Crystal structure of oxygen-evolving photosystem II at a resolution of 1.9 Å

@article{Umena2011CrystalSO,
  title={Crystal structure of oxygen-evolving photosystem II at a resolution of 1.9 {\AA}},
  author={Y. Umena and K. Kawakami and Jian-Ren Shen and N. Kamiya},
  journal={Nature},
  year={2011},
  volume={473},
  pages={55-60}
}
  • Y. Umena, K. Kawakami, +1 author N. Kamiya
  • Published 2011
  • Chemistry, Medicine
  • Nature
  • Photosystem II is the site of photosynthetic water oxidation and contains 20 subunits with a total molecular mass of 350 kDa. The structure of photosystem II has been reported at resolutions from 3.8 to 2.9 Å. These resolutions have provided much information on the arrangement of protein subunits and cofactors but are insufficient to reveal the detailed structure of the catalytic centre of water splitting. Here we report the crystal structure of photosystem II at a resolution of 1.9 Å. From our… CONTINUE READING
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