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N Liguori, P Xu, IHM Stokkum, B Oort, Y Lu, D Karcher, R Bock, R Croce (2017) “Different carotenoid conformations have distinct functions in light-harvesting regulation in plants”  Nature communications 8 (1), 1994.



VU Chukhutsina, R Fristedt, T Morosinotto, R Croce (2017) “Photoprotection strategies of the alga Nannochloropsis gaditana”.  BBA-Bioenergetics, 1858, 544-552. 



LW Bielczynski, MK Łącki, I Hoefnagels, A Gambin, R Croce (2017) “Leaf and plant age affects photosynthetic performance and photoprotective capacity” Plant physiology 175 (4), 1634-1648.



P Xu, LM Roy, R Croce (2017) ”Functional organization of photosystem II antenna complexes: CP29 under the spotlight” BBA-Bioenergetics 1858 (10), 815-822.



HG Duan, VI Prokhorenko, E Wientjes, R Croce, M Thorwart, RJD Miller (2017) “Primary Charge Separation in the Photosystem II Reaction Center Revealed by a Global Analysis of the Two-dimensional Electronic Spectra”. Scientific reports 7 (1), 12347.



R Croce, H van Amerongen (2017) “The complex that conquered the land” Science 357 (6353), 752-752



R Fristedt, A Trotta, M Suorsa, AK Nilsson, R Croce, EM Aro, B Lundin (2017) “PSB33 sustains photosystem II D1 protein under fluctuating light conditions.” Journal of Experimental Botany, 68, 4281–4293



P López-Tarifa, N Liguori, N van den Heuvel, R Croce, L Visscher (2017) “Coulomb couplings in solubilised light-harvesting complex II (LHCII): challenging the ideal dipole approximation from TDDFT calculations.”  Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics 19 (28), 18311-18320



L Tian, P Xu, VU Chukhutsina, AR Holzwarth and R Croce (2017) “ Zeaxanthin-dependent nonphotochemical quenching does not occur in Photosystem I in the higher plantArabidopsis thaliana”.  Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences114, 4828–4832   



P Maly, J. Ravensbergen, J.T.M. Kennis, R. Van Grondelle, R. Croce, T. Mancal, B. Van Oort (2017)“Polarization-controlled optimal scatter suppression in transient absorption spectroscopyScientific Reports, 7, 43484.



DA Semchonok, K N S Yadav, P. Xu, B.Drop, R. Croce, E.J. Boekema (2017). “ Interaction between the photoprotective protein LHCSR3 and C2S2 Photosystem II supercomplex in Chlamydomonas reinhardtii.BBA-Bioenergetics, 1858(5), 379-385.



I Bos, KM Bland, L. Tian, R.Croce, L.K.  Frankel, H. van Amerongen, T.M.E.(2017)  Multiple LHCII antennae can transfer energy efficiently to a single Photosystem I.” BBA- Bioenergetics, 1858 (5),  371-378.



Alboresi A.,  Le Quiniou C., Yadav SKN,  Scholz M, Meneghesso A, Gerotto C, Simionato D, Hippler M,  Boekema EJ, Croce R, Morosinotto T (2017) “Conservation of core complex subunits shaped the structure and function of photosystem I in the secondary endosymbiont alga Nannochloropsis gaditana”. New Phytologist, 213(2), 714-72.




Polukhina I, Fristedt R, Dinc E, Cardol P, Croce R (2016) “Carbon supply and photoacclimation crosstalk in the green alga Chlamydomonas reinhardtii” Plant Physiology, 172(3), 1494-1505


JM Gruber, P Xu, J Chmeliov, TPJ Krüger, MTA Alexandre, L Valkunas, R Croceand R van Grondelle (2016) “Dynamic quenching in single photosystem II supercomplexes” Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 18 (37),  25852-25860 


E Dinc, L Tian, LM Roy, R Roth, U Goodenough, R Croce (2016) “LHCSR1 induces a fast and reversible pH-dependent fluorescence quenching in LHCII in Chlamydomonas reinhardtii cells”  Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences,113 (27), 7673-7678


Croce R and Xu P (2016) “A photo shoot of plant photosystem II”  Nature, 534 (7605), 42-43


VI Novoderezhkin, R Croce, M Wahadoszamen, I Polukhina, E Romero,  van Grondelle R. (2016) “Mixing of exciton and charge-transfer states in light-harvesting complex Lhca4”. Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics 18 (28), 19368-19377



N Liguori, V Novoderezhkin, LM Roy, R van Grondelle, R Croce (2016) “Excitation dynamics and structural implication of the stress-related complex LHCSR3 from the green alga Chlamydomonas reinhardtiiBiochimica et Biophysica Acta (BBA)-Bioenergetics, 9, 1514–1523


A Natali, JM Gruber, L Dietzel, MCA Stuart, R van Grondelle, R Croce (2016) “Light-harvesting complexes (LHC) cluster spontaneously in membrane environment leading to shortening of their excited state lifetimes” Journal of Biological Chemistry, jbc. M116. 730101



Wlodarczyk L., Dinc E., Croce R. and Dekker JP (2016) “In Chlamydomonas reinhardtii photosystem I and photosystem II respond independently to conditions promoting state transitions”  Biochimica et Biophysica Acta (BBA)-Bioenergetics 1857 (6), 625-633


Bielcynzki L.W., Schanker G. and Croce R. (2016) “Effect of light acclimation on the organization of photosystem II super-and sub-complexes in arabidopsis thaliana”. Frontiers in plant science 7, 105. doi:  10.3389/fpls.2016.00105




Le Quiniou C., van Oort BF, Drop B., van Stokkum IVM, Croce R (2015) “Functional analysis of PSI-LHCI-LHCII of Chlamydomonas reinardtii shows that Photosystem I antenna size can be increased substantially without loss of quantum efficiency”  J. Biol. Chem. 290(51) 30587-95



Liguori N, Periole X, Marrink SJ and Croce R (2015) “From light-harvesting to photoprotection: structural bases of the dynamic switch of the major antenna complex of plants (LHCII)“ 5, 15661. doi: 10.1038/srep15661.



