Anfinsen


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Anfinsen

(ˈænfɪnsən)
n
(Biography) Christian Boehmer. 1916–95, US biochemist, noted for his research on the structure of enzymes. Nobel prize for chemistry 1972
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Anfinsen, Principles that govern the folding of protein chains, Science.
In the past, Dr Omenn was a member of the intramural programme of NIH in the Anfinsen Lab and the National Cancer Advisory Board, NIH Heart, Lung and Blood Institute Advisory Council, Society of Fellows for the NIH National Center for Minority Health and Health Disparities and on the director's Advisory Committee for the CDC.
Anfinsen, "Quantitative GLC determination of resorcinol mono acetate in dermatological products," Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences, vol.
Anfinsen, "Ship detection in ice-infested waters based on dual-polarization SAR imagery," IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters, Vol.
This concept is usually introduced with the story of Christian Anfinsen heating a solution of ribonuclease until this enzyme unfolded, then allowing it to slowly cool, and finding that the protein folded back into its native state, without any other molecules involved.