Publications of Action members acknowledging COST TD1102




1. Friebe, V. M., Delgado, J. D., Swainsbury, D. J., Gruber, J. M., Chanaewa, A., van Grondelle, R., Jones, M.R. & Frese, R. N. (2015). Plasmon‐Enhanced Photocurrent of Photosynthetic Pigment Proteins on Nanoporous Silver. Advanced Functional Materials.
2. Kamran, M., Friebe, V. M., Delgado, J. D., Aartsma, T. J., Frese, R. N., & Jones, M. R. (2015). Demonstration of asymmetric electron conduction in pseudosymmetrical photosynthetic reaction centre proteins in an electrical circuit. Nature communications,6.
3. Carmeli, I., Cohen, M., Heifler, O., Lilach, Y., Zalevsky, Z., Mujica, V., & Richter, S. (2015). Spatial modulation of light transmission through a single microcavity by coupling of photosynthetic complex excitations to surface plasmons. Nature communications,6.
4. Caterino, R., Csiki, R., Lyuleeva, A., Pfisterer, J., Wiesinger, M., Janssens, S. D., … & Garrido, J. A. (2015). Photocurrent generation in diamond electrodes modified with reaction centers. ACS applied materials & interfaces, 7(15), 8099-8107.
5. Ciriaco, F., Tangorra, R. R., Antonucci, A., Giotta, L., Agostiano, A., Trotta, M., & Milano, F. (2015). Semiquinone oscillations as a tool for investigating the ubiquinone binding to photosynthetic reaction centers. European Biophysics Journal, 44(3), 183-192.
6. Faccio, G., Gajda-Schrantz, K., Ihssen, J., Boudoire, F., Hu, Y., Mun, B. S., … & Braun, A. (2015). Charge transfer between photosynthetic proteins and hematite in bio-hybrid photoelectrodes for solar water splitting cells. Nano Convergence, 2(1), 1-11.
7. Bertalan, I., Munder, M. C., Weiß, C., Kopf, J., Fischer, D., & Johanningmeier, U. (2015). A rapid, modular and marker-free chloroplast expression system for the green alga Chlamydomonas reinhardtii. Journal of biotechnology, 195, 60-66.
8. Caprari, S., Bizai, M., Toti, D., & Polticelli, F. (2015). LIBRA: LIgand Binding site Recognition Application. Bioinformatics, 31(24), 4020-4022.
9. Staneva D., Vasileva-Tonkova E., Makki M.S.I., Sobahi T.R., Abdеl-Rahman R.M., Boyaci I.H., Grabchev I. Synthesis and spectral characterization of a new PPA dendrimer modified with 4-bromo-1,8-naphthalimide. Tetrahedron 2015; 71: 1080-1087.
10. S. Yordanova, H. T.Temiz, I. H. Boyaci, S. Stoyanov, E. Vasileva-Tonkova, A. Asiri, I. Grabchev (2015). Synthesis, characterization and in vitro antimicrobial activity of a new blue fluorescent Cu(II) metal complex of bis-1,8-naphthalimide, Journal of Molecular Structure, 1101, 50-56.
11. Penu, R., Litescu, S. C., Eremia, S. A., Vasilescu, I., Radu, G. L., Giardi, M. T., Pezzotti G, Rea, G. (2015). Application of an optimized electrochemical sensor for monitoring astaxanthin antioxidant properties against lipoperoxidation. New Journal of Chemistry, 39, 6428-6436.
12. Scognamiglio V, Antonacci A, Lambreva MD, Litescu SC, Rea G (2015) Synthetic biology and biomimetic chemistry as converging technologies fostering a new generation of smart biosensors. Biosensors and Bioelectronics 74, 1076-1086.
13. Lambreva, M.D., Lavecchia, T., Tyystjärvi, E., Antal, T.K., Orlanducci, S., Margonelli, A., Rea, G. (2015). Potential of carbon nanotubes in algal biotechnology. Photosynthesis research, 1-21.
