Publications by members of the group since 1996



Baymann, F., Schoepp-Cothenet, B., Duval, S., Guiral, M., Brugna, M.,
Baffert, C., Russell, M.J. and Nitschke, W. (2018)
Frontiers in Microbiology 9, 1357
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On the natural history of flavin-based electron bifurcation

Nitschke, W. (2018)
Current Biology 28, R110-R112
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Carbon fixation: "Let things flow naturally forward in whatever way they like"

Watson, C., Niks, D., Hille, R., Vieira, M., Schoepp-Cothenet, B., Marques, A.T.,
Romão, M.J., Santos-Silva, T. and Santini, J.M. (2017)
Biochim. Biophys. Acta Bioenergetics 1858, 865-872
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Electron transfer through arsenite oxidase:
Insights into Rieske interaction with cytochrome c

Melin, F., Schoepp-Cothenet, B., Noor, M.H., Abdulkarim, S.,
Soulimane, T., and Hellwig, P. (2017)
Inorg. Chim. Acta 468, 252-259
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Electrochemical study of an electron shuttle diheme protein:
the cytochrome c550 from T. thermophilus

Motomura, T., Suga, M., Hienerwadel, R., Nakagawa, A., Lai, T.-L., Nitschke, W.,
Kuma, T., Sugiura, M., Boussac, A. and Shen, J.-R. (2017)
J. Biol. Chem. 292, 9599-9612
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Crystal structure and redox properties of a novel cyanobacterial heme-protein
with a His/Cys heme axial ligation and a per-arnt-sim (PAS)-like domain

Ferousi, C., Lindhoud, S., Baymann, F., Kartal, B., Jetten, M.S.M. and Reimann, J. (2017)
Current Opinion in Chem Biol 37, 129-136
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Iron assimilation and utilization in anaerobic ammonium oxidizing bacteria

Russell, M.J. and Nitschke, W. (2017)
Astrobiology 17, 1053-1066
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Methane: Fuel or exhaust at the emergence of life?

van Lis, R., Popek, M., Couté, Y., Kosta, A., Drapier, D., Nitschke, W. and Atteia, A. (2017)
J. Biol. Chem. 292, 2395-2410
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Concerted upregulation of aldehyde/alcohol dehydrogenase (ADHE) and starch
in Chlamydomonas reinhardtii increases survival under dark anoxia

Arias-Cartin, R., Ceccaldi, P., Schoepp-Cothenet, B., Frick, K., Blanc, J.-M., Guigliarelli, B.,
Walburger, A., Grimaldi, S., Friedrich, T., Receveur-Brechot, V., Magalon, A. (2016)
Scientific Reports 6, 37743
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Redox cofactor insertion in prokaryotic molybdoenzymes
occurs via a conserved folding mechanism

Veit, S., Takeda, K., Tsunoyama, Y., Baymann, F., Nevo, R.,
Reich, Z., Rögner, M. Miki, K., Rexroth, S. (2016)
Biochim. Biophys. Acta Bioenergetics 1857, 1879-1891
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Structural and functional characterisation of the cyanobacterial PetC3 Rieske protein family

Kao, W.-C., Kleinschroth, T., Nitschke, W., Baymann, F., Neehaul, Y.,
Hellwig, P., Richers, S., Vonck, J., Bott, M. and Hunte, C. (2016)
Biochim. Biophys. Acta Bioenergetics 1857, 1705-1714
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The obligate respiratory supercomplex from Actinobacteria

Glatt, S., Zabel, R.,Kolaj-Robin, O., Onuma, O.F., Baudin, F., Graziadei, A.,
Taverniti, Lin, T-Y., Baymann, F., Seraphin, B., Breunig, K.D., Müller, C.W. (2016)
Nature Structural and Molecular Biology 23, 794-802
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Structural basis for tRNA modification by Elp3 from Dehalococcoides mccartyi

Bergdoll, L., ten Brink, F., Nitschke, W., Picot, D. and Baymann, F. (2016)
Biochim. Biophys. Acta Bioenergetics 1857, 1569-1579
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From low- to high-potential bioenergetic chains:
Thermodynamic constraints of Q-cycle function

Duval, S., Santini, J.M., Lemaire, D., Chaspoul, F., Russell, M.J.,
Grimaldi, S., Nitschke, W., Schoepp-Cothenet, B. (2016)
Biochim. Biophys. Acta Bioenergetics 1857, 1353-1362
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The H-bond network surrounding the pyranopterins modulates redox
cooperativity in the molybdenum-bisPGD cofactor in arsenite oxidase

