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A protein in the spotlight

The photocurrent of a single photosynthetic protein can be measured by using a scanning probe tip as both an electrode and a localized light source.

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Figure 1: Measuring the photocurrent of a single PS I protein.


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Plumeré, N. A protein in the spotlight. Nature Nanotech 7, 616–617 (2012).

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