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Methods in membrane and transporter research

Methods in membrane and transporter research

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Published by R.G. Landes Co. in Austin .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cell membranes -- Research -- Methodology.,
  • Biological transport, Active -- Research -- Methodology.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

    Statement[edited by] James A. Schafer ... [et al.].
    SeriesMolecular biology intelligence unit, Molecular biology intelligence unit (Unnumbered)
    ContributionsSchafer, J. A. 1941-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQH601 .M4863 1994
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 402 p. :
    Number of Pages402
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1089760M
    ISBN 101570591520
    LC Control Number94013870

    studies are needed. Membrane proteins are challenging since it is not easy to produce large amounts of these proteins and they readily precipitate due to their hydrophobic nature. In this thesis the function or structure of three different membrane protein transporters were studied; Melibiose permease (MelB), a sugar co-transporter from Escherichia.


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Studies of membrane transporters have had a great impact on our understanding of human diseases and the design of effective drugs. In Membrane Transporters in Drug Discovery and Development: Methods adn Protocols, expert researchers provide practical methodologies of the ongoing research on membrane transporters, considering applications of transporter technologies in drug discovery and.

Studies of membrane transporters have had a great impact on our understanding of human diseases and the design of effective drugs. In Membrane Transporters in Drug Discovery and Development: Methods and Protocols, expert researchers provide practical methodologies of the ongoing research on membrane transporters, considering applications of transporter technologies in drug discovery and Format: Hardcover.

Membrane Transporters: Methods and Protocols provides various practical methodologies for the ongoing research on membrane transporters. To provide readers the most up-to-date information, several emerging fields and methodologies are embraced in this book, including pharmacogenomics, bioin-formatics, and microarray technology.5/5(1).

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VolumePages () SSM-Based Electrophysiology Methods in membrane and transporter research book Transporter Research. Comprehensive and highly practical, Membrane Transporters: Methods and Protocols offers investigators working in biopharmaceutical science, drug discovery, and drug delivery both an array of powerful tools for work on membrane transporters and an essential guide to the state-of-the-art in the membrane transporter field today.

Philip L. Yeagle, in The Membranes of Cells (Third Edition), Passive Diffusion. The simplest form of membrane transport, passive diffusion, refers to the diffusion of a species by random processes through the lipid bilayer of a membrane from one side of the membrane to another (and back again), independent of any metabolic flux of the transported species in passive.

The development of robust bioinformatics-based methods for the prediction of membrane transport proteins and their substrate specificities is therefore an important and urgent task. A must-have far-reaching text that provides readers with a state-of-the-art molecule update on transmembrane transporters, focusing on the methodological approaches currently employed to better understand how transporters work and how they can be used in cutting edge therapies.

Each chapter begins with Methods in membrane and transporter research book overview of the importnat biological questions presently being considered in their field. / Fluorimetric methods for analysis of permeability, drug transport kinetics, and inhibition of the ABCB1 membrane transporter.

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In recent years. The methods reported were primarily cell-based (N = out of replies), followed by membrane-based (N = 35) and few cases of Xenopus oocytes (N = 3). The membrane-based methods referenced here included ATPase and vesicular transport methods, both reported Methods in membrane and transporter research book be used with equal prevalence (Fig.

6 D).Cited by: 5. A Structure-Function Toolbox for Membrane Transporter and Channels, Volumea new release in the Methods in Enzymology series, continues the legacy of this premier serial with quality chapters authored by leaders in the field. New chapters in the updated serial include Cryo-EM on membrane proteins embedded in nanodics, Solid-Supported.

The biological barriers to drug delivery can basically be divided into epithelial, endothelial, elimination, and target cell barriers.

Membrane transporters play an important role in drug entrance and exit from the body. In addition, it is possible to utilize transporters for drug delivery, e.g., improving oral absorption via Methods in membrane and transporter research book by: 7.

A membrane transport protein (or simply transporter) is a membrane protein involved in the movement of ions, small molecules, and macromolecules, such as another protein, across a biological ort proteins are integral transmembrane protein; that is they exist permanently within and span the membrane across which they transport substances.

However, the structural and functional data of membrane transporters are limited, thus the in silico modelling is really challenging and urgent tool in elucidation of transporter ligands. Focus of this research was a particular transporter bilitranslocase (BTL).Author: Katja Venko, Marjana Novič.

Process of eliminating material from a cell by means of a vesicle approaching the cell surface, fusing with the plasma membrane, and expelling its contents; used to release cell secretions, replace worn-out plasma membrane, and replace membrane that has been internalized by endocytosis.

Start studying Methods Of Transport Across Plasma Membrane. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. Search. (transporter) moves a solute down its concentration gradient across the plasma membrane.

Passive movement of water molecules across a selectively permeable membrane from an area of high to. Comprehensive and highly practical, Membrane Transporters: Methods and Protocols offers investigators working in biopharmaceutical science, drug discovery, and drug delivery both an array of powerful tools for work on membrane transporters and an essential guide to the state-of-the-art in the membrane transporter field today.\/span>\"@ en\/a.

The Membrane Transport Physiology Laboratory also utilizes Xenopus oocytes for heterologous expression of transporter and channel sion is analyzed using two-microelectrode voltage clamp. The panel at left shows a current-voltage plot showing the currents produced by expressed SLC5A8 in the presence and absence of butyrate, a substrate carried by this transporter (see below).

In vitro ABC transporter assays rely on two basic principles: (1) use whole cells expressing the transporter(s) or (2) utilize membrane preparations containing the transporter(s) studied (reviewed in). This review is focusing on the membrane based assays used in ABC transporter research.

