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Research Output 1981 2018

  • 6414 Citations
  • 47 h-Index
  • 145 Article
  • 5 Patent
  • 2 Chapter
  • 1 Conference contribution
2018
3 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
2016
7 Citations (Scopus)
darkness
cytochromes
electron transfer
membranes
Membranes
2015
17 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
253 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 others, Von 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
2014
Photosynthesis
Electricity
Microorganisms
Photons
Photobioreactors
51 Citations (Scopus)

The γ-aminobutyric acid shunt contributes to closing the tricarboxylic acid cycle in Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803

Xiong, W., Brune, D. & Vermaas, W., Aug 1 2014, In : Molecular Microbiology. 93, 4, p. 786-796 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2-oxoglutarate decarboxylase
Aminobutyrates
Synechocystis
Citric Acid Cycle
Succinic Acid
2013

Catalytic deoxygenation of cyanobacteria-derived fatty acids to hydrocarbons

Schulz, T., Oelschlager, M., Nielsen, D., Vermaas, W. & Lamb, H. H., 2013, Fuels and Petrochemicals Division 2013 - Core Programming Area at the 2013 AIChE Annual Meeting: Global Challenges for Engineering a Sustainable Future. AIChE, p. 264-265 2 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Fatty acids
Hydrocarbons
Cyanobacteria
4 Citations (Scopus)

ClpB1 overproduction in Synechocystis sp. strain PCC 6803 increases tolerance to rapid heat shock

Gonzalez-Esquer, C. R. & Vermaas, W., 2013, In : Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 79, 20, p. 6220-6227 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Synechocystis
heat shock
Heat-Shock Proteins
heat shock proteins
cell viability

Function of sll1906, a member of the bacteriochlorophyll delivery family, in the cyanobacterium synechocystis sp. PCC 6803

Yao, C. I. D. & Vermaas, W., Jan 1 2013, Advanced Topics in Science and Technology in China. Springer, p. 409-414 6 p. (Advanced Topics in Science and Technology in China).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Bacteriochlorophylls
Chlorophyll
Genes
Degradation
Cyanobacteria
14 Citations (Scopus)

Polyhydroxybutyrate particles in Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803: Facts and fiction

Tsang, T. K., Roberson, R. & Vermaas, W., Nov 2013, In : Photosynthesis Research. 118, 1-2, p. 37-49 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

polyhydroxybutyrate
Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803
Synechocystis
Cyanobacteria
granules
3 Citations (Scopus)

Solar-powered production of biofuels and other petroleum substitutes by cyanobacteria: Stoichiometries of reducing equivalents and chemical energy, and energy conversion efficiency

Vermaas, W., Jan 1 2013, Advanced Topics in Science and Technology in China. Springer, p. 353-357 5 p. (Advanced Topics in Science and Technology in China).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Biofuels
Petroleum
Energy conversion
Stoichiometry
Conversion efficiency
24 Citations (Scopus)

The sll1951 Gene encodes the surface layer protein of synechocystis sp. strain PCC 6803

Trautner, C. & Vermaas, W., Dec 2013, In : Journal of Bacteriology. 195, 23, p. 5370-5380 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Synechocystis
Cyanobacteria
Carotenoids
Cell Wall
Genes
2012
25 Citations (Scopus)

Gross morphological changes in thylakoid membrane structure are associated with photosystem i deletion in Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803

Van De Meene, A. M. L., Sharp, W. P., McDaniel, J. H., Friedrich, H., Vermaas, W. & Roberson, R., May 2012, In : Biochimica et Biophysica Acta - Biomembranes. 1818, 5, p. 1427-1434 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Synechocystis
Membrane structures
Thylakoids
Photosystem II Protein Complex
Membranes
29 Citations (Scopus)

Lifetimes of photosystem i and II proteins in the cyanobacterium Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803

Yao, D. C. I., Brune, D. C. & Vermaas, W., Jan 20 2012, In : FEBS Letters. 586, 2, p. 169-173 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Synechocystis
Photosystem II Protein Complex
Cyanobacteria
Half-Life
Photosystem I Protein Complex
37 Citations (Scopus)
Synechocystis
Photosystem II Protein Complex
Biosynthesis
Cyanobacteria
Protein Biosynthesis
3 Citations (Scopus)

