Bohdana Heczková

Department of Biochemistry and Pharmacy, Åbo Akademi University, Turku

Effect of structure on phospholipid membrane behavior and interaction with cholesterol


Professor G÷ran Lindblom, Department of Chemistry, Umeň University, Umeň, Sweden

Docent Pentti Somerharju, Faculty of Medicine, Institute of Biomedicine/Biochemistry, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland


Dr. Neale Ridgway, Faculty of Medicine, Departments of Pediatrics and Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada


Professor J. Peter Slotte, Department of Biochemistry and Pharmacy, Åbo Akademi University, Turku, Finland


  1. Terova B, Slotte JP & Nyholm T. (2004) Miscibility of acyl-chain defined phosphatidylcholines with N-palmitoyl sphingomyelin in bilayer membranes. Biochim Biophys Acta 1667:182-189.
  2. Terova B, Heczko R & Slotte JP. (2005) On the importance of the phosphocholine methyl groups for sphingomyelin/cholesterol interactions in membranes - a study with ceramide phosphoethanolamine. Biophys J. 88:2661-9.
  3. Terova B, Petersen G, Hansen HS & Slotte JP. (2005) N-acyl phosphatidylethanolamines affect the lateral distribution of cholesterol in membranes. Biochim Biophys Acta. 1715:49-56.
  4. Heczkova B & Slotte JP. (2006) Effect of anti-tumor ether lipids on ordered domains in model membranes. FEBS Lett. 580:2471-2476.