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Biomembranes

Handbook / ManualOut of Print

Series: Methods in Enzymology

Edited By: Lester Packer and Sidney Feischer

1080 pages, B/w illus

Academic Press

Hardback | Dec 1997 | #64530 | ISBN: 0125435657
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About this book

This volume contains papers selected from the twenty-four Methods in Enzymology volumes on Biomembranes. The articles were chosen based on their impact on the field and how well the methods they cover have withstood the test of time. They represent a milestone in our understanding by the giants in the field.


Contents

Purification, functional characterization, reconstitution, and organization - animals; bacteria and unicellular eukaryotes; specialized enzymes, assays, and reconstitution methodology; membrane lipids and lipoproteins; biogenesis, targeting, and assembly; bioenergetics and transport. (Part contents).

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Biography

Helmut Sies is an Honorary Member of the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. He received an Honorary Ph.D. from the University of Buenos Aires, Argentina in 1996. Dr. Sies is a member of the Northrhine-Westphalian Academy of Sciences, Germany, and a Corresponding Member of both the Academy of Sciences of Heidelberg, Germany, and the Academy of Medicine, Buenos Aires, Argentina. He has received many awards and prizes, including the FEBS Anniversary Prize awarded by the Federation of European Biochemical Societies, 1978; the Distinguished Foreign Scholar award, MASUA, 1985; the Silver Medal, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, 1986; the Ernst Jung Preis fur Medizin, 1988; the Claudius-Galenus-Preis, 1990; and the ISFE-Preis, 1994. Dr. Sies sereves on the editorial board and advisory committee for twelve journals, has edited numerous books, and has published more than 400 original articles and chapters. He received his M.D. at the University of Munich in 1967 and currently serves as Full Professor and Chairman of the Department of Physiological Chemistry at the University of Dusseldorf.

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