, Volume 35, Issue 8, pp 1003–1005 | Cite as

Evidence for dissociation of ferrihemoglobin by poly-L-lysine

  • K. Imai
  • T. Yoshimura


Circular dichroism and absorption spectra of ferrihemoglobin were shown to be altered upon binding with poly-L-lysine at alkaline pH. When ferrihemoglobin immobilized to Sepharose gel was treated with poly-L-lysine, hemoglobin subunits were released from the gel. These results suggest that ferrihemoglobin was dissociated into subunits by poly-L-lysine.


Absorption Spectrum Circular Dichroism Hemoglobin Subunit 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • K. Imai
    • 1
  • T. Yoshimura
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute for Enzyme ResearchTokushima University, School of MedicineTokushimaJapan

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