The search for new chlorophyll-binding proteins in the cyanobacterium Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803

Cheregi, O., Vermaas, W. & Funk, C., Nov 30 2012, In : Journal of Biotechnology. 162, 1, p. 124-133 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Chlorophyll Binding Proteins
Synechocystis
Cyanobacteria
Chlorophyll
Pyruvic Acid
2010
23 Citations (Scopus)

Application of Aqueous two-phase systems for the potential extractive Fermentation of Cyanobacterial products

Chavez-Santoscoy, A., Benavides, J., Vermaas, W. & Rito-Palomares, M., Jan 2010, In : Chemical Engineering and Technology. 33, 1, p. 177-182 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fermentation
Polyethylene glycols
Dextrans
Lutein
Dextran
244 Citations (Scopus)

Biological hydrogen production: Prospects and challenges

Lee, H. S., Vermaas, W. & Rittmann, B., May 2010, In : Trends in Biotechnology. 28, 5, p. 262-271 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Regenerative fuel cells
Electrolysis
Hydrogen production
Conversion efficiency
Hydrogen
41 Citations (Scopus)

Carotenoid-triggered energy dissipation in phycobilisomes of Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803 diverts excitation away from reaction centers of both photosystems

Rakhimberdieva, M. G., Elanskaya, I. V., Vermaas, W. & Karapetyan, N. V., Feb 2010, In : Biochimica et Biophysica Acta - Bioenergetics. 1797, 2, p. 241-249 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Phycobilisomes
Synechocystis
Cyanobacteria
Carotenoids
Quenching
50 Citations (Scopus)

Growth parameters of microalgae tolerant to high levels of carbon dioxide in batch and continuous-flow photobioreactors

Westerhoff, P., Hu, Q., Esparza-Soto, M. & Vermaas, W., Apr 2010, In : Environmental Technology. 31, 5, p. 523-532 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Photobioreactors
Carbon Dioxide
carbon dioxide
Hydraulics
residence time
2008
34 Citations (Scopus)

Association of small CAB-like proteins (SCPs) of Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803 with Photosystem II

Kufryk, G., Hernandez-Prieto, M. A., Kieselbach, T., Miranda, H., Vermaas, W. & Funk, C., Feb 2008, In : Photosynthesis Research. 95, 2-3, p. 135-145 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803
Synechocystis
Photosystem II Protein Complex
photosystem II
Proteins
38 Citations (Scopus)

Engineered and artificial photosynthesis: Human ingenuity enters the game

Gust, D., Kramer, D., Moore, A., Moore, T. & Vermaas, W., Apr 2008, In : MRS Bulletin. 33, 4, p. 383-387 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

photosynthesis
Photosynthesis
games
Energy conversion
Solar energy
110 Citations (Scopus)

In vivo hyperspectral confocal fluorescence imaging to determine pigment localization and distribution in cyanobacterial cells

Vermaas, W., Timlin, J. A., Jones, H. D. T., Sinclair, M. B., Nieman, L. T., Hamad, S. W., Melgaard, D. K. & Haaland, D. M., Mar 25 2008, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 105, 10, p. 4050-4055 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Optical Imaging
Thylakoids
Chlorophyll
Phycobilins
Fluorescence
23 Citations (Scopus)

Substrate specificities and availability of fucosyltransferase and β-carotene hydroxylase for myxol 2′-fucoside synthesis in Anabaena sp. strain PCC 7120 compared with Synechocystis sp. strain PCC 6803

Mochimaru, M., Masukawa, H., Maoka, T., Mohamed, H. E., Vermaas, W. & Takaichi, S., Oct 2008, In : Journal of Bacteriology. 190, 20, p. 6726-6733 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fucosyltransferases
Anabaena
Synechocystis
Carotenoids
Substrate Specificity
2007
49 Citations (Scopus)
Chlorophyllides
Phytol
Synechocystis
Chlorophyll
Degradation
68 Citations (Scopus)

