Protein effects on the bounded water of reverse micelles

Fan Yuh Chen, Wen Yih Chen, Chih Sheng Kuo

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Abstract

The effect of cytochrome-c on AOT/water/isooctane reverse micelles was studied by differential scanning calorimetry. We measured the iceto-liquid latent heat of water pools in reverse micelles containing cytochromec. We found that AOT-bounded water molecules are release by cytochrome-c, accompanied by the enhancement of water solubilization in reverse micelles. A possible mechanism is proposed to interpret the observed protein effect.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)X2-351
JournalJournal of the Chinese Institute of Chemical Engineers
Volume27
Issue number5
StatePublished - 1996

Keywords

  • Bounded Water
  • Cytochromec Protein
  • DSC
  • Latent Heat
  • Reverse Micelles

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