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Research Group Rögner

Head:  Prof. Dr. Matthias Rögner

Research Projects:


  • Structure, function and biogenesis of photosynthetic reaction centers in cyanobacteria (PS1, PS2)

  • Structure, function and regulation of cyanobacterial electron transport components (Cyt. b6f complex,
    Fd, FNR)

  • Evolution, structure and functional dynamics of cyanobacterial membrane systems (thylakoid membrane
    & cytoplasmic membrane)

  • Biohydrogen:
    Design of bio-photolytical hydrogen production in cyanobacteria (synthetic cells) and semiartificial model systems

  • Proteomics:
    Development of technologies for the complete and quantitative coverage of the membrane proteome from
    cyanobacteria and bio-technologically relevant bacteria, e.g. Corynebacterium glutamicum
    see also (Nowaczyk) (Troetschel) (Rexroth)

  • Mass fermentation technologies:
    Development of reactors (up to 100 l) for the continuous mass culture of cyano bacteria in closed flat-plate systems
Support by  RESOLV EU (CyanoFactory)  and the DIP German-Israeli Research Cooperation

Publications (selection)


  • Kubota-Kawai H, Mutoh R, Shinmura K, Sétif P, Nowaczyk MM, Rögner M, Ikegami T, Tanaka H, Kurisu G (2018)
    X-ray structure of an asymmetrical trimeric ferredoxin-photosystem I complex
    Nature Plants doi:10.1038/s41477-018-0130-0
  • Hartmann V, Ruff A, Schuhmann W, Rögner, Nowaczyk MM (2018)
    Analysis of Photosystem II Electron Transfer with Natural PsbA-Variants by Redox Polymer/Protein Biophotoelectrochemistry
    Photosynthetica 56:229-235


  • Zhao, F., Conzuelo, F., Hartmann, V., Li, H., Stapf, S., Nowaczyk, M.M., Rögner, M., Plumeré, N., Lubitz, L., Schuhmann, W. (2017)
    A novel versatile microbiosensor for local hydrogen detection by means of scanning photoelectrochemoical micrioscopy
    Biosensors and Bioelectronics 94, 433-437
  • Fuente, D., Keller, J., Conejero, J.A., Rögner, M., Rexroth, S., Urchueguia, J.F. (2017)
    Light distribution and spectral composition within cultures of micro-algae: Quantitative modelling of the light field in photobioreactors
    Algal Research 23, 166-177


  • Gordiichuk et al. (2016)
    Filling the green gap of a megadalton Photosystem I complex by conjugation of organic dyes
    Bioconjugate Chem. 27, 36-41

  • Veit, S., Nagadoi, A., Rögner, M., Rexroth, S., Stoll, R., Ikegami, T. (2016)
    The cyanobacterial cytochrome b6f subunit PetP adopts an SH3 fold in solution
    Biochim. Biophys. Acta 1857, 705-714

  • Vöpel, T., Saw, E.N., Hartmann, V., Williams, R., Müller, F., Schuhmann, W., Plumeré, N., Nowaczyk, M., Ebbinghaus, S, Rögner, M. (2016)
    Simultaneous measurements of photocurrents and H2O2 evolution from solvent exposed photosystem 2 complexes
    Biointerphases 11, 019001; doi: 10.1116/1.4938090

  • Veit, S., Takeda, K., Tsunoyama, Y., Baymann, F., Nevo, R., Reich, Z., Rögner, M., Miki, K., Rexroth, S. (2016)
    Structural and functional characterisation of the cyanobacterial PetC3 Rieske protein family
    Biochim. Biophys. Acta - Bioenergetics (in press)

  • Nakajima, M., Ferri, S., Rögner, M., Sode, K. (2016)
    Construction of a Miniaturized Chromatic Acclimation Sensor from Cyanobacteria with Reversed Response to a Light Signal
    Scientific Reports 6, 37595

