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 Synechococcus Light Genes Chlorophyll F Photosystem I Protein Complex Energy Transfer Chlorophyll Genome Chlorophyll D Bacteria Oxygen Proteins Chlorobi Glycogen Carbohydrate Metabolism Glucose Hot Springs Metabolism Photosystem Ii Protein Complex Bacteriochlorophylls Acclimatization Molecules Sulfur Photosynthesis

Most Recent Papers

Far-red light allophycocyanin subunits play a role in chlorophyll d accumulation in far-red light

Donald A. Bryant, Gaozhong Shen, Gavin M. Turner, Nathan Soulier, Tatiana N. Laremore, Ming Yang Ho, 2020, Photosynthesis research on p. 81-95

Reaction centers of the thermophilic microaerophile, Chloracidobacterium thermophilum (Acidobacteria) I

Zhihui He, Bryan Ferlez, Vasily Kurashov, Marcus Tank, John H. Golbeck, Donald A. Bryant, 2019, Photosynthesis research on p. 87-103

Energy transfer from chlorophyll f to the trapping center in naturally occurring and engineered Photosystem I complexes

Vasily Kurashov, Ming Yang Ho, Gaozhong Shen, Karla Piedl, Tatiana N. Laremore, Donald A. Bryant, John H. Golbeck, 2019, Photosynthesis research on p. 151-163

Fourier transform visible and infrared difference spectroscopy for the study of P700 in photosystem I from Fischerella thermalis PCC 7521 cells grown under white light and far-red light

Gary Hastings, Hiroki Makita, Neva Agarwala, Leyla Rohani, Gaozhong Shen, Donald Ashley Bryant, 2019, Biochimica et Biophysica Acta - Bioenergetics on p. 452-460

Characterization of chlorophyll f synthase heterologously produced in Synechococcus sp. PCC 7002

Gaozhong Shen, Daniel P. Canniffe, Ming Yang Ho, Vasily Kurashov, Art van der Est, John H. Golbeck, Donald Ashley Bryant, 2019, Photosynthesis research on p. 77-92

Crossing the Thauer limit

Kenchappa G. Kumaraswamy, Anagha Krishnan, Gennady Ananyev, Shuyi Zhang, Donald Ashley Bryant, G. Charles Dismukes, 2019, Energy and Environmental Science on p. 1035-1045

Engineering of B800 bacteriochlorophyll binding site specificity in the Rhodobacter sphaeroides LH2 antenna

David J.K. Swainsbury, Kaitlyn M. Faries, Dariusz M. Niedzwiedzki, Elizabeth C. Martin, Adam J. Flinders, Daniel P. Canniffe, Gaozhong Shen, Donald A. Bryant, Christine Kirmaier, Dewey Holten, C. Neil Hunter, 2019, Biochimica et Biophysica Acta - Bioenergetics on p. 209-223

"Candidates thermonerobacter thiotrophicus," a non-phototrophic member of the Bacteroidetes/Chlorobi with dissimilatory sulfur metabolism in hot spring mat communities

Vera Thiel, Amaya M.Garcia Costas, Nathaniel W. Fortney, Joval N. Martinez, Marcus Tank, Eric E. Roden, Eric S. Boyd, David M. Ward, Satoshi Hanada, Donald A. Bryant, 2019, Frontiers in Microbiology

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 Ashley Bryant, 2019, Biochimica et Biophysica Acta - Bioenergetics

Global transcriptional profiling of the cyanobacterium chlorogloeopsis fritschii PCC 9212 in far-red light

Ming Yang Ho, Donald A. Bryant, 2019, Frontiers in Microbiology

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

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

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

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 (Clifton, N.J.) on p. 273-293

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

Acclimation of the global transcriptome of the cyanobacterium Synechococcus sp. strain PCC 7002 to nutrient limitations and different nitrogen sources

Marcus Ludwig, Donald A. Bryant, 2012, Frontiers in Microbiology

Synechococcus sp. Strain PCC 7002 transcriptome

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

Altered carbohydrate metabolism in glycogen synthase mutants of Synechococcus sp. strain PCC 7002

Yu Xu, L. Tiago Guerra, Zhongkui Li, Marcus Ludwig, G. Charles Dismukes, Donald Ashley Bryant, 2013, Metabolic engineering on p. 56-67