Protein denaturation.

Lars Carlsson 018-422429 at
Fri Mar 16 03:37:29 EST 2001

Frank wrote:
"Frank Fuerst" <ffrank at> wrote in message news:9805ai$qus0f$5 at
> "andrzej f. lyskowski" <jendrekl at> wrote:
> Denaturation: 
> - Heat works always,
> - cold works sometimes
> - urea or guanidinium chloride are common chemical denaturants.
> How they work? Nobody really knows, at least for the chemicals. They
> do.
> Bye, Frank

Urea and guanidinium chloride works by replacing the hydrogen bonds from water and the polypeptide chain itself!

Lars C.

Lars Carlsson
lars-carlsson at

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