Rivasseau, C., Farhi, E., Compagnon, E., de Gouvion Saint Cyr, D.,
van Lis, R., Falconet, D., Kuntz, M., Atteia, A., and Couté, A. (2016)
J. Phycol. 52, 689-703
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Coccomyxa actinabiotis sp. nov. (Trebouxiophyceae, Chlorophyta),
a new green microalga living in the spent fuel cooling pool of a nuclear reactor

Magalon, A., Ceccaldi, P. and Schoepp-Cothenet, B. (2016)
The prokaryotic Mo/W-bisPGD enzymes family
in: Molybdenum and Tungsten Enzymes (Hille, R., ed.), Chapter I.V.
RSC Publishing, Cambridge/UK


Nitschke, W. and Bonnefoy, V. (2016)
Energy acquisition in low-pH environments
in: Acidophiles (Quatrini, R. and Johnson, D.B., eds.), Chapter 2
Caister Academic Press
ISBN: ISBN 978-1-910190-33-3

Ducluzeau, A.-L. and Nitschke, W. (2016)
When did hemes enter the scene of life?
On the natural history of heme cofactors and heme-containing enzymes
in: Adv. Photosynthesis and Respiration
Cytochrome complexes: Evolution, Structures, energy transduction, and regulation
(Kallas, T. and Cramer W., eds.), Vol. 41, Chapter 2
Springer
ISBN 978-94-017-7479-6

Culcasi, M., Thetiot-Laurent, S., Atteia, A. and Pietri, S. (2015)
in: Mitochondrial Medicine Vol. II, 1265, Chapter 11 (Weissig, V., ed.)
Mitochondrial, acidic and cytosolic pHs determination by 31P NMR spectroscopy:
design of new sensitive targeted pH probes
CRC Press
ISBN: ISBN 978-1-4939-2287-1

Kruse, T., van de Pas, B.A., Atteia, A., Krab, K., Hagen, W.R., Goodwin, L., Chain, P.,
Boeren, S., Maphosa, F., Schraa, G., de Vos, W.M., van der Oost, J., Smidt, H. and Stams, A.J.M. (2015)
J. Bacteriology 197, 893-904
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Genomic, proteomic and biochemical analysis of the organohalide respiratory
pathway in Desulfitobacterium dehalogenans

Sforna, M.C., Philippot, P., Somogyi, A., van Zuilen, M.A., Medjoubi, K.,
Schoepp-Cothenet, B., Nitschke, W. and Viesscher, P.T. (2014)
Nature Geoscience 7, 811-815
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Evidence for arsenic metabolism and cycling by microorganisms 2.72 billion years ago

Ducluzeau, A.-L., Schoepp-Cothenet, B., van Lis, R., Baymann, F., Russell, M.J. and Nitschke, W. (2014)
Journal of the Royal Society Interface 11: 20140196
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The evolution of respiratory O2/NO reductases; an out-of-the-phylogenetic-box perspective

Ducluzeau, A.-L., Schoepp-Cothenet, B., Baymann, F., Russell, M.J. and Nitschke, W. (2014)
Biochim.Biophys.Acta Bioenergetics 1837, 982-988
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Free energy conversion in the LUCA: Quo vadis?

Russell, M.J., Barge, L.M., Bhartia, R., Bocanegra, D., Bracher, P.J., Branscomb, E., Kidd, R., McGlynn, S.,
Meier, D.J., Nitschke, W., Shibuya, T., Vance, S., White, L. and Kanik, I. (2014)
Astrobiology 14, 308-343
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The drive to life on wet and icy worlds

Bird, L.J., Saraiva, I.H., Park, S., Calçada, E.O., Salgueiro, C.A. Nitschke, W.,
Louro, R.O. and Newman, D.K. (2014)
J. Bacteriology 196, 850-858
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Non-redundant roles for cytochrome c2 and two HiPIPs in the
photoferrotroph Rhodopseudomonas palustris TIE-1

ten Brink, F. and Baymann, F. (2014)
Rieske/cytochrome b complexes: the turbo chargers of chemiosmosis
in: Adv. Photosynthesis and Respiration: The structural basis of biological energy generation (Hohmann-Marriott,M., ed.)
Vol. 39, chapter 8, pp. 149-165
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Warelow,T.P., Oke, M., Schoepp-Cothenet, B., Dahl, J.U., Bruselat, N., Sivalingam, G.N.,
Leimkühler, S., Thalassinos, K., Kappler, U., Naismith, J.H. and Santini J.M. (2013)
PLoS One 8:e72535
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The Respiratory Arsenite Oxidase:
Structure and the Role of Residues Surrounding the Rieske Cluster

