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Comparison Of Predicted and Measured Hydration Contents of Bound Water for Various Proteins

Hydrations (g H2O per g protein)
Protein Predicted Measured
Lysozyme 0.36 0.34
Myoglobin 0.45 0.42
Chymotrypsinogen 0.39 0.34
Chymotrypsin 0.36 0.33
Ovalbumin 0.37 0.33
Bovine serum albumin
(at pH 3)
(in urea)
0.45
0.32
0.45
0.40
0.30
0.44
Haemoglobin (denatured) 0.42 0.42
Pethig p.135

Reference: I.D. Kuntz, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 93, 514 (1971)