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Here the publications produced by this project will be added continuously. Underlined are researchers from the PHOTO.COMM Consortium

Publications produced within this project:

[30] Serena Lima, Conner L. Webb, Evelyne Deery, Colin Robinson and Julie A. Z. Zedler (2018) Human Intrinsic Factor Expression for Bioavailable Vitamin B12 Enrichment in Microalgae. Biology 2018, 7(1), 19; doi:10.3390/biology7010019

[29] Angeleri, M., Zorina, A., Aro, E.-M. and Battchikova, N. (2018), Interplay of SpkG kinase and the Slr0151 protein in the phosphorylation of Ferredoxin 5 in Synechocystis sp. strain PCC 6803. FEBS Lett. Article ID: FEB212970. doi:10.1002/1873-3468.12970

[28] Zulu N, Popko J, Zienkiewicz K, Tarazona P, Herrfurth C, and Feussner I (2017). Heterologous co‑expression of a yeast diacylglycerol acyltransferase (ScDGA1) and a
plant oleosin (AtOLEO3) as an efficient tool for enhancing triacylglycerol accumulation
in the marine diatom Phaeodactylum tricornutum. Biofuels, 10:187
DOI 10.1186/s13068-017-0874-1

[27] David Malatinszky, Ralf Steuer, and Patrik R Jones (2016) A comprehensively curated genome-scale two-cell model for the cyanobacterium Anabaena sp. PCC 7120
Plant Physiology 2016: pp.01487.2016. doi: http:/​/​dx.​doi.​org/​10.​1104/​pp.​16.​01487

[26] Jens Georg, Gergana Kostova, Linda Vuorijoki, ..., Matthias E. Futschik, Eva-Mari Aro, and Wolfgang R. Hess (2017) Acclimation of Oxygenic Photosynthesis to Iron Starvation Is Controlled by the sRNA IsaR1, Current Biology. Volume 27, Issue 10, 22:1425–1436. DOI:

[25] Martina Angeleri, Dorota Muth-Pawlak, Eva-Mari Aro, Natalia Battchikova (2016) Study of O-phosphorylation sites in proteins involved in photosynthesis-related processes in Synechocystis sp. strain PCC 6803: application of the SRM approach. J. Proteome Res., 15 (12), pp 4638–4652, DOI: 10.1021/acs.jproteome.6b00732

[24] Randi Engelberth Rasmussen, Simon Matthé Erstad, Erick Miguel Ramos‑Martinez, Lorenzo Fimognari, Alice Jara De Porcellinis and Yumiko Sakuragi (2016) An easy and efficient permeabilization protocol for in vivo enzyme activity assays in cyanobacteria. Microb Cell Fact, 15:186, DOI 10.1186/s12934-016-0587-3. Open Access

[23] Ana Barros; L. Tiago Guerra; Manuel Simões; Edgar Santos; Diana Fonseca; Joana Silva; Luis Costa; João  Navalho (2016) Mass balance analysis of carbon and nitrogen in industrial scale mixotrophic microalgae cultures. Algal Research. 10.1016/j.algal.2016.10.014

[22] de Porcellinis A.J., Klähn S., Rosgaard L., Kirsch R., Gutekunst K., Georg J., Hess W.R., Sakuragi Y. (2016) The non-coding RNA Ncr0700/PmgR1 is required for photomixotrophic growth and the regulation of glycogen accumulation in the cyanobacterium Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803. Plant Cell Physiol. 57(10): 2091–2103 (2016) doi:10.1093/pcp/pcw128

[21] Klotz A., Georg J., Bučínská L., Watanabe S., Reimann V., Januszewski W., Sobotka R, Jendrossek D., Hess W.R., Forchhammer K. (2016) Awakening of a dormant cyanobacterium from nitrogen chlorosis reveals a genetically determined program. Current Biology, 26: 2862–2872, DOI: 10.1016/j.cub.2016.08.054.

[20] Raleiras P, Khanna N, Miranda H, Mészáros LS, Krassen H, Ho F, Battchikova N, Aro E-M, Magnuson A, Lindblad P, and Styring S (2016) Turning around the electron flow in an uptake hydrogenase. EPR spectroscopy and in vivo activity of a designed mutant in HupSL from Nostoc punctiforme. Energ Environ Sci, 9: 581-594.DOI: 10.1039/c5ee02694f

[19] Matuszyńska A*, Angeleri M, Riseley A, Miguel Ramos-Martinez E, Guerra T, Moejes FW* (2016) A Young Algaeneers' perspective: Communication and networking are key to successful multidisciplinary research. Algal Res., 2016, doi:10.1016/j.algal.2016.07.013. In Press (available online).
*) Fellows from the ITN AccliPhot, which YAS2016 and the conference ENCAPP2016 was co-organized with.

[18] Zedler JAZ, Mullineaux CW, Robinson C (2016) Efficient targeting of recombinant proteins to the thylakoid lumen in Chlamydomonas reinhardtii using a bacterial Tat signal peptide. Algal Research. 19:57–62. doi:10.1016/j.algal.2016.07.007

[17] Mellor S, Nielsen A, Burow M, Motawia M, Jakubauskas D, Møller BL, Jensen PE (2016). Fusion of ferredoxin and cytochrome P450 enables direct light-driven biosynthesis. ACS Chemical Biology, DOI: 10.1021/acschembio.6b00190.

