This publication presents the structure and function of biological membranes to improve the understanding of cells in both normal and pathogenic states. We describe a model of the mechanical properties of the cell plasma membrane using a finite temperature particle dynamics simulation of the whole cell in which a two dimensional network of virtual particles embedded in a three dimensional closed surface represents the membrane the particles interact via harmonic potential and dihedral angle potential and are subject to a constant area . The red blood cell cell membrane comprises a typical lipid bilayer similar to what can be found in virtually all human cells simply put . A gaussian model for the membrane of red blood cells with cytoskeletal defects. Modeling in order to best model the entire red blood cell membrane the model was broken down into three levels static quasi static and dynamic or levels i ii and iii respectively
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