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Biochemistry (Moscow)

, Volume 84, Issue 1, pp 33–39 | Cite as

New Sorbent on the Basis of Covalently Immobilized Lysozyme for Removal of Bacterial Lipopolysaccharide (Endotoxin) from Biological Fluids

  • P. A. LevashovEmail author
  • D. A. Matolygina
  • E. D. Ovchinnikova
  • I. Yu. Adamova
  • O. A. Dmitrieva
  • A. V. Nuzhdina
  • N. S. Pokrovsky
  • N. L. Eremeev
Article

Abstract

It was demonstrated for the first time that immobilized lysozyme can efficiently remove Escherichia coli and Pseudomonas aeruginosa lipopolysaccharides (endotoxins) from solutions. Experimentally confirmed sorption capacity for the developed sorbent was at least 400 ng of endotoxin per ml sorbent. The new sorbent is compatible with the whole human blood and can be potentially used in extracorporeal therapy in the treatment of sepsis.

Keywords

endotoxin sorption sepsis immobilized lysozyme 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • P. A. Levashov
    • 1
    • 2
    Email author
  • D. A. Matolygina
    • 1
    • 2
  • E. D. Ovchinnikova
    • 3
  • I. Yu. Adamova
    • 4
  • O. A. Dmitrieva
    • 3
  • A. V. Nuzhdina
    • 2
  • N. S. Pokrovsky
    • 2
    • 5
  • N. L. Eremeev
    • 1
  1. 1.Lomonosov Moscow State UniversityFaculty of ChemistryMoscowRussia
  2. 2.Bauman Moscow State Technical UniversityInterindustry Engineering Center for Composite MaterialsMoscowRussia
  3. 3.National Medical Research Center of Cardiology, Institute of Experimental CardiologyMinistry of Healthcare of the Russian FederationMoscowRussia
  4. 4.POKARD LtdMoscowRussia
  5. 5.Lomonosov Moscow State UniversityFaculty of Fundamental MedicineMoscowRussia

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