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Theoretical and Experimental Chemistry

, Volume 28, Issue 2, pp 157–160 | Cite as

Influence of the protein medium on the electronic state and electron transfer in metalloproteins

  • G. N. Chuev
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Abstract

On the basis of a semicontinuum method, considering the influence of the heme structure and the polarization of the protein macromolecule, the energy and wave functions of the electron on the active site of cyt C were calculated for the stype ground and excited states. The reorganization energy, matrical element, and rate of electron transfer in the self-exchange reaction of cyt C were calculated. The results are in satisfactory agreement with the experimental data.

Keywords

Experimental Data Wave Function Excited State Electron Transfer Macromolecule 
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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1993

Authors and Affiliations

  • G. N. Chuev
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  1. 1.Scientific-Research Computer CenterRussian Academy of SciencesPushchino

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