Microchimica Acta

, Volume 95, Issue 1, pp 325–327

Vibrational circular dichroism of polypeptides and proteins

  • Sritana C. Yasui
  • Timothy A. Keiderling
Intrumentation, Double Modulation, Emission

DOI: 10.1007/BF01349780

Cite this article as:
Yasui, S.C. & Keiderling, T.A. Mikrochim Acta (1988) 95: 325. doi:10.1007/BF01349780


Vibrational circular dichroism spectra of poly-L-tyrosine, poly-L-phenylalanine, myoglobin andβ-lactoglobulin were measured in solution for the amide I region. These measurements are shown to be consistent with previous determinations of the secondary structures of these species.

Key words

vibrational circular dichroismpolypeptideproteinconformational analysis

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sritana C. Yasui
    • 1
  • Timothy A. Keiderling
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of ChemistryUniversity of Illinois at ChicagoChicagoUSA