Normal Mode Analysis of Proteins to Interpret Resonant and Inelastic Scattering of γ Quanta

  • Ernst Walter Knapp
  • Bernd Melchers
  • Fritz Parak
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (ASHT, volume 41)

Abstract

Information on structural fluctuations in proteins can be obtained from the B-factors of X-ray structure analysis [1,2], NMR spectroscopy [3,4], inelastic neutron scattering [5,6], and Rayleigh scattering of Mössbauer radiation (RSMR) [7,8]. For iron containing proteins Mössbauer spectra [9–12] can also be used. Specific information on different local conformations in proteins can also be gained from measurements of IR [13,14] and UV-VIS [15,16] as well as resonance Raman spectra [17]. Recently, a new method namely inelastic X-ray scattering with high energy resolution became available [18,19]. The first application of this method to a biological sample was with myoglobin [20].

Keywords

Iron Atom Normal Mode Analysis Recoil Energy Time Correlation Function Mossbauer Spectrum 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ernst Walter Knapp
    • 1
  • Bernd Melchers
    • 1
  • Fritz Parak
    • 2
  1. 1.Fachbereich Chemie Institut für KristallographieFreie Universität BerlinGermany
  2. 2.Fakultät für Physik El7Technische Universität MünchenGarchingGermany

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