Laboratory of Bioenergetics,
Metalloproteins and Stress


Mikalčiūtė, Austėja, Andrius Gelzinis, Mindaugas Mačernis, Claudia Büchel, Bruno Robert, Leonas Valkunas, and Jevgenij Chmeliov. 2022. “Structure-Based Model of Fucoxanthin–Chlorophyll Protein Complex: Calculations of Chlorophyll Electronic Couplings.” The Journal of Chemical Physics 156 (23): 234101.
Miller, Neil T., Ghada Ajlani, and Robert L. Burnap. 2022. “Cyclic Electron Flow-Coupled Proton Pumping in Synechocystis Sp. PCC6803 Is Dependent upon NADPH Oxidation by the Soluble Isoform of Ferredoxin:NADP-Oxidoreductase.” Microorganisms 10 (5): 855.
“Kaleidoscope of Photosynthetic Antenna Proteins and Their Emerging Roles | Plant Physiology | Oxford Academic.” 2022. April 21, 2022.
Macernis, Mindaugas, Simona Streckaite, Radek Litvin, Andrew A. Pascal, Manuel J. Llansola-Portoles, Bruno Robert, and Leonas Valkunas. 2022. “Electronic and Vibrational Properties of Allene Carotenoids.” The Journal of Physical Chemistry A, February.
Llansola-Portoles, Manuel J., Andrew A. Pascal, and Bruno Robert. 2022. “Chapter Four - Resonance Raman: A Powerful Tool to Interrogate Carotenoids in Biological Matrices.” In Methods in Enzymology, edited by Eleanore T. Wurtzel, 674:113–35. Carotenoids: Biological Functions of Carotenoids and Apocarotenoids in Natural and Artificial Systems. Academic Press.
Baccile, Niki, Chloé Seyrig, Alexandre Poirier, Silvia Alonso-de Castro, Sophie L. K. W. Roelants, and Stéphane Abel. 2021. “Self-Assembly, Interfacial Properties, Interactions with Macromolecules and Molecular Modelling and Simulation of Microbial Bio-Based Amphiphiles (Biosurfactants). A Tutorial Review.” Green Chemistry 23 (11): 3842–3944.
Ara, Anjue Mane, Mohammad Kawsar Ahmed, Sandrine D’Haene, Henny van Roon, Cristian Ilioaia, Rienk van Grondelle, and Md Wahadoszamen. 2021. “Absence of Far Red Emission Band in Aggregated Core Antenna Complexes.” Biophysical Journal, March.
Quaranta, Annamaria, Anja Krieger-Liszkay, Andrew A. Pascal, François Perreau, Bruno Robert, Mikas Vengris, and Manuel J. Llansola-Portoles. 2021. “Singlet Fission in Naturally-Organized Carotenoid Molecules.” Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics: PCCP, February.
Streckaité, Simona, Manuel J. Llansola-Portoles, Andrew A. Pascal, Cristian Ilioaia, Andrew Gall, Soichiro Seki, Ritsuko Fujii, and Bruno Robert. 2021. “Pigment Structure in the Light-Harvesting Protein of the Siphonous Green Alga Codium Fragile.” Biochimica Et Biophysica Acta. Bioenergetics 1862 (5): 148384.
Abel, Stéphane, Massimo Marchi, Justine Solier, Stéphanie Finet, Karl Brillet, and Françoise Bonneté. 2021. “Structural Insights into the Membrane Receptor ShuA in DDM Micelles and in a Model of Gram-Negative Bacteria Outer Membrane as Seen by SAXS and MD Simulations.” Biochimica Et Biophysica Acta. Biomembranes 1863 (2): 183504.
Li, Fei, Cheng Liu, Simona Streckaite, Chunhong Yang, Pengqi Xu, Manuel J. Llansola-Portoles, Cristian Ilioaia, Andrew A. Pascal, Roberta Croce, and Bruno Robert. 2021. “A New, Unquenched Intermediate of LHCII.” The Journal of Biological Chemistry, January, 100322.
Gelzinis, Andrius, Ramūnas Augulis, Claudia Büchel, Bruno Robert, and Leonas Valkunas. 2021. “Confronting FCP Structure with Ultrafast Spectroscopy Data: Evidence for Structural Variations.” Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics 23 (2): 806–21.
Abel, Stéphane, and Massimo Marchi. 2020. “Deciphering the Structure of the Gramicidin A Channel in the Presence of AOT Reverse Micelles in Pentane Using Molecular Dynamics Simulations.” The Journal of Physical Chemistry B 124 (52): 11802–18.
