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Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. Dec 1985; 82(24): 8463–8467.
PMCID: PMC390936

Analysis of optical spectra from single crystals of Rhodopseudomonas viridis reaction centers


Absorption spectra and light-induced absorbance changes of crystals from Rhodopseudomonas viridis reaction centers are recorded. A theoretical analysis of the absorption and circular dichroism spectra is presented, yielding a consistent picture of spectroscopic and structural information.

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