Nanometre-level analysis demonstrates that lipid flow does not drive membrane glycoprotein movements

Michael Sheetz, Stephen Turney, Hong Qian, Elliot L. Elson

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Abstract

Nanometre-level analyses of the movements of membrane glycoproteins tagged with gold particles demonstrate that diffusing particles are not under the influence of a lipid flow, although a subset of particles which appear attached to the cyto-skeleton are moving rearward.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)284-288
Number of pages5
JournalNature
Volume340
Issue number6231
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1989
Externally publishedYes

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Nanometre-level analysis demonstrates that lipid flow does not drive membrane glycoprotein movements. / Sheetz, Michael; Turney, Stephen; Qian, Hong; Elson, Elliot L.

In: Nature, Vol. 340, No. 6231, 01.01.1989, p. 284-288.

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Sheetz, Michael ; Turney, Stephen ; Qian, Hong ; Elson, Elliot L. / Nanometre-level analysis demonstrates that lipid flow does not drive membrane glycoprotein movements. In: Nature. 1989 ; Vol. 340, No. 6231. pp. 284-288.
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