Peter Hegemann, PhD

Experimental Biophysics Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Berlin, Germany 
microbial opsins
"Peter Hegemann"

Father of Optogenetics. Discovered that Channelrhodopsins are light-activated ion channels in 2001.

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Andre Berndt grad student Univ. Washington
Matthias Prigge grad student Leibniz Insitute for Neurobiology Magdeburg
Franziska Schneider-Warme grad student Universität Freiburg
Jonas Wietek grad student Weizmann Institute (Chemistry Tree)
Boris Zorin grad student Ben Gurion U (Chemistry Tree)
Suneel Kateriya grad student 2000-2004 University of Regensburg (Chemistry Tree)
Elena Govorunova post-doc Texas Univ. (Chemistry Tree)
Christoph Griesbeck post-doc MCI Innsbruck (Chemistry Tree)
Ramprasad Misra post-doc HU Berlin (Chemistry Tree)
Satoshi P. Tsunoda post-doc Nagoya Institute of Technology (Chemistry Tree)
Tilo Mathes post-doc 2008-2011 HU Berlin (Chemistry Tree)
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Rozenberg A, Kaczmarczyk I, Matzov D, et al. (2022) Rhodopsin-bestrophin fusion proteins from unicellular algae form gigantic pentameric ion channels. Nature Structural & Molecular Biology. 29: 592-603
Penzkofer A, Silapetere A, Hegemann P. (2021) Photocycle dynamics of the Archaerhodopsin 3 based fluorescent voltage sensor Archon2. Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology. B, Biology. 225: 112331
Sizova I, Kelterborn S, Verbenko V, et al. (2021) Chlamydomonas POLQ is necessary for CRISPR/Cas9-mediated gene targeting. G3 (Bethesda, Md.)
Oda K, Nomura T, Nakane T, et al. (2021) Time-resolved serial femtosecond crystallography reveals early structural changes in channelrhodopsin. Elife. 10
Henß T, Nagpal J, Gao S, et al. (2021) Optogenetic tools for manipulation of cyclic nucleotides, functionally coupled to CNG-channels. British Journal of Pharmacology
Broser M, Spreen A, Konold PE, et al. (2020) NeoR, a near-infrared absorbing rhodopsin. Nature Communications. 11: 5682
Rozenberg A, Oppermann J, Wietek J, et al. (2020) Lateral Gene Transfer of Anion-Conducting Channelrhodopsins between Green Algae and Giant Viruses. Current Biology : Cb
Kaufmann JCD, Krause BS, Adam S, et al. (2020) Modulation of Light Energy Transfer from Chromophore to Protein in the Channelrhodopsin ReaChR. Biophysical Journal
Hontani Y, Broser M, Luck M, et al. (2020) Dual photoisomerization on distinct potential energy surfaces in a UV absorbing rhodopsin. Journal of the American Chemical Society
Penzkofer A, Silapetere A, Hegemann P. (2019) Photocycle Dynamics of the Archaerhodopsin 3 Based Fluorescent Voltage Sensor QuasAr1. International Journal of Molecular Sciences. 21
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