Bohdana Heczková

01.09.2006
Department of Biochemistry and Pharmacy, Åbo Akademi University, Turku

Effect of structure on phospholipid membrane behavior and interaction with cholesterol

Reviewers:

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

Opponent:

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

Custos:

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

Publications:

  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.