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Publikationen AG Lamparter

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h-index 32 by Oct 2017  (according to ResearchGate)


Nies F, Wörner S, Wunscha N, Armant O, Sharma V, Hesselschwerdt A, Falk F, Weber N, Weiß J, Trautmann A, Posten C, Prakash T, Lamparter T
(2017) Characterization of Phormidium lacuna strains from the North Sea and the Mediterranean Sea for biotechnological applications. Process Biochemistry https://doi.org/10.1016/j.procbio.2017.05.015

Lamparter T, Krauß N, Scheerer P (2017) Phytochromes from Agrobacterium fabrum (review) Photochem. Photobiol. 93, 642-655

Ma H, Zhang F, Ignatz E, Sühnel M, Xue P, Scheerer P, Essen L O, Krauss N, Lamparter T (2017). Divalent Cations Increase DNA Repair Activities of Bacterial (6-4) Photolyases. Photochem. Photobiol. 93, 323-330.

Zhang F, Ma H, Bowatte K, Kwiatkowski D, Mittmann E, Qasem H, Krauss N, Zeng X, Ren Z, Scheerer P, Yang X, Lamparter T (2017). Crystal Structures of Bacterial (6-4) Photolyase Mutants with Impaired DNA Repair Activity. Photochem Photobiol 93, 304-314.

Kooß S, Lamparter T  (2016) Cyanobacterial origin of plant phytochromes. Protoplasma 254, 603-607. doi:10.1007/s00709-016-0951-5


Nagano S Scheerer P, Zubow K, Michael N, Inomata K, Lamparter T, Krauss N (2016) The crystal structures of the N-terminal photosensory core module of Agrobacterium phytochrome Agp1 as parallel and anti-parallel dimers.  J. Biol. Chem. 291, 20674-20691  DOI: 10.1074/jbc.M116.739136

Singer, P., Wörner, S., Lamparter, T., Diller, R.  (2016) Spectroscopic investigation on the primary photoreaction of bathy phytochrome Agp2-Pr of Agrobacterium fabrum: isomerization in a pH-dependent H-bond network. Chemphyschem 17, 1288-1297  

Bai Y, Rottwinkel G, Feng J, Liu Y, Lamparter T (2016): Bacteriophytochromes control conjugation in Agrobacterium fabrum. J Photochem Photobiol, 161, 192-199


Graf D, Wesslowski J, Ma H, Scheerer P, Krauß N, Oberpichler I, Lamparter T (2015): Key amino acids in the bacterial (6-4) photolyase PhrB from Agrobacterium fabrum. Plos One 10 (10) S e0140955

Buchberger, T, Lamparter, T (2015) Streptophyte phytochromes exhibit an N-terminus of cyanobacterial origin and a C-terminus of proteobacterial origin. BMC research notes 8

Scheerer,P, Zhang,F, Kalms,J, von Stetten,D, Krauss,N, Oberpichler,I, Lamparter,T.
(2015). The Class III Cyclobutane Pyrimidine Dimer Photolyase Structure Reveals a New Antenna Chromophore Binding Site and Alternative Photoreduction Pathways.
J. Biol. Chem. 290, 11504-11514


Njimona I, Yang R, Lamparter T (2014) Temperature effects on bacterial phytochrome. PLOS ONE.

Lamparter T, Zhang F, Graf D, Wesslowski J, Oberpichler I, Schunemann V, Krauß N, Scheerer P (2014) A Prokaryotic (6-4) Photolyase with a DMRL Chromophore and an Iron Sulfur Cluster. Encyclopedia of Inorganic and Bioinorganic Chemistry, ed R.A. Scott, John Wiley: Chichester. pdf also here


Linke M,Yang Y, Zienicke B, Hammam MAS, von Haimberger T, Zacarias A, Inomata K, Lamparter T, Heyne K (2013) Electronic transitions and heterogeneity of the bacteriophytochrome Pr absorption band: An angle balanced polarization resolved femtosecond VIS pump–IR probe study. Biophysical Journal 105, 1–11

