Title : Solvent entropy contribution to the free energy of protein crystallization.

Pub. Date : 2002 Oct

PMID : 12351872






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1 With HbC, a strong retrograde solubility dependence on temperature yields a high positive enthalpy of 155 kJ mol(-1), i.e., crystallization is only possible because of the huge entropy gain of 610 J mol(-1) x K(-1), stemming from the release of up to 10 water molecules per protein intermolecular contact. Water keratin 88, pseudogene Homo sapiens