Immobilization of engineered arginase on gold-carbon nanotubes

Gordon Kuen Chan Lee, Sui Yi Kwok, Chih Hao Yu, Kin Tam, Hiu Chi Chong, Yun Chung Leung, Shik Chi Edman Tsang

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It is demonstrated that engineered arginase with a single protruded site of cysteine deliberately placed away from its active centre by site-directed mutagenesis can facilitate its attachment on a gold-nanoparticle surface with atomic precision, resulting in no apparent loss in enzymatic activity.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)7693-7695
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number62
Publication statusPublished - 11 Aug 2012

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Ceramics and Composites
  • General Chemistry
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
  • Metals and Alloys
  • Materials Chemistry


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