Advertisement

Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology

, Volume 120, Issue 2, pp 121–132 | Cite as

Effect of dehydration on photoinduced transformation in gelatin films made with 14-fluoro bacteriorhodopsin derivatives

  • Anna B. Druzhko
  • Sergey K. Pirutin
  • Angel R. de Lera
  • Rosana Alvarez
  • Howard H. Weetall
Original Articles

Abstract

Photoinduced transformation in gelatin films made with 14-fluoro bacteriorhodopsin derivatives, both wild-type (WT) and D96N mutant, were studied. Spectral and kinetic peculiarities for these two types of samples were compared over a wide range of relative humidity (9–92%). Analysis of the results considered two existing photoinduced processes that occur in suspensions and films of corresponding pigments. It was demonstrated that there is a range of humidity in which the performance of fluorine WT bacteriorhodopsin gelatin films may offer a technological advantage compared with fluorine D96N bacteriorhodopsin.

Index Entries

Photoinduced transformation bacteriorhodopsin all-trans retinal relative humidity gelatin films red-shifted species 

Preview

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

References

  1. 1.
    Birge, R. R. (1990), Annu. Rev. Phys. Chem. 41, 683–733.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  2. 2.
    Korchemskaya, E. Y., Stepanchikov, D. A., Druzhko, A. B., and Dyukova, T. V. (1999), J. Biol. Phys. 24, 201–215.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  3. 3.
    Hampp, N. (2000), Chem. Rev. 100, 1755–1776.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  4. 4.
    Spudich, J. L., Yang, C. S., Jung, K. H., and Spudich, E. N. (2000), Annu. Rev. Cell. Dev. Biol. 16, 365–392.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  5. 5.
    Henderson, R., Baldwin, J., Ceska, T., Zemlin, F., Beckman, E., and Downing, K. (1990), J. Mol. Biol. 213, 899–929.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  6. 6.
    Lemke, H. D. and Oesterhelt, D. (1981), FEBS Lett. 128, 255–260.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  7. 7.
    Allcock, P., Andrews, D. L., Meech, S. R., and Wigman, A. G. (1996), Phys. Rev. A 53, 2788–2791.PubMedCrossRefADSGoogle Scholar
  8. 8.
    Vsevolodov, N., Druzhko, A., and Dyukova, T. (1989), in Molecular Electronics—Biosensors and Biocomputers, Hong, F. T., ed., Plenum, New York, pp. 381–384.Google Scholar
  9. 9.
    Zhang, Y. H., Song, Q. W., and Tseronis, C. (1995), Opt. Lett. 20, 2429–2431.ADSCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  10. 10.
    Varo, G. (1981), Acta Biol. Acad. Sci. Hung. 32, 301–310.Google Scholar
  11. 11.
    Ikonen, M., Peltonen, J., Vuorimaa, E., and Lemmetyinen, H. (1992), TSF 213, 277–284.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  12. 12.
    Weetall, H., Druzhko, A. B., Samuelson, L. A., de Lera, A. R., and Alvarez, R. (1997), Bioelectrochem. Bioenerg. 44, 37–43.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  13. 13.
    Korenstein, R. and Hess, B. (1977), Nature 270, 184–186.PubMedCrossRefADSGoogle Scholar
  14. 14.
    Dyukova, T. and Vsevolodov, N. (1996), US Patent 5,518,858.Google Scholar
  15. 15.
    Mitzner, B. I., Khodonov, A. A., Zvonkova, E. N., and Evstigneeva, R. P. (1986), Bioorg. Khimiya (Russian) 12(1), 5–53.Google Scholar
  16. 16.
    Druzhko, A. and Zharmukhamedov, S. (1985), in Photosensitive Biological Complexes and Registration of Optical Information, Ivanitzky, G. R., ed., Pushchino Moscow Region, Russia, USSR Academy of Sciences, Biological Research Center, Institute of Biological Physics, pp. 129–136.Google Scholar
  17. 17.
    Druzhko, A. and Chamorovsky, S. (1995), BioSystems 35, 133–136.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  18. 18.
    Druzhko, A., Chamorovsky, S., Lukashev, E., Kononenko, A., and Vsevolodov, N. (1995), BioSystems 35, 129–132.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  19. 19.
    Druzhko, A. and Weetall, H. (1997), Thin Solid Films 293, 281–284.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  20. 20.
    Asato, A. E., Li, X. Y., Mead, D., Patterson, G. M., and Liu, R. S. H. (1990), J. Am. Chem. Soc. 112, 7398–7399.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  21. 21.
    Druzhko, A., Robertson, B., Alvarez, R., de Lera, A., and Weetall, H. (1998), BBA 1371, 371–381.PubMedGoogle Scholar
  22. 22.
    Druzhko, A. B., Shakhbazian, V. Y., Alvarez, R., de Lera, A., and Weetall, H. (2001), BioSystems 59, 53–60.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  23. 23.
    Francesch, A., Alvarez, R., Lopes, S., and de Lera, A. (1997), J. Org. Chem. 62, 310–319.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  24. 24.
    Lazarev, Y. A. and Terpugov, E. L. (1980), BBA 590, 324–338.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  25. 25.
    Renthal, R. and Regalado, R. (1991), Photochem. Photobiol. 54(6), 931–935.Google Scholar
  26. 26.
    Dyukova, T. and Lukashev, E. (1996), Thin Solid Films 283, 1–4.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  27. 27.
    Hildebrandt, P. and Stockburger, M. (1984), Biochemistry 23, 5539–5546.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  28. 28.
    Möller, C., Büldt, G., Dencher, N., Engel, A., and Müller, D. (2000), J. Mol. Biol. 301, 869–879.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  29. 29.
    Váró, G. and Lányi, J. K. (1990), Biochemistry 29, 2241–2250.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar

Copyright information

© Humana Press Inc. 2005

Authors and Affiliations

  • Anna B. Druzhko
    • 1
  • Sergey K. Pirutin
    • 1
  • Angel R. de Lera
    • 2
  • Rosana Alvarez
    • 2
  • Howard H. Weetall
    • 3
  1. 1.Institute of Theoretical and Experimental Biophysics Russian Academy of SciencesRussia
  2. 2.Department of Organic ChemistryUniversity de VigoVigoSpain
  3. 3.National Association for Hispanic Elderly at the U.S. Environmental Protection AgencyLas Vegas

Personalised recommendations