Burton, Mark J., Joel Cresser-Brown, Morgan Thomas, Nicola Portolano, Jaswir Basran, Samuel L. Freeman, Hanna Kwon, et al. 2020. “Discovery of a Heme-Binding Domain in a Neuronal Voltage-Gated Potassium Channel.” The Journal of Biological Chemistry 295 (38): 13277–86.
Streckaite, Simona, Mindaugas Macernis, Fei Li, Eliska Kuthanova Trskova, Radek Litvin, Chunhong Yang, Andrew A. Pascal, Leonas Valkunas, Bruno Robert, and Manuel J. Llansola-Portoles. 2020. “Modeling Dynamic Conformations of Organic Molecules: Alkyne Carotenoids in Solution.” Journal of Physical Chemistry A 124 (14): 2792–2801.
Katava, M., M. Marchi, D. Madern, M. Sztucki, M. Maccarini, and F. Sterpone. 2020. “Temperature Unmasks Allosteric Propensity in a Thermophilic Malate Dehydrogenase via Dewetting and Collapse.” The Journal of Physical Chemistry B 124 (6): 1001–8.
Chenebault, Célia, Encarnación Diaz-Santos, Xavier Kammerscheit, Sigrid Görgen, Cristian Ilioaia, Simona Streckaite, Andrew Gall, et al. 2020. “A Genetic Toolbox for the New Model Cyanobacterium Cyanothece PCC 7425: A Case Study for the Photosynthetic Production of Limonene.” Frontiers in Microbiology 11: 586601.
Andersen, Trine B., Briardo Llorente, Luca Morelli, Salvador Torres‐Montilla, Guillermo Bordanaba‐Florit, Fausto A. Espinosa, M. Rosa Rodriguez‐Goberna, et al. 2020. “An Engineered Extraplastidial Pathway for Carotenoid Biofortification of Leaves.” Plant Biotechnology Journal.
Llansola-Portoles, Manuel J., Fei Li, Pengqi Xu, Simona Streckaite, Cristian Ilioaia, Chunhong Yang, Andrew Gall, Andrew A. Pascal, Roberta Croce, and Bruno Robert. 2020. “Tuning Antenna Function through Hydrogen Bonds to Chlorophyll a.” Biochimica Et Biophysica Acta. Bioenergetics 1861 (4): 148078.
Qiu, Xue, Olivier Guittet, Carlos Mingoes, Nadine El Banna, Meng-Er Huang, Michel Lepoivre, and Niko Hildebrandt. 2019. “Quantification of Cellular Deoxyribonucleoside Triphosphates by Rolling Circle Amplification and Förster Resonance Energy Transfer.” Analytical Chemistry 91 (22): 14561–68.
Aukauloo, Ally, Philipp Gotico, Dooshaye Moonshiram, Cunming Liu, Xiaoyi Zhang, Régis Guillot, Zakaria Halime, Annamaria Quaranta, and Winfried Leibl. 2019. “Spectroscopic Characterization of Bio-Inspired Ni-Based Proton Reduction Catalyst Bearing Pentadentate N2S3 Ligand with Improved Photocatalytic Activity.” Chemistry (Weinheim an Der Bergstrasse, Germany) 26 (13): 2859–68.
Gelzinis, Andrius, Ramanas Augulis, Vytautas Butkus, Bruno Robert, and Leonas Valkunas. 2019. “Two-Dimensional Spectroscopy for Non-Specialists.” Biochimica Et Biophysica Acta-Bioenergetics 1860 (4): 271–85.
Cabrie, Aimeric, Olivier Guittet, Richard Tomasini, Philippe Vincendeau, and Michel Lepoivre. 2019. “Crosstalk between TAp73 and TGF-Beta in Fibroblast Regulates INOS Expression and Nrf2-Dependent Gene Transcription.” Free Radical Biology and Medicine 134 (April): 617–29.
Tejeda-Ferrari, Marely E., Chelsea L. Brown, Gabriela C. C. C. Coutinho, Ghabriel A. Gomes de Sa, Julio L. Palma, Manuel J. Llansola-Portoles, Gerdenis Kodis, et al. 2019. “Electronic Structure and Triplet-Triplet Energy Transfer in Artificial Photosynthetic Antennas.” Photochemistry and Photobiology 95 (1): 211–19.
