Chapter 10. Circular Dichroism: Folding and Conformational Changes of Membrane Proteins

  1. Prof. Eva Pebay-Peyroula PhD professor
  1. Nadège Jamin1 and
  2. Jean-Jacques Lacapère2

Published Online: 7 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9783527621224.ch10

Biophysical Analysis of Membrane Proteins: Investigating Structure and Function

Biophysical Analysis of Membrane Proteins: Investigating Structure and Function

How to Cite

Jamin, N. and Lacapère, J.-J. (2008) Circular Dichroism: Folding and Conformational Changes of Membrane Proteins, in Biophysical Analysis of Membrane Proteins: Investigating Structure and Function (ed E. Pebay-Peyroula), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527621224.ch10

Editor Information

  1. Institut de Biologie Structurale Jean-Pierre Ebel, Université Joseph Fourier-CEA-CNRS, 41 rue Jules Horowitz, 38027 Grenoble cedex 1, France

Author Information

  1. 1

    CEA/iBiTecS/SB2SM et URA CNRS 2096, Laboratoire des protéines membranaires, CE Saclay Bat 532, 91191 Gif sur Yvette Cedex, France

  2. 2

    INSERM U773, Centre de Recherche Biomédicale Bichat-Beaujeon (CRB3), Facultéde Médecine Xavier Bichat, 16 rue Henri Huchard, BP 416, 75018 Paris, France

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 7 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 24 OCT 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527316779

Online ISBN: 9783527621224

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Keywords:

  • biophysical analysis;
  • membrane proteins;
  • spectroscopies;
  • circular dichroism;
  • folding;
  • conformational changes of membrane proteins;
  • secondary structure composition;
  • tertiary structure fingerprint;
  • extrinsic chromophores;
  • conformational changes;
  • ligand binding

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Secondary Structure Composition

  • Tertiary Structure Fingerprint

  • Extrinsic Chromophores

  • Conformational Changes upon Ligand Binding

  • Folding/Unfolding

  • Conclusion and Perspectives