14. Pezzotti, G., Giardi, M. T., Rea, G., Lambreva, M., Pezzotti, I. (2015). Desarrollo de nuevos instrumentos biosensores ambientales para el analisis de herbicidas. REVISTA POLITÉCNICA, 4(6), 117-124.
15. Husu, I., Magyar, M., Szabo, T., Fiser, B., Gómez-Bengoa, E., & Nagy, L. (2015). Structure and binding efficiency relations of QB site inhibitors of photosynthetic reaction centres. General physiology and biophysics, 34(2), 119-133.




16. Swainsbury, D. J., Friebe, V. M., Frese, R. N., & Jones, M. R. (2014). Evaluation of a biohybrid photoelectrochemical cell employing the purple bacterial reaction centre as a biosensor for herbicides. Biosensors and Bioelectronics, 58, 172-178.
17. T. Kothe, S. Pöller, F. Zhao, P. Fortgang, M. Rögner, W. Schuhmann, N. Plumeré (2014). Engineered electron transfer chain in Photosystem 1 based photocathodes outperforms electron transfer rates in natural photosynthesis. Chemistry – A European Journal, 20, 11029 – 11034
18. V. Hartmann, T. Kothe, S. Pöller, E. El-Mohsnawy, M. M. Nowaczyk, N. Plumeré, W. Schuhmann, M. Rögner (2014). Redox hydrogels with adjusted redox potential for improved efficiency in Z-scheme inspired biophotovoltaic cells. Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 16, 11936 – 11941.
19. Caterino, R., Csiki, R., Wiesinger, M., Sachsenhauser, M., Stutzmann, M., Garrido, J. A., … & Haenen, K. (2014). Organophosphonate Biofunctionalization of Diamond Electrodes. ACS Applied materials & interfaces, 6(16), 13909-13916.
20. Mavelli, F., Trotta, M., Ciriaco, F., Agostiano, A., Giotta, L., Italiano, F., & Milano, F. (2014). The binding of quinone to the photosynthetic reaction centers: kinetics and thermodynamics of reactions occurring at the QB-site in zwitterionic and anionic liposomes. European Biophysics Journal, 43(6-7), 301-315.
21. Nagy, L., Hajdu, K., Torma, S., Csikós, S., Szabó, T., Magyar, M., … & Magrez, A. (2014). Photosynthetic reaction centre/carbon nanotube bundle composites. Physica status solidi (b), 251(12), 2366-2371.
22. Touloupakis E, Chatzipetrou M, Boutopoulos C, Gkouzou A, and Zergioti I. (2014). A polyphenol biosensor realized by laser printing technology. Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical 193: 301–305.
23. Scognamiglio, V., Arduini, F., Palleschi, G., & Rea, G. (2014). Biosensing technology for sustainable food safety. TrAC Trends in Analytical Chemistry,62, 1-10.
24. P.J.D. Janssen, M.D. Lambreva, N. Plumeré, C. Bartolucci, A. Antonacci, K. Buonasera, R.N. Frese, V. Scognamiglio, G. Rea (2014). Photosynthesis at the forefront of a sustainable life. Frontiers in Chemistry, 2:36.
25. Zhao, F., Sliozberg, K., Rögner, M., Plumeré, N., & Schuhmann, W. (2014). The Role of Hydrophobicity of Os-Complex-Modified Polymers for Photosystem 1 Based Photocathodes. Journal of The Electrochemical Society, 161(13), H3035-H3041.
26. Rea G. (2014). Editorial Thematic Issue: Sensors and Transducers in the Landscape of Photosynthesis. Curr Protein Pept Sci. 2014;15(4):283-4.
27. Caffarri S, Tibiletti T, Jennings RC, Santabarbara S. A comparison between plant photosystem I and photosystem II architecture and functioning. Curr Protein Pept Sci. 2014;15(4):296-331.
28. Nagy L, Magyar M, Szabó T, Hajdu K, Giotta L, Dorogi M, Milano F. Photosynthetic machineries in nano-systems. Curr Protein Pept Sci. 2014;15(4):363-73.
29. Campi G, Ciasca G, Poccia N, Ricci A, Fratini M, Bianconi A. Controlling photoinduced electron transfer via defects self-organization for novel functional macromolecular systems. Curr Protein Pept Sci. 2014;15(4):394-9.
