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Studying the effects of asymmetry on the bending rigidity of lipid membranes formed by microfluidics

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Abstract

In this article we detail a robust high-throughput microfluidic platform capable of fabricating either symmetric or asymmetric giant unilamellar vesicles (GUVs) and characterise the mechanical properties of their membranes.

Graphical abstract: Studying the effects of asymmetry on the bending rigidity of lipid membranes formed by microfluidics

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The article was received on 15 Dec 2015, accepted on 10 Mar 2016 and first published on 11 Mar 2016


Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/C5CC10307J
Chem. Commun., 2016,52, 5277-5280
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    Studying the effects of asymmetry on the bending rigidity of lipid membranes formed by microfluidics

    K. Karamdad, R. V. Law, J. M. Seddon, N. J. Brooks and O. Ces, Chem. Commun., 2016, 52, 5277
    DOI: 10.1039/C5CC10307J

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