Enzymatic self-sacrificial display of an active protein on gold nanoparticles

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A new enzymatic approach for the fabrication of gold nanoparticles (Au NPs) decorated with a functional protein was developed using a recombinant glycerol dehydrogenase from Bacillus stearothermophilus (BsGLD) that was tagged with an N-terminal protein G domain and a C-terminal (His)6Cys tag. The recombinant BsGLD promoted the synthesis of the Au NPs via the catalytic reduction of nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide using glycerol as a substrate, and the recombinant BsGLD was self-immobilized on the Au NPs as a result of the protein G's binding capability for IgG antibody.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)5995-5998
Number of pages4
JournalRSC Advances
Issue number12
Publication statusPublished - 2014

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • General Chemistry
  • General Chemical Engineering


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