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Int. J. Mol. Sci. 2009, 10(10), 4198-4209; doi:10.3390/ijms10104198

Regulation of Enzyme Activity through Interactions with Nanoparticles

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School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Shandong University, Jinan 250012, China
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School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Shandong University, Jinan 250100, China
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St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Memphis, TN 38105, USA
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Received: 18 August 2009 / Revised: 15 September 2009 / Accepted: 21 September 2009 / Published: 28 September 2009
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Bioactive Nanoparticles (special issue))
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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. View Full-Text
Keywords: enzyme activity; regulation; nanoparticle 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.

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