Curriculum Vitae

Vittal Yachandra

Education and Training

Ph. D.     Princeton University, 1977-82. Resonance Raman spectroscopy of iron-sulfur proteins and analogs and X-ray absorption studies of Zn and Co carbonic anhydrase.

M. S.      University of Chicago, 1975-77. Study of the interaction of suspected proximal carcinogens with DNA using fluorescence and EPR techniques.

M. Sc.    Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, India, 1973-75.

B. Sc.     University of Madras, Loyola College, Madras, India, 1970-73.

 

Research and Professional Experience

2006-present     Senior Scientist, Molecular Biophysics and Integrated Bioimaging Division/Physical Biosciences Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley.

1991-06               Staff Scientist II, Structural Biology Division/Physical Biosciences Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, CA.

1985-91                         Staff Scientist I, Chemical Biodynamics Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, CA.

1982-85        Postdoctoral Fellow, Chemical Biodynamics Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, and Department of Chemistry, University of California, Berkeley, CA.

 

Research Interests

Natural and Artificial Photosynthetic water oxidation, and metalloenzymes - the structure and mechanism of the catalytic complexes studied by biophysical techniques - X-ray spectroscopy and electron paramagnetic resonance spectroscopy - the use of femtosecond X-ray laser facilities to study the time-evolution of the catalytic reactions - with the goal of applying the principles learned from Nature to create/study bio-inspired systems.

 

Professional Honors and Invited Talks

Selected Invited Talks:

Keynote Speaker, 24th Congress of the International Union of Crystallography (IUCr), Hyderabad, India, Aug, 2017

ACS 253rd National Meeting, San Francisco, CA, April, 2017.

The 4th Banff Meeting on Structural Dynamics and Ultrafast Dynamics with X-rays and Electrons, Feb, 2015.

The 4th International Symposium on Solar Fuels and Solar Cells & The 3rd DNL Conference on Clean Energy, Dalian, China, Oct, 2014.

X-ray Lasers in Biology - Royal Society Discussion meeting, London, UK. Oct 2013.

Dynamic Pathways in Multidimensional Landscapes, Helmholtz Institute, Berlin, Sep 2013.

SSRL Summer School on Synchrotron X-Ray Absorption Spectroscopy, Stanford, CA. June 2013.

Spectroscopy Society of Pittsburgh, Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA. Feb 2013.

22nd Western Photosynthesis Conference, Asilomar, CA. Jan 2013.

XAFS15 - 15th International Conference for X-ray Absorption Fine Structure. XAFS 15, Beijing, China. July, 2012.

NGLS@Noon, LBNL, Berkeley, CA. June 2012.

LCLS II New Instruments Workshop, LCLS, Stanford, CA. Mar 2012.

DOE Photosynthetic Systems Research Meeting, Baltimore, MD. Nov, 2011.

Workshop on Time-Resolved Science at the ALS, LBNL, Berkeley, CA. Oct 2011.

Symposium on XAFS Studies in Biology Coupled to Crystallography, XXII Congress and General Assembly of the International Union of Crystallography, Madrid, Spain. Aug 2011.

DOE BER Panel on Applications of New DOE National User Facilities in Biology, May, 2011.

From Structures and Mechanism of Biological Enzymes to Biomass Production and Utilization, Renewable Energy Workshop. Umea, Sweden. Mar, 2010.

Department of Photochemistry and Molecular Science, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden. Mar, 2010.

The Future of Ultrafast Soft X-ray Science, UXSL Center, LBNL. Dec, 2009.

238th ACS National Meeting, Symposium: The Physical Chemistry of Photon to Fuel Conversion, Washington, D.C. Aug, 2009.

Public Lecture, How Plants Do It: Lights, Oxygen, Action, Stanford Linear Accelerator Center, Stanford, CA. Aug, 2008.

Max-Planck Institute for Bioinorganic Chemistry, Mulheim, Germany, June, 2008.

SSRL Structural Molecular Biology Summer School, SSRL, Stanford, Sep, 2007.

3rd BioXAS Study Weekend, Metalloproteomics. Synchrotron-Soleil, Saint-Auburn, France. Aug, 2007

Royal Society Discussion Meeting, Revealing How Nature Uses Sunlight to Split Water, London, U.K. April 2007.

Spectroscopy Around Biological Crystallography Workshop. European Synchrotron Radiation Facility, Grenoble, France. Feb, 2007.

Gordon Research Conference, Metals in Biology, Ventura, CA. Jan 2007.

Princeton University, Department of Chemistry, Princeton, NJ. Nov, 2006

13th International Conference on X-ray Absorption Fine Structure (XAFS13), Plenary Speaker, Stanford, CA. July 2006.

Gordon Research Conference, Photosynthesis. Bryant College, RI. July 2006.

Structural Molecular Biology Summer School, SSRL, Stanford, CA. Sep, 2005.

229th American Chemical Society National Meeting, San Diego, Mar, 2005.

Panel Discussion on Structure of Photosystem II and the Mn4Ca Cluster, 14th Western Photosynthesis Conference, Asilomar, Jan 2005.

SSRL Structural Molecular Biology Resource Site Visit of NIH and BER, Stanford, CA. Nov 2004.

Stanford Synchrotron Radiation Laboratory Users Meeting, Stanford, CA. Oct 2004.

13th International Congress on Photosynthesis, Montreal, Canada. Sep 2004.

Structure and Function of Photosystem II Session, Chair. Photosynthesis and Post-Genomic Era. Trois-Rivires, Qubec, Canada. Sep 2004.

Stanford-Berkeley Structural Molecular Biology Summer School, Stanford, CA. Aug, 2004.

Reaction Centers session, Chair. 13th Western Photosynthesis Conference, Asilomar, CA. Jan 2004.

Department of Chemistry, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ. Nov, 2003.

314th Heraeus Conference, Water Oxidation in Photosynthesis, Bad Honnef, Germany. Nov 2003.

Anorganische-Chemisches Institut, Westflische Wilhelms-Universitt, Munster, Germany. Nov, 2003.

Inelastic X-ray Scattering and Advanced Spectroscopy Beamline at SPEAR3, Stanford Synchrotron Radiation Laboratory Workshop, Stanford, CA. Oct 2003.

12th Western Photosynthesis Conference, Asilomar, CA. Jan 2003.

Biology Session, Chair. 29th Stanford Synchrotron Radiation Laboratory Users Meeting, Stanford, CA. Oct 2002.

Catalysis Workshop, Stanford Synchrotron Radiation Laboratory, Stanford, CA. Oct 2002.

Soft X-ray Research Opportunities Using Beamline 9.3.1, Advanced Light Source, Berkeley, CA. Oct 2002.

Novartis Foundation, Discussion on Photosystem II. London, U.K. March 2002.

Royal Society meeting on Photosystem II: Molecular Structure and Function,  London, U.K. March 2002.

Western Photosynthesis Conference, Asilomar, CA Jan 2002.

Seminar series, Department of Chemistry, University of California, Davis. Oct 2001

The Nobel Committee for Chemistry and the ESF Programme for Biophysics and Photosynthesis. Hr, Sweden. Participated in: Water Oxidation A Creative Discussion. Feb 1999.

Gordon Research Conference in Metals in Biology, Ventura, CA. Jan, 1999.

Department of Biochemistry Seminar/Tutorial Series in Physical Biochemistry Univ. of California, Riverside, CA. May 1998.

Symposium in Honor of Ken Sauer and Mel Klein. Berkeley, CA. Jan 1998.

Department of Chemistry Seminar Series, New York University, New York, NY. Oct 1997.

Gordon Research Conference, Photosynthesis: Biophysical Aspects. Plymouth State College, NH. Aug 1997.

ALS/CXRO Seminar Series. July 1996.

ICBIC 7, Seventh International Conference in Bioinorganic Conference. Lbeck, Germany. Sep. 1995.

US-Japan Bi-National Conference on Dynamic Aspects of Photochemical Reaction Centers. Tokyo, Japan. Jan 1995.

XAFS VIII, Eighth International Conference on XAFS, Berlin, Germany. Aug 1994.

Ninth International Photosynthesis Congress, Nagoya, Japan. Sep 1992.

XAFS VII, Seventh International Conference on X-ray Absorption Fine Structure. Kobe, Japan. Aug 1992.

Biophysical Society, Bioenergetics Subgroup, Houston, TX. Feb 1992.

Stanford Synchrotron Radiation Laboratory Users Conference, Stanford, CA, Oct 1991.

XAFS V, Fifth International Conference on X-ray Absorption Fine Structure, Seattle, WA. Aug 1988.

Stanford Synchrotron Radiation Laboratory Users Conference, Stanford, CA. Oct 1985.

Awards:

Recipient of the National Science Talent Scholarship, India, 1970-75.

Awarded the National Merit Scholarship, India, 1970 and 1973.

Synergistic Activities

Member, Scientific Advisory Committee, Advanced Light Source, Berkeley, 2012-2015

Proposal Review Panel, LCLS X-ray Laser Facility, SLAC, Stanford, 2009-2012.

