2017

208. Regulation of nitric oxide signaling by formation of a distal receptor–ligand complex
Yirui Guo, Daniel L M Suess, Mark A Herzik Jr, Anthony T Iavarone, R David Britt, and Michael A Marletta
Nature Chemical Biology, just accepted.

207. Putidaredoxin Binds to the Same Site on Cytochrome P450cam in the Open and Closed Conformation
Shu-Hao Liou, William K. Myers, Jason D. Oswald, R. David Britt, and David B. Goodin
Biochemistry, just accepted.

206. On the incompatibility of lithium–O2 battery technology with CO2
Shiyu Zhang, Matthew J. Nava, Gary K. Chow, Nazario Lopez, Gang Wu, David R. Britt, Daniel G. Nocera and Christopher C. Cummins
Chemical Science. Edge Article.

205. Mn(II) oxidation by the multicopper oxidase complex Mnx: A coordinated two-stage Mn(II)/(III) and Mn(III)/(IV) mechanism
Alexandra V. Soldatova, Christine A. Romano, Lizhi Tao, Troy A. Stich, William H. Casey, R. David Britt, Bradley M. Tebo, and Thomas G. Spiro
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 139, just accepted.

204. Mn(II) oxidation by the multicopper oxidase complex Mnx: A binuclear activation mechanism
Alexandra V. Soldatova, Christine A. Romano, Lizhi Tao, Troy A. Stich, William H. Casey, R. David Britt, Bradley M. Tebo, and Thomas G. Spiro 
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 139, just accepted.

203. Copper Binding Sites in the Manganese-Oxidizing Mnx Protein Complex Investigated by Electron Paramagnetic Resonance Spectroscopy
Lizhi Tao, Troy A. Stich, Shu-Hao Liou, Alexandra V. Soldatova, David A. Delgadillo, Christine A. Romano, Thomas G. Spiro, David B. Goodin, Bradley M. Tebo, William H. Casey, R. David Britt 
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 139, 8868–8877.

202. Reactive sites and course of reduction in the Rieske protein.
Si Ying Li, Paul H. Oyala, R. David Britt, Susan T. Weintraub, Laura M. Hunsicker-Wang
J. Bio. Inorg. Chem. 22, 545-557.

201. Manganese–Cobalt Oxido Cubanes Relevant to Manganese-Doped Water Oxidation Catalysts
Andy I. Nguyen, Daniel L. M. Suess, Lucy E. Darago, Paul H. Oyala, Daniel S. Levine, Micah S. Ziegler, R. David Britt, T. Don Tilley
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 139, 5579–5587.

200. The Role of the Secondary Coordination Sphere in a Fungal Polysaccharide Monooxygenase
Elise A. Span, Daniel L. M. Suess, Marc C. Deller, R. David Britt, and Michael A. Marletta  
ACS Chem. Bio.12, 1095–1103.

 
2016

199. Electron Paramagnetic Resonance Characterization of Dioxygen-Bridged Cobalt Dimers with Relevance to Water Oxidation
Troy A. Stich, J. Gregory McAlpin, Ryan M. Wall, Matthew L. Rigsby, and R. David Britt  
Inorg. Chem. 55, 12728–12736.

198. Protonation of the Hydroperoxo Intermediate of Cytochrome P450 2B4 Is Slower in the Presence of Cytochrome P450 Reductase Than in the Presence of Cytochrome b5
Naw May Pearl, Jarett Wilcoxen, Sangchoul Im, Ryan Kunz, Joseph Darty, R. David Britt, Stephen W. Ragsdale, and Lucy Waskell  
Biochemistry 55, 6558–6567.

197. EPR Spectroscopic Characterization of a Jahn-Teller Distorted (C3vCs) Four-Coordinate Chromium(V) Oxo Species
Troy A. Stich, Derek M. Gagnon, Bryce L. Anderson, Daniel G. Nocera, R. David Britt 
Israel J. Chem. 56, 864-871.
Special Issue in honor of Harry B. Gray's 80th birthday

196. Dispersion-Force-Assisted Disproportionation: A Stable Two-Coordinate Copper(II) Complex
Clifton L. Wagner, Lizhi Tao, Emily J. Thompson, Troy A. Stich, Jingdong Guo, James C. Fettinger, Louise A. Berben, R. David Britt, Shigeru Nagase, Philip P. Power  
Angewandte Chem. 55, 10444-10447.