  • Sokol, K.P., Mersch, D., Hartmann, V., Zhang, J.Z., Nowaczyk, M.M., Rögner, M., Ruff, A., Schuhmann, W., Plumeré, N., Reisner, E. (2016) Rational wiring of photosystem II to hierarchical indium tin oxide electrodes using redox polymers
    Energy Environ. Sci. 9, 3698-3709


  • Mutoh, R., Muraki, N., Shinmura, K., Kubota-Kawai, H., Lee, Y.-H., Nowaczyk, M.M., Rögner, M., Hase, T., Ikegami, T., Kurisu, G. (2015) X-ray structure and nuclearmagnetic resonance analysis of the interaction sites of the Ga-substituted cyanobacterial ferredoxin, Biochemistry 54, 6052-6061

  • Plohnke, N., Seidel, T., Kahmann, U., Rögner, M., Schneider, D., Rexroth, S. (2015)
    The proteome and lipidome of Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803 cells grown under light-activated heterotrophic conditions
    Molecular & cellular proteomics 14.3, 572-584

  • Rexroth, S., Wiegand, K. and Rögner, M. (2015)
    Cyanobacterial design cell for the production of hydrogen from water, in: "Biohydrogen",
    Rögner, M. (ed.), de Gruyter Berlin 2015, 1-18

  • Kothe, T., Schuhmann, W., Rögner, M., Plumeré, N. (2015)
    Semi-artificial photosynthetic Z-scheme for hydrogen production from water, in: "Biohydrogen",
    Rögner, M. (ed.), de Gruyter Berlin 2015, 189-209

  • Zhao, F., Conzuelo, F., Hartmann, V., Li, H., Nowaczyk, M.M., Plumeré, N., Rögner, M., Schuhmann, W. (2015)
    Light induced H2 evolution from a biophotocathode based on Photosystem 1-Pt Nanoparticles complexes integrated in solvated redox polymers films.
    J. Physical Chem. B 119, 13726-13731


  • Sung, M.-G., Lee, H., Nam, K., Rexroth, S., Rögner, M., Kwon, J.-H. and Yang J.-W. (2014)
    Simple method for decomposition of peracetic acid in a microalgal cultivation system.
    Bioprocess Biosyst Eng

  • Zhao, F., Sliozberg, K., Rögner, M., Plumeré, N. and Schuhmann, W. (2014)
    The role of hydrophobicity of Os-complex-modified polymers for Photosystem 1 based photocathodes.
    J. Electrochem. Soc. 161, 3035-3041

  • Cormann, K.U., Bartsch, M., Rögner, M. and Nowaczyk, M.M. (2014)
    Localization of the CyanoP binding site on photosystem II by surface plasmon resonance spectroscopy.
    Frontiers in Plant Science
    5, 595, 1-10

  • Plohnke, N., Hamann, A., Poetsch, A., Osiewacz, H.D., Rögner, M., Rexroth, S. (2014)
    Proteomic analysis of mitochondria from senescent Podospora anserina casts new light on ROS dependent aging mechanisms.
    Exp. Gerontol. 56, 13-25
  • Hartmann, V., Kothe, T., Pöller, S., El-Mohsnawy, E., Nowaczyk, M.M., Plumeré, N., Schuhmann, W. and Rögner, M. (2014)
    Redox hydrogels with adjusted redox potential for improved efficiency in Z-scheme inspired biophotovoltaic cells
    Phys.Chem.Chem.Phys. 16 (24), 11936-11941

  • Gorka, M.J., Schartner, J., van der Est, A., Rögner, M. and Golbeck, J.H. (2014) Light-mediated hydrogen generation in Photosystem 1: Attachment of a Naphthoquinone-molecular wire-Pt nanoparticle to the A1A and A1B sites
    53, 2295-2306
  • Kothe, T., Pöller, S., Zhao, F., Fortgang, P., Rögner, M., Schuhmann, W. and Plumeré, N. (2014)
    Engineered electron-transfer chain in Photosystem 1 based photocathodes outperforms electron-transfer rates in natural photosynthesis
    Chem. Eur. J. 20, 11029-11034

