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Protein crystal nucleation kinetics using relative light-scattering techniques

Protein crystal nucleation kinetics using relative light-scattering techniques

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Published by National Aeronautics and Space Administration, George C. Marshall Space Flight Center, For sale by the National Technical Information Service in [Marshall Space Flight Center, Ala.], [Springfield, Va .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Light -- Scattering -- Mathematical models.

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    Statementby Marc Lee Pusey.
    SeriesNASA technical memorandum -- NASA TM-100348., NASA technical memorandum -- 100348.
    ContributionsGeorge C. Marshall Space Flight Center.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination1 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15289726M

    P.R. Ten Wolde and D. Frenkel () Enhancement of protein crystal nucleation by critical density fluctuations, Scie – O. Galkin and P.G. Vekilov () Control of protein crystal nucleation around the metastable liquid-liquid phase boundary, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 97, – Author: C. K. Mahadevan. Light, oxygen, voltage (LOV) photoreceptors consist of conserved photo-responsive domains in bacteria, archaea, plants and fungi, and detect blue-light via a flavin cofactor. We investigated the blue-light induced conformational transition of the dimeric photoreceptor PpSB1-LOV-R66I from Pseudomonas putida in solution by using small-angle X-ray scattering (SAXS).Cited by: 5.

      A further technique uses crystals of a similar protein (e.g., mutant protein, same protein from a different species) to promote nucleation. In this case, we speak of by: dynamics of the scatterer, which gave rise to the acronym DLS (dynamic light scattering) [1]. Photon correlation spectroscopy has become a powerful light-scattering technique for study-ing the properties of suspensions and solutions of colloids, biological solutions, macromolecules and polymers, that is absolute, non-invasive and Size: 1MB.

      Chadwick et al., Heteroepitixial Control of Crystal Nucleation Using Crystalline Substrates. Oral presentation at the annual meeting of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers. Oct. Nov. 2, Pittsburgh, PA. Chadwick et al., Polymorphic control by heterogeneous nucleation—A new method for selecting crystalline substrates. Please use one of the following formats to cite this article in your essay, paper or report: APA. Malvern Panalytical. (, September 03). The Determination of Protein Structure and Stability by Combining Dynamic Light Scattering and Raman : Malvern Panalytical.


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A combination of small angle X-ray scattering and gel techniques was used to follow the kinetics of protein crystal growth as a function of time. Hen egg white lysozyme, at different protein.

Equilibrium crystal shapes, energy barriers, and the kinetics of protein crystal nucleation are treated from the same molecular-kinetic standpoint by introducing a concept for bond selection.

visualize elementary acts during protein and virus crystal growth [59,60], while the sizes of the protein crystal nuclei are determined by means of thermodynamic estimations. Using LCM-DIM, Sazaki’s group studies the 2-D nucleation kinetics of lysozyme [61] and glucose isomerase crystals (under high pressure) [62].Cited by: 3.

A variety of different nucleation scenarios have been loosely labeled as two-step, from crystal nucleation in colloids (see section ) or Lennard-Jones liquids (see section ) to the formation of crystals of urea or NaCl (see section ), not to mention biomineralization (see, e.g., refs (18 and 53)) and protein crystallization (see, e.g Cited by:   Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, and Huntington's diseases and systemic amyloidosis are pathologies wherein proteins aggregatein vivo to form insoluble deposits (1, 2).

In vitro studies have documented that many amyloidogenic proteins assemble irreversibly into fibrils via a nucleation-dependent pathway (3, 4).Protein aggregation occurs through specific. Dynamic light scattering, and small-angle X-ray, and small-angle neutron diffraction mostly inform on the interactions in supersaturated (crystallizing) solutions, but light scattering data are difficult to interpret unambiguously (Galkin and Vekilov, ).

To gain some insight into the actual nucleation mechanism direct visualization of the Cited by: The reasons for BSM and its impact on protein crystal nucleation are considered in full detail in a review paper.

Shape of the Protein Crystal Nucleus. Crystal nucleation kinetics is studied intensively with globular proteins, but the experimental determination of the shape of the crystal nucleus still remains a by: 6.