195. Biophysical Characterization of Fluorotyrosine Probes Site-Specifically Incorporated into Enzymes: E. coli Ribonucleotide Reductase As an Example
Paul H. Oyala, Kanchana R. Ravichandran, Michael A. Funk, Paul A. Stucky, Troy A. Stich, Catherine L. Drennan, R. David Britt, and JoAnne Stubbe 
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 138, 7951–7964.

194. Electron Paramagnetic Resonance Characterization of Three Iron–Sulfur Clusters Present in the Nitrogenase Cofactor Maturase NifB from Methanocaldococcus infernus
Jarett Wilcoxen, Simon Arragain, Alessandro A. Scandurra, Emilio Jimenez-Vicente, Carlos Echavarri-Erasun, Stephan Pollmann, R. David Britt, and Luis M. Rubio 
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 138, 7468–7471.

193. Biochemical and Spectroscopic Characterization of a Radical S-Adenosyl-l-methionine Enzyme Involved in the Formation of a Peptide Thioether Cross-Link
Nathan A. Bruender, Jarett Wilcoxen, R. David Britt, and Vahe Bandarian 
Biochemistry 55, 2122–2134.

192. Editorial overview: Bioinorganic chemistry: Key roles for biological metal centers
R.David Britt and EmmaRaven
Current Opinion in Chemical Biology 31, viii–ix.

191. The Radical SAM Enzyme HydG Requires Cysteine and a Dangler Iron for Generating an Organometallic Precursor to the [FeFe]-Hydrogenase H cluster
Daniel L. M. Suess, Cindy C. Pham, Ingmar Bürstel, James R. Swartz, Stephen P. Cramer, and R. David Britt
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 138, 1146–1149.

190. Formation of Hexacoordinate Mn(III) in Bacillus subtilis Oxalate Decarboxylase Requires Catalytic Turnover
Wen Zhu, Jarett Wilcoxen, R. David Britt, and Nigel G. J. Richards
Biochemistry 55, 429–434.

189. Biosynthesis of the [FeFe] Hydrogenase H Cluster: A Central Role for the Radical SAM Enzyme HydG
Daniel L. M. Suess, Jon M. Kuchenreuther, Liliana De La Paz, James R. Swartz, and R. David Britt
Inorg. Chem. 55, 478–487.

2015

188. Cysteine as a ligand platform in the biosynthesis of the FeFe hydrogenase H cluster
Daniel L. M. Suess, Ingmar Bürstel, Liliana De La Paz, Jon M. Kuchenreuther, Cindy C. Pham, Stephen P. Cramer, James R. Swartz, and R. David Britt
PNAS 112, 11455–11460.

187. Multicopper Manganese Oxidase Accessory Proteins Bind Cu and Heme
Cristina N. Butterfield, Lizhi Tao, Kelly N. Chacón, Thomas G. Spiro, Ninian J. Blackburn, William H. Casey, R. David Britt, and Bradley M. Tebo
BBA - Proteins and Proteomics 1854, 1853–1859.

186. Mn(II) Binding and Subsequent Oxidation by the Multicopper Oxidase MnxG Investigated by Electron Paramagnetic Resonance Spectroscopy
Lizhi Tao, Troy A. Stich, Cristina N. Butterfield, Christine A. Romano, Thomas G. Spiro, Bradley M. Tebo, William H. Casey, and R. David Britt
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 137, 10563–10575.

185. EPR Spectroscopic Studies of [FeFe]-Hydrogenase Maturation
Daniel L. M. Suess and R. David Britt
Topics in Catalysis 58, 699-707.

184. Biochemical and Spectroscopic Studies of Epoxyqueuosine Reductase: A Novel Iron–Sulfur Cluster- and Cobalamin-Containing Protein Involved in the Biosynthesis of Queuosine
Zachary D. Miles, William K. Myers, William M. Kincannon, R. David Britt, and Vahe Bandarian
Biochemistry 54, 4927–4935.

