Optical spectroscopy of human blood serum albumin interaction with lead ions Conference Paper uri icon


  • Lead ions in solution interact strongly with human blood serum albumin forming clusters and modifying electronic properties of albumin molecules. We experimentally demonstrate that this interaction can be detected at pM concentrations of lead in solution. The structural and electronic modifications of albumin were observed using Raman, light scattering, fluorescence, and circular dichroism absorption spectroscopies.

name of conference

  • Optical Diagnostics and Sensing VI

published proceedings


author list (cited authors)

  • Saha, A., Manglass, L., Lionel, S., Sklyarov, A., Sokol, E., Petrussevich, Y. M., Petrova, G. P., & Yakovlev, V. V.

citation count

  • 1

complete list of authors

  • Saha, A||Manglass, L||Lionel, S||Sklyarov, A||Sokol, E||Petrussevich, Yu M||Petrova, GP||Yakovlev, VV

editor list (cited editors)

  • Coté, G. L., & Priezzhev, A. V.

publication date

  • February 2006