Effect of Cyclodextrin on the Activity and Secondary Structure of Horseradish Peroxidase

Author(s): Jian Bo Chen, Yi Xu, Chun Gu Xia, Shu Ben Li.

Journal Name: Protein & Peptide Letters

Volume 11 , Issue 6 , 2004

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Abstract:

The activity and secondary structure of horseradish peroxidase (HRP) was studied in aqueous solution containing α-, β- and γ-cyclodextrin (CD). The results showed that the activity of HRP was enhanced to different extents by the three kinds of CD. A Fourier Transform infrared (FTIR) spectroscopy study indicated that the amount of α-helical structure was important for the activity of HRP. This phenomenon is discussed.

Keywords: horseradish peroxidase, cyclodextrin, fourier transform infrared, secondary structure, helical, sheet

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VOLUME: 11
ISSUE: 6
Year: 2004
Page: [509 - 513]
Pages: 5
DOI: 10.2174/0929866043406256
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