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  • 47 h-Index
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Research Output 1981 2018

  • 6353 Citations
  • 47 h-Index
  • 145 Article
  • 5 Patent
  • 2 Chapter
  • 1 Conference contribution
1994
22 Citations (Scopus)

Point-mutations affecting the properties of tyrosine(D) in photosystem II. Characterization by isotopic labeling and spectral simulation

Tommos, C., Madsen, C., Styring, S. & Vermaas, W., 1994, In : Biochemistry. 33, 39, p. 11805-11813 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Photosystem II Protein Complex
Point Mutation
Labeling
Paramagnetic resonance
Tyrosine
17 Citations (Scopus)

Resolution of low-energy chlorophylls in Photosystem I of Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803 at 77 and 295 K through fluorescence excitation anisotropy

Woolf, V. M., Wittmershaus, B. P., Vermaas, W. & Tran, T. D., Apr 1994, In : Photosynthesis Research. 40, 1, p. 21-34 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803
Synechocystis
Photosystem I Protein Complex
Fluorescence Polarization
photosystem I
1995
2 Citations (Scopus)
Light-Harvesting Protein Complexes
Photosynthetic Reaction Center Complex Proteins
Biological Models
Photosystem II Protein Complex
Photosynthesis
46 Citations (Scopus)

Involvement of the CP47 protein in stabilization and photoactivation of a functional water-oxidizing complex in the cyanobacterium synechocystis sp. PCC 6803

Gleiter, H. M., Haag, E., Shen, J. R., Eaton-Rye, J. J., Seeliger, A. G., Inoue, Y., Vermaas, W. & Renger, G., 1995, In : Biochemistry®. 34, 20, p. 6847-6856 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Synechocystis
Cyanobacteria
Stabilization
Biochemistry
Water
44 Citations (Scopus)
Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803
Synechocystis
Photosystem I Protein Complex
Biosynthesis
photosystem I
20 Citations (Scopus)

Many Combinations of Amino Acid Sequences in a Conserved Region of the D1 Protein Satisfy Photosystem II Function

Kless, H. & Vermaas, W., Feb 10 1995, In : Journal of Molecular Biology. 246, 1, p. 120-131 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Photosystem II Protein Complex
Amino Acid Sequence
Proteins
Quinones
Amino Acids
13 Citations (Scopus)

Tandem sequence duplications functionally complement deletions in the D1 protein of photosystem II

Kless, H. & Vermaas, W., 1995, In : Journal of Biological Chemistry. 270, 28, p. 16536-16541 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Photosystem II Protein Complex
Plastoquinone
Mutation
DNA sequences
Proteins
70 Citations (Scopus)

The role of cytochrome c-550 as studied through reverse genetics and mutant characterization in Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803

Shen, J. R., Vermaas, W. & Inoue, Y., 1995, In : Journal of Biological Chemistry. 270, 12, p. 6901-6907 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Synechocystis
Reverse Genetics
Photosystem II Protein Complex
Cytochromes c
Genes
9 Citations (Scopus)

Turnover of the D1 protein and of Photosystem II in a Synechocystis 6803 mutant lacking Tyrz

Vermaas, W., Madsen, C., Yu, J., Visser, J., Metz, J., Nixon, P. J. & Diner, B., Aug 1995, In : Photosynthesis Research. 45, 2, p. 99-104 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803
Synechocystis
D1 protein
Photosystem II Protein Complex
photosystem II
1996
8 Citations (Scopus)

Chimaeric CP47 mutants of the cyanobacterium Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803 carrying spinach sequences: Construction and function

Vermaas, W., Shen, G. & Ohad, I., 1996, In : Photosynthesis Research. 48, 1-2, p. 147-162 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803
Synechocystis
Photosystem II Protein Complex
Spinacia oleracea
Cyanobacteria
13 Citations (Scopus)

Combinatorial mutagenesis and structural simulations in the environment of the redox-active tyrosine Y(Z) of photosystem II