[16] Nielsen AZ, Mellor SB, Vavitsas K, Wlodarczyk AJ, Gnanasekaran T, Ramos H de Jesus MP, King BC, Bakowski K, Jensen PE (2016). Extending the biosynthetic repertoires of cyanobacteria and chloroplasts. The Plant Journal 87: 87-102, doi: 10.1111/tpj.13173.

[15] Helliwell KE, Lawrence AD, Holzer A, Kudahl UJ, Sasso S, Kräutler B, Scanlan DJ, Warren MJ, Smith AG.(2016) Cyanobacteria and Eukaryotic Algae Use Different Chemical Variants of Vitamin B12. Curr Biol. 26: 999–1008. pii: S0960-9822(16)30123-3. doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2016.02.041.

[14] Zedler, J.A.Z., Gangl, D., Guerra, T., Santos, E., Verdelho, V.V. and Robinson, C. (2016). Pilot-scale cultivation of wall deficient transgenic Chlamydomonas reinhardtii strains expressing recombinant proteins in the chloroplast. Appl. Microbiol. Biotechnol. doi:10.1007/s00253-016-7430-y ​

[13] Frain KM, Gangl D, Jones A, Zedler JAZ, Robinson C (2016) Protein Translocation and Thylakoid Biogenesis in cyanobacteria. Biochim. Biophys. Acta, 1857:266-273.

[12] Aro, EM. 2016:  From first generation biofuels to advanced solar biofuels. - AMBIO 45(1): S24-S31.   [A1]   Free article   (Epub 2015 Dec 14)

[11] Wlodarczyk A., Gnanasekaran T., Zygadlo Nielsen A., Zulu N.N., Mellor S.B., Bang
Thøfner J.F., Olsen C.E., Mottawie M.S., Burow M., Luckner M, Pribil M., Feussner
., Møller B.L., and Jensen P.E. (2016) Metabolic engineering of light-driven cytochrome P450 dependent pathways into Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803. Metabolic Engineering. 33: 1-11. doi: 10.1016/j.ymben.2015.10.009.

[10] Isojärvi J, Shunmugam S, Sivonen K, Allahverdiyeva Y, Aro E-M, and Battchikova N (2015). Draft genome sequence of Calothrix strain 336/3, a novel H2-producing
cyanobacterium isolated from a Finnish lake. Genome Announc 3(1):e01474-14. doi:10.1128/genomeA.01474-14.

[9] Chukhutsina V, Bersanini L, Aro E-M, and van Amerongen H (2015). Cyanobacterial flv4-2 Operon-Encoded Proteins Optimize Light Harvesting and Charge Separation in Photosystem II. Mol. Plant. 8: 747–761.

[8] Roitman, S., Flores-Uribe, J., Philosof, A., Knowles, B., Rohwer, F., Ignacio-Espinoza, J.C., Sullivan, M.B., Cornejo-Castillo, F.M., Sanchez, P., Acinas, S.G., Dupont, C.L., and Beja, O. (2015) Closing the gaps on the viral photosystem-I psaDCAB gene organization. Environ. Microbiol. Link to publication

[7] Gangl D,  Zedler J,  Rajakumar PD, Martinez EMRRiseley A, Wlodarczyk A, Purton S, Sakuragi YHowe CJJensen PE, and Robinson C (2015) Biotechnological exploitation of microalgae. J. Experimental Botany. 66: 6975–6990, doi: 10.1093/jxb/erv426.

[6] Zedler, J.A.Z., Gangl, D., Hamberger, B., Purton, S., and Robinson, C. (2015). Stable Expression of a Bifunctional Diterpene Synthase in the Chloroplast of Chlamydomonas reinhardtii. J. Appl. Phycol 27: 2271-2277.

[5] Battchikova N, Angeleri M, Aro E-M (2015) Proteomic approaches in research of cyanobacterial photosynthesis. Photosynth Res. 126(1):47-70. doi: 10.1007/s11120-014-0050-4. Epub 2014 Oct 31.

[4] Rogato A, Richard H, Sarazin A, Voss B, Navarro SC, Champeimont R, Navarro L, Carbone A, Hess WR, and Falciato (2014) The diversity of small non-coding RNAs in the
diatom Phaeodactylum tricornutum. BMC Genomics, 15:698

[3] Gangl, D., Zedler, J.A.Z., Włodarczyk, A., Jensen, P-E., Purton, S., and Robinson, C. (2015). Expression and membrane-targeting of an active plant Cytochrome P450 in the Chlamydomonas reinhardtii chloroplast genome. Phytochemistry 110:22-28. doi: 10.1016/j.phytochem.2014.12.006

[2] Pásztor A, Kallio P, Malatinszky D, Akhtar MK, and Jones PR (2014) A synthetic O2-tolerant butanol pathway exploiting native fatty acid biosynthesis in Escherichia coli. Biotechnology and Bioengineering, 112(1): 120-128. (link to publication)
DOI: 10.1002/bit.25324

[1] Kazamia E, Riseley ASHowe CJ, and Smith AG (2014) An Engineered Community Approach for Industrial Cultivation of Microalgae. Industrial Biotechnology, 10(3): 184-191. DOI: 10.1089/ind.2013.0041


Other relevant publications produced within the consortium:

[13] Kopf M., Klähn S., Scholz I., Hess W.R., Voß B. (2015) Variations in the non-coding transcriptome as a driver of inter-strain divergence and physiological adaptation in bacteria. Scientific Reports (Nature Publishing Group) 5, 9560, DOI: 10.1038/srep09560.

