Willem Vermaas

Professor

  • 6234 Citations
  • 46 h-Index
1981 …2020
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Education/Academic qualification

DSc, Wageningen University and Research Centre

… → 1984

MS, Wageningen University and Research Centre

… → 1982

BS, Wageningen University and Research Centre

… → 1980

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Research Output 1981 2018

  • 6234 Citations
  • 46 h-Index
  • 145 Article
  • 5 Patent
  • 2 Chapter
  • 1 Conference contribution
2 Citations (Scopus)

Catalytic conversion of cyanobacteria-derived fatty acids to alkanes for biorenewable synthetic paraffinic kerosene

Schulz, T. C., Oelschlager, M., Thompson, S. T., Vermaas, W., Nielsen, D. & Lamb, H. H., Jan 1 2018, In : Sustainable Energy and Fuels. 2, 4, p. 882-893 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Kerosene
Fatty acids
Paraffins
Purification
Acids
7 Citations (Scopus)
darkness
cytochromes
electron transfer
membranes
Membranes
16 Citations (Scopus)

A dedicated type II NADPH dehydrogenase performs the penultimate step in the biosynthesis of vitamin K<inf>1</inf> in synechocystis and arabidopsis

Fatihi, A., Latimer, S., Schmollinger, S., Block, A., Dussault, P. H., Vermaas, W., Merchant, S. S. & Basset, G. J., Jun 1 2015, In : Plant Cell. 27, 6, p. 1730-1741 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Vitamin K 1
Synechocystis
phylloquinone
NADPH Dehydrogenase
vitamin K
204 Citations (Scopus)

Redesigning photosynthesis to sustainably meet global food and bioenergy demand

Ort, D. R., Merchant, S. S., Alric, J., Barkan, A., Blankenship, R. E., Bock, R., Croce, R., Hanson, M. R., Hibberd, J. M., Long, S. P., Moore, T., Moroney, J., Niyogi, K. K., Parry, M. A. J., Peralta-Yahya, P. P., Prince, R. C., Redding, K., Spalding, M. H., Van Wijk, K. J., Vermaas, W. & 5 othersVon Caemmerer, S., Weber, A. P. M., Yeates, T. O., Yuan, J. S. & Zhu, X. G., Jul 14 2015, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 112, 28, p. 8529-8536 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Photosynthesis
Synthetic Biology
Food
Biofuels
Population Growth
Photosynthesis
Electricity
Microorganisms
Photons
Photobioreactors

Projects 1987 2020

microbial ecology
factories
Cyanobacteria
Synechocystis
metabolic engineering