Bilayer sample for fast or slow magic angle oriented sample spinning solid-state NMR spectroscopy

J Am Chem Soc. 2002 Feb 20;124(7):1146-7. doi: 10.1021/ja016571o.


An alternative setup for Magic Angle Oriented Spinning Spectroscopy is proposed. Samples were prepared by orienting lipid bilayers onto polymer films, which were wrapped into a spiral so as to fit into 4 or 7 mm MAS rotors. This geometry resulted in narrow line widths and a higher upper spinning limit when compared to the conventional MAOSS setup with stacked glass plates. Whereas orientational information was extracted from low spinning spectra, fast spinning will be applicable to high-resolution multidimensional NMR pulse sequences.

Publication types

  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't

MeSH terms

  • Lipid Bilayers / chemistry*
  • Membrane Proteins / chemistry
  • Membranes / chemistry
  • Nuclear Magnetic Resonance, Biomolecular / methods*


  • Lipid Bilayers
  • Membrane Proteins