• 3896 Citations
  • 22 h-Index
20052019
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Photosystem II Protein Complex Chemical Compounds
Oxygen Chemical Compounds
lactate 2-monooxygenase Chemical Compounds
oxygen Physics & Astronomy
Water Chemical Compounds
x rays Physics & Astronomy
water splitting Physics & Astronomy
X-Ray Diffraction Medicine & Life Sciences

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Research Output 2005 2019

  • 3896 Citations
  • 22 h-Index
  • 39 Article
  • 1 Chapter
  • 1 Conference contribution

A versatile experimental system for tracking ultrafast chemical reactions with X-ray free-electron lasers

Katayama, T., Nozawa, S., Umena, Y., Lee, S., Togashi, T., Owada, S. & Yabashi, M., Sep 1 2019, In : Structural Dynamics. 6, 5, 054302.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
X ray lasers
Free electron lasers
free electron lasers
Chemical reactions
chemical reactions

Novel mechanism of Cl-dependent proton dislocation in photosystem II (PSII): Hybrid Ab initio Quantum Mechanics=Molecular Mechanics Molecular Dynamics Simulation

Nakamura, A., Kang, J., Terada, R. I., Kino, H., Umena, Y., Kawakami, K., Shen, J-R., Kamiya, N. & Tateno, M., Jan 1 2019, In : Journal of the Physical Society of Japan. 88, 8, 084802.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
peptides
quantum mechanics
molecular dynamics
protons
ejection
10 Citations (Scopus)

Structural basis for blue-green light harvesting and energy dissipation in diatoms

Wang, W., Yu, L-J., Xu, C., Tomizaki, T., Zhao, S., Umena, Y., Chen, X., Qin, X., Xin, Y., Suga, M., Han, G., Kuang, T. & Shen, J-R., Feb 8 2019, In : Science. 363, 6427

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Methyl Green
Diatoms
Energy Transfer
Chlorophyll Binding Proteins
Aquatic Organisms

β-Carotene Probes the Energy Transfer Pathway in the Photosystem II Core Complex

Yoneda, Y., Nagasawa, Y., Umena, Y. & Miyasaka, H., Jan 1 2019, In : Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters. p. 3710-3714 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

carotene
Photosystem II Protein Complex
Carotenoids
Energy transfer
energy transfer
4 Citations (Scopus)

Fourier Transform Infrared Analysis of the S-State Cycle of Water Oxidation in the Microcrystals of Photosystem II

Kato, Y., Akita, F., Nakajima, Y., Suga, M., Umena, Y., Shen, J-R. & Noguchi, T., May 3 2018, In : Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters. 9, 9, p. 2121-2126 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Microcrystals
Photosystem II Protein Complex
microcrystals
Fourier transforms
Infrared radiation