A three-dimensional movie of structural changes in bacteriorhodopsin

@article{Nango2016ATM,
  title={A three-dimensional movie of structural changes in bacteriorhodopsin},
  author={Eriko Nango and Antoine Royant and Minoru Kubo and Takanori Nakane and Cecilia Wickstrand and Tetsunari Kimura and Tomoyuki Tanaka and Kensuke Tono and Changyong Song and Rie Tanaka and Toshi Arima and Ayumi Yamashita and Junya Kobayashi and Toshiaki Hosaka and Eiichi Mizohata and Przemyslaw Nogly and Michihiro Sugahara and Daewoong Nam and Takashi Nomura and Tatsuro Shimamura and Dohyun Im and Takaaki Fujiwara and Yasuaki Yamanaka and Byeonghyun Jeon and Tomohiro Nishizawa and Kazumasa Oda and Masahiro Fukuda and Rebecka Andersson and Petra B{\aa}th and Robert H. Dods and Jan. Davidsson and Shigeru Matsuoka and Satoshi Kawatake and Michio Murata and Osamu Nureki and Shigeki Owada and Takashi Kameshima and Takaki Hatsui and Yasumasa Joti and Gebhard F. X. Schertler and Makina Yabashi and Ana‐Nicoleta Bondar and J{\"o}rg Standfuss and Richard Neutze and So Iwata},
  journal={Science},
  year={2016},
  volume={354},
  pages={1552 - 1557}
}
Snapshots of bacteriorhodopsin Bacteriorhodopsin is a membrane protein that harvests the energy content from light to transport protons out of the cell against a transmembrane potential. Nango et al. used timeresolved serial femtosecond crystallography at an x-ray free electron laser to provide 13 structural snapshots of the conformational changes that occur in the nanoseconds to milliseconds after photoactivation. These changes begin at the active site, propagate toward the extracellular side… 

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