Kless, H. & Vermaas, W., 1996, In : Biochemistry. 35, 51, p. 16458-16464 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mutagenesis
Photosystem II Protein Complex
Codon
Oxidation-Reduction
Tyrosine
69 Citations (Scopus)
Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803
Synechocystis
Cyanobacteria
biotechnology
Biotechnology
20 Citations (Scopus)

Random chemical mutagenesis of a specific psbDI region coding for a lumenal loop of the D2 protein of Photosystem II in Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803

Ermakova-Gerdes, S., Shestakov, S. & Vermaas, W., Jan 1996, In : Plant Molecular Biology. 30, 2, p. 243-254 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Synechocystis
Mutagenesis
Photosystem II Protein Complex
Proteins
1997
25 Citations (Scopus)

Lumenal proteins involved in respiratory electron transport in the cyanobacterium Synechocystis sp. PCC6803

Manna, P. & Vermaas, W., Nov 1997, In : Plant Molecular Biology. 35, 4, p. 407-416 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Respiratory Transport
Synechocystis
Cyanobacteria
cytochromes
Electron Transport
15 Citations (Scopus)
Chlorophyll Binding Proteins
Photosystem II Protein Complex
Histidine
Chlorophyll
Glutamine
1998
18 Citations (Scopus)
Photosystem II Protein Complex
Excitation energy
Energy Transfer
Chlorophyll
Energy transfer
64 Citations (Scopus)
Synechocystis
Chlorophyll
Lighting
Heterotrophic Processes
Light
38 Citations (Scopus)
protochlorophyllide reductase
Protochlorophyllide
Synechocystis
Photosystem I Protein Complex
Chlorophyll
24 Citations (Scopus)

Functional analysis of combinatorial mutants altered in a conserved region in loop E of the CP47 protein in Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803

Tichy, M. & Vermaas, W., Feb 10 1998, In : Biochemistry. 37, 6, p. 1523-1531 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Synechocystis
Functional analysis
Photosystem II Protein Complex
Growth
Proteins
35 Citations (Scopus)

Gene modifications and mutation mapping to study the function of photosystem II

Vermaas, W., 1998, In : Methods in Enzymology. 297, p. 293-310 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Photosystem II Protein Complex
Mutation
Genes
7 Citations (Scopus)

Mobility of the primary electron-accepting plastoquinone Q(A) of photosystem II in a Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803 strain carrying mutations in the D2 protein

Ermakova-Gerdes, S. & Vermaas, W., Aug 18 1998, In : Biochemistry. 37, 33, p. 11569-11578 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Plastoquinone
Synechocystis
Quinones
Photosystem II Protein Complex
Electrons
27 Citations (Scopus)

Photosynthetic electron transport involved in PxcA-dependent proton extrusion in Synechocystis sp. strain PCC6803: Effect of pxcA inactivation on CO2, HCO3 -, and NO3 - uptake

Sonoda, M., Katoh, H., Vermaas, W., Schmetterer, G. & Ogawa, T., Aug 1998, In : Journal of Bacteriology. 180, 15, p. 3799-3803 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Synechocystis
Electron Transport
Protons
Light
Electrons
86 Citations (Scopus)

Quinol and cytochrome oxidases in the cyanobacterium Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803

Howitt, C. A. & Vermaas, W., Dec 22 1998, In : Biochemistry. 37, 51, p. 17944-17951 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Synechocystis
Cyanobacteria
Electron Transport Complex IV
Oxidoreductases
Photosystem I Protein Complex
22 Citations (Scopus)

Role of Arg180 of the D2 protein in photosystem II structure and function

Manna, P., LoBrutto, R., Eijckelhoff, C., Dekker, J. P. & Vermaas, W., Jan 15 1998, In : European Journal of Biochemistry. 251, 1-2, p. 142-154 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Photosystem II Protein Complex
Chlorophyll
Mutation
Bacteriochlorophylls
Accessories
1999
22 Citations (Scopus)

Accumulation of pre-apocytochrome f in a Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803 mutant impaired in cytochrome c maturation

Tichy, M. & Vermaas, W., Nov 5 1999, In : Journal of Biological Chemistry. 274, 45, p. 32396-32401 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cytochromes f
Synechocystis
Cytochromes c
Cytochrome b6f Complex
Chloramphenicol Resistance
113 Citations (Scopus)