  • Rexroth, S., Rexroth, D., Veit, S., Plohnke, N., Cormann, K.-U., Nowaczyk, M.M. and Rögner, M. (2014)
    Functional characterization of the small regulatory subunit PetP from the Cytochrome b6f complex in Thermosynechococcus elongatus
    The Plant Cell 26, 3435-3448


  • Rögner, M. (2013)
    Metabolic engineering of cyanobacteria for the production of hydrogen from water
    Biochemical Society Transactions 41, 1254-1259

  • Kothe, T., Plumeré, N., Badura, A., Nowaczyk, M.M., Guschin, D.A., Rögner, M. and Schuhmann, W. (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

  • Schartner, J., Güldenhaupt, J., Mei, B., Rögner, M., Muhler, M., Gerwert, K., Kötting, C. (2013)
    Universal method for protein immobilization on chemically functionalized Germanium investigated by ATR-FTIR difference spectroscopy
    JACS 135, 4079-4087

  • Kwon, J.-H., Bernàt, G., Wagner, H., Rögner, M. & Rexroth, S. (2013)
    Reduced light-harvesting antenna: Consequences on cyanobacterial metabolism and photosynthetic productivity
    Algal Research 2, 188-195


  • Bernát, G., Schreiber, U., Sendtko, E., Stadnichuk, I.N., Rexroth, S., Rögner, M., & Koenig, F. (2012)
    Unique properties vs. common themes: The atypical cyanobacterium Gloeobacter violaceus PCC 7421 is capable of state transitions and blue-light-induced fluorescence quenching
    Plant Cell Physiol. 53(3), 528-542

  • Nowaczyk, M.M., Krause, K., Mieseler, M., Sczibilanski, A., Ikeuchi, M., Rögner, M. (2012)
    Deletion of psbJ leads to accumulation of Psb27-Psb28 photosystem II complexes in Thermosynechococcus elongatus
    Biochim. Biophys. Acta 1817, 1339-1345

  • Happe, T., Lambertz, C., Kwon, J.-H., Rexroth, S. & Rögner, M. (2012)
    Hydrogen Production by natural and semiartificial systems
    in: "Microalgal Biotechnology: Integration and economy", Posten, C. & Walter, C. (eds.), De Gruyter Berlin 2012, 111-128

  • Rögner, M. (2012)
    Wasserstoff aus Wasser - biologisch und ökonomisch? 05, Juli 2012

  • Rapatskiy, L., Cox, N., Savitsky, A., Ames, W.M., Sander, S., Nowaczyk, M.M., Rögner, M., Boussac, A., Neese, F., Messinger, J., Lubitz, W. (2012)
    Detection of the Water-Binding Sites of the Oxygen-Evolving COmplex of Photosystem II Using W-Band 17O Electron-Electron Double Resonance-Detected NMR Spectroscopy
    JACS 134, 16619-16634

  • Armstrong, F.A., Artero, V., Dau, H., Friedrich, B., Happe, T., Kurz, P., Lubitz, W.,Rögner, M. (2012)
    Biological and bio-inspired solar dihydrogen production
    Leopoldina: Bioenergy - Chances and Limits

  • Kwon, J.-H., Rögner, M., Rexroth, S. (2012)
    Direct approach for bioprocess optimization in a continuous flat-bed photobioreactor system
    J. Biotech 162, 156-162  Link to the online version

  • Liauw, P., Mashiba, T., Kopczak, M., Wiegand, K., Muraki, N., Kubota, H., Kawano, Y., Ikeuchi, M., Hase, T., Rögner, M., Kurisu, G. (2012)
    Cloning, expression, crystallization and preliminary X-ray studies of the ferredoxin-NAD(P)+ reductase from the thermophilic cyanobacterium Thermosynechococcus elongatus BP-1
    Acta Cryst. F68, 1048-1051

  • Veit, S., Takeda, K.,Tsunoyama, Y., Rexroth, D., Rögner, M., Miki, K. (2012)
    Structure of a thermophilic cyanobacterial b6f-type Rieske protein
    Acta Cryst. D68, 1400-1408

