Bioenergy and Protein Design

Dr. Dror Noy

New homologues of Brassicaceae water?soluble chlorophyll proteins shed light on chlorophyll binding, spectral tuning and molecular evolution.

Prabahar, V., Jurnou, L. A., Paluy, I., Peleg, Y., & Noy, D.
Febs Journal 2019 Pages febs.15068

15N photo-CIDNP MAS NMR analysis of reaction centers of Chloracidobacterium thermophilum.

Zill JC, He Z, Tank M, Ferlez BH, Canniffe DP, Lahav Y et al.
Photosynthesis research 2018

Solving Structures of Pigment-Protein Complexes as Inverse Optimization Problems using Decomposition.

Lahav, Y., Shir, O.M., Noy, D.
In Proceedings of the Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference, GECCO-2017, ,2017, Ed. ,ACM Press New York, NY, USA,, Pages 1169?1176

Inside Back Cover: Fine Tuning of Chlorophyll Spectra by Protein-Induced Ring Deformation

Bednarczyk, D., Dym, O., Prabahar, V., Peleg, Y., Pike, D. H., & Noy, D.
Angew. Chem. Int. 2016 Volume 55 Issue 24 Pages 7007?7007

New Insight into the Water?Soluble Chlorophyll?Binding Protein from Lepidium virginicum

Kell, A., Bednarczyk, D., Acharya, K., Chen, J., Noy, D., & Jankowiak, R
Photochem. Photobiol. 2016 Volume 92 Issue 3 Pages 428?435

Structural principles for computational and de novo design of 4Fe?4S metalloproteins.

Nanda, V., Senn, S., Pike, D. H., Rodriguez-Granillo, A., Hansen, W. A., Khare, S. D., & Noy, D
Biochim. Biophys. Acta Bioenerg. 2016 Volume 1857 Issue 5 Pages 531?538

Water in Oil Emulsions: A New System for Assembling Water-soluble Chlorophyll-binding Proteins with Hydrophobic Pigments

Bednarczyk, D., & Noy, D.
Journal of Visualized Experiments 2016 Volume 109 Pages e53410?e53410

Fine Tuning of Chlorophyll Spectra by Protein-Induced Ring Deformation

Bednarczyk, D., Dym, O., Prabahar, V., Peleg, Y., Pike, D. H., & Noy, D
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2016 Volume 55 Issue 24 Pages 6901?6905

Assembly of water-soluble chlorophyll-binding proteins with native hydrophobic chlorophylls in water-in-oil emulsions

Bednarczyk, D., Takahashi, S., Satoh, H., Noy, D
Biochim. Biophys. Acta - Bioenerg 2015 Volume 1847 Issue 3 Pages 307?313

The role of charge-transfer states in energy transfer and dissipation within natural and artificial bacteriochlorophyll proteins

Wahadoszamen, M., Margalit, I., Ara, A. M., van Grondelle, R., Noy, D
Nature Comm. 2014 Volume 5 Issue 5287

Accelerated electron transport from photosystem i to redox partners by covalently linked ferredoxin

G. Wittenberg; W. Sheffler; D. Darchi; D. Baker; D. Noy
Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics 2013 Volume 15 Issue 45 Pages 19608-19614

Bimodal intramolecular excitation energy transfer in a multichromophore photosynthetic model system: Hybrid fusion proteins comprising natural phycobilin- and artificial chlorophyll-binding domains

X. L. Zeng; K. Tang; N. Zhou; M. Zhou; H. J. M. Hou; H. Scheer; K. H. Zhao; D. Noy
Journal of the American Chemical Society 2013 Volume 135 Issue 36 Pages 13479-13487

A minimal phycobilisome: Fusion and chromophorylation of the truncated core-membrane linker and phycocyanin

K. Tang; X. L. Zeng; Y. Yang; Z. B. Wang; X. J. Wu; M. Zhou; D. Noy; H. Scheer; K. H. Zhao
Biochimica et Biophysica Acta - Bioenergetics 2012 Volume 1817 Issue 7 Pages 1030-1036

Empirical and computational design of iron-sulfur cluster proteins

J. Grzyb; F. Xu; V. Nanda; R. Łuczkowska; E. Reijerse; W. Lubitz; D. Noy
Biochimica et Biophysica Acta - Bioenergetics 2012 Volume 1817 Issue 8 Pages 1256-1262

Electron transport between photosystem ii and photosystem i encapsulated in sol-gel glasses

F. Kopnov; I. Cohen-Ofri; D. Noy
Angewandte Chemie - International Edition 2011 Volume 50 Issue 51 Pages 12347-12350

Zinc-bacteriochlorophyllide dimers in de novo designed four-helix bundle proteins. A model system for natural light energy harvesting and dissipation

I. Cohen-Ofri; M. Van Gastel; J. Grzyb; A. Brandis; I. Pinkas; W. Lubitz; D. Noy
Journal of the American Chemical Society 2011 Volume 133 Issue 24 Pages 9526-9535

Design principles for chlorophyll-binding sites in helical proteins

P. Braun; E. Goldberg; C. Negron; M. Von Jan; F. Xu; V. Nanda; R. L. Koder; D. Noy
Proteins: Structure, Function and Bioinformatics 2011 Volume 79 Issue 2 Pages 463-476

De novo design of a non-natural fold for an iron-sulfur protein: Alpha-helical coiled-coil with a four-iron four-sulfur cluster binding site in its central core

J. Grzyb; F. Xu; L. Weiner; E. J. Reijerse; W. Lubitz; V. Nanda; D. Noy
Biochimica et Biophysica Acta - Bioenergetics 2010 Volume 1797 Issue 3 Pages 406-413

De Novo Designed Bacteriochlorophyll-Binding Helix-Bundle Proteins

W. Haehnel; D. Noy; H. Scheer
In The Purple Phototrophic Bacteria ,2008, C. N. Hunter; F. Daldal; M. C. Thurnauer; J. T. Beatty Ed. ,Springer Dorderecht, Pages 895-912

Natural photosystems from an engineer's perspective: Length, time, and energy scales of charge and energy transfer

D. Noy
Photosynthesis Research 2008 Volume 95 Issue 1 Pages 23-35

The bacterial flagellar switch complex is getting more complex

G. N. Cohen-Ben-Lulu; N. R. Francis; E. Shimoni; D. Noy; Y. Davidov; K. Prasad; Y. Sagi; G. Cecchini; R. M. Johnstone; M. Eisenbach
EMBO Journal 2008 Volume 27 Issue 7 Pages 1134-1144

Zinc-amyloid beta interactions on a millisecond time-scale stabilize non-fibrillar Alzheimer-related species

D. Noy; I. Solomonov; O. Sinkevich; T. Arad; K. Kjaer; I. Sagi
Journal of the American Chemical Society 2008 Volume 130 Issue 4 Pages 1376-1383

Bacteriochlorophyll Protein Maquettes

D. Noy; C. Moser; P. L. Dutton
In Chlorophylls and Bacteriochlorophylls ,2006, B. Grimm; R. Porra; W. Rüdiger; H. Scheer Ed. ,Springer Netherlands , Pages 349-363

Design and engineering of photosynthetic light-harvesting and electron transfer using length, time, and energy scales

D. Noy; C. C. Moser; P. L. Dutton
Biochimica et Biophysica Acta - Bioenergetics 2006 Volume 1757 Issue 2 Pages 90-105

Design of a minimal polypeptide unit for bacteriochlorophyll binding and self-assembly based on photosynthetic bacterial light-harvesting proteins

D. Noy; P. L. Dutton
Biochemistry 2006 Volume 45 Issue 7 Pages 2103-2113