Temperature Dependence of energy transfer from the long wavelength antenna BChl-896 to the reaction center in Rhodospirillum Rubrum, Rhodobacter Sphaeroides (w.t. and M21 mutant) from 77 to 177 K, studied by picosecond absorption spectroscopy

  • K. J. Visscher
  • H. Bergström
  • V. Sundström
  • C. N. Hunter
  • R. Van Grondelle

Abstract

The fast transfer and trapping of excitation energy in photosynthetic bacteria have been intensively studied in recent years. For reviews we refer to (1). Steady-state (2) and time-resolved fluorescence (3) and time-resolved picosecond absorption recovery measurements have led to the formation of the following scheme for energy transfer in Rhodobacter (Rb.) sphaeroides.

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Special Pair Excitation Transfer Excitation Density Trapping Time United Kingdom Introduction 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • K. J. Visscher
    • 1
  • H. Bergström
    • 2
  • V. Sundström
    • 2
  • C. N. Hunter
    • 3
  • R. Van Grondelle
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of BiophysicsPhysics Laboratory of the Free UniversityAmsterdamThe Netherlands
  2. 2.Department of Physical ChemistryUniversity of UmeaUmeaSweden
  3. 3.Department of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, Biochemistry SectionUniversity of SheffieldSheffieldUK

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