  • Tamary, E., Kiss, V., Nevo, R., Adam, Z., Bernat, G., Rexroth, S., Rögner, M. & Reich, Z. (2012)
    Structural and functional alterations of cyanobacterial phycobilisomes induced by high light stress
    Biochim. Biophys. Acta  1817, 319-327
  • Rexroth, S., Poetsch, A., Rögner, M., Werner, A., Hamann, A., Osiewacz, H.D., Schäfer, E.R., Seelert, H., Dencher, N.A. (2012)
    Reactive oxygen species target specific tryptophan site in the mitochondrial ATP synthase
    Biochim. Biophys. Acta


  • Bernát, G., Appel, J., Ogawa, T. & Rögner, M. (2011)
    Distinct roles of multiple NDH-1 complexes in the cyanobacterial electron transport network as revealed by kinetic analysis of P700+ reduction in various ndh-deficient mutants of Synechocystis sp. strain PCC 6803
    J. Bacteriol. 193, 292-295

  • Bernát, G. & Rögner, M. (2011)
    Center of the Cyanobacterial Electron Transport Network: The Cytochrome b6f Complex; in: "Bioenergetic Processes of Cyanobacteria" (Peschek, G.A. et al. eds.) Springer Science+Business Media B.V., p. 573-606

  • Imashimizu, M., Bernát, G., Isato, K., Broekmans, M., Konno, H., Sunamura, E.-I., Rögner, M., Hisabori, T. (2011)Regulation of F0F1-ATPase from Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803 by the g and e subunits is significant for light/dark adaptation
    J. Biol. Chem. 286, 26595-26602

  • Badura, A., Guschin, D., Kothe, T., Kopczak, M.J., Schuhmann, W. & Rögner, M. (2011)
    Photocurrent generation by Photosystem 1 integrated in crosslinked redox hydrogels
    Energy Environ. Sci. 4, 2435-2440

  • Badura, A., Kothe, T., Schuhmann, W. & Rögner, M. (2011)
    Wiring photosynthetic enzymes to electrodes
    Energy Environ. Sci. 4, 3263-3274

  • Rexroth, S., Mullineaux, C.W., Ellinger, D., Sendtko, E., Rögner, M. & Koenig, F. (2011)
    The plasma membrane of the cyanobacterium Gloeobacter violaceus contains segregated bioenergetic domains
    Plant Cell
    23(6), 2379-90

  • Bernát, G., Schreiber, U., Stadnichuk, I.N., Rögner, M. & Koenig, F. (2011)
    The ancient cyanobacterium Gloeobacter violaceus PCC 7421 is capable of state transitions and blue-light induced fluorescence quenching
    Proceed. Int. congress on Photosynthesis, Beijing 2010

  • Grasse, N., Mamedov, F., Becker, K., Styring, S., Rögner, M. & Nowaczyk, M.M. (2011)
    The role of a novel dimeric Photosystem II-Psb27 complex in PSII repair
    J. Biol. Chem. 286, 29548-29555


  • Sander, J., Nowaczyk, M., Buchta, J., Dau, H., Vass, I., Déak, Z., Dorogi, M., Iwai, M. & Rögner, M. (2010)
    Functional Characterization and Quantification of the Alternative PsbA Copies in Thermosynechococcus elongatus and Their Role in Photoprotection
    J Biol. Chem. 285, 29851-29856

  • Nowaczyk, M.M., Sander, J., Grasse, N., Cormann, K.U., Rexroth, D., Bernat, G. & Rögner, M. (2010)
    Dynamics of the cyanobacterial photosynthetic network: Communication and modification of membrane protein complexes
    Europ. J. Cell Biol. 89, 974-982

  • Waschewski, N., Bernat, G. & Rögner, M. (2010)
    Engineering photosynthesis for H2 production from H2O:Cyanobacteria as design organisms
    Biomass to Biofuels – Strategies for Global Industries" (Vertes, A., Qureshi, N., Yukawa, H., Blaschek, H.P. eds.) John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, UK, p. 387-401

  • Rögner, M. & Happe, T. (2010)
    Grüner Kraftstoff: Photobiologische H2-Produktion durch Mikroalgen
    Hzwei 10, 24-25

  • Schwarze, A., Kopczak, M.J., Rögner, M. & Lenz. O. (2010)
    Requirements for the construction of a functional hybrid complex between photosystem I and [NiFe]-hydrogenase
    Appl. & Environm. Microbiol.