183. A protein fold switch joins the circadian oscillator to clock output in cyanobacteria
Yong-Gang Chang, Susan E. Cohen, Connie Phong, William K. Myers, Yong-Ick Kim, Roger Tseng, Jenny Lin, Li Zhang, Joseph S. Boyd, Yvonne Lee, Shannon Kang, David Lee, Sheng Li, R. David Britt, Michael J. Rust, Susan S. Golden, and Andy LiWang
Science 349, 324-328.

182. Ammonia Binds to the Dangler Manganese of the Photosystem II Oxygen-Evolving Complex
Paul H. Oyala, Troy A. Stich, Richard J. Debus, and R. David Britt
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 137, 8829–8837.

181. An Mn(V)–oxo role in splitting water?
R. David Britt, Daniel L. M. Suess, and Troy A. Stich
Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. USA 112, 5265–5266.
A commentary on Gupta et al.

180. Biochemical and EPR-spectroscopic Investigation into Heterologously Expressed Vinyl Chloride Reductive Dehalogenase (VcrA) from Dehalococcoides mccartyi strain VS
Anutthaman Parthasarathy, Troy A. Stich, Svenja T. Lohner, Ann Lesnefsky, R. David Britt, and Alfred M. Spormann
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 137, 3525–3532.

179. X-ray crystallographic and EPR spectroscopic analysis of HydG, a maturase in [FeFe]-hydrogenase H-cluster assembly
Pedro Dinis, Daniel L. M. Suess, Stephen J. Fox, Jenny E. Harmer, Rebecca C. Driesener, Liliana De La Paz, James R. Swartz, Jonathan W. Essex, R. David Britt, and Peter L. Roach
Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. USA 112, 1362–1367.

178. Manganese Binding Properties of Human Calprotectin Under Conditions of High and Low Calcium: X-ray Crystallographic and Advanced EPR Spectroscopic Analysis
Derek M. Gagnon, Megan Brunjes Brophy, Sarah E. J. Bowman, Troy A. Stich, Catherine L. Drennan, R. David Britt, and Elizabeth M. Nolan
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 137, 3004–3016.

177. Metal ion oxidation state assignment based on coordinating ligand hyperfine interaction
Paul H. Oyala, Troy A. Stich, and R. David Britt
Photosynthesis Research 53, 7914–7928.

2014

176. Pulse EPR studies of the interaction of methanol with the S2 state of the Mn4O5Ca cluster of Photosystem II
Paul H. Oyala, Troy A. Stich, Jamie A. Stull, Fangting Yu, Vincent L. Pecoraro, and R. David Britt
Biochemistry 53, 7914–7928.

175. The Cyanide Ligands of [FeFe] Hydrogenase: Pulse EPR Studies of 13C and 15N-Labeled H-Cluster
William K. Myers, Troy A. Stich, Daniel L. M. Suess, Jon M. Kuchenreuther, James R. Swartz, and R. David Britt
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 136, 12237–12240.

174. One step closer to O2
R. David Britt and Paul H. Oyala
Science. 345, 736.
A Perspective on Electronic structure of the oxygen-evolving complex in photosystem II prior to O-O bond formationby Nicholas Cox and coworkers.

173. Paramagnetic Intermediates Generated by Radical S-Adenosylmethionine (SAM) Enzymes
Troy A. Stich, William K. Myers, and R. David Britt
Accounts of Chemical Research. 47, 2235–2243.

172. The reduction rates of DEPC-modified mutant Thermus thermophilus Rieske proteins differ when there is a negative charge proximal to the cluster
Nicholas E. Karagas, Christie N. Jones, Deborah J. Osborn, Anika L. Dzierlenga, Paul Oyala, Mary E. Konkle, Emily M. Whitney, R. David Britt, and Laura M. Hunsicker-Wang
Journal of Biological Inorganic Chemistry. 19, 1121-1135.

