Chapter 6: Membranes

Table 6.3 Experimental models for biological membranes


Model
Components
Plasma membrane
Brain lipids
Phospholipid and cholesterol
Erythrocyte extract
E. coli extract
Nerve cell membrane
Brain lipids
Oxidized cholesterol plus dodecyl acid phosphate
Mitochondrial membrane
Phospholipid plus cholesterol
Oxidized cholesterol plus dodecyl acid phosphate
Thylakoid membrane
Chlorophylls plus phospholipid
Chloroplast extract
Visual receptor membrane
Carotenoid pigments plus phospholipid plus oxidized cholesterol

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