JAMES PAUL ALLEN

Summary

Affiliation: Arizona State University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Light-driven oxygen production from superoxide by Mn-binding bacterial reaction centers
    James P Allen
    Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ 85287 1604, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 109:2314-8. 2012
  2. doi request reprint The evolutionary pathway from anoxygenic to oxygenic photosynthesis examined by comparison of the properties of photosystem II and bacterial reaction centers
    J P Allen
    Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ 85287 1604, USA
    Photosynth Res 107:59-69. 2011
  3. doi request reprint Structures of proteins and cofactors: X-ray crystallography
    J P Allen
    Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ 85287 1604, USA
    Photosynth Res 102:231-40. 2009
  4. ncbi request reprint Photosynthetic reaction centers
    J P Allen
    Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry and Center for the Study of Early Events in Photosynthesis, Arizona State University, Tempe 85287 1604, USA
    FEBS Lett 438:5-9. 1998
  5. doi request reprint EPR, ENDOR, and special TRIPLE measurements of P(*+) in wild type and modified reaction centers from Rb. sphaeroides
    J P Allen
    Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry and Center for Bioenergy and Photosynthesis, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, 85287 1604, USA
    Photosynth Res 99:1-10. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint Proton release upon oxidation of tyrosine in reaction centers from Rhodobacter sphaeroides
    L Kalman
    Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ 85287 1604, USA
    FEBS Lett 545:193-8. 2003
  7. doi request reprint The influence of hydrogen bonds on the electronic structure of light-harvesting complexes from photosynthetic bacteria
    G Uyeda
    Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona 85287 1604, USA
    Biochemistry 49:1146-59. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint Correlation of proton release and electrochromic shifts of the optical spectrum due to oxidation of tyrosine in reaction centers from Rhodobacter sphaeroides
    L Kalman
    Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona 85287, USA
    Biochemistry 42:13280-6. 2003
  9. pmc Specific alteration of the oxidation potential of the electron donor in reaction centers from Rhodobacter sphaeroides
    X Lin
    Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Arizona State University, Tempe 85287 1604
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 91:10265-9. 1994
  10. ncbi request reprint Influence of the protein environment on the properties of a tyrosyl radical in reaction centers from Rhodobacter sphaeroides
    A J Narváez
    Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona 85287, USA
    Biochemistry 41:15253-8. 2002

Research Grants

Collaborators

  • A Ivancich
  • W W Parson
  • J C Williams
  • L Kalman
  • G Uyeda
  • R LoBrutto
  • A J Narváez
  • A Camara-Artigas
  • M A Rosenow
  • M Thielges
  • D Brune
  • C L Magee
  • M Roman
  • T A Mattioli
  • Y F Li
  • A L Haffa
  • J L McCulley
  • N W Woodbury
  • S Wang
  • X Lin
  • R E Blankenship
  • W Zhou
  • H A Murchison
  • X Li
  • P Mathis
  • V Nagarajan

