Publications 2005

Dissertations 2005

Mikas Vengris
Biological photoreactions explored by multi-pulse ultrafast spectroscopy
PhD Advisor prof. dr. R. van Grondelle
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, 1 February 2005, PhD Thesis

Miguel Palacios
Excitonic interactions and energy transfer in the light-harvesting complex II of plants
PhD Advisors prof. dr. R. van Grondelle and prof. dr. H. van Amerongen
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, 24 February 2005, PhD Thesis

Elena Andrizhiyevskaya
Energy transfer and trapping in photosynthetic complexes with variable antenna size
PhD Advisors prof. dr. R. van Grondelle and dr. J.P. Dekker
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, 1 March 2005, PhD Thesis

Sofia Georgakopoulou
Circular dichroism and ring structures
PhD Advisors prof. dr. R. van Grondelle and dr. G. van der Zwan
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, 17 March 2005, PhD Thesis

Dmitrij Frolov
B-branch electron transfer in bacterial reaction centers
PhD Advisor prof. dr. R. van Grondelle
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, 11 November 2005, PhD Thesis

Publications 2005

E.G. Andrizhiyevskaya, A. Chojnicka, J.A. Bautista, B.A. Diner, R. van Grondelle, J.P. Dekker
Origin of the F685 and F695 fluorescence in photosystem II
Photosynth. Res. 84, 2005, p. 173-180 [pdf]

S. Bonsma, R. Purchase, S. Jezowski, J. Gallus, F. Könz, S. Völker
Green and red fluorescent proteins: Photo- and thermally induced dynamics probed by site-selective spectroscopy and hole burning
Chem. Phys. Chem. 6, 2005, p. 838-849 [pdf]

J.P. Dekker, E.J. Boekema
Supramolecular organization of thylakoid membrane proteins in green plants
Biochim. Biophys. Acta 1706, 2005, p. 12-39 [pdf]

A.B. Doust, I.H.M. van Stokkum, D.S. Larsen, K.E. Wilk, P.M.G. Curmi, R. van Grondelle, G.D. Scholes
Mediation of ultrafast light-harvesting by a central dimer in phycoerythrin 545 studied by transient absorption and global analysis
J. Phys. Chem. B 109, 2005, p. 14219-14226 [pdf]

D. Frolov, M.C. Wakeham, E.G. Andrizhiyevskaya, M.R. Jones, R. van Grondelle
Investigation of B-branch electron transfer by femtosecond time resolved spectroscopy in a Rhodobacter sphaeroides reaction centre that lacks the QA ubiquinone
Biochim. Biophys. Acta 1707, 2005, p. 189-198 [pdf]

M. Gauden, S. Yeremenko, W. Laan, I.H.M. van Stokkum, J.A. Ihalainen, R. van Grondelle, K.J. Hellingwerf, J.T.M. Kennis
Photocycle of the flavin-binding photoreceptor AppA, a bacterial transcriptional anti-repressor of photosynthesis genes
Biochemistry 44, 2005, p. 3653-3662 [pdf]

K. Gibasiewicz, R. Croce, T. Morosinotto, J.A. Ihalainen, I.H.M. van Stokkum, J.P. Dekker, R. Bassi, R. van Grondelle
Excitation energy transfer pathways in Lhca4
Biophys. J. 88, 2005, p. 1959-1969 [pdf]

K. Gibasiewicz, A. Szrajner, J.A. Ihalainen, M. Germano, J.P. Dekker, R. van Grondelle
Characterization of low-energy chlorophylls in the PSI-LHCI supercomplex from Chlamydomonas reinhardtii. A site-selective fluorescence study
J. Phys. Chem. B 109, 2005, p. 21180-21186 [pdf]

R. van Grondelle, B. Gobets
Transfer and trapping of excitations in plant photosystems
Chlorophyll a fluorescence, a signature of photosynthesis (C.C. Papageorgiou and Govindjee, eds.), Springer, Heidelberg, Germany, 2005, p. 107-132

M.L. Groot, N.P. Pawlowicz, L.J.G.W. van Wilderen, J. Breton, I.H.M. van Stokkum, R. van Grondelle
Initial electron donor and acceptor in isolated Photosystem II reaction centers identified with femtosecond mid-IR spectroscopy
Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 102, 2005, p. 13087-13092 [pdf]

J.A. Ihalainen, R. Croce, T. Morosinotto, I.H.M. van Stokkum, R. Bassi, J.P. Dekker, R. van Grondelle
Excitation decay pathways of Lhca proteins – A time-resolved fluorescence study
J. Phys. Chem. B 109, 2005, p. 21150-21158 [pdf]

J.A. Ihalainen, S. D'Haene, N. Yeremenko, H. van Roon, A.A. Arteni, E.J. Boekema, R. van Grondelle, H.C.P. Matthijs, J.P. Dekker
Aggregates of the chlorophyll-binding protein IsiA (CP43') dissipate energy in cyanobacteria
Biochemistry 44, 2005, p. 10846-10853 [pdf]

J.A. Ihalainen, F. Klimmek, U. Ganeteg, I.H.M. van Stokkum, R. van Grondelle, S. Jansson, J.P. Dekker
Excitation energy trapping in photosystem I complexes depleted in Lhca1 and Lhca4
FEBS Lett. 579, 2005, p. 4787-4791 [pdf] 

J.A. Ihalainen, I.H.M. van Stokkum, K. Gibasiewicz, M. Germano, R. van Grondelle, J.P. Dekker
Kinetics of excitation trapping in intact photosystem I of Chlamydomonas reinhardtii and Arabidopsis thaliana
Biochim. Biophys. Acta 1706, 2005, p. 267-275 [pdf]

