Per Thoren

Research Coordinator at

Dr Per Thorén is Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Molecular Frontiers Foundation, a global network of scientists and educators, aiming to increase the public appreciation and understanding of science, in particular among young people. He is behind the website MoleClues ( and the successful initiative The Chemistry Calendar ( and Per is also Communications Officer for the Materials Science Area of Advance, and works with both internal and external communication.


Showing 12 publications


Interactions of novel, nonhemolytic surfactants with phospholipid vesicles.

Per Thoren, Olle Söderman, Sven Engström et al
Langmuir. Vol. 23 (13), p. 6956-6965
Journal article

Membrane destabilizing properties of cell-penetrating peptides

Per Thoren, Daniel Persson, Per Lincoln et al
Biophysical Chemistry. Vol. 114 (2-3), p. 169-179
Journal article

Membrane binding and translocation of cell-penetrating peptides

Per Thoren, Daniel Persson, Elin Esbjörner Winters et al
Biochemistry. Vol. 43 (12), p. 3471-3489
Journal article

Vesicle size-dependent translocation of penetratin analogs across lipid membranes

Daniel Persson, Per Thoren, Elin Esbjörner Winters et al
Biochimica et Biophysica Acta - Biomembranes. Vol. 1665 (1-2), p. 142-155
Journal article

Vesicle membrane interactions of penetratin analogs

Daniel Persson, Per Thoren, Per Lincoln et al
Biochemistry. Vol. 43, p. 11045-11055
Journal article

Application of a Novel Analysis To Measure the Binding of the Membrane-Translocating Peptide Penetratin to Negatively Charged Liposomes

Daniel Persson, Per Thoren, Mattias Herner et al
Biochemistry. Vol. 42, p. 421-429
Journal article

Uptake of analogs of penetratin, Tat(48-60) and oligoarginine in live cells

Per Thoren, Daniel Persson, Petter Isakson et al
Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications. Vol. 307 (1), p. 100-107
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Penetratin-induced Aggregation and Subsequent Dissociation of Negatively Charged Phospholipid Vesicles

Daniel Persson, Per Thoren, Bengt Nordén
FEBS Letters. Vol. 505 (2), p. 307-312
Journal article

Studies of the interaction of penetratin with phospholipid vesicles

Per Thoren, Daniel Persson
Licentiate thesis

The Antennapedia peptide penetratin translocates across lipid bilayers - the first direct observation

Per Thoren, Daniel Persson, M. Karlsson et al
FEBS Letters. Vol. 482 (3), p. 265-268
Journal article

Solubilization of sparingly soluble active compounds in lecithin-based microemulsions: Influence on phase behavior and microstructure

Per Thoren, Christian von Corswant
Langmuir. Vol. 15 (11), p. 3710-3717
Journal article

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