9. Molecular Dynamics Study of Isoprenoid-Chained Lipids: Salient Features of Isoprenoid Chains As Compared with Ordinary Alkyl Chains

  1. Prof. Dr. Tharwat F. Tadros
  1. Wataru Shinoda1 and
  2. Masakatsu Hato2

Published Online: 26 NOV 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9783527632633.ch9

Self-Organized Surfactant Structures

Self-Organized Surfactant Structures

How to Cite

Shinoda, W. and Hato, M. (2010) Molecular Dynamics Study of Isoprenoid-Chained Lipids: Salient Features of Isoprenoid Chains As Compared with Ordinary Alkyl Chains, in Self-Organized Surfactant Structures (ed T. F. Tadros), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527632633.ch9

Editor Information

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Author Information

  1. 1

    National Institute of Advanced, Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), Research Institute for Computational, Sciences (RICS) Central 2, 1 - 1 - 1 Umezono, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305 - 8568, Japan

  2. 2

    RIKEN Systems and Structural Biology Center, 1 - 7 - 22 Suehiro - cho, Tsurumi - ku, Yokohama, Kanagawa 230 - 0045, Japan

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 NOV 2010
  2. Published Print: 27 OCT 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527319909

Online ISBN: 9783527632633

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Keywords:

  • molecular dynamics;
  • lipids;
  • chain branching;
  • permeability;
  • diffusion coefficients;
  • cavity distribution analysis;
  • free-energy analysis

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Effect of Chain Branching on the Lipid Bilayer Properties

  • Summary

  • Future Perspective

  • References