171. The HydG Enzyme Generates an Fe(CO)2(CN) Synthon in Assembly of the FeFe Hydrogenase H-Cluster
Jon M. Kuchenreuther, William K. Myers, Daniel L.M. Suess, Troy A. Stich, Vladimir Pelmenschikov, Stacey A. Shiigi, Stephen P. Cramer, James R. Swartz, R. David Britt, and Simon J. George
Science 343, 424-427.
Perspective by Chris Pickett

2013

170. Radical Intermediate in Tyrosine Scission to the CO and CN- Ligands of [FeFe] Hydrogenase
Jon M. Kuchenreuther, William K. Myers, Troy A. Stich, Simon J. George, Yaser NejatyJahromy, James R. Swartz, and R. David Britt
Science 342, 472-475.
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169. Double Electron-Electron Resonance Probes Ca2+-induced Conformational Changes and Dimerization of Recoverin
William K. Myers, Xianzhong Xu, Congmin Li, Jens O. Lagerstedt, Madhu S. Budamagunta, John C. Voss, R. David Britt, and James B. Ames
Biochemistry 52, 5800–5808.

168. The conformation of P450cam in complex with putidaredoxin is dependent on oxidation state
William K. Myers, Young-Tae Lee, R. David Britt, and David B. Goodin
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 135, 11732–11735.

167. Mechanism, decomposition pathway and new evidences for self-healing of manganese oxides as efficient water oxidizing catalysts: new insights
Mohammad Mahdi Najafpour, Mohsen Kompany-Zareh, Ali Zahraei, DavoodJafarian Sedigh, Hugues Jaccard, Maryam Khoshkam, R. David Britt, and William H. Casey
Dalton Transactions 42, 14603–14611.

166. Role of Oxido Incorporation and Ligand Lability in Expanding Redox Accessibility of Structurally Related Mn4 Clusters
Jacob S. Kanady, Rosalie Tran, Jamie A. Stull, Luo Lu, Troy A. Stich, Michael W. Day, Junko Yano, R. David Britt, and Theodor Agapie
Chemical Science 4, 3986–3996.

165. Structural Insights into [Co4O4(C5H5N)4(CH3CO2)4]+, a Rare Co(IV)-Containing Cuboidal Complex
Troy A. Stich, J. Krzystek, Brandon Q. Mercado, J. Gregory McAlpin, C. André Ohlin, Marilyn M. Olmstead, William H. Casey, R. David Britt
Polyhedron 64, 304–307.

164. Formation of MgO-Supported Manganese Carbonyl Complexes by Chemisorption of Mn(CO)5CH3
Supattra Khabuanchalad, Jatuporn Wittayakun, Rodrigo J. Lobo-Lapidus, Stefan Stoll, R. David Britt, and Bruce C Gates
Langmuir 29, 6279–6286.

163. Electron Paramagnetic Resonance Analysis of a Transient Species Formed During Water Oxidation Catalyzed by the Complex Ion [(bpy)2Ru(OH2)]2O4+
Jamie A. Stull, Troy A. Stich, James K. Hurst, and R. David Britt
Inorg. Chem. 52, 4578–4586.

162. Mechanism of assembly of the dimanganese- tyrosyl radical cofactor of class Ib ribonucleotide reductase: Enzymatic generation of superoxide is required for tyrosine oxidation via a Mn(III)Mn(IV) intermediate
Joseph A. Cotruvo, Jr., Troy A. Stich, R. David Britt, and JoAnne Stubbe
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 135, 4027–4039.

161. NRVS and EPR Spectroscopy of 57Fe-enriched [FeFe] Hydrogenase Indicate Stepwise Assembly of the H-cluster
Jon M Kuchenreuther, Yisong Guo, Hongxin Wang, William K. Myers, Simon J George, Christine A Boyke, Yoshitaka Yoda, Esen Ercan Alp, Jiyong Zhao, R. David Britt, James R Swartz, and Stephen P. Cramer
Biochemistry 52, 818–826.

2012

160. Anomalous Reactivity of Ceric Nitrate in Ruthenium “Blue Dimer”-Catalyzed Water Oxidation
Jamie A. Stull, R. David Britt, Jeanne L. McHale, Fritz J. Knorr, Sergei V. Lymar, and James K. Hurst
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 134, 19973–19976.

