Molecular simulations and biomembranes from biophysics to function by M. S. P. Sansom

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  • Membrane Proteins,
  • Computer simulation,
  • Molecular Dynamics Simulation,
  • Membranes,
  • Physiology,
  • Membranes (Biology)

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

Statementedited by Mark S.P. Sansom and Philip C. Biggin
SeriesRSC biomolecular sciences -- no. 20, RSC biomolecular sciences -- no. 20.
ContributionsRoyal Society of Chemistry (Great Britain)
LC ClassificationsQH601 .M653 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 314 p. :
Number of Pages314
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25271389M
ISBN 100854041893
ISBN 109780854041893
LC Control Number2012360676

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Peter Tieleman Computer simulations of lipids and membrane proteins are essentially standard biomolecular simulation projects but there are a number of issues that are specific to membranes or require ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xvi, pages: illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm.

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Syma Khalid and Marc Baaden Outer membrane proteins (OMPs) of Gram-negative bacteria have a variety of functions including passive transport, active transport, catalysis Coarse-grained (CG) models of lipids and proteins are making an increasing impact on molecular dynamics simulations of membrane proteins and peptides.

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The two basic categories of membrane proteins were introduced in Chapter 3: integral proteins, all or part of which penetrate or span the New textbooks at all levels of chemistry appear with great regularity. Some fields like basic biochemistry, organic reaction mechanisms, and chemical thermody­ namics are well represented by many excellent texts, and new or revised editions are published sufficiently often to keep up with progress in :// Molecular dynamics simulations of water above a lipid (dimyristoylphosphatidylcholine) monolayer show that the structure and dynamics of the water are quite sensitive to the treatment of the long Read the latest chapters of Advances in Biomembranes and Lipid Self-Assembly atElsevier’s leading platform of peer-reviewed scholarly literature Advances in Biomembranes and Lipid Self-Assembly.

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understanding ion transport across biomembranes) must find a common language to communicate ideas, approaches, and results.

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The effect of the type of nanoparticles was studied by considering graphene, graphene nanoribbons, graphene oxide, nanocones, fullerenes and ://   Introduction. Simulations of biomembranes that span a variety of length scales have become common over the last two decades [1–9].This, however, does not imply that simulations can be performed without closely inspecting the simulation details as it has been shown that unfortunate choices in conditions or parameters can lead to unsuccessful simulations [10–12].

Larger scale simulations allow us to address a number of aspects of the dynamic organization of lipids and proteins in models of bacterial, viral, and mammalian cell membranes 4. [1] Hedger, G., and Sansom, M. () Lipid interaction sites on channels, transporters and receptors: recent insights from molecular dynamics simulations, ‘molecular-simulations-biomembranes.

Introduction to Molecular Simulation and Statistical Thermodynamics Thijs J.H. Vlugt Delft University of Technology Process & Energy Laboratory Leeghwaterstraat 44 CA Delft, The Netherlands Jan P.J.M. van der Eerden Condensed Matter and Interfaces (CMI) Department of Chemistry Utrecht University Utrecht, The Netherlands Marjolein   We have investigated the phase behavior of DPPC (dipalmitoylphosphatidylcholine) monolayers at the water−air interface using molecular dynamics simulations, where the phospholipids and the water molecules are modeled atomistically.

We report pressure−area isotherms in the interval of − K. Our results show evidence for a liquid condensed (LC) to liquid expanded (LE) phase   Computing a definite integral is a simple illustrative example of using Monte Carlo method.

Consider the simple function () = and its definite integral from 0 to 1: = ∫ In this case, the conformation space is two dimensional and random x and y values will Force Fields for Biomembranes Simulations.

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Royal Society of Chemistry, Long time and large size molecular dynamics simulations made feasible through new TeraGrid hardware and :// Since molecular processes in membranes occur on a multitude of spatial and time scales, molecular simulations of membranes can also serve as a testing ground for use of multi-scale simulation techniques.

This book addresses some of the important issues related to understanding properties and behavior of model biological membranes and it Biomembranes are omnipresent in the living world. Each cell is bounded by a cell (plasma) membrane.

Also, sub-cellular structures (organelles and nucleus) are enclosed in internal membranes (Fig. Protein Aggregation and Misfolding at the Cell Membrane Interface. Edited by select article Interaction between amyloidogenic proteins and biomembranes in protein misfolding diseases: Mechanisms, contributors, and therapy select article Aggregation of PrP– on surfaces of neutral and negatively charged membranes studied by Request PDF | Biomembranes in atomistic and coarse-grained simulations | The architecture of biological membranes is tightly coupled to the localization, organization, and function of membrane Through molecular dynamics simulations, the model is used to investigate the thermal, structural and elastic properties of lipid membranes.

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Types of Papers: regular papers, reviews and   The molecular and structural organization of biomembranes from the sub-nanometer scale to tens of nanometers in silico is probably best addressed by CG MD simulations.

These can be extended easily to tens of microseconds, capturing the typical timescale of molecular diffusion and   Since molecular processes in membranes occur on a multitude of spatial and time scales, molecular simulations of membranes can also serve as a testing ground for use of multi-scale simulation techniques.

This book addresses some of the important issues related to understanding properties and behavior of model biological membranes and it The need for information in the understanding of membrane systems has been caused by three things - an increase in computer power; methodological developments and the recent expansion in the number of researchers working on it worldwide.

However, Computer simulations (Molecular Mechanics, Molecular Dynamics, Monte Carlo simulations) are some of the most promising methods for achieving this purpose.

Among these methods, Molecular Dynamics can give details that are difficult or impossible to obtain ://. Molecular dynamics simulations of α-tocopherol in a number of saturated phospholipid bilayers were performed at, and K. The phospholipids contained either short acyl tails, i.e   We present a molecular dynamics study on the interaction of styryl-type voltage-sensitive dyes with a lipid membrane.

In this work, voltage-sensitive dyes are proposed as interesting model amphiphiles for biomolecular simulation, due to the wealth of biophysical and thermodynamical data available on their behavior and their binding to lipid membranes.

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