Haem binding and catalytic activity of two-α-helix peptide annealed by trifluoroethanol

Seiji Sakamoto, Shigeo Sakurai, Akihiko Ueno, Hisakazu Mihara

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Abstract

A designed two-α-helix peptide His-2α binds effectively FeIII-mesoporphyrin (haem) and enhances N-demethylase activity of the haem, when the 2α-helix structure is annealed by the addition of 10-20% trifluoroethanol.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1221-1222
Number of pages2
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number13
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1997 Jan 1

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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