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Short circuit at the chlorophyll

Interfacing photosynthetic proteins and electrodes for investigating light-induced charge separation remains challenging. The discovery of a competing charge transfer pathway through the light-harvesting antenna defines new design requirements for electrode modification.

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Figure 1: PS2 interfaced with ITO electrode.


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Nowaczyk, M., Plumeré, N. Short circuit at the chlorophyll. Nat Chem Biol 12, 990–991 (2016).

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