A protic ionic liquid attenuates the deleterious actions of urea on α-chymotrypsin

Pankaj Attri, Pannuru Venkatesu, Anil Kumar, Nolene Byrne

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Abstract

We present a biocompatible ionic liquid, triethyl ammonium acetate (TEAA), that attenuates the denaturation action of a non-ionic chaotrope, urea, on the industrially relevant proteolytic enzyme α-chymotrypsin.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)17023-17026
Number of pages4
JournalPhysical Chemistry Chemical Physics
Volume13
Issue number38
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Oct 14 2011
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Physics and Astronomy(all)
  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry

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