Nanoparticle formation of self-assembling two-α-helix peptide induced by heme-binding

Ikuo Obataya, Seiji Sakamoto, Akihiko Ueno, Hisakazu Mihara

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Abstract

A designed two-α-helix peptide H6-2α bound effectively Fe(III)-mesoporphyrin (heme) and the heme-binding simultaneously induced the formation of nanoparticles. Thus, new self-assembling system of peptide with heme was accomplished.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)141-144
Number of pages4
JournalProtein and Peptide Letters
Volume6
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 1999 Dec 1

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Structural Biology
  • Biochemistry

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