K Heremans

Summary

Affiliation: Katholieke Universiteit Leuven
Country: Belgium

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Protein dynamics: hydration and cavities
    K Heremans
    Departement of Chemistry, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Braz J Med Biol Res 38:1157-65. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Protein structure and dynamics at high pressure
    K Heremans
    Department of Chemistry, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium
    Biochim Biophys Acta 1386:353-70. 1998
  3. ncbi request reprint Hydration pressure and phase transitions of phospholipids. II. Thermotropic approach
    H Pfeiffer
    Departement Chemie, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Celestijnenlaan 200 D, B 3001 Leuven, Belgium
    Biochim Biophys Acta 1609:148-52. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint Thermotropic phase behaviour of the pseudobinary mixtures of DPPC/C12E5 and DMPC/C12E5 determined by differential scanning calorimetry and ultrasonic velocimetry
    H Pfeiffer
    Department of Physics and Astronomy, Acoustics and Thermal Physics Section, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Celestijnenlaan 200D, B 3001 Leuven, Belgium
    Chem Phys Lipids 139:54-67. 2006
  5. doi request reprint Hydration behaviour of POPC/C(12)-Bet mixtures investigated by sorption gravimetry, (31)P NMR spectroscopy and X-ray diffraction
    H Pfeiffer
    Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Department of Metallurgy and Materials Engineering, Leuven, Belgium
    Chem Phys Lipids 165:244-51. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Thermodynamic and structural behaviour of equimolar POPC/CnE4 (n=8, 12, 16) mixtures by sorption gravimetry, 2H NMR spectroscopy and X-ray diffraction
    H Pfeiffer
    Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Department of Metallurgy and Materials Engineering, B 3001 Leuven, Belgium
    Chem Phys Lipids 163:318-28. 2010
  7. doi request reprint FTIR spectroscopy study of the pressure-dependent behaviour of 1,2-dioleoyl-sn-glycero-3-phosphocholine (DOPC) and 1-palmitoyl-2-oleolyl-sn-glycero-3-phosphocholine (POPC) at low degrees of hydration
    H Pfeiffer
    Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Department of Metallurgy and Materials Engineering, Kasteelpark Arenberg 44, bus 2450, B 3001 Leuven, Belgium
    Chem Phys Lipids 170:33-40. 2013
  8. ncbi request reprint Hydration pressure and phase transitions of phospholipids. I. Piezotropic approach
    H Pfeiffer
    Departement Chemie, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Celestijnenlaan 200 D, B 3001 Leuven, Belgium
    Biochim Biophys Acta 1609:144-7. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Refolding studies using pressure: the folding landscape of lysozyme in the pressure-temperature plane
    L Smeller
    Department of Biophysics and Radiation Biology, Semmelweis University, Puskin u 9, PF 263, H 1444 Budapest, Hungary
    Biochim Biophys Acta 1764:497-505. 2006
  10. pmc Pressure versus temperature unfolding of ribonuclease A: an FTIR spectroscopic characterization of 10 variants at the carboxy-terminal site
    J Torrent
    , Departament de Biologia, , Universitat de Girona, Campus de Montilivi, E-17071 Girona, Spain
    Protein Sci 10:725-34. 2001

