[Protein-analysis] Re: Freeze Dryer vs Speed Vac

Dr Engelbert Buxbaum via proteins%40net.bio.net (by engelbert_buxbaum from hotmail.com)
Sun Jul 27 14:35:15 EST 2008


Am 17.07.2008, 10:12 Uhr, schrieb jps <sumida from bbri.org>:

> Here's another question along these lines: canthe lyophylization
> process itself  does not denature your protein?

Potentially yes, that depends on the protein and the exact conditions  
used. Companies have entire departments that develope suitable protocols  
for lyophilising and reconstituting proteins of interest. This is black  
art, not science. Sometimes addition of polyols like trehalose helps.


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