Publications 2002

Dissertations 2002

Olaf F.A. Larsen
Ultrafast dynamics of DNA and a tryptophan-containing peptide
PhD Advisors prof. dr. R. van Grondelle and dr. H. van Amerongen
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, 3 October 2002, PhD Thesis

Bas Gobets
The life and times of Photosystem I. Excitation energy transfer and trapping unravelled
PhD Advisors prof. dr. R. van Grondelle and dr. J.P. Dekker
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, 15 October 2002, PhD Thesis

Markus Wendling
Spectroscopy on bacterial photosynthetic light-harvesting complexes. An in vitro and in silico study
PhD Advisors prof. dr. R. van Grondelle and dr. H. van Amerongen
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, 11 November 2002, PhD Thesis

Raoul N. Frese
Symmetry in photosynthesis and the role of charge-transfer states in reaction centers and light-harvesting complexes
PhD Advisors prof. dr. R. van Grondelle and dr. J.P. Dekker
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, 20 November 2002, PhD Thesis 

Publications 2002

E.G. Andrizhiyevskaya, T.M.E. Schwabe, M. Germano, S. D'Haene, J. Kruip, R. van Grondelle, J.P. Dekker
Spectroscopic properties of PSI-IsiA supercomplexes from the cyanobacterium Synechococcus PCC 7942
Biochim. Biophys. Acta 1556, 2002, p. 265-272 [pdf]

T.M.H. Creemers, A.J. Lock, V. Subramaniam, T.M. Jovin, S. Völker
Red-shifted mutants of green fluorescent protein: reversible photoconversions studied by hole-burning and high-resolution spectroscopy
Chem. Phys. 275, 2002, p. 109-121 [pdf]

J.P. Dekker, M. Germano, H. van Roon, E.J. Boekema
Photosystem II solubilizes as a monomer by mild detergent treatment of unstacked thylakoid membranes
Photosynth. Res. 72, 2002, p. 203-210 [pdf]

R.N. Frese, M.A. Palacios, A. Azzizi, I.H.M. van Stokkum, J. Kruip, M. Rögner, N.V. Karapetyan, E. Schlodder, R. van Grondelle, J.P. Dekker
Electric field effects on red chlorophylls, beta-carotenes and P700 in cyanobacterial photosystem I complexes
Biochim. Biophys. Acta 1554, 2002, p. 180-191 [pdf]

T. Gensch, C.C. Gradinaru, I.H.M. van Stokkum, J. Hendriks, K.J. Hellingwerf, R. van Grondelle
The primary photoreaction of photoactive yellow protein (PYP): anisotropy changes and excitation wavelength dependence
Chem. Phys. Lett. 356, 2002, p. 347-354 [pdf]

S. Georgakopoulou, R.N. Frese, E. Johnson, C. Koolhaas, R.J. Cogdell, R. van Grondelle, G. van der Zwan
Absorption and CD spectroscopy and modeling of various LH2 complexes from purple bacteria
Biophys. J. 82, 2002, p. 2184-2197 [pdf]

M. Germano, A.E. Yakushevska, W. Keegstra, H.J. van Gorkom, J.P. Dekker, E.J. Boekema
Supramolecular organization of photosystem I and light-harvesting complex I in Chlamydomonas reinhardtii
FEBS Lett. 525, 2002, p. 121-125 [pdf]

J.L. Herek, W. Wohlleben, R.J. Cogdell, D. Zeidler, M. Motzkus
Quantum control of energy flow in light harvesting
Nature 417, 2002, p. 533-535

J.A. Ihalainen, P.E. Jensen, A. Haldrup, I.H.M. van Stokkum, R. van Grondelle, H.V. Scheller, J.P. Dekker
Pigment organization and energy transfer dynamics in isolated Photosystem I (PSI) complexes from Arabidopsis thaliana depleted of the PSI-G, PSI-K, PSI-L, or PSI-N subunit
Biophys. J. 83, 2002, p. 2190-2201 [pdf]

R.S. Knox, H. van Amerongen
Refractive index dependence of the Förster resonance excitation transfer rate
J. Phys. Chem. B 106, 2002, p. 5289-5293 [pdf]

S.S. Lampoura, V. Barzda, G.M. Owen, A.J. Hoff, H. van Amerongen
Aggregation of LHCII leads to a redistribution of the triplets over the central xanthophylls in LHCII
Biochemistry 41, 2002, p. 9139 -9144 [pdf]

D.S. Larsen
A small volume, rapid translation cryostat insert constructed from commercial components for the detection of ultrafast optical signals
Rev. Sci. Instr. 73, 2002, p. 1325-1328 [pdf] 

V. Novoderezhkin, R. van Grondelle
Exciton-vibrational relaxation and transient absorption dynamics in LH1 of Rhodopseudomonas viridis: A Redfield theory approach
J. Phys. Chem. B 106, 2002, p. 6025-6037 [pdf] 

M.A. Palacios, F.L. de Weerd, J.A. Ihalainen, R. van Grondelle, H. van Amerongen
Superradiance and exciton (de)localization in light-harvesting complex II from green plants?
J. Phys. Chem. B 106, 2002, p. 5782-5787 [pdf]

A. Pandit, H. Ma, I.H.M. van Stokkum, M. Gruebele, R. van Grondelle
Time-resolved dissociation of the light-harvesting 1 complex of Rhodospirillum rubrum, studied by infrared laser temperature jump
Biochemistry 41, 2002, p. 15115-15120[pdf]    

E. Papagiannakis, J.T.M. Kennis, I.H.M. van Stokkum, R.J. Cogdell, R. van Grondelle
An alternative carotenoid-to-bacteriochlorophyll energy transfer pathway in photosynthetic light harvesting
Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 99, 2002, p. 6017-6022  [pdf]    

F.L. de Weerd, I.H.M. van Stokkum, H. van Amerongen, J.P. Dekker, R. van Grondelle
Pathways for energy transfer in the core light-harvesting complexes CP43 and CP47 of photosystem II
Biophys. J. 82, 2002, p. 1586-1597  [pdf]

F.L. de Weerd, I.H.M. van Stokkum, R. van Grondelle
Subpicosecond dynamics in the excited state absorption of all-trans beta-carotene
Chem. Phys. Lett. 354, 2002, p. 38-43 [pdf] 

F.L. de Weerd, M.A. Palacios, E.G. Andrizhiyevskaya, J.P. Dekker, R. van Grondelle
Identifying the lowest electronic states of the chlorophylls in the CP47 core antenna protein of photosystem II
Biochemistry 41, 2002, p. 15224-15233 [pdf]

M. Wendling, K. Lapouge, F. van Mourik, V. Novoderezhkin, B. Robert, R. van Grondelle
Steady-state spectroscopy of zinc-bacteriopheophytin containing LH1 - an in vitro and in silico study
Chem. Phys. 275, 2002, p. 31-45 [pdf]

M. Wendling, M.A. Przyjalgowski, D. Gülen, S.I.E. Vulto, T.J. Aartsma, R. van Grondelle, H. van Amerongen
The quantitative relationship between structure and polarized spectroscopy in the FMO complex of Prosthecochloris aestuarii: refining experiments and simulations
Photosynth. Res. 71, 2002, p. 99-123 [pdf]