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Systematic investigations of the constitution, mechanics, and dynamics of organic surfaces support us comprehend extra approximately organic procedures occurring at cellphone and micro organism surfaces. provided here's a learn of the function membrane-bound saccharides play within the modulation of interactions among cells/bacteria and their environments. during this thesis, membrane constructions have been probed perpendicular and parallel to the skin, and complicated planar versions of biomembranes composed of glycolipids of varied structural complexities have been designed. additionally, specular and off-specular X-ray and neutron scattering experiments have been conducted. This examine has ended in the advance of a number of new equipment for extracting info at the constitution and mechanics of saccharide-rendered biomembranes from the measured scattering signs. in reality, extra is referred to now concerning the impression of the saccharide constitution. those effects display that the research of planar version structures with X-ray and neutron scattering strategies grants complete perception into the constitution and mechanics of advanced organic surfaces.

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By Emanuel Schneck

Systematic investigations of the constitution, mechanics, and dynamics of organic surfaces support us comprehend extra approximately organic procedures occurring at cellphone and micro organism surfaces. provided here's a learn of the function membrane-bound saccharides play within the modulation of interactions among cells/bacteria and their environments. during this thesis, membrane constructions have been probed perpendicular and parallel to the skin, and complicated planar versions of biomembranes composed of glycolipids of varied structural complexities have been designed. additionally, specular and off-specular X-ray and neutron scattering experiments have been conducted. This examine has ended in the advance of a number of new equipment for extracting info at the constitution and mechanics of saccharide-rendered biomembranes from the measured scattering signs. in reality, extra is referred to now concerning the impression of the saccharide constitution. those effects display that the research of planar version structures with X-ray and neutron scattering strategies grants complete perception into the constitution and mechanics of advanced organic surfaces.

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Grunze, M. Tanaka, Electrochemical sensing of membrane potential and enzyme function using gallium arsenide electrodes functionalized with supported membranes. J. Phys. Chem. B 112, 5736 (2008) 29. I. J. Schaefer, Activities of urease and pepsin monolayers. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 60, 1351 (1938) 30. M. Tanaka, E. Sackmann, Polymer supported membranes as models of the cell surface. Nature 437, 656 (2005) 31. T. Schubert, M. Bärmann, M. Rusp, W. Gränzer, M. Tanaka, Diffusion of glycosylphosphatidylinositol (GPI) anchored bovine prion protein (PrPc) in supported lipid membranes studied by single molecule and complementary ensemble methods.

The LPS suspension was injected into the liquid cell and incubated at 50 °C for 1 h. After extensive rinsing, the sample was subjected to the reflectivity measurement in Ca-free KCl buffer. In the next step, the liquid cell was rinsed with an excess of Ca50 KCl buffer for the reflectivity measurements in the presence of Ca2+ ions. 1 Specular X-Ray Reflectivity Experiments Specular X-ray reflectivity experiments were carried out at the ID10B beamline at ESRF, (Grenoble, France). The scattering geometry is illustrated in Fig.

Grunze, M. Tanaka, Electrochemical sensing of membrane potential and enzyme function using gallium arsenide electrodes functionalized with supported membranes. J. Phys. Chem. B 112, 5736 (2008) 29. I. J. Schaefer, Activities of urease and pepsin monolayers. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 60, 1351 (1938) 30. M. Tanaka, E. Sackmann, Polymer supported membranes as models of the cell surface. Nature 437, 656 (2005) 31. T. Schubert, M. Bärmann, M. Rusp, W. Gränzer, M. Tanaka, Diffusion of glycosylphosphatidylinositol (GPI) anchored bovine prion protein (PrPc) in supported lipid membranes studied by single molecule and complementary ensemble methods.

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