Effect of Nanoparticles on Protein Folding and Fibrillogenesis

  title={Effect of Nanoparticles on Protein Folding and Fibrillogenesis},
  author={Li Fei and Sarah Perrett},
  journal={International Journal of Molecular Sciences},
  pages={646 - 655}
The large surface area and small size of nanoparticles provide properties and applications that are distinct from those of bulk materials. The ability of nanoparticles to influence protein folding and aggregation is interesting, not only because of the potential beneficial applications, but also the potential risks to human health and the environment. This makes it essential that we understand the effect of nanoparticles on fundamental biological process, like protein folding. Here, we review… CONTINUE READING

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