Phospholipid spherules (liposomes) as a model for biological membranes.


This review describes the properties of artificial spherules composed of phospholipids and various long-chain anions or cations. The lipids, which are in the liquid-crystal state, trap aqueous solutes such as cations, anions, glucose, or glycine in aqueous compartments between a series of lipid bilayers. The diffusion of these solutes from the spherules can… (More)


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@article{Sessa1968PhospholipidS, title={Phospholipid spherules (liposomes) as a model for biological membranes.}, author={G Sessa and Gaia Weissmann}, journal={Journal of lipid research}, year={1968}, volume={9 3}, pages={310-8} }