The team discovered that hydrolysis broke proteins down from 150-200 kilodaltons in size to about 10.
What does kDa stand for?
kDa stands for Kilodaltons (molecular weight)
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tuberculosis-specific antigens, such as 6 kilodaltons ESAT-6 and culture filtrate protein CFP-10 of 10 kilodaltons (9,10).
Papain hydrolysates contained high molecular weight peptides-23 kilodaltons (kDa) to 132 kDa.
The researchers used the instrument to test a sample of the protein bovine serum albumin (BSA), which is known to have a mass of 66 kilodaltons.
Nucleotide sequence comparison of haemolysin encoding hlyA gene from classical and El Tor strains reveal the presence of an 11 base-pair deletion in classical strains that results in a truncated protein product of 27 kilodaltons in classical strains rendering it non haemolytic, whereas in El Tor strains the HlyA is intact 82 kilodalton and biologically active (12).
They have molecular weights ranging from about 2 to 100 kilodaltons and a well defined geometry in water solution, particularly in the region surrounding the active site.