A William Rutherford

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Affiliation: CEA Saclay
Country: France

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Reduction of the Mn cluster of the water-oxidizing enzyme by nitric oxide: formation of an S(-2) state
    Gert Schansker
    Institute of Materials Science, NCSR Demokritos, 15310 Aghia Paraskevi, Athens, Greece
    Biochemistry 41:3057-64. 2002
  2. pmc Photosystem II: evolutionary perspectives
    A W Rutherford
    Service de Bioenergetique, URA CNRS 2096, Bat 532, CEA Saclay, 91191 Gif sur Yvette, France
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 358:245-53. 2003
  3. pmc Resolving intermediates in biological proton-coupled electron transfer: a tyrosyl radical prior to proton movement
    Peter Faller
    Service de Bioenergetique, Departement de Biologie Joliot Curie, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique Unité de Recherche Associée 2096, Commissariat à l Energie Atomique Saclay, 91191 Gif sur Yvette, Cedex, France
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 100:8732-5. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint Site-directed mutagenesis of Thermosynechococcus elongatus photosystem II: the O2-evolving enzyme lacking the redox-active tyrosine D
    Miwa Sugiura
    Service de Bioenergetique, DBJC, URA CNRS 2096, CEA Saclay, 91191 Gif sur Yvette, France
    Biochemistry 43:13549-63. 2004
  5. doi request reprint Mimicking photosynthesis, but just the best bits
    A William Rutherford
    Nature 453:449. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Herbicide-induced oxidative stress in photosystem II
    A W Rutherford
    Section de Bioenergetique, DBCM, CEA CNRS URA 2096, CE Saclay, 91191, Gif sur Yvette, France
    Trends Biochem Sci 26:648-53. 2001
  7. ncbi request reprint The stable tyrosyl radical in photosystem II: why D?
    A William Rutherford
    Service de Bioenergetique, CNRS URA 2096, Dept Biol Joliot Curie, CEA Saclay, Gif sur Yvette, Cedex F 91191, France
    Biochim Biophys Acta 1655:222-30. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Biochemistry. Water photolysis in biology
    A W Rutherford
    Service of Bioenergetics, CNRS URA 2096, Departement de Biologie Joliot Curie, CEA Saclay, 91191 Gif sur Yvette, France
    Science 303:1782-4. 2004
  9. doi request reprint Semiquinone-iron complex of photosystem II: EPR signals assigned to the low-field edge of the ground state doublet of QA•-Fe2+ and QB•-Fe2+
    Arezki Sedoud
    iBiTec S, CNRS URA 2096, CEA Saclay, 91191 Gif sur Yvette, France
    Biochemistry 50:6012-21. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint Near-infrared-induced transitions in the manganese cluster of photosystem II: action spectra for the S2 and S3 redox states
    Alain Boussac
    Service de Bioenergetique, DBJC, URA CNRS 2096, CEA Saclay, 91191 Gif sur Yvette, France
    Plant Cell Physiol 46:837-42. 2005

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Publications29

  1. ncbi request reprint Reduction of the Mn cluster of the water-oxidizing enzyme by nitric oxide: formation of an S(-2) state
    Gert Schansker
    Institute of Materials Science, NCSR Demokritos, 15310 Aghia Paraskevi, Athens, Greece
    Biochemistry 41:3057-64. 2002
    ....
  2. pmc Photosystem II: evolutionary perspectives
    A W Rutherford
    Service de Bioenergetique, URA CNRS 2096, Bat 532, CEA Saclay, 91191 Gif sur Yvette, France
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 358:245-53. 2003
    ..It is also suggested that one reason for maintaining an oxidizable tyrosine, TyrD, on the D2 side of the RC, is that the proton associated with its tyrosyl radical, has an electrostatic role in confining P(+) to the expendable D1 side...
  3. pmc Resolving intermediates in biological proton-coupled electron transfer: a tyrosyl radical prior to proton movement
    Peter Faller
    Service de Bioenergetique, Departement de Biologie Joliot Curie, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique Unité de Recherche Associée 2096, Commissariat à l Energie Atomique Saclay, 91191 Gif sur Yvette, Cedex, France
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 100:8732-5. 2003
    ..These reactions represent a stabilization process that prevents the back-reaction and determines the reactivity of the radical...
  4. ncbi request reprint Site-directed mutagenesis of Thermosynechococcus elongatus photosystem II: the O2-evolving enzyme lacking the redox-active tyrosine D
    Miwa Sugiura
    Service de Bioenergetique, DBJC, URA CNRS 2096, CEA Saclay, 91191 Gif sur Yvette, France
    Biochemistry 43:13549-63. 2004
    ..We show here that this fully active preparation can provide spectra from the Mn(4)CaO(4) complex and associated radical species uncontaminated by Tyr(D)(*)...
  5. doi request reprint Mimicking photosynthesis, but just the best bits
    A William Rutherford
    Nature 453:449. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Herbicide-induced oxidative stress in photosystem II
    A W Rutherford
    Section de Bioenergetique, DBCM, CEA CNRS URA 2096, CE Saclay, 91191, Gif sur Yvette, France
    Trends Biochem Sci 26:648-53. 2001
    ..The binding of phenolic herbicides favours this pathway, thus increasing the efficiency of photodamage in this class of herbicides...
