Liposomes: Preparation and Membrane Protein Reconstitution

  • Maïté Paternostre
  • Michel Ollivon
  • Jacques Bolard
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Liposomes are hollow microspheres, their membrane is composed of one or several lipid bilayers and encapsulates a small volume of the medium in which they have been prepared. This morphology enables them to encapsulate water-soluble compounds in their internal volume and liposoluble ones in the bilayers.


Lipid Concentration Mixed Micelle Liposome Formation Scintillation Vial Critical Micellar Concentration 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Maïté Paternostre
    • 1
  • Michel Ollivon
    • 1
  • Jacques Bolard
    • 2
  1. 1.Equipe Physicochimie des Systemes Polyphases, URA CNRS 1218Universite Paris SudChatenay-MalabryFrance
  2. 2.Laboratoire de Physique et Chimie Biomoleculaires, URA CNRS 198Universite Pierre et Marie CurieParis Cedex 0.5France

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