Single and Double Mutants of Bacteriorhodopsin and their Impact on Photoisomerization

  • Karsten Heyne
  • Reiner Dziewior
  • Rolf Diller
  • Ulrike Alexiev
Conference paper
Part of the Springer Series in Chemical Physics book series (CHEMICAL, volume 63)

Abstract

Optical transient absorption experiments on the photoisomerization in bacteriorhodopsin wild type and several mutants were performed in order to study the impact of the charge distribution in the active site on the isomerization dynamics.

Keywords

Glycine Cysteine Arginine Alanine Bleach 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Karsten Heyne
    • 1
  • Reiner Dziewior
    • 1
  • Rolf Diller
    • 1
  • Ulrike Alexiev
    • 1
  1. 1.Institut f. ExperimentalphysikFreie Universität BerlinGermany

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