Hofmeister’s curse

Understanding the effects of adding a simple salt to an aqueous solution of a protein is far from simple — and Bruce C. Gibb explains why.

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Fig. 1: Plot of the ionic standard partial molar volume of monovalent ions against their standard molar Gibbs free energy of hydration.

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Gibb, B.C. Hofmeister’s curse. Nat. Chem. 11, 963–965 (2019). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41557-019-0355-1

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