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

Photosystem I Protein Complex Proteins Electrons Nanoparticles Iron Photosynthetic Reaction Center Complex Proteins Light Oxygen Membranes Bacteriochlorophylls Lighting Peptides Molecules Chlorophyll Cyanobacteria Ferredoxins Temperature Solar Energy Photosynthesis Hydrogenase Spectroscopy Acidobacteria Bacteria Sulfhydryl Compounds Electron Transport

Most Recent Papers

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

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

Control of electron transfer by protein dynamics in photosynthetic reaction centers

Michael Gorka, Dmitry A. Cherepanov, Alexey Yu Semenov, John H. Golbeck, 2020, Critical Reviews in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology on p. 425-468

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

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

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

Designing a modified clostridial 2[4Fe–4S] ferredoxin as a redox coupler to directly link photosystem I with a Pt nanoparticle

Karim A. Walters, John H. Golbeck, 2020, Photosynthesis Research on p. 165-181

Generating dihydrogen by tethering an [FeFe]hydrogenase via a molecular wire to the A<sub>1A</sub>/A<sub>1B</sub> sites of photosystem I

Michael Gorka, John H. Golbeck, 2020, Photosynthesis Research on p. 155-163

Structure and function of an unusual flavodoxin from the domain Archaea

Divya Prakash, Prashanti R. Iyer, Suharti Suharti, Karim A. Walters, Michel Geovanni Santiago-Martinez, John H. Golbeck, Katsuhiko S. Murakami, James G. Ferry, 2019, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America on p. 25917-25922

Reaction centers of the thermophilic microaerophile, chloracidobacterium thermophilum (Acidobacteria) I: Biochemical and biophysical characterization

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

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

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

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

A novel photosynthetic strategy for adaptation to low-iron aquatic environments

Devendra Chauhan, I. Mihaela Folea, Craig C. Jolley, Roman Kour̂il, Carolyn E. Lubner, Su Lin, Dorota Kolber, Felisa Wolfe-Simon, John H. Golbeck, Egbert J. Boekema, Petra Fromme, 2011, Biochemistry on p. 686-692

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

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

Ultrastructural analysis and identification of envelope proteins of "Candidatus chloracidobacterium thermophilum" chlorosomes

Amaya M.Garcia Costas, Yusuke Tsukatani, Steven P. Romberger, Gert T. Oostergetel, Egbert J. Boekema, John H. Golbeck, Donald Ashley Bryant, 2011, Journal of Bacteriology on p. 6701-6711

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

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

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