Microcompartmentation and phase separation in cytoplasm /

Other Authors: Walter, Harry., Brooks, Donald E., Srere, Paul A.
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: San Diego, Calif. : Academic Press, 2000
Series: International review of cytology ; v. 192
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Table of Contents:
  • Part 1. Physiocochemical properties of aqueous phase systems and partitioning behavior of biomaterials
  • Compositions and phase diagrams for aqueous systems based on proteins and polysaccharides
  • Partitioning and concentrating biomaterials in aqueous phase systems
  • Effects of specific binding reactions on the partitioning behavior of biomaterials
  • Properties of interfaces and transport across them
  • Comparmentalization of enzymes and distribution of products in aqueous two-phase systems.
  • Part 2. Physiocochemical properties of cytoplasm
  • Macromolecular crowding and its consequences
  • Lens cytoplasmic phase separation
  • Cytoarchitecture and physical properties of cytoplasm: volume, viscosity, diffusion, intracellular surface area
  • Intracellular comparmentation of organelles and gradients of low molecular weight species
  • Macromolecular compartmentation and channelling
  • The state of water in biological systems
  • Mechanisms for cytoplasmic organization: an overview.
  • Part 3. Cytoplasm and phase separation
  • Can cytoplasm exit without undergoing phase separation
  • Consequenses of phase separation in cytoplasm.