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Dr Daniel Canniffe MBiolSci, PhD

Tenure Track Fellow Biochemistry & Systems Biology

    Publications

    2021

    Structures of Rhodopseudomonas palustris RC-LH1 complexes with open or closed quinone channels (Journal article)

    Swainsbury, D. J. K., Qian, P., Jackson, P. J., Faries, K. M., Niedzwiedzki, D. M., Martin, E. C., . . . Hunter, C. N. (2021). Structures of Rhodopseudomonas palustris RC-LH1 complexes with open or closed quinone channels. SCIENCE ADVANCES, 7(3). doi:10.1126/sciadv.abe2631

    DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.abe2631

    2020

    Xanthophyll carotenoids stabilise the association of cyanobacterial chlorophyll synthase with the LHC-like protein HliD (Journal article)

    Proctor, M. S., Pazdernik, M., Jackson, P. J., Pilny, J., Martin, E. C., Dickman, M. J., . . . Hitchcock, A. (2020). Xanthophyll carotenoids stabilise the association of cyanobacterial chlorophyll synthase with the LHC-like protein HliD. BIOCHEMICAL JOURNAL, 477(20), 4021-4036. doi:10.1042/BCJ20200561

    DOI: 10.1042/BCJ20200561

    Unfolding pathway and intermolecular interactions of the cytochrome subunit in the bacterial photosynthetic reaction center (Journal article)

    Miller, L. C., Zhao, L., Canniffe, D. P., Martin, D., & Liu, L. -N. (2020). Unfolding pathway and intermolecular interactions of the cytochrome subunit in the bacterial photosynthetic reaction center. BIOCHIMICA ET BIOPHYSICA ACTA-BIOENERGETICS, 1861(8). doi:10.1016/j.bbabio.2020.148204

    DOI: 10.1016/j.bbabio.2020.148204

    Composition, Organisation and Function of Purple Photosynthetic Machinery (Chapter)

    Miller, L., Martin, D., Liu, L., & Canniffe, D. (2020). Composition, Organisation and Function of Purple Photosynthetic Machinery. In Q. Wang (Ed.), Microbial Photosynthesis (pp. 73-114). Singapore: Springer Nature.

    A photosynthetic antenna complex foregoes unity carotenoid-to-bacteriochlorophyll energy transfer efficiency to ensure photoprotection (Journal article)

    Niedzwiedzki, D. M., Swainsbury, D. J. K., Canniffe, D. P., Hunter, C. N., & Hitchcock, A. (2020). A photosynthetic antenna complex foregoes unity carotenoid-to-bacteriochlorophyll energy transfer efficiency to ensure photoprotection. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of USA, 117(12), 6502-6508. doi:10.1073/pnas.1920923117

    DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1920923117

    Progress and challenges in engineering cyanobacteria as chassis for light-driven biotechnology (Journal article)

    Hitchcock, A., Hunter, C. N., & Canniffe, D. P. (2020). Progress and challenges in engineering cyanobacteria as chassis for light-driven biotechnology. MICROBIAL BIOTECHNOLOGY, 13(2), 363-367. doi:10.1111/1751-7915.13526

    DOI: 10.1111/1751-7915.13526

    2019

    Engineering of B800 bacteriochlorophyll binding site specificity in the Rhodobacter sphaeroides LH2 antenna (Journal article)

    Swainsbury, D. J. K., Faries, K. M., Niedzwiedzki, D. M., Martin, E. C., Flinders, A. J., Canniffe, D. P., . . . Hunter, C. N. (2019). Engineering of B800 bacteriochlorophyll binding site specificity in the Rhodobacter sphaeroides LH2 antenna. BIOCHIMICA ET BIOPHYSICA ACTA-BIOENERGETICS, 1860(3), 209-223. doi:10.1016/j.bbabio.2018.11.008

    DOI: 10.1016/j.bbabio.2018.11.008

    Characterization of chlorophyll f synthase heterologously produced in Synechococcus sp. PCC 7002. (Journal article)

