• 4013 Citations
  • 22 h-Index
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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

  • 4013 Citations
  • 22 h-Index
  • 41 Article
  • 2 Conference contribution
  • 1 Chapter

An alternative plant-like cyanobacterial ferredoxin with unprecedented structural and functional properties

Motomura, T., Zuccarello, L., Sétif, P., Boussac, A., Umena, Y., Lemaire, D., Tripathy, J. N., Sugiura, M., Hienerwadel, R., Shen, J. R. & Berthomieu, C., Nov 1 2019, In : Biochimica et Biophysica Acta - Bioenergetics. 1860, 11, 148084.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ferredoxin-NADP Reductase
Metabolic Networks and Pathways
4 Citations (Scopus)

An oxyl/oxo mechanism for oxygen-oxygen coupling in PSII revealed by an x-ray free-electron laser

Suga, M., Akita, F., Yamashita, K., Nakajima, Y., Ueno, G., Li, H., Yamane, T., Hirata, K., Umena, Y., Yonekura, S., Yu, L. J., Murakami, H., Nomura, T., Kimura, T., Kubo, M., Baba, S., Kumasaka, T., Tono, K., Yabashi, M., Isobe, H. & 4 others, Yamaguchi, K., Yamamoto, M., Ago, H. & Shen, J. R., Oct 18 2019, In : Science. 366, 6463, p. 334-338 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Photosystem II Protein Complex

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
quantum mechanics
molecular dynamics
13 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
Energy Transfer
Chlorophyll Binding Proteins
Aquatic Organisms