Localization of the small CAB-like proteins in photosystem II

Yao, D., Kieselbach, T., Komenda, J., Promnares, K., Hernández Prieto, M. A., Tichy, M., Vermaas, W. & Funk, C., Jan 5 2007, In : Journal of Biological Chemistry. 282, 1, p. 267-276 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Photosystem II Protein Complex
Proteins
Thylakoids
Association reactions
cellulose acetate-butyrate
44 Citations (Scopus)

Phycobilin/chlorophyll excitation equilibration upon carotenoid-induced non-photochemical fluorescence quenching in phycobilisomes of the cyanobacterium Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803

Rakhimberdieva, M. G., Vavilin, D. V., Vermaas, W., Elanskaya, I. V. & Karapetyan, N. V., Jun 2007, In : Biochimica et Biophysica Acta - Bioenergetics. 1767, 6, p. 757-765 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Phycobilins
Phycobilisomes
Synechocystis
Cyanobacteria
Carotenoids
45 Citations (Scopus)
Synechocystis
Photosystem II Protein Complex
Chlorophyll
Pigments
Labeling
2006
Photobioreactors
Carbon dioxide
Bacteria
Biomass
Biofuels

Metabolic Engineering of Cyanobacteria

Vermaas, W., Apr 12 2006

Research output: Patent

Metabolic engineering
Carbon dioxide
Bacteria
Biofuels
Fossil fuels
cyanobacterium
plastic
petroleum
industry
polymer
16 Citations (Scopus)

S110254 (CrtLdiox) is a bifunctional lycopene cyclase/dioxygenase in cyanobacteria producing myxoxanthophyll

Mohamed, H. E. & Vermaas, W., May 2006, In : Journal of Bacteriology. 188, 9, p. 3337-3344 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dioxygenases
Cyanobacteria
Carotenoids
Synechocystis
Hydroxyl Radical
9 Citations (Scopus)

Sll1717 affects the redox state of the plastoquinone pool by modulating quinol oxidase activity in thylakoids

Kufryk, G. I. & Vermaas, W., Feb 2006, In : Journal of Bacteriology. 188, 4, p. 1286-1294 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Plastoquinone
Thylakoids
Oxidation-Reduction
Synechocystis
Photons
133 Citations (Scopus)

The three-dimensional structure of the cyanobacterium Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803

Van De Meene, A. M. L., Hohmann-Marriott, M. F., Vermaas, W. & Roberson, R., Jan 2006, In : Archives of Microbiology. 184, 5, p. 259-270 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Synechocystis
Thylakoids
Cyanobacteria
Membranes
Electron Microscope Tomography
solar energy
biofuels
Cyanobacteria
protein engineering
metabolic engineering
2005
25 Citations (Scopus)
Synechocystis
Chlorophyll
Labeling
Degradation
Photosystem I Protein Complex
19 Citations (Scopus)

Functional implications of pigments bound to a cyanobacterial cytochrome b6f complex

Wenk, S. O., Schneider, D., Boronowsky, U., Jäger, C., Klughammer, C., De Weerd, F. L., Van Roon, H., Vermaas, W., Dekker, J. P. & Rögner, M., Jan 2005, In : FEBS Journal. 272, 2, p. 582-592 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cytochrome b6f Complex
Carotenoids
Pigments
Synechocystis
Spectrum Analysis
43 Citations (Scopus)

Myxoxanthophyll is required for normal cell wall structure and thylakoid organization in the cyanobacterium Synechocystis sp. strain PCC 6803

Mohamed, H. E., Van De Meene, A. M. L., Roberson, R. & Vermaas, W., Oct 2005, In : Journal of Bacteriology. 187, 20, p. 6883-6892 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Synechocystis
Thylakoids
Fucose
Cyanobacteria
Cell Wall
72 Citations (Scopus)

Open reading frame ssr2016 is required for antimycin A-sensitive photosystem I-driven cyclic electron flow in the cyanobacterium Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803

