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Title: Effect of a polarizable medium on the charge-transfer states of the photosynthetic reaction center from Rhodopseudomonas viridis

Abstract

Photosynthetic electron transfer is arguably the most important series of chemical transformations for life on this planet. In recent years the structure of the reaction centers (RC) from the photosynthetic bacteria Rhodopseudomonas viridis and Rhodobacter sphaeroides have been presented. On the basis of these structures, several mechanisms have been proposed to explain the primary electron-transfer event with as yet no consensus. The authors report here INDO/S calculations of the excited states of a model of the RC of Rps. viridis in both the absence and presence of a polarizable medium.

Authors:
;  [1]
  1. (Univ. of Florida, Gainesville (USA))
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
6326054
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: Journal of the American Chemical Society; (USA); Journal Volume: 112:21
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
59 BASIC BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES; PHOTOSYNTHETIC REACTION CENTERS; ELECTRON TRANSFER; CALCULATION METHODS; DIPOLE MOMENTS; EXCITED STATES; GROUND STATES; RHODOPSEUDOMONAS; BACTERIA; ENERGY LEVELS; MICROORGANISMS; 550200* - Biochemistry

Citation Formats

Thompson, M.A., and Zerner, M.C.. Effect of a polarizable medium on the charge-transfer states of the photosynthetic reaction center from Rhodopseudomonas viridis. United States: N. p., 1990. Web. doi:10.1021/ja00177a072.
Thompson, M.A., & Zerner, M.C.. Effect of a polarizable medium on the charge-transfer states of the photosynthetic reaction center from Rhodopseudomonas viridis. United States. doi:10.1021/ja00177a072.
Thompson, M.A., and Zerner, M.C.. Wed . "Effect of a polarizable medium on the charge-transfer states of the photosynthetic reaction center from Rhodopseudomonas viridis". United States. doi:10.1021/ja00177a072.
@article{osti_6326054,
title = {Effect of a polarizable medium on the charge-transfer states of the photosynthetic reaction center from Rhodopseudomonas viridis},
author = {Thompson, M.A. and Zerner, M.C.},
abstractNote = {Photosynthetic electron transfer is arguably the most important series of chemical transformations for life on this planet. In recent years the structure of the reaction centers (RC) from the photosynthetic bacteria Rhodopseudomonas viridis and Rhodobacter sphaeroides have been presented. On the basis of these structures, several mechanisms have been proposed to explain the primary electron-transfer event with as yet no consensus. The authors report here INDO/S calculations of the excited states of a model of the RC of Rps. viridis in both the absence and presence of a polarizable medium.},
doi = {10.1021/ja00177a072},
journal = {Journal of the American Chemical Society; (USA)},
number = ,
volume = 112:21,
place = {United States},
year = {Wed Oct 10 00:00:00 EDT 1990},
month = {Wed Oct 10 00:00:00 EDT 1990}
}