HR Excellence in Science

prof. RNDr. Tomáš Polívka, Ph.D.

Position Research Scientist
Institute of Plant Molecular Biology

Contact details +420 387 773 824

Total found: 48 records
Šebelík V., Duffy Ch. D. P., Keil E., Polívka T., Hauer J. (2022) Understanding ultrafast energy relaxation in carotenoids The Journal of Physical Chemistry B 126 (22): 3985–3994.
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcb.2c00996
Khan T, Litvín R., Šebelík V., Polívka T. (2021) Excited-State Evolution of Keto-Carotenoids after Excess Energy Excitation in the UV Region ChemPhysChem 22: 471-480.
DOI: 10.1002/cphc.202000982
Skotnicová P., Staleva-Musto H., Kuznetsova V., Bína D., Konert M.M., Lu S., Lu S., Polívka T., Sobotka R. (2021) Plant LHC-like proteins show robust folding and static non-photochemical quenching Nature Communications 12: 6890.
DOI: 10.1038/s41467-021-27155-1
Adamec F., Farci D, Bína D., Litvín R., Khan T, Fuciman M., Piano D, Polívka T. (2020) Photophysics of deinoxanthin, the keto-carotenoid bound to the main S-layer unit of Deinococcus radiodurans Photochemical and Photobiological Sciences 19: 495-503.
DOI: 10.1039/D0PP00031K
Saccron F., Durchan M., Bína D., Duffy Ch. D. P., Ruban A. V., Polívka T. (2020) A Protein Environment-Modulated Energy Dissipation Channel in LHCII Antenna Complex iScience 23: 101430.
DOI: j.isci.2020.101430
Staleva-Musto H., Kuznetsova V., Bína D., Litvín R., Polívka T. (2020) Intramolecular charge‑transfer state of carotenoids siphonaxanthin and siphonein: function of non‑conjugated acyl‑oxy group Photosynthesis Research 144: 127-135.
DOI: 10.1007/s11120-019-00694-x
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

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