Member, Physical Biosciences Division Staff Committee, LBNL, 2007-2015

Member, LBNL Laboratory Staff Committee, 2007-2012.

Affiliate Member, Joint Center for Artificial Photosynthesis, LBNL, Berkeley, 2010-2012

Member, Site-visit Review Panel for the Photosynthesis Program at the Argonne National Laboratory, for Chemical Sciences, Geosciences and Biosciences of BES, DOE. 2004.

Organizing Committee, 13th, Western Photosynthesis Conference, Asilomar, CA. 2004.

Member of the Executive Committee of the Stanford Synchrotron Radiation Laboratory Users Organization. 2000-2002.

Symposium Chair, Symposium in Honor of Mel Klein and Ken Sauer, Berkeley, CA. 1998.

Member, Beamline Review Committee, National Synchrotron Light Source, Brookhaven National Laboratory. Upton, NY. 1990.

Member: American Chemical Society, International Society of Photosynthesis Research, International XAS Society.

Publications

All publications: h-index 60, total citations ~ 11300; according to Google Scholar citations (July, 2017).

2015-present

Fuller, F. D.; Gul, S.; Chatterjee, R.; Burgie, E. S.; Young, I. D.; Lebrette, H.; Srinivas, V.; Brewster, A. S.; Michels-Clark, T.; Clinger, J. A.; Andi,  B.; Ibrahim, M.; Pastor, E.; de Lichtenberg, C.; Hussein, R.; Pollock, C. J.; Zhang, M.; Stan, C. A.; Kroll, T.; Fransson, T.; Weninger, C.; Kubin, M.; Aller, P.; Lassalle, L.; Bruer, P.;            Miller,  M. D.; Amin, M.; Koroidov, S.; Roessler, C. G.; Allaire, M.; Sierra, R. G.; Docker, P. T.; Glownia, J. M.; Nelson, S.; Koglin, J. E.; Zhu, D.; Chollet, M.; Song, S.; Lemke, H.; Liang, M.; Sokaras, D.; Alonso-Mori, R.; Zouni, A.; Messinger, J.; Bergmann, U.; Boal, A. K.; Bollinger Jr, M. J.; Krebs, C.; Hgbom, M.; Phillips Jr, G. N.; Vierstra, R. D.; Sauter, N. K.; Orville, A. M.; Kern, J.; Yachandra, V. K.; Yano, J. (2017) Drop-on-Demand Sample Delivery for Studying Biocatalysts in Action at X-ray Free-Electron Lasers. Nature Methods, doi:10.1038/nmeth.4195.

Yano, J., and Yachandra, V. K. (2017) Enzymes and Models, in XAFS Techniques for Catalysts, Nanomaterials, and Surfaces (Iwasawa, Y., Asakura, K., and Tada, M. eds.), Springer International Publishing, Switzerland. pp 451-465.

Young, I. D., Ibrahim, M., Chatterjee, R., Gul, S., Fuller, F. D., Koroidov, S., Brewster, A. S., Tran, R., Alonso-Mori, R., Kroll, T., Michels-Clark, T., Laksmono, H., Sierra, R. G., Stan, C. A., R., H., M., Z., Douthit, L., Kubin, M., de Lichtenberg, C., Vo Pham, L., Nilsson, H., Cheah, M. H., Shevela, D., Saracini, C., Bean, M. A., Seuffert, I., Sokaras, D., Weng, T. C., Pastor, E., Weninger, C., Fransson, T., Lassalle, L., Bruer, P., Aller, P., Docker, P. T., Andi, B., Orville, A. M., Glownia, J. M., Nelson, S., Sikorski, M., Zhu, D., Hunter, M. S., Lane, T. J., Aquila, A., Koglin, J. E., Robinson, J., Liang, M., Boutet, S., Lyubimov, A. Y., Uervirojnangkoorn, M., Moriarty, N. W., Liebschner, D., Afonine, P. V., Waterman, D. G., Evans, G., Wernet, P., Dobbek, H., Weis, W. I., Brunger, A. T., Zwart, P. H., Adams, P. D., Zouni, A., Messinger, J., Bergmann, U., Sauter, N. K., Kern, J., Yachandra, V. K., and Yano, J. (2016) Structure of Photosystem II and Substrate Binding at Room Temperature. Nature 540, 453-457.

Sauter, N. K., Echols, N., Adams, P. D., Zwart, P. H., Kern, J., Brewster, A. S., Koroidov, S., Alonso-Mori, R., Zouni, A., Messinger, J., Bergmann, U., Yano, J., and Yachandra, V. K. (2016) No Observable Conformational Changes in PSII. Nature 533, E1-E2.

Roessler, C. G., Agarwal, R., Allaire, M., Alonso-Mori, R., Andi, B., Bachega, J. F. R., Bommer, M., Brewster, A. S., Browne, M. C., Chatterjee, R., Cho, E., Cohen, A. E., Cowan, M., Datwani, S., Davidson, V. L., Defever, J., Eaton, B., Ellson, R., Feng, Y., Ghislain, L. P., Glownia, J. M., Han, G., Hattne, J., Hellmich, J., Heroux, A., Ibrahim, M., Kern, J., Kuczewski, A., Lemke, H. T., Liu, P., Majlof, L., McClintock, W. M., Myers, S., Nelsen, S., Olechno, J., Orville, A. M., Sauter, N. K., Soares, A. S., Soltis, S. M., Song, H., Stearns, R. G., Tran, R., Tsai, Y., Uervirojnangkoorn, M., Wilmot, C. M., Yachandra, V., Yano, J., Yukl, E. T., Zhu, D., and Zouni, A. (2016) Acoustic Injectors for Drop-on-Demand Serial Femtosecond Crystallography. Structure 24, 631-640.

Kroll, T., Kern, J., Kubin, M., Ratner, D., Gul, S., Fuller, F. D., Loechel, H., Krzywinski, J., Lutman, A., Ding, Y., Dakovski, G. L., Moeller, S., Turner, J. J., Alonso-Mori, R., Nordlund, D. L., Rehanek, J., Weniger, C., Firsov, A., Brzhezinskaya, M., Chatterjee, R., Lassalle-Kaiser, B., Sierra, R. G., Laksmono, H., Hill, E., Borovik, A., Erko, A., Foehlisch, A., Mitzner, R., Yachandra, V. K., Yano, J., Wernet, P., and Bergmann, U. (2016) X-Ray Absorption Spectroscopy Using a Self-Seeded Soft X-ray Free-Electron Laser. Opt. Express 24, 22469-22480.

Hatakeyama, M., Ogata, K., Fujii, K., Yachandra, V. K., Yano, J., and Nakamura, S. (2016) Structural Changes in the S3 State of the Oxygen Evolving Complex in Photosystem II. Chem. Phys. Letts. 651, 243-250.

Chatterjee, R., Han, G., Kern, J., Gul, S., Fuller, F. D., Garachtchenko, A., Young, I. D., Weng, T.-C., Nordlund, D., Alonso-Mori, R., Bergmann, U., Sokaras, D., Hatakeyama, M., Yachandra, V. K., and Yano, J. (2016) Structural Changes Correlated with Magnetic Spin State Isomorphism in the S2 State of the Mn4CaO5 Cluster in the Oxygen-Evolving Complex of Photosystem II. Chem. Sci. 7, 5236-5248.

Baxter, E. L., Aguila, L., Alonso-Mori, R., Barnes, C. O., Bonagura, C. A., Brehmer, W., Brunger, A. T., Calero, G., Caradoc-Davies, T. T., Chatterjee, R., Degrado, W. F., Fraser, J. S., Ibrahim, M., Kern, J., Kobilka, B. K., Kruse, A. C., Larsson, K. M., Lemke, H. T., Lyubimov, A. Y., Manglik, A., McPhillips, S. E., Norgren, E., Pang, S. S., Soltis, S. M., Song, J., Thomaston, J., Tsai, Y., Weis, W. I., Woldeyes, R. A., Yachandra, V., Yano, J., Zouni, A., and Cohen, A. E. (2016) High-Density Grids for Efficient Data Collection from Multiple Crystals. Acta Cryst. D 72, 2-11.

Alonso-Mori, R., Asa, K., Bergmann, U., Brewster, A. S., Chatterjee, R., Cooper, J. K., Frei, H. M., Fuller, F. D., Goggins, E., Gul, S., Fukuzawa, H., Iablonskyi, D., Ibrahim, M., Katayama, T., Kroll, T., Kumagai, Y., McClure, B. A., Messinger, J., Motomura, K., Nagaya, K., Nishiyama, T., Saracini, C., Sato, Y., Sauter, N. K., Sokaras, D., Takanashi, T., Togashi, T., Ueda, K., Weare, W. W., Weng, T.-C., Yabashi, M., Yachandra, V. K., Young, I. D., Zouni, A., Kern, J. F., and Yano, J. (2016 ) Towards Characterization of Photo-Excited Electron Transfer and Catalysis in Natural and Artificial Systems Using XFELS. Faraday Discuss. 194, 621-638.