Detail Information

Publications24

  1. pmc Light-driven oxygen production from superoxide by Mn-binding bacterial reaction centers
    James P Allen
    Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ 85287 1604, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 109:2314-8. 2012
    ....
  2. doi request reprint The evolutionary pathway from anoxygenic to oxygenic photosynthesis examined by comparison of the properties of photosystem II and bacterial reaction centers
    J P Allen
    Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ 85287 1604, USA
    Photosynth Res 107:59-69. 2011
    ....
  3. doi request reprint Structures of proteins and cofactors: X-ray crystallography
    J P Allen
    Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ 85287 1604, USA
    Photosynth Res 102:231-40. 2009
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Photosynthetic reaction centers
    J P Allen
    Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry and Center for the Study of Early Events in Photosynthesis, Arizona State University, Tempe 85287 1604, USA
    FEBS Lett 438:5-9. 1998
    ..The implication of these results on the evolution of the reaction center is presented...
  5. doi request reprint EPR, ENDOR, and special TRIPLE measurements of P(*+) in wild type and modified reaction centers from Rb. sphaeroides
    J P Allen
    Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry and Center for Bioenergy and Photosynthesis, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, 85287 1604, USA
    Photosynth Res 99:1-10. 2009
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Proton release upon oxidation of tyrosine in reaction centers from Rhodobacter sphaeroides
    L Kalman
    Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ 85287 1604, USA
    FEBS Lett 545:193-8. 2003
    ..In the Y(M) mutant, a maximal proton release of -0.5 H(+)/reaction center at pH 8 was attributed to formation of the tyrosyl radical and modeled using electrostatic and direct proton-releasing mechanisms...
  7. doi request reprint The influence of hydrogen bonds on the electronic structure of light-harvesting complexes from photosynthetic bacteria
    G Uyeda
    Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona 85287 1604, USA
    Biochemistry 49:1146-59. 2010
    ..Other possible effects of the mutations, such as changes in the disorder of the environment of the bacteriochlorophylls, are discussed...
  8. ncbi request reprint Correlation of proton release and electrochromic shifts of the optical spectrum due to oxidation of tyrosine in reaction centers from Rhodobacter sphaeroides
    L Kalman
    Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona 85287, USA
    Biochemistry 42:13280-6. 2003
    ..The results are modeled by assuming that the phenolic proton of Tyr L167 is trapped in the protein after oxidation of the tyrosine, resulting in electrostatic interactions with the tetrapyrroles and nearby residues...
  9. pmc Specific alteration of the oxidation potential of the electron donor in reaction centers from Rhodobacter sphaeroides
    X Lin
    Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Arizona State University, Tempe 85287 1604
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 91:10265-9. 1994
    ..These results suggest a role for protein-cofactor interactions--in particular, histidine-donor interactions--in establishing the redox potentials needed for electron transfer in biological systems...
  10. ncbi request reprint Influence of the protein environment on the properties of a tyrosyl radical in reaction centers from Rhodobacter sphaeroides
    A J Narváez
    Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona 85287, USA
    Biochemistry 41:15253-8. 2002
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint Effects of hydrogen bonding to a bacteriochlorophyll-bacteriopheophytin dimer in reaction centers from Rhodobacter sphaeroides
    J P Allen
    Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Arizona State University, Tempe 85287 1604, USA
    Biochemistry 35:6612-9. 1996
    ..The results show that the properties of the heterodimer are different depending on which side is hydrogen-bonded and suggest that the hydrogen bonds alter the energy of the internal charge transfer state in a well-defined manner...
  12. ncbi request reprint Electrostatic interactions between charged amino acid residues and the bacteriochlorophyll dimer in reaction centers from Rhodobacter sphaeroides
    J C Williams
    Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry and Center for the Study of Early Events in Photosynthesis, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona 85287-1604, USA
    Biochemistry 40:15403-7. 2001
    ..The rate of charge recombination between the primary quinone acceptor and the bacteriochlorophyll dimer decreased in the M199 Asn to Asp mutant at high pH, reflecting the decrease in midpoint potential...
  13. ncbi request reprint Interaction between cytochrome c2 and reaction centers from purple bacteria
    S Wang
    Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Arizona State University, Tempe 85287 1604
    Biochemistry 33:8306-12. 1994
    ..For cytochrome c2 from Rb. sphaeroides, the kinetics are very similar between the mutants and wild type.(ABSTRACT TRUNCATED AT 250 WORDS)..
  14. ncbi request reprint Dependence of tyrosine oxidation in highly oxidizing bacterial reaction centers on pH and free-energy difference
    L Kalman
    Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona 85287 1604, USA
    Biochemistry 43:12905-12. 2004
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  15. ncbi request reprint Trapped tyrosyl radical populations in modified reaction centers from Rhodobacter sphaeroides
    A J Narváez
    Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry and School of Life Sciences, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona 85287, USA
    Biochemistry 43:14379-84. 2004
    ..The results show that tyrosine residues within approximately 10 A of the dimer can become oxidized when provided with a suitable protein environment...
  16. ncbi request reprint Crystal structure of the bacteriochlorophyll a protein from Chlorobium tepidum
    Y F Li
    Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, and Center for the Study of Early Events in Photosynthesis, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ 85287 1604, USA
    J Mol Biol 271:456-71. 1997
    ....
  17. ncbi request reprint The influence of detergents on the solubility of membrane proteins
    M A Rosenow
    Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ 85287 1604, USA
    Acta Crystallogr D Biol Crystallogr 58:2076-81. 2002
    ..These results suggest that crystallization is favored for detergents and amphiphiles that optimize the solubility of integral membrane proteins...
  18. ncbi request reprint Iron as a bound secondary electron donor in modified bacterial reaction centers
    L Kalman
    Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona 85287 1604, USA
    Biochemistry 45:13869-74. 2006
    ..The similarity between iron and manganese binding in these mutants provides insight into general properties of metal-binding sites in proteins...
  19. ncbi request reprint Manganese oxidation by modified reaction centers from Rhodobacter sphaeroides
    L Kalman
    Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona 85287 1604, USA
    Biochemistry 42:11016-22. 2003
    ..The ability of reaction centers with high potentials to oxidize manganese suggests that manganese oxidation could have preceded water oxidation in the evolutionary development of photosystem II...
  20. pmc Interactions between lipids and bacterial reaction centers determined by protein crystallography
    A Camara-Artigas
    Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry and Center for the Study of Early Events in Photosynthesis, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ 85287 1604, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 99:11055-60. 2002
    ....
  21. ncbi request reprint Individual interactions influence the crystalline order for membrane proteins
    A Camara-Artigas
    Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ 85287 1604, USA
    Acta Crystallogr D Biol Crystallogr 57:1281-6. 2001
    ..The results suggest that the contact regions are crucial for obtaining highly ordered crystals of membrane proteins...
  22. ncbi request reprint Design of a redox-linked active metal site: manganese bound to bacterial reaction centers at a site resembling that of photosystem II
    M Thielges
    Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona 85287, USA
    Biochemistry 44:7389-94. 2005
    ..These reaction centers illustrate the successful design of a redox active metal center in a protein complex...
  23. ncbi request reprint The influence of detergents and amphiphiles on the solubility of the light-harvesting I complex
    M A Rosenow
    Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ 85287 1604, USA
    Acta Crystallogr D Biol Crystallogr 59:1422-8. 2003
    ..These results suggest that mass spectrometry can be used for screening of favorable crystallization conditions...
  24. pmc New tetragonal form of reaction centers from Rhodobacter sphaeroides and the involvement of a manganese ion at a crystal contact point
    G Uyeda
    Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona 85287, USA
    Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun 61:733-6. 2005
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Research Grants1

  1. Structure of the Survival Motor Neuron Protein (SMN)
    James Allen; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Together, these results should enhance our understanding of the molecular reasons for SMA and potentially lead to new strategies for the development of therapies. ..