Rivasseau, C., Farhi, E., Atteia, A., Couté, A., Gromova, M., de Gouvion Saint Cyr, D.,
Boisson, A-M., Féret, A.-S., Compagnon, E. and Bligny, R.(2013)
Energy Environ. Sci. 6, 1230-1239
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An extremely radioresistant green eukaryote for radionuclide
bio-decontamination in the nuclear industry

ten Brink, F., Schoepp-Cothenet, B., van Lis, R., Nitschke, W. and Baymann, F. (2013)
Biochim.Biophys. Acta Bioenergetics 1827, 1392-1406
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Multiple Rieske/cytb complexes in a single organism

Grimaldi, S., Cécaldi, P., Schoepp-Cothenet, B., Guigliarelli, B. and Magalon, A. (2013)
Biochim.Biophys. Acta Bioenergetics 1827, 1048-1085
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The prokaryotic Mo/W-bisPGD enzymes family: a catalytic workhorse in bioenergetics

Nitschke, W., McGlynn, S., Milner-White, J., and Russell, M.J. (2013)
Biochim.Biophys. Acta Bioenergetics 1827, 871-881
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On the antiquity of metalloenzymes and their substrates in bioenergetics

Nitschke, W. and Russell, M.J. (2013)
Philos.Trans.R.Soc. London B 368, 20120258
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Beating the acetyl-CoA pathway to the origin of life

Russell, M.J., Nitschke, W. and Branscomb, E. (2013)
Philos.Trans.R.Soc. London B 368, 20120254
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The inevitable journey to being

Kolaj-Robin, O., Noor, M.R., O'Kane, S.R., Baymann, F. and Soulimane, T. (2013)
PLoS ONE 8:e53559
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Atypical features of Thermus thermophilus succinate:quinone reductase

van Lis, R., Baffert, C., Couté, Y., Nitschke, W. and Atteia, A. (2013)
Plant Physiology 161, 57-71
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Chlamydomonas reinhardtii chloroplasts contain a homodimeric
pyruvate:ferredoxin oxidoreductase that functions with FDX1

Nitschke, W. (2013)
Biochim.Biophys. Acta Bioenergetics 1827, 61
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The evolutionary aspects of bioenergetic systems

Schoepp-Cothenet, B., van Lis, R., Atteia, A., Baymann, F., Capowiez, L.,
Ducluzeau, A.-L., Duval, S., ten Brink, F., Russell, M.J. and Nitschke, W. (2013)
Biochim.Biophys. Acta Bioenergetics 1827, 79-93
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On the universal core of bioenergetics

van Lis, R., Nitschke, W., Duval, S. and Schoepp-Cothenet, B. (2013)
Biochim.Biophys. Acta Bioenergetics 1827, 176-188
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Arsenics as bioenergetic substrates

Atteia, A., van Lis, R., Tielens, A.G.M. and Martin, W.F. (2013)
Biochim.Biophys. Acta Bioenergetics 1827, 210-223
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Anaerobic energy metabolism in unicellular photosynthetic eukaryotes

Tardif, M., Atteia, A., Specht, M., Cogne, G., Rolland, N., Brugière, S., Hippler, M., Ferro, M.,
Bruley, C., Peltier, G., Vallon, O. and Cournac, L. (2012)
Molecular Biology and Evolution 29, 3625-3639
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PredAlgo, a new subcellular localization prediction tool dedicated to green algae

Baymann, F., Schoepp-Cothenet, B., Lebrun, E., van Lis, R. and Nitschke, W. (2012)
Genome Biology and Evolution 4, 720-729
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Phylogeny of Rieske/cytb complexes with a special focus on the haloarchaeal enzymes

van Lis, R., Nitschke, W., Warelow, T.P., Capowiez, L., Santini, J. and Schoepp-Cothenet (2012)
Biochim.Biophys.Acta Bioenergetics 1817, 1701-1708
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Heterologously expressed arsenite oxidase:
A system to study biogenesis and structure/function relationships of the enzyme family

Pandelia, M.E., Lubitz, W. and Nitschke, W. (2012)
Biochim.Biophys.Acta Bioenergetics 1817, 1565-1575
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Evolution and diversification of Group 1 [NiFe] hydrogenases.
Is there a phylogenetic marker for O2-tolerance?

