Publications 2006

Dissertations 2006

Danielis Rutkauskas
The dynamic organization of the bacterial photosynthetic light-harvesting complexes: fluorescence microspectroscopy
PhD Advisor prof. dr. R. van Grondelle
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, 19 January 2006, PhD Thesis

Magdalena Gauden
Mechanism of light activation in blue-light photoreceptors
PhD Advisors prof. dr. R. van Grondelle and dr. J.T.M. Kennis
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, 18 September 2006, PhD Thesis

Publications 2006

J. Baffreau, S. Leroy-Lhez, P. Hudhomme, M.M. Groeneveld, I.H.M. van Stokkum, R.M. Williams
Superabsorbing fullerenes: spectral and kinetic characterization of photoinduced interactions in perylenediimide-fullerene-C60 dyads
J. Phys. Chem. A 110, 2006, p. 13123-13125 [pdf]

R. Berera, C. Herrero, I.H.M. van Stokkum, M. Vengris, G. Kodis, R.E. Palacios, H. van Amerongen, R. van Grondelle, D. Gust, T.A. Moore, A.L. Moore, J.T.M. Kennis
A simple artificial light-harvesting dyad as a model for excess energy dissipation in oxygenic photosynthesis
Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 103, 2006, p. 5343-5348 [pdf]

R. Berera, G.F. Moore, I.H.M. van Stokkum, G. Kodis, M. Gervaldo, R. van Grondelle, J.T. M. Kennis, D. Gust, T.A. Moore, A.L. Moore
Charge separation and energy transfer in a caroteno–C60 dyad: photoinduced electron transfer from the carotenoid excited states
Photochem. Photobiol. Sci. 5, 2006, p. 1142-1149 [pdf]

E.J. Boekema, R. Kouril, J.P. Dekker, P.E. Jensen
Association of photosystem I and light-harvesting complex II during state transitions
Photosystem I: The Light-Driven Plastocyanin:Ferredoxin Oxidoreductase (J.H. Golbeck, ed.), Springer, The Netherlands, 2006, pp. 41-46

K. Broess, G. Trinkunas, C.D. van der Weij – de Wit, J.P. Dekker, A. van Hoek, H. van Amerongen
Excitation energy transfer and charge separation in photosystem II membranes revisited
Biophys. J. 91, 2006, p. 3776-3786 [pdf]

M. Gauden, I.H.M. van Stokkum, J.M. Key, D. Ch. Luhrs, R. van Grondelle, P. Hegemann, J.T.M. Kennis
Hydrogen bond switching via a radical pair mechanism in a flavin-binding photoreceptor
Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 103, 2006, p. 10895-10900 [pdf]

S. Georgakopoulou, R. van Grondelle, G. van der Zwan
Explaining the visible and near-infrared circular dichroism spectra of light-harvesting 1 complexes from purple bacteria: a modeling study
J. Phys. Chem. B 110, 2006, p. 3344-3353 [pdf]

S. Georgakopoulou, G. van der Zwan, J.D. Olsen, C.N. Hunter, R.A. Niederman, R. van Grondelle
Investigation of the effects of different carotenoids on the absorption and CD signals of light harvesting 1 complexes
J. Phys. Chem. B 110, 2006, p. 3354-3361 [pdf]

R. van Grondelle, V.I. Novoderezhkin
Energy transfer in photosynthesis: experimental insights and quantitative models
Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 8, 2006, p. 793-807 [pdf]

D.J. Heyes, P. Heathcote, S.E.J. Rigby, M.A. Palacios, R. van Grondelle, C.N. Hunter
The first catalytic step of the light-driven enzyme protochlorophyllide oxidoreductase proceeds via a charge transfer complex
J. Biol. Chem. 281, 2006, p. 26847-26853 [pdf]

N.V. Karapetyan, E. Schlodder, R. van Grondelle, J.P. Dekker
The long-wavelength chlorophylls of photosystem I
Photosystem I: The Light-Driven Plastocyanin:Ferredoxin Oxidoreductase (J.H. Golbeck, ed.), Springer, The Netherlands, 2006, pp. 17-192

J.T.M. Kennis, M.T.A. Alexandre
Mechanisms of light activation in flavin-binding photoreceptors
in Flavins: photochemistry and photobiology, (eds. E. Silva and A.M. Edwards)
Comprehensive Series in Photochemical and Photobiological Sciences vol. 6 (Series eds. D.P. Haeder and G. Jori), RSC Publishing, Cambridge, UK, 2006, pp. 287-319

W. Laan, M. Gauden, S. Yeremenko, R. van Grondelle, J.T.M. Kennis, K.J. Hellingwerf
On the mechanism of activation of the BLUF domain of AppA
Biochemistry 45, 2006, p. 51-60 [pdf]

V.I. Novoderezhkin, D. Rutkauskas, R. van Grondelle
Dynamics of the emission spectrum of a single LH2 complex: interplay of slow and fast nuclear motions
Biophys. J. 90, 2006, p. 2890-2902 [pdf]

