volume 144, issue 1, P1-3 2006
DOI: 10.1016/j.chemphyslip.2006.06.017
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Abstract: A new definition for lipid rafts was coined at the Keystone Symposium of Lipid Rafts and Cell Function based on recent advances in the field. The revised definition lumps all membrane heterogeneities that are not rafts into a single class of "non-raft". In this commentary, we suggest that "non-raft" domains encompass a variety of membrane heterogeneities and are quite diverse in composition and origin. A good starting point for the study of this diversity would be phospholipids with unsaturated acyl chains, wh…

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