Low-frequency collective chain dynamics in a model biomembrane

K. W. Lee, C. H. Lee, D. K. Oh, J. K. Kang, Cheol Eui Lee, Joon Kim

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Abstract

Proton NMR was employed as a probe for the collective hydrocarbon chain dynamics in decylammonium chloride [formula presented] a model biomembrane undergoing an irreversible structural phase transition sequence. Our rotating frame spin-lattice relaxation measurements revealed a low-frequency critical collective chain dynamics in the kHz regime, which is associated with the interdigitated to noninterdigitated chain configurational phase transition.

Original languageEnglish
Number of pages1
JournalPhysical Review E - Statistical Physics, Plasmas, Fluids, and Related Interdisciplinary Topics
Volume64
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2001 Jan 1

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Statistical and Nonlinear Physics
  • Statistics and Probability
  • Condensed Matter Physics

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