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Publications12

  1. ncbi request reprint Protein dynamics: hydration and cavities
    K Heremans
    Departement of Chemistry, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Braz J Med Biol Res 38:1157-65. 2005
    ..Only mature amyloid fibrils that form from unfolded proteins are very resistant to pressure treatment...
  2. ncbi request reprint Protein structure and dynamics at high pressure
    K Heremans
    Department of Chemistry, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium
    Biochim Biophys Acta 1386:353-70. 1998
    ..The experimental approaches that can be used to measure these quantities are reviewed. The plastic (conformational) changes reflect the changes in these properties in the cold, pressure and heat denaturation...
  3. ncbi request reprint Hydration pressure and phase transitions of phospholipids. II. Thermotropic approach
    H Pfeiffer
    Departement Chemie, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Celestijnenlaan 200 D, B 3001 Leuven, Belgium
    Biochim Biophys Acta 1609:148-52. 2003
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Thermotropic phase behaviour of the pseudobinary mixtures of DPPC/C12E5 and DMPC/C12E5 determined by differential scanning calorimetry and ultrasonic velocimetry
    H Pfeiffer
    Department of Physics and Astronomy, Acoustics and Thermal Physics Section, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Celestijnenlaan 200D, B 3001 Leuven, Belgium
    Chem Phys Lipids 139:54-67. 2006
    ..Finally, differential scanning calorimetry and ultrasonic velocimetry are compared concerning their potentials to determine characteristics of phase transitions in pseudobinary phospholipid/surfactant mixtures...
  5. doi request reprint Hydration behaviour of POPC/C(12)-Bet mixtures investigated by sorption gravimetry, (31)P NMR spectroscopy and X-ray diffraction
    H Pfeiffer
    Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Department of Metallurgy and Materials Engineering, Leuven, Belgium
    Chem Phys Lipids 165:244-51. 2012
    ....
  6. doi request reprint Thermodynamic and structural behaviour of equimolar POPC/CnE4 (n=8, 12, 16) mixtures by sorption gravimetry, 2H NMR spectroscopy and X-ray diffraction
    H Pfeiffer
    Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Department of Metallurgy and Materials Engineering, B 3001 Leuven, Belgium
    Chem Phys Lipids 163:318-28. 2010
    ..The swelling behaviour could be assessed by small-angle X-ray diffraction. (31)P NMR spectroscopy was applied for the assignment of phase structures to the respective hydration range...
  7. doi request reprint FTIR spectroscopy study of the pressure-dependent behaviour of 1,2-dioleoyl-sn-glycero-3-phosphocholine (DOPC) and 1-palmitoyl-2-oleolyl-sn-glycero-3-phosphocholine (POPC) at low degrees of hydration
    H Pfeiffer
    Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Department of Metallurgy and Materials Engineering, Kasteelpark Arenberg 44, bus 2450, B 3001 Leuven, Belgium
    Chem Phys Lipids 170:33-40. 2013
    ..It increases with dehydration, and it is assumed that the correlation field splitting does not only depend on the disorder related to the gauche conformer population in the hydrocarbon chains but also on the chain tilt in the gel phase...
  8. ncbi request reprint Hydration pressure and phase transitions of phospholipids. I. Piezotropic approach
    H Pfeiffer
    Departement Chemie, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Celestijnenlaan 200 D, B 3001 Leuven, Belgium
    Biochim Biophys Acta 1609:144-7. 2003
    ..The application of our new approach gives hydration pressure values which agree with the values obtained with the osmotic stress method...
  9. ncbi request reprint Refolding studies using pressure: the folding landscape of lysozyme in the pressure-temperature plane
    L Smeller
    Department of Biophysics and Radiation Biology, Semmelweis University, Puskin u 9, PF 263, H 1444 Budapest, Hungary
    Biochim Biophys Acta 1764:497-505. 2006
    ..This can explain the propensity of folding intermediates to aggregate. A possible Gibbs-free energy landscape for lysozyme was constructed for the whole pressure-temperature plane...
  10. pmc Pressure versus temperature unfolding of ribonuclease A: an FTIR spectroscopic characterization of 10 variants at the carboxy-terminal site
    J Torrent
    , Departament de Biologia, , Universitat de Girona, Campus de Montilivi, E-17071 Girona, Spain
    Protein Sci 10:725-34. 2001
    ..Nevertheless, there was close correlation between the pressure and temperature midpoint transition values for the whole series of protein variants, which indicated a common tendency of stability toward pressure and heat...
  11. ncbi request reprint Pressure activation of the chaperone function of small heat shock proteins
    E Tölgyesi
    Institute for Biophysics and Radiation Biology, Semmelweis University, Budapest, Budapest, Hungary
    Cell Mol Biol (Noisy-le-grand) 50:361-9. 2004
    ..We conclude that the oligomeric structure of both proteins is loosened, resulting in stronger dynamics and in more accessible hydrophobic surfaces. These properties lead to increased chaperone potency...
  12. ncbi request reprint High-pressure FTIR study of the stability of horseradish peroxidase. Effect of heme substitution, ligand binding, Ca++ removal, and reduction of the disulfide bonds
    L Smeller
    Department of Biophysics and Radiation Biology, Semmelweis University, Puskin u 9 PF 263, H 1444 Budapest, Hungary
    Biochemistry 42:553-61. 2003
    ....