The classical theory overestimates the crystal nucleation rate by 10 orders of magnitude. To understand puzzle (iii) above, we use Eq. (3) for an estimate of the crystal nucleation rate based on the classical nucleation theory.

The rate ν* can be evaluated form the rate of attachment of molecules to lysozyme crystals at similar protein. foresee even faster nucleation in the region of L–L demixing beyond the critical point (8).

In view of the practical importance of the protein crystal nucleation and the need for a better understanding of the phase behavior of protein solutions, we set out to study experimentally the nucleation kinetics around the L–L separation boundary.

1 Introduction to protein crystallisation. General principles of crystallisation theory. The word 'crystal' is derived from the Greek word 'krustallos' (clear ice).Like ice, crystals are physically homogeneous solids; many of them have a transparent glittering appearance and a well-defined geometrical shape, with regular faces and sharp edges.

Most recently, some sophisticated techniques for protein crystallization using dc (in the range of 2–6 µA) and ac (in the range of 2–8 Hz) have enabled control over crystal nucleation, size and orientation (the latter governed by a rather strong magnetic field of T).

These techniques allow for obtaining large and suitable crystals Cited by: 3. We use static light scattering (SLS) to delineate the relative roles of Mg 2+ and Na + (see Supplementary Fig. 4 and Supplementary Note 1).The colloidal stability of Cited by: Please use one of the following formats to cite this article in your essay, paper or report: APA.

Malvern Panalytical. (, September 03). Dynamic Light Scattering as a Method for Understanding the Colloidal Stability of Protein : Malvern Panalytical. New Strategies for Protein Crystal Growth - Class Websites Published by Guset User, Description: PROTEIN CRYSTALLIZATION FIGURE 1 Some typical pro-tein crystals of lysozyme.

crystal nucleus. Close to this critical point, the free-energy barrier for crystal nucleation is strongly reduced and hence, the crystal nucleation rate increases by many orders of magnitude. Because the location of the metastable critical point can be controlled by changing the composition of the solvent, the present work suggests a systematic ap.

Protein-dense liquid clusters are regions of high protein concentration that have been observed in solutions of several proteins. The typical cluster size varies from several tens to several hundreds of nanometres and their volume fraction remains below 10−3 of the solution.

According to the two-step mechanism of nucleation, the protein-rich clusters serve as locations for and precursors to Cited by: Light scattering offers two distinct means of assessing the quality and purity of protein samples: dynamic light scattering and size exclusion chromatography coupled to multi-angle light scattering.

DLS is an excellent means for obtaining rapid, qualitative estimates of aggregation and impurities in a protein solution, with minimal sample. Protein Analysis by Dynamic Light Scattering: Methods and Techniques for Studentsz Light scattering measurements have numerous appli-cations in condensed matter physics [1–3], biology [4–7], remain monodisperse during crystal nucleation and growth [16–21].

In most universities, the light scattering technology is. Two site-specific mutants of a biosynthetic protein from Campylobacter jejuni were prepared in order to improve the diffraction properties of these crystals.

The initial DLS of these samples in buffer—10 mM (4-(2-hydroxyethyl) piperazineethanesulfonic acid [HEPES]), pHM NaCl—is shown in Figure 1a and order to remove protein aggregates, the samples. Light scattering is a non-invasive technique that has received wide acceptance in the area of protein and formulation characterization.

Light Scattering as a Characterization Tool The scattering intensity of a small molecule is proportional to the square of the molecular : Malvern Panalytical.

Dynamic light scattering (DLS) has become an increasingly popular tool for screeing tool for crystallography since the early 's. Its use in protein crystallisatio0n screening is described taking into account aspects such as particle size determination, aggregation and EndoPG I : Malvern Panalytical.nucleation of individual HbS fibers indicates that the process is random and follows statistics similar to those established for nucleation of crystals or liquid droplets from vapors.

Thermodynamics and interactions in aqueous solutions of proteins. We used chromatographic, static and dynamic light scattering techniques, and atomic force.