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Hydrophobic, organically-modified silica gels enhance the secondary structure of encapsulated apomyoglobin

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Abstract

Insertion of hydrophobic groups in a silica matrix, by addition of propyl- or trifluoropropyltrimethoxysilane, leads to a surprising increase in the helical content of apomyoglobin following encapsulation by the sol–gel technique.

Graphical abstract: Hydrophobic, organically-modified silica gels enhance the secondary structure of encapsulated apomyoglobin

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The article was received on 22 Nov 2006, accepted on 19 Dec 2006 and first published on 11 Jan 2007


Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/B617078A
Citation: Chem. Commun., 2007,0, 1266-1268

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    Hydrophobic, organically-modified silica gels enhance the secondary structure of encapsulated apomyoglobin

    V. A. Rocha and D. K. Eggers, Chem. Commun., 2007, 0, 1266
    DOI: 10.1039/B617078A

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