John Golbeck

Professor of Biochemistry and Biophysics

John Golbeck

Research Summary

Light reactions in photosynthesis. Structure and function of photosystem I and the heliobacterial reaction center. Regulation and bioassembly of iron-sulfur clusters in cyanobacteria and plants. Plant and bacterial metalloproteins. Generation using Photosystem I, hydrogenase, and molecular wire technology.

Huck Affiliations

Publication Tags

Electrons Photosystem I Protein Complex Proteins Membranes Electron Transfer Oxygen Phylloquinone Bacteriochlorophylls Molecules Genes Chlorophyll Photosynthetic Reaction Center Complex Proteins Histidine Protein Sulfur Peptides Iron Chlorophyll A' Vitamin K 1 Chlorophyll A Solar Energy Nanowires Ligands Electron Particle Chlorophylls

Most Recent Papers

Structure of a monomeric photosystem II core complex from a cyanobacterium acclimated to far-red light reveals the functions of chlorophylls d and f

Christopher J. Gisriel, Gaozhong Shen, Ming Yang Ho, Vasily Kurashov, David A. Flesher, Jimin Wang, William H. Armstrong, John H. Golbeck, Marilyn R. Gunner, David J. Vinyard, Richard J. Debus, Gary W. Brudvig, Donald Ashley Bryant, 2022, Journal of Biological Chemistry

Structure of a monomeric photosystem II core complex from a cyanobacterium acclimated to far-red light reveals the functions of chlorophylls d and f.

C Gisriel, G Shen, M Ho, V Kurashov, D Flesher, J Wang, W Armstrong, John Golbeck, M Gunner, D Vinyard, R Debus, G Brudvig, D Bryant, 2021, THE JOURNAL OF BIOLOGICAL CHEMISTRY on p. 101424

Shedding Light on Primary Donors in Photosynthetic Reaction Centers

Michael Gorka, Amgalanbaatar Baldansuren, Amanda Malnati, Elijah Gruszecki, John H. Golbeck, K. V. Lakshmi, 2021, Frontiers in Microbiology

Symmetry breaking in photosystem I

Dmitry A. Cherepanov, Ivan V. Shelaev, Fedor E. Gostev, Victor A. Nadtochenko, Wu Xu, John H. Golbeck, Alexey Yu Semenov, 2021, Photochemical and Photobiological Sciences on p. 1209-1227

Liposome-based measurement of light-driven chloride transport kinetics of halorhodopsin

Hasin Feroz, Bryan Ferlez, Hyeonji Oh, Hossein Mohammadiarani, Tingwei Ren, Carol S. Baker, John P. Gajewski, Daniel J. Lugar, Sandeep B. Gaudana, Peter Butler, Jonas Hühn, Matthias Lamping, Wolfgang J. Parak, Michael R. Blatt, Cheryl A. Kerfeld, Nicholas Smirnoff, Harish Vashisth, John H. Golbeck, Manish Kumar, 2021, Biochimica et Biophysica Acta - Biomembranes

A dimeric chlorophyll electron acceptor differentiates type I from type II photosynthetic reaction centers

Michael J. Gorka, Philip Charles, Vidmantas Kalendra, Amgalanbaatar Baldansuren, K. V. Lakshmi, John H. Golbeck, 2021, iScience

Two-dimensional HYSCORE spectroscopy reveals a histidine imidazole as the axial ligand to Chl<sub>3A</sub> in the M688H<sub>PsaA</sub> genetic variant of Photosystem I

Michael Gorka, Elijah Gruszecki, Philip Charles, Vidmantas Kalendra, K. V. Lakshmi, John H. Golbeck, 2021, Biochimica et Biophysica Acta - Bioenergetics

Differential sensitivity to oxygen among the bacteriochlorophylls g in the type-I reaction centers of Heliobacterium modesticaldum

Alessandro Agostini, Marco Bortolus, Bryan Ferlez, Karim Walters, John H. Golbeck, Art van der Est, Donatella Carbonera, 2021, Photochemical and Photobiological Sciences on p. 747-759

Conserved residue PsaB-Trp673 is essential for high-efficiency electron transfer between the phylloquinones and the iron-sulfur clusters in Photosystem I

Vasily Kurashov, George Milanovsky, Lujun Luo, Antoine Martin, Alexey Yu Semenov, Sergei Savikhin, Dmitry A. Cherepanov, John H. Golbeck, Wu Xu, 2021, Photosynthesis Research on p. 161-180

