Advances in Planar Lipid Bilayers and Liposomes: Volume 18

Advances in Planar Lipid Bilayers and Liposomes: Volume 18

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Advances in Planar Lipid Bilayers and Liposomes cover a broad range of topics, including main arrangements of the reconstituted system, namely planar lipid bilayers as well as spherical liposomes. The invited authors present the latest results of their own research groups in this exciting, multidisciplinary field.
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  • Hardback | 282 pages
  • 157.48 x 231.14 x 22.86mm | 544.31g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • 0124115152
  • 9780124115156

Table of contents

Charged Lipid Bilayers in Aqueous Surroundings with Low pH
Denitsa Mitkova, Angelina Stoyanova-Ivanova, Stela Georgieva, Petar Todorov, Nikolay Kozarev, Yury A. Ermakov and Victoria Vitkova

Application of Infrared Spectroscopy for Structural Analysis of Planar Lipid Bilayers Under Electrochemical Control
Izabella Brand

Electroformation of Giant Vesicles and Transformation to Oligovesicular Vesicles
Yukihisa Okumura

Coupling of Membrane Elasticity and Structure to Protein Function
Georg Pabst

The Micellar Cubic Fd3m Phase: Recent Advances in the Structural Characterization and Potential Applications
Anan Yaghmur and Michael Rappolt

Recent Developments in the Production, Analysis and Applications of Cubic Phases Formed by Lipids
Annela M. Seddon

Polymer and Colloidal Inclusions in Lyotropic Lamellar and Hexagonal Surfactant Mesophases
Guruswamy Kumaraswamy and Kamendra P. Sharma

Stabilisation of Lipid-based Lyotropic Liquid Crystalline Phases by Nanoparticles: Perspectives for Colloid-Isasomes
Francois Muller, Jeril Degrouard, and Anniina Salonen

Bacterially-Derived Nano-Materials and Enzyme-Driven Lipid Associated Metallic Particle Catalyst Formation Rachel Sammons, Anqi Wang, Iryna Mikheenko, Stephanie Handley-Sidhu, and Lynne E. Macaskie
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About Chandrashekhar V. Kulkarni

Ales Iglic received his B.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in physics and M.Sc. degree in biophysics from the Department of Physics, and the Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering from the Faculty of Electrical Engineering, all from the University of Ljubljana. He is a Full Professor and the Head of Laboratory of Biophysics of the Faculty of Electrical Engineering at University of Ljubljana. His main research interests are in electrostatics, mechanics and statistical physics of lipid nanostructures and biological membranes. He is devoted to higher education, basic research in biophysics and close contacts to clinical practice. Prof. Iglic was visiting scientist and professor at Abo Academy University in Turku (Finland), Friedrich Schiller University in Jena (Germany) and Czech Technical University in Prague (Czech Republic). He established collaborations with researchers from different universities across the Europe, USA and India and was supervisor of many M.Sc., Ph.D. and postdoctoral students from Slovenia, Czech Republic, Poland, Iran, Bulgaria, Germany, India and Israel. Since 2009 is the editor of Elsevier book series "Advances in Planar Lipid Bilayers and Liposomes" (APLBL). Chandrashekhar V. Kulkarni received his PhD in Chemical Biology from University of London for which he was in receipt of a Marie Curie Early Stage Researcher Fellowship at Imperial College London (2005-2008). Earlier he completed his BSc (1999) and MSc (2001) in Chemistry from Shivaji University Kolhapur, India and started his research career at the National Chemical Laboratory Pune, India. He had a few postdoc stints at University of Graz-Austria, University of Bayreuth-Germany and University of Cambridge-UK during which he worked on a wide range of projects. In March 2013 Dr Kulkarni started 'Lipid Nanostructures Group' focussing on highly interdisciplinary and cutting-edge projects. Some of his research interests include complex biomembranes and biomolecule interactions, nanostructured lipid particles as carrier systems, and novel nano-bio-applications of lipid nanostructures. Dr Kulkarni joined the editorial board of APLBL in early 2013 and later as an editor of this book series.
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