Assemblies of ionic zinc chlorins assisted by water-soluble polypeptides.


Artificial chlorophyll-peptide complexes were prepared by mixing ionic chlorophyll derivatives and oligopeptides in aqueous media containing a small amount of organic solvent. The pigment-peptide complexes provided chlorophyll assemblies showing a sharp red-shifted Qy absorption band concomitant with giant circular dichroism signals. The polypeptide… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.bmc.2016.01.054


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