Sierra, R. G., Gati, C., Laksmono, H., Dao, E. H., Gul, S., Fuller, F., Kern, J., Chatterjee, R., Ibrahim, M., Brewster, A. S., Young, I. D., Michels-Clark, T., Aquila, A., Liang, M., Hunter, M. S., Koglin, J. E., Boutet, S., Junco, E. A., Hayes, B., Bogan, M. J., Hampton, C. Y., Puglisi, E. V., Sauter, N. K., Stan, C. A., Zouni, A., Yano, J., Yachandra, V. K., Soltis, S. M., Puglisi, J. D., and DeMirci, H. (2016) Concentric-Flow Electrokinetic Injector Enables Serial Crystallography of Ribosome and Photosystem II. Nature Methods 13, 59-62.

Yano, J., Kern, J., Yachandra, V. K., Nilsson, H., Koroidov, S., and Messinger, J. (2015) Light-Dependent Production of Dioxygen in Photosynthesis, in Sustaining Life on Planet Earth: Metalloenzymes Mastering Dioxygen and Other Chewy Gases (Kroneck, P. M. H., and Sosa Torres, M. E. eds.), Springer International Publishing, Switzerland. pp 13-43.

Yamaguchi, T., Yano, J., Yachandra, V. K., Nihei, Y., Togashi, H., Szilagyi, R. K., and Kohzuma, T. (2015) The Allosteric Regulation of Axial/Rhombic Population in a Type 1 Copper Site: Multi-Edge X-Ray Absorption Spectroscopic and Density Functional Studies of Pseudoazurin. Bull. Chem. Soc. Japan, 88, 1642-1652.

Lohmiller, T., Shelby, M. L., Long, X., Yachandra, V. K., and Yano, J. (2015) Removal of Ca2+ from the Oxygen-Evolving Complex in Photosystem II Has Minimal Effect on the Mn4O5 Core Structure: A Polarized Mn X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy Study. J. Phys. Chem. B. 119, 13742-13754.

Kern, J., Yachandra, V. K., and Yano, J. (2015) Metalloprotein Structures at Ambient Conditions and in Real-Time: Biological Crystallography and Spectroscopy Using X-ray Free Electron Lasers. Curr. Op. Struct. Biol. 34, 87-98.

Ibrahim, M., Chatterjee, R., Hellmich, J., Tran, R., Bommer, M., Yachandra, V. K., Yano, J., Kern, J., and Zouni, A. (2015) Improvements in Serial Femtosecond Crystallography of Photosystem II by Optimizing Crystal Uniformity Using Microseeding Procedures. Struct. Dyn. 2, 041705.

Gul, S., Ng, J. W. D., Alonso-Mori, R., Kern, J., Sokaras, D., Anzenberg, E., Lassalle-Kaiser, B., Gorlin, Y., Weng, T.-C., Zwart, P. H., Zhang, J. Z., Bergmann, U., Yachandra, V. K., Jaramillo, T. F., and Yano, J. (2015) Simultaneous Detection of Electronic Structure Changes from Two Elements of a Bifunctional Catalyst Using Wavelength-Dispersive X-ray Emission Spectroscopy and in Situ Electrochemistry. Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 17, 8901-8912.

2010-2014

Kern J, Tran R, Alonso-Mori R, Koroidov S, Echols N, Hattne J, Ibrahim M, Gul S, Laksmono H, Sierra RG, Gildea RJ, Han G, Hellmich J, Lassalle-Kaiser B, Chatterjee R, Brewster AS, Stan CA, Glckner C, Lampe A, DiFiore D, Milathianaki D, Fry AR, Seibert MM, Koglin JE, Gallo E, Uhlig J, Sokaras D, Weng TC, Zwart PH, Skinner DE, Bogan MJ, Messerschmidt M, Glatzel P, Williams GJ, Boutet S, Adams PD, Zouni A, Messinger J, Sauter NK, Bergmann U, Yano J, Yachandra VK. "Taking snapshots of photosynthetic water oxidation using femtosecond X-ray diffraction and spectroscopy.", Nat Commun 2014, 5, 4371.

Tran R, Kern J, Hattne J, Koroidov S, Hellmich J, Alonso-Mori R, Sauter NK, Bergmann U, Messinger J, Zouni A, Yano J, Yachandra VK. "The MnCa photosynthetic water-oxidation catalyst studied by simultaneous X-ray spectroscopy and crystallography using an X-ray free-electron laser.", Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 2014, 369, 20130324.

Kern J, Hattne J, Tran R, Alonso-Mori R, Laksmono H, Gul S, Sierra RG, Rehanek J, Erko A, Mitzner R, Wernet P, Bergmann U, Sauter NK, Yachandra V, Yano J. "Methods development for diffraction and spectroscopy studies of metalloenzymes at X-ray free-electron lasers.", Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 2014, 369, 20130590.

Yano J, Yachandra VK. "Mn4Ca Cluster in Photosynthesis: Where and How Water is Oxidized to Dioxygen.", Chem Rev 2014, 114, 4175-4205.

Hattne J, Echols N, Tran R, Kern J, Gildea RJ, Brewster AS, Alonso-Mori R, Gloeckner C, Hellmich J, Laksmono H, Sierra RG, Lassalle-Kaiser B, Lampe A, Han G, Gul S, Difiore D, Milathianaki D, Fry AR, Miahnahri A, White WE, Schafer DW, Seibert MM, Koglin JE, Sokaras D, Weng TC, Sellberg J, Latimer MJ, Glatzel P, Zwart PH, Grosse-Kunstleve RW, Bogan MJ, Messerschmidt M, Williams GJ, Boutet S, Messinger J, Zouni A, Yano J, Bergmann U, Yachandra VK, Adams PD, Sauter NK. "Accurate macromolecular structures using minimal measurements from X-ray free-electron lasers.", Nat Methods 2014, 11, 545-548.

Lattimer JR, Blakemore JD, Sattler W, Gul S, Chatterjee R, Yachandra VK, Yano J, Brunschwig BS, Lewis NS, Gray HB. "Assembly, characterization, and electrochemical properties of immobilized metal bipyridyl complexes on silicon(111) surfaces.", Dalton Trans 2014, 43, 15004-15012.

Mitzner R, Rehanek J, Kern J, Gul S, Hattne J, Taguchi T, Alonso-Mori R, Tran R, Weniger C, Schrder H, Quevedo W, Laksmono H, Sierra RG, Han G, Lassalle-Kaiser B, Koroidov S, Kubicek K, Schreck S, Kunnus K, Brzhezinskaya M, Firsov A, Minitti MP, Turner JJ, Moeller S, Sauter NK, Bogan MJ, Nordlund D, Schlotter WF, Messinger J, Borovik A, Techert S, de Groot FM, Fhlisch A, Erko A, Bergmann U, Yachandra VK, Wernet P, Yano J. "L-Edge X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy of Dilute Systems Relevant to Metalloproteins Using an X-ray Free-Electron Laser.", J Phys Chem Lett 2013, 4, 3641-3647.

Lassalle-Kaiser B, Boron TT 3rd, Krewald V, Kern J, Beckwith MA, Delgado-Jaime MU, Schroeder H, Alonso-Mori R, Nordlund D, Weng TC, Sokaras D, Neese F, Bergmann U, Yachandra VK, Debeer S, Pecoraro VL, Yano J. "Experimental and Computational X-ray Emission Spectroscopy as a Direct Probe of Protonation States in Oxo-Bridged MnIV Dimers Relevant to Redox-Active Metalloproteins.", Inorg Chem 2013, 52, 12915-12922.

Krewald V, Lassalle-Kaiser B, Boron TT 3rd, Pollock CJ, Kern J, Beckwith MA, Yachandra VK, Pecoraro VL, Yano J, Neese F, Debeer S. "The Protonation States of Oxo-Bridged MnIV Dimers Resolved by Experimental and Computational Mn K Pre-Edge X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy.", Inorg Chem 2013, 52, 12904-12914.

Gul S, Cooper JK, Glans PA, Guo J, Yachandra VK, Yano J, Zhang JZ. "Effect of Al3+ Co-doping on the Dopant Local Structure, Optical Properties, and Exciton Dynamics in Cu+-Doped ZnSe Nanocrystals.", ACS Nano 2013, 7, 8680-8692.

Gloeckner C, Kern J, Broser M, Zouni A, Yachandra V, Yano J. "Structural changes of the oxygen-evolving complex in photosystem II during the catalytic cycle.", J Biol Chem 2013, 288, 22607-22620.

Gorlin Y, Lassalle-Kaiser B, Benck JD, Gul S, Webb SM, Yachandra VK, Yano J, Jaramillo TF. In Situ X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy Investigation of a Bifunctional Manganese Oxide Catalyst with High Activity for Electrochemical Water Oxidation and Oxygen Reduction. J Am Chem Soc. 2013, 135, 8525-8534.

Glatzel P, Schroeder H, Pushkar Y, Boron III T, Mukherjee S, Christou G, Pecoraro VL, Messinger J, Yachandra VK, Bergmann U, Yano J. Electronic Structural Changes of Mn in the Oxygen-Evolving Complex of Photosystem II during the Catalytic Cycle, Inorg Chem. 2013, 52, 5642−5644.

