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 Electrons Proteins Temperature Iron Nanoparticles Kinetics Bacteriochlorophylls Oxygen Vitamin K 1 Membranes Chlorophyll Lighting Chlorophyll F Synechococcus Energy Transfer Genes Ferredoxins Peptides Chlorophyll A Cyanobacteria Photosystem I Light Electron Transfer Photosynthetic Reaction Center Complex Proteins

Most Recent Papers

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

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

Multiple pathways of charge recombination revealed by the temperature dependence of electron transfer kinetics in cyanobacterial photosystem I

Georgy Milanovsky, Oksana Gopta, Anastasia Petrova, M. Mamedov, Michael Gorka, Dmitry Cherepanov, John H. Golbeck, Alexey Semenov, 2019, Biochimica et Biophysica Acta - Bioenergetics on p. 601-610

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

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, 2019, Photosynthesis research

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, 2019, Photosynthesis research

Critical evaluation of electron transfer kinetics in P<sub>700</sub>–F<sub>A</sub>/F<sub>B</sub>, P<sub>700</sub>–F<sub>X</sub>, and P<sub>700</sub>–A<sub>1</sub> Photosystem I core complexes in liquid and in trehalose glass

Vasily Kurashov, Michael Gorka, Georgy E. Milanovsky, T. Wade Johnson, Dmitry A. Cherepanov, Alexey Yu Semenov, John H. Golbeck, 2018, Biochimica et Biophysica Acta - Bioenergetics on p. 1288-1301

Expression, purification and characterization of an active C491G variant of ferredoxin sulfite reductase from Synechococcus elongatus PCC 7942

Karim A. Walters, John H. Golbeck, 2018, Biochimica et Biophysica Acta - Bioenergetics on p. 1096-1107

Engineered biosynthesis of bacteriochlorophyll g <sub>F</sub> in Rhodobacter sphaeroides

Marcia Ortega-Ramos, Daniel P. Canniffe, Matthew I. Radle, C. Neil Hunter, Donald Ashley Bryant, John H. Golbeck, 2018, Biochimica et Biophysica Acta - Bioenergetics on p. 501-509

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

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

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

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

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

Alteration of the axial met ligand to electron acceptor A<sub>0</sub> in photosystem I

Anton Savitsky, Oksana Gopta, Mahir Mamedov, John H. Golbeck, Alexander Tikhonov, Klaus Möbius, Alexey Semenov, 2010, Applied Magnetic Resonance on p. 85-102

Alteration of the H-Bond to the A<sub>1A</sub> phylloquinone in photosystem I

Nithya Srinivasan, Stefano Santabarbara, Fabrice Rappaport, Donatella Carbonera, Kevin Redding, Art Van Der Est, John H. Golbeck, 2011, Journal of Physical Chemistry B on p. 1751-1759

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