Plasmon resonance spectroscopy: Probing molecular interactions within membranes

Zdzislaw Salamon, Michael F. Brown, Gordon Tollin

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Surface plasmon resonance (SPR) has become a popular method for investigating biomolecular interactions. A new variant of this technique, coupled plasmon-waveguide resonance (CPWR) spectroscopy, allows the characterization of anisotropic biological membranes. Plasmon resonance can therefore be used to study the molecular events involved in a wide variety of membrane processes, including energy conversion and signal transduction.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)213-219
Number of pages7
JournalTrends in Biochemical Sciences
Issue number6
StatePublished - Jun 1 1999

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Molecular Biology


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