MD simulations reveal chaos in electron transport

Using Martini, we were able to simulate the spontaneous binding and unbinding of electron carriers to photosystem II, one of the key protein complexes in photosynthesis. For more details, please see the full paper:

F.J. van Eerden, M.N. Melo, P.W.J.M. Frederix, X. Periole, S.J. Marrink. Exchange pathways of plastoquinone and plastoquinol in the photosystem II complex. Nature Commun. 8:15214, 2017. http://rdcu.be/rU3i

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