Croce R. (2015)“PsbS is the plants's pick for sun protection” Nat. Struct. Mol. Biol, 22(9):650-2. doi: 10.1038/nsmb.3079.



Xu P, Tian L, Kloz M and Croce R (2015) “Insight into the zeaxanthin-dependent quenching in higher plants”. Scientific Reports5:13679. doi: 10.1038/srep13679



Ort DR, Merchant SS, Alric J, Barkand A, Blankenship RE, Bock R, Croce R, Hanson MR, Hibberd JM , Long SP, Moore TA, Moroney JV, Niyogi KK , Parry MAJ , Peralta-Yahya PP, Prince RC , Redding KE , Spalding MH, van Wijk KJ, Vermaas WFJ, von Caemmerer S, Weber APM, Yeates TO, Yuan JS, Zhu X (2015) “Can photosynthesis be redesigned to sustainably meet global food and bioenergy demand?” PNAS, 112 (28), 8529-8536



 L. Tian, Dinc E and Croce R (2015) “LHCII Populations in Different Quenching States are Present in the Thylakoid Membranes in a Ratio that Depends on the Light Conditions” J. Phys. Chem. Lett.  6, 2339-2344.



R. Croce (2015) "A close view of photosystem I" Science, 348 (6238), 970-971.



 Holleboom CP, Gacek DA, Liao PN, Negretti M., Croce R. and Walla PJ (2015) "Carotenoid-chlrophyll counpling and fluorescence quenchnig in aggregated minor PSII proteins CP24 and CP29" Photosynthesis res124 (2), 171-180



Ramanan C., Gruber J.M., Malý P., Negretti M., Novoderezhkin V., Krüger T.P.J, Mančal T., Croce R., van GrondelleR. (2015) “Excitons in Photosynthetic Antennae. The Role of Exciton Delocalization in the Major Photosynthetic Light-Harvesting Antenna of Plants”. Biophys. J. 108, 1047-1056. 



Natali A. and Croce R. (2015) "Characterization of the Major Light-Harvesting Complexes (LHCBM) of the Green Alga Chlamydomonas reinhardtii". PLoS ONE 10(2): e0119211. doi:10.1371/journal. pone.0119211.



Schlau-Cohen G, Hsiang-Yu Y, Krueger TPJ, Xu P, Gwizdala M, van Grondelle R, Croce R and Moerner WE (2015) “Single-Molecule Identification of Quenched and Unquenched States of LHCII” J. Phys Chem Lett. 6 (5), 860-867


93.  Le Quiniou C., Tian L., Drop B., Wientjes E., van Stokkum IVM, van Oort BF and Croce R. (2015) “PSI-LHCI of Chlamydomonas reinhardtii: increasing the absorption cross section without losing efficiency”. BBA- Bioenergetics, 1847, 458-467.


92.   Natali A., Roy LM and Croce R (2014) “In Vitro Reconstitution of Light-harvesting Complexes of Plants and Green Algae” J. Vis. Exp. (92), e51852, doi:10.3791/51852.
91.  Croce, R. and van Amerongen H (2014) "Natural strategies for photosynthetic light harvesting" Nat. Chem, Biol.,10, 492-501.
90. Ünlü C., Drop B., Croce R. and van Amerongen H. (2014) “State transitions in Chlamydomonas reinhardtii strongly modulate the size of Photosystem II but not of Photosystem I” Proc.Nat.Am.Sci. USA, 111(9):3460-3465
89. Drop B., Yadav S., Boekema E.J. and Croce R. (2014) “Consequences of state transitions on the structural and functional organization of Photosystem I in the green alga Chlamydomonas reinhardtii” Plant Journal, 78, 1810191.
88. Passarini F., Xu P., Caffarri S., Hille J. and Croce R. (2014) “Towards in vivo mutation analysis: Knock-out of specific chlorophylls bound to the light-harvesting complexes of Arabidopsis thaliana - The case of CP24 (Lhcb6)” BBA-Bioenergetics, 1837, 1500-1506.
87. Dinc E., Ramundo S., Croce R. and Rochaix, JD (2014) "Repressible chloroplast gene expression in Chlamydomonas: A new tool for the study of the photosynthetic apparatus" BBA – bioenergetics, 1837, 1548-1552.
86. Drop B., Webber-Birungi M, Yadav S., Filipowicz-Szymanska A., Fusetti F., Boekema E.J. and Croce R. (2014) “Light-harvesting complex II (LHCII) and its supramolecular organization in Chlamydomonas reinhardtiiBBA – bioenergetics, 1837  63–72

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