Real-time tracking of phytochrome's ring D orientational changes during Pr photoisomerization: Two Pr isoforms with different photoisomerization yields
1 Freie Universität Berlin, Department of Physics, Arnimallee 14, 14195 Berlin, Germany
2 Leibniz-Institut für Molekulare Pharmakologie, Robert-Rössle Str. 10, 13125 Berlin, Germany
3 Friedrich-Schiller Universität Jena, Institut für Physikalische Chemie, Helmholtzweg 4, 07743 Jena, Germany
Phytochromes' ring D orientational changes are tracked during Z-to-E photoisomerization by polarization resolved femtosecond visible pump-infrared probe spectroscopy. Two distinct Pr isoforms Pr-I and Pr-II exhibit photoisomerization yields of 3% and 29%, respectively.
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