Publications (Peer Reviewed)


Wang, P., Frank, A., Appel, J., Boehm, M., Strabel, N., Nowaczyk, MM., Schuhmann, W.*, Conzuelo, F.*, Gutekunst, K.* (2023) In Vivo Assembly of Photosystem I-Hydrogenase Chimera for In Vitro PhotoH2 Production. Advanced Energy Materials,


Lucius, S., Theune, M., Arrivault, S.,Hildebrandt, S., Mullineaux, C.W., Gutekunst, K., Hagemann, M. (2022) CP12 fine-tunes the Calvin-Benson cycle and carbohydrate metabolism in cyanobacteria. Frontiers in Plant Science, 13


Appel, J.*, Craig, S., Theune, M., Hüren, V., Künzel, S., Forberich, B., Bryan, S., Gutekunst, K.* (2022) Evidence for Electron Transfer from the Bidirectional Hydrogenase to the Photosynthetic Complex I (NDH-1) in the Cyanobacterium Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803 Microorganisms, 10:8


Redding, K., Appel, J., Boehm, M., Schuhmann, W., Nowaczyk, M.M., Yacoby, I., Gutekunst, K.* (2022) Advances and challenges in photosynthetic hydrogen production. Trends in Biotechnology, 40:11


Heinrich Burgstaller, H., Wang, Y., Caliebe, J., Hüren, V., Appel, J., Boehm, M., Leitzke, S., Theune, M., King, PW., Gutekunst, K.* (2022)Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803 requires the bidirectional hydrogenase to metabolize organic carbon and nitrogen under oxic conditions, Frontiers in Microbiology, 13: 896190


Schulze, D., Kohlstedt, M., Becker, J., Cahoreau,E., Peyriga, L., Makowka, A., Hildebrandt, S., Gutekunst, K., Portais, J., Wittmann, C. (2022) GC/MS-based 13C metabolic flux analysis resolves the parallel and cyclic photomixotrophic metabolism of Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803 and selected deletion mutants including the Entner-Doudoroff and phosphoketolase pathways, Microbial Cell Factories, 21:69


Wang, Y., Chen, X., Spengler, K., Terberger, K., Boehm, M., Appel, J., Barske, T., Timm, S., Battchikova, N., Hagemann, M. and Gutekunst, K.* (2022) Pyruvate:ferredoxin oxidoreductase and low abundant ferredoxins support aerobic photomixotrophic growth in cyanobacteria. eLife 11: e71339


Lucius, S., Makowka, A., Michl, K., Gutekunst, K., Hagemann, M. (2021) The Entner-Doudoroff pathway contributes to glycogen breakdown during high to low CO2 shifts in the cyanobacterium Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803, Frontiers in Plant Science 12: 787943


Theune, M. L., Hildebrandt, S., Steffen-Heins, A., Bilger, W., Gutekunst, K., Appel, J. (2020) In-vivo quantification of electron flow through photosystem I – Cyclic electron transport makes up about 35% in a cyanobacterium Biochimica et Biophysica Acta (BBA) – Bioenergetics 1862: 148353


Appel, J., Hueren, V., Boehm, M., Gutekunst, K.* (2020) Cyanobacterial in vivo solar hydrogen production my means of a photosystem I-hydrogenase (psaD-hoxYH) fusion complex. Nature Energy 5: 458-467


Arzt, J.H., Tokmina-Lukaszewska, M., Mulder, D.W., Lubner, C.E., Gutekunst, K., Appel, J., Bothner, B., Boehm, M., King, P.W. (2020) The structure and reactivity of the HoxEFU complex from the cyanobacterium Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803. Journal of Biological Chemistry 295: 9445-9454


Makowka, A., Nichelmann, L., Schulze, D., Spengler, K., Wittmann, C., Forchhammer, K., Gutekunst, K.* (2020) Glycolytic shunts replenish the Calvin-Benson-Bassham cycle as anaplerotic reactions in Cyanobacteria. Molecular Plant 13: 471-482


Koch, M., Doello, S., Gutekunst, K., Forchhammer, K. (2019): PHB is Produced from Glycogen Turn-over during Nitrogen Starvation in Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803. International Journal of Molecular Sciences 20: 1942


Gutekunst, K.* (2018) Hypothesis on the Synchronistic Evolution of Autotrophy and Heterotrophy. Trends in Biochemical Sciences 43: 402-411


Gutekunst, K.*, Schulz, R. (2018) The physiology of the bidirectional NiFe-hydrogenase in cyanobacteria and the role of hydrogen throughout evolution of life. Chapter 4 in Giuseppo Torzillo, Mike Seibert (eds): Microalgal Hydrogen Production: Achievements and Perspectives; Comprehensive Series in Photochemical and Photobiological Sciences, DOI 10.1039/9781849737128-00107


Doello, S., Klotz, A., Makowka, A., Gutekunst, K., Forchhammer, K. (2018) A specific glycogen mobilization strategy enables awakening of dormant cyanobacteria from chlorosis. Plant Physiology 177:594-603


Gutekunst, K., Hoffmann, D., Westernströer, U., Schulz, R., Garbe-Schönberg, D., Appel, J. (2018) In-vivo turnover frequency of the cyanobacterial NiFe-hydrogenase during photohydrogen production outperforms in-vitro systems. Scientific Reports8: 6083


de Porcellinis, A.J., Klähn, S., Rosgaard, L., Kirsch, R., Gutekunst, K., Georg, J., Hess, W.R., Sakuragi, Y. (2016) The Non-coding RNA Ncr0700/ PmgR1 is required for photomixotrophic growth and the regulation of glycogen accumulation in the cyanobacterium Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803. Plant and Cell Physiology 57, 2091-2103


Chen, X., Schreiber, K., Appel, J., Makowka, A., Fähnrich, B., Roettger, M., Hajirezaei, M., Sönnichsen, F., Schönheit, P., Martin, W.F., Gutekunst, K.* (2016) The Entner-Doudoroff pathway is an overlooked glycolytic route in cyanobacteria and plants. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences113, 5441-5446