Yeremenko, N., Jeanjean, R., Prommeenate, P., Krasikov, V., Nixon, P. J., Vermaas, W., Havaux, M. & Matthijs, H. C. P., Aug 2005, In : Plant and Cell Physiology. 46, 8, p. 1433-1436 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

sulfide quinone reductase
Antimycin A
Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803
Synechocystis
antimycin A
2004

A reticulate network of filaments in the photosynthetic prokaryote Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803 identified by electron tomography

Van De Meene, A. M. L., Reavie, L. B., Vermaas, W. & Roberson, R., 2004, In : Microscopy and Microanalysis. 10, SUPPL. 2, p. 236-237 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

prokaryotes
Tomography
filaments
tomography
Electrons
21 Citations (Scopus)

Coordination of proton and electron transfer from the redox-active tyrosine, Yz, of Photosystem II and examination of the electrostatic influence of oxidized tyrosine, YD .(H+)

Diner, B. A., Bautista, J. A., Nixon, P. J., Berthomieu, C., Hienerwadel, R., Britt, R. D., Vermaas, W. & Chisholm, D. A., Oct 21 2004, In : Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics. 6, 20, p. 4844-4850 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Photosystem II Protein Complex
tyrosine
Tyrosine
Protons
Electrostatics
1 Citation (Scopus)
Synechocystis
Bacteriology
72 Citations (Scopus)

Multiple deletions of small cab-like proteins in the cyanobacterium Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803. Consequences for pigment biosynthesis and accumulation

Xu, H., Vavilin, D., Funk, C. & Vermaas, W., Jul 2 2004, In : Journal of Biological Chemistry. 279, 27, p. 27971-27979 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Synechocystis
Biosynthesis
Cyanobacteria
Chlorophyll
Pigments
24 Citations (Scopus)

Slr1293 in Synechocystis sp. strain PCC 6803 is the C-3′,4′ desaturase (CrtD) involved in myxoxanthophyll biosynthesis

Mohamed, H. E. & Vermaas, W., Sep 2004, In : Journal of Bacteriology. 186, 17, p. 5621-5628 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Synechocystis
Carotenoids
Cyanobacteria
Glycosides
Escherichia coli
50 Citations (Scopus)

Subtle modification of isotope ratio proteomics; An integrated strategy for expression proteomics

Whitelegge, J. P., Katz, J. E., Pihakari, K. A., Hale, R., Aguilera, R., Gómez, S. M., Faull, K. F., Vavilin, D. & Vermaas, W., Jun 2004, In : Phytochemistry. 65, 11, p. 1507-1515 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Isotopes
Proteomics
proteomics
isotopes
Software
2003
10 Citations (Scopus)

Energy and electron transfer in photosystem II of a chlorophyll b-containing Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803 mutant

Vavilin, D., Xu, H., Lin, S. & Vermaas, W., Feb 18 2003, In : Biochemistry. 42, 6, p. 1731-1746 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Synechocystis
Photosystem II Protein Complex
Energy Transfer
Electrons
Pheophytins

Photosynthesis Research: Introduction

Burnap, R. L. & Vermaas, W., 2003, In : Photosynthesis Research. 78, 3 SPEC. ISS., p. 179 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Photosynthesis
Research
15 Citations (Scopus)

Slr2013 Is a Novel Protein Regulating Functional Assembly of Photosystem II in Synechocystis sp. Strain PCC 6803

Kufryk, G. I. & Vermaas, W., Nov 2003, In : Journal of Bacteriology. 185, 22, p. 6615-6623 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Synechocystis
Photosystem II Protein Complex
Proteins
Protein Folding
Mutation
2002
77 Citations (Scopus)

Electron transport routes in whole cells of Synechocystis sp. Strain PCC 6803: The role of the cytochrome bd-type oxidase

Berry, S., Schneider, D., Vermaas, W. & Rögner, M., Mar 12 2002, In : Biochemistry. 41, 10, p. 3422-3429 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Plastoquinone
Synechocystis
Thylakoids
Electron Transport Complex IV
Cytochromes