Conformational changes following photodissociation of carboxy-myoglobin are studied by time-resolved circular dichroism. We observe a distortion of the proximal histidine which builds up in 10 ps and relaxes in 100 ps.
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(260.0260) Physical optics : Physical optics
(260.2130) Physical optics : Ellipsometry and polarimetry
(300.0300) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy
(300.6500) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy, time-resolved
T. Dartigalongue and F. Hache, " Ultrafast Conformational Changes in Carboxy-Myoglobin Studied by Time-Resolved Circular Dichroism," in 15th International Conference on Ultrafast Phenomena, OSA Technical Digest Series (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2006), paper WE7.
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