    Shen, G., Canniffe, D. P., Ho, M. -Y., Kurashov, V., van der Est, A., Golbeck, J. H., & Bryant, D. A. (2019). Characterization of chlorophyll f synthase heterologously produced in Synechococcus sp. PCC 7002.. Photosynthesis research. doi:10.1007/s11120-018-00610-9

    DOI: 10.1007/s11120-018-00610-9

    Biosynthesis of chlorophylls and bacteriochlorophylls in green bacteria (Chapter)

    Thweatt, J. L., Canniffe, D. P., & Bryant, D. A. (2019). Biosynthesis of chlorophylls and bacteriochlorophylls in green bacteria. In METABOLISM, STRUCTURE AND FUNCTION OF PLANT TETRAPYRROLES: INTRODUCTION, MICROBIAL AND EUKARYOTIC CHLOROPHYLL SYNTHESIS AND CATABOLISM (Vol. 90, pp. 35-89). doi:10.1016/bs.abr.2019.03.002

    DOI: 10.1016/bs.abr.2019.03.002

    2018

    A paralog of a bacteriochlorophyll biosynthesis enzyme catalyzes the formation of 1,2-dihydrocarotenoids in green sulfur bacteria (Journal article)

    Canniffe, D. P., Thweatt, J. L., Chew, A. G. M., Hunter, C. N., & Bryant, D. A. (2018). A paralog of a bacteriochlorophyll biosynthesis enzyme catalyzes the formation of 1,2-dihydrocarotenoids in green sulfur bacteria. JOURNAL OF BIOLOGICAL CHEMISTRY, 293(39), 15233-15242. doi:10.1074/jbc.RA118.004672

    DOI: 10.1074/jbc.RA118.004672

    N-15 photo-CIDNP MAS NMR analysis of reaction centers of Chloracidobacterium thermophilum (Journal article)

    Zill, J. C., He, Z., Tank, M., Ferlez, B. H., Canniffe, D. P., Lahav, Y., . . . Matysik, J. (2018). N-15 photo-CIDNP MAS NMR analysis of reaction centers of Chloracidobacterium thermophilum. PHOTOSYNTHESIS RESEARCH, 137(2), 295-305. doi:10.1007/s11120-018-0504-1

    DOI: 10.1007/s11120-018-0504-1

    Engineered biosynthesis of bacteriochlorophyll g(F) in Rhodobacter sphaeroides (Journal article)

    Ortega-Ramos, M., Canniffe, D. P., Radle, M. I., Hunter, C. N., Bryant, D. A., & Golbeck, J. H. (2018). Engineered biosynthesis of bacteriochlorophyll g(F) in Rhodobacter sphaeroides. BIOCHIMICA ET BIOPHYSICA ACTA-BIOENERGETICS, 1859(7), 501-509. doi:10.1016/j.bbabio.2018.02.006

    DOI: 10.1016/j.bbabio.2018.02.006

    Cryo-EM structure of the Blastochloris viridis LH1-RC complex at 2.9 angstrom (Journal article)

    Qian, P., Siebert, C. A., Wang, P., Canniffe, D. P., & Hunter, C. N. (2018). Cryo-EM structure of the Blastochloris viridis LH1-RC complex at 2.9 angstrom. NATURE, 556, 203-208. doi:10.1038/s41586-018-0014-5

    DOI: 10.1038/s41586-018-0014-5

    How nature designs light-harvesting antenna systems: design principles and functional realization in chlorophototrophic prokaryotes (Journal article)

    Bryant, D. A., & Canniffe, D. P. (2018). How nature designs light-harvesting antenna systems: design principles and functional realization in chlorophototrophic prokaryotes. JOURNAL OF PHYSICS B-ATOMIC MOLECULAR AND OPTICAL PHYSICS, 51(3). doi:10.1088/1361-6455/aa9c3c

    DOI: 10.1088/1361-6455/aa9c3c

    Identification of protein W, the elusive sixth subunit of the Rhodopseudomonas palustris reaction center-light harvesting 1 core complex (Journal article)

