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2018

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
4 Scopus citations
2016
8 Scopus citations
2015

A dedicated type II NADPH dehydrogenase performs the penultimate step in the biosynthesis of vitamin K1 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

23 Scopus citations
2014

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

54 Scopus citations
2013

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

Gonzalez-Esquer, C. R. & Vermaas, W., Oct 10 2013, In : Applied and environmental microbiology. 79, 20, p. 6220-6227 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations

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

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

14 Scopus citations

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

Trautner, C. & Vermaas, W., Dec 1 2013, In : Journal of bacteriology. 195, 23, p. 5370-5380 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

26 Scopus citations
2012

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 1 2012, In : Biochimica et Biophysica Acta - Biomembranes. 1818, 5, p. 1427-1434 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

28 Scopus citations

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

32 Scopus citations
37 Scopus citations

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

3 Scopus citations
2010

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 1 2010, In : Chemical Engineering and Technology. 33, 1, p. 177-182 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

26 Scopus citations

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 1 2010, In : Biochimica et Biophysica Acta - Bioenergetics. 1797, 2, p. 241-249 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

42 Scopus citations

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 1 2010, In : Environmental Technology. 31, 5, p. 523-532 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

53 Scopus citations
2008

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 1 2008, In : Photosynthesis research. 95, 2-3, p. 135-145 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

35 Scopus citations

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

Open Access
40 Scopus citations

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.

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116 Scopus citations

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 1 2008, In : Journal of bacteriology. 190, 20, p. 6726-6733 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

26 Scopus citations
2007
50 Scopus citations

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

70 Scopus citations

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 1 2007, In : Biochimica et Biophysica Acta - Bioenergetics. 1767, 6, p. 757-765 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

45 Scopus citations
46 Scopus citations
2006

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

16 Scopus citations

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

Kufryk, G. I. & Vermaas, W., Feb 1 2006, In : Journal of bacteriology. 188, 4, p. 1286-1294 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Scopus citations

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 1 2006, In : Archives of Microbiology. 184, 5, p. 259-270 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

141 Scopus citations
2005
25 Scopus citations

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 1 2005, In : FEBS Journal. 272, 2, p. 582-592 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

19 Scopus citations

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 1 2005, In : Journal of bacteriology. 187, 20, p. 6883-6892 10 p.

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45 Scopus citations

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 1 2005, In : Plant and Cell Physiology. 46, 8, p. 1433-1436 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

78 Scopus citations
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., Sep 24 2004, In : Microscopy and Microanalysis. 10, SUPPL. 2, p. 236-237 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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

21 Scopus citations

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.

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72 Scopus citations

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

Mohamed, H. E. & Vermaas, W., Sep 1 2004, In : Journal of bacteriology. 186, 17, p. 5621-5628 8 p.

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26 Scopus citations

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

50 Scopus citations
2003

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

10 Scopus citations

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

Kufryk, G. I. & Vermaas, W., Nov 1 2003, In : Journal of bacteriology. 185, 22, p. 6615-6623 9 p.

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15 Scopus citations
2002

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

78 Scopus citations

Small Cab-like proteins regulating tetrapyrrole biosynthesis in the cyanobacterium Synechocystis sp. Pcc 6803

Xu, H., Vavilin, D., Funk, C. & Vermaas, W., May 2 2002, In : Plant Molecular Biology. 49, 2, p. 149-160 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

69 Scopus citations

The presence of chlorophyll b in Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803 disturbs tetrapyrrole biosynthesis and enhances chlorophyll degradation

Xu, H., Vavilin, D. & Vermaas, W., Nov 8 2002, In : Journal of Biological Chemistry. 277, 45, p. 42726-42732 7 p.

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14 Scopus citations

Transformation of the cyanobacterium Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803 as a tool for genetic mapping: Optimization of efficiency

Kufryk, G. I., Sachet, M., Schmetterer, G. & Vermaas, W., Jan 10 2002, In : FEMS Microbiology Letters. 206, 2, p. 215-219 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

45 Scopus citations
2001

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.

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15 Scopus citations

A strain of Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803 without photosynthetic oxygen evolution and respiratory oxygen consumption: Implications for the study of cyclic photosynthetic electron transport

Howitt, C. A., Cooley, J. W., Wiskich, J. T. & Vermaas, W., Jan 1 2001, In : Planta. 214, 1, p. 46-56 11 p.

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31 Scopus citations
62 Scopus citations

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.

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6 Scopus citations

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. F. & Rubin, A. B., Jan 1 2001, In : Biofizika. 46, 3, p. 482-485 4 p.

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1 Scopus citations

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., Dec 1 2001, In : Biofizika. 46, 3, p. 484-485 2 p.

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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.

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180 Scopus citations
133 Scopus citations

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., Jan 2 2001, In : Journal of bacteriology. 183, 1, p. 145-154 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Scopus citations
2000
6 Scopus citations