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microscale thermophoresis

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Measurement of the directed movement of particles in a microscopic temperature gradient. Any change of the hydration shell of biomolecules due to changes in their structure/conformation results in a relative change of movement along the temperature gradient and is used to determine binding affinities, binding kinetics and activity kinetics. Events such as the phosphorylation of a protein or the binding of small molecules to a target can be monitored. [ http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/ 17164337 ]

Synonyms: mst

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orchard

creation date

2012-08-10T12:20:37Z

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MI:1247

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