Jenny Isaksson

Department of Biosciences, Åbo Akademi University, Turku, Finland

Lateral distribution and membrane properties of structurally defined sphingolipids.


Docent Juha Holopainen, Department of Ophthalmology, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland

Docent Vesa Olkkonen, Minerva Foundation Institute for Medical Research, Helsinki, Finland


Professor Rhoderick E. Brown, Laboratory of Membrane Biochemistry, The Hormel Institute, University of Minnesota, Austin, Minnesota, USA.


Professor J. Peter Slotte, Department of Biosciences, Åbo Akademi University, Turku, Finland


  1. Björkqvist YJE, Nyholm TK, Slotte JP, Ramstedt B. (2005) Domain formation and stability in complex lipid bilayers as reported by cholestatrienol. Biophys J. Jun;88(6):4054-63.
  2. Nybond S, Björkqvist YJE, Ramstedt B, Slotte JP. (2005) Acyl chain length affects ceramide action on sterol/sphingomyelin-rich domains. Biochim Biophys Acta. Dec 10;1718(1-2):61-6.
  3. Maunula S, Björkqvist YJE, Slotte JP, Ramstedt B. (2007) Differences in the domain forming properties of N-palmitoylated neutral glycosphingolipids in bilayer membranes. Biochim Biophys Acta. Feb;1768(2):336-45.
  4. Björkqvist YJE, Nybond S, Nyholm TKM, Slotte JP, Ramstedt B. (2008) N-palmitoyl-sulfatide participates in lateral domain formation in complex lipid bilayers. Biochim Biophys Acta 1778: 954-962.
  5. Björkqvist YJE, Brewer J, Bagatolli LA, Slotte JP, Westerlund B. (2009) Thermotropic behavior and lateral distribution of very long chain sphingolipids. Biochim Biophys Acta. Jun;1788(6):1310-20.