Abstracts

Correlations and delocalization in excitonic model

Darius Abramavicius, Olga Rancova

Energy Transfer and Trapping in Synechococcus WH 7803

Alonso M. Acuña, Claire Lemaire, Rienk van Grondelle, Bruno Robert, Ivo H.M. van Stokkum

Deciphering the remarkable functionalities of the phycobilisome

Noam Adir, Dvir Harris, Ofir Tal, Shira Bar Zvi, Avital Lahav, Liron David, Roy Ben Harosh, Denis Jallet, Adjélé Wilson, Diana Kirilovsky, Robert Blankenship, Ido Eisenberg, Nir Keren, Yossi Paltiel, Collins Nganou

Theory of hole-burning spectra of pigment-protein complexes

Julian Adolphs, Thomas Renger

Direct measurement of vibrational modes in LHCII trimers using femtosecond stimulated Raman spectroscopy

Juan Manuel Artés, Yusaku Hontani, Janneke Ravensbergen, John Kennis, Rienk van Grondelle

Protein and lipid dynamics in photosynthetic thylakoid membranes probed by in-situ solid-state NMR

Fatameh Azadi Chegeni, Karthick Babu Sai Sankar Gupta, Giorgio Perin, Diana Simionato, Tomas Morosinotto, Anjali Pandit

Insight into the alteration of light harvesting antenae in thylakoids by the fluctuating antenna model

Tomas Babelis, Gediminas Trinkunas

Vibrational model of carotenoids based on explicit treatment of high-frequency carbon-carbon stretching modes

Vytautas Balevičius Jr., Jürgen Hauer, Darius Abramavicius

Ultrastructure of light-harvesting compexes determined with second- and third-harmonic Stokes-Mueller polarimetric microscopy

Virginijus Barzda, Danielle Tokarz, Gang Zheng, Richard Cisek

A comparative analysis of Photosynthetic Light use efficiency Regulation Mechanisms from unicellular algae to higher plants through mosses

Roberto Bassi, Alberta Pinnola, Stefano Cazzaniga, Matteo Ballottari, Luca Dall’Osto

High light grown Chromera velia displays similar physiological response to lincomycin-treated plants

Erica Belgio, Eliška Trsková, Eva Kotabová, Ondřej Prášil and Radek Kaňa

Excitation energy transfer dynamics in a red-shifted chlorophyll-a light harvesting complex from eustigmatophytes

David Bína, Milan Durchan, Valentyna Kuznetsova, Tomáš Polívka, Radek Litvín

Evidence for a cysteine-mediated mechanism of excitation energy regulation in the FMO antenna complex

Robert E. Blankenship, Gregory S. Orf, Rafael G. Saer, Dariusz M. Niedzwiedzki, Hao Zhang, Chelsea L. McIntosh, Jason W. Schultz, Liviu M. Mirica

Development and Dynamics of the Photosynthetic Apparatus in Rhodobacter sphaeroides

Geoffrey Chan, Robert A. Niederman

An investigation of chlorophyll f-binding to peptide ligands

Min Chen, Miguel Hernandez-Prieto, Roger Hiller

Temperature-Dependent Fluorescence Measurements in LHCII Aggregates Reveal the Nature of Self-Regulation in Light-Harvesting Antenna

J. Chmeliov, A. Gelzinis, E. Songaila, R. Augulis, C.D.P. Duffy, A.V. Ruban, L. Valkunas

Highly-efficient NPQ protects both Photosystems in the alga Nannochloropsis gaditana

Volha Chukhutsina, Rikard Fristedt, Tomas Morosinotto, Roberta Croce

Disentangling protein and lipid interactions that control a molecular switch in photosynthetic light harvesting

Emanuela Crisafi, Anjali Pandit

Biochemical and spectroscopic analysis of photosynthetic complexes from Gemmatimonas phototrophica

Marko Dachev, Roman Sobotka, David Kaftan, Peter Koník, Václav Šlouf, Zdeno Gardian, David Bína, Michal Koblížek

Extension of Light-Harvesting Ability of LH2 through Ultrafast Energy Transfer from Covalently Attached Fluorophores

Takehisa Dewa, Yusuke Yoneda, Naoto Mizutani, Daiki Mori, Tomoyasu Noji, Masaharu Kondo, Hiroshi Miyasaka, Shigeru Itoh, Yutaka Nagasawa

