HR Excellence in Science

prof. RNDr. Tomáš Polívka, Ph.D.

Position Research Scientist
Institute of Plant Molecular Biology

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Total found: 42 records
Bína D., Durchan M., Kuznetsova V., Vácha F., Litvín R., Polívka T. (2019) Energy transfer dynamics in a red-shifted violaxanthin-chlorophyll a light-harvesting complex Biochimica et Biophysica Acta (BBA) - Bioenergetics 1860 (2): 111-120.
DOI: 10.1016/j.bbabio.2018.11.006
Staleva-Musto H., West R.G., Trathnigg M., Bína D., Litvín R., Polívka T. (2019) Carotenoid-chlorophyll energy transfer in the fucoxanthin-chlorophyll complex binding a fucoxanthin acyloxy derivative Faraday Discussions 216: 460-475.
DOI: 10.1039/C8FD00193F
Šlouf V., Keşan G., Litvín R., Swainsbury D.J.K., Martin E., Hunter C., Polívka T. (2018) Carotenoid to bacteriochlorophyll energy transfer in the RC--LH1--PufX complex from Rhodobacter sphaeroides containing the extended conjugation keto-carotenoid diketospirilloxanthin Photosynthesis Research 135: 33–43.
DOI: 10.1007/s11120-017-0397-4
Staleva-Musto H., Kuznetsova V., West R.G., Keşan G., Minofar B., Fuciman M., Bína D., Litvín R., Polívka T. (2018) Non-Conjugated Acyloxy Group Deactivates the Intramolecular Charge Transfer State in the Carotenoid Fucoxanthin The Journal of Physical Chemistry B 122 (11): 2922-2930.
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcb.8b00743
West R.G., Bína D., Fuciman M., Kuznetsova V., Litvín R., Polívka T. (2018) Ultrafast multi-pulse transient absorption spectroscopy of fucoxanthin chlorophyll a protein from Phaeodactylum tricornutum Biochimica et Biophysica Acta (BBA) - Bioenergetics 1859: 357-365.
DOI: 10.1016/j.bbabio.2018.02.011
West R.G., Fuciman M., Staleva-Musto H., Šebelík V., Bína D., Durchan M., Kuznetsova V., Polívka T. (2018) Equilibration dependence of fucoxanthin S1 and ICT signatures on polarity, proticity, and temperature by multi-pulse femtosecond absorption spectroscopy Journal of Physical Chemistry B 122: 7264-7276.
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcb.8b04217
Dachev M., Bína D., Sobotka R., Moravcová L., Gardian Z., Kaftan D., Šlouf V., Fuciman M., Polívka T., Koblížek M. (2017) Unique double concentric ring organization of light harvesting complexes in Gemmatimonas phototrophica. PLoS Biology 15(12): e2003943.
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pbio.2003943
Kuznetsova V., Chábera P., Litvín R., Polívka T., Fuciman M. (2017) Effect of Isomerization on Excited-State Dynamics of the Carotenoid Fucoxanthin The Journal of Physical Chemistry B 127 (17): 4438-4447.
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcb.7b02526
Šlouf V., Kuznetsova V., Fuciman M., de Carbon C., Wilson A., Kirilovsky D., Polívka T. (2017) Ultrafast spectroscopy tracks carotenoid configurations in the orange and red carotenoid proteins from cyanobacteria Photosynthesis Research 131 (1): 105-117.
DOI: 10.1007/s11120-016-0302-6
Keşan G., Litvín R., Bína D., Durchan M., Šlouf V., Polívka T. (2016) Efficient light-harvesting using non-carbonyl carotenoids: Energy transfer dynamics in the VCP complex from Nannochloropsis oceanica Biochimica et Biophysica Acta (BBA) - Bioenergetics 1857 (4): 370-379.
DOI: 10.1016/j.bbabio.2015.12.011
Kvíčalová Z., Alster J., Hoffman E., Koroshyy P., Litvín R., Bína D., Polívka T., Pšenčík J. (2016) Triplet-triplet energy transfer from chlorophylls to carotenoids in two antenna complexes from dinoflagellate Amphidinium carterae Biochimica et Biophysica Acta (BBA) - Bioenergetics 1857 (4): 341-349.
DOI: 10.1016/j.bbabio.2016.01.008
Pinnola A., Staleva-Musto H., Capaldi S., Ballottari M., Bassi R., Polívka T. (2016) Electron transfer between carotenoid and chlorophyll contributes to quenching in the LHCSR1 protein from Physcomitrella patens Biochimica et Biophysica Acta (BBA) - Bioenergetics 1857 (12): 1870-1878.
DOI: 10.1016/j.bbabio.2016.09.001
Keşan G., Durchan M., Tichý J., Minofar B., Kuznetsova V., Fuciman M., Šlouf V., Parlak C., Polívka T. (2015) Different Response of Carbonyl Carotenoids to Solvent Proticity Helps to Estimate Structure of the Unknown Carotenoid From Chromera velia The Journal of Physical Chemistry B 119: 12653-12663.
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcb.5b08152
Staleva H., Komenda J., Shukla M., Kaňa R., Polívka T., Sobotka R. (2015) Mechanism of photoprotection in the cyanobacterial ancestor of plant antenna proteins Nature Chemical Biology 11: 287-291.
DOI: 10.1038/nchembio.1755
Durchan M., Keşan G., Šlouf V., Fuciman M., Staleva H., Tichý J., Litvín R., Bína D., Vácha F., Polívka T. (2014) Highly efficient energy transfer from a carbonyl carotenoid to chlorophyll a in the main light harvesting complex of Chromera velia Biochimica et Biophysica Acta (BBA) - Bioenergetics 1837(10): 1748-1755.
DOI: 10.1016/j.bbabio.2014.06.001
Fuciman M., Durchan M., Šlouf V., Keşan G., Polívka T. (2013) Excited-state dynamics of astaxanthin aggregates Chemical Physics Letters 568: 21-25.
DOI: 10.1016/j.cplett.2013.03.009
Polívka T., Chábera P., Kerfeld C. (2013) Carotenoid-protein interaction alters the S-1 energy of hydroxyechinenone in the Orange Carotenoid Protein Biolchimica et Biophysica Acta - Bioenergetics 1827: 248-254.
DOI: 10.1016/j.bbabio.2012.10.005
Alster J., Polívka T., Arellano J., Hříbek P., Vácha F., Hála J., Pšenčík J. (2012) Self-assembly and energy transfer in artificial light-harvesting complexes of bacteriochlorophyll c with astaxanthin Photosynthesis Research 111: 193-204.
DOI: 10.1007/s11120-011-9670-0
Durchan M., Tichý J., Litvín R., Šlouf V., Gardian Z., Hříbek P., Vácha F., Polívka T. (2012) Role of Carotenoids in Light-Harvesting Processes in an Antenna Protein from the Chromophyte Xanthonema debile Journal of Physical Chemistry B 116: 8880–8889.
DOI: 10.1021/jp3042796
Fessl T., Adamec F., Polívka T., Foldynová-Trantírková S., Vácha F., Trantírek L. (2012) Towards characterization of DNA structure under physiological conditions in vivo at the single-molecule level using single-pair FRET. Nucleic Acids Research 40: e121.
DOI: 10.1093/nar/gks333

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