Primary charge separation within the structurally symmetric tetrameric Chl<sub>2A</sub>P<sub>A</sub>P<sub>B</sub>Chl<sub>2B</sub> chlorophyll exciplex in photosystem I

Dmitry A. Cherepanov, Ivan V. Shelaev, Fedor E. Gostev, Anastasia Petrova, Arseniy V. Aybush, Victor A. Nadtochenko, Wu Xu, John H. Golbeck, Alexey Yu Semenov, 2021, Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology B: Biology

Most-Cited Papers

Shewanella oneidensis MR-1 nanowires are outer membrane and periplasmic extensions of the extracellular electron transport components

Sahand Pirbadian, Sarah E. Barchinger, Kar Man Leung, Hye Suk Byun, Yamini Jangir, Rachida A. Bouhenni, Samantha B. Reed, Margaret F. Romine, Daad A. Saffarini, Liang Shi, Yuri A. Gorby, John H. Golbeck, Mohamed Y. El-Naggar, 2014, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America on p. 12883-12888

Structure of a symmetric photosynthetic reaction center-photosystem

Christopher Gisriel, Iosifina Sarrou, Bryan Ferlez, John H. Golbeck, Kevin E. Redding, Raimund Fromme, 2017, Science on p. 1021-1025

Vipp1 is essential for the biogenesis of Photosystem I but not thylakoid membranes in Synechococcus sp. PCC 7002

Shuyi Zhang, Gaozhong Shen, Zhongkui Li, John H. Golbeck, Donald A. Bryant, 2014, Journal of Biological Chemistry on p. 15904-15914

Isolation and characterization of homodimeric type-I reaction center complex from Candidatus chloracidobacterium thermophilum, an aerobic chlorophototroph

Yusuke Tsukatani, Steven P. Romberger, John H. Golbeck, Donald A. Bryant, 2012, Journal of Biological Chemistry on p. 5720-5732

Incorporation of a high potential quinone reveals that electron transfer in Photosystem I becomes highly asymmetric at low temperature

Sam Mula, Anton Savitsky, Klaus Möbius, Wolfgang Lubitz, John H. Golbeck, Mahir D. Mamedov, Alexey Yu Semenov, Art Van Der Est, 2012, Photochemical and Photobiological Sciences on p. 946-956

Purification of the photosynthetic reaction center from Heliobacterium modesticaldum.

Iosifina Sarrou, Zahid Khan, John Cowgill, S. Lin, Daniel Brune, Steven Romberger, John H. Golbeck, Kevin E. Redding, 2012, Photosynthesis Research on p. 291-302

PoreDesigner for tuning solute selectivity in a robust and highly permeable outer membrane pore

Ratul Chowdhury, Tingwei Ren, Manish Shankla, Karl Decker, Matthew Grisewood, Jeevan Prabhakar, Carol Baker, John H. Golbeck, Aleksei Aksimentiev, Manish Kumar, Costas D. Maranas, 2018, Nature Communications

Two-dimensional protein crystals for solar energy conversion

Patrick O. Saboe, Carolyn E. Lubner, Nicholas S. McCool, Nella M. Vargas-Barbosa, Hengjing Yan, Stanley Chan, Bryan Ferlez, Guillermo C. Bazan, John H. Golbeck, Manish Kumar, 2014, Advanced Materials on p. 7064-7069

Regulation of gene expression in Shewanella oneidensis MR-1 during electron acceptor limitation and bacterial nanowire formation

Sarah E. Barchinger, Sahand Pirbadian, Christine Sambles, Carol S. Baker, Kar Man Leung, Nigel J. Burroughs, Mohamed Y. El-Naggar, John H. Golbeck, 2016, Applied and Environmental Microbiology on p. 5428-5443

Evidence that histidine forms a coordination bond to the A<sub>0A</sub> and A<sub>0B</sub> chlorophylls and a second H-bond to the A<sub>1A</sub> and A<sub>1B</sub> phylloquinones in M688H<sub>PsaA</sub> and M668H<sub>PsaB</sub> variants of Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803

Junlei Sun, Sijie Hao, Matthew Radle, Wu Xu, Ivan Shelaev, Victor Nadtochenko, Vladimir Shuvalov, Alexey Semenov, Heather Gordon, Art Van Der Est, John H. Golbeck, 2014, Biochimica et Biophysica Acta - Bioenergetics on p. 1362-1375