Radical Damage Involving Sulfur-Containing Enzymes and Membrane Lipids

Author(s): Armida Torreggiani, Maurizio Tamba, Carla Ferreri

Journal Name: Protein & Peptide Letters

Volume 14 , Issue 7 , 2007

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Free radicals induce protein modifications, often associated to many biological phenomena. This mini-review overviews the approaches we have used to elucidate the radical-induced damages on sulfur-containing enzymes, such as ribonuclease and lysozyme, and the possible post-translational mechanism of the damage to another cell compartment, such as lipid domain.

Keywords: Radical damage, proteins, Raman spectroscopy, irradiation, trans lipids, enzymatic activity

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Year: 2007
Page: [716 - 722]
Pages: 7
DOI: 10.2174/092986607781483840
Price: $65

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