Revisiting the optical properties of the FMO protein

Maaike T.W. Milder, Ben Brüggemann, Rienk van Grondelle, Jennifer L. Herek

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We review the optical properties of the FMO complex as found by spectroscopic studies of the Qy band over the last two decades. This article emphasizes the different methods used, both experimental and theoretical, to elucidate the excitonic structure and dynamics of this pigment–protein complex.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)257-274
Number of pages17
JournalPhotosynthesis research
Issue number2-3
Publication statusPublished - 2010


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