Schoepp-Cothenet, B., van Lis, R., Philippot, P., Magalon, A., Russell, M.J. and Nitschke, W. (2012)
Scientific Reports 2, 263
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The ineluctable requirement for the trans-iron elements molybdenum and/or tungsten in the origin of life

Kohzuma, K., Dal Bosco, C., Kanazawa, A., Dhinga, A., Nitschke, W., Meurer, J. and Kramer, D.M. (2012)
Proc.Natl.Acad.Sci. USA 109, 3293-3298
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A thioredoxin-insensitive plastid ATP synthase that performs moonlighting functions

van Lis, R., Nitschke, W., Duval, S. and Schoepp-Cothenet, B. (2012)
Evolution of arsenite oxidation
in: The Metabolism of Arsenite (Santini, J.M. and Ward, S.A., eds.), Chapter 11
CRC Press
ISBN: 978-0-4156971-94

Heath, J., Osborne, T. and Schoepp-Cothenet, B. (2012)
Arsenite oxidase
in: The Metabolism of Arsenite (Santini, J.M. and Ward, S.A., eds.), Chapter 7
CRC Press
ISBN: 978-0-4156971-94

Nitschke, W. and Russell, M.J. (2012)
BioEssays 34, 106-109
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Redox bifurcations: Mechanisms and importance to life now, and at its origins
A widespread means of energy conversion in biology unfolds...

Schoepp-Cothenet, B., Nitschke, W., Barge, L.M., Ponce, A., Russell, M.J. and Tsapin, A.I (2011)
Science 332, 1149d
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Comment on "A Bacterium That Can Grow by Using Arsenic Instead of Phosphorus”

Pandelia, M.-E., Nitschke, W., Infossi, P., Giudici-Orticoni, M.-T., Bill, E. and Lubitz, W. (2011)
Proc.Natl.Acad.Sci. USA 108, 6097-6102
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Characterization of a unique [FeS] cluster in the electron transfer chain
of the oxygen tolerant [NiFe] hydrogenase from Aquifex aeolicus

Kolaj-Robin, O., O'Kane, S.R., Nitschke, W., Léger, C., Baymann, F. and Soulimane, T. (2011)
Biochim.Biophys.Acta Bioenergetics 1807, 68-79
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Biochemical and biophysical characterization of succinate:quinone reductase from Thermus thermophilus

van Lis, R., Ducluzeau, A.-L., Nitschke, W. and Schoepp-Cothenet, B. (2011)
The nitrogen cycle in the Archaean; an intricate interplay of enzymatic and abiotic reactions
in: Nitrogen Cycling in Bacteria: Molecular Analysis (Moir, J.W.B., ed.), Chapter I, pp. 1-21
Caister Academic Press,
ISBN: 978-1-904455-86-8

Schoepp-Cothenet, B. and Nitschke (2010)
J. Cosmology 13, 3609-3612
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Arsenics, astrobiology and scientific deontology

Nitschke, W. and Russell, M.J. (2010)
J. Cosmology 10, 3200-3216
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Just like the universe the emergence of life had high enthalpy and low entropy beginnings

Duval, S., Santini, J.M., Nitschke, W., Hille, R. and Schoepp-Cothenet, B. (2010)
J.Biol.Chem. 285, 20442-20451
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The small subunit AroB of arsenite oxidase: lessons on the [2Fe-2S]-Rieske protein superfamily

Lieutaud, A., van Lis, R., Duval, S., Capowiez, L., Muller, D., Lebrun, R.,
Lignon, S., Fardeau, M.-L., Lett, M.-C., Nitschke, W. and Schoepp-Cothenet, B. (2010)
J.Biol.Chem. 285, 20433-20441
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Arsenite oxidase from Ralstonia sp. 22: characterization of the enzyme and its
interaction with soluble cytochromes

Khalfaoui Hassani,B., Astier, C., Nitschke, W. and Ouchane, S. (2010)
J.Biol.Chem. 285, 19330-19337
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CtpA a copper-translocating P-type ATPase involved in the biogenesis of multiple copper-requiring enzymes

Nitschke, W., van Lis, R., Schoepp-Cothenet, B. and Baymann, F. (2010)
Photosynth.Res. 104, 347-355
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The "green" phylogenetic clade of Rieske/cytb complexes