30. Lambreva MD, Russo D, Polticelli F, Scognamiglio V, Antonacci A, Zobnina V, Campi G, Rea G. Structure/function/dynamics of photosystem II plastoquinone binding sites. Curr Protein Pept Sci. 2014;15(4):285-95.
31. Roach T, Krieger-Liszkay A. Regulation of photosynthetic electron transport and photoinhibition. Curr Protein Pept Sci. 2014;15(4):351-62.
32. Ihssen J, Braun A, Faccio G, Gajda-Schrantz K, Thöny-Meyer L. Light harvesting proteins for solar fuel generation in bioengineered photoelectrochemical cells. Curr Protein Pept Sci. 2014;15(4):374-84.
33. Carbonera D, Di Valentin M, Spezia R, Mezzetti A. The unique photophysical properties of the Peridinin-Chlorophyll-α-Protein. Curr Protein Pept Sci. 2014;15(4):332-50.
34. Goss T, Hanke G. The end of the line: can ferredoxin and ferredoxin NADP(H) oxidoreductase determine the fate of photosynthetic electrons? Curr Protein Pept Sci. 2014;15(4):385-93.




35. Kothe T, Plumeré N, Badura A, Nowaczyk MM, Guschin DA, and Rögner M et al. (2013). Combination of A Photosystem 1-Based Photocathode and a Photosystem 2-Based Photoanode to a Z-Scheme Mimic for Biophotovoltaic Applications. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 52: 14233–14236.
36. Malferrari M, Mezzetti A, Francia F, Venturoli G. Effects of dehydration on light-induced conformational changes in bacterial photosynthetic reaction centers probed by optical and differential FTIR spectroscopy. Biochim Biophys Acta. 2013 Mar;1827(3):328-39.
37. Scognamiglio V, Stano P, Polticelli F, Antonacci A, Lambreva MD, Pochetti G, Giardi MT, Rea G. Design and biophysical characterization of atrazine-sensing peptides mimicking the Chlamydomonas reinhardtii plastoquinone binding niche. Phys Chem Chem Phys. 2013 Aug 21;15(31):13108-15.
38. Husu I., Rodio G., Touloupakis E., Lambreva M.D., Buonasera K., Litescu S.C., Giardi M.T., Rea G. (2013). Insights into photo-electrochemical sensing of herbicides driven by Chlamydomonas reinhardtii cells. Sensors & Actuators: B. Chemical 185: 321–330.
39. Lambreva MD, Giardi MT, Rambaldi I, Antonacci A, Pastorelli S, Bertalan I., Husu I., Johanningmeier U, Rea G. (2013) A Powerful Molecular Engineering Tool Provided Efficient Chlamydomonas Mutants as Bio-Sensing Elements for Herbicides Detection. PLoS ONE 8(4): e61851.
40. Grabchev I, Boyaci IH, Tamer U, and Petkov I. 2013. Zn (II) and Cu (II) Halide Complexes of Poly(propylene amine) Dendrimer Analysed by Infrared and Raman Spectroscopies. International Journal of Inorganic Chemistry 2013: 1–6.
41. H.T. Temiz, I.H. Boyaci, I. Grabchev, U. Tamer, Surface enhanced Raman spectroscopy as a new spectral technique for quantitative detection of metal ions, Spectrochimica Acta Part A: Molecular and Biomolecular Spectroscopy, 116 (2013) 339-347.
42. F. Formisano et al. (2013). The Neutron Spectrometer BRISP: a new approach to the study of excitations in condesend matter at low momentum transfer in the meV energy region. J. Phys. Soc.Jpn 82, SA028
43. M. Magyar, K. Hajdu, T. Szabó, B. Endrődi, K. Hernádi, E. Horváth, A. Magrez, L. Forró, Cs. Visy, L. Nagy (2013) Sensing hydrogen peroxide by carbon nanotube/horse radish peroxidase bio-nanocomposite. Phys. Status Solidi B, 250 (12), 2559–2563.