Zienicke B, Molina I, Glenz R, Singer P, Ehmer D, Velazquez Escobar F, Hildebrandt P, Diller R, Lamparter T (2013) Unusual spectral properties of bacteriophytochrome Agp2 result from a deprotonation of the chromophore in the red-absorbing form Pr. J. Biol. Chem., 44, 31738–3175

Salewski J, Velasquez F, Kaminski S, von Stetten D, Keidel A, Rippers Y, Michael N, Scheerer P, Piwowarski, P, Bartl F, Frankenberg-Dinkel N, Ringsdorf S, Gärtner W, Lamparter T, Mroginski M A, Hildebrandt P (2013) The structure of the biliverdin cofactor in the Pfr state of bathy and prototypical phytochromes. J. Biol. Chem., 288, 16800-16814.

Zhang F, Scheerer P,  Oberpichler I, Lamparter T, Krauss N (2013) Crystal structure of a prokaryotic (6-4) photolyase with an Fe-S cluster and a 6,7-dimethyl-8-ribityllumazine antenna chromophore. Proc.Natl.Acad.Sci.U.S.A., 110, 7217-7222.


Yang R, Nishiyama K, Kamiya A, Ukaji Y, Inomata K, Lamparter T (2012) Assembly of synthetic locked phycocyanobilin derivatives with phytochrome in vitro and in vivo in Ceratodon purpureus and Arabidopsis. Plant Cell, 24, 1936-1951.


Njimona I, Lamparter T (2011) Temperature effects on Agrobacterium phytochrome Agp1. Plos One, 6, e25977

Oberpichler I, Pierik A J, Wesslowski J, Pokorny R, Rosen R, Vugman M, Zhang F, Neubauer O, Ron E Z, Batschauer A, Lamparter T (2011) A photolyase-like protein from Agrobacterium tumefaciens with an iron-sulfur cluster. Plos One, 6, e26775.

Zienicke B, Chen LY, Khawn H, Hammam MA, Kinoshita H, Reichert J, Ulrich AS, Inomata K, Lamparter T (2011) Fluorescence of phytochrome adducts with synthetic locked chromophores. J Biol Chem 286 1103-13


Rottwinkel G, Oberpichler I, Lamparter T (2010) Bathy phytochromes in rhizobial soil bacteria. J Bacteriol 192, 5124-5133.

Scheerer P, Michael N, Park JH, Nagano S, Choe HW, Inomata K, Borucki B, Krauß N, Lamparter T (2010) Light-induced conformational changes of the chromophore and the protein in phytochromes: bacterial phytochromes as model systems. Chemphyschem 11, 1090-1105.

Röben M, Hahn J, Klein E, Lamparter T, Psakis G, Hughes J, Schmieder P (2010) NMR spectroscopic investigation of mobility and hydrogen bonding of the chromophore in the binding pocket of phytochrome proteins. Chemphyschem 11, 1248-1257.

Piwowarski P, Ritter E, Hofmann KP, Hildebrandt P, von Stetten D, Scheerer P, Michael N, Lamparter T, Bartl F (2010) Light-Induced activation of bacterial phytochrome Agp1 monitored by static and time-resolved FTIR spectroscopy. Chemphyschem 11, 1207-1214.



Borucki B, Lamparter, T (2009) A polarity probe for monitoring light-induced structural changes at the entrance of the chromophore pocket in a bacterial phytochrome. J. Biol. Chem. 284, 26005-16.

Franklin EM, Browne S, Horan AM, Inomata K, Hammam MA, Kinoshita H, Lamparter T, Golfis G, Mantle TJ (2009) The use of synthetic linear tetrapyrroles to probe the verdin sites of human biliverdin-IXalpha reductase and human biliverdin-IXbeta reductase. FEBS J 276, 4405-13.

Borucki B, Seibeck S, Heyn MP, Lamparter T (2009) Characterization of the covalent and noncovalent adducts of Agp1 phytochrome assembled with biliverdin and phycocyanobilin by circular dichroism and flash photolysis. Biochemistry 48, 6305-17.

