Publications 2008

M.T.A. Alexandre, R. van Grondelle, K.J. Hellingwerf, B. Robert, J.T.M. Kennis
Perturbation of the ground-state electronic structure of FMN by the conserved cysteine in phototropin LOV2 domains
Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2008, p. 6693-6702

C. Bonetti, T. Mathes, I.H.M. van Stokkum, K.M. Mullen, M.L. Groot, R. van Grondelle, P. Hegemann, J.T.M. Kennis
Hydrogen bond switching among flavin and amino acid side chains in the BLUF photoreceptor observed by ultrafast infrared spectroscopy
Biophys. J., 95, p.4790-4802

J.P. Dekker, E.J. Boekema
Supercomplexes of photosystems I and II with external antenna complexes in cyanobacteria and plants
Photosynthetic Protein Complexes. A Structural Approach (P. Fromme, ed.), Wiley-VCH, Germany, 2008, p. 137-154

M. di Donato, R.O. Cohen, B.A. Diner, J. Breton, R. van Grondelle, M.L. Groot
Primary charge separation in the Photosystem 2 core from Synechocystis: a comparison of femtosecond visible/mid-IR pump-probe spectra of wild type and two P680 mutants
Biophys. J. 94, 2008, p. 4783-4795

R.N. Frese, J.C. Pámies, J.D. Olsen, S. Bahatyrova, C. van der Weij - de Wit, T.J. Aartsma, C. Otto, C.N. Hunter, D. Frenkel, R. van Grondelle
Protein shape and crowding drive domain formation and curvature in biological membranes
Biophys. J. 94, 2008, p. 640-647

J. Janusonis, L. Valkunas, D. Rutkauskas, R. van Grondelle
Spectral dynamics of individual bacterial light-harvesting complexes: alternative disorder model
Biophys. J. 94, 2008, p. 1348-1358

S. Kereïche, R. Kouril, G.T. Oostergetel, F. Fusetti, E.J. Boekema, A.B. Doust, C.D. Van der Weij – de Wit, J.P. Dekker
Association of chlorophyll a/c2 complexes to photosystem I and photosystem II in the cryptophyte Rhodomonas CS24
Biochim. Biophys. Acta 1777, 2008, p. 1122-1128

N.P. Pawlowicz, R. van Grondelle, I.H.M. van Stokkum, J. Breton, M.R. Jones, M.L. Groot
Identification of the first steps in charge separation in bacterial photosynthetic reaction centers of Rhodobacter sphaeroides by ultrafast mid-infrared spectroscopy. Electron transfer and protein dynamics
Biophys. J. 95, 2008, p. 1268-1284

L. Premvardhan, D.J. Sandberg, H. Fey, R.R. Birge, C. Buchel, and R. van Grondelle (2008)
The charge-transfer properties of the S-2 state of fucoxanthin in solution and in fucoxanthin chlorophyll-a/c(2) protein (FCP) based on stark spectroscopy and molecular-orbital theory.
J. Phys. Chem., 112, p.11838-11853.

A. Rupenyan, I.H.M. van Stokkum, J.C. Arents, R. van Grondelle, K. Hellingwerf, M.L. Groot
Characterization of the primary photochemistry of Proteorhodopsin with femtosecond spectroscopy
Biophys. J. 94, 2008, p. 4020-4030

O.A. Sytina, D.J. Heyes, C.N. Hunter, M.T. Alexandre, I.H.M. van Stokkum, R. van Grondelle, and M.L. Groot
Conformational changes in an ultrafast light-driven enzyme determine catalytic activity.
Nature, 456, p. 1001-1004.

K.C. Toh, I.H.M. van Stokkum, J.C. Hendriks, M.T.A. Alexandre, J.C. Arents, M. Avila-Perez, R. van Grondelle, K.J. Hellingwerf, J.T.M. Kennis
On the signaling mechanism and the absence of photoreversibility in the AppA BLUF domain
Biophys. J. 95, 2008, p. 312-321

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, R. van Grondelle
Phycocyanin sensitizes both photosystem I and photosystem II in cryptophyte Chroomonas CCMP270 cells
Biophys. J. 94, 2008, p. 2423-2433

A. Wilson, C. Punginelli, A. Gall, C. Bonetti, M. Alexandre, J.-M. Routaboul., C. A. Kerfeld, R. van Grondelle, B. Robert, J.T.M. Kennis, D. Kirilovsky
A photoactive carotenoid protein acting as light intensity sensor
Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 105, 2008, p. 12075-12080