Synthesis of thermo-sensitive polyacrylamide derivatives for affinity precipitation and its application in purification of lysozyme
The thermo-sensitive N-alkyl substituted polyacrylamide polymer was synthesized by radical polymerization and its lower critical solution temperature (LCST) was controlled to be 28 °C. The thermo-sensitive recovery of polymer was over 95% in the presence of 0.05 M NaClO4. Cibacron Blue F3GA was covalently immobilized onto the polymer via the nucleophilic reaction between the active chlorine atom of its triazine ring and the hydroxyl group of the polymer. The ligands density was 30 μmol g−1 polymer. The adsorption capacity of lysozyme on the polymer was 3.4 mg g−1polymer in affinity precipitation process. And over 90% of adsorbed lysozyme was eluted by 0.5 M KSCN at pH 8.0. When the affinity polymer was applied in the purification of lysozyme from egg white, the purification factor was 28 and lysozyme yield was 80% or so.
Journal: Biochemical Engineering Journal - Volume 33, Issue 1, January 2007, Pages 66–71