TITLE

THE TWO DIMENSIONAL DISCRETE MODEL OF MEMBRANES

AUTHOR(S)
Petrosyan, T. G.; Poghosyan, A. H.; Shahinyan, A. A.
PUB. DATE
July 2007
SOURCE
Electronic Journal of Natural Sciences;Jul2007, Vol. 9 Issue 2, p23
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The two dimensional model of membrane, including lipid bilayer, protein and water has been analyzed. As an algorithm the model of cellular automata with implemented random module was chosen. The influence of water concentration, lipid hydrocarbon segments with and without presence of proteins, has been investigated. The increasing of water content brings to the two dimensional changes of bilayer and the orientational changes of protein. The changing of penetration hydrocarbon segment of lipid bilayers led to the water molecule penetration changing and as a result in case of close packing we obtained about 2% of water penetration.
ACCESSION #
26153199

 

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