volume 16, issue 5, P409-415 1994
DOI: 10.1016/0141-0229(94)90156-2
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Álvaro Sánchez-Ferrer, Francisco García-Carmona

Abstract: The use of two reverse self-assembling systems, such as reverse micelles and reverse vesicles, to model the enzymatic function of biological membranes is discussed. They permit direct measurement of enzyme kinetics since these ternary systems form optically transparent solutions. The physicochemical characteristics of both systems are differentiated since they clearly affect enzyme behavior. The four enzymatic profiles that have been described in reverse micelles as a function of micelle size (omega 0) and the…

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