A cyanobacterial gene family coding for single-helix proteins resembling part of the light-harvesting proteins from higher plants

Funk, C. & Vermaas, W., Jul 20 1999, In : Biochemistry. 38, 29, p. 9397-9404 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Plant Proteins
Genes
Light
Ferrochelatase
High intensity light
21 Citations (Scopus)

Effects of chlorophyll availability on phycobilisomes in Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803

Yu, J., Wu, Q., Mao, H., Zhao, N. & Vermaas, W., 1999, In : IUBMB Life. 48, 6, p. 625-630 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Phycobilisomes
Synechocystis
Chlorophyll
Phycocyanin
Availability
10 Citations (Scopus)

Expression of a higher plant light-harvesting chlorophyll a/b-binding protein in Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803

He, Q., Schlich, T., Paulsen, H. & Vermaas, W., Jul 15 1999, In : European Journal of Biochemistry. 263, 2, p. 561-570 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Chlorophyll Binding Proteins
Synechocystis
Thylakoids
Photosystem II Protein Complex
Genes
14 Citations (Scopus)
Fimbriae Proteins
Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803
Synechocystis
Chlorophyll
chlorophyll
32 Citations (Scopus)
Synechocystis
Photosystem II Protein Complex
Open Reading Frames
Mutation
vestitone reductase
93 Citations (Scopus)

In vivo role of catalase-peroxidase in Synechocystis sp. strain PCC 6803

Tichy, M. & Vermaas, W., Mar 1999, In : Journal of Bacteriology. 181, 6, p. 1875-1882 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Synechocystis
Catalase
Peroxidase
Sulfhydryl Compounds
Cyanobacteria
35 Citations (Scopus)

The zeaxanthin biosynthesis enzyme β-carotene hydroxylase is involved in myxoxanthophyll synthesis in Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803

Lagarde, D. & Vermaas, W., Jul 9 1999, In : FEBS Letters. 454, 3, p. 247-251 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Synechocystis
Biosynthesis
Carotenoids
Mixed Function Oxygenases
Enzymes
5 Citations (Scopus)

Tryptophan at position 181 of the D2 protein of photosystem II confers quenching of variable fluorescence of chlorophyll: Implications for the mechanism of energy-dependent quenching

Vavilin, D. V., Ermakova-Gerdes, S. Y., Keilty, A. T. & Vermaas, W., Nov 2 1999, In : Biochemistry. 38, 44, p. 14690-14696 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Photosystem II Protein Complex
Chlorophyll
Tryptophan
Quenching
Fluorescence
62 Citations (Scopus)

Type 2 NADH dehydrogenases in the cyanobacterium Synechocystis sp. Strain PCC 6803 are involved in regulation rather than respiration

Howitt, C. A., Udall, P. K. & Vermaas, W., Jul 1999, In : Journal of Bacteriology. 181, 13, p. 3994-4003 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Synechocystis
NADH Dehydrogenase
Cyanobacteria
Open Reading Frames
Respiration
2000
6 Citations (Scopus)
Ferrochelatase
Synechocystis
Mutagenesis
Biosynthesis
Phycobilins
141 Citations (Scopus)
Synechocystis
Genetic Techniques
genetic engineering
Genetic Engineering
zeaxanthin
33 Citations (Scopus)

Mutations in the CD-loop region of the D2 protein in Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803 modify charge recombination pathways in photosystem II in vivo

Vavilin, D. V. & Vermaas, W., Dec 5 2000, In : Biochemistry. 39, 48, p. 14831-14838 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Synechocystis
Thermoluminescence
Photosystem II Protein Complex
Genetic Recombination
Mutation
5 Citations (Scopus)

Probing the CD lumenal loop region of the D2 protein of photosystem II in Synechocystis sp. strain PCC 6803 by combinatorial mutagenesis

