Publications 1998

Dissertations 1998

René Monshouwer
The nature and dynamics of excitations in photosynthetic light-harvesting
PhD Advisor prof. dr. R. van Grondelle
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, 30 March 1998, PhD Thesis

Erwin J.G. Peterman
Chlorophylls and carotenoids in oxygenic photosynthesis
Light absorption, excitation transfer, fluorescence, and triplet quenching
PhD Advisors prof. dr. R. van Grondelle and dr. H. van Amerongen
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, 5 February 1998, PhD Thesis

 

Publications 1998

H. van Amerongen, M. Kooijman, M. Bloemendal
Transient electric birefringence in the study of intermediate filament assembly
Subcellular Biochemistry 31: Intermediate Filaments (Herrmann and Harris, eds.), Plenum Press, New York, 1998, p. 399-421

V. Barzda, E.J.G. Peterman, R. van Grondelle, H. van Amerongen
The influence of aggregation on triplet formation in light-harvesting chlorophyll a/b pigment-protein complex II of green plants
Biochemistry 37, 1998, p. 546-551 [pdf]

V. Barzda, M. Vengris, F. Calkoen, R. van Grondelle, H. van Amerongen
Reversible light-induced fluorescence quenching - an inherent property of LHCII
Photosynthesis: Mechanisms and Effects (G. Garab, ed.), Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, 1998, p. 337-340

E.J. Boekema, H. van Roon, J.P. Dekker
Specific association of photosystem II and light-harvesting complex II in partially solubilized photosystem II membranes
FEBS Lett. 424, 1998, p. 95-99 [pdf]

E.J. Boekema, H. van Roon, J.P. Dekker
Refined analysis of supercomplexes of photosystem II and LHCII of grana membranes from spinach
Photosynthesis: Mechanisms and Effects (G. Garab, ed.), Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, 1998, p. 305-308

M.E. van Brederode, J. Ridge, I.H.M. van Stokkum, F. van Mourik, M.R. Jones, R. van Grondelle
On the efficiency of energy transfer and the different pathways of electron transfer in mutant reaction centers of Rhodobacter sphaeroides
Photosynth. Res. 55, 1998, p. 141-146 [pdf]

R. Cordfunke, R. Kort, A. Pierik, B. Gobets, G.-J. Koomen, J.W. Verhoeven, K. Hellingwerf
Trans/cis (Z/E) photoisomerization of the chromophore of the photoactive yellow protein is not a prerequisite for the initiation of the photocycle of this photoreceptor protein
Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 95, 1998, p. 7396-7401 [pdf]

J.P. Dekker, H. van Roon, E.J. Boekema
Structural characterization of megacomplexes of photosystem II and LHCII of grana membranes from spinach
Photosynthesis: Mechanisms and Effects (G. Garab, ed.), Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, 1998, p. 301-304

R.N. Frese, B. Gobets, I.H.M. van Stokkum, R. van Grondelle, F. van Mourik
Dielectric relaxation on a picosecond time-scale at 77 K. A fluorescence study on the LH2 B800-820 complex of Rps. Acidophila
Photosynthesis: Mechanisms and Effects (G. Garab, ed.), Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, 1998, p. 41-44

B. Gobets, J.P. Dekker, R. van Grondelle
Transfer-to-the-trap limited model of energy transfer in photosystem 1
Photosynthesis: Mechanisms and Effects (G. Garab, ed.), Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, 1998, p. 503-508

B. Gobets, I.H.M. van Stokkum, F. van Mourik, M. Rögner, J. Kruip, J.P. Dekker, R. van Grondelle
Time-resolved fluorescence measurements of photosystem 1 from Synechocystis PCC 6803
Photosynthesis: Mechanisms and Effects (G. Garab, ed.), Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, 1998, p. 571-574

C.C. Gradinaru, S. Özdemir, D. Gülen, I.H.M. van Stokkum, R. van Grondelle, H. van Amerongen
The flow of excitation in LHCII monomers. Implications for the structural model of the major plant antenna
Biophys. J. 75, 1998, p. 3064-3077 [pdf]

C.C. Gradinaru, A.A. Pascal, F. van Mourik, B. Robert, P. Horton, R. van Grondelle, H. van Amerongen
Ultrafast evolution of the excited states in the minor chlorophyll a/b complex CP29 from green plants studied by energy-selective pump-probe spectroscopy
Biochemistry 37, 1998, p. 1143-1149 [pdf]

C.C. Gradinaru, I.H.M. van Stokkum, R. van Grondelle, H. van Amerongen
Ultrafast absorption changes of the LHCII carotenoids upon selective excitation of the chlorophylls
Photosynthesis: Mechanisms and Effects (G. Garab, ed.), Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, 1998, p. 277-281

E.E. Gussakovsky, V. Barzda, H. van Amerongen, R. van Grondelle, Y. Shahak
Circular polarization of luminescence correlates with circular dichroism at varied structural organization of grana in pea chloroplasts
Photosynthesis: Mechanisms and Effects (G. Garab, ed.), Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, 1998, p. 317-320