Kern J, Alonso-Mori R, Tran R, Hattne J, Gildea RJ, Echols N, Glckner C, Hellmich J, Laksmono H, Sierra RG, Lassalle-Kaiser B, Koroidov S, Lampe A, Han G, Gul S, Difiore D, Milathianaki D, Fry AR, Miahnahri A, Schafer DW, Messerschmidt M, Seibert MM, Koglin JE, Sokaras D, Weng TC, Sellberg J, Latimer MJ, Grosse-Kunstleve RW, Zwart PH, White WE, Glatzel P, Adams PD, Bogan MJ, Williams GJ, Boutet S, Messinger J, Zouni A, Sauter NK, Yachandra VK, Bergmann U, Yano J. "Simultaneous Femtosecond X-ray Spectroscopy and Diffraction of Photosystem II at Room Temperature", Science 2013, 340, 491-495.

Alonso-Mori R, Kern J, Gildea RJ, Sokaras D, Weng TC, Lassalle-Kaiser B, Tran R, Hattne J, Laksmono H, Hellmich J, Gloeckner C, Echols N, Sierra RG, Schafer DW, Sellberg J, Kenney C, Herbst R, Pines J, Hart P, Herrmann S, Grosse-Kunstleve RW, Latimer MJ, Fry AR, Messerschmidt MM, Miahnahri A, Seibert MM, Zwart PH, White WE, Adams PD, Bogan MJ, Boutet S, Williams GJ, Zouni A, Messinger J, Glatzel P, Sauter NK, Yachandra VK, Yano J, Bergmann U. "Energy-dispersive X-ray emission spectroscopy using an X-ray free-electron laser in a shot-by-shot mode", Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 2012, 109, 19103-19107.

Sierra RG, Laksmono H, Kern J, Tran R, Hattne J, Alonso-Mori R, Lassalle-Kaiser B, Gloeckner C, Hellmich J, Schafer DW, Echols N, Gildea RJ, Grosse-Kunstleve RW, Sellberg J, McQueen TA, Fry AR, Messerschmidt MM, Miahnahri A, Seibert MM, Hampton CY, Starodub D, Loh ND, Sokaras D, Weng TC, Zwart PH, Glatzel P, Milathianaki D, White WE, Adams PD, Williams GJ, Boutet S, Zouni A, Messinger J, Sauter NK, Bergmann U, Yano J, Yachandra VK, Bogan MJ. "Nanoflow electrospinning serial femtosecond crystallography", Acta Cryst 2012, D68, 1584-1587.

Alonso-Mori R, Kern J, Sokaras D, Weng TC, Nordlund D, Tran R, Montanez P, Delor J, Yachandra VK, Yano J, Bergmann U. "A multi-crystal wavelength dispersive x-ray spectrometer", Rev Sci Instrum 2012, 83, 073114-073114-9.

Kern J, Alonso-Mori R, Hellmich J, Tran R, Hattne J, Laksmono H, Gloeckner C, Echols N, Sierra RG, Sellberg J, Lassalle-Kaiser B, Gildea RJ, Glatzel P, Grosse-Kunstleve RW, Latimer MJ, McQueen TA, DiFiore D, Fry AR, Messerschmidt M, Miahnahri A, Schafer DW, Seibert MM, Sokaras D, Weng TC, Zwart PH, White WE, Adams PD, Bogan MJ, Boutet S, Williams GJ, Messinger J, Sauter NK, Zouni A, Bergmann U, Yano J, Yachandra VK. "Room temperature femtosecond X-ray diffraction of photosystem II microcrystals", Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 2012, 109, 9721-9726.

Bediako DK, Lassalle-Kaiser B, Surendranath Y, Yano J, Yachandra VK, Nocera DG. "Structure-activity correlations in a nickel-borate oxygen evolution catalyst", J Am Chem Soc 2012, 134, 6801-6809.

Mukherjee S, Stull JA, Yano J, Stamatatos TC, Pringouri K, Stich TA, Abboud KA, Britt RD, Yachandra VK, Christou G. "Synthetic model of the asymmetric [Mn3CaO4] cubane core of the oxygen-evolving complex of photosystem II", Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 2012, 109, 2257-2262.

Taguchi T, Gupta R, Lassalle-Kaiser B, Boyce DW, Yachandra VK, Tolman WB, Yano J, Hendrich MP, Borovik AS. "Preparation and properties of a monomeric high-spin Mn(V)-oxo complex", J Am Chem Soc 2012, 134, 1996-1999.

Tang ML, Grauer DC, Lassalle-Kaiser B, Yachandra VK, Amirav L, Long JR, Yano J, Alivisatos AP. "Structural and electronic study of an amorphous MoS3 hydrogen-generation catalyst on a quantum-controlled photosensitizer", Angew Chem Int Ed Engl 2011, 50, 10203-10207.

Yano J, Walker LM, Strickler MA, Service RJ, Yachandra VK, Debus RJ. "Altered structure of the Mn4Ca cluster in the oxygen-evolving complex of photosystem II by a histidine ligand mutation", J Biol Chem 2011, 286, 9257-9267.

Yachandra VK, Yano J. "Calcium in the oxygen-evolving complex: Structural and mechanistic role determined by X-ray spectroscopy", J Photochem Photobiol B 2011, 104, 51-59.

Lassalle-Kaiser B, Hureau C, Pantazis DA, Pushkar Y, Guillot R, Yachandra VK, Yano J, Neese F, Anxolabehere-Mallart E. "Activation of a water molecule using a mononuclear Mn complex: from Mn-aquo, to Mn-hydroxo, to Mn-oxyl via charge compensation", Energ Environ Sci 2010, 3, 924-938.

Kanan MW, Yano J, Surendranath Y, Dinca M, Yachandra VK, Nocera DG. "Structure and Valency of a Cobalt-Phosphate Water Oxidation Catalyst Determined by in Situ X-ray Spectroscopy", J Am Chem Soc 2010, 132, 13692-13701.

Pushkar Y, Long X, Glatzel P, Brudvig GW, Dismukes GC, Collins TJ, Yachandra VK, Yano J, Bergmann U. "Direct detection of oxygen ligation to the Mn4Ca cluster of photosystem II by X-ray emission spectroscopy", Angew Chem Int Ed Engl. 2010, 49, 800-803.

Yano J, Yachandra VK. "X-ray absorption spectroscopy", Photosynth Res 2010, 102, 241-254.

Yano J, Yachandra VK, Kanan MW, Surendranath Y, Dinca M, Nocera DG. An Artificial Water-Oxidizing Co Electro-Catalyst: Structure and Mechanism by in situ X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy. Photosynthesis: Research for Food, Fuel and Future, Proc. of the 15th International Conference on Photosynthesis, Beijing, China. Sep, 2010.

Kern J, Schroeder H, Shelby M, Pushkar Y, Lasalle B, Bergmann U, Glatzel P, Yano J, Yachandra VK. Direct detection of oxygen ligands to the Mn4Ca complex in Photosystem II by X-ray emission spectroscopy. Photosynthesis: Research for Food, Fuel and Future, Proc. of the 15th International Conference on Photosynthesis, Beijing, China. Sep, 2010.

2005-2009

Smolentsev G, Soldatov AV, Messinger J, Merz K, Weyhermuller T, Bergmann U, Pushkar Y, Yano J, Yachandra VK, Glatzel P. "X-ray emission spectroscopy to study ligand valence orbitals in Mn coordination complexes", J Am Chem Soc 2009, 131, 13161-13167.

Tian L, Koshland CP, Yano J, Yachandra VK, Yu IT, Lee SC, Lucas D. "Carbon-Centered Free Radicals in Particulate Matter Emissions from Wood and Coal Combustion", Energy Fuels 2009, 23, 2523-2526.

Sauer K, Yano J, Yachandra VK. "X-Ray spectroscopy of the photosynthetic oxygen-evolving complex", Coord Chem Rev 2008, 252, 318-335.

Weare WW, Pushkar Y, Yachandra VK, Frei H. "Visible light-induced electron transfer from di-mu-oxo-bridged dinuclear Mn complexes to Cr centers in silica nanopores", J Am Chem Soc 2008, 130, 11355-11363.

Yano J, Yachandra VK. "Where water is oxidized to dioxygen: structure of the photosynthetic Mn4Ca cluster from X-ray spectroscopy", Inorg Chem 2008, 47, 1711-1726.

Mishra A, Pushkar Y, Yano J, Yachandra VK, Wernsdorfer W, Abboud KA, Christou G. "Single-molecule magnetism properties of the first strontium-manganese cluster [SrMn14O11(OMe)3(O2CPh)18(MeCN)2]", Inorg Chem 2008, 47, 1940-1948.

Pushkar Y, Yano J, Sauer K, Boussac A, Yachandra VK. "Structural changes in the Mn4Ca cluster and the mechanism of photosynthetic water splitting", Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 2008, 105, 1879-1884.

