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Ohio Supercomputer Center

Anabaena Sensory Rhodopsin

Caption: In a simulation created at the Ohio Supercomputer Center by Bowling Green State's Massimo Olivucci, a short fragment of the long retinal chromophore backbone of Anabaena Sensory Rhodopsin undergoes a complete clockwise rotation powered by the energy carried by two photons.

Credit: Olivucci/BGSU

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