  7. ncbi request reprint The stable tyrosyl radical in photosystem II: why D?
    A William Rutherford
    Service de Bioenergetique, CNRS URA 2096, Dept Biol Joliot Curie, CEA Saclay, Gif sur Yvette, Cedex F 91191, France
    Biochim Biophys Acta 1655:222-30. 2004
    ..In this short review, we focus on work relevant to these two roles...
  8. ncbi request reprint Biochemistry. Water photolysis in biology
    A W Rutherford
    Service of Bioenergetics, CNRS URA 2096, Departement de Biologie Joliot Curie, CEA Saclay, 91191 Gif sur Yvette, France
    Science 303:1782-4. 2004
  9. doi request reprint Semiquinone-iron complex of photosystem II: EPR signals assigned to the low-field edge of the ground state doublet of QA•-Fe2+ and QB•-Fe2+
    Arezki Sedoud
    iBiTec S, CNRS URA 2096, CEA Saclay, 91191 Gif sur Yvette, France
    Biochemistry 50:6012-21. 2011
    ..The signal was also present in Q(B)(•-)Fe(2+) in plant Photosystem II, but in plants, the signal was not detected in the Q(A)(•-)Fe(2+) state...
  10. ncbi request reprint Near-infrared-induced transitions in the manganese cluster of photosystem II: action spectra for the S2 and S3 redox states
    Alain Boussac
    Service de Bioenergetique, DBJC, URA CNRS 2096, CEA Saclay, 91191 Gif sur Yvette, France
    Plant Cell Physiol 46:837-42. 2005
    ..The temperature dependence of the NIR effect and the action spectra for S2 indicate the presence of structural heterogeneity in the Mn4Ca cluster...
  11. ncbi request reprint Cytochrome c550 in the cyanobacterium Thermosynechococcus elongatus: study of redox mutants
    Diana Kirilovsky
    Service de Bioenergetique, Departement Biologie Joliot Curie, URA Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Cientificas 2096, CEA Saclay, 91191 Gif sur Yvette, France
    J Biol Chem 279:52869-80. 2004
    ..It is suggested that the latter effects may be caused by loss (or weaker binding) of the other extrinsic proteins rather than a direct effect of the absence of the cytochrome c(550)...
  12. ncbi request reprint Influence of the redox potential of the primary quinone electron acceptor on photoinhibition in photosystem II
    Christian Fufezan
    Service de Bioenergetique, Departement de Biologie, Joliot Curie, CNRS unite de recherché associé 2096, Commissariat á I Energie Atomique Saclay, Gif sur Yvette 91191, France
    J Biol Chem 282:12492-502. 2007
    ..The effect of the A249S mutation seems to reflect a shift in the structural equilibrium favoring the low potential form...
  13. ncbi request reprint Low-temperature electron transfer in photosystem II: a tyrosyl radical and semiquinone charge pair
    Chunxi Zhang
    Service de Bioenergetique, CNRS URA 2096, Departement de Biologie Joliot Curie, CEA Saclay, 91191 Gif sur Yvette, Cedex, France
    Biochemistry 43:13787-95. 2004
    ..The current picture of the photochemical reactions occurring in PSII at low temperatures is reassessed...
  14. doi request reprint Biosynthetic exchange of bromide for chloride and strontium for calcium in the photosystem II oxygen-evolving enzymes
    Naoko Ishida
    Institut de Biologie et Technologie de Saclay, URA CNRS 2096, Commissariat à l Energie Atomique Saclay, 91191 Gif sur Yvette, France
    J Biol Chem 283:13330-40. 2008
    ..These observations indicate that Cl(-) is involved in the water oxidation mechanism. The possibility that Cl(-) is close to the active site is discussed in terms of recent structural models...
  15. pmc Low-temperature photochemistry in photosystem II from Thermosynechococcus elongatus induced by visible and near-infrared light
    Alain Boussac
    DSV, iBiTec S, SB2 SM, URA CNRS 2096, CEA Saclay, 91191 Gif sur Yvette, Cedex, France
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 363:1203-10; discussion 1210. 2008
    ..This could relate to the earlier reported modulation of the potential of QA by the occupancy of the Ca site. It is also shown that in the S3 state both visible and near-infrared light are able to induce a similar Mn photochemistry...
  16. doi request reprint High and low potential forms of the QA quinone electron acceptor in Photosystem II of Thermosynechococcus elongatus and spinach
    Kunio Ido
    Institut de Biologie et Technologies de Saclay iBiTec S, CNRS URA 2096, Bat 532, CEA Saclay, 91191 Gif sur Yvette, France
    J Photochem Photobiol B 104:154-7. 2011
    ..The lower values of the midpoint potential of the (Q(A)/Q(A)(-)) redox couple in the literature could be due to a perturbation due to a specific mediator...