Arteni, Ana-Andreea, Amy M. LaFountain, Maxime T. A. Alexandre, Mathias Fradot, Maria M. Mendes-Pinto, José-Alain Sahel, Serge Picaud, Harry A. Frank, Bruno Robert, and Andrew A. Pascal. 2019. “Carotenoid Composition and Conformation in Retinal Oil Droplets of the Domestic Chicken.” PloS One 14 (5): e0217418.
Koepf, Matthieu, Anne-Lucie Teillout, and Manuel J. Llansola-Portoles. 2019. “Artificial Photosynthesis: An Approach for a Sustainable Future.” In Handbook of Ecomaterials, edited by Leticia Myriam Torres Martínez, Oxana Vasilievna Kharissova, and Boris Ildusovich Kharisov, 1909–33. Cham: Springer International Publishing.
Benihoud, Karim, Sophie Dupre, Olivier Guittet, and Herve Le Stunff. 2018. “Hepatocarcinoma - Why ferment when you can breathe?” M S-Medecine Sciences 34 (12): 1107–1107.
Streckaite, Simona, Zdenko Gardian, Fei Li, Andrew A. Pascal, Radek Litvin, Bruno Robert, and Manuel J. Llansola-Portoles. 2018. “Pigment Configuration in the Light-Harvesting Protein of the Xanthophyte Alga Xanthonema Debile.” Photosynthesis Research 138 (2): 139–48.
Petit, Ivan, Gustavo D. Belletti, Theau Debroise, Manuel J. Llansola-Portoles, Ivan T. Lucas, Cesar Leroy, Christian Bonhomme, et al. 2018. “Vibrational Signatures of Calcium Oxalate Polyhydrates.” Chemistryselect 3 (31): 8801–12.
Liang, Xujun, Chuling Guo, Shasha Liu, Zhi Dang, Yanfu Wei, Xiaoyun Yi, and Stéphane Abel. 2018. “Cosolubilization of Phenanthrene and Pyrene in Surfactant Micelles: Experimental and Atomistic Simulations Studies.” Journal of Molecular Liquids 263 (August): 1–9.
Sonani, Ravi R., Alastair Gardiner, Rajesh P. Rastogi, Richard Cogdell, Bruno Robert, and Datta Madamwar. 2018. “Site, Trigger, Quenching Mechanism and Recovery of Non-Photochemical Quenching in Cyanobacteria: Recent Updates.” Photosynthesis Research 137 (2): 171–80.
Sonani, Ravi R., Alastair Gardiner, Rajesh P. Rastogi, Richard Cogdell, Bruno Robert, and Datta Madamwar. 2018. “Correction to: Site, Trigger, Quenching Mechanism and Recovery of Non-Photochemical Quenching in Cyanobacteria: Recent Updates.” Photosynthesis Research 137 (2): 181–82.
Shukla, Mahendra Kumar, Manuel J. Llansola-Portoles, Martin Tichý, Andrew A. Pascal, Bruno Robert, and Roman Sobotka. 2018. “Binding of Pigments to the Cyanobacterial High-Light-Inducible Protein HliC.” Photosynthesis Research 137 (1): 29–39.
Keirsse-Haquin, Julie, Thierry Picaud, Luc Bordes, Adrienne Gomez de Gracia, and Alain Desbois. 2018. “Modulation of the Flavin-Protein Interactions in NADH Peroxidase and Mercuric Ion Reductase: A Resonance Raman Study.” European Biophysics Journal: EBJ 47 (3): 205–23.
Ranjbar Choubeh, Reza, Ravi R. Sonani, Datta Madamwar, Paul C. Struik, Arjen N. Bader, Bruno Robert, and Herbert van Amerongen. 2018. “Picosecond Excitation Energy Transfer of Allophycocyanin Studied in Solution and in Crystals.” Photosynthesis Research 135 (1): 79–86.
Acuña, Alonso M., Claire Lemaire, Rienk van Grondelle, Bruno Robert, and Ivo H. M. van Stokkum. 2018. “Energy Transfer and Trapping in Synechococcus WH 7803.” Photosynthesis Research 135 (1–3): 115–24.
Ilioaia, Cristian, Tjaart P. J. Krüger, Oana Ilioaia, Bruno Robert, Rienk van Grondelle, and Andrew Gall. 2018. “Apoprotein Heterogeneity Increases Spectral Disorder and a Step-Wise Modification of the B850 Fluorescence Peak Position.” Biochimica Et Biophysica Acta. Bioenergetics 1859 (2): 137–44.
