Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.peptides.2004.06.009
Title: Transport of angiotensin peptides across the Caco-2 monolayer
Authors: Chua, H.-L.
Jois, S. 
Sim, M.-K.
Go, M.-L. 
Keywords: Angiotensin peptides
Caco-2 monolayer
des-Asp-angiotensin I
Mechanisms of transport
Solution conformation
Structure-permeability correlations
Issue Date: Aug-2004
Source: Chua, H.-L., Jois, S., Sim, M.-K., Go, M.-L. (2004-08). Transport of angiotensin peptides across the Caco-2 monolayer. Peptides 25 (8) : 1327-1338. ScholarBank@NUS Repository. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.peptides.2004.06.009
Abstract: The bidirectional transport of the angiotensin peptides - des-Asp-angiotensin I (DAAI), angiotensins III and IV - were studied using human intestinal Caco-2 monolayers. The peptides had low permeability rates but were relatively stable to enzymatic hydrolysis. DAAI was transported by diffusion while angiotensins III and IV were transported by an energy requiring, carrier-mediated process. The physicochemical properties and solution conformations of the peptides were investigated in an attempt to establish structure-transport correlations. Among the three peptides, DAAI was the most hydrophobic, had the highest hydrogen bonding potential and was the only peptide to have a random solution conformation, as determined from circular dichroism, two-dimensional 1H NMR and molecular modelling. On the other hand, the more hydrophilic angiotensin IV had less hydrogen bonding potential and a solution conformation characterized by a β turn. These factors may influence the transport characteristics of DAAI and angiotensin IV. © 2004 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Source Title: Peptides
URI: http://scholarbank.nus.edu.sg/handle/10635/106466
ISSN: 01969781
DOI: 10.1016/j.peptides.2004.06.009
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