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Title: A time-dependent multistate model for bacteriorhodopsin photocycle
Authors: Banyal, R. K
Hegde, G. M
Prasad, B. R
Reddy, K. P. J
Keywords: Bacteriorhodopsin;Rate equations;Photocycle
Issue Date: Feb-2005
Publisher: Elsevier
Citation: Current Applied Physics, Vol. 5, No. 2, pp. 133 - 138
Abstract: A time-dependent theoretical model based on the rate equations for all the photochemical states of bacteriorhodopsin (bR) is developed. A recursive method is adopted to solve the rate equations exactly, with an explicit temporal and intensity dependence of the population densities. Simulated results for a thin wild type bR film show that each intermediate state has a optimum population that depends uniquely on incident intensity and time. The model provides an analytical framework for optimization of bR for various electronics and photonic applications.
Description: Restricted Access
ISSN: 1567-1739
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