Hemifluorinated Maltose-Neopentyl Glycol (HF-MNG) Amphiphiles for Membrane Protein Stabilisation

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Soap opera: Fluorinated amphiphile F4-MNG confers greater stability on Rhodobacter capsulatus superassembly relative to conventional detergents and nonfluorinated MNGs. Such amphiphiles are attractive as tools for membrane science because of their ease of preparation and structure variation.

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