Purification of phospholipase D from Dacus carota by three-phase partitioning and its characterization

Protein Expression and Purification
S Sharma, M N Gupta


Phospholipase D from Dacus carota (carrot) was purified by subjecting it to three-phase partitioning. The single step of three phase partitioning led to 13-fold purification with an activity recovery of 72%. SDS-PAGE analysis showed a single band with minimum molecular weight corresponding to nearly 60 kDa. The purified enzyme had a pH optimum in the range of 6.0--6.5 and was unstable above 30 degrees C. Kinetic studies showed a K(m) value of 9.5 mM and a V(max) of 0.35 mL min(-1). The enzyme purified by three-phase partitioning was found to resolve into two isoenzymes on a DEAE-cellulose column.


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