Isolation and Characterization of Biological Membranes

  • George Sachs
  • Rolf Kinne


The discovery of a pathological alteration in the plasma membrane of a eukaryotic cell is, for the biochemist, reflexively associated with either isolation of the altered component or the altered entity. The purpose of this chapter is to provide some general guidelines for separation of the membrane as an entity.


Membrane Vesicle Brush Border Brush Border Membrane Phosphate Uptake Plasma Membrane Vesicle 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • George Sachs
    • 1
  • Rolf Kinne
    • 2
  1. 1.Laboratory of Membrane BiologyUniversity of Alabama School of MedicineBirminghamUSA
  2. 2.Max Planck Institute for BiophysicsFrankfurtWest Germany

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