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Visualizing a protein quake with time-resolved X-ray scattering at a free-electron laser
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2014 (English)In: Nature Methods, ISSN 1548-7091, E-ISSN 1548-7105, Vol. 11, no 9, 923-926 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
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We describe a method to measure ultrafast protein structural changes using time-resolved wide-angle X-ray scattering at an X-ray free-electron laser. We demonstrated this approach using multiphoton excitation of the Blastochloris viridis photosynthetic reaction center, observing an ultrafast global conformational change that arises within picoseconds and precedes the propagation of heat through the protein. This provides direct structural evidence for a 'protein quake': the hypothesis that proteins rapidly dissipate energy through quake-like structural motions.

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2014. Vol. 11, no 9, 923-926 p.
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URN: urn:nbn:se:uu:diva-232831DOI: 10.1038/nmeth.3067ISI: 000341409700019PubMedID: 25108686OAI: oai:DiVA.org:uu-232831DiVA: diva2:749970
Available from: 2014-09-25 Created: 2014-09-25 Last updated: 2017-12-05Bibliographically approved

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