The Reversible Interaction of Sodium Dodecyl Sulfate with Bacterial Chromatophores.

  • J. Newton
  • Published 1964 in The Journal of biological chemistry


The interaction of detergents with photosynthetic systems was studied early by Emil Smith (l), who pointed out the utility of anionic detergents for dispersing chloroplast material. Smith obtained what appeared to be subunits of the pigment complex, and characterized these components by ultracentrifugation. Subsequently, a number of investigators have… (More)


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