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Nature Structural Biology volume 5, pages 415417 (1998) | Download Citation

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Structures of two short-lived intermediates during the photocycle of the photoactive yellow protein (PYP) have been determined using X-ray crystallography. These structures demonstrate the power of cryo-trapping and the Laue method in trapping transient intermediates.

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  1. Gregory K. Farber is in the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Penn State University, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802, USA. e-mail farber@ewald.bmb.psu.edu

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