Coupling effects of thiol and urea-type groups for promotion of oxidative protein folding

Shunsuke Okada, Motonori Matsusaki, Kenta Arai, Yuji Hidaka, Kenji Inaba, Masaki Okumura, Takahiro Muraoka

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Abstract

Coupling of thiol and urea-type-NHC(═X)NH2 (X = O or NH) groups is effective in promoting oxidative protein folding. In particular, a thiol compound coupled with a guanidyl (X = NH) group significantly accelerates the rates of folding processes and enhances the yields of native proteins.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)759-762
Number of pages4
JournalChemical Communications
Volume55
Issue number6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2019

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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