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Publications:  Dr Christopher Duffy

Duffy CDP(2020). The simplicity of robust light harvesting. Science vol. 368, (6498) 1427-1428.
Gelin MF, Abramavicius D, Duffy C, Man¿al T(2020). Photosynthetic light harvesting: Insights from multidisciplinary approaches. Chemical Physics vol. 533,
Balevi¿ius V, Duffy CDP(2020). Excitation quenching in chlorophyll–carotenoid antenna systems: ‘coherent’ or ‘incoherent’. Photosynthesis Research
Daskalakis V, Maity S, Hart CL, Stergiannakos T, Duffy CDP, Kleinekathöfer U(2019). Structural Basis for Allosteric Regulation in the Major Antenna Trimer of Photosystem II. The Journal of Physical Chemistry B: Biophysical Chemistry, Biomaterials, Liquids, and Soft Matter
Wei T, Balevi¿ius V, Polívka T, Ruban AV, Duffy CDP(2019). How carotenoid distortions may determine optical properties: lessons from the Orange Carotenoid Protein. Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics
Balevi¿ius Jr V, Wei T, Di Tommaso D, Abramavicius D, Hauer J, Polívka T, Duffy CDP(2019). The full dynamics of energy relaxation in large organic molecules: from photo-excitation to solvent heating. Chemical Science
Fox KF, Ünlü C, Balevi¿ius V, Ramdour BN, Kern C, Pan X, Li M, van Amerongen H et al.(2018). A possible molecular basis for photoprotection in the minor antenna proteins of plants. Biochimica et Biophysica Acta - Bioenergetics vol. 1859, (7) 471-481.
Balevicius V, Fox K, Bricker WP, Jurinovich S, Prandi IG, Mennucci B, DUFFY CDP(2017). Fine control of chlorophyll-carotenoid interactions defines the functionality of light-harvesting proteins in plants. Scientific Reports vol. 7, Article 13956,
Fox K, Balevicius V, Chmeliov J, Valkunas L, Ruban A, DUFFY CDP(2017). The Carotenoid pathway: What is important for excitation quenching in plant antenna complexes?. Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics
Chmeliov J, Gelzinis A, Songaila E, Augulis R, Duffy CDP, Ruban AV, Valkunas L(2016). The nature of self-regulation in photosynthetic light-harvesting antenna. Nature Plants vol. 2, (5) Article 16045, 16045-16045.
Fox KF, Bricker WP, Lo C, Duffy CDP(2015). Distortions of the Xanthophylls Caused by Interactions with Neighboring Pigments and the LHCII Protein Are Crucial for Studying Energy Transfer Pathways within the Complex. Journal of Physical Chemistry B vol. 119, (51) 15550-15560.
Duffy CDP, Ruban AV(2015). Dissipative pathways in the photosystem-II antenna in plants. Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology B: Biology vol. 152, 215-226.
Chmeliov J, Bricker WP, Lo C, Jouin E, Valkunas L, Ruban AV, Duffy CDP(2015). An ‘all pigment’ model of excitation quenching in LHCII. Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. vol. 17, (24) 15857-15867.
Belgio E, Kapitonova E, Chmeliov J, Duffy CDP, Ungerer P, Valkunas L, Ruban AV(2014). Economic photoprotection in photosystem II that retains a complete light-harvesting system with slow energy traps. Nat Commun vol. 5,
Duffy CDP, Pandit A, Ruban AV(2014). Modeling the NMR signatures associated with the functional conformational switch in the major light-harvesting antenna of photosystem II in higher plants. Phys Chem Chem Phys vol. 16, (12) 5571-5580.
Duffy CDP, Valkunas L, Ruban AV(2013). Light-harvesting processes in the dynamic photosynthetic antenna. Phys Chem Chem Phys vol. 15, (43) 18752-18770.
