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Phase behaviour and physical properties of stratum corneum lipids and lipid models.

Jon Richard Oldroyd

Phase behaviour and physical properties of stratum corneum lipids and lipid models.

by Jon Richard Oldroyd

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Published by University of Salford in Salford .
Written in English


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MSc thesis, Applied Chemistry.

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  Structure & Function of Lipids Lipids are organic compounds found in every type of plant and animal cell. They contain the elements CARBON, HYDROGEN and OXY Slideshare uses cookies to improve functionality and performance, and to provide you with relevant advertising. Hydrophobic: hydrocarbons, steriod hormones (which is a type of lipid) and some amino acids. Lipids are both hydrophilic and hydrophobic. What characteristics shared by polypeptides, nucleic acids and polysaccharides are NOT characteristic of lipids?

4 organic molecules groups unique to life. Carbohydrates Lipids Proteins Nucleic Acids (DNA and RNA) All lipids have a common physical property. all or most of lipid molecule are insoluble in polar solutions such as water. Hydrophilic. Lipids are the waxy, greasy, oily molecules found in the body. They are water-insoluble (hydrophobic), and this property is put to great use in the organisation of cells and tissues. Lipids can normally be extracted from cells using non-polar solvents such as chloroform or benzene.

Analysis of Stratum Corneum lipids by HPTLC Iuliana Popa1, Noëlle Remoué2 and Jacques Portoukalian3 1UMR Institute Galien, Faculty of Pharmacy Chatenay- Malabry 2Natura-Brasil 3EA 41 69 Laboratory of Dermatological Research, University of Lyon I, Faculty of Medecine Rockefeller.   Lung immaturity is a major cause of morbidity and mortality in premature infants. Understanding the molecular mechanisms driving normal lung development could provide insights on how to ameliorate Cited by:


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Phase behaviour and physical properties of stratum corneum lipids and lipid models by Jon Richard Oldroyd Download PDF EPUB FB2

Lipids, Phase Transitions of. Bloom M, Evans E, Mouritsen OG. Physical-properties of the. fluid lipid-bilayer component of cell-membranes–A perspective. unique stratum corneum lipid. A picture of a biological membrane that includes compositional and phase heterogeneity is consistent with many observations on cells.

Simons and van Meer pointed this out to explain the sorting of proteins to their distinctive membrane locationsin particular, advocated the idea that a special type of nonrandom mixing of the membrane lipids is involved in the sorting process—namely Cited by: Effect of dimethyl sulfoxide on the phase behavior of model stratum corneum lipid mixtures Article in Chemistry and Physics of Lipids (1) September with 21 Reads How we measure.

The thermotropic phase behaviour and structural organisation of ceramide N-linoeoyl-phytosphingosine (ceramide 3A) is investigated by means of differential scanning calorimetry (DSC) and Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy (FTIR).

Its polymorphism and structural. Investigations of the intercellular lipid interactions using the amide bands observed by FTIR are difficult due to the presence of keratin. As the stratum corneum lipids are composed of complex compounds, it is not clearly understood whether these important intercellular lipid interactions are realized by simple lipid models.On the other hand, the extracted lipids have the characteristic Cited by: 2.

The lipids found in the bilayers of the stratum corneum fulfill the vital barrier role of mammalian bodies. The main classes of lipids found in stratum corneum are ceramides, cholesterol, and free fatty acids.

For an investigation of their phase behavior, mixed Langmuir-Blodgett monolayers of Cited by: Chemistry and Physics of Lipids publishes research papers and review articles on chemical and physical aspects of lipids with primary emphasis on the relationship of these properties to biological functions and to biomedical applications.

Accordingly, the journal covers: advances in synthetic and analytical lipid methodology; mass. The stratum corneum (SC) is a thin membrane made up of an agglomerate of long, flat cells in a lipid-rich amorphous material known as ‘intercellular cement’.