Zein S, Kulik LV, Yano J, Kern J, Pushkar Y, Zouni A, Yachandra VK, Lubitz W, Neese F, Messinger J. "Focusing the view on nature's water-splitting catalyst", Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 2008, 363, 1167-1677.

Yano J, Kern J, Pushkar Y, Sauer K, Glatzel P, Bergmann U, Messinger J, Zouni A, Yachandra VK. "High-resolution structure of the photosynthetic Mn4Ca catalyst from X-ray spectroscopy", Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 2008, 363, 1139-1147.

Yano J, Pushkar Y, Messinger J, Bergmann U, Glatzel P, Yachandra VK. "Electronic Structure and Oxidation State Changes in the Mn4Ca Cluster of Photosystem II", Photosynthesis: Energy from the Sun 2008 4 529-532.

Yano J, Kern J, Sauer K, Pushkar Y, Bergmann U, Glatzel P, Messinger J, Zouni A, Yachandra VK. "Structure of the Photosynthetic Mn4Ca Cluster Using X-ray Spectroscopy", Photosynthesis: Energy from the Sun 2008 4 533-538.

Broser M, Kern J, Zimmermann K, Yano J, Yachandra VK, Loll B, Biesiadka J, Saenger W, Zouni A. "Photosystem II -- Details of Cofactor-Protein Interactions in the Light of the 3 A Resolution Crystal Structure", Photosynthesis: Energy from the Sun 2008 4 373-376.

Yano J, Robblee J, Pushkar Y, Marcus MA, Bendix J, Workman JM, Collins TJ, Solomon EI, George SD, Yachandra VK. "Polarized X-ray absorption spectroscopy of single-crystal Mn(V) complexes relevant to the oxygen-evolving complex of photosystem II", J Am Chem Soc 2007, 129, 12989-13000.

Yano J, Yachandra VK. "Oxidation state changes of the Mn4Ca cluster in photosystem II", Photosynth Res 2007, 92, 289-303.

Mishra A, Yano J, Pushkar Y, Yachandra VK, Abboud KA, Christou G. "Heteronuclear Mn-Ca/Sr complexes, and Ca/Sr EXAFS spectral comparisons with the oxygen-evolving complex of photosystem II", Chem Commun 2007, 15, 1538-1540.

Yano J, Yachandra VK. "Oxidation State Changes of the Mn4Ca Cluster in Photosystem II Studied by X-ray Absorption, Emission, and Resonant Inelastic X-ray Scattering Methods", J Japan Soc Synchrotron Rad Res 2007, 20, 106-116.

Pushkar Y, Yano J, Glatzel P, Messinger J, Lewis A, Sauer K, Bergmann U, Yachandra V. "Structure and orientation of the Mn4Ca cluster in plant photosystem II membranes studied by polarized range-extended x-ray absorption spectroscopy", J Biol Chem 2007, 282, 7198-7208.

Yano J, Kern J, Sauer K, Latimer MJ, Pushkar Y, Biesiadka J, Loll B, Saenger W, Messinger J, Zouni A, Yachandra VK. "Where water is oxidized to dioxygen: structure of the photosynthetic Mn4Ca cluster", Science 2006, 314, 821-825.

Yano J, Pushkar Y, Glatzel P, Lewis A, Sauer K, Messinger J, Bergmann U, Yachandra V. "High-resolution Mn EXAFS of the oxygen-evolving complex in photosystem II: structural implications for the Mn4Ca cluster", J Am Chem Soc 2005, 127, 14974-14975.

Glatzel P, Yano J, Bergmann U, Visser H, Robblee JH, Gu WW, de Groot FMF, Cramer SP, Yachandra V. "Resonant inelastic X-ray scattering (RIXS) spectroscopy at the Mn K absorption pre-edge - a direct probe of the 3d orbitals", J Phys Chem Solids 2005, 66, 2163-2167.

Yano J, Kern J, Irrgang KD, Latimer MJ, Bergmann U, Glatzel P, Pushkar Y, Biesiadka J, Loll B, Sauer K, Messinger J, Zouni A, Yachandra VK. "X-ray damage to the Mn4Ca complex in single crystals of photosystem II: a case study for metalloprotein crystallography", Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 2005, 102, 12047-12052.

Sauer K, Yano J, Yachandra VK. "X-ray spectroscopy of the Mn4Ca cluster in the water-oxidation complex of Photosystem II", Photosynth Res 2005, 85, 73-86.

Gregor W, Cinco RM, Yu H, Yachandra VK, Britt RD. "Influence of the 33 kDa manganese-stabilizing protein on the structure and substrate accessibility of the oxygen-evolving complex of photosystem II", Biochemistry 2005, 44, 8817-8825.

Yachandra, V. K. (2005) "The Catalytic Manganese-Cluster: Organization of the Metal Ions", in Photosystem II: The Light-Driven Water:Plastoquinone Oxidoreductase (eds. Wydrzynski, T., Satoh, S.) Vol. 22, Advances in Photosynthesis and Respiration Series. Springer. Dordrecht, The Netherlands. pp. 235-260.

Yano J, Kern J, Sauer K, Messinger J, Zouni A, Yachandra VK. (2005) "Mn4Ca Cluster of the Water-oxidation Enzyme Studied by Polarized X-ray Spectroscopy of PS II Single Crystals", in Photosynthesis: Fundamental Aspects to Global Perspectives (eds., Bruce, D., Van der Est, A.) ACG Publishing, Lawrence, KS, USA. Vol. 1. pp. 234-235.

Sauer K, Yano J, Cinco RM, Messinger J, Yachandra VK. (2005) "Modeling the Mn4Ca Cluster of the Water-Oxidizing Complex of PS II", in Photosynthesis: Fundamental Aspects to Global Perspectives (eds., Bruce, D., Van der Est, A.) ACG Publishing, Lawrence, KS, USA. Vol. 1, pp. 363-364.

Glatzel P, Yano J, Visser H, Robblee JH, Sauer K, Cramer SP, Bergmann U, Yachandra VK. (2005) "The Electronic Structure of the Mn4Ca Cluster", in Photosynthesis: Fundamental Aspects to Global Perspectives (eds., Bruce, D., Van der Est, A.) ACG Publishing, Lawrence, KS, USA Vol. 1, pp. 282-283.

2000-2004

Friedrich S, Drury OB, Funk T, Yachandra VK, Cramer SP, Laboy SE. (2004) "Superconducting High-Resolution X-Ray Spectrometers For Chemical State Analysis Of Dilute Samples." Synchrotron Radiation Instrumentation, American Institute of Physics Conference Proceedings. 705, pp. 985-988.

Pizarro SA, Glatzel P, Visser H, Robblee JH, Christou G, Bergmann U, Yachandra VK. "Mn oxidation states in tri- and tetra-nuclear Mn compounds structurally relevant to photosystem II: Mn K-edge X-ray absorption and K beta X-ray emission spectroscopy studies", Phys Chem Chem Phys 2004, 6, 4864-4870.

Cinco RM, Robblee JH, Messinger J, Fernandez C, McFarlane Holman KL, Sauer K, Yachandra VK. "Orientation of calcium in the Mn4Ca cluster of the oxygen-evolving complex determined using polarized strontium EXAFS of photosystem II membranes", Biochemistry 2004, 46, 13271-13282.

Glatzel P, Bergmann U, Yano J, Visser H, Robblee JH, Gu W, de Groot FM, Christou G, Pecoraro VL, Cramer SP, Yachandra VK. "The electronic structure of Mn in oxides, coordination complexes, and the oxygen-evolving complex of photosystem II studied by resonant inelastic X-ray scattering", J Am Chem Soc 2004, 126, 9946-9959.

Holman KLM, Latimer MJ, Yachandra VK. "Liquid helium cryostat with internal fluorescence detection for x-ray absorption studies in the 2-6 keV energy region", Rev Sci Inst 2004, 75, 2056-2060.

Yano J, Sauer K, Girerd JJ, Yachandra VK. "Single crystal X- and Q-band EPR spectroscopy of a binuclear Mn2(III,IV) complex relevant to the oxygen-evolving complex of photosystem II", J Am Chem Soc 2004, 126, 7486-7495.

Sauer K, Yachandra VK. "The water-oxidation complex in photosynthesis", Biochim Biophys Acta 2004, 1655, 140-148.

Pizarro SA, Visser H, Cinco RM, Robblee JH, Pal S, Mukhopadhyay S, Mok HJ, Sauer K, Wieghardt K, Armstrong WH, Yachandra VK. "Chloride ligation in inorganic manganese model compounds relevant to photosystem II studied using X-ray absorption spectroscopy", J Biol Inorg Chem 2004, 9, 247-255.

Messinger J, Robblee JH, Bergmann U, Fernandez C, Glatzel P, Isgandarova S, Hanssum B, Renger G, Cramer SP, Sauer K, Yachandra VK. (2002) "Manganese Oxidation States in Photosystem II". PS2001 Proceedings, 12th International Congress on Photosynthesis, Brisbane, Australia. CSIRO Publishing, Collingwood, Australia.

