The requirement for lipid fluidity in the formation and structure of lipoproteins: Thermotropic analysis of apolipoprotein-alanine binding to dimyristoyl phosphatidylcholine

Henry J. Pownall, J. D. Morrisett, J. T. Sparrow, Antonio Gotto

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Abstract

By circular dichroic, fluorescence and ultracentrifugal methods, it is shown that apoLP-alanine binds to dimyristoyl phosphatidylcholine in its liquid crystalline state more efficiently than its gel state.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)779-786
Number of pages8
JournalBiochemical and Biophysical Research Communications
Volume60
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 23 1974

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biophysics
  • Biochemistry
  • Molecular Biology
  • Cell Biology

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