Disulphide bonds

Tom Duncan duncant at vax.cs.hscsyr.edu
Fri Jan 17 11:29:07 EST 1997


Richard P Grant wrote:
> 
> We have a domain that is a bit capricious - it tends to precipitate
> and is reasonably unstable in solution.  We'd like to stabilize it and
> I thought of introducing a judicious S-S by sdm.  Does anyone know if
> this has been done, or is there a reference that I might look up?
> 
> TIA,
> Richard
> 
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> Nuffield Department Obstetrics and Gynaecology      FFPGP
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One good article I have is

	"Probing the Determinants of Disulfide Stability in
	Native Pancreatic Trypsin Inhibitor". Goldenberg et al., 1993.
	Biochemistry _32_, 2835-44.

It also references a number of articles that introduced disulfides in
attempts to stabilize proteins. Good luck.
-- 
	Thomas M. Duncan
	Dept. Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
	SUNY Health Science Center
	750 E Adams St,	Syracuse, NY 13210
	Email:	duncant at vax.cs.hscsyr.edu



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