LHCSR1 induces a fast and reversible pH-dependent fluorescence quenching in LHCII in Chlamydomonas reinhardtii cells

Emine Dinc, Lijin Tian, Laura M. Roy, Robyn Roth, Ursula Goodenough, Roberta Croce

Study of excited-state kinetics of photosystem I and II in intact spinach leaves by picosecond fluorescence lifetime measurements

Shazia Farooq, Herbert van Amerongen

Dark States in the Light-Harvesting complex 2 Revealed by Two-dimensional Electronic Spectroscopy

Marco Ferretti, Ruud Hendrikx, Elisabet Romero, June Southall, Richard J. Cogdell, Vladimir I. Novoderezhkin, Gregory D. Scholes, Rienk van Grondelle

Two Dimensional Electronic-Vibrational Spectroscopy of LHCII Energy Flow and Initial Membrane Scale Simulations

Graham R. Fleming, Nicholas H. C. Lewis, Natalie L. Gruenke, Thomas A. A. Oliver, Matteo Ballottari, Roberto Bassi

A quantitative model of the energy transfer in LHCII

Kieran Fox, Chris Duffy

The Quest for Photosynthetic Excitons: My Pilgrimage

Arvi Freiberg

Pump-Dump-Probe Spectroscopy of Fuxocanthin in Solution and in FCP Complex

Marcel Fuciman, Robert West, Valentyna Kuznetsova, Tomáš Polívka

Involvement of the Lhcx protein Fcp6 of the diatom Cyclotella meneghiniana in the macro-organization and structural flexibility of thylakoid membranes

Artur Ghazaryan, Parveen Akhtar, Győző Garab, Petar H. Lambrev, Claudia Büchel, Supporting Author(s)

Investigating the photosynthetic antenna during super-excess energy dissipation in the diatom Phaeodactylum tricornutum

Vasco Giovagnetti, Alexander V. Ruban

High-resolution Molecular Structures Illuminate the Evolution of a Novel Light-harvesting Antenna

Beverley Green, Chang Ying Teng , Stephen Harrop, Krystyna Wilk, Naoko Onodera, Kerstin Hoef-Emden, Roger Hiller, John Archibald, Gregory Scholes, Paul Curmi

Controlling light harvesting with light

Michal Gwizdala, Diana Kirilovsky, Rienk van Grondelle, Tjaart P.J. Krüger

Adaptation of green sulfur bacteria to limited-light conditions by transcriptional regulation of two C3-vinyl hydratase genes, bchF and bchV

Jiro Harada, Misato Teramura, Tadashi Mizoguchi, Yusuke Tsukatani, Ken Yamamoto, Hitoshi Tamiaki

Harnessing photosynthesis for solar energy conversion

Dvir Harris, Volker Hartmann, Adrian Ruff, Marc M. Nowaczyk, Wolfgang Schuhmann, Matthias Rögner, Noam Adir

The intrinsically disordered N-terminus of the Antenna Protein CP29 from plant photosynthesis

Maryam Hashemi Shabestari, Cor J.A.M. Wolfs, Ruud B. Spruijt, Herbert van Amerongen, Martina Huber

Vibronic coupling explains the ultrafast carotenoid-to-bacteriochlorophyll energy transfer rate

Jürgen Hauer, Václav Perlík, Joachim Seibt, Tomáš Mancal, František Šanda, Richard J. Cogdell

Ultra-fast dissipation of excess excitation energy by multiple pathways in dry mosses and lichens with algal/cyanobacterial symbionts

Shigeru Itoh, Masayuki Komura, Hisanori Yamakawa, Urlich Heber, Tomoki Sato, Ikuko Iwasaki

Acclimation response of photosynthetic apparatus of Norway spruce to different growth light intensity

Václav Karlický, Irena Kurasová, Zuzana Materová, Karolína Kotalová, Michal Štroc, Vladimír Špunda

Characterization of the LH complexes from a new thermophilic purple bacterium Allochromatium tepidum

T. Kawakami, N. Nakamura, Y. Kimura, K. Okazaki, A. Ohkoshi, M. T. Madigan, Z.-Y. Wang-Otomo

Evolution and Structural and Functional Modularity of the Cyanobacterial Orange Carotenoid Protein

