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Construction of affinity changeable antibody in response to Ca(2+).
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PMID:  22350334     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Immunoaffinity chromatography is a powerful method for purification of proteins because of the high selectivity and avidity of antibodies. Due to the strength of antigen-antibody binding, however, elution of proteins bound to antibodies that are covalently immobilized on the column is performed by temporary denaturation of the antibody. Therefore, the development of milder elution conditions could improve the recovery of the antibodies and prolong the life of the immunoaffinity column. We describe the design and construction of an antibody that changes its affinity in response to external stimuli. The heavy chain and light chain of a single chain Fv of the D1.3 antibody against hen egg-white lysozyme (HEL) were fused at the N- and C-termini, respectively, of the calmodulin-M13 fusion protein. The affinity of this fusion protein for HEL could be modulated by changing the Ca(2+) concentration.
Eiry Kobatake; Chihiro Kosaku; Satoshi Hanzawa; Masayasu Mie
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Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-2-21
Journal Detail:
Title:  Biotechnology letters     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1573-6776     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2012 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-2-21     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  8008051     Medline TA:  Biotechnol Lett     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Department of Biological Information, Graduate School of Bioscience and Biotechnology, Tokyo Institute of Technology, 4259 Nagatsuta, Midori-ku, Yokohama, 226-8501, Japan,
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