Llansola-Portoles, M. J., K. Redeckas, S. Streckaité, C. Ilioaia, A. A. Pascal, A. Telfer, M. Vengris, L. Valkunas, and B. Robert. 2018. “Lycopene Crystalloids Exhibit Singlet Exciton Fission in Tomatoes.” Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics 20 (13): 8640–46.
Feilke, Kathleen, Ghada Ajlani, and Anja Krieger-Liszkay. 2017. “Correction to ‘Overexpression of Plastid Terminal Oxidase in Synechocystis Sp. PCC 6803 Alters Cellular Redox State.’” Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 372 (1736): 20170277.
Djebaili, Takieddine, Stéphane Abel, Massimo Marchi, and Johannes Richardi. 2017. “Influence of Force-Field Parameters on the Atomistic Simulations of Metallic Surfaces and Nanoparticles.” The Journal of Physical Chemistry C 121 (49): 27758–65.
Llansola-Portoles, Manuel J., Andrew A. Pascal, and Bruno Robert. 2017. “Electronic and Vibrational Properties of Carotenoids: From in Vitro to in Vivo.” Journal of the Royal Society, Interface 14 (135): 20170504.
Sokolova, Svetlana, Camille Lamy, Jérémy Peixoto, and Michel Lepoivre. 2017. “[The loss of SCRIB ignites the macrophages].” Medecine Sciences: M/S 33 (10): 849–51.
Feilke, Kathleen, Ghada Ajlani, and Anja Krieger-Liszkay. 2017. “Overexpression of Plastid Terminal Oxidase in Synechocystis Sp. PCC 6803 Alters Cellular Redox State.” Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series B, Biological Sciences 372 (1730).
Folpini, Giulia, Torsten Siebert, Michael Woerner, Stephane Abel, Damien Laage, and Thomas Elsaesser. 2017. “Water Librations in the Hydration Shell of Phospholipids.” The Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters 8 (18): 4492–97.
Llansola-Portoles, Manuel J., Radek Litvin, Cristian Ilioaia, Andrew A. Pascal, David Bina, and Bruno Robert. 2017. “Pigment Structure in the Violaxanthin-Chlorophyll-a-Binding Protein VCP.” Photosynthesis Research 134 (1): 51–58.
Ho, Junming, Elizabeth Kish, Dalvin D. Méndez-Hernández, Katherine WongCarter, Smitha Pillai, Gerdenis Kodis, Jens Niklas, et al. 2017. “Triplet-Triplet Energy Transfer in Artificial and Natural Photosynthetic Antennas.” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 114 (28): E5513–21.
Ma, Fei, Long-Jiang Yu, Manuel J. Llansola-Portoles, Bruno Robert, Zheng-Yu Wang-Otomo, and Rienk van Grondelle. 2017. “Metal Cations Induced Αβ-BChl a Heterogeneity in LH1 as Revealed by Temperature-Dependent Fluorescence Splitting.” Chemphyschem: A European Journal of Chemical Physics and Physical Chemistry 18 (16): 2295–2301.
Peuchant, Evelyne, Marie-Lise Bats, Isabelle Moranvillier, Michel Lepoivre, Jérôme Guitton, Dominique Wendum, Marie-Lise Lacombe, François Moreau-Gaudry, Mathieu Boissan, and Sandrine Dabernat. 2017. “Metastasis Suppressor NM23 Limits Oxidative Stress in Mammals by Preventing Activation of Stress-Activated Protein Kinases/JNKs through Its Nucleoside Diphosphate Kinase Activity.” FASEB Journal: Official Publication of the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology 31 (4): 1531–46.
Llansola-Portoles, Manuel J., Roman Sobotka, Elizabeth Kish, Mahendra Kumar Shukla, Andrew A. Pascal, Tomáš Polívka, and Bruno Robert. 2017. “Twisting a β-Carotene, an Adaptive Trick from Nature for Dissipating Energy during Photoprotection.” Journal of Biological Chemistry 292 (4): 1396–1403.
Karakas, Esra, Cyntia Taveneau, Stéphane Bressanelli, Massimo Marchi, Bruno Robert, and Stéphane Abel. 2017. “Derivation of Original RESP Atomic Partial Charges for MD Simulations of the LDAO Surfactant with AMBER: Applications to a Model of Micelle and a Fragment of the Lipid Kinase PI4KA.” Journal of Biomolecular Structure and Dynamics 35 (1): 159–81.
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