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Methanol dramatically enhances serine protease activity under anhydrous conditions

Hutcheon, G.A., Parker, M.C., James, A.B., and Moore, B.D. (1997) Methanol dramatically enhances serine protease activity under anhydrous conditions. Chemical Communications (10). pp. 931-932. ISSN 1359-7345 (doi:10.1039/A701162H)

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Abstract

The catalytic activity of rigorously dried lyophilised subtilisin Carlsberg and α-chymotrypsin in anhydrous solvents is enhanced dramatically on addition of dry methanol, while ethanol and propanol produce no effect.

Item Type:Article
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s):James, Dr Allan
Authors: Hutcheon, G.A., Parker, M.C., James, A.B., and Moore, B.D.
College/School:College of Medical Veterinary and Life Sciences > Institute of Molecular Cell and Systems Biology
Journal Name:Chemical Communications
ISSN:1359-7345
ISSN (Online):1364-548X
Published Online:1997

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