Comparison of two different partially fluorinated phosphatidylcholines with the perfluorobutyl group on thermotropic properties of the bilayer membrane and reconstituted bacteriorhodopsin
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We would like to thank Ms. Maria Takahashi for sample preparation and CD measurements of bR/F4-DPPC.
This work was partly supported by Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research (KAKENHI: 15K05558 to M.S., 18K06568 to T.T., 16K05509 to H.T., and 18H04381 to H.A.) from the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS).
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Tamami Yanagi declares that she has no conflict of interest. Toshiyuki Takagi declares that he has no conflict of interest. Hiroshi Takahashi declares that he has no conflict of interest. Takashi Kikukawa declares that he has no conflict of interest. Hideki Amii declares that he has no conflict of interest. Masashi Sonoyama declares that he has no conflict of interest.
This article does not contain any studies with human participants or animals performed by any of the authors.
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