Expression and Purification of CB2 for NMR Studies in Micellar Solution
Abstract:We demonstrate feasibility of biophysical characterization of the peripheral cannabinoid receptor CB2 produced by heterologous expression in E. coli membranes. Recombinant receptor was purified by affinity chromatography, and NMR diffusion experiments performed on CB2 solubilized in dodecylphosphocholine (DPC) micelles. Circular dichroism spectroscopy indicated high α-helical content (49 %) of CB2.
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: 2007-10-01
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