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Ftir Spectroscopy: The Detection Of Individual Chemical Groups In Complex Biomolecules
Author(s): Kenneth J. Rothschild; Mark S. Braiman; Olaf Bousche; Yi-Wu He; Willem J. De Grip
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Paper Abstract

Recent advances in FTIR spectroscopy provide the basis for investigating the role of individual chemical groups in the functional mechanisms of large biomolecules. Vibrations from these groups can be identified in FTIR difference spectra and, in some cases, in the total absorption spectra of biomolecules. Examples are given for two membrane proteins, rhodopsin and bacteriorhodopsin.

Paper Details

Date Published: 8 May 1989
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 1057, Biomolecular Spectroscopy, (8 May 1989); doi: 10.1117/12.951646
Show Author Affiliations
Kenneth J. Rothschild, Boston University (United States)
Mark S. Braiman, University of Virginia School of Medicine (United States)
Olaf Bousche, Boston University (United States)
Yi-Wu He, Boston University (United States)
Willem J. De Grip, University of Nijmegen (The Netherlands)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1057:
Biomolecular Spectroscopy
Robert R. Birge; Henry H. Mantsch, Editor(s)

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