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Research Output 1981 2018

  • 6284 Citations
  • 46 h-Index
  • 145 Article
  • 5 Patent
  • 2 Chapter
  • 1 Conference contribution
25 Citations (Scopus)
Synechocystis
Chlorophyll
Labeling
Degradation
Photosystem I Protein Complex
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
32 Citations (Scopus)
algae
grana
Thylakoids
Peas
Herbicides
112 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
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
19 Citations (Scopus)
Synechocystis
Photosystem II Protein Complex
Spinacia oleracea
Genes
Water
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
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

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
30 Citations (Scopus)

Arginine residues in the D2 polypeptide may stabilize bicarbonate binding in photosystem II of Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803

Cao, J., Vermaas, W. & Govindjee, Aug 23 1991, In : BBA - Bioenergetics. 1059, 2, p. 171-180 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

formic acid
Synechocystis
Photosystem II Protein Complex
Bicarbonates
Arginine
18 Citations (Scopus)
Photosystem II Protein Complex
Excitation energy
Energy Transfer
Chlorophyll
Energy transfer
33 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
30 Citations (Scopus)
Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803
Synechocystis
Electron Transport
Oxygen Consumption
oxygen consumption
28 Citations (Scopus)

Bicarbonate effects on chlorophyll a fluorescence transients in the presence and the absence of diuron

Vermaas, W. & Govindjee, May 19 1982, In : BBA - Bioenergetics. 680, 2, p. 202-209 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Diuron
Bicarbonates
Fluorescence
Thylakoids
Photosystem II Protein Complex
23 Citations (Scopus)

Binding and release kinetics of inhibitors of Q- A oxidation in thylakoid membranes

Vermaas, W., Dohnt, G. & Renger, G., Apr 26 1984, In : BBA - Bioenergetics. 765, 1, p. 74-83 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Thylakoids
Photosystem II Protein Complex
Corrosion inhibitors
Diuron
Oxygen
231 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
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

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
2 Citations (Scopus)
Light-Harvesting Protein Complexes
Photosynthetic Reaction Center Complex Proteins
Biological Models
Photosystem II Protein Complex
Photosynthesis
22 Citations (Scopus)
Phosphorylation
Photosystem II Protein Complex
Herbicides
Chloroplasts
Peptides
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
64 Citations (Scopus)
Synechocystis
Chlorophyll
Lighting
Heterotrophic Processes
Light
61 Citations (Scopus)
Photosystem II Protein Complex
Cyanobacteria
Chlorophyll
Photosystem I Protein Complex
Light-Harvesting Protein Complexes
49 Citations (Scopus)
Synechocystis
Photosystem I Protein Complex
Photosystem II Protein Complex
Cyanobacteria
Chlorophyll
38 Citations (Scopus)
protochlorophyllide reductase
Protochlorophyllide
Synechocystis
Photosystem I Protein Complex
Chlorophyll
63 Citations (Scopus)

Cloning of the psbK gene from synechocystis sp. PCC 6803 and characterization of photosystem II in mutants lacking PSII-K

Ikeuchi, M., Eggers, B., Shen, G., Webber, A., Yu, J., Hirano, A., Inoue, Y. & Vermaas, W., 1991, In : Journal of Biological Chemistry. 266, 17, p. 11111-11115 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Synechocystis
Photosystem II Protein Complex
Cloning
Organism Cloning
Genes
3 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
6 Citations (Scopus)
Ferrochelatase
Synechocystis
Mutagenesis
Biosynthesis
Phycobilins
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
48 Citations (Scopus)
Chlorophyllides
Phytol
Synechocystis
Chlorophyll
Degradation
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
29 Citations (Scopus)
Chlorophyll Binding Proteins
Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803
Synechocystis
Thylakoids
Photosystem II Protein Complex
8 Citations (Scopus)

Directed mutagenesis to probe the structure and function of photosystem II

Carpenter, S. D. & Vermaas, W., 1989, In : Physiologia Plantarum. 77, 3, p. 436-443 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Photosystem II Protein Complex
mutagenesis
Mutagenesis
photosystem II
mutants
20 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
39 Citations (Scopus)

Electrons generated by photosystem II are utilized by an oxidase in the absence of photosystem I in the cyanobacterium Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803

Vermaas, W., Shen, G. & Styling, S., Jan 3 1994, In : FEBS Letters. 337, 1, p. 103-108 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Synechocystis
Photosystem I Protein Complex
Photosystem II Protein Complex
Cyanobacteria
Plastoquinone
74 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
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
37 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
101 Citations (Scopus)

EPR measurements on the effects of bicarbonate and triazine resistance on the acceptor side of Photosystem II

Vermaas, W. & Rutherford, A. W., Oct 1 1984, In : FEBS Letters. 175, 2, p. 243-248 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Triazines
Photosystem II Protein Complex
Bicarbonates
Paramagnetic resonance
Pheophytins
1 Citation (Scopus)
Synechocystis
Bacteriology
76 Citations (Scopus)

Evolution of heliobacteria: Implications for photosynthetic reaction center complexes

Vermaas, W., Jul 1994, In : Photosynthesis Research. 41, 1, p. 285-294 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Heliobacteriaceae
photosynthetic reaction centers
Photosynthetic Reaction Center Complex Proteins
Photosystem I Protein Complex
polypeptides
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
46 Citations (Scopus)

Fluorescence lifetime studies of cyanobacterial photosystem II mutants

Bittersmann, E. & Vermaas, W., Dec 3 1991, In : BBA - Bioenergetics. 1098, 1, p. 105-116 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Photosystem II Protein Complex
Phycobilisomes
Fluorescence
Chlorophyll
Chlorophyll Binding Proteins
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
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
57 Citations (Scopus)

Functional characterization of mutant strains of the cyanobacterium synechocystis sp. pcc 6803 lacking short domains within the large, lumen-exposed loop of the chlorophyll protein cp47 in photosystem II

Gleiter, H. M., Haag, E., Shen, J. R., Eaton-Rye, J. J., Inoue, Y., Vermaas, W. & Renger, G., 1994, In : Biochemistry. 33, 40, p. 12063-12071 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Synechocystis
Photosystem II Protein Complex
Cyanobacteria
Chlorophyll
Proteins
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
68 Citations (Scopus)

Functionally important domains of the large hydrophilic loop of CP47 as probed by oligonucleotide-directed mutagenesis in Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803

Haag, E., Eaton-Rye, J. J., Renger, G. & Vermaas, W., 1993, In : Biochemistry. 32, 16, p. 4444-4454 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Synechocystis
Mutagenesis
Photosystem II Protein Complex
Site-Directed Mutagenesis
Oligonucleotides

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