Baymann, F. and Nitschke, W. (2010)
Photosynth.Res. 104, 177-187
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Heliobacterial Rieske/cytb complex

Nitschke, W. and Russell, M.J. (2009)
J.Mol.Evol. 69, 481-496
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Hydrothermal focusing of chemical and chemiosmotic energy, supported by delivery
of catalytic Fe, Ni, Mo/W, Co, S and Se, forced life to emerge

Schoepp-Cothenet, B., Lieutaud, C., Baymann, F., Verméglio, A., Friedrich, T., Kramer, D.M. and Nitschke, W. (2009)
Proc.Natl.Acad.Sci. USA 106, 8549-8554
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Menaquinone as pool quinone in a purple bacterium

Schoepp-Cothenet, B., Duval, S., Santini, J.M. and Nitschke, W. (2009)
Science 323,583c
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Comment on "Arsenic (III) fuels anoxygenic photosynthesis
in hot spring biofilms from Mono Lake, California"

Ducluzeau, A.-L., van Lis, R., Duval, S., Schoepp-Cothenet, B., Russell, M.J. and Nitschke, W. (2009)
Trends in Biochemical Sciences 34, 9-15
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Was nitric oxide the first deep electron sink?

Zannoni, D., Schoepp-Cothenet, B. and Hosler, B. (2008)
Respiration and respiratory complexes
in: The Purple Phototrophic Bacteria (Hunter, N., Daldal, F. and Thurnauer, M., eds.)
pp. 537-561
[online version]

Kramer, D.M., Nitschke, W. and Cooley, J.W. (2008)
The cytochrome bc1 and related bc complexes:
The Rieske/Cytochrome b complex as the functional core of a central electron/proton transfer complex
in: The Purple Phototrophic Bacteria (Hunter, N., Daldal, F. and Thurnauer, M., eds.)
pp.451-473
[online version]

Duval, S., Ducluzeau, A.-L., Nitschke, W. and Schoepp-Cothenet, B. (2008)
BMC Evolutionary Biology 8:206
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Enzyme phylogenies as markers for the oxidation state of the environment:
the case of the respiratory arsenate reductase and related enzymes

Ducluzeau, A.-L., Chenu, E., Capowiez, L. and Baymann, F. (2008)
Biochim.Biophys.Acta Bioenergetics 1777, 1140-1146
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The Rieske/cytochrome b complex of Heliobacteria

Ducluzeau, A.-L., Ouchane, S. and Nitschke, W. (2008)
Mol. Biol. Evol. 25, 1158-1166
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cbb3 oxidases are an ancient innovation of the domain Bacteria

Pilet, E., Nitschke, W., Liebl, U. and Vos, M.H. (2007)
Biochim.Biophys.Acta Bioenergetics 1767, 387-392
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Accommodation of NO in the active site of mammalian and bacterial cytochrome c oxidase aa3

Muller, D., Médigue, C., Koechler, S., Barbe, V., Barakat, M., Talla, E., Bonnefoy, V., Krin, E.,
Arsène-Ploetze, F., Carapito, C., Chandler, M., Cournoyer, B., Cruveiller, S.,Dossat, C.,
Duval, S., Heymann, M., Leize, E., Lieutaud, A., Lièvremont, D., Makita, Y., Mangenot, S., Nitschke, W., Ortet, P., Perdrial, N.,
Schoepp-Cothenet, B., Siguier, N., Simeonova, D.D., Rouy, Z., Segurens, B., Turlin, E., Vallenet, D., Van Dorsselaer, A.,
Weiss, S., Weissenbach, J., Lett, M.C., Danchin, A. and Bertin, P.N. (2007)
PLoS Genetics 3,e53
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A tale of two oxidation states: Bacterial colonization of arsenic-rich environments

Baymann, F., Giusti, F., Picot, D. and Nitschke, W. (2007)
Proc.Natl.Acad.Sci. USA 104, 519-524
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The ci/bH-moiety in the cytochrome b6f complex studied by EPR. A pair of strongly interacting hemes

Lipowski, G., Liebl, U., Guigliarelli, B., Nitschke, W. and Schoepp-Cothenet, B. (2006)
FEBS Lett. 580, 5988-5992
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Conformation of the c552 : aa3 electron transfer complex in Paracoccus denitrificans studied by EPR on oriented samples

