Replacing the cholesterol hydroxyl group by the ketone group facilitates sterol flip-flop and promotes membrane fluidity

T. Rog, L.M. Stimson, M. Pasenkiewicz-Gierula, Ilpo Vattulainen, M. Karttunen

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58 Citations (Scopus)
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1946-1952
JournalJournal of Physical Chemistry B
Publication statusPublished - 2008
MoE publication typeA1 Journal article-refereed


  • cholesterol
  • computer simulations
  • keto
  • lipid membrane
  • sterols

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