    Jackson, P. J., Hitchcock, A., Swainsbury, D. J. K., Qian, P., Martin, E. C., Farmer, D. A., . . . Hunter, C. N. (2018). Identification of protein W, the elusive sixth subunit of the Rhodopseudomonas palustris reaction center-light harvesting 1 core complex. BIOCHIMICA ET BIOPHYSICA ACTA-BIOENERGETICS, 1859(2), 119-128. doi:10.1016/j.bbabio.2017.11.001

    DOI: 10.1016/j.bbabio.2017.11.001

    Complete enzyme set for chlorophyll biosynthesis in Escherichia coli (Journal article)

    Chen, G. E., Canniffe, D. P., Barnett, S. F. H., Hollingshead, S., Brindley, A. A., Vasilev, C., . . . Hunter, C. N. (2018). Complete enzyme set for chlorophyll biosynthesis in Escherichia coli. SCIENCE ADVANCES, 4(1). doi:10.1126/sciadv.aaq1407

    DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.aaq1407

    2017

    Three classes of oxygen-dependent cyclase involved in chlorophyll and bacteriochlorophyll biosynthesis (Journal article)

    Chen, G. E., Canniffe, D. P., & Hunter, C. N. (2017). Three classes of oxygen-dependent cyclase involved in chlorophyll and bacteriochlorophyll biosynthesis. PROCEEDINGS OF THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, 114(24), 6280-6285. doi:10.1073/pnas.1701687114

    DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1701687114

    Light regulation of pigment and photosystem biosynthesis in cyanobacteria (Journal article)

    Ho, M. -Y., Soulier, N. T., Canniffe, D. P., Shen, G., & Bryant, D. A. (2017). Light regulation of pigment and photosystem biosynthesis in cyanobacteria. CURRENT OPINION IN PLANT BIOLOGY, 37, 24-33. doi:10.1016/j.pbi.2017.03.006

    DOI: 10.1016/j.pbi.2017.03.006

    2016

    Biosynthesis of Chlorophyll a in a Purple Bacterial Phototroph and Assembly into a Plant Chlorophyll-Protein Complex (Journal article)

    Hitchcock, A., Jackson, P. J., Chidgey, J. W., Dickman, M. J., Hunter, C. N., & Canniffe, D. P. (2016). Biosynthesis of Chlorophyll a in a Purple Bacterial Phototroph and Assembly into a Plant Chlorophyll-Protein Complex. ACS Synthetic Biology, 5(9), 948-954. doi:10.1021/acssynbio.6b00069

    DOI: 10.1021/acssynbio.6b00069

    Light-dependent chlorophyll f synthase is a highly divergent paralog of PsbA of photosystem II (Journal article)

    Ho, M. -Y., Shen, G., Canniffe, D. P., Zhao, C., & Bryant, D. A. (2016). Light-dependent chlorophyll f synthase is a highly divergent paralog of PsbA of photosystem II. SCIENCE, 353(6302). doi:10.1126/science.aaf9178

    DOI: 10.1126/science.aaf9178

    Absence of the cbb(3) Terminal Oxidase Reveals an Active Oxygen-Dependent Cyclase Involved in Bacteriochlorophyll Biosynthesis in Rhodobacter sphaeroides (Journal article)

    Chen, G. E., Canniffe, D. P., Martin, E. C., & Hunter, C. N. (2016). Absence of the cbb(3) Terminal Oxidase Reveals an Active Oxygen-Dependent Cyclase Involved in Bacteriochlorophyll Biosynthesis in Rhodobacter sphaeroides. JOURNAL OF BACTERIOLOGY, 198(15), 2056-2063. doi:10.1128/JB.00121-16

    DOI: 10.1128/JB.00121-16

    Two Unrelated 8-Vinyl Reductases Ensure Production of Mature Chlorophylls in Acaryochloris marina (Journal article)

    Chen, G. E., Hitchcock, A., Jackson, P. J., Chaudhuri, R. R., Dickman, M. J., Hunter, C. N., & Canniffe, D. P. (2016). Two Unrelated 8-Vinyl Reductases Ensure Production of Mature Chlorophylls in Acaryochloris marina. JOURNAL OF BACTERIOLOGY, 198(9), 1393-1400. doi:10.1128/JB.00925-15