Duffy CDP, Chmeliov J, Macernis M, Sulskus J, Valkunas L, Ruban AV(2013). Modeling of fluorescence quenching by lutein in the plant light-harvesting complex LHCII. J Phys Chem B vol. 117, (38) 10974-10986.
Belgio E, Duffy CDP, Ruban AV(2013). Switching light harvesting complex II into photoprotective state involves the lumen-facing apoprotein loop. Phys Chem Chem Phys vol. 15, (29) 12253-12261.
Duffy CDP, Valkunas L, Ruban AV(2013). Quantum mechanical calculations of xanthophyll-chlorophyll electronic coupling in the light-harvesting antenna of photosystem II of higher plants. J Phys Chem B vol. 117, (25) 7605-7614.
Ilioaia C, Duffy CDP, Johnson MP, Ruban AV(2013). Changes in the Energy Transfer Pathways within Photosystem II Antenna Induced by Xanthophyll Cycle Activity. JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY B vol. 117, (19) 5841-5847.
Macernis M, Sulskus J, Duffy CDP, Ruban AV, Valkunas L(2012). Electronic Spectra of Structurally Deformed Lutein. JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY A vol. 116, (40) 9843-9853.
Duffy CDP, Ruban AV(2012). A theoretical investigation of xanthophyll-protein hydrogen bonding in the photosystem II antenna. J Phys Chem B vol. 116, (14) 4310-4318.
Goral TK, Johnson MP, Duffy CDP, Brain APR, Ruban AV, Mullineaux CW(2012). Light-harvesting antenna composition controls the macrostructure and dynamics of thylakoid membranes in Arabidopsis. Plant J vol. 69, (2) 289-301.
Ruban AV, Johnson MP, Duffy CDP(2012). The photoprotective molecular switch in the photosystem II antenna. Biochim Biophys Acta vol. 1817, (1) 167-181.
Valkunas L, Chmeliov E, Trinkunas G, Duffy CDP, van Grondelle R, Ruban AV(2011). Excitation Migration, Quenching and Regulation of Photosynthetic Light Harvesting in Photosystem II. J. Phys. Chem. B vol. 115, (29) 9252-9260.
Ruban AV, Johnson MP, Duffy CDP(2011). Natural light harvesting: principles and environmental trends. ENERG ENVIRON SCI vol. 4, (5) 1643-1650.
Johnson MP, Goral TK, Duffy CDP, Brain APR, Mullineaux CW, Ruban AV(2011). Photoprotective energy dissipation involves the reorganization of photosystem II light-harvesting complexes in the grana membranes of spinach chloroplasts. Plant Cell vol. 23, (4) 1468-1479.
Ilioaia C, Johnson MP, Duffy CDP, Pascal AA, van Grondelle R, Robert B, Ruban AV(2011). Origin of Absorption Changes Associated with Photoprotective Energy Dissipation in the Absence of Zeaxanthin. J BIOL CHEM vol. 286, (1) 91-98.
Duffy CDP, Johnson MP, Macernis M, Valkunas L, Barford W, Ruban AV(2010). A theoretical investigation of the photophysical consequences of major plant light-harvesting complex aggregation within the photosynthetic membrane. J Phys Chem B vol. 114, (46) 15244-15253.
Duffy CDP, Ruban AV, Barford W(2008). Theoretical investigation of the role of strongly coupled chlorophyll dimers in photoprotection of LHCII. J PHYS CHEM B vol. 112, (39) 12508-12515.
Barford W, Duffy CDP(2006). Role of quantum coherence and energetic disorder in exciton transport in polymer films. PHYS REV B vol. 74, (7) Article 075207,
Alner GJ, Araujo HM, Arnison GJ, Barton JC, Bewick A, Bungau C, Camanzi B, Carson MJ et al.(2005). Limits on WIMP cross-sections from the NAIAD experiment at the boulby underground laboratory. PHYS LETT B vol. 616, (1-2) 17-24.
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