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Facing the fluctuations

Despite the disordered and dynamic environment in which it occurs, photosynthetic light harvesting is highly efficient. Now, measurements of energy transfer in single photosynthetic antennae show how these structures deal with protein fluctuations, robustly transferring the energy before it is lost.

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Fig. 1: Single-molecule two-pulse spectroscopy observes energy transfer.


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Malý, P. Facing the fluctuations. Nat. Chem. 14, 121–123 (2022).

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