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Record number 359354
Title Thermodynamics of fibrillar protein aggregation
Author(s) Kroes-Nijboer, A.; Venema, P.; Linden, E. van der
Event Nationale MicroNano Conferentie, 2007-11-15/2007-11-16
Department(s) Physics and Physical Chemistry of Foods
Publication type Poster (professional)
Publication year 2007
Abstract Aggregation of globular proteins into fibrils seems to be a generic form of aggregation. However, the exact mechanism of fibril formation is still unclear. One of the questions is whether the aggregation is an enthalpy- or an entropy-driven process. We measured the critical aggregation concentration versus temperature for the fibril formation of ß-lg at pH 2 and used this data to calculate the thermodynamic parameters for the aggregation process. Keywords: fibrillar aggregation, CAC, binding energy, entropy
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