Donald Bryant

Ernest C. Pollard Professor of Biotechnology; Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Donald Bryant

Research Summary

Photosynthesis, structure-function relationships of proteins, gene regulation, and microbial physiology. Cyanobacteria and green sulfur bacteria. Genomics of photosynthetic bacteria.

Huck Affiliations

Publication Tags

Cyanobacteria Proteins Light Synechococcus Photosystem I Protein Complex Genes Chlorophyll Energy Transfer Chlorophyll F Photosynthesis Genome Hot Springs Molecules Spectroscopy Electrons Pigments Chlorobi Community Ecology Acclimatization Bacteria Sulfur Allophycocyanin Dimers Far Red Light Thermal Spring

Most Recent Papers

The structural basis of far-red light absorbance by allophycocyanins

Nathan Soulier, Donald A. Bryant, 2021, Photosynthesis Research on p. 11-26

Opportunities and challenges for assigning cofactors in cryo-EM density maps of chlorophyll-containing proteins

Christopher J. Gisriel, Jimin Wang, Gary W. Brudvig, Donald A. Bryant, 2020, Communications Biology

Characterization of cyanobacterial allophycocyanins absorbing far-red light

Nathan Soulier, Tatiana N. Laremore, Donald A. Bryant, 2020, Photosynthesis Research on p. 189-207

Harvesting far-red light: Functional integration of chlorophyll f into photosystem I complexes of synechococcus sp. PCC 7002

Martijn Tros, Luca Bersanini, Gaozhong Shen, Ming Yang Ho, Ivo H.M. van Stokkum, Donald A. Bryant, Roberta Croce, 2020, Biochimica et Biophysica Acta - Bioenergetics

Niche expansion for phototrophic sulfur bacteria at the Proterozoic–Phanerozoic transition

Xingqian Cui, Xiao Lei Liu, Gaozhong Shen, Jian Ma, Fatima Husain, Donald Rocher, John E. Zumberge, Donald A. Bryant, Roger E. Summons, 2020, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America on p. 17599-17606

Evidence that chlorophyll f functions solely as an antenna pigment in far-red-light photosystem I from Fischerella thermalis PCC 7521

Dmitry A. Cherepanov, Ivan V. Shelaev, Fedor E. Gostev, Arseniy V. Aybush, Mahir D. Mamedov, Gaozhong Shen, Victor A. Nadtochenko, Donald A. Bryant, Alexey Yu Semenov, John H. Golbeck, 2020, Biochimica et Biophysica Acta - Bioenergetics

Extensive remodeling of the photosynthetic apparatus alters energy transfer among photosynthetic complexes when cyanobacteria acclimate to far-red light

Ming Yang Ho, Dariusz M. Niedzwiedzki, Craig MacGregor-Chatwin, Gary Gerstenecker, C. Neil Hunter, Robert E. Blankenship, Donald A. Bryant, 2020, Biochimica et Biophysica Acta - Bioenergetics

Two-dimensional <sup>67</sup>Zn HYSCORE spectroscopy reveals that a Zn-bacteriochlorophyll: A <sub>P</sub>′ dimer is the primary donor (P<sub>840</sub>) in the type-1 reaction centers of Chloracidobacterium thermophilum

Philip Charles, Vidmantas Kalendra, Zhihui He, Mohammad Hassan Khatami, John H. Golbeck, Art Van Der Est, K. V. Lakshmi, Donald A. Bryant, 2020, Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics on p. 6457-6467

Short-Term Stable Isotope Probing of Proteins Reveals Taxa Incorporating Inorganic Carbon in a Hot Spring Microbial Mat

Laurey Steinke, Gordon W. Slysz, Mary S. Lipton, Christian Klatt, James J. Moran, Margie F. Romine, Jason M. Wood, Gordon Anderson, Donald A. Bryant, David M. Ward, 2020, Applied and Environmental Microbiology

The structure of Photosystem I acclimated to far-red light illuminates an ecologically important acclimation process in photosynthesis

Christopher Gisriel, Gaozhong Shen, Vasily Kurashov, Ming Yang Ho, Shangji Zhang, Dewight Williams, John H. Golbeck, Petra Fromme, Donald A. Bryant, 2020, Science advances

Most-Cited Papers

The tricarboxylic acid cycle in cyanobacteria

Shuyi Zhang, Donald Ashley Bryant, 2011, Science on p. 1551-1553

Extensive remodeling of a cyanobacterial photosynthetic apparatus in far-red light

Fei Gan, Shuyi Zhang, Nathan C. Rockwell, Shelley S. Martin, J. Clark Lagarias, Donald A. Bryant, 2014, Science on p. 1312-1317

Mechanisms and evolution of oxidative sulfur metabolism in green sulfur bacteria

Lea H. Gregersen, Donald A. Bryant, Niels Ulrik Frigaard, 2011, Frontiers in Microbiology

Solar hydrogen-producing bionanodevice outperforms natural photosynthesis

Carolyn E. Lubner, Amanda M. Applegate, Philipp Knörzer, Alexander Ganago, Donald Ashley Bryant, Thomas Happe, John H. Golbeck, 2011, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America on p. 20988-20991

Community ecology of hot spring cyanobacterial mats

Christian G. Klatt, Jason M. Wood, Douglas B. Rusch, Mary M. Bateson, Natsuko Hamamura, John F. Heidelberg, Arthur R. Grossman, Devaki Bhaya, Frederick M. Cohan, Michael Kühl, Donald A. Bryant, David M. Ward, 2011, ISME Journal on p. 1262-1278

Complete genome of Ignavibacterium album, a metabolically versatile, flagellated, facultative anaerobe from the phylum Chlorobi

Zhenfeng Liu, Niels Ulrik Frigaard, Kajetan Vogl, Takao Iino, Moriya Ohkuma, Jörg Overmann, Donald A. Bryant, 2012, Frontiers in Microbiology

Transcription profiling of the model cyanobacterium Synechococcus sp. Strain PCC 7002 by next-gen (SOLiD™) sequencing of cDNA

Marcus Ludwig, Donald A. Bryant, 2011, Frontiers in Microbiology

Synechococcus sp. Strain PCC 7002 transcriptome

Marcus Ludwig, Donald Ashley Bryant, 2012, Frontiers in Microbiology on p. 1-14

Expression of genes in cyanobacteria

Y. Xu, Richard M. Alvey, Patrick O. Byrne, Joel E. Graham, Gaozhong Shen, Donald Ashley Bryant, 2011, Methods in Molecular Biology on p. 273-293

Electronic coherence lineshapes reveal hidden excitonic correlations in photosynthetic light harvesting

Cathy Y. Wong, Richard M. Alvey, Daniel B. Turner, Krystyna E. Wilk, Donald Ashley Bryant, Paul M.G. Curmi, Robert J. Silbey, Gregory D. Scholes, 2012, Nature Chemistry on p. 396-404