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Magnetic-field effect on the photoactivation reaction of Escherichia coli DNA photolyase.

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One of the two principal hypotheses put forward to explain the primary magnetoreception event underlying the magnetic compass sense of migratory birds is based on a magnetically sensitive chemical reaction. It has been proposed that a spin-correlated radical pair is produced photochemically in a cryptochrome and that the rates and yields of the subsequent chemical reactions depend on the orientation of the protein in the Earth's magnetic field. The suitability of cryptochrome for this purpose...

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10.1073/pnas.0803620105

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Chemistry
Sub department:
Physical & Theoretical Chem
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Journal:
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America
Volume:
105
Issue:
38
Pages:
14395-14399
Publication date:
2008-09-01
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EISSN:
1091-6490
ISSN:
0027-8424
Source identifiers:
34389
Language:
English
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2012-12-19

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