Time to cover ~10Å in the electron transfer step from reduced BPh- to QA (the 2nd fastest chemical reaction known in biology)

Value 200 picosec
Organism bacteria
Reference biophysics textbook online Golbeck, chapter 3, Photosynthetic Reaction Centers: So little time, so much to do, p.7 right column 3rd paragraph
Comments picosec=10^-12 sec. BPh- is oxidized bacterio- pheophytin. QA is quinone
Entered by Uri M
ID 107122