Cinco, R. M., Robblee, J. H., Messinger, J., Fernandez, C., McFarlane, K. L., Pizarro, S. A., Sauer, K., Yachandra, V. K. (2002) "Ca Cofactor of the Water-Oxidation Complex: Evidence for a Mn/Ca Heteronuclear Cluster". PS2001 Proceedings, 12th International Congress on Photosynthesis, Brisbane, Australia. CSIRO Publishing, Collingwood, Australia.

Robblee, J. H., Messinger, J., Cinco, R. M., Fernandez, C., Visser, H., Pizarro, S. A., Sauer, K., Yachandra, V. K. (2002) "Structure of the Mn Complex Involved in Photosynthetic Water Oxidation: New Insights Derived from X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy". PS2001 Proceedings, 12th International Congress on Photosynthesis, Brisbane, Australia. CSIRO Publishing, Collingwood, Australia.

Yachandra VK. "Structure of the manganese complex in photosystem II: insights from X-ray spectroscopy", Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 2002, 357, 1347-1357.

Cinco RM, McFarlane Holman KL, Robblee JH, Yano J, Pizarro SA, Bellacchio E, Sauer K, Yachandra VK. "Calcium EXAFS establishes the Mn-Ca cluster in the oxygen-evolving complex of photosystem II", Biochemistry 2002, 41, 12928-12933.

Visser H, Dube CE, Armstrong WH, Sauer K, Yachandra VK. "FTIR spectra and normal-mode analysis of a tetranuclear manganese adamantane-like complex in two electrochemically prepared oxidation states: relevance to the oxygen-evolving complex of photosystem II", J Am Chem Soc 2002, 124, 11008-11017.

Sauer K, Yachandra VK. "A possible evolutionary origin for the Mn4 cluster of the photosynthetic water oxidation complex from natural MnO2 precipitates in the early ocean", Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 2002, 99, 8631-8636.

Robblee JH, Messinger J, Cinco RM, McFarlane KL, Fernandez C, Pizarro SA, Sauer K, Yachandra VK. "The Mn cluster in the S(0) state of the oxygen-evolving complex of photosystem II studied by EXAFS spectroscopy: are there three Di-mu-oxo-bridged Mn(2) moieties in the tetranuclear Mn complex?", J Am Chem Soc 2002, 124, 7459-7471.

Bergmann U, Glatzel P, Robblee JH, Messinger J, Fernandez C, Cinco R, Visser H, McFarlane K, Bellacchio E, Pizarro S, Sauer K, Yachandra VK, Klein MP, Cox BL, Nealson KH, Cramer SP. "High-resolution X-ray spectroscopy of rare events: a different look at local structure and chemistry", J Synchrotron Radiat 2001, 8, 199-203.

Rompel A, Cinco RM, Robblee JH, Latimer MJ, McFarlane KL, Huang J, Walters MA, Yachandra VK. "S K- and Mo L-edge X-ray absorption spectroscopy to determine metal-ligand charge distribution in molybdenum-sulfur compounds", J Synchrotron Radiat 2001, 8, 1006-1008.

Messinger J, Robblee JH, Bergmann U, Fernandez C, Glatzel P, Visser H, Cinco RM, McFarlane KL, Bellacchio E, Pizarro SA, Cramer SP, Sauer K, Klein MP, Yachandra VK. "Absence of Mn-centered oxidation in the S(2) --> S(3) transition: implications for the mechanism of photosynthetic water oxidation", J Am Chem Soc 2001, 123, 7804-7820.

Bellacchio E, McFarlane KL, Rompel A, Robblee JH, Cinco RM, Yachandra VK. "Counting the number of disulfides and thiol groups in proteins and a novel approach for determining the local pKa for cysteine groups in proteins in vivo", J Synchrotron Radiat 2001, 8, 1056-1058.

Visser H, Anxolabeherere-Mallart E, Bergmann U, Glatzel P, Robblee JH, Cramer SP, Girerd JJ, Sauer K, Klein MP, Yachandra VK. "Mn K-edge XANES and K-beta XES studies of two Mn-oxo binuclear complexes: investigation of three different oxidation states relevant to the oxygen-evolving complex of photosystem II", J Am Chem Soc 2001, 123, 7031-7039.

Robblee JH, Cinco RM, Yachandra VK. "X-ray spectroscopy-based structure of the Mn cluster and mechanism of photosynthetic oxygen evolution", Biochim Biophys Acta 2001, 1503, 7-23.

Vincent JM, Rabion A, Yachandra VK, Fish RH. "Fluorous biphasic catalysis. 2. Synthesis of fluoroponytailed amine ligands along with fluoroponytailed carboxylate synthons, [M(C8F17(CH2)2CO2)2)] (M = Mn2+ or Co2+): Demonstration of a perfluoroheptane soluble precatalyst for alkane and alkene functionalization in the presence of tert-butyl hydroperoxide and oxygen gas", Can J Chem 2001, 79, 888-895.

Liang WC, Roelofs TA, Cinco RM, Rompel A, Latimer MJ, Yu WO, Sauer K, Klein MP, Yachandra VK. "Structural change of the Mn cluster during the S-2 -> S-3 state transition of the oxygen-evolving complex of photosystem II. Does it reflect the onset of water/substrate oxidation? Determination by Mn X-ray absorption spectroscopy", J Am Chem Soc 2000, 122, 3399-3412.

1995-1999

Cinco RM, Rompel A, Aromi G, Christou G, Sauer K, Klein MP, Yachandra VK. "Comparison of the Manganese Oxygen Evolving Complex in Photosystem II with highly 'distorted cubane' model compounds: [Mn4O3X] by X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy", Inorg Chem 1999, 38, 5988-5998.

Cinco, R. M., Robblee, J. H., Rompel, A., Fernandez, C., Sauer, K., Yachandra, V. K., Klein, M. P. "Proximity of Calcium to the Manganese Cluster of the Photosynthetic Oxygen-Evolving Complex Determined from Strontium XAFS." J Synchrotron Rad 1999 6, 419-420.

Cinco, R. M., Fernandez, C., Messinger, J., Robblee, J. H., Visser, H., McFarlane, K. L., Bergmann, U., Glatzel. P., Cramer, S. P., Sauer, K., Klein, M. P., Yachandra, V. K. (1998) "Refined model of the oxidation states and the structures of the Mn/Ca/Cl cluster of the oxygen evolving complex of photosystem II", in: Photosynthesis: Mechanisms and Effects (Garab, G., ed.) Kluwer Academic Publishers, The Netherlands, pp 1273-1278.

Fernandez, C., Cinco, R. M., Robblee, J. H., Messinger, J., Pizarro, S. A., Sauer, K., Klein, M. P., Yachandra, V. K. (1998) "Calcium and Chloride cofactors of the oxygen evolving complex: X-ray absorption spectroscopy evidence for a Mn/Ca/Cl heteronuclear cluster", in: Photosynthesis: Mechanisms and Effects (Garab, G., ed.) Kluwer Academic Publishers, The Netherlands, pp 1399-1402.

Messinger, J., Robblee, J. H., Fernandez, C., Cinco, R. M., Visser, H., Bergmann, U., Glatzel, P., Cramer, S. P., Campbell, K. A., Peloquin, J. M., Britt, R. D., Sauer, K., Yachandra, V. K., Klein, M. P. (1998) "Oxidation states and structure of the manganese cluster in the S0 state of the oxygen evolving complex", in: Photosynthesis: Mechanisms and Effects (Garab, G., ed.) Kluwer Academic Publishers, The Netherlands, pp 1279-1282.

Cinco RM, Robblee JH, Sauer K, Yachandra VK, Klein MP. "Strontium EXAFS Shows Calcium Cofactor Proximity to the Manganese Cluster in Oxygen-Evolving Photosystem II", J Phys Chem B 1998, 102, 8248-8256.

Rompel A, Cinco RM, Latimer MJ, McDermott AE, Guiles RD, Quintanilha A, Krauss RM, Sauer K, Yachandra VK, Klein MP. "Sulfur K-edge x-ray absorption spectroscopy: a spectroscopic tool to examine the redox state of S-containing metabolites in vivo", Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 1998, 95, 6122-6127.

Latimer MJ, DeRose VJ, Yachandra VK, Sauer K, Klein MP. "Structural Effects of Calcium Depletion on the Manganese Cluster of Photosystem II: Determination by X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy", J Phys Chem B 1998, 102, 8257-8265.

Messinger J, Robblee JH, Yu WO, Sauer K, Yachandra VK, Klein MP. "The S0 State of the Oxygen Evolving Complex in Photosystem II is Paramagnetic: Detection of an EPR Multiline Signal", J Am Chem Soc 1997, 119, 11349-11350.

Vincent JM, Rabion A, Yachandra VK, Fish RH. "Fluorous biphasic catalysis: Complexation of 1,4,7-[C8F17(CH2)3]3 -1,4,7-triazacyclononane with [M(C8F17(CH2)2CO2)2] (M= Mn, Co) to provide perfluoroheptane-soluble catalysts for alkane and alkene functionalization in the presence of t-BuOOH and O2", Angew Chem Int Ed Engl 1997, 36, 2346-2349.

