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Phospholipid Flips through Biomembrane

Caption: With the corkscrew-shaped peptide binding a lipid molecule, the newly formed phospholipid can slip through the first membrane layer into the second.

Credit: Image: M. Langer, R. Sah, A. Veser, M. GŁtlich, D. Langosch/Chemistry & Biology, Volume 20, 24 January 2013

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