  17. ncbi request reprint Secondary quinone in photosystem II of Thermosynechococcus elongatus: semiquinone-iron EPR signals and temperature dependence of electron transfer
    Christian Fufezan
    Service de Bioenergetique, DBJC, CNRS URA 2096, CEA Saclay, 91191 Gif sur Yvette, France
    Biochemistry 44:12780-9. 2005
    ..Similar reactions in PSII could give rise to the observed temperature dependence...
  18. pmc Photosystem II and photosynthetic oxidation of water: an overview
    Charilaos Goussias
    Service de Bioenergetique, URA CNRS 2096, Bat 532, CEA Saclay, 91191 Gif sur Yvette, France
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 357:1369-81; discussion 1419-20. 2002
    ..Here, we present an overview of the current state of knowledge of photosystem II, attempting to delineate the open questions and the directions of current research...
  19. doi request reprint Complete EPR spectrum of the S3-state of the oxygen-evolving photosystem II
    Alain Boussac
    iBiTec S, URA CNRS 2096, CEA Saclay, 91191 Gif sur Yvette, France
    J Am Chem Soc 131:5050-1. 2009
    ..175 cm(-1) and E/D = 0.275. The detection of the full EPR signal for S(3) opens the door for new investigations and a better understanding of the catalytic cycle of Photosystem II...
  20. doi request reprint Effects of formate binding on the quinone-iron electron acceptor complex of photosystem II
    Arezki Sedoud
    iBiTec S, CNRS URA 2096, CEA Saclay, 91191 Gif sur Yvette, France
    Biochim Biophys Acta 1807:216-26. 2011
    ..The main effect of formate then appears to be on Q(B)H₂ exchange and this agrees with earlier studies using different methods...
  21. ncbi request reprint Tyrosine D oxidation at cryogenic temperature in photosystem II
    Peter Faller
    Section de Bioenergetique, DBJC, CEA Saclay, CNRS URA 2096, 91191 Gif sur Yvette, Cedex France
    Biochemistry 41:12914-20. 2002
    ....
  22. ncbi request reprint Biosynthetic Ca2+/Sr2+ exchange in the photosystem II oxygen-evolving enzyme of Thermosynechococcus elongatus
    Alain Boussac
    Service de Bioenergetique, DBJC, URA CNRS 2096, CEA Saclay, 91191 Gif sur Yvette, France
    J Biol Chem 279:22809-19. 2004
    ....
  23. ncbi request reprint Hydroxyl radical generation by photosystem II
    Pavel Pospisil
    Service Bioénérgetique, Departement de Biologie Joliot Curie, CEA Saclay, F 91191 Gif sur Yvette, France
    Biochemistry 43:6783-92. 2004
    ..The two different routes of OH(*) generation are discussed in the context of photoinhibition...
  24. doi request reprint Charge separation in photosystem II: a comparative and evolutionary overview
    Tanai Cardona
    Institut de Biologie et Technologies de Saclay, URA 2096 CNRS, CEA Saclay, 91191 Gif sur Yvette, France
    Biochim Biophys Acta 1817:26-43. 2012
    ..Key aspects of PSII reaction centre evolution are also addressed. This article is part of a Special Issue entitled: Photosystem II...
  25. doi request reprint Carbon nanotube-acridine nanohybrids: spectroscopic characterization of photoinduced electron transfer
    Nicolas Mackiewicz
    CEA, iBiTecS, Service de Chimie Bioorganique et de Marquage, 91191 Gif sur Yvette, France
    Chemistry 15:3882-8. 2009
    ..This electron transfer led to a strong quenching of the acridinium fluorescence and to the formation of a metastable acridine radical. Evidence for the formation of this radical was obtained by ESR studies...
  26. ncbi request reprint Purification, crystallization and X-ray diffraction analyses of the T. elongatus PSII core dimer with strontium replacing calcium in the oxygen-evolving complex
    Joanna Kargul
    Wolfson Laboratories, Division of Molecular Biosciences, Faculty of Natural Sciences, Imperial College London, London, UK
    Biochim Biophys Acta 1767:404-13. 2007
    ..However, SrPSII showed altered functional properties of its modified OEC in comparison with that of the CaPSII counterpart: slowdown of the Q(A)-to-Q(B) electron transfer and stabilized S(2)Q(A)(-) charge recombination...
  27. ncbi request reprint Singlet oxygen production in herbicide-treated photosystem II
    Christian Fufezan
    Institut fur Biologie II, Biochemie der Pflanzen, Universitat Freiburg, Schänzlestr 1, 79104, Freiburg, Germany
    FEBS Lett 532:407-10. 2002
    ..When phenolic herbicides are bound, charge recombination at the level of P+*Pheo-* is thermodynamically favoured forming a chlorophyll triplet and hence 1O2. With urea herbicides this pathway is less favourable...
  28. pmc Revealing how nature uses sunlight to split water. Introduction
    James Barber
    Wolfson Laboratories, Division of Molecular Biosciences, Imperial College London, London SW7 2AZ, UK
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 363:1125-8. 2008
  29. ncbi request reprint Obituary: Horst Tobias Witt (1922-2007)
    Wolfgang Junge
    Wolfgang Junge is in the Division of Biophysics, University of Osnabruck, 49069 Osnabruck, Germany
    Nature 448:425. 2007