Seminars of the Focus Area Complex Systems

Prof. Dr. C. Beta, Prof. Dr. K. Dethloff, Prof. Dr. R. Engbert, Prof. Dr. M. Holschneider, Prof. Dr. W. Huisinga, Prof. Dr. Ralf Metzler, Prof. Dr. A. Pikovsky, Prof. Dr. S. Reich, Prof. Dr. M. Rosenblum, Prof. Dr. G. Rüdiger, Prof. Dr. T. Scheffer, Prof. Dr. F. Scherbaum, Prof. Dr. J. Selbig, Prof. Dr. F. Spahn


Speaker: Sergio Alonso, Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt, Modelling and Simulation, Berlin

Title: Pattern formation in reduced models of membrane-bound protein translocation to the bulk

Time: Mon, Feb 1, 2010, 3:15pm

Place: Building 28, Room 2.123

Proteins inside the cells may interact with biological membranes. They translocate from the membrane to the bulk and viceversa depending on the chemical composition of the membrane and on the interaction with the other proteins. Under some conditions, they can accumulate in the membranes giving rise to domain formation or produce temporal oscillations.

We consider several simple models of membrane translocation for MARCKS proteins induced by protein kinase. We present domain formation in simple models under non-equilibrium conditions, general physical results on the membrane-bulk interaction and explanations for experimental oscillations of MARCKS in phospholipid monolayers.

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