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Gravity Effects on Biological Systems.

Schatz, A. and Reitstetter, R. and Briegleb, W. and Linke-Hommes, A. (1990) Gravity Effects on Biological Systems. In: Advances in Space Research. Pergamon Press. XXVIII COSPAR Plenary Meeting and Associated Activities, 25 June- 6 July 1990, The Hague. Symposium "Biological Response to Gravity".

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Abstract

Theoretical investigations of the membrane-solution interface predict different effects on vertically and horizontally oriented planar membranes. Single channel events of gramicidin incorporated into phosphatidylserine planar bilayer membranes were measured in 0.1 M KCl solution, pH 7, at room temperature. The potential difference across the membrane was set to +- 70 mV. The mean channel current was observed to be about 20 % higher in horizontally oriented membranes compared to vertical membranes. This is in good agreement with the theoretical considerations and demonstrates that gravity doedoes affect membrane processes by interaction with the membrane- solution interface which is a ubiquitous structure in biological systems.

Item URL in elib:https://elib.dlr.de/26609/
Document Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Additional Information: institution=COSPAR, LIDO-Berichtsjahr=1990, pages=7,
Title:Gravity Effects on Biological Systems.
Authors:
AuthorsInstitution or Email of AuthorsAuthor's ORCID iD
Schatz, A.UNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Reitstetter, R.UNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Briegleb, W.UNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Linke-Hommes, A.UNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Date:1990
Journal or Publication Title:Advances in Space Research
Open Access:No
Gold Open Access:No
In SCOPUS:No
In ISI Web of Science:No
Publisher:Pergamon Press
Status:Published
Keywords:Gravity
Event Title:XXVIII COSPAR Plenary Meeting and Associated Activities, 25 June- 6 July 1990, The Hague. Symposium "Biological Response to Gravity"
HGF - Research field:UNSPECIFIED
HGF - Program:other
HGF - Program Themes:other
DLR - Research area:UNSPECIFIED
DLR - Program:no assignment
DLR - Research theme (Project):UNSPECIFIED
Location: Köln-Porz
Institutes and Institutions:Institute of Aerospace Medicine
Deposited By: DLR-Beauftragter, elib
Deposited On:02 Apr 2006
Last Modified:27 Apr 2009 06:16

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