Lebrun, E., Santini, J.M., Brugna, M., Ducluzeau, A.-L., Ouchane, S., Schoepp-Cothenet, B., Baymann, F. and Nitschke, W. (2006)
Mol. Biol. Evol. 23, 1180-1191
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The Rieske protein; a case study on the pitfalls of multiple sequence alignments and phylogenetic reconstruction

Ouchane, S., Nitschke, W., Bianco, P., Verméglio, A. and Astier, C. (2005)
Mol. Microbiol. 57, 261-275
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Multiple Rieske genes in prokaryotes: exchangeable Rieske subunits in the cytochrome bc1 complex of Rubrivivax gelatinosus

Guiral, M., Leroy, G., Bianco, P., Gallice, P., Guigliarelli, B., Bruschi, M., Nitschke, W. and Giudici-Orticoni, M.-T. (2005)
Biochimica et Biophysica Acta - General Subjects 1723, 45-54
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Interaction and electron transfer between the high molecular weight cytochrome and cytochrome c3 from Desulfovibrio vulgaris Hildenborough: Kinetic, microcalorimetric, EPR and electrochemical studies

Lieutaud, C., Alric, J., Bauzan, M., Nitschke, W. and Schoepp-Cothenet, B. (2005)
Proc.Natl.Acad.Sci. USA 102, 3260-3265
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Study of the high-potential iron sulfur protein in Halorhodospira halophila confirms that it is distinct from cytochrome c as electron carrier

Pilet, E., Nitschke, W., Rappaport, F., Soulimane, T., Lambry, J.-C., Liebl, U. and Vos, M. (2004)
Biochemistry 43, 14118-14127
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NO binding and dynamics in reduced heme-copper oxidases aa3 from Paracoccus denitrificans and ba3 from Thermus thermophilus

Baymann, F., Lebrun, E. and Nitschke, W. (2004)
Proc.Natl.Acad.Sci. USA 101, 17737-17740
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Mitochondrial cytochrome c1 is a collapsed diheme cytochrome

Alric, J., Tsukatani, Y., Yoshida, M., Matsuura, K., Shimada, K., Hienerwadel, R., Schoepp-Cothenet, B., Nitschke, W., Nagashima, K.V.P. and Verméglio, A. (2004)
J.Biol.Chem. 279, 26090-26097
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Structural and functional characterization of the unusual triheme cytochrome bound to the reaction center of Rhodovulum sulphidophilum

Abergel, C., Nitschke, W., Malarte, G., Bruschi, M., Claverie, J.-M. and Giudici-Orticoni, M.-T. (2003)
Structure 11, 547-555
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The structure of Acidithiobacillus ferrooxidans c4-cytochrome: a model for complex-induced electron transfer tuning

Lebrun, E., Brugna, M., Baymann, F., Muller, D., Lièvremont, Lett, M.-C. and Nitschke, W. (2003)
Mol.Biol.Evol. 20, 686-693
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Arsenite oxidase, an ancient bioenergetic enzyme

Lieutaud, C., Nitschke, W., Verméglio, A., Parot, P. and Schoepp-Cothenet, B. (2003)
Biochim.Biophys.Acta Bioenergetics 1557, 83-90
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HiPIP in Rubrivivax gelatinosus is firmly associated to the membrane in a conformation efficient for electron transfer towards the photosynthetic reaction centre

Duport, C., Schoepp, B., Chatelain, E., Spagnoli, R., Dumas, B., and Pompon, D. (2003)
Eur. J. Biochem. 270, 1502-1514
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Critical role of the plasma membrane for expression of mammalian mitochondrial side chain cleavage activity in yeast

Schütz, M., Schoepp-Cothenet, B., Lojou, E., Woodstra, M., Lexa, D., Tron, P., Dolla, A., Durand, M.C., Stetter, K.O. and Baymann, F. (2003)
Biochemistry 42, 10800-10808
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The Naphthoquinol Oxidizing Cytochrome bc1 Complex of the Hyperthermophilic Knallgasbacterium Aquifex aeolicus: Properties and Phylogenetic Relationships

Baymann, F., Barlow, N.L., Aubert, C., Schoepp-Cothenet, B., Leroy, G., Armstrong, F.A. (2003)
FEBS Lett. 539, 91-94
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Voltammetry of a 'protein on a rope'

