Asian Journal of Physics  Vol. 31 No 2, 2022, 375-390

Raman capability to study heme proteins
Giulietta Smulevich


This short review aims to demonstrate how resonance Raman spectroscopy can be extremely useful in elucidating subtle structural features in heme proteins. In particular, selected examples have been chosen to elucidate how vibrational modes of the heme chromophore provide specific structural information not only on the ligation, oxidation, and spin states, but also on the stability and on the structure-function relationship of enzymes. © Anita Publications. All rights reserved.
Keywords: Resonance Raman, Heme proteins, Marker bands, Propionate, Fe-ligand.

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