Biological membranes are complex multicomponent systems whose dynamics and structure provide their physiological function. Many parameters interplay to determine the membrane flexibility; among them, lipid composition, lipid-protein interaction, hydration, temperature etc.
We provide here a tentative overview of recent successful neutron scattering experiments on different oriented model membranes, with the aim to demonstrate the many unique advantages that elastic and quasi-elastic neutron scattering offer for the investigation of membrane dynamics.
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Cite this chapter as:Francesca Natali, Marcus Trapp ;
Dynamics of Model Membranes, Dynamics of Biological Macromolecules by Neutron Scattering (2011) 1: 36. https://doi.org/10.2174/978160805219611101010036
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