Ultrafast transient absorption experiments on mutant DNA photolyase imply that radical transfer along a chain of tryptophan residues is substantially faster than the ~30-ps photo-induced electron-transfer event initiated by excitation of the radical flavin FADH{filled circle}.

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International Conference on Ultrafast Phenomena, UP 2006
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Biophysical Genomics, Department Cell Biology & Genetics

Lukacs, A, Vos, M.H, Eker, A.P.M, Byrdin, M, & Brettel, K. (2006). Mechanism of radical transfer during photoactivation of the flavoprotein DNA photolyase. In Optics InfoBase Conference Papers. doi:10.1364/up.2006.mh24