    DOI: 10.1128/JB.00925-15

    2014

    Elucidation of the preferred routes of C8-vinyl reduction in chlorophyll and bacteriochlorophyll biosynthesis (Journal article)

    Canniffe, D. P., Chidgey, J. W., & Hunter, C. N. (2014). Elucidation of the preferred routes of C8-vinyl reduction in chlorophyll and bacteriochlorophyll biosynthesis. BIOCHEMICAL JOURNAL, 462, 433-440. doi:10.1042/BJ20140163

    DOI: 10.1042/BJ20140163

    A Cyanobacterial Chlorophyll Synthase-HliD Complex Associates with the Ycf39 Protein and the YidC/Alb3 Insertase (Journal article)

    Chidgey, J. W., Linhartova, M., Komenda, J., Jackson, P. J., Dickman, M. J., Canniffe, D. P., . . . Sobotka, R. (2014). A Cyanobacterial Chlorophyll Synthase-HliD Complex Associates with the Ycf39 Protein and the YidC/Alb3 Insertase. PLANT CELL, 26(3), 1267-1279. doi:10.1105/tpc.114.124495

    DOI: 10.1105/tpc.114.124495

    Engineered biosynthesis of bacteriochlorophyll b in Rhodobacter sphaeroides (Journal article)

    Canniffe, D. P., & Hunter, C. N. (2014). Engineered biosynthesis of bacteriochlorophyll b in Rhodobacter sphaeroides. BIOCHIMICA ET BIOPHYSICA ACTA (BBA) - Bioenergetics, 1837(10), 1611-1616. doi:10.1016/j.bbabio.2014.07.011

    DOI: 10.1016/j.bbabio.2014.07.011

    2013

    Identification of an 8-vinyl reductase involved in bacteriochlorophyll biosynthesis in Rhodobacter sphaeroides and evidence for the existence of a third distinct class of the enzyme (Journal article)

    Canniffe, D. P., Jackson, P. J., Hollingshead, S., Dickman, M. J., & Hunter, C. N. (2013). Identification of an 8-vinyl reductase involved in bacteriochlorophyll biosynthesis in Rhodobacter sphaeroides and evidence for the existence of a third distinct class of the enzyme. BIOCHEMICAL JOURNAL, 450, 397-405. doi:10.1042/BJ20121723

    DOI: 10.1042/BJ20121723

    2012

    Conserved Chloroplast Open-reading Frame ycf54 Is Required for Activity of the Magnesium Protoporphyrin Monomethylester Oxidative Cyclase in Synechocystis PCC 6803 (Journal article)

    Hollingshead, S., Kopecna, J., Jackson, P. J., Canniffe, D. P., Davison, P. A., Dickman, M. J., . . . Hunter, C. N. (2012). Conserved Chloroplast Open-reading Frame ycf54 Is Required for Activity of the Magnesium Protoporphyrin Monomethylester Oxidative Cyclase in Synechocystis PCC 6803. JOURNAL OF BIOLOGICAL CHEMISTRY, 287(33), 27823-27833. doi:10.1074/jbc.M112.352526

    DOI: 10.1074/jbc.M112.352526

    Rapid resonance Raman microspectroscopy to probe carbon dioxide fixation by single cells in microbial communities (Journal article)

    Li, M., Canniffe, D. P., Jackson, P. J., Davison, P. A., FitzGerald, S., Dickman, M. J., . . . Huang, W. E. (2012). Rapid resonance Raman microspectroscopy to probe carbon dioxide fixation by single cells in microbial communities. ISME JOURNAL, 6(4), 875-885. doi:10.1038/ismej.2011.150

    DOI: 10.1038/ismej.2011.150

    Highly confined surface imaging by solid immersion total internal reflection fluorescence microscopy (Journal article)

    Wang, L., Vasilev, C., Canniffe, D. P., Wilson, L. R., Hunter, C. N., & Cadby, A. J. (2012). Highly confined surface imaging by solid immersion total internal reflection fluorescence microscopy. OPTICS EXPRESS, 20(3), 3311-3324. doi:10.1364/OE.20.003311

    DOI: 10.1364/OE.20.003311