Pressure effects on the stability of lipoxygenase: Fourier transform-infrared spectroscopy (FT-IR) and enzyme activity studies.


Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy (FT-IR) studies of lipoxygenase at pressures of up to 1.2 GPa have shown changes in the amide I' band which correlate to structural changes of the enzyme. The shift of the frequency maximum of the amide I' band at about 600 MPa suggests a cooperative change in the secondary structure of the protein. Studies of the… (More)


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