Enhancement of Electron Movement in Cytochrome c protein with Water Hydration

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  • Amba Datt Pant Institute of Materials Structure Science, Muon Science Laboratory High Energy Accelerator Research Organization (KEK)

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3126/hj.v6i0.18352

Keywords:

µSR method, Electron transfer, Water hydration, Protein

Abstract

Muon spin rotation and relaxation (µSR) measurements have been carried out on oxidized form of cytochrome c protein to understand the relation of electron transfer with water hydration at room temperature. Analysis of µSR data following the Risch-Kehr theory shows that intra- and inter-chain electron movement in the protein enhanced significantly. The three-dimensional diffusion of electron in wet sample (20% relative humidity) is increased around 75% with respect to that in dry sample (5% relative humidity).

The Himalayan Physics Vol. 6 & 7, April 2017 (20-23)

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2017-10-12

How to Cite

Pant, A. D. (2017). Enhancement of Electron Movement in Cytochrome c protein with Water Hydration. Himalayan Physics, 6, 20–23. https://doi.org/10.3126/hj.v6i0.18352

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