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Regulation of Enzyme Activity through Interactions with Nanoparticles
School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Shandong University, Jinan 250012, China
School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Shandong University, Jinan 250100, China
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Memphis, TN 38105, USA
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Received: 18 August 2009; in revised form: 15 September 2009 / Accepted: 21 September 2009 / Published: 28 September 2009
Abstract: The structure and function of an enzyme can be altered by nanoparticles (NPs). The interaction between enzyme and NPs is governed by the key properties of NPs, such as structure, size, surface chemistry, charge and surface shape. Recent representative studies on the NP-enzyme interactions and the regulation of enzyme activity by NPs with different size, composition and surface modification are reviewed.
Keywords: enzyme activity; regulation; nanoparticle
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Wu, Z.; Zhang, B.; Yan, B. Regulation of Enzyme Activity through Interactions with Nanoparticles. Int. J. Mol. Sci. 2009, 10, 4198-4209.
Wu Z, Zhang B, Yan B. Regulation of Enzyme Activity through Interactions with Nanoparticles. International Journal of Molecular Sciences. 2009; 10(10):4198-4209.
Wu, Zhaochun; Zhang, Bin; Yan, Bing. 2009. "Regulation of Enzyme Activity through Interactions with Nanoparticles." Int. J. Mol. Sci. 10, no. 10: 4198-4209.