List of abbreviations used
- Amyloglucosidase enzymatic reactivity inside lipid vesicles

List of abbreviations used

EF entrapment efficiency

EP entrapment percent

kc mass transfer coefficient

Ki the inhibition constant (mg mL-1)

Km the Michaelis-Menten constant (mg mL-1)

P product concentration (mg mL-1)

φ thiele modulus

S substrate concentration (mg mL-1)

Sinside substrate concentration (mg mL-1) in the liposome phase

Soutside substrate concentration (mg mL-1) in the bulk phase

Vmax maximum rate of reaction (mg mL-1 min-1)

v rate of enzymatic reaction (mg mL-1 min-1)

Competing interests

The author(s) declare that they have no competing interests.

Authors' contributions

ML and MJH contributed to the design of the study, the acquisition and analysis of data, and the writing of the manuscript. JWK and TLP contributed to the design and coordination of the study and participated in the writing of the manuscript. All authors read and approved the final manuscript.


This work was supported in part by NSF Career grant BES 9702588, by NASA NAG8-1593, and by Arkansas Biosciences Institute (ABI).

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