Scientific Publications of NordAqua NCoE

2019

Enhanced stable production of ethylene in photosynthetic cyanobacterium Synechococcus elongatus PCC 7942

Journal Article published in World Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology

Authors: Veronica Carbonell , Eerika Vuorio, Eva-Mari Aro, Pauli Kallio

Redirecting photosynthetic electron flux in the cyanobacterium Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803 by the deletion of flavodiiron protein Flv3

Journal Article published in Microbial Cell Factories

Authors: Kati Thiel, Pekka Patrikainen, Csaba Nagy, Duncan Fitzpatrick, Nicholas Pope, Eva-Mari Aro, Pauli Kallio

First apocarotenoids profiling of four microalgae strains

Journal Article published in Molecules

Authors: Mariosimone Zoccali, Daniele Giuffrida, Fabio Salafia, Carmen Socaciu, Kari Skjånes K, Paola Dugo P, Luigi Mondello  

Alternative biosynthetic starter units enhance the structural diversity of cyanobacterial lipopeptides

Journal Article published in Applied and Environmental  Microbiology 

Authors: Jan Mareš et al. 

The biosynthesis of rare homo-amino acid containing variants of microcystin by a Benthic cyanobacterium

Journal Article published in Marine Drugs

Authors: Tania K. Shishido, Jouni Jokela, Anu Humisto, Suvi Suurnakki, Matti Wahlsten, Danillo O. Alvarenga, Kaarina Sivonen, David Fewer

Biosynthesis of the bis-prenylated alkaloids muscoride a and b

Journal Article published in ACS Chemical Biology 

Authors: Antti Mattila et al. 

Characterization of the interaction of the antifungal and cytotoxic cyclic glycolipopeptide hassallidin with sterol-containing lipid membranes

Journal Article published in Biochimica et Biophysica Acta (BBA)- Biomembranes

Authors: Anu Humisto, Jouni Jokela, Knut Teigen, Matti Wahlsten, Perttu Permi, Kaarina Sivonen, Lars Herfindal

The Dps4 from Nostoc punctiforme ATCC 29133 is a member of His-type FOC containing Dps protein class that can be broadly found among cyanobacteria

Journal Article published in Plos One

Authors: Christoph Howe, Vamsi K. Moparthi,  Felix M.Ho, Karina Persson, Karin Stensjö

Modular engineering for photosynthetic 1-Butanol production in cyanobacteria

Journal Article published in Energy and Environmental Science

Authors: Xufeng Liu, Rui Miao, Pia Lindberg , Peter Lindblad

Structural diffusion properties of two atypical Dps from the cyanobacterium Nostoc punctiforme disclose interactions with ferredoxins and DNA

Journal Article published in Biochimica et Biophysica Acta (BBA)- Bioenergetics

Authors: Vamsi K. Moparthi, Satish B. Moparthi, Christophe Howe, Patricia Raleiras, Jerome Wenger, Karin Stensjö

Green bioplastics as part of a circular bioeconomy

Journal Article published in Trends in Plant Science

Authors: Hakan Karan, Christiane Funk, Martin Grabert, Melanie Oey, Ben Hankamer

Uptake kinetics of methylmercury in a freshwater alga exposed to methylmercury complexes with environmentally relevant thiols

Journal Article published in Environmental Science and Technology

Authors: Aleksandra Skrobonja, Zivan Gojkovic, Anne L. Soerensen, Per-Olof Westlund, Christiane Funk, Erik Björn

Growth performance and nutrient removal of a Chlorella vulgaris-Rhizobium sp. co-culture during mixotrophic feed-batch cultivation in synthetic wastewater

Journal Article published in Algal Research

Authors: Lorenza Ferro, Zivan Gojkovic, Raul Munoz, Christiane Funk

Statistical methods for rapid quantification of proteins, lipids and carbohydrates in Nordic microalgal species using ATR-FTIR spectroscopy

Journal Article published in Molecules

Authors: Lorenza Ferro, Zivan Gojkovic, Andras Gorzsas, Christiane Funk

Elimination of the flavodiiron electron sink facilitates long-term H2 photoproduction in green algae

Journal Article published in Biotechnology for Biofuels 

Authors: Martina Jokel, Valeria Nagy, Szilvia Toth, Sergey Kosourov, Yagut Allahverdiyeva 

Immobilized heterocysts as microbial factories for sustainable nitrogen fixation

Journal Article published in Journal of Biotechnology 

Authors: Alena Volgusheva, Sergey Kosourov, Fiona Lynch, Yagut Allahverdiyeva

Flavodiiron proteins 1–to-4 function in versatile combinations in Ophotoreduction in cyanobacteria

Journal Article published in eLife

Authors: Anita Sanchez, Daniel Solymosi, Luca Bersanini, Eva-Mari Aro, Yagut Allahverdiyeva

Enhanced stable production of ethylene in photosynthetic cyanobacterium Synechococcus elongatus PCC 7942

Journal Article published in World Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology

Authors: Veronica Carbonell, Eerika Vuorio, Eva-Mari Aro, Pauli Kallio

Northern green algae have the capacity to remove active pharmaceutical ingredients

Journal Article published in Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety

Authors: Zivan Gojkovic, Richard H. Lindberg, Mats Tysklind, Christiane Funk

2018

Microalgae for biodiesel production and§ pharmaceutical removal from water

Book Chapter published in Nanoscience and Biotechnology for Environmental Applications

Authors: Carlos Escudero, Laura Ferrondo Climent

Microalgal bioactive compounds including protein, peptides, and pigments: applications, opportunities, and challenges during biorefinery processes

Book Chapter published in Novel Proteins for Food, Pharmaceuticals and Agriculture: Sources, Applications, and Advances

Authors:Hayes et al.