- SSM-Based Electrophysiology for Transporter Research SURFE²R N1 and SURFE²R 96SE book chapter in Methody in Enzymology. Authors: Bazzone A., Barthmes M., Fendler K. Book chapter: In: Methods in Enzymology, Chapter 2 () Membrane Diffusion The simplest kind of transport is the unassisted diffusion of solutes across membranes (see Figure 1a).

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Everyday low prices and free delivery on 5/5(1). The cell membrane functions like a gate, controlling what enters and leaves the cell. The cell membrane controls the ease with which substances pass into and out of the cell-some substances easily cross the membrane, while others cannot cross at all.

For this reason, the cell membrane is said to be selectively permeable. Model of a cell membrane. Extracellular Vesicles, Volume in the Methods in Enzymology series continues the legacy of this premier serial with quality chapters authored by leaders in the field.

Chapters in this new release include Genetic labeling of extracellular vesicle exosomes for studying biogenesis and uptake in living mammalian cells, Fluorescent Labeling of Extracellular Vesicles, Isolation of extracellular.

T1 - Chapter 7. T2 - Computational Characterization of Molecular Mechanisms of Membrane Transporter Function. AU - Trebesch, Noah. AU - Vermaas, Josh V. AU - Tajkhorshid, Emad. PY - /1/1. Y1 - /1/1.

N2 - Transport of materials across the cellular membrane is a fundamental process in : Noah Trebesch, Josh V. Vermaas, Emad Tajkhorshid. To conclude, in this study we have identified 4-coumarate and liquiritigenin as molecules that are translocated by ABCG10, a plasma membrane transporter from M.

truncatula. The data presented constitute evidence that the full-size ABCG protein is involved in the translocation of early intermediates from the phenylpropanoid biosynthetic by: The cellular uptake mechanism of transporters plays a key role in the pharmacokinetic profile of many structurally unrelated drugs.

Present at all important pharmacological barrier tissues, these proteins enable the translocation of medium to low permeability drug substances across plasma membranes, and thereby determine absorption, distribution and elimination routing.

Application to cell models. In this study, the temporal changes of r c were calculated for p(o), f′(V m), E X, and I confirmed that Eq. 13 was satisfied with a precision of 10 −4, that is, the sum of r c became 1 at every moment (not shown).

For physiological interest, we showed r c obtained by fixing p(o) for ion channels, or I Y for transporters in Figs. 3– by: This volume brings together contributors from several different fields of cell biology, physiology, and molecular biology.

The common thread that runs through all of the work presented is that cell processes regulate the activities of membrane transport proteins and classes of membrane transport proteins participate in a number of critical cell phenomena.

Fluorimetric methods for analysis of permeability, drug transport kinetics, and inhibition of the ABCB1 membrane transporter Ana Armada, Célia Maria da Silva Martins, Gabriella Spengler, Joseph Molnar, Leonard Amaral, António Sebastião Rodrigues, Miguel ViveirosCited by: 4.

About this book A must-have far-reaching text that provides readers with a state-of-the-art molecule update on transmembrane transporters, focusing on the methodological approaches currently employed to better understand how transporters work and how they can be used in cutting edge therapies.

Research in my group focuses on understanding how nutrient transporters function at a molecular level. In humans, many of the membrane proteins involved in absorbing nutrients from our diet are also responsible for drug transport and distribution into specific organs, including the central nervous system, liver, kidneys and GI tract.

Describes experimental methods for investigating the function of pumps, channels and transporters Covers new emerging analytical methods used to study ion transport membrane proteins such as single-molecule spectroscopy Details a wide range of electrophysiological techniques and spectroscopic methods used to analyze the function of ion channels, ion pumps and transporters Covers state-of-the.

In cellular biology, membrane transport refers to the collection of mechanisms that regulate the passage of solutes such as ions and small molecules through biological membranes, which are lipid bilayers that contain proteins embedded in them.

The regulation of passage through the membrane is due to selective membrane permeability - a characteristic of biological membranes which allows them to. The structurally determined lactose transporter has an oval shape normal to the membrane with dimensions (long and short axis) of 6 nm x 3 nm (BNID ).

Assuming a similar size for the glucose transporter, the area it occupies on the membrane is ≈ nm 2 (though a value about 4 fold larger for the glucose like PTS transport system is. A major goal in the fields of physiology and biophysics is to understand the molecular machinery underlying human membrane transporter functions.

The Membrane Transporter Research Center (MTRC) at UCLA brings together laboratories at UCLA with a research interest in the biology, biophysics, and structure of human membrane transporter proteins.

Takeyasu Lab employs a variety of techniques including fluorescence and atomic force microscopies, protein chemistry and bioinformatics, together with conventional biochemical and molecular biological methods to investigate fundamental aspects of cellular events such as genome folding, membrane dynamics and nucleo-cytoplsamic transport.

Transporters are essential in homeostatic exchange of endogenous and exogenous substances at the systematic, organic, cellular, and subcellular levels. Gene mutations of transporters are often related to pharmacogenetics traits. Recent developments in high throughput technologies on genomics, transcriptomics and proteomics allow in depth studies of transporter genes in normal cellular.

The pdf region of the ABC transporter protects hydrophilic substrates from the lipids of the membrane bilayer thus providing a pathway across the cell membrane. In gram-negative bacteria, exporters transport lipids and some polysaccharides from the cytoplasm to the periplasm.

Describing methods of passive and active transport across the cell membrane.Proteoliposomes represent ebook suitable and up to date tool ebook studying membrane transporters which physiologically mediate absorption, excretion, trafficking and reabsorption of nutrients and metabolites. Using recently developed reconstitution strategies, transporters can be inserted in artificial bilayers with the same orientation as in the cell membranes and in the absence of other Cited by: