Conformational change of photochromic spirobenzopyran in a bilayer lipid membrane observed via the current of ion-carriers

S. Toyama, A. Nakamura, A. Ueno, F. Toda

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A change in the current of ion-carriers through a bilayer lipid membrane which contained a photochromic compound, was observed on irradiation with UV and visible light. The patterns of the current photoresponse depended on the type of ion-carrier.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)161-165
Number of pages5
JournalBioelectrochemistry and Bioenergetics
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 1993 Jul


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biophysics
  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
  • Electrochemistry

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