Inomata K, Khawn H, Chen L Y, Kinoshita H, Zienicke B, Molina I, Lamparter T (2009) Assembly of Agrobacterium phytochromes Agp1 and Agp2 with doubly locked bilin chromophores. Biochemistry 48, 2817-2827 


Krieger A, Molina I, Oberpichler I, Michael N, Lamparter T (2008) Spectral properties of phytochrome Agp2 from Agrobacterium tumefaciens are specifically modified by a compound of the cell extract. Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology B: Biology, 93, 16-22

von Stetten D, Günther M, Scheerer P, Murgida DH, Mroginski MA, Krauß N, Lamparter T, Zhang J, Anstrom DM, Vierstra RD, Forest KT, Hildebrandt P (2008) Chromophore heterogeneity and photoconversion in phytochrome crystals and solution studied by resonance Raman spectroscopy. Angewandte Chemie 120, 4831-4833 (in German) or Angewandte Chemie International Edition 47, 4753-4755

Oberpichler I, Rosen R, Rasouly A, Vugman M, Ron EZ, Lamparter T (2008) Light affects motility and infectivity of Agrobacterium tumefaciens. Environmental Microbiology, 10, 2020-2029

Schumann C, Gross R, Wolf MN, Michael N, Lamparter T, Diller R (2008) Sub-Picosecond Mid-Infrared Spectroscopy of the Pfr reaction of Phytochrome Agp1 from Agrobacterium tumefaciens. Biophys J, 94, 3189-3197


Seibeck S, Borucki B, Otto H, Inomata K, Khawn H, Kinoshita H, Michael N, Lamparter T, Heyn MP (2007) Locked 5Zs-biliverdin blocks the Meta-Ra to Meta-Rc transition in the functional cycle of bacteriophytochrome Agp1. FEBS Lett., 581, 5425-5429

Schumann C, Groß R, Michael N, Lamparter T, Diller R (2007) Sub-picosecond mid-infrared spectroscopy of phytochrome Agp1 from Agrobacterium tumefaciens. Chem. Phys. Chem. 8, 1657-1663

Noack S, Lamparter T
(2007) Light modulation of histidine kinase activity in bacterial phytochromes monitored by size exclusion chromatography, crosslinking and limited proteolysis. Methods in Enzymology, 423, 203-221

Noack S, Michael N, Rosen R, Lamparter T (2007) Protein conformational changes of Agrobacterium phytochrome Agp1 during chromophore assembly and photoconversion. Biochemistry, 46, 4164-4176

von Stetten D, Seibeck S, Michael N, Scheerer P, Mroginski MA, Murgida DH, Krauss N, Heyn MP, Hildebrandt P, Borucki B, Lamparter T (2007) Highly conserved residues D197 and H250 in Agp1 phytochrome control the proton affinity of the chromophore and Pfr formation. J. Biol. Chem., 282, 2116-2123


Inomata K, Noack S, Hammam MA, Khawn H, Kinoshita H, Murata Y, Michael N, Scheerer P, Krauss N, Lamparter T. (2006) Assembly of synthetic locked chromophores with Agrobacterium phytochromes Agp1 and Agp2. J. Biol. Chem., 281, 28162-28173.

Lamparter T (2006) A computational approach to discovering the functions of bacterial phytochromes by analysis of homolog distributions. BMC Bioinformatics, 7, 141.

Oberpichler I, Molina I, Neubauer O, Lamparter T. (2006) Phytochromes from Agrobacterium tumefaciens: Difference spectroscopy with extracts of wild type and knockout mutants.FEBS Letters, 580, 437-442

Scheerer P, Michael N, Park JH, Noack S, Förster C, Hammam MAS, Inomata K, Choe H-W, Lamparter T, Krauß N (2006) Crystallization and preliminary X-ray crystallographic analysis of the N-terminal photosensory module of phytochrome Agp1, a biliverdin-binding photoreceptor from Agrobacterium tumefaciens. Journal of Structural Biology, 153, 97-102.