  • El-Mohsnawy, E., Kopczak, M.J., Schlodder, E., Nowaczyk, M., Meyer, H.E., Warscheid, B., Karapetyan, N.V., & Rögner, M. (2010)
    Structure and Function of Intact Photosystem 1 Monomers from the Cyanobacterium Thermosynechococcus elongatus
    49, 4740-4751

  • Shubin, V.V., Roegner, M., El-Mohsnawy, E., Terekhova, I.V., Schlodder, E. & Karapetyan, N.V. (2010)
    Variability of light-induced circular dichroism spectra of Photosystem I complexes of cyanobacteria
    Appl. Biochem. Microbiol. 46, 274-281


  • Cormann, K., Nowaczyk, M.M., Ikeuchi, M., Rögner, M. & Stoll, R. (2009)
    Sequence-specific 1H, 13C, and 15N backbone assignment of Psb27 from Synechocystis PCC 6803
    Biomol NMR Assign 3, 247-249

  • Hausmann, U., Qi, S.-W., Wolters, D., Rögner, M., Liu, S.-J. & Poetsch, A. (2009)
    Physiological adaptation of Corynebacterium glutamicum to benzoate as alternative carbon source – a membrane proteome-centric view
    Proteomics 9, 3635-3651
  • Bernat, G., Waschewski, N. & Rögner, M. (2009)
    Towards efficient hydrogen production: the impact of antenna size and external factors on electron transport dynamics in Synechocystis PCC 6803
    Photosynth. Res. 99, 205-216
  • Slavov, C., El-Mohsnawy, E., Rögner, M. & Holzwarth, A.R. (2009)
    Trapping kinetics in isolated cyanobacterial PS I complexes
    Chemical Physics 357, 163-170

  • Szczepaniak, M., Sander, J., Nowaczyk, M., Müller, M.G., Rögner, M. & Holzwarth, A.R. (2009)
    Charge separation, stabilization and protein relaxation in Photosystem II core particles with closed reaction centers
    Biophys. J. 96, 621-631

  • Schultze, M., Forberich, B., Rexroth, S., Dyczmons, N.G., Roegner, M. & Appel, J. (2009)
    Localization of cytochrome b6f complexes implies an incomplete respiratory chain in cytoplasmic membranes of the cyanobacterium Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803
    Biochim. Biophys. Acta 1787, 1479-1485

  • Tsunoyama, Y., Bernát, G., Dyczmons, N.G., Schneider, D. & Rögner, M. (2009)
    Multiple Rieske proteins enable short- and long-term light adaptation of Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803
    J. Biol. Chem. 284, 27875-27883
  • Cormann, K.U., Bangert, J.-A., Ikeuchi, M., Rögner, M., Stoll, R. & Nowaczyk, M.M. (2009)
    Structure of Psb27 in solution: Implications for transient binding of Photosystem II during biogenesis and repair
    Biochemistry 48, 8768-8770


  • Xu, M., Bernat, G., Singh, A., Mi, H., Roegner, M., Pakrasi, H.B., Ogawa, T. (2008)
    Properties of Mutants of Synechocystis sp. Strain PCC 6803 Lacking Inorganic Carbon Sequestration Systems
    Plant Cell Physiol. 49(11), 1672-1677

  • Martinez-Junza, V., Szczepaniak, M., Braslavsky, S.E., Sander, J., Nowaczyk, M., Rögner, M., Holzwarth, A.R. (2008)
    A photoprotection mechanism involving the D2 branch in photosystem II cores with closed reaction centers
    Photochem. Photobiol. Sci. 7, 1337-1343