Rompel A, Andrews JC, Cinco RM, Wemple MW, Christou G, Law NL, Pecoraro VL, Sauer K, Yachandra VK, Klein MP. "Chlorine K-Edge X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy as a Probe of Chlorine-Manganese Bonding: Model Systems with Relevance to the Oxygen Evolving Complex in Photosystem II", J Am Chem Soc 1997, 119, 4465-4470.

Yachandra VK, Sauer K, Klein MP. "Manganese Cluster in Photosynthesis: Where Plants Oxidize Water to Dioxygen", Chem Rev 1996, 96, 2927-2950.

Roelofs TA, Liang W, Latimer MJ, Cinco RM, Rompel A, Andrews JC, Sauer K, Yachandra VK, Klein MP. "Oxidation states of the manganese cluster during the flash-induced S-state cycle of the photosynthetic oxygen-evolving complex", Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 1996, 93, 3335-3340.

Yachandra, V. K., Klein, M. P. (1996) "X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy in Biophysical Techniques in Photosynthesis", in Advances in Photosynthesis (eds., Amesz, J, Hoff, A. J.) Kluwer, Dordrecht. pp. 337-354.

Latimer, M. J., Dau, H., Liang, W., Andrews, J. C., Roelofs, T. A., Cinco, R. M., Rompel, A., Sauer, K., Yachandra, V. K., Klein, M. P. (1996) "Recent Advances Toward a Structural Model for the Photosynthetic Oxygen-Evolving Manganese Cluster", in Applications of Synchrotron Radiation in Industrial, Chemical, and Materials Science. (eds., Terminello, L. J., D'Aminco, K. L., Shuh, D. K.) Plenum, New York. pp. 141-147.

Roelofs, T. A., Liang, W., Latimer, M. J., Cinco, R., Rompel, A., Andrews, J. C., Yachandra, V. K., Sauer, K., Klein, M. P. (1995) "Manganese Oxidation States of the Flash-Induced S-States of Photosystem II", in Photosynthesis: From Light to Biosphere (Mathis, P. ed) Kluwer, Dordrecht. Vol. II, pp. 459-462.

Dau, H., Andrews, J. C., Roelofs, T. A., Latimer, M. J., Liang, W., Yachandra, V. K., Sauer, K., Klein, M. P. (1995) "X-Ray Absorption Linear Dichroism Spectroscopy (XALDS) on the PSII Manganese Complex - Methodical Aspects", in Photosynthesis: From Light to Biosphere (Mathis, P. ed) Kluwer, Dordrecht. Vol. II, pp. 223-228.

Latimer, M. J., Dau, H., Liang, W., Andrews, J. C., Roelofs, T. A., Cinco, R. M., Rompel, A., Sauer, K., Yachandra, V. K., Klein, M. P. (1995) "Recent Advances toward a Structural Model for the Photosynthetic Oxygen-Evolving Manganese Cluster", in Photosynthesis: From Light to Biosphere (Mathis, P. ed) Kluwer, Dordrecht. Vol. II, pp. 417-420.

Liang, W., Roelofs, T. A., Olsen, G. T., Latimer, M. J., Cinco, R. M., Rompel, A., Sauer, K., Yachandra, V. K., Klein, M. P. (1995) "S3 State of the O2-Evolving Complex: Structure of the Mn Complex of Photosystem II Determined by X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy", in Photosynthesis: From Light to Biosphere (Mathis, P. ed) Kluwer, Dordrecht. Vol. II, pp. 413-416.

Latimer MJ, DeRose VJ, Mukerji I, Yachandra VK, Sauer K, Klein MP. "Evidence for the proximity of calcium to the manganese cluster of photosystem II: determination by X-ray absorption spectroscopy", Biochemistry 1995, 34, 10898-10909.

Dau H, Andrews JC, Roelofs TA, Latimer MJ, Liang W, Yachandra VK, Sauer K, Klein MP. "Structural consequences of ammonia binding to the manganese center of the photosynthetic oxygen-evolving complex: an X-ray absorption spectroscopy study of isotropic and oriented photosystem II particles", Biochemistry 1995, 34, 5274-5287.

Yachandra VK. "X-ray absorption spectroscopy and applications in structural biology", Methods Enzymol 1995, 246, 638-675.

Andrews JC, Cinco R, Dau H, Latimer MJ, Liang W, Roelofs TA, Rompel A, Yachandra VK, Sauer K, Klein MP. "Photosynthetic Water Oxidation: Structural Insights to the Catalytic Manganese Complex", Physica B 1995, 208, 657-659.

DeRose VJ, Latimer MJ, Zimmerman JL, Mukerji I, Yachandra VK, Sauer K, Klein MP. "Fluoride Substitution in the Mn Cluster from Photosystem II: EPR and X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy Studies", Chem Phys 1995, 194, 443-459.

Latimer MJ, Rompel A, Underwood JH, Yachandra VK, Klein MP. "A Simple In-Hutch Assembly for X-ray Harmonic Suppression", Rev Sci Instrum 1995, 66, 1843-1845.

1990-1994

Mukerji I, Andrews JC, DeRose VJ, Latimer MJ, Yachandra VK, Sauer K, Klein MP. "Orientation of the oxygen-evolving manganese complex in a photosystem II membrane preparation: an X-ray absorption spectroscopy study", Biochemistry 1994, 33, 9712-9721.

Liang W, Latimer MJ, Dau H, Roelofs TA, Yachandra VK, Sauer K, Klein MP. "Correlation between structure and magnetic spin state of the manganese cluster in the oxygen-evolving complex of photosystem II in the S2 state: determination by X-ray absorption spectroscopy", Biochemistry 1994, 33, 4923-4932.

DeRose VJ, Mukerji I, Latimer MJ, Yachandra VK, Sauer K, Klein MP. "Comparison of the Manganese Oxygen-Evolving Complex in Photosystem II of Spinach and Synechococcus sp. with Multinuclear Manganese Model Compounds by X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy", J Am Chem Soc 1994, 116, 5239-5249.

Yachandra VK, DeRose VJ, Latimer MJ, Mukerji I, Sauer K, Klein MP. "Where plants make oxygen: a structural model for the photosynthetic oxygen-evolving manganese cluster", Science 1993, 260, 675-679.

Klein MP, Sauer K, Yachandra VK. "Perspectives on the Structure of the Photosynthetic Oxygen Evolving Manganese Complex and its Relation to the Kok Cycle", Photosynth Res 1993, 38, 265-277.

Yachandra, V. K., DeRose, V. J., Latimer, M. J., Mukerji, I., Sauer, K., Klein, M. P. (1993) "A Structural Model for the Photosynthetic Oxygen Evolving Manganese Complex", in Synchrotron Radiation in Life Sciences (ed., Chance, B. et al.) Oxford University Press, New York. pp. 275-283.

Yachandra, V. K., DeRose, V. J., Latimer, M. J., Mukerji, I., Sauer, K., Klein, M. P. (1993) "A Structural Model for the Photosynthetic Oxygen Evolving Manganese Complex", Japanese J. of Appl. Phys. Part 1, S32-2, pp. 523-526.

Burghaus, O., DeRose, V. J., Liang, W., Yachandra, V. K., Klein, M. P. (1992) "Modeling Manganese EPR Signals of the Oxygen Evolving Manganese Complex", in Research in Photosynthesis (ed., Murata, N.) Kluwer, Dordrecht. Vol II, pp. 109-113.

Sauer, K., Yachandra, V. K., Britt, R. D., Klein, M. P. (1992) "The Photosynthetic Water Oxidation Complex Studied by EPR and X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy", in Manganese Redox Enzymes (ed. Pecoraro, V. L.) VCH Publishers, New York. pp. 141-175.

Yachandra, V. K., DeRose, V. J., Latimer, M. J., Mukerji, I., Sauer, K., Klein, M. P. (1992) "A Structural Model for the Photosynthetic Oxygen Evolving Manganese Complex", in Research in Photosynthesis (ed., Murata, N.) Kluwer, Dordrecht. Vol II, pp. 281-287.

DeRose VJ, Yachandra VK, McDermott AE, Britt RD, Sauer K, Klein MP. "Nitrogen ligation to manganese in the photosynthetic oxygen-evolving complex: continuous-wave and pulsed EPR studies of photosystem II particles containing 14N or 15N", Biochemistry 1991, 30, 1335-1341.

Guiles RD, Yachandra VK, McDermott AE, Cole JL, Dexheimer SL, Britt RD, Sauer K, Klein MP. "The S0 state of photosystem II induced by hydroxylamine: differences between the structure of the manganese complex in the S0 and S1 states determined by X-ray absorption spectroscopy", Biochemistry 1990, 29, 486-496.

Guiles RD, Zimmermann JL, McDermott AE, Yachandra VK, Cole JL, Dexheimer SL, Britt RD, Wieghardt K, Bossek U, Sauer K, Klein MP. "The S3 state of photosystem II: differences between the structure of the manganese complex in the S2 and S3 states determined by X-ray absorption spectroscopy", Biochemistry 1990, 29, 471-485.

