Investigation on chlorosomal antenna geometries: tube, lamella and spiral-type self-aggregates

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Molecular mechanics calculations and exciton theory have been used to study pigment organization in chlorosomes of green bacteria. Single and double rod, multiple concentric rod, lamella, and Archimedean spiral macrostructures of bacteriochlorophyll c molecules were created and their spectral properties evaluated. The effects of length, width, diameter, and… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s11120-008-9304-3

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