PHYSSunday, 10 September 2006

8:15 AM-12:00 PM Grand Hyatt San Francisco -- Merced, Oral
Physical Chemical Foundations of Biological Membrane Phenomena
Cholesterol-dependent Lateral Heterogeneities
Organizers:Tobias Baumgart
Erin D. Sheets
Presiding:Paulo F. Almeida
8:15 AMIntroductory Remarks
8:20 AMInterrelated physical chemical properties of membranes containing cholesterol and phospholipids
Harden M. McConnell, Arun Radhakrishnan
9:00 AMTheoretical predictions of the phase diagram of ternary mixtures of cholesterol, saturated lipids and unsaturated lipids
Igal Szleifer, Richard Elliot, Michael Schick
9:20 AMBiophysical mechanism of raft domain coupling in planar lipid bilayers
Sumit Garg, Christoph A Naumann, Juergen Ruehe, Rainer Jordan, Karin Lüdtke
9:40 AMComposition and 2D diffusion of liquid domains in lipid vesicle membranes
Sarah L. Veatch, Pietro Cicuta, Klaus Gawrisch, Sarah L. Keller
10:20 AMIntermission
10:40 AMOrdering and displacement of cholesterol in phospholipid monolayers by hexadecanol and octanol
Maria Ratajczak, Chris Ko, Canay Ege, Jaroslaw Majewski, Kristian Kjaer, Yvonne Lange, Theodore Steck, Ka Yee C. Lee
11:20 AMTwo-dimensional surfactants and lipid raft organization
Michael J Saxton, Paulo F. Almeida

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The 232nd ACS National Meeting, San Francisco, CA, September 10-14, 2006