Structure of the Reaction Center from Rhodobacter sphaeroides: Further Refinement of R-26 and 2.4.1 Structures and Interactions between the Reaction Center and Herbicides

  • J. P. Allen
  • E. J. Lous
  • G. Feher
  • A. Chirino
  • H. Komiya
  • D. C. Rees


The structure of the reaction center (RC) from Rhodobacter sphaeroides strain R-26 has been refined to an R value of 21% at 2.8 Å resolution. Progress in the determination of modified RCs is described. In particular, the structure of RCs with only 1 quinone and with bound herbicide are reported.


Reaction Center Rhodobacter Sphaeroides Crystallization Solution Secondary Quinone Collect Diffraction Data 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. P. Allen
    • 1
  • E. J. Lous
    • 1
  • G. Feher
    • 1
  • A. Chirino
    • 2
  • H. Komiya
    • 2
  • D. C. Rees
    • 2
  1. 1.University of California, San DiegoLa JollaUSA
  2. 2.University of California, Los AngelesLos AngelesUSA

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