denatured protein


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de·na·tured pro·tein

a protein whose characteristics or properties have been altered in some way, as by heat, enzyme action, or chemicals, and in so doing has lost its biologic activity.

de·na·tured pro·tein

(dē-nāchŭrd prōtēn)
One with characteristics or properties that have been altered in some way, as by heat, enzyme action, or chemicals, and in so doing has lost its biologic activity.

denatured protein

A protein in which the amino acid composition and stereochemical structure (shape) have been altered by physical or chemical means. See: coagulated protein
See also: protein
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Compared with the other expression hosts, bacterial system is a timesaving tool with low technical problems and refolding of denatured proteins by descending denaturant concentration dialysis is a rapid and reliable method.
This property of polysaccharides leads to an increase in the negative value of free energy between original structures and denatured proteins (42,43).
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The denatured proteins were separated on SDS12%PAGE followed by the Coomassie dye stainingfor 1 h.
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Under conditions of stress, a cell responds by increasing the synthesis of heat shock proteins to manage the elevated levels of denatured proteins. T.
Trehalose is reported to effectively prevent protein denaturation and aggregation of denatured proteins at high temperatures.
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Nevertheless, sHSPs have been added to the catalogue of molecular chaperones because they bind to denatured proteins as holding chaperones and thereby suppress the unintended interactions that may lead to the precipitation of aggregates.
The antibodies in this kit have been raised to detect these denatured proteins. Denaturation is a process that changes the shape and configuration of proteins when they are heated and stressed by fermentation, high pressure and other intensive treatments.
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