This membrane consists of keratin (about 60%), lipids (about 15%), amorphous proteins (about 15%) and Cited by: 4. those of other studies concerning the phase behavior of the stratum corneum lipids. Byvarying the composition of the monolayers onecan studythe role of each lipid class in detail.

INTRODUCTION The skin protects the mammalian body against harmful influences from outside andpermits control ofthe internal environment.

Thebarrier function ofthe. This work reveals that CS and Ca21 modulate the lipid mixing properties and the lipid order in SC lipid models. The balance in the equilibria involving Ca21, CS, and fatty acids is proposed to have an impact on the organization and the function of the epidermis.

INTRODUCTION The stratum corneum (SC), the top layer of the epidermis, is. Thewalt J, Kitson N, Araujo C, MacKay A, Bloom M () Models of stratum corneum intercellular membranes: the sphingolipid headgroup is a determinant of phase behaviour in mixed lipid dispersions. Biochem Biophys Res Commun – PubMed CrossRef Google ScholarCited by: 5.

of the stratum corneum lipids [17]. However, there is only limited information on the biological variation in ce-ramide 1 fatty acid levels in humans. The present study was designed to gain a greater understanding of the biological variation in stratum corneum lipid levels and their relation-ship with skin condition.

In particular, to examine. The model captures highly localized Joule heating within the stratum corneum and subsequent temperature rises, which propagate radially outward. Electroporation pore development resulting from the decrease in resistance associated with Cited by: Human stratum corneum lipids: characterization and regional variations.].

Lipid Rus. Supplementary key words epidermis stratum corneum perme- ability sphingolipids n-alkanes cholesterol sulfate The primary goal of the differentiation process in mammalian epidermis is.

To elucidate the microstructure of intercellular lipids in the stratum corneum, an intercellular lipid model was prepared from ceramide 5 (CER5), cholesterol (CHOL), and palmitic acid (PA), considering the nonuniformity of the lipid components of the stratum by: 7.

The lipid matrix in the stratum corneum (SC), the upper layer of the skin, plays a critical role in the skin barrier. The matrix consists of ceramides (CERs), cholesterol (CHOL) and free fatty acids (FFAs).

In human SC, these lipids form two coexisting crystalline lamellar phases with periodicities of approximately 6 Cited by: 5 Influence of cholesterol on the structure of stratum corneum lipid model membrane For this reason the investigations of the phase behaviour of CHOL effects, which depend not only on the CHOL concentration in the membrane but also on the type of the other concerned lipids; their headgroups and properties to participate on.

Avanti Polar Lipids, Inc. Industrial Park Drive Alabaster, Alabama () () Contact us. Water is the substance that makes life possible, which is why most organic molecules are soluble in water. Lipids are an exception, with the unique physical property of being hydrophobic, or insoluble in water 2.

The physical properties of lipids give them an essential role in influencing the texture, appearance and healthfulness of the foods we eat 2. Therefore, the phase behaviour of the stratum corneum lipids is of great importance for the understanding of the barrier function of the skin.

The main constitutents of the stratum corneum lipids are ceramides, free fatty acids and cholesterol. A thorough investigation of the lateral organisation in a stratum corneum lipid model was by: 9. Partition coefficients between human stratum corneum lipids and water (Ksclip/w) are collected or deduced from a variety of sources in a manner that approximately doubles the available data compared to the current state-of-the-art model (Hansen et al., Adv Drug Deliv Rev.

;65(2)). An additional datum for water itself in porcine SC that considerably extends the molecular size and.membranes as simple bilayer mixtures reveals rich phase behavior, but how can we use the observed phase behavior to understand the real membranes?

proteins or even separated phases, without a firm grasp on the fundamental physical chem-istry of lipid and protein mixing in a bilayer. We do not yet have this level of understanding.Title: Atopic eczema: the role of stratum corneum lipids in the skin barrier.

Issue Date: phase (LPP), respectively. 9. Within these layers the lipids form a very dense, highly determine how these changes in lipid properties are associated with the impaired.