Baymann, F., Lebrun, E., Brugna, M., Schoepp-Cothenet, B., Giudici-Orticoni, M.-T. and Nitschke, W. (2003)
Phil.Trans.R. Soc.Lond. B 358, 267-274
[pdf-file]
The Redox Protein Construction Kit; Pre-LUCA Evolution of Energy Conserving Enzymes

Brugna-Guiral, M., Tron, P., Nitschke, W., Stetter, K.-O., Burlat, B., Guigliarelli, B., Bruschi, M., and Giudici-Orticoni, M.-T. (2003)
Extremophiles 7,145-157
[pdf-file]
"[NiFe] hydrogenases from the hyperthermophilic bacterium Aquifex aeolicus; properties, function and phylogenetics

Baymann, F., Tron, P., Schoepp-Cothenet, B., Aubert, C., Bianco, P., Stetter, K.-O., Nitschke, W. and Schütz, M. (2001)
Biochemistry 40, 13681-13689
[pdf-file]
Cytochromes c555 from the hyperthermophilic bacterium, Aquifex aeolicus (VF5).
1. Characterisation of two highly homologous, soluble and membranous, cytochromes c555

Baymann, F., Brugna, M., Mühlenhoff, U. and Nitschke, W. (2001)
Biochim.Biophys.Acta 1507, 291-310
[pdf-file]
Daddy, where did (PS) I come from?

Schoepp-Cothenet, B., Schütz, M., Baymann, F., Brugna, M., Nitschke, W., Myllykallio, H. and Schmidt, C. (2001)
FEBS Lett. 487, 372-376
[pdf-file]
The membrane-extrinsic domain of cytochrome b558/566 from the Archaeon Sulfolobus acidocaldarius performs pivoting movements with respect to the membrane surface

Schütz, M., Brugna, M., Lebrun, E., Baymann, F., Huber, R., Stetter, K.-O., Hauska, G., Toci, R., Lemesle-Meunier, D., Tron, P., Schmidt, C. and Nitschke, W. (2000)
J.Mol.Biol. 300, 663-676
[pdf-file]
Early evolution of cytochrome bc-complexes

Giudici-Orticoni, M.-T., Leroy, G., Nitschke, W. and Bruschi, M. (2000)
Biochemistry 39, 7205-7211
[pdf-file]
Characterisation of a new dihemic c4-type cytochrome isolated from Thiobacillus ferrooxidans

Brugna, M., Rodgers, S., Schricker, A., Montoya, G., Kazmeier, M., Nitschke, W. and Sinning, I. (2000)
Proc.Natl.Acad.Sci. USA 97, 2069-2074
[pdf-file]
A spectroscopic method for observing the domain movement of the Rieske iron-sulfur protein

Giudici-Orticoni, M.-T., Guerlesquin, F., Bruschi, M. and Nitschke, W. (1999)
J.Biol.Chem. 274, 30365-30369
[pdf-file]
Interaction-induced redox switch in the electron transfer complex rusticyanin:cytochrome c4

Brugna, M., Nitschke, W., Toci, R., Bruschi, M. and Giudici-Orticoni, M.-T. (1999)
J. Bacteriol. 181, 5505-5508

First evidence for the presence of a hydrogenase in the sulphur-reducing bacterium Desulforomonas acetoxidans

Baymann, F., Zito, F., Kuras, R., Minai, L, Nitschke, W. and Wollman, F.-A. (1999)
J.Biol.Chem. 274, 22957-22967
[pdf-file]
Functional characterisation of Chlamydomonas mutants defective in cytochrome f maturation

Zito, F., Finazzi, G., Delosme, R., Nitschke, W., Picot, D. and Wollman, F.-A. (1999)
EMBO J. 18, 2961-2969
[pdf-file]
The QO site of cytochrome b6f complexes controls the activation of the LHCII-kinase

Brugna, M., Nitschke, W., Asso, M., Guigliarelli, B., Lemesle-Meunier, D. and Schmidt, C. (1999)
J.Biol.Chem. 274, 16766-16772
[pdf-file]
Redox components of cytochrome bc-type enzymes in acidophilic prokaryotes.
II. The Rieske protein of phylogenetically distant acidophilic organisms

Elbehti, A., Nitschke, W., Tron, P., Michel, C. and Lemesle-Meunier, D. (1999)
J.Biol.Chem. 274, 16760-16765
[pdf-file]
Redox components of cytochrome bc-type enzymes in acidophilic prokaryotes.
I. Characterisation of the cytochrome bc1-type complex
of the acidophilic ferrous ion oxidising bacterium Thiobacillus ferrooxidans

