Dr Engelbert Buxbaum
engelbert_buxbaum at hotmail.com
Tue Oct 19 09:27:52 EST 2004
> >Ionic and hydrogen bonds involve hydrophilic groups.
> I am not an expert but perhaps for precisely this reason I
> cannot offhand think of a case where specific high affinity
> interaction occurs between highly acidic and highly basic faces of
> two proteins. I am sure there are few cases like that but it's
> probably more of an exception...
This probably depends very much on the individual proteins. As example
for ionic interactions in proteins haemoglobin subunits (and Bohr
effect) would spring to mind...
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