Selected Publications
Conference Proceedings
  1.   Konermann L, Messinger J, Hillier W (2008) Mass spectrometry-based methods for studying kinetics
      and dynamics in biological systems. In Biophysical Techniques in Photosynthesis Research (Volume II),
      Series Advances in Photosynthesis and Respiration, Vol. 26 (
Aartsma TJ, Matysik J, Eds.), Springer,
      Dordrecht, pp. 167-190

2.   Messinger J, Renger G (2008) Photosynthetic Water Splitting. In Primary Processes of Photosynthesis: Principles and Apparatus, Comprehensive Series in Photochemical and Photobiological Sciences, Volume 9 (Part 2) ( Renger G, Ed.), RSC Publishing, Cambridge, UK, pp. 291-349

3.   Yano Y, Kern J, Pushkar Y, Sauer K, Glatzel P, Bergmann U, Messinger J, Zouni A, Yachandra VK (2008) High-resolution structures of the photosynthetic Mn4Ca catalysts from x-ray spectroscopy. Phil. Trans. Royal Soc. B 363: 1139-1147

4.   Lubitz W, Reijerse EJ, Messinger J (2008) Solar water-splitting into H2 and O2: design principles of photosystem II and hydrogenases . Energy Environ. Sci. 1: 15-31 (cover article)

5.   Messinger J (2009) Catalyst’s for solar water-splitting. Chem. Sus . Chem. 2: 47-48

6.   Messinger J, Kulik LV, Lubitz W (2009) Mastering sustainable energy. Light-induced water-splitting in
nature: Electronic structure of the manganese cluster in photosystem II. In The Treasures of EUREKA. Volume 1. Electron Paramagnetic Resonance Spectroscopy: From Fundamental Research to Pioneering Applications &
Zavoisky Award. Part III ( Salikhov
KM, Ed.), Springer, pp. 164-165

7.   Beckmann K, Messinger J, Badger MR, Wydrzynski T, Hillier W (2009) On-line mass spectrometry: membrane inlet sampling. Photosynth. Res. 102:511-522

8.   Messinger J, Noguchi T, Yano J (2011) Photosynthetic O2 evolution. In: Molecular Solar Fuels ( Wydrzynski T and Hillier W, eds ), RSC Publishing, Cambridge, pp.  163-207

9.   Shevela D and Messinger J (2011) Principles of Photosynthesis. In: Fundamentals of materials for Energy and Environmental Sustainability ( Ginley D and Cahen D, eds ), Cambridge University Press, pp. 302-314

Reviews and Books Chapters

On line encyclopedia
1. Govindjee , Kern JF, Messinger J, Whitmarsh J (2010) Photosystem II. In: Encyclopedia of Life Sciences,

1. Ames W, Pantazis DA, Krewald V, Cox N, Messinger J, Lubitz W, Neese F (2011) Theoretical
    evaluation of structural  models of the S 2 state in the oxygen evolving complex of photosystem
    II: protonation  states and magnetic interactions,
J.Am. Chem.Soc,

2. Shevela D, Beckmann K, Clausen C, Junge W, Messinger J (2011) Membrane-inlet-mass
    spectrometry reveals a high driving force for oxygen-production by photosystem II,
Proc. Natl.
    Acad. Sci. USA 108
, 3602-3607

3. Yano J, Kern J, Sauer KH, Latimer M, Pushkar Y, Biesiadka J, Loll B, Saenger W, Messinger J,
    Zouni A, Yachandra VK (2006) Where water is oxidized to dioxygen: Structure of the Mn 4 Ca
    cluster in photosystem II. Science 314: 821-825

4.Yano J, Kern J, Irrgang K-D, Latimer MJ, Bergmann U, Glatzel P, Pushkar Y, Biesiadka J, Loll B,
   Sauer K,Messinger J, Zouni A, Yachandra VK (2005) X-ray damage to the Mn 4 Ca complex in
   single-crystals of photosystem  II: A case study for metallo-protein crystallography
Proc. Natl.
   Acad. Sci. U.S.A.
: 12047-12052 (cover article)

5. Messinger J, Robblee JH, Bergmann U, Fernandez C, Glatzel P, Visser H, Cinco RM, McFarlane
   KL, Bellacchio E,Pizarro  SA, Cramer SP, Sauer K, Klein MP, Yachandra VK (2001) Absence of Mn
   centered oxidation in the S 2 to S 3  transition: implications for the mechanism of photosynthetic
   water oxidation. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 123: 7804-7820

6. Messinger J, Nugent JHA, Evans MCW (1997) Detection of an EPR multiline signal for the S 0 *
   state in photosystem II. Biochemistry 36: 11055-11060

7. Messinger J, Badger M, Wydrzynski T (1995) Detection of one slowly exchanging substrate water
    molecule in the S 3   state of photosystem II. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 92: 3209-3213

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