Ilya Levental

University of Virginia, USA

Plasma membranes are asymmetric in lipid unsaturation, packing and protein shape

In my talk I will present our recent work on plasma membrane asymmetry. Namely the lipidomics of the two leaflets, how these impart distinct physical properties, and the consequences on protein structure and trafficking.

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