Application of photoactive yellow protein as a photoresponsive module for controlling hemolytic activity of staphylococcal α-hemolysin

Mihoko Ui, Yoshikazu Tanaka, Yasuyuki Araki, Takehiko Wada, Toshiaki Takei, Kouhei Tsumoto, Sumire Endo, Kazushi Kinbara

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Abstract

A chimeric protein (N-PYP-Hla), consisting of staphylococcal pore-forming toxin α-hemolysin (Hla) and photoactive yellow protein (PYP), exhibited photoresponsive hemolytic activities, where visible light irradiation gave rise to retardation of hemolysis at 25 °C.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)4737-4739
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Volume48
Issue number39
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2012 Apr 18

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Ceramics and Composites
  • Chemistry(all)
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
  • Metals and Alloys
  • Materials Chemistry

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