Model of the ATP8A2 Flippase Transport Mechanism (image) Aarhus University Share Print E-Mail Caption The model of the ATP8A2 flippase transport mechanism developed by the researchers is shown. The flippase molecule is the large grey area and you can see the lipid molecule with the blue 'tail' moving along an open channel in the protein, which also contains water molecules (red spheres with white spots). Credit Anna Lindeløv Vestergaard Jens Peter Andersen Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.