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Physiological regulation of membrane fluidity

Physiological regulation of membrane fluidity

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Published by A.R. Liss in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Membranes (Biology) -- Mechanical properties.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementeditors, Roland C. Aloia, Cyril C. Curtain, Larry M. Gordon.
    SeriesAdvances in membrane fluidity -- v. 3.
    ContributionsAloia, Roland C., Curtain, Cyril C., Gordon, Larry M.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQH601 .A39 v.3, QH601 .A39 v.3
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 369 p. :
    Number of Pages369
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15156460M
    ISBN 100845146025
    LC Control Number88000780

    Future research will need to account for the inherent complexities and diversity of membrane systems when working toward a quantitative understanding of membrane protein behavior in membranes. This is an important goal toward a thorough understanding of how the membrane and its protein constituents define the physiology of each living by: 6.   This location for sensing seems reasonable given that membrane fluidity is highly sensitive to even nondenaturing physiological temperatures and can be adjusted by the cell, thereby explaining the importance of relative, rather than absolute, temperature for by:

    Organisms in hot environments will not be able to passively dissipate metabolically generated heat. Instead, they have to revert to evaporative cooling, a process that is energetically expensive and promotes excessive water loss. To alleviate these costs, birds in captivity let their body temperature increase, thereby entering a state of by:   The cell membrane (also known as the plasma membrane or cytoplasmic membrane, and historically referred to as the plasmalemma) is a biological membrane that separates the interior of all cells from the outside environment (the extracellular space) which protects the cell from its environment [1] [2] consisting of a lipid bilayer with embedded proteins.. The cell membrane controls the Author: Jgbty.

    This chapter discusses the recent insights into the mechanisms of membrane adaptation of Archaea and Bacteria to high temperatures, with an emphasis on the structure and function of the lipids that constitute the membrane of hyperthermophiles. The cytoplasmic membrane plays an essential role in many metabolic processes, energy transduction, and by: 5. The aim of this book is to bring together in one volume the current research and thought on the concept of membrane fluidity as a biological phenomenon. The invited articles are intended to review recent develop ments in the areas of membrane research covered and to summarize the current concepts and theories in those areas. The authors have been given ample opportunity to present their.


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Physiological regulation of membrane fluidity. New York: A.R. Liss, © (OCoLC) Online version: Physiological regulation of membrane fluidity. New York: A.R. Liss, © (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Roland C Aloia; Cyril C Curtain; Larry M Gordon.

The human cell membrane is the cornerstone of an elaborate interplay between the extracellular and the intracellular worlds. Understanding the physiology of the cell membrane provides the foundation for understanding many processes in the human body from how the heart beats to how neurons communicate, arrhythmia evolve and muscle pathology in many neurological diseases.

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This book represents the proceedings of a Satellite Symposium of the XIth International Congress of Biochemistry on "Control of Membrane Fluidity" which was held on July 7, at the Charles H. Best Institute, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada.

The aim of this book is to bring together in one volume the current research and thought on the concept of membrane fluidity as a biological phenomenon. The invited articles are intended to review recent develop­ ments in the areas of membrane research covered and to summarize the current concepts and theories in those areas.

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Membrane fluidity: A widely used but subjective term that describes the relative diffusional motion of molecules within membranes. Fluidity is used rather than viscosity. Regulatory role of membrane fluidity in gene expression and physiological functions for the perception of changes in membrane fluidity have not been fully characterized.

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FIG. Model for the sterol-mediated proteolytic release of SREBPs from membranes. (Top) Release is initiated by Site-1 protease (S1P), a sterol-regulated protease that recognizes the SCAP/ SREBP complex and cleaves SREBP in the luminal loop between two membrane-spanning sequences.

SCAP allows Site-1 cleavage to be activated when cells are deprived of sterols, and it inhibits this process. A model for sensing and transduction of low-temperature signals has emerged from our results, which we discuss in the context of transcriptional regulation of membrane lipid fluidity homeostasis.

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Membrane Fluidity in Biology, Volume 4: Cellular Aspects provides a unique interpretation of membrane and cellular activity, as well as cellular aspects of membrane fluidity. This book discusses the influence of membrane fluidity on enzyme activity, function of the sarcoplasmic reticulum in skeletal muscle, role of cholesterol in membrane Book Edition: 1.

The cell membrane (also known as the plasma membrane (PM) or cytoplasmic membrane, and historically referred to as the plasmalemma) is a biological membrane that separates the interior of all cells from the outside environment (the extracellular space) which protects the cell from its environment.

The cell membrane consists of a lipid bilayer, including cholesterols (a lipid component) that. Adaptive regulation of membrane lipid biosynthesis in bacilli by environmental temperature, p. 77– In M. Kates and, A. Kuksis (ed.), Membrane Fluidity.

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Author(s): Aloia,Roland C; Curtain,Cyril C; Gordon,Larry M Title(s): Physiological regulation of membrane fluidity/ editors, Roland C. Aloia, Cyril C. Curtain. Cyanobacteria: Signaling and Regulation Systems | Book cold stress • Feedback regulation of membrane fluidity by FA desaturation • Membrane fluidization under heat stress • Membrane fluidity under hyperosmotic stress • Membrane fluidity under hypoosmotic stress • Effects of the membrane fluidity on physiological processes.One function of cholesterol in mammalian cells is to regulate membrane fluidity.

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