Cyanobacteria and microalgae in the production of valuable bioactive compounds

Book Chapter published in Microalgal Biotechnology

Authors: Elena Martínez, Carlos Escudero

Material characteristics and requirements for photobiological hydrogen production applications

Book Chapter published in Microalgal Hydrogen Production: Achievements and Perspectives. Comprehensive Series in Photochemical and Photobiological Sciences

Author: Kari Skjånes

Immobilization of microalgae as a tool for efficient light utilization in H2 production and other biotechnology

Book Chapter published in Microalgal Hydrogen Production: Achievements and Perspectives. Comprehensive Series in Photochemical and Photobiological Sciences

Authors: Sergey Kosourov, Mielin He, Yagut Allahverdiyeva, Michael Seibert

Alternative biosynthetic starter units enhance the structural diversity of cyanobacterial lipopeptides

Journal Article published in Applied and Environmental Microbiology

Authors: Jan Mareš, Jan Hájek, Petra Urajová, Andreja Kust, Jouni Jokela, Kumar Saurav, Tomáš Galica, Kateřina Čapková, Antti Mattila, Esa Haapaniemi, Perttu Permi, Ivar Mysterud, Olav M. Skulberg, Jan Karlsen, David P. Fewer, Kaarina Sivonen, Hanne Hjorth Tønnesen, Pavel Hrouzek

Subarctic microalgal strains treat wastewater and produce biomass at low temperature and short photoperiod

Journal Article published in Algal Research

Authors: Lorenza Ferro, Andras Gorzsas, Francesco G.Gentili,Christiane Funk

Engineering photoautotrophic carbon fixation for enhanced growth and productivity

Journal Article published in Sustainable Energy Fuels

Authors: Feiyan Liang, Pia Lindberg and Peter Lindblad 

Comparison of ethanol tolerance between potential cyanobacterial production hosts

Journal Article published 2018-10-10 in Journal of Biotechnology

Authors: Jari Kämäräinen, Matts Nylund, Eva-Mari Aro, Pauli Kallio

Enhancement of photosynthetic isobutanol production in engineered cells of Synechocystis PCC 6803

Journal Article published in Biotechnology for Biofuels

Authors: Rui Miao, Hao Xie, Peter Lindblad

Design and characterization of a synthetic minimal promoter for heterocyst-specific expression in filamentous cyanobacteria

Journal Article published in PLOS ONE

Authors: Adam Wegelius, Xin Li, Federico Turco, Karin Stensjö

Unequal misses during the flash-induced advancement of photosystem II: effects of the S state and acceptor side cycles

Journal Article published in Photosynthesis Research

Authors: Long Vo Pham, Julian David Janna Olmos, Petko Chernev, Joanna Kargul, Johannes Messinger

Differential biochemical properties of three canonical Dps proteins from the cyanobacterium Nostoc punctiforme suggest distinct cellular functions

Journal Article published in Journal of Biological Chemistry

Authors: Christoph Howe, Felix Ho, Anja Nenninger, Patrícia Raleiras, Karin Stensjö

Homologous overexpression of NpDps2 and NpDps5 increases the tolerance for oxidative stress in the multicellular cyanobacterium Nostoc punctiforme

Journal Article published in FEMS Microbiology Letters

Authors: Xin Li, Henna Mustila, Ann Magnuson, Karin Stensjö

Protein engineering of α-ketoisovalerate decarboxylase for improved isobutanol production in Synechocystis PCC 6803

Journal Article published in Metabolic Engineering

Authors: Rui Miao, Hao Xie, Felix Ho, Peter Lindblad

Engineered cyanobacteria with enhanced growth show increased ethanol production and higher biofuel to biomass ratio

Journal Article published in Metabolic Engineering

Authors: Feiyan Liang, Elias Englund, Pia Lindberg, Peter Lindblad

Translation efficiency of heterologous proteins is significantly affected by the genetic context of RBS sequences in engineered cyanobacterium Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803

Journal Article published in Microbial Cell Factories

Authors: Kati Thiel, Edita Mulaku, Hariharan Dandapani, Csaba Nagy, Eva-Mari Aro, Pauli Kallio

A new approach for sustained and efficient H2 photoproduction by Chlamydomonas reinhardtii

Journal Article published in Energy & Environmental Science

Authors: Sergey Kosourov, Martina Jokel, Eva-Mari Aro, Yagut Allahverdiyeva

Versatile templates from cellulose nanofibrils for photosynthetic microbial biofuel production

Journal Article published in Journal of Materials Chemistry A

Authors: Mikeal Jämsä, Sergey Kosourov, Ville Rissanen, M. Hakalahti, J. Pere, J. A. Ketoja, Tekla Tammelin, Yagut Allahverdiyeva

Generation of a functional, semisynthetic [FeFe]-hydrogenase in a photosynthetic microorganism

Journal Article published in Energy & Environmental Science

Authors: Adam Wegelius, Namita Khanna, Charlène Esmieu, Giovanni Davide Barone, Filipe Pinto, Paula Tamagnini, Gustav Berggren, Peter Lindblad

2017

Evaluation of light energy to H2 energy conversion efficiency in thin films of cyanobacteria and green alga under photoautotrophic conditions

Journal Article published 2017-12-01 in Algal Research

Authors: Sergey Kosourov, Gayathri Murukesan, Micheal Seibert, Yagut Allahverdiyeva

Nutrient removal and biodiesel feedstock potential of green alga UHCC00027 grown in municipal wastewater under Nordic conditions

Journal Article published 2017-09-01 in Algal Research

Authors: Mikael Jämsä, Fiona Lynch, Anita Santana-Sánchez, Petteri Laaksonen, Gennadi Zaitsev, Alexei Solovchenko, Yagut Allahverdiyeva