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Thermodynamic and kinetic analyses of curcumin and bovine serum albumin binding
- Hudson, Eliara Acipreste, de Paula, Hauster Maximiler Campos, Ferreira, Guilherme Max Dias, Ferreira, Gabriel Max Dias, Hespanhol, Maria do Carmo, da Silva, Luis Henrique Mendes, Pires, Ana Clarissa dos S.
- Food chemistry 2018 v.242 pp. 505-512
- bovine serum albumin, calorimetry, curcumin, digitoxin, dimethyl sulfoxide, enthalpy, fluorescence, ibuprofen, photolysis, stoichiometry, surface plasmon resonance, warfarin
- Bovine serum albumin (BSA)/curcumin binding and dye photodegradation stability were evaluated. BSA/curcumin complex showed 1:1 stoichiometry, but the thermodynamic binding parameters depended on the technique used and BSA conformation. The binding constant was of the order of 105L·mol−1 by fluorescence and microcalorimetric, and 103 and 104L·mol−1 by surface plasmon resonance (steady-state equilibrium and kinetic experiments, respectively). For native BSA/curcumin, fluorescence indicated an enthalpic and entropic driven process based on the standard enthalpy change (ΔH○F=−8.67kJ·mol−1), while microcalorimetry showed an entropic driven binding process (ΔH○cal=29.11kJ·mol−1). For the unfolded BSA/curcumin complex, it was found thatp ΔH○F=−16.12kJ·mol−1 and ΔH○cal=−42.63kJ·mol−1. BSA (mainly native) increased the curcumin photodegradation stability. This work proved the importance of using different techniques to characterize the protein-ligand binding.