F.T.H. den Hartog, F. Vacha, A.J. Lock, J. Barber, J.P. Dekker, S. Völker
Comparison of the excited-state dynamics of five- and six-chlorophyll photosystem II reaction center complexes
J. Phys. Chem. B 102, 1998, p. 9174-9180 [pdf]

F.T.H. den Hartog, J.P. Dekker, R. van Grondelle, S. Völker
Spectral distributions of "trap"-pigments in the RC-, CP47- and CP47-RC complexes of photosystem II at low temperature. A fluorescence line-narrowing and hole-burning study
J. Phys. Chem. B 102, 1998, p. 11007-11016 [pdf]

F.J. Kleima, S. Hobe, F. Calkoen, M.L. Urbanus E.J.G. Peterman, R. Grondelle, H. Paulsen, H. van Amerongen
Spectroscopic characterization of reconstituted LHCII which contains mainly chlorophyll b and xanthophylls
Photosynthesis: Mechanisms and Effects (G. Garab, ed.), Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, 1998, p. 259-264

F.J. Kleima, E. Hofmann, B. Gobets, I.H.M. van Stokkum, R. van Grondelle, H. van Amerongen
Peridinin chlorophyll protein: structure and dynamics related
Photosynthesis: Mechanisms and Effects (G. Garab, ed.), Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, 1998, p. 441-444

M.H.C. Koolhaas, R.N. Frese, G.J.S. Fowler, T.S. Bibby, S. Georgakopoulou, G. van der Zwan, C.N. Hunter, R. van Grondelle
Identification of the upper exciton component of the B850 bacteriochlorophylls of the LH2 antenna complex, using a B800-free mutant of Rhodobacter sphaeroides
Biochemistry 37, 1998, p. 4693-4698 [pdf]

P. Manna, R. LoBrutto, C. Eijckelhoff, J.P. Dekker, W. Vermaas
Role of Arg180 of the D2 protein in photosystem II structure and function
Eur. J. Biochem. 251, 1998, p. 142-154 [pdf]

R. Monshouwer, A. Baltuska, F. van Mourik, R. van Grondelle
Time-resolved absorption difference spectroscopy of the LH-1 antenna of Rhodopseudomonas viridis
J. Phys. Chem. A 102, 1998, p. 4360-4371 [pdf]

L.-O. Pålsson, C. Flemming, B. Gobets, R. van Grondelle, J.P. Dekker, E. Schlodder
Energy transfer and charge separation in photosystem I. P700 oxidation upon selective excitation of the long-wavelength antenna chlorophylls of Synechococcus elongatus
Biophys. J. 74, 1998, p. 2611-2622 [pdf]

E.J.G. Peterman, H. van Amerongen, R. van Grondelle, J.P. Dekker
The nature of the excited state of the reaction center of photosystem II of green plants. A high-resolution fluorescence spectroscopy study
Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 95, 1998, p. 6128-6133 [pdf]

E.J.G. Peterman, S.-O. Wenk, T. Pullerits, L.-O. Pålsson, R. van Grondelle, J.P. Dekker, M. Rögner, H. van Amerongen
Fluorescence and absorption spectroscopy of the weakly fluorescing chlorophyll a in cytochrome b6f of Synechocystis PCC 6803
Biophys. J. 75, 1998, p. 389-398 [pdf]

J.M. Salverda, F. van Mourik, I.H.M. van Stokkum, M. Wendling, R. van Grondelle
Polarized and colored photon echo measurements on the LH2 antenna of Rps. acidophila and Rs. molischianum
Photosynthesis: Mechanisms and Effects (G. Garab, ed.), Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, 1998, p. 45-48

O.J.G. Somsen, V. Chernyak, R.N. Frese, R. van Grondelle, S. Mukamel
Excitonic interactions and Stark spectroscopy of light-harvesting systems
J. Phys. Chem. B 102, 1998, p. 8893-8908 [pdf]

S.I.E. Vulto, M.A. de Baat, R.J.W. Louwe, H.P. Permentier, T. Neef, M. Miller, H. van Amerongen, T.J. Aartsma
Exciton simulations of optical spectra of the FMO complex from the green sulfur bacterium Chlorobium tepidum at 6 K
J. Phys. Chem. B 102, 1998, p. 9577-9582 [pdf]

M. Wendling, F. van Mourik, I.H.M. van Stokkum, J.M. Salverda, H. Michel, R. van Grondelle
Low-intensity pump-probe measurements on the B800 band of Rhodospirillim molischianum
Photosynthesis: Mechanisms and Effects (G. Garab, ed.), Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, 1998, p. 49-52

S-O. Wenk, E. Boronowsky, E.J.G. Peterman, C. Jaeger, H. van Amerongen, J.P. Dekker, M. Rögner
Isolation and characterization of the cytochrome b6f complex from the cyanobacterium Synechocystis PCC 6803
Photosynthesis: Mechanisms and Effects (G. Garab, ed.), Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, 1998, p. 1537-1540

W.H.J. Westerhuis, M. Vos, R. van Grondelle, J. Amesz, R.A. Niederman
Altered organization of light-hatvesting complexes in phospholipid-enriched Rhodobacter sphaeroides chromatophores as determined by fluorescence yield and singlet-singlet annihilation measurements
Biochim. Biophys. Acta 1366, 1998, p. 317-329 [pdf]