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The effect of sodium chloride on poly-L-glutamate conformation

Fedorov, Maxim V. and Goodman, Jonathan M. and Schumm, Stephan (2009) The effect of sodium chloride on poly-L-glutamate conformation. Chemical Communications (8). pp. 896-898. ISSN 1359-7345

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Abstract

A large-scale fully-atomistic molecular dynamics simulation of poly-L-glutamate demonstrates that a small amount of sodium chloride switches the preferred conformation from an extended conformation to a compact alpha-helix.