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Proton-coupled electron transfer

Free radicals under control

Nature Chemistry volume 6, pages 376377 (2014) | Download Citation

Biological solar energy conversion requires the coordinated and rapid movement of protons and electrons through complex proteins, called reaction centres. Now, an artificial and structurally simple reaction centre has been synthesized that mimics an important, photosynthetic charge relay.

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  1. Bridgette A. Barry is in the School of Chemistry and Biochemistry and the Petit Institute for Bioengineering and Bioscience, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia 30332, USA

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