TITLE

Stabilization of the membrane protein bacteriorhodopsin to 140 ...C in two-dimensional films

AUTHOR(S)
Shen, Yi; Safinya, Cyrus R.
PUB. DATE
November 1993
SOURCE
Nature;11/4/1993, Vol. 366 Issue 6450, p48
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
States that bacteriorhodopsin can retain its folded native structure to temperatures as high as 140 degrees Celsius when incorporated in multilayer structures of self-assembled, ordered films. Synchrotron x-ray scattering; Temperature-dependent behavior of multilayer stacks of purple membrane at high and low humidity conditions.
ACCESSION #
9403152048

 

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