Borucki B, von Stetten D, Seibeck S, Lamparter T, Michael N, Mroginski MA, Otto H, Murgida DH, Heyn MP, Hildebrandt P (2005) Light-induced proton release of phytochrome is coupled to the transient deprotonation of the tetrapyrrole chromophore. J. Biol. Chem., 280, 34358-34364

Inomata K, Hammam MA, Kinoshita H, Murata Y, Khawn H, Noack S, Michael N, Lamparter T. (2005) Sterically locked synthetic bilin derivatives and phytochrome Agp1 from Agrobacterium tumefaciens form photoinsensitive Pr- and Pfr-like adducts. J. Biol. Chem., 280, 24491-24497

Michael N, Lamparter T (2005) Agrobacterium phytochrome as an enzyme for the production of ZZE bilins. Biochemistry, 14, 8461-8469

Lamparter T (2005) Photomorphogenesis of mosses. In: Photomorphogenesis in Plants, 3rd edition, ed. by E. Schäfer and F. Nagy

Brücker G, Mittmann F, Hartmann E, Lamparter T (2005) Repair of a mutated heme oxygenase locus by targeted gene replacement in the moss Ceratodon purpureus. Planta, 220, 864-874

Esteban B, Carrascal M, Abian J, Lamparter T (2005) Light-induced conformational changes of cyanobacterial phytochrome Cph1 probed by limited proteolysis and autophosphorylation. Biochemistry 44: 450-461


Lamparter, T (2004) Evolution of cyanobacterial and plant phytochromes. FEBS Letters 573, 1-5

Böse G, Schwille P, Lamparter T (2004) The mobility of phytochrome within protonemal tip cells of the moss Ceratodon purpureus, monitored by fluorescence correlation spectroscopy. Biophysical Journal, 87, 2013-2021

Lamparter T, Carrascal M, Michael M, Martinez E, Rottwinkel G, Abian J (2004) The biliverdin chromophore binds covalently to a conserved cysteine residue in the N-terminus of Agrobacterium phytochrome Agp1. Biochemistry 43: 3659-3669

Lamparter T, Kagawa T, Brücker G, Wada M (2004) Positive and negative tropic curvature induced by microbeam irradiation of protonemal tip cells of the moss Ceratodon purpureus. Plant Biology 6: 165-170

Lamparter T, Hughes J (2004) Phytochromes and phytochrome-like proteins in cyanobacteria. In: Comprehensive Series in Photosciences. A. Batschauer (ed.), Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands.


Lamparter T, Brücker G (2003) Phytochrome in mosses. In: New Frontiers in Bryology: Physiology, Molecular Biology and Applied Genomics. A. Wood, M. Oliver, D. Cove (eds.), Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, Netherlands

Borucki B, Otto H, Rottwinkel G, Hughes J, Heyn M P, Lamparter T (2003) Mechanism of Cph1 phytochrome assembly from stopped-flow kinetics and circular dichroism. Biochemistry 42: 13684-13697

Lamparter T, Michael N, Caspani O, Miyata T, Shirai K, Inomata K (2003) Biliverdin binds covalently to Agrobacterium phytochrome Agp1 via its ring A vinyl side chain. J. Biol. Chem. 278: 33786-92

Otto H, Lamparter T,Borucki B,Hughes J, Heyn MP (2003) Dimerization and inter-chromophore distance of Cph1 phytochrome from Synechocystis, as monitored by fluorescence homo and hetero energy transfer. Biochemistry 42: 5885-5895


Lamparter T, Michael N, Mittmann F, Esteban E (2002) Phytochrome from Agrobacterium tumefaciens has unusual spectral properties and reveals a new chromophore attachment site. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A., 99, 11628-11633 

Heyne K, Herbst J, Stehlik D, Lamparter T, Hughes J, Diller R (2002) Ultrafast dynamics of phytochrome from the cyanobacterium Synechocystis reconstituted with phycocyanobilin and phycoerythrobilin. Biophys. J. 82: 1004-1016.



