Asymmetry across the membrane

May 4th, 2020 by Maria Makarova

Nature Chemical Biology, Published online: 04 May 2020; doi:10.1038/s41589-020-0545-6

A combination of biochemical and biophysical techniques to document the asymmetric distribution of lipids, with a particular focus on the acyl tails, in mammalian cell membranes show that protein transmembrane domains are similarly asymmetric.