[12] Kopf, M., Hess W.R. (2015) Regulatory RNAs in photosynthetic cyanobacteria. FEMS Microbiol. Reviews 39, 301–315, DOI: 10.1093/femsre/fuv017.

[11] Lund CH, Bromley JR, Stenbæk A, Rasmussen RE, Scheller HV, and Sakuragi Y (2015) A reversible Renilla luciferase protein complementation assay for rapid identification of protein-protein interactions reveals the existence of an interaction network involved in xyloglucan biosynthesis in the plant Golgi apparatus. J Exp Bot, 66(1):85-97. doi: 10.1093/jxb/eru401. Epub 2014 Oct 18.

[10] Georg J., Dienst D., Schürgers N., Wallner T., Kopp D., Stazic D., Kuchmina E., Klähn S., Lokstein H., Hess W.R., Wilde A. (2014) The small regulatory RNA SyR1/PsrR1 controls photosynthetic functions in cyanobacteria. Plant Cell 26, 3661-3679.

[9] Kopf M., Klähn S., Voß B., Stüber K., Hüttel B., Reinhardt R., Hess W.R. (2014a) Finished genome sequence of the unicellular cyanobacterium Synechocystis sp. strain PCC 6714. Genome Announcements 2(4), pii: e00757-14. doi: 10.1128/genomeA.00757-14.

[8] Kopf M., Klähn S., Scholz I., Matthiessen J.K.F., Hess W.R., Voß B. (2014b) Comparative analysis of the primary transcriptome of Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803. DNA Research 21, 527-539.

[7] Jensen PE, and Leister D (2014) Chloroplast evolution, structure and functions. F1000Prime Reports, 6(40).

[6]* Ferloni L, Angeleri M,  Pantaleoni L, Pagliano C, Longoni P, Marsano F, Aro E-M, Suorsa M, Baldisserotto C, Giovanardi M, Cella R, and Pancaldi S (2014) Light-dependent reversible phosphorylation of the minor photosystem II antenna Lhcb6 (CP24) occurs in lycophytes. The Plant Journal, 7(6): 893–905. 
doi: 10.1111/tpj.12437. 
*The work was part of the Master Thesis of ESR7, Martina Angeleri (underlined).

[5]  Lassen LM, 1, Nielsen AZ, Olsen CE, Bialek W, Jensen K, Møller BL, and Jensen PE (2014) Anchoring a Plant Cytochrome P450 via PsaM to the Thylakoids in Synechococcus sp. PCC 7002: evidence for light-driven biosynthesis. PLOS ONE (open access); 9(7) e102184. PDF

[4] Voß B., Hess W.R. (2014) The identification of bacterial non-coding RNAs through complementary approaches. In: Hartmann, Bindereif, Schön and Westhof (Editors) Handbook of RNA Biochemistry. WILEY-VCH, Weinheim, Germany, ISBN: 978-3-527-32764-5. 1384 pages.

[3] Nafisi M., Stranne M., Zhang L, van Kan J.A.L., and Sakuragi Y. (2014). The endo-arabinanase BcAra1 is a novel host-specific virulence factor of the 1 necrotic fungal
2 phytopathogen Botrytis cinerea. Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions. 27(8): 781-792.  DOI: 10.1094/MPMI-02-14-0036-R

[2]* Penchovsky R., and Kostova G.T. (2013) Computational Selection and Experimental Validation of Allosteric Ribozymes That Sense a Specific Sequence of Human Telomerase Reverse Transcriptase mRNAs as Universal Anticancer Therapy Agents. Nucleic acid therapeutics 23(6): 408-417.
*The work was part of the Master Thesis of ESR5, Gergana Kostova (underlined).

[1] Nielsen A.Z., Ziersen B., Jensen K., Lassen L.M., Olsen C.E., Møller B.L., and Jensen P.E. (2013) Redirecting Photosynthetic Reducing Power toward Bioactive Natural Product Syntesis. ACS Synth. Biol., 2: 308-315. (doi link to publication)



[2] Charpentier E., Hess W.R. (2015) RNA in bacteria: biogenesis, regulatory mechanisms and functions. Editorial. FEMS Microbiol. Reviews 39, 277–279. DOI: 10.1093/femsre/fuv025.

[1] Kirkensgaard K., Lassen L.M., and Jensen P.E. (2014) Alger skal være fremtidens grønne fabrikker.