The Effects of Different Cations on the Electrical Properties of the Channel Formed by Megathura Crenulata Hemocyanin

  • G. Menestrina
  • C. Porcelluzzi
  • R. Antolini
Conference paper

Abstract

Megathura crenulata hemocyanin incorporates into lipid bilayers forming ionic channels through them which are mainly cation selective. The channels have a fixed orientation with respect to the side of protein addition, which is called the cis side (1).

Keywords

Carboxyl Histidine Croup 

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1986

Authors and Affiliations

  • G. Menestrina
    • 1
  • C. Porcelluzzi
    • 1
  • R. Antolini
    • 1
  1. 1.Dipartimento di FisicaUniversita’ di TrentoPovo (TN)Italy

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