Mechanism of the photocycle in bacteriorhodopsin


Residues involved in the bacteriorhodopsin proton pump, as seen in structures for the BR and M states. From Lanyi, J.K. (2000) Biochim. Biophys. Acta 1459, 339-345.


Animation of the changes shown in the Fig. above


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