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Further reading

P E Harper, D A Mannock, R N Lewis, R N McElhaney, S M Gruner. Biophys J. 2001 Nov; 81(5): 2693-2706. X-ray diffraction structures of some phosphatidylethanolamine lamellar and inverted hexagonal phases. Link

S.C Costigan, P.J Booth, R.H Templer. Biochimica et Biophysica Acta (BBA) - Biomembranes. Volume 1468, Issues 1-2, 29 September 2000, Pages 41-54. Estimations of lipid bilayer geometry in fluid lamellar phases. Link

John M. Seddon. Biochimica et Biophysica Acta (BBA) - Reviews on Biomembranes. Volume 1031, Issue 1, 28 February 1990, Pages 1-69. Structure of the inverted hexagonal (HII) phase, and non-lamellar phase transitions of lipids. Link

David A. Mannock, Marcus D. Collins, Manfried Kreichbaum, Paul E. Harper, Sol.M. Gruner, Ronald N. McElhaney. Chemistry and Physics of Lipids 148 (2007) 26-50. The thermotropic phase behaviour and phase structure of a homologous series of racemic-d-galactosyl dialkylglycerols studied by differential scanning calorimetry and X-ray diffraction. Link

P.R. Cullis, B.DE Kruijff, Biochimica et Biophysica Acta. Volume 559, 1979, Pages 399-420. Lipid polymorphism and the functional roles of lipids in biological membranes. Link

Lipid bifringence. Link

T.T. Mills et al. Biophysical Journal, 95, 2, 669- 681. Order Parameters and Areas in Fluid-Phase Oriented Lipid Membranes Using Wide Angle X- Ray Scattering Link