Assuming the cell membrane to have a spherical shape, geometry tells us that the area of the inner leaflet is smaller than the area of the outer due to the difference in radius between them. Does this ...
I know that there are flipases and flopases that facilitate this sort of thing, but i'm curious about other possible influences. Can donnan effect be reversed so that phospholipids follow ions. For ...
According to my textbook, Davson-Danielli's model of a phospholipid bilayer sandwiched between two layers of globular protein was incorrect. The nonpolar protein portions would separate the polar ...