  • Badura, A., Guschin, D., Esper, B., Kothe, T., Neugebauer, S.,  Schuhmann, W. & Rögner, M. (2008)
    Photo-induced electron transfer  between Photosystem 2 via cross-linked redox hydrogels
    Electroanalysis 20, 1043-1047


  • Schluesener, D., Rögner, M., Poetsch, A. (2007)
    Evaluation of two proteomics technologies used to screen the membrane proteomes of wild-type Corynebacterium glutamicum and an L-lysine-producing strain
    Anal. Bioanal. Chem. 389(4), 1055-64

  • Kirchhoff, H., Haase, W., Haferkamp, S., Schott, T., Borinski, M., Kubitscheck, U. & Rögner, M. (2007)
    Structural and functional self-organization of Photosystem II in grana thylakoids
    Biochim. Biophys. Acta 1767, 1180-1188

  • Mamedov, F., Nowaczyk, M.M., Thapper, A., Rögner, M. & Styring, S. (2007)
    Functional Characterization of monomeric Photosystem II core preparations from Thermosynechococcus elongatus with or wothout the Psb27 protein
    Biochemistry 46(18), 5542-5551

  • Volkmer, T., Schneider, D., Bernát, G., Kirchhoff, H., Wenk, S.-O. & Rögner, M. (2007)
    SSR2998 of Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803 is involved in regulation of cyanobacterial electron transport and associated with the cyt. b6f complex
    JBC 282, 3730-3737

  • Schneider, D., Volkmer, T. & Rögner, M. (2007)
    PetG and PetN, but not PetL are essential subunits of the cyt. b6f complex of Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803
    Res. in Microbiol. 158, 45-50

  • Bolychevtseva, Y.V., Terekhova, I.V., Rögner, M., Karapetyan, N.V. (2007)
    Effect of oxygen and photosynthetic carbon cycle reactions on the kinetics of P700 redox transients in cells of the cyanobacterium Arthrospira platensis
    Biochemistry (Moscow) 72, 275-281

  • Lax, J. E.-M., Arteni, A.A., Boekema, E.J., Pistorius, E.K., Michel, K.-P. & Rögner, M. (2007)
    Structural response of Photosystem 2 to iron deficiency: Characterization of a new Photosystem 2-IdiA complex from the cyanobacterium Thermosynechococcus elongatus BP-1
    Biochim. Biophys. Acta 1767, 528-534

  • Schlodder, E., Shubin, V.V., El-Mohsnawy, E., Rögner, M., Karapetyan, N.V. (2007)
    Steady-state and transient polarized absorption spectroscopy of photosystem I complexes from the cyanobacteria Arthrospira platensis and Thermosynechococcus elongatus
    Biochim. Biophys. Acta 1767, 732-741


  • Esper, B., Badura, A. & Rögner, M. (2006)
    Photosynthesis as a power supply for (bio-)hydrogen production;
    Trends in Plant Sci. 11, 543-549

  • Badura, A., Esper, B., Ataka, K., Grunwald, C., Wöll, C., Kuhlmann, J., Heberle, J. & Rögner, M. (2006)
    Light driven water splitting for (bio-)hydrogen production: Photosystem 2 as central part of a bioelectrochemical device
    Photochemistry & Photobiology 82, 1385-1390

  • Nowaczyk, M. M., Hebeler, R., Schlodder, E., Meyer, H. M., Warscheid, B., Rögner, M.  (2006)
    Psb27, a Cyanobacterial Lipoproten, Is Involved in the Repair Cycle of Photosystem II
    The Plant Cell 18, 3121–3131

  • Miloslavina, Y., Szczepaniak, M., Müller, G., Sander, J., Nowaczyk, M., Rögner, M., Holzwarth, A. R. (2006);Charge Separation Kinetics in Intact Photosystem II Core Particles Is Trap-Limited. A Picosecond Fluorescence Study
    Biochemistry 45, 2436-2442

  • Holzwarth, A.R., Müller, M.G., Reus, M., Nowaczyk, M., Sander, J. & Rögner, M. (2006)
    Mechanism of electron transfer in intact photosystem II and in isolated reaction centers. Pheophytin is the primary electron acceptor
    PNAS 103, 6895-6900

