Photoinduced elementary processes in chiral linked systems, consisting of drugs and tryptophan (Trp) residues, attract considerable attention due to several aspects. First of all, these are models that allow one to trace the full and partial charge transfer underlying the binding of drugs to enzymes and receptors. On the other hand, Trp fluorescence is widely used to establish the structure and conformational mobility of proteins due to its high sensitivity to the microenvironment. Therefore, the study of mechanisms of Trp fluorescence quenching in various systems has both fundamental and practical interest. An analysis of the photo-chemically induced dynamic nuclear polarization (CIDNP) and Trp fluorescence quenching in (R/S)-ketoprofen-(S)-tryptophan ((S/R)-KP-(S)-Trp) dyad carried out in this work allowed us to trace the intramolecular reversible electron transfer (ET) and obtain evidence in favor of the resonance energy transfer (RET). The fraction of dyad’s singlet excited state, quenched via ET, was shown to be 7.5 times greater for the (S,S)-diastereomer than for the (R,S) analog. At the same time, the ratio of the fluorescence quantum yields shows that quenching effectiveness of (S,S)-diastereomer to be 5.4 times lower than for the (R,S) analog. It means that the main mechanism of Trp fluorescence quenching in (S/R)-KP-(S)-Trp dyad is RET.
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