Irregularity in Opsin Shifts of Hydroretinochromes
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Hydroretinochromes were reconstituted with aporetinochrome and hydroretinal analogues; 7,8-dihydroretinal, 5,6-dihydroretinal, dehydroretinal, and their analogues. The 'opsin shifts' were 2200 ± 100 cm<SUP>−1</SUP> for trienals and pentaenals, whereas 1600 ± 100 cm<SUP>−1</SUP> was the value for tetraenals.
- Chemistry Letters
Chemistry Letters 1997(6), 539-540, 1997-06
The Chemical Society of Japan