Excited-state structure determination of the green fluorescent protein chromophore

Anwar Usman, Omar Abdelsaboor, Erik T.J. Nibbering*, Jian Dong, Kyril M. Solntsev, Laren M. Tolbert

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Abstract

Ultrafast polarization-sensitive infrared (IR) spectroscopy of the C=O stretching mode of the chromophore of the green fluorescent protein reveals a near complete twisting around the ethylenic bridge between the phenolate and imidazolidinone groups upon electronic excitation, hinting at a decisive role of this motion in the efficient internal conversion process.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)11214-11215
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of the American Chemical Society
Volume127
Issue number32
DOIs
StatePublished - Aug 17 2005

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Chemistry(all)
  • Biochemistry
  • Colloid and Surface Chemistry

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