Cheryl A. Kerfeld

Efficient light-harvesting using non-carbonyl carotenoids: Energy transfer dynamics in the VCP complex from Nannochloropsis oceanica

Gürkan Kesan, Radek Litvín, David Bína, Milan Durchan, Václav Šlouf, Tomáš Polívka

LHCSR3-dependent quenching in photosystem II supercomplex of Chlamydomonas reinhardtii

Eunchul Kim, Ryutaro Tokutsu, Makio Yokono, Seiji Akimoto, Jun Minagawa

Resolving the nature of the carotenoid S* state via Femtosecond Stimulated Raman scattering

Miroslav Kloz, Joern Weisenborn, Tomas Polivka, Harry A. Frank, John Kennis

Novel concentric light harvesting antennae in Gemmatimonas phototrophica

Michal Koblížek, Marko Dachev, Roman Sobotkaab, David Kaftan, Peter Koník, Václav Šlouf, Zdeno Gardian, David Bína

Spectrally Selective Fluorescence Imaging of C. tepidum Reaction Centers Monolayer on Thiolated Silver Nanowires

Dorota Kowalska, Marcin Szalkowski, Khuram Ashraf, Heiko Lokstein, Izabela Kaminska, Justyna Grzelak, Adam Lesniewski, Joanna Niedziolka-Jonsson, Richard Cogdell, Sebastian Mackowski

Single-molecule excitonic dynamics for robust functionality of diatom light-harvesting complexes

Tjaart Krüger, Maxime Alexandre,Pavel Malý, Claudia Büchel, Tomáš Mančal, Rienk van Grondelle

Imaging of Photochemical Properties of Thylakoid

Shigeichi Kumazaki , Eunchul Kim, Shuho Nozue, Masahide Terazima, Tae Kyu Ahn

Ultrafast spectroscopy reveals carotenoid configurations in the Orange and Red Carotenoid Proteins from cyanobacteria

Valentyna Kuznetsova, Václav Šlouf, Marcel Fuciman, Céline Bourcier de Carbon, Adjélé Wilson, Diana Kirilovsky, Tomáš Polívka

Energy transfer in light-harvesting antenna complexes probed by two-dimensional spectroscopy

Petar H. Lambrev, Parveen Akhtar, Győző Garab, Cheng Zhang, Nhut Do Thanh, Howe-Siang Tan

A dark state associated to carotenoid distortions (S*) can quench chlorophyll excitation in a Light-Harvesting Complex of plants

Nicoletta Liguori, Pengqi Xu, Bart van Oort, Ralph Bock, Ivo van Stokkum, Roberta Croce

Molecular mechanisms of acclimation to shaded environments via red-shifted chlorophyll-a-based light harvesting antennas in eukaryotic algae

Radek Litvín, David Bína, Miroslava Herbstová, Zdenko Gardian, František Vácha

Characterization of mutations leading to constitutively active quenching in Arabidopsis thaliana

Alizée Malnoë, Cynthia Amstutz, Rikard Fridstedt, Emily J. Sylak-Glassman, Alex Schultink, Roberta Croce, Sabeeha Merchant, Graham Fleming, Krishna K. Niyogi

Ultrafast energy relaxation in single LH2 complexes: Dependence on excitation wavelength

Pavel Malý, Alastair T. Gardiner, Richard J. Cogdell, Tomáš Mančal, Rienk van Grondelle

The effect of electron phonon coupling in light-harvesting complexes: an application to Peridinin Chlorophyll Protein

Vincenzo Mascoli, Lorenzo Cupellini, Sandro Jurinovich, Benedetta Mennucci

Delocalization and Energy Transfer Dynamics from Two-Dimensional Anisotropy Spectroscopy of LH2 in Rhodobacter sphaeroides

Sara C. Massey, Po-Chieh Ting, Peter D. Dahlberg, Marco A. Allodi, Moira L. Flanagan, Sara K. Hess, Sarah R. Soltau, Elizabeth C. Martin, C. Neil Hunter, Gregory S. Engel

Light Acclimation Protein1, conserved in oxygenic phototrophs, regulates ion homeostasis and non-photochemical quenching induction in chloroplasts

