Electron Correlation in Quantum Molecular Biophysics: The Case Study of Hemocyanin

  • Piero Fariselli
  • Rita Casadio
Part of the Electronics and Biotechnology Advanced (EL.B.A.) Forum Series book series (ELBA, volume 3)


One of the most interesting problems of modern molecular biophysics is the study of the relationship between structure and function in proteins. The data base of proteins known at atomic resolutions (the Brookhaven Protein Data Base (PDB), release 19/9/1997) presently comprises 5900 structures, obtained from X ray diffraction patterns of ordered crystals or in some cases from twodimensional NMR spectroscopy. Well resolved structures include enzymes of several different type.


Active Space Electron Correlation Configuration Interaction Potential Energy Curve Schroedinger Equation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Piero Fariselli
    • 1
  • Rita Casadio
    • 2
  1. 1.Lab. of BiocomputingCentro Intertipartimentale di Ricerche BiotecnologicheBolognaItaly
  2. 2.Lab. of BiophysicsDept. of Biology University of BolognaBolognaItaly

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