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Chemistry - Physical Chemistry | Physiochemical Interactions of Amino Acids and Peptides in Aqueous Media

Physiochemical Interactions of Amino Acids and Peptides in Aqueous Media

Dhir, Vannet

2015, Approx. 300 p. 100 illus.

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  • Provides detailed thermodynamic data for amino acids and peptides
  • Treats both solute and solvent and effects on amino acids
  • Includes temperature-dependent effects
The present work covers in detail the results of measurements of apparent molar volumes, viscosities and apparent molar adiabatic isothermal compressibility  of various -amino acids and peptide in water and in aqueous sodium nitrate (NaNO3), potassium nitrate (KNO3) and magnesium nitrate hexahydrate [Mg(NO3)2.6H2O] solutions at different temperatures as follows. These data have been used to arrive at the various parameters like partial molar volumes, partial molar adiabatic compressibility capacities and viscosity B-coefficients and their corresponding transfer functions, side chain contributions, interaction coefficients, activation parameters and hydration numbers. These parameters have been used to rationalize the nature of interactions amongst various -amino acids/ diglycine (solutes) and water (solvent) in the presence of  NaNO3, KNO3 and  Mg(NO3)2.6H2O (cosolute).
This work will be of interest to researchers working with amino acids and peptides.

Content Level » Research

Keywords » Amino Acids Partial Molality - Apparent Molar Volumes for Amino Acids - Diglycine - Hydrated Metals and Peptides - NO3 Effects on Peptides and Amino Acids - Saline Solute Effects on Amino Acids - Side-chain Effects on Hydration for Peptides - Solvent and Solute Effects on Peptides - Thermodynamic Data for Amino Acids and Peptides

Related subjects » Analytical Chemistry - Physical Chemistry

Table of contents 

From the Contents: General Introduction.- Structure of Water.- Forces that Stabilize the Protein Structure.- Outline of the Present Research Work.- Review of Literature.- Experimental.- Sources & Grades of Chemicals.- Experimental Techniques.- Theoretical Background of Physico-Chemical Properties.- Results and Discussion.- Apparent Molar Volumes of a-Amino Acids and Diglycine in Aqueous Sodium Nitrate at Different Temperatures (T=288.15-318.15)K.- Apparent Molar Volumes of a-Amino Acids and Diglycine in Aqueous Potassium Nitrate at Different Temperatures (T=288.15-318.15)K.- Apparent Molar Volumes of a-Amino Acids and Diglycine in Aqueous Magnesium Nitrate Hexahydrate at Different Temperatures (T=288.15-318.15)K.

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