Lamparter T, Esteban T, Hughes J (2001) Phytochrome Cph1 from the cyanobacterium Synechocystis PCC6803 Purification, assembly, and quaternary structure. Eur. J. Biochem. 268, 4720-4730.

Landgraf FT, Forreiter C, Hurtado Pico A, Lamparter T, Hughes J (2001) Recombinant holophytochrome in Escherichia coli. FEBS Letters 508, 459-462.

Sineshchekov V,Hennig L, Lamparter T, Hughes J, Gärtner W, Schäfer E (2001) Recombinant phytochrome A in yeast differs by its spectroscopic and photochemical properties from the major phyA' and is close to the minor phyA'': evidence for posttranslational modification of the pigment in plants. Photochem Photobiol 73, 692.

Lamparter T, Marwan W (2001) Spectroscopic detection of a phytochrome-like photoreceptor in the myxomycete Physarum polycephalum and the kinetic mechanism for the photocontrol of sporulation. Photochem Photobiol, 73, 697-702.

Hübschmann T, Börner T, Hartmann E, Lamparter T (2001) Characterisation of the Cph1 holo-phytochrome from Synechocystis PCC 6803. Eur J Bioch 268, 2055-2063.

van Thor JJ, Borucki B, Crielaard W, Otto H, Lamparter T, Hughes J, Hellingwerf KJ, Heyn MP (2001) Light-induced proton release and proton uptake reactions in the cyanobacterial phytochrome Cph1. Biochemistry, 40, 11460-11471.



Brücker G, Zeidler M, Kohchi T, Hartmann E, Lamparter T (2000) Phytochrome-chromophore deficient mutants of the moss Ceratodon purpureus can be rescued by microinjecting heme oxygenase genes. Planta 210, 529-535.

Foerstendorf H, Lamparter T, Hughes J, Gärtner W, Siebert F (2000) The photoreactions of recombinant phytochrome from the cyanobacterium Synechocystis: A low temperature UV-Vis and FT-IR spectroscopic study. Photochem Photobiol 71, 481-486.

Sineshchekov V, Koppel L, Hughes J, Lamparter T, Zeidler M (2000) Recombinant phytochrome of the moss Ceratodon purpureus (CP2): fluorescence spectroscopy and photochemistry. J Photochem Photobiol B 56, 145-153.

Esch H, Hartmann E, Cove D, Wada M, Lamparter T (1999) Phytochrome-controlled phototropism of protonemata of the moss Ceratodon purpureus: physiology of wild type and class 2 ptr-mutants. Planta 209, 290-298.

Hughes J, Lamparter T (1999) Prokaryotes and phytochrome: the connection to chromophores and signaling. Plant Physiol, Plant Physiol 121, 1059-1068.

Sineshchekov V, Hughes J, Hartmann E, Lamparter T (1998) Fluorescence and photochemistry of recombinant phytochrome from the cyanobacterium Synechocystis. Photochem. Photobiol., 67, 263-267.

Börner T, Wilde A, Hübschmann T, Hughes J, Lamparter T (1998) Chatacterisation of a Synechocystis phytochrome. In: Peschek G A, Löffelhardt W and Schmetterer G (eds). The phototropic prokaryotes, Plenum Press.

Cove D, Lamparter T (1998) The role of light in the regulation of moss development. In: Microbial responses to light and time? Society of General Microbiology Symposium 56 (eds: M.X.Caddick, S.Baumberg, M.K.Phillips-Jones & D.A.Hodgson). Cambridge University Press, Cambridge.

Lamparter T, Hughes J, Hartmann E (1998) Blue light- and genetically-reversed gravitropic response in protonemata of the moss Ceratodon purpureus. Planta, 206, 95-102.