Shinji Masuda, Ryoichi Sato

Chlorosomal self-aggregation of synthetic chlorophyll-c derivatives

Shogo Matsubara, Hitoshi Tamiaki

“Ab initio” simulation of the excitonic properties of light-harvesting complexes

Benedetta Mennucci

A low complexity 3D model for heterogeneous wild type Chlorobaculum tepidum chlorosomes

Yuliya Miloslavina, Michael Reus, Brijith Thomas, Karthick Babu Sai Sankar Gupta, Alfred R. Holzwarth, Huub J.M. de Groot

Light-harvesting Complexes (LHCs) Cluster Spontaneously in Membrane Environment Leading to Shortening of Their Excited State Lifetimes

Alberto Natali, J. Michael Gruber, Lars Dietzel, Marc C.A. Stuart, Rienk van Grondelle, Roberta Croce

Exciton dynamics in photosynthetic molecular aggregates

J.A. Nöthling, T.P.J. Krüger, T. Mančal

Hyperspectral fluorescence imaging and fluorescence lifetime imaging of heterocystous cyanobacteria Anabaena variabilis and Rivularia M-261

Shuho Nozue, Shinji Fukuda, Koto Tamamizu, Akira Mukuno, Yumi Tsuda, Takashi Shiina, Masahide Terazima, Mitsunori Katayama, Shigeichi Kumazaki

Hidden electronic states in Light-Harvesting Complex II

Bart van Oort, Pengqi Xu, Laura Roy, Roberta Croce

Triple bond carotenoid alloxanthin in solution and in antenna complex from Rhodomonas salina

Tomáš Polívka, Robert West, Gürkan Keşan, Václav Šebelík, Radek Kaňa, Eliška Trsková, Marcel Fuciman, Roman Sobotka

Highly efficient split Photosystem I complex in alga Chromera velia

Ondřej Prášil, Erica Belgio, Stefano Santabarbara, David Bína, Miroslava Herbstová, Eliška Trsková

Carotenoid triplet state formation in the light-harvesting complexes of selected algae from the phylogenetic SAR group

Jakub Pšenčík, Petro Khoroshyy, David Bína, Zdenko Gardian, Radek Litvín

Architecture of a Nanotube Assembly of Light-Harvesting LH2 Complexes from Rhodobacter sphaeroides

Pu Qian, Kenneth Goldie, Nikhil Biyani, Miroslav Papiz, Abhishek Singha Roy, Per A. Bullough, Klaus Schulten, Henning Stahlberg, C. Neil Hunter

Elucidating Low-energy Dark States in the Major Photosynthetic Light-Harvesting Antenna of Plants with 2D Electronic Spectroscopy

Charusheela Ramanan, Marco Ferretti, Vladimir Novoderezhkin, Rienk van Grondelle

Heterogeneity of excitonic properties in ensemble of disordered bacterial reaction center complexes

Olga Rancova, Ryszard Jankowiak, Darius Abramavicius

Time-Resolved Fluorescence Spectroscopy of Phycoerythrin, Phycocyanin, and Allophycocyanin Crystals

Reza Ranjbar Choubeh, Ravi R. Sonani, Datta Madamwar, Bruno Robert, Paul C. Struik, Arjen Bader, Herbert van Amerongen

Theory of Light-Harvesting and Optical Spectra: Challenges and Recent Developments

Thomas Renger, Julian Adolphs, Manuel Berrer, Alexander Klinger, T.-C. Dinh, Frank Müh

The mechanism of dynamic control of the photosynthetic light harvesting in plants

Alexander V. Ruban

The Analysis of Fenna-Matthews-Olson Protein Spectral Components Through Site-directed Mutagenesis

Rafael G. Saer, Gregory S. Orf, Dariusz M. Niedwiedzki, Hao Zhang, Robert E. Blankenship

Far-Red Light Photoacclimation (FaRLiP) and Its Regulation in Cyanobacteria

Gaozhong Shen, Ming-Yang Ho, Fei Gan, Chi Zhao, Nathan Soulier, Daniel P. Canniffe, Donald A. Bryant

Drought-induced fluorescence quencher in a poikilohydric moss, Breum argenteum, is formed in the photosystem II core complex

