Screening of oxidative behavior in catalytic amyloid assemblies

Liam R. Marshall, Ivan V. Korendovych

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Once considered a thermodynamic minimum of the protein fold or as simply by-products of a misfolding process, amyloids are increasingly showing remarkable potential for promoting enzyme-like catalysis. Recent studies have demonstrated a diverse range of catalytic behaviors that amyloids can promote way beyond the hydrolytic behaviors originally reported. We and others have demonstrated the strong propensity of catalytic amyloids to facilitate redox reactions both in the presence and in the absence of metal cofactors. Here, we present a detailed protocol for measuring the oxidative ability of supramolecular peptide assemblies.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationMethods in Enzymology
PublisherAcademic Press Inc.
StateAccepted/In press - 2024

Publication series

NameMethods in Enzymology
ISSN (Print)0076-6879
ISSN (Electronic)1557-7988


  • Amyloids
  • Catalysis
  • Oxidation
  • Peptides
  • Self-assembly

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Molecular Biology


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