# Chemistry & Biochemistry

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### Electron binding energies and Dyson orbitals of Al(5)O(m)(-) (m=3,4,5) and Al(5)O(5)H(2)(-)

(2021-01-26)

Photoelectron spectra of Al5Om
− m=3–5 and of the anion produced by the dissociative adsorption
of a water molecule by Al5O4
− are interpreted with density-functional geometry optimizations and
electron-propagator ...

### Assessment of transition operator reference states in electron propagator calculations

(2021-01-26)

The transition operator method combined with second-order, self-energy corrections to the electron
propagator TOEP2 may be used to calculate valence and core-electron binding energies. This
method is tested on a set of ...

### OH3- and O2H5- double Rydberg anions: Predictions and comparisons with NH4- and N2H7-

(2021-01-26)

A low barrier in the reaction pathway between the double Rydberg isomer of OH3
− and a
hydride-water complex indicates that the former species is more difficult to isolate and characterize
through anion photoelectron ...

### Surface Green’s function calculations: A nonrecursive scheme with an infinite number of principal layers

(2021-01-26)

A novel computational method for a surface Green’s function matrix is introduced for the
calculation of electrical current in molecular wires. The proposed nonrecursive approach includes an
infinite number of principal ...

### Sequential addition of H2O, CH3OH, and NH3 to Al3O3-: A theoretical study

(2021-01-26)

Photoelectron spectra of two species, Al3O3(H2O)(2)(-) and Al3O3(CH3OH)(2)(-), that are produced by the addition of two water or methanol molecules to Al3O3- are interpreted with density-functional geometry optimizations ...

### Integral approximations in ab initio, electron propagator calculations

(2021-01-26)

Treatments of interelectronic repulsion that avoid four-center integrals have been incorporated in ab
initio, electron-propagator calculations with diagonal self-energy matrices. Whereas the formal
scaling of arithmetic ...

### Partial photoionization cross sections of and Rydberg radicals

(2021-01-26)

ammonium and oxonium Rydberg radicals from the outermost, occupied orbitals of their respective
ground states are reported. These properties are known to be relevant in photoelectron dynamics
studies. For the present ...

### Delocalized water and fluoride contributions to Dyson orbitals for electron detachment from the hydrated fluoride anion

(2021-01-26)

The experimental vertical electron detachment energy VEDE of aqueous fluoride, F− H2O , is
approximately 9.8 eV, but spectral assignment is complicated by interference between F− 2p and
H2O 1b1 orbitals. The electronic ...

### Quasiparticle virtual orbitals in electron propagator calculations

(2021-01-26)

The computational limits of accurate electron propagator methods for the calculation of electron
binding energies of large molecules are usually determined by the rank of the virtual orbital space.
Electron density ...

### Second-order, two-electron Dyson propagator theory: Comparisons for vertical double ionization potentials

(2021-01-26)

The second-order, two-electron Dyson propagator is derived using superoperator theory with a
spin-adapted formulation. To include certain ladder diagrams to all orders, the shifted-denominator
SD2 approximation is made. ...

### Electron propagator calculations on C-60 and C-70 photoelectron spectra

(2021-01-26)

Vertical ionization energies of C60 and C70 fullerenes are calculated with semidirect implementations
of electron propagator methods and a triple- plus polarization basis set. These predictions are in
close agreement ...

### Efficient evaluation of analytic Fukui functions

(2021-01-26)

An efficient method for the analytic evaluation of Fukui functions is proposed. Working equations
are derived and numerical results are used to validate the method on medium size set of molecules.
In addition to the ...

### Electron propagator and coupled-cluster calculations on the photoelectron spectra of thiouracil and dithiouracil anions

(2021-01-26)

Electron affinities, vertical electron detachment energies, and isomerization energies of 4-thiouracil, 2-thiouracil, and 2,4-dithiouracil and their valence anions have been calculated with ab initio electron propagator ...

### Interpretation of the photoelectron spectra of superalkali species: Li3O and Li3O-

(2020-10-02)

The present paper deals with the interpretation of the photoelectron spectrum of the Li3O-. After several failed attempts to attribute all of the observed peaks in the experimental spectrum to anionic species, neutral ...

### Interpretation of the photoelectron spectra of superalkali species: Na3O and Na3O-

(2020-08-20)

Recently measured photoelectron spectra of the Na3O- anion have been interpreted with the aid of ab initio electron propagator calculations. As in the case of the Li3O-, we propose that the photoionization of ground and ...

### On the accuracy of explicitly correlated coupled-cluster interaction energies - have orbital results been beaten yet?

(2020-08-20)

The basis set convergence of weak interaction energies for dimers of noble gases helium through
krypton is studied for six variants of the explicitly correlated, frozen geminal coupled-cluster singles, doubles, and ...

### Valence and diffuse-bound anions of noble-gas complexes with uracil

(2020-08-20)

Valence-bound (VB) and diffuse-bound (DB) anions of noble-gas (Ar, Kr, and Xe) complexes with
uracil have been studied with ab initio methods. MP2 optimizations revealed minima corresponding
to anions of both kinds in ...

### Subunit D of RNA Polymerase from Methanosarcina acetivorans Contains Two Oxygen-labile [4Fe-4S] Clusters IMPLICATIONS FOR OXIDANT-DEPENDENT REGULATION OF TRANSCRIPTION

(2020-08-20)

Subunit D of multisubunit RNA polymerase from many species of archaea is predicted to bind one to two iron-sulfur (Fe-S) clusters, the function of which is unknown. A survey of encoded subunit D in the genomes of sequenced ...

### Eukaryotic N-Glycosylation Occurs via the Membrane-anchored C-terminal Domain of the Stt3p Subunit of Oligosaccharyltransferase

(2020-07-24)

N-Glycosylation is an essential and highly conserved protein
modification. In eukaryotes, it is catalyzed by a multisubunit
membrane-associated enzyme, oligosaccharyltransferase (OT).
We report the high resolution ...

### A Remodeled Protein Arginine Methyltransferase 1 (PRMT1) Generates Symmetric Dimethylarginine

(2020-07-24)

Protein arginine methylation is emerging as a significant post-translational modification involved in various cell processes and human diseases. As the major arginine methylation enzyme, protein arginine methyltransferase ...