Yutaka Shibata, Ahmed Mohamed, Koichiro Taniyama, Kentaro Kanatani, Makiko Kosugi, Hiroshi Fukumura

Active intramolecular charge-transfer state in LH1 with diketospirilloxanthin from Rhodobacter sphaeroides

Václav Šlouf, Gürkan Keşan, Elizabeth C. Martin, C. Neil Hunter, Tomáš Polívka

Elevated temperatures facilitate extremely rapid zeaxanthin-dependent induction of nonradiative dissipation of excitation energy within photosystem II in Norway spruce needles

Vladimír Špunda, Zuzana Materová, Michal Štrocha, Kristýna Večeřová, Jana Sestřenková, Iva Holubová, Václav Karlický, Irena Kurasová, Jan Semer, Otmar Urban

Estimation of Damped Oscillation Associated Spectra from transient absorption spectra in the PC612 cryptophyte antenna

Ivo H.M. van Stokkum, Chanelle C. Jumper, Joris J. Snellenburg, Greg D. Scholes, Rienk van Grondelle, Pavel Malý

Presence of heterogeneous microdomains in thylakoids of cyanobacteria

Adela Strašková, Gábor Steinbach, Eva Kotabová, Josef Komenda, Martin Tichý, Radek Kaňa

Unusual energy transfer from photosynthetic antennae to graphene

Marcin Szalkowski, Alessandro Surrente, Dorota Kowalska, Izabela Kamińska, Paulina Płochocka-Maude, Sebastian Maćkowski

Synthesis of zinc 20-substituted bacteriochlorophyll-d analogs and their chlorosomal self-aggregation

Hitoshi Tamiaki, Ayaka Wada

Demystifying Multidimensional Electronic Spectroscopy

Howe-Siang Tan

Biosynthetic pathways of bacteriochlorophylls working in light-harvesting chlorosomes

Misato Teramura, Jiro Harada, Tadashi Mizoguchi, Hitoshi Tamiaki

The origin and spectroscopic properties of the red forms in the light harvesting complex Lhca4

Martijn Tros, Rienk van Grondelle, Roberta Croce

Crystallisation and structure determination of the bacterial LH1-RC core complex

Z.-Y. Wang-Otomo, L.-J. Yu, T. Kawakami

Structure of PSII-LHCII supercomplex: the supramolecular basis for light-harvesting processes in plants

Xuepeng Wei, Xiaodong Su, Peng Cao, Xiuying Liu, Wenrui Chang, Mei Li, Xinzheng Zhang, Zhenfeng Liu

Cryo-EM structure of spinach photosystem II-LHCII supercomplex at 3.2 Å resolution

Xuepeng Wei, Xiaodong Su, Peng Cao, Xiuying Liu, Wenrui Chang, Mei Li, Xinzheng Zhang, Zhenfeng Liu

Fluorescence lifetime imaging shows the PSI/PSII antenna size ratio of grana and stroma inside a leaf

Emilie Wientjes, Piet Swinkels, Jan Willem Borst, Herbert van Amerongen

Distinct functions of the cyanobacterium Anabaena sp. PCC 7120 paralogs of the Orange Carotenoid Protein N-terminal domain

Adjélé Wilson, Rocío López-Igual, Ryan L. Leverenz, Matthew R. Melnicki, Céline Bourcier de Carbon, Markus Sutter, Aiko Turmo, François Perreau, Cheryl A. Kerfeld, Diana Kirilovsky

Far-Red Light Harvesting Chlorophyll a-Containing Antenna Complexes in Enrichment Cultures of Algae

Benjamin M. Wolf, Jeremy D. King, Gregory S. Orf, Dariusz Niedzwiedzki, Haijun Liu, Hao Zhang, Robert E. Blankenship

Chemical perturbation of the conformational change in the orange carotenoid protein

Fugui Xiao, Rob B.M. Koehorst, Herbert van Amerongen

Molecular insights into Zeaxanthin-dependent quenching in higher plants

Pengqi Xu, Lijin Tian, Miroslav Kloz, Roberta Croce

Energy Transfer in Light-harvesting Complexes of Green Sulphur Bacteria

Donatas Zigmantas, Jakub Dostál, Erling Thyrhaug, Karel Žídek, David Bína, Jakub Pšenčík