  • Fischer, F., Wolters D., Rögner, M. & Poetsch, A. (2006)
    Towards the complete membrane proteome: High coverage of integral membrane proteins through transmembrane peptide detection;
    Mol. & Cell. Proteomics 5, 444-453


  • Schlüsener, D., Fischer, F., Kruip, J., Rögner, M. & Poetsch, A. (2005)
    Mapping the membrane proteome of Corynebacterium glutamicum;
    Proteomics 3 Vol. 5, 1317-1330

  • Wenk, S.-O., Schneider, D., Boronowsky, U., Jäger, C., Klughammer, C., de Weerd, F.L., van Roon, H., Vermaas, W.F.J., Dekker, J.P. & Rögner, M. (2005)
    Functional implications of pigments bound to a cyanobacterial Cytochrome b6f complex
    FEBS J. 272, 582-592

  • Arteni, A.A., Nowaczyk, M., Lax, J., Koulila, R., Rögner, M., and Boekema, E.J. (2005)
    Single particle electron microscopy in combination with mass spectrometry to investigate novel complexes of membrane proteins
    J. Struct. Biology 149 (2005) 325–331


  • Nowaczyk, M., Berghaus, C., Stoll, R., Rögner, M. (2004)
    Preliminary structural characterisation of the 33 kDa protein (PsbO) in solution studied by site-directed mutagenesis and NMR spectroscopy
    Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 6, 4878-4881

  • Schneider, D., Berry, S., Volkmer, T., Seidler, A., Rögner, M. (2004)
    PetC1 is the major Rieske iron-sulfur protein in the cytochrome b6f complex of Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803
    J. Biol. Chem. 279, 39383-39391

  • Remy, A., Niklas, J., Kuhl, H., Kellers, P., Schott, T., Rögner, M., Gerwert, K. (2004)
    FTIR spectroscopy shows structural similarities between photosystems II from cyanobacteria and spinach
    Eur J Biochem. 271, 563-567


  • Berry, S., Bolychevtseva, Y.V., Rögner, M., Karapetyan, N.V. (2003)
    Photosynthetic and Respiratory Electron Transport in the Alkaliphilic Cyanobacterium Arthrospira (Spirulina) platensis
    Photosyn. Res. 78, 67-76

  • Berry, S., Esper, B., Karandashova, I., Teuber, M., Elanskaya, I., Rögner, M., Hagemann, M. (2003)
    Potassium Uptake in the Unicellular Cyanobacterium Synechocystis sp. Strain PCC 6803 Depends on a Ktr-like System Encoded by slr1509 (ntpJ)
    FEBS Lett. 548, 53-58

  • Berry, S. (2003)
    Endosymbiosis and the design of eukaryotic electron transport
    Biochim. Biophys. Acta 1606 (2003) 57– 72

  • Gubernator, B., Seidler, A., Rögner, M., Szczepaniak, A. (2003)
    Overexpression and Reconstitution of a Rieske Iron-Sulfur Protein from the Higher Plant
    Protein Expression and Purification 29, 8-14

  • Berry, S., Schneider, D., Vermaas, W., Rögner, M. (2002)
    Electron Transport Routes in Whole Cells of Synechocystis sp. strain PCC 6803: The Role of the Cytochrome bd-Type Oxidase
    Biochemistry 41, 3422-3429

  • Frese, R.N., Palacios, M.A., Azzizi, A., van Stokkum, I.H.M., Kruip, J., Rögner, M., Karapetyan, N.V., Schlodder, E., van Grondelle, R., Dekker, J.P. (2002)
    Electric Field Effects on Red Chlorophylls, ß-Carotenes and P700 in Cyanobacterial Photosystem I Complexes
    Biochim. Biophys. Acta
    1554, 180-191

  • Mangels, D., Kruip, J., Berry, S., Rögner, M., Boekema, E.J., König, F. (2002)
    Photosystem I from the Unusual Cyanobacterium Gloeobacter violaceus
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