Primary Electron Transfer Mechanisms in Bacterial Reaction Centers

  • W. W. Parson
  • S. Creighton
  • Z.-T. Chu
  • A. Warshel

Abstract

The solution of the crystal structure of reaction centers from purple photosynthetic bacteria (1–4) has raised a challenge: Can we account for the directionality, speed and efficiency of the primary photochemical electron transfer reactions on the basis of the crystal structure?

Keywords

Electron Transfer Reaction Center Electron Transfer Reaction Reorganization Energy Bacterial Reaction Center 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • W. W. Parson
    • 1
  • S. Creighton
    • 2
  • Z.-T. Chu
    • 2
  • A. Warshel
    • 2
  1. 1.Dept. of BiochemistryUniv. of WashingtonSeattleUSA
  2. 2.Dept. of ChemistryUniv. of Southern CaliforniaLos AngelesUSA

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