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

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

218 Scopus citations

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

    Fingerprint

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General

Cite this