DeRose, V. J., Latimer, M. J., Mukerji, I., Yachandra, V. K., Sauer, K., Klein, M. P. (1990) "Cofactor Effects on the Photosynthetic Oxygen Evolving Manganese Center Determined by X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy", in Proc. of the III International Conf. on Biophysics and Synchrotron Radiation (eds., Doniach, S., Hedman, B., Hodgson, K.) Stanford, CA. pp. 129-133.

Guiles, R. D., Yachandra, V. K., McDermott, A, E., DeRose, V. J., Zimmermann, J.-L., Sauer, K., Klein, M. P. (1990) "Structures and Oxidation States of Mn in Several S-States of Photosystem II Determined by X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy" in Current Research in Photosynthesis (ed., Baltescheffsky, M.) Kluwer Academic Publishers, Netherlands. Vol 1, pp. 789-792.

Britt, R. D., DeRose, V. J., Yachandra, V. K., Kim, D. H., Sauer, K., Klein, M. P. (1990) "Pulsed EPR Studies of the Manganese Center of the Oxygen-Evolving Complex of Photosystem II", in Current Research in Photosynthesis (ed., Baltescheffsky, M.) Kluwer Academic Publishers, Netherlands. Vol 1, pp. 769-772.

1985-1989

Yachandra, V. K., Guiles, R. D., McDermott, A. E., Cole, J. L., DeRose, V. J., Zimmermann, J.-L., Sauer, K., Klein, M. P. (1989) "X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy of Mn in the Photosynthetic Apparatus. Physica B, 158 (eds., de Leon, J. M., Stern, E., Sayers, D. E., Ma, Y., Rehr, J. J.) North-Holland, Amsterdam, pp. 78-80.

McDermott AE, Yachandra VK, Guiles RD, Sauer K, Klein MP, Parrett KG, Golbeck JH. "EXAFS structural study of FX, the low-potential Fe-S center in photosystem I", Biochemistry 1989, 28, 8056-8059.

McDermott AE, Yachandra VK, Guiles RD, Britt RD, Dexheimer SL, Sauer K, Klein MP. "Low-potential iron-sulfur centers in photosystem I: an X-ray absorption spectroscopy study", Biochemistry 1988, 27, 4013-4020.

McDermott AE, Yachandra VK, Guiles RD, Cole JL, Dexheimer SL, Britt RD, Sauer K, Klein MP. "Characterization of the manganese O2-evolving complex and the iron-quinone acceptor complex in photosystem II from a thermophilic cyanobacterium by electron paramagnetic resonance and X-ray absorption spectroscopy", Biochemistry 1988, 27, 4021-4031.

Sauer K, Guiles RD, McDermott AE, Cole JL, Yachandra VK, Zimmerman JL, Klein MP, Dexheimer SL, Britt RD. "Spectroscopic Studies of Mn Involvement in Photosynthetic O2 Evolution", Chemica Scripta 1988, 28A, 87-91.

Yachandra VK, Guiles RD, McDermott AE, Cole JL, Britt RD, Dexheimer SL, Sauer K, Klein MP. "Comparison of the structure of the manganese complex in the S1 and S2 states of the photosynthetic O2-evolving complex: an x-ray absorption spectroscopy study", Biochemistry 1987, 26, 5974-5981.

Cole JL, Yachandra VK, McDermott AE, Guiles RD, Britt RD, Dexheimer SL, Sauer K, Klein MP. "Structure of the manganese complex of photosystem II upon removal of the 33-kilodalton extrinsic protein: an X-ray absorption spectroscopy study", Biochemistry 1987, 26, 5967-5973.

Cole J, Yachandra VK, Guiles RD, McDermott AE, Britt RD, Dexheimer SL, Sauer K, Klein MP. "Assignment of the g = 4.1 EPR signal to manganese in the S2 state of the photosynthetic oxygen-evolving complex: an X-ray absorption edge spectroscopy study", Biochim Biophys Acta 1987, 890, 395-398.

McDermott, A. E., Yachandra, V. K., Guiles, R. D., Britt, R. D., Dexheimer, S. L., Sauer, K., Klein, M. P. (1987) "Iron X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy of Low Potential Acceptors in Photosystem I", in Progress in Photosynthesis Research (ed., Biggins, J.) Martinus Nijhoff, Dordrecht. Vol. 1, pp. 249-252.

McDermott, A. E., Yachandra, V. K., Guiles, R. D., Britt, R. D., Dexheimer, S. L., Sauer, K., Klein, M. P. (1987) "Characterization of the Mn-Containing O2-Evolving Complex from the Cyanobacterium Synechococcus Using EPR and X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy", in Progress in Photosynthesis Research (ed., Biggins, J.) Martinus Nijhoff, Dordrecht. Vol. 1, pp. 565-568.

Guiles, R. D., Yachandra, V. K., McDermott, A. E., Britt, R. D., Dexheimer, S. L., Sauer, K., Klein, M. P. (1987) "Structural Features of the Manganese Cluster in Different States of the Oxygen Evolving Complex of PSII and Evidence for a Tetranuclear Cluster", in Progress in Photosynthesis Research (ed., Biggins, J.) Martinus Nijhoff, Dordrecht. Vol. 1, pp. 561-564.

Yachandra, V. K., Guiles, R. D., McDermott, A. E., Cole, J., Britt, R. D., Dexheimer, S. L., Sauer, K., Klein, M. P. (1987) "The State of Manganese in the Photosynthetic Apparatus: An X-ray Absorption Study", in Progress in Photosynthesis Research (ed., Biggins, J.) Martinus Nijhoff, Dordrecht. Vol. 1, pp. 557-560.

McDermott, A. E., Guiles, R. D., Yachandra, V. K., Cole, J., Britt, R. D., Dexheimer, S. L., Sauer, K., Klein, M. P. (1987) "X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy of Manganese and Iron in the Photosynthetic Apparatus", in Biophysics and Synchrotron Radiation (ed., Bianconi, A., Castellano, A. G.) Springer-Verlag, Heidelberg. pp. 223-230.

Yachandra, V. K., Guiles, R. D., McDermott, A. E., Britt, R. D., Cole, J., Dexheimer, S. L., Sauer, K., Klein, M. P. (1986) "The State of Manganese in the Photosynthetic Apparatus Determined by X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy", in EXAFS and Near Edge Structure IV (eds., Lagarde, P., Raoux, D., Petiau, J.) Journal de Physique 47, C8 1121-1128.

Yachandra VK, Guiles RD, McDermott AE, Britt RD, Sauer K, Klein MP. "Structure of the Manganese Complex in Photosystem II Studied Using EXAFS Spectroscopy. The S1 State of the O2-Evolving Complex in Spinach", Biochim Biophys Acta 1986, 850, 324-332.

Yachandra VK, Guiles RD, Sauer K, Klein MP. "The Chloride Effect in Photosynthetic Oxygen Evolution. Is Halide Coordinated to Manganese in the O2-Evolving Complex? Studies of the Substructure of the Low Temperature Multiline EPR Signal", Biochim Biophys Acta 1986, 850, 333-342.

1980-1984

Goodin, D. B., Yachandra, V. K., Guiles, R. D., Britt, R. D., McDermott, A. E., Sauer, K, Klein, M. P. (1984) "Light-Induced Changes in X-ray Absorption (K-edge) Energies of Manganese in Photosynthetic Membranes", in EXAFS and Near Edge Structure III (eds., Hodgson, K. O., Hedman, B., Penner-Hahn, J. E.) Springer-Verlag, New York. pp. 130-135.

Goodin DB, Yachandra VK, Britt RD, Sauer K, Klein MP. "Light-Induced Changes in X-ray Absorption (K-edge) Energies of Manganese in Photosynthetic Membranes", Biochim Biophys Acta 1984, 767, 209-216.

Yachandra VK, Powers L, Spiro TG. "X-ray Absorption Studies and the Coordination Number of Zn and Co Carbonic Anhydrase as a Function of pH and Inhibitor Binding.", J Am Chem Soc 1983, 105, 6596-6604.

Yachandra VK, Hare J, Gewirth A, Czernuszewicz R, Kimura T, Holm RH, Spiro TG. "Resonance Raman Spectra of Spinach Ferredoxin and Adrenodoxin and of Analog Complexes", J Am Chem Soc 1983, 105, 6462-6468.

Yachandra VK, Hare J, Moura I, Spiro TG. "Resonance Raman Spectra of Rubredoxin, Desulforedoxin, and the Synthetic Analog Fe(S2-o-xyl)2-1. Conformational Effects", J Am Chem Soc 1983, 105, 6455-6461.

Spiro, T. G., Hare, J., Yachandra, V. K., Gewirth, A., Johnson, M. K., Remsen, E. (1982) "Resonance Raman Spectra of Iron-Sulfur Proteins and Analogs", in Iron-Sulfur Proteins (ed., Spiro, T. G.) John-Wiley, New York, pp. 407-423.