ISBN-10:
0471979864
ISBN-13:
9780471979869
Pub. Date:
01/28/2000
Publisher:
Wiley
Giant Vesicles: Perspectives in Supramolecular Chemistry / Edition 1

Giant Vesicles: Perspectives in Supramolecular Chemistry / Edition 1

by Pier Luigi Luisi, Peter Walde

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ISBN-13: 9780471979869
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 01/28/2000
Series: Perspectives in Supramolecular Chemistry Series
Pages: 426
Product dimensions: 6.24(w) x 9.27(h) x 1.16(d)

About the Author

Pier Luigi Luisi and Peter Walde, both of Institut fürPolymere, ETH-Zürich, Switzerland

Table of Contents

Contributors.

Preface.

Part One: INTRODUCTION.

1 Why Giant Vesicles? (Pier Luigi Luisi).

2 Giant Vesicles: a Historical Introduction (Danilo D.Lasic).

Part Two: PREPARATION METHODS.

3 Liposome Electroformation (Miglena I. Angelova).

4 Formation of Giant Vesicles from Different Kinds of LipidsUsing the Electroformation Method (Aline Fischer, Pier LuigiLuisi, Thomas Oberhober and Peter Walde).

5 Observation of a Variety of Giant Vesicles under an Optical(Ken-ichirou Akashi, Kazuhiko Kinosita, Jr., Hidetake Miyata andHiroyasu Itoh).

Part Three: BASIC THEORETICAL ASPECTS.

6 Bending Elasticity of Fluid Membranes (WolfgangHelfrich).

7 Giant Vesicles: a Theoretical Perspective (UdoSeifert).

8 Free Energy of a Fluctuating Vesicle. Influence of theFluctuations on the Laplace Law (Isak Bivas).

Part Four: PHYSICAL PROPERTIES.

9 Use of Micropipet Manipulation Techniques to Measure theProperties of Giant Lipid Vesicles (David Needham and DonchoZhelev).

10 Fluctuating Vesicle Shapes (Hans-GüntherDöbereiner).

11 Oblate-Prolate Transition of Ellipsoidal Magnetoliposomes:Experiments showing an Anisotropic Spontaneous Curvature(Olivier Sandre, Christine Ménager, Jerome Prost,Valérie Cabuil, Jean-Claude Bacri and Andrejs Cebers).

12 Micromanipulation of Tubular Vesicles (Liyu Xu andHans-Günther Döbereiner).

13 Electromechanical Properties of Model Membranes and GiantVesicle Deformations (Philippe Méléard, ClaireGerbeaud Tanja Pott and Marin D. Mitov).

14 Mechanical Properties of Lipid Bilayers Containing GraftedLipids (Isak Bivas, Victoria Vitkova, Marin D. Mitov, MathiasWinterhalter, Rossitsa G. Alargova, Philippe Méléard andPierre Bothorel).

15 Motion of Particles Attached to Giant Vesicles: Falling BallViscosimetry and Elasticity Measurements on Lipid Membranes(Rumiana Djmova, Christian Dietrich and BernardPouligny).

16 Control of Fusion Between Giant Vesicles (Sek Wen Hui,Meghan Perkins and Parthapratim Chandaroy).

17 Membrane Roughness and Dispersive Phase as Effects ofHigher-order Bending in Fluid Membranes (Beate Klosgen andWolfgang Helfrich).

18 Swelling and Separation of DOPC Multilayer Systems(Johannes Thimmel, Beate Kliisgen, Wolfgang Helfrich and GertRapp).

19 Dynamic Aspects of Fatty Acid Vesicles: pH-inducedVesicle-Micelle Transition and Dilution-induced Formation of GiantVesicles (Ayako Goto, Akihiro Suzuki, Hisashi Yoshioka, RensukeGoto, Toyoko Imae, Keiji Yamazaki and Peter Walde).

Part Five: CHEMICAL AND BIOLOGICAL ASPECTS.

20 Giant Liposomes as Model Biomembranes for Roles of Lipids inCellular Signalling (Paavo K. J. Kinnunen, Juha M. Holopainenand Miglena I. Angelova).

21 Microinjection of Macromolecules in Giant Vesicles Preparedby Electroformation (Thomas Oberholzer and AlineFischer).

22 Enzymatic Reactions in Giant Vesicles (PeterWalde).

23 Giant Phospholipid Vesicles Entrapping Giant DNA(Shin-ichirou Nomura and Kcnichi Yoshikawa).

24 Cell Deformation Mechanisms Studied with Actin-containingGiant Vesicles, a Cell-mimicking System (Hidetake Miyata, KazuoOhki, Gerard Marriott, Shuji Nishiyama, Ken-ichirou Akashi andKazuhiko Kinosita, Jr.).

25 Light-Induced Shape Transitions of Giant Vesicles (PeterG. Petrov and Hans-Günther Dobereiner).

26 Changes in the Morphology of Giant Vesicles Under VariousPhysico-chemical Stresses (Marie-Alice Guedeau-Boudeville,Anne-Laure Bernard, Jean-Claude Bradley, Alok Singh and LudovicJullien).

27 Magnification of Shape Fluctuations of Active GiantUnilamellar Vesicles (Jean-Baptiste Manneville, PatriciaBassereau, Daniel Lévy and Jacques Prost).

28 Entrapment of Proteins in Soybean PhosphatidylcholineVesicles (Masanao Imai, Kazuhito Nagayama, Hikaru Tanaka,Nobukazu Osaki and Toshifusa Doi).

29 Study on Stress-mediated Behavior and Preparation of GiantVesicles (Toshinori Shimanouchi, Hiroshi Umakoshi and RyoichiKuboi).

30 Molecular Organization on Giant Unilamellar Vesicles(Susanne Gangl, Susanne Stark, Peter Mayrhofer, Dominik Runzler,Caroline Thurner, Arno Lukas, Bernd Mayer and GottfriedKohler).

31 Membrane Properties of Archaeal Phospholipids: Effect ofMacrocyclization (Olivier Dannenmuller, Yoichi Nakatani, GuyOurisson, Kenji Arakawa, Tadashi Eguchi, Katsumi Kakinuma, SylvieBlanc and Anne-Marie Albrecht).

Cumulative Author Index.

Cumulative Title Index.

Index.

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