Prof. Dr. Athina Zouni
structrural and functional analysis of plastoquinone:oxidoreductase photosystem II (PSII), improving the resolution of the X-ray structure, analyzing the polypeptide and cofactor composition
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Cynaobacterial photosystem II at 2.9Å resolution: role of quinones, lipids, channels and chloride
New research highlight: Holger Dau, Holger Dobbek, Athina Zouni, and coworkers reveal structural insights into the light-driven auto-assembly process of the water-oxidizing Mn4CaO5-cluster in photosystem II.
Here we report the use of femtosecond pulses from an X-ray free electron laser (XFEL) to obtain damage-free, room temperature structures of dark-adapted (S1), two-flash illuminated (2F; S3-enriched), and ammonia-bound two-flash illuminated (2F-NH3; S3-enri
New paper in "Science" on simultaneous femtosecond X-ray spectroscopy and diffraction of photosystem II
In the latest Issue of Science, Prof. Athina Zouni and colleagues from Berkeley, Menlo Park, Umea, Stockholm, and Grenoble report on simultaneous femtosecond X-ray Spectroscopy and diffraction of photosystem II at room temperature.
New publication of Athina Zouni and coworkers in PNAS
Cyanobacterial photosystem II at 2.9-Å resolution and the role of quinones, lipids, channels and chloride
Photosystem II (PSII) is a large homodimeric protein–cofactor complex located in the photosynthetic thylakoid membrane that acts as light-driven water:plastoquinone oxidoreductase... You can find the full article of Athina Zouni et al. on "Cya