Biological Membranes

Polarity Profiles


Figure 1. Profiles of polarity parameters (α, β, and π*) (J-L) were calculated from the distributions of different atom types on the lipid-exposed surface of transmembrane proteins with known structure (A-I), as described [1]


  1. Pogozheva ID, Tristram-Nagle S, Mosberg HI, Lomize AL: Structural adaptations of proteins to different biological membranes. Biochim Biophys Acta 2013, 1828(11):2592-2608.[PubMed]