Photoexcitation dynamics of nitric oxide bound ferric myoglobin probed by femtosecond IR spectroscopy
1 Department of Chemistry and Chemistry Institute for Functional Materials, Pusan National University, Busan 609-735 Korea
2 Pohang Accelerator Laboratory, Pohang 790-784 Korea
Time-resolved vibrational spectra show that photolysis quantum yield of NO bound ferric myoglobin is smaller than 0.86, the deligated NO geminately rebinds with subnanosecond time scale, and the rebinding kinetics depends on protein conformation.
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