Light induced membrane potential changes in Halobacterium halobium observed with high time resolution by resonance Raman spectroscopy

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A τ=80 μs value was found for the build-up of the membrane potential in intact Halobacterium halobium cells. This time constant was determined from carotenoid resonance Raman intensity changes connected to the red shift of the carotenoid absorption band upon the increase of the membrane potential.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1126-1130
Number of pages5
JournalBiochemical and biophysical research communications
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - Jun 16 1981


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biophysics
  • Biochemistry
  • Molecular Biology
  • Cell Biology

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