Keilty, A. T., Ermakova-Gerdes, S. Y. & Vermaas, W., May 2000, In : Journal of Bacteriology. 182, 9, p. 2453-2460 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Synechocystis
Photosystem II Protein Complex
Mutagenesis
Amino Acid Substitution
Sequence Homology
73 Citations (Scopus)
Groundwater
Cyanobacteria
Nitrates
cyanobacterium
groundwater
77 Citations (Scopus)

Succinate: quinol oxidoreductases in the cyanobacterium Synechocystis sp. strain PCC 6803: Presence and function in metabolism and electron transport

Cooley, J. W., Howitt, C. A. & Vermaas, W., Feb 2000, In : Journal of Bacteriology. 182, 3, p. 714-722 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hydroquinones
Synechocystis
Succinate Dehydrogenase
Cyanobacteria
Succinic Acid
2001
15 Citations (Scopus)

A novel protein involved in the functional assembly of the oxygen-evolving complex of photosystem II in Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803

Kufryk, G. I. & Vermaas, W., Aug 7 2001, In : Biochemistry. 40, 31, p. 9247-9255 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Synechocystis
Photosystem II Protein Complex
Oxygen
Mutation
Proteins
30 Citations (Scopus)
Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803
Synechocystis
Electron Transport
Oxygen Consumption
oxygen consumption
62 Citations (Scopus)
Photosystem II Protein Complex
Cyanobacteria
Chlorophyll
Photosystem I Protein Complex
Light-Harvesting Protein Complexes
6 Citations (Scopus)

Functional analysis of combinatorial mutants with changes in the C-terminus of the CD loop of the D2 protein in photosystem II of Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803

Keilty, A. T., Vavilin, D. V. & Vermaas, W., Apr 3 2001, In : Biochemistry. 40, 13, p. 4131-4139 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Synechocystis
Functional analysis
Photosystem II Protein Complex
Fluorescence
Diuron
1 Citation (Scopus)

Messbauérovskaia spektroskopiia kletok tsianobakterii Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803 bez fotosistemy I i s neaktivnymi fikobilisomami.

Translated title of the contribution: Mossbauer spectroscopy of cells of cyanobacteria Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803 devoid of photosystem I and containing inactive phycobilisomesNovakova, A. A., Davletshina, L. N., Elanskaia, I. V., Aleksandrov, A. I., Kiseleva, T. I., Semin, B. K., Ivanov, I. I., Vermaas, W. & Rubin, A. B., May 2001, In : Biofizika. 46, 3, p. 482-485 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Phycobilisomes
Mossbauer Spectroscopy
Synechocystis
Photosystem I Protein Complex
Cyanobacteria

Messbauer spectroscopy of cyanobacteria Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803 devoid of photosystem I and containing inactive phycobilisomes

Novakova, A. A., Davletshina, L. N., Elanskaya, I. V., Aleksandrov, A. Y., Kiseleva, T. Y., Semin, B. K., Ivanov, I. I., Vermaas, W. & Rubin, A. B., 2001, In : Biofizika. 46, 3, p. 484-485 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Phycobilisomes
Synechocystis
Photosystem I Protein Complex
Cyanobacteria
Spectrum Analysis
175 Citations (Scopus)

Site-directed mutations at D1-His198 and D2-His197 of photosystem II in Synechocystis PCC 6803: Sites of primary charge separation and cation and triplet stabilization

Diner, B. A., Schlodder, E., Nixon, P. J., Coleman, W. J., Rappaport, F., Lavergne, J., Vermaas, W. & Chisholm, D. A., Aug 7 2001, In : Biochemistry. 40, 31, p. 9265-9281 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Synechocystis
Photosystem II Protein Complex
Cations
Chlorophyll
Bleaching
126 Citations (Scopus)
Plastoquinone
Synechocystis
Thylakoids
Succinate Dehydrogenase
NAD
9 Citations (Scopus)

Targeted random mutagenesis to identify functionally important residues in the D2 protein of photosystem II in Synechocystis sp. strain PCC 6803

Ermakova-Gerdes, S., Yu, Z. & Vermaas, W., 2001, In : Journal of Bacteriology. 183, 1, p. 145-154 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Synechocystis
Photosystem II Protein Complex
Mutagenesis
Proteins
Mutation
2002
75 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