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Bilayer Elasticity and Its Effects on Channel-Forming Peptides

  • H. W. Huang
Conference paper
Part of the Springer Proceedings in Physics book series (SPPHY, volume 66)

Abstract

The internal elastic mode of a bilayer and its effect on channel-forming peptides are discussed. We explain the effect of bilayer thickness on the gramicidin channel lifetime and discuss a new phase-transition-like phenomenon of alamethicin in bilayers.

Keywords

Contact Angle Lipid Bilayer Bilayer Thickness Gramicidin Channel Narrow Transition Region 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1992

Authors and Affiliations

  • H. W. Huang
    • 1
  1. 1.Physics DepartmentRice UniversityHoustonUSA

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