Chapter 14. LOV-Domain Photochemistry

  1. Prof. Dr. Winslow R. Briggs3 and
  2. Prof. Dr. John L. Spudich4
  1. Trevor E. Swartz1 and
  2. Roberto A. Bogomolni2

Published Online: 26 SEP 2005

DOI: 10.1002/352760510X.ch14

Handbook of Photosensory Receptors

Handbook of Photosensory Receptors

How to Cite

Swartz, T. E. and Bogomolni, R. A. (2005) LOV-Domain Photochemistry, in Handbook of Photosensory Receptors (eds W. R. Briggs and J. L. Spudich), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, FRG. doi: 10.1002/352760510X.ch14

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Department of Plant Biology, Carnegie Institution of Washington, 260 Panama St., Stanford, CA 94305, USA

  2. 4

    Center for Membrane Biology, Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, University of Texas Medical School, 6431 Fannin Street, MSB 6.130, Houston, TX 77030, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of California, Santa Cruz, Sinsheimer Labs, Santa Cruz, CA 95064, USA

  2. 2

    Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of California, Santa Cruz, Sinsheimer Labs, 1156 High Street, Santa Cruz, CA 95064, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 SEP 2005
  2. Published Print: 17 FEB 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527310197

Online ISBN: 9783527605101

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Keywords:

  • photosensory receptors;
  • LOV-domain photochemistry

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • The Chromoprotein Ground State Structure and Spectroscopy

    • Structure of the Chromoprotein and its Chromophore Environment

    • FMN Electrostatic Environment within the Protein

  • Photochemistry

    • Photocycle Kinetics and Structure of its Intermediates

    • Photo-backreaction

  • Reaction Mechanisms

    • Adduct Formation

    • Adduct Decay

  • Future Perspectives

  • References