Lamparter T, Brücker D, Esch H, Hughes J, Meister A, Hartmann E (1998) Somatic hybridisation with aphototropic mutants of the moss Ceratodon purpureus: genome size, phytochrome photoreversibility, tip-cell phototropism and chlorophyll regulation. J. Plant Physiol., 153, 394-400.

Esch H, Lamparter T (1998) Light regulation of phytochrome content in wildtype and aphototropic mutants of the moss Ceratodon purpureus. Photochem Photobiol, 67, 450-455.

Zeidler M, Lamparter T, Hughes J, Hartmann E, Remberg A, Braslavsky S, Schaffner K, Gärtner W (1998) Recombinant phytochrome of the moss Ceratodon purpureus: Heterologous expression and kinetic analysis of Pr -> Pfr conversion. Photochem Photobiol, 68, 857-863.

Lamparter T, Esch H, Cove DJ, Hartmann E (1997) Phytochrome control of phototropism and chlorophyll accumulation in the apical cells of protonemal filaments of wildtype and an aphototropic mutant of the moss Ceratodon purpureus. Plant and Cell Physiol 38, 51-58.

Cove DJ, Knight CD, Lamparter T (1997) Mosses as model systems. Trends in Plant Science 2, 99-105.

Kagawa T, Lamparter T, Hartmann E, Wada M (1997) Phytochrome-mediated branch formation in protonemata of the moss Ceratodon purpureus. J Plant Research 110, 363-370.

Hughes JE, Lamparter T, Mittmann F, Hartmann E, Gärtner W, Wilde A, Börner T (1997) A prokaryotik phytochrome. Nature 386, 663.

Lamparter T, Mittmann F, Gärtner W, Börner T, Hartmann E, Hughes J (1997) Characterization of recombinant phytochrome from the cyanobacterium Synechocystis. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 94, 11792-11797.

Remberg A, Lindner I, Lamparter T, Hughes J, Kneip C, Hildebrandt P, Braslavsky SE, Gärtner W, Schaffner K (1997) Raman spectroscopic and light-induced kinetic characterization of a recombinant phytochrome of the cyanobacterium Synechocystis. Biochemistry 36, 13389-13395 .

Kneip L, Hildebrandt P, Mozley D, Schlamann W, Gärtner W, Lamparter T, Hughes J, Braslavsky S E, Schaffner K (1997) Resonance raman spectroscopic study of recombinant phytochromes. P. Charma et al. (eds.): Spectroscopy of Biological Molecules: Modern Trends, pp. 129-130. Kluwer Academic Publishers.

Schneider-Poetsch H, Kolukisaoglu U, Clapham D, Hughes J, Lamparter T (1997) Non-angiosperm phytochromes and the evolution of vascular plants. Physiol Plant 102, 612-622.

Lamparter T, Esch H, Cove DJ, Hughes JE, Hartmann E (1996) Aphototropic mutants of the moss Ceratodon purpureus: Lines with spectrally normal and with spectrally dysfunctional phytochrome. Plant Cell Environ19, 560-568.

Hughes JE, Lamparter T, Mittmann F (1996) CERPU;PHY0;2, a "normal" phytochrome in Ceratodon. Plant Physiol 112, 446.

Lamparter T, Podlowski S, Mittmann F, Schneider-Poetsch HAW, Hartmann E, Hughes JE (1995) Phytochrome from protonemal filaments of the moss Ceratodon purpureus. J Plant Physiol 147, 426-434.

Lamparter T, Hughes J E, Hartmann E (1994) A fully automated dual wavelength photometer for phytochrome measurements and its application to phytochrome from chlorophyll containing extracts. Photochem Photobiol 60, 179-183.

Sineshchekov V, Lamparter T, Hartmann E (1994) Evidence for the existence of membrane-associated phytochrome in the cell. Photochem Photobiol 60, 516-520.

Lamparter T, Lutterbüse P, Schneider-Poetsch HAW, Hertel R (1992) A study of membrane-associated phytochrome: hydrophobicity test and native size determination.Photochem Photobiol 56, 687-707.