1. Interactions of α-Synuclein with Lipids and Artificial Membranes Monitored by ESIPT Probes

  1. Prof. Raz Jelinek
  1. Volodymyr V. Shvadchak,
  2. Lisandro J. Falomir-Lockhart,
  3. Dmytro A. Yushchenko and
  4. Thomas M. Jovin

Published Online: 5 APR 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9783527634323.ch1

Lipids and Cellular Membranes in Amyloid Diseases

Lipids and Cellular Membranes in Amyloid Diseases

How to Cite

Shvadchak, V. V., Falomir-Lockhart, L. J., Yushchenko, D. A. and Jovin, T. M. (2011) Interactions of α-Synuclein with Lipids and Artificial Membranes Monitored by ESIPT Probes, in Lipids and Cellular Membranes in Amyloid Diseases (ed R. Jelinek), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527634323.ch1

Editor Information

  1. Ben Gurion Univ. of the Negev, Department of Chemistry, Staedler Minerva Center, 1 Ben Gurion Ave, 84105 Beer Sheva, Israel

Author Information

  1. Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry, Laboratory of Cellular Dynamics, Am Fassberg 11, 37077 Göttingen, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 APR 2011
  2. Published Print: 6 APR 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527328604

Online ISBN: 9783527634323

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Keywords:

  • α-synuclein;
  • lipids;
  • artificial membranes;
  • α-synuclein–lipid interactions;
  • excited state intermolecular proton transfer (ESIPT) probes;
  • Parkinson's disease

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction to Parkinson's Disease and α-Synuclein

  • Structural Biology of α-Synuclein

  • Methods for Studying AS–Lipid Interactions

  • AS–Lipid Interactions

  • Interactions of Monomeric AS with Artificial Membranes Monitored with ESIPT Probes

  • Aggregation of AS and the Effects of Fatty Acids Monitored with ESIPT Probes

  • Concluding Remarks

  • References