Direct observation of the 'lubricant of life' using ultrafast spectroscopies

Hunt, N. T., Turton, D. A., Kattner, L., Shanks, R. P. and Wynne, K. (2007) Direct observation of the 'lubricant of life' using ultrafast spectroscopies. In: Ultrafast Phenomena XV: Proceedings of the 15th International Conference, Pacific Grove, USA, July 30 – August 4, 2006. Series: Springer series in chemical physics, 88. Springer Berlin Heidelberg: Berlin, pp. 504-506. (doi:10.1007/978-3-540-68781-8_163)

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Publisher's URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-540-68781-8_163

Abstract

For the first time we have observed the changes in the terahertz Raman spectrum of a peptide that accompany a secondary-structure transition. Comparison with a phenol model system suggests an origin in hydrogen bonding.

Item Type:Book Sections
Status:Published
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Shanks, Dr Richard and Turton, Dr David and Wynne, Professor Klaas
Authors: Hunt, N. T., Turton, D. A., Kattner, L., Shanks, R. P., and Wynne, K.
College/School:College of Science and Engineering > School of Chemistry
College of Science and Engineering > Scottish Universities Environmental Research Centre
Publisher:Springer Berlin Heidelberg

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