Europhys. Lett.
Volume 62, Number 5, June 2003
Page(s) 643 - 649
Section General
Published online 01 May 2003
DOI: 10.1209/epl/i2003-00422-6
Europhys. Lett., 62 (5) , pp. 643-649 (2003)

Non-Markovian kinetics of rapid long-range interprotein electron transfer

V. P. Zhdanov1, 2

1  Department of Applied Physics, Chalmers University of Technology S-41296 Göteborg, Sweden
2  Boreskov Institute of Catalysis, Russian Academy of Sciences Novosibirsk 630090, Russia

(Received 20 January 2003; accepted in final form 24 March 2003)

Using a lattice Monte Carlo model describing electron tunneling between an electron donor, linked with a $\beta$ sheet, and an electron acceptor, we show how electron-induced protein reconfiguration may result in non-Markovian features in the long-range electron transfer kinetics.

05.40.-a - Fluctuation phenomena, random processes, noise, and Brownian motion.
82.30.Fi - Ion-molecule, ion-ion, and charge-transfer reactions.
87.15.-v - Biomolecules: structure and physical properties.

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