F. Klimmek, U. Ganeteg, J.A. Ihalainen, H. van Roon, P.E. Jensen, H.V. Scheller, J.P. Dekker, S. Jansson
Structure of higher plant light-harvesting complex I - in vivo characterization and structural interdependence of the Lhca proteins
Biochemistry 44, 2005, p. 3065-3073[pdf] 

R. Kouril, A.A. Arteni, J. Lax, N. Yeremenko, S. D'Haene, M. Rögner, H.C.P. Matthijs, J.P. Dekker, E.J. Boekema
Structure and functional role of supercomplexes of IsiA and photosystem I in cyanobacterial photosynthesis
FEBS Lett. 579, 2005, p. 3253-3257 [pdf]

R. Kouril, N. Yeremenko, S. D'Haene, G.T. Oostergetel, H.C.P. Matthijs, J.P. Dekker, E.J. Boekema
Supercomplexes of IsiA and photosystem I in a mutant lacking subunit PsaL
Biochim. Biophys. Acta 1706, 2005, p. 262-266 [pdf] 

R. Kouril, A. Zygadlo, A.A. Arteni, C.D. de Wit, J.P. Dekker, P.E. Jensen, H.V. Scheller, E.J. Boekema
Structural characterization of a complex of photosystem I and light-harvesting complex II of Arabidopsis thaliana
Biochemistry 44, 2005, p. 10935-10940 [pdf]

D.S. Larsen, R. van Grondelle
Initial photoinduced dynamics of the photoactive yellow protein
Chem. Phys. Chem. 6, 2005, p. 828-837 [pdf]

V.I. Novoderezhkin, E.G. Andrizhiyevskaya, J.P. Dekker, R. van Grondelle
Pathways and timescales of primary charge separation in the photosystem II reaction center as revealed by a simultaneous fit of time-resolved fluorescence and transient absorption
Biophys. J. 89, 2005, p. 1464-1481 [pdf] 

V.I. Novoderezhkin, M.A. Palacios, H. van Amerongen, R. van Grondelle
Excitation dynamics in the LHCII complex of higher plants: Modeling based on the 2.72 Å crystal structure
J. Phys. Chem. B 109, 2005, p. 10493-10504 [pdf]

R.E. Palacios, S.L. Gould, C. Herrero, M. Hambourger, A. Brune, G. Kodis, P.A. Liddell, J. Kennis, A.N. Macpherson, D. Gust, T.A. Moore, A.L. Moore
Bioinspired energy conversion
Pure Appl. Chem. 77, 2005, p. 1001-1008

E. Papagiannakis, I.H.M. van Stokkum, H. Fey, C. Büchel, R. van Grondelle
Spectroscopic characterization of the excitation energy transfer in the fucoxanthin–chlorophyll protein of diatoms
Photosynth. Res. 86, 2005, p. 241-250 [pdf] 

J.A. Potter, P.K. Fyfe, D. Frolov, M.C. Wakeham, R. van Grondelle, B. Robert, M.R. Jones
Strong effects of an individual water molecule on the rate of light-driven charge separation in the Rhodobacter sphaeroides reaction center
J. Biol. Chem. 280, 2005, p. 27155-27164 [pdf]

L. Premvardhan, M.A. van der Horst, K.J. Hellingwerf, R. van Grondelle
How light-induced charge transfer accelerates the receptor-state recovery of photoactive yellow protein from its signalling state
Biophys. J. 89, 2005, p. L64-L66 [pdf]

L. Premvardhan, E. Papagiannakis, R.G. Hiller, R. van Grondelle
The charge-transfer character of the S0 -> S2 transition in the carotenoid peridinin is revealed by Stark spectroscopy
J. Phys. Chem. B 109, 2005, p. 15589-15597 [pdf] 

R. Purchase, S. Bonsma, S. Jezowski, J. Gallus, F. Könz, S. Völker
The power of line-narrowing techniques: Applications to photosynthetic chromoprotein complexes and autofluorescent proteins
Optics and Spectroscopy 98, 2005, p. 699-711

D. Rutkauskas, V. Novoderezhkin, R.J. Cogdell, R. van Grondelle
Fluorescence spectroscopy of conformational changes of single LH2 complexes
Biophys. J. 88, 2005, p. 422-435 M. [pdf]

Vengris, D.S. Larsen, M.A. van der Horst, O.F.A. Larsen, K.J. Hellingwerf, R. van Grondelle
Ultrafast dynamics of isolated model photoactive yellow protein chromophores: "Chemical perturbation theory" in the laboratory
J. Phys. Chem. B 109, 2005, p. 4197-4208 [pdf]

A.J. Watson, P.K. Fyfe, D. Frolov, M.C. Wakeham, E. Nabedryk, R. van Grondelle, J. Breton, M.R. Jones
Replacement or exclusion of the B-branch bacteriopheophytin in the purple bacterial reaction centre: The HB cofactor is not required for assembly or core function of the Rhodobacter sphaeroides complex
Biochim. Biophys. Acta 1710, 2005, p. 34-46 [pdf]

S.-O. Wenk, D. Schneider, U. Boronowsky, C. Jäger, C. Klughammer, F.L. de Weerd, H. van Roon, W.F.J. Vermaas, J.P. Dekker, M. Rögner
Functional implications of pigments bound to a cyanobacterial cytochrome b6f complex
FEBS J. 272, 2005, p. 585-592 [pdf]