Schoepp, B., Brugna, M., Riedel, A., Nitschke, W. and Kramer, D.M. (1999)
FEBS Lett. 450, 245-251
[pdf-file]
The QO-site inhibitor DBMIB favours the proximal position of the chloroplast Rieske protein and induces a pK-shift of the redox-linked proton

Schoepp, B., Brugna, M., Lebrun, E. and Nitschke, W. (1999)
Advances in Inorganic Chemistry 47, 335-360
Iron-sulphur centres involved in photosynthetic light reactions


Montoya, G., te Kaat, K., Rodgers, S., Nitschke, W. and Sinning, I. (1999)
Eur.J.Biochem. 259, 709-718
[pdf-file]
The cytochrome bc1 complex from Rhodovulum sulfidophilum is a dimer with six quinones per monomer and an additional 6kDa component

Menin, L., Gaillard, J., Parot, P., Schoepp, B., Nitschke, W. and Verméglio, A. (1998)
Photosynthesis Research 55, 343-348
Role of HiPIP as electron donor to the RC-bound cytochrome in photosynthetic purple bacteria


Brugna, M., Albouy, D. and Nitschke, W. (1998)
J.Bact. 180, 3719-1723

Diversity of cytochrome bc-complexes: Example of the Rieske protein in green sulfur bacteria

Nitschke, W., Mühlenhoff, U. and Liebl, U.(1998)
"Evolution"
in Photosynthesis: a comprehensive treatise
Raghavendra, A., ed, Cambridge University Press, U.K., Chapter 22, pp. 285-304


Bentrop, D., Bertini, I., Luchinat, C., Nitschke, W. and Mühlenhoff, U. (1997)
Biochemistry 36, 13629-13637
[pdf-file]
Characterization of the unbound 2[Fe4S4]-ferredoxin-like photosystem I subunit PsaC from the cyanobacterium Synechococcus elongatus

Albouy, D., Joliot, P., Robert, B. and Nitschke, W. (1997)
Eur.J.Biochem. 249, 630-636

Electron transfer towards the RCI-type photosystem in the green sulphur bacterium Chlorobium limicola forma thiosulfatophilum studied by time-resolved optical spectroscopy in-vivo

Hager-Braun, C., Jarosch, U., Hauska, G., Nitschke, W. and Riedel, A. (1997)
Photosynth.Research 51, 127-136

EPR studies of the terminal electron acceptors of the green sulfur bacterial reaction centre. Revisited.

Kramer, D.M., Schoepp, B., Liebl, U. and Nitschke, W. (1997)
Biochemistry 36, 4203-4211
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Cyclic Electron Transfer in Heliobacillus mobilis Involving a Menaquinol Oxidizing Cytochrome bc Complex and an RCI-type Reaction Center

Albouy, D., Sturgis, J.N., Feiler, U., Nitschke, W. and Robert, B. (1997)
Biochemistry 36, 1927-1932
[pdf-file]
Membrane-associated c-type cytochromes from the green sulfur bacterium Chlorobium limicola forma thiosulfatophilum:
Purification and characterization of cytochrome c553

Nitschke, W., Schoepp, B., Floss, B., Schricker, A., Rutherford, A.W. and Liebl, U. (1996)
Eur.J.Biochem. 242, 695-702

Membrane-bound c-type cytochromes in Heliobacillus mobilis.
Characterisation by EPR and optical spectroscopy in membranes and detergent solubilised material"

Cavazza, C., Giudici-Orticoni, M.-T., Nitschke, W., Appia, C., Bonnefoy, V. and Bruschi, M. (1996)
Eur.J.Biochem. 242, 308-314

Characterisation of a new cytochrome c4 isolated from Thiobacillus ferrooxidans

Nitschke, W., Mattioli, T. and Rutherford, A.W. (1996)
The FeS-type photosystems and the evolution of photosynthetic reaction centres
in Origin and Evolution of Biological Energy Conservation
Baltscheffsky, H., ed., VCH Publ. Inc, New York, Chapter 7, pp. 177-203


Rutherford, A.W. and Nitschke, W. (1996)
Photosystem 2 and the quinone-iron-containing reaction centres:
comparisons and evolutionary perspectives
in Origin and Evolution of Biological Energy Conservation
Baltscheffsky, H., ed., VCH Publ. Inc, New York, Chapter 6, pp. 143-175




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