M.A. Palacios, J. Standfuss, M. Vengris, B.F. van Oort, I.H.M. van Stokkum, W. Kühlbrandt, H. van Amerongen, R. van Grondelle
A comparison of the three isoforms of the light-harvesting complex II using transient absorption and time-resolved fluorescence measurements
Photosynth. Res. 88, 2006, p. 269-285 [pdf]

R.E. Palacios, G. Kodis, C. Herrero, E.M. Ochoa, M. Gervaldo, S.L. Gould, J.T.M. Kennis, D. Gust, T.A. Moore, A.L. Moore
Tetrapyrrole singlet excited state quenching by carotenoids in an artificial photosynthetic antenna
J. Phys. Chem. B 110, 2006, p. 25411 - 25420 [pdf]

E. Papagiannakis, M. Vengris, D.S. Larsen, I.H.M. van Stokkum, R.G. Hiller, R. van Grondelle
Use of ultrafast dispersed pump-dump-probe and pump-repump-probe spectroscopies to explore the light-induced dynamics of peridinin in solution
J. Phys. Chem. B 110, 2006, p. 512-521 [pdf]

E. Papagiannakis, I.H.M. van Stokkum, M. Vengris, R.J. Cogdell, R. van Grondelle, D.S. Larsen
Excited-state dynamics of carotenoids in light-harvesting complexes. 1. Exploring the relationship between the S1 and S* states
J. Phys. Chem. B 110, 2006, p. 5727-5736 [pdf]

E. Papagiannakis, M. Vengris, L. Valkunas, R.J. Cogdell, R. van Grondelle, D.S. Larsen
Excited-state dynamics of carotenoids in light-harvesting complexes. 2. Dissecting pulse structures from optimal control experiments
J. Phys. Chem. B 110, 2006, p. 5737-5746 [pdf]

R. Perez-Ruiz, M. Groeneveld, I.H.M. van Stokkum, R. Tormos, R.M. Williams, M.A. Miranda
Fast transient absorption spectroscopy of the early events in photoexcited chiral benzophenone–naphthalene dyads
Chem. Phys. Lett. 429, 2006, p. 276-281 [pdf]

T. Polívka, I.H.M. van Stokkum, D. Zigmantas, R. van Grondelle, V. Sundström, R.G. Hiller
Energy transfer in the major intrinsic light-harvesting complex from Amphidinium carterae
Biochemistry 45, 2006, p. 8516-8526 [pdf]

D. Rutkauskas, R.J. Cogdell, R. van Grondelle
Conformational relaxation of single bacterial light-harvesting complexes
Biochemistry 45, 2006, p. 1082-1086 [pdf]

D. Rutkauskas, V. Novoderezhkin, A. Gall, J. Olsen, R.J. Cogdell, C.N. Hunter, R. van Grondelle
Spectral trends in the fluorescence of single bacterial light-harvesting complexes: experiments and modified Redfield simulations
Biophys. J. 90, 2006, p. 2475-2485 [pdf]

D. Rutkauskas, J. Olsen, A. Gall, R.J. Cogdell, C.N. Hunter, R. van Grondelle
Comparative study of spectral flexibilities of bacterial light-harvesting complexes: structural implications
Biophys. J. 90, 2006, p. 2463-2474 [pdf]

I.H.M. van Stokkum, B. Gobets, T. Gensch, F. van Mourik, K.J. Hellingwerf, R. van Grondelle, J.T.M. Kennis
(Sub)-picosecond spectral evolution of fluorescence in photoactive proteins studied with a Synchroscan streak camera system
Photochem. Photobiol. 82, 2006, p. 380-388 [pdf]

I.H.M. van Stokkum, H.E. Bal
A Problem Solving Environment for interactive modelling of multiway data
Concurrency Computat. Pract. Exper. 18, 2006, p. 263-269 [pdf]

C.D. van der Weij - de Wit, A.B. Doust, I.H.M. van Stokkum, J.P. Dekker, K.E. Wilk, P.M.G. Curmi, G.D. Scholes, R. van Grondelle
How energy funnels from the phycoerythrin antenna complex to photosystem I and photosystem II in cryptophyte Rhodomonas CS24 cells
J. Phys. Chem. B 110, 2006, p. 25066-25073 [pdf]

L.J.G.W. van Wilderen, M.A. van der Horst, I.H.M. Van Stokkum, K.J. Hellingwerf, R. van Grondelle, M.-L. Groot
Ultrafast infrared spectroscopy reveals key step for successful entry into photocycle for Photoactive Yellow Protein
Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 103, 2006, p. 15050-15055 [pdf]

S. Yeremenko, I.H.M. van Stokkum, K. Moffat, K.J. Hellingwerf
Influence of the crystalline state on photoinduced dynamics of photoactive yellow protein studied by ultraviolet-visible transient absorption spectroscopy
Biophys. J. 90, 2006, p. 4224-4235 [pdf]