159. New Insights into [FeFe] Hydrogenase Activation and Maturase Function
Jon M. Kuchenreuther, R. David Britt, James R. Swartz
PLoS ONE. 7(9): e45850.

158. Conformationally Distinct Five-Coordinate Heme-NO Complexes of Soluble Guanylate Cyclase Elucidated by Multifrequency EPR
Alexander Gunn, Emily R. Derbyshire, Michael A Marletta, and R. David Britt
Biochemistry 51, 8384–8390.

157. Double electron–electron resonance shows cytochromeP450cam undergoes a conformational change in solution upon binding substrate
Stefan Stoll, Young-Tae Lee, Mo Zhang, Richard F. Wilson, R. David Britt, and David B. Goodin
Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. USA. 109, 12888–12893.

156. A 31P NMR Investigation of the CoPi Water-Oxidation Catalyst
Stephen J. Harley, Harris E. Mason, J. Gregory McAlpin, R. David Britt, and William H. Casey
Chem. Eur. J. 18, 10476–10479.
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155. Redox, Heme, and CO in Enzymatic Catalysis and Regulation
Stephen W. Ragsdale, Li Yi, Güneş Bender, Nirupama Gupta, Yan Kung, Lifen Yan, Troy A. Stich, Tzanko Doukov, Lars Leichert, Paul M. Jenkins, Christopher M. Bianchetti, Simon J. George, Stephen P. Cramer, R. David Britt, Ursula Jakob, Jeffrey R. Martens, George N. Phillips, and Catherine L. Drennan
Biochem. Soc. Trans. 40, 501–507.

154. 9-Mercaptodethiobiotin is Generated as a Ligand to the [2Fe-2S]+ Cluster During the Reaction Catalyzed by Biotin Synthase from Escherichia coli
Corey J. Fugate, Troy A. Stich, Esther G. Kim, William K. Myers, R. David Britt, Joesph T. Jarrett
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 134, 9042–9045.

153. Comparison of Cobalt and Manganese in the Chemistry of Water Oxidation
J. Gregory McAlpin, Troy A. Stich, William H. Casey, R. David Britt
Coord. Chem. Rev. 256, 2445–2452.

152. Synthetic Model of the Asymmetric [Mn3CaO4] Cubane Core of the Oxygen-Evolving Complex of Photosystem II
Shreya Mukherjee, Jamie A. Stull, Junko Yano, Theocharis C. Stamatatos, Konstantina Pringouri, Troy A. Stich, Khalil A. Abboud, R. David Britt, Vittal K. Yachandra, George Christou
Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. USA. 109, 2257–2262.

151. A High-Spin Iron(IV)—Oxo Complex Supported by a Trigonal Non-Heme Pyrrolide Platform
Julian P. Bigi, W. Hill Harman, Benedikt Lassalle-Kaiser, Damon M. Robles, Troy A. Stich, Junko Yano, R. David Britt, and Christopher J. Chang
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 134, 1536–1542.

150. Cooperation between bound waters and hydroxyls in controlling isotope-exchange rates
Adele Panasci, J. Gregory McAlpin, C. Andre Ohlin, R David Britt, James Rustad, William H. Casey
Geo. Cosmo. Acta. 78, 18–27.

 

2011

148. A Comparison of Two Yeast MnSODs: Mitochondrial Saccharomyces cerevisiae versus Cytosolic Candida albicans
Yuewei Sheng, Troy A. Stich, Kevin Barnese, Edith B. Gralla, Duilio Cascio, R. David Britt, Diane E. Cabelli, and Joan Selverstone Valentine
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 133, 20878–20889.

147. Hydrogen bonding of tryptophan radicals revealed by EPR at 700 GHz
Stefan Stoll, Hannah Syeda Shafaat, Jurek Krzystek, Andrew Ozarowski, Michael J. Tauber, Judy E. Kim, and R. David Britt
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 133, 18098–18101.

146. Electronic Structure Description of a [Co(III)3Co(IV)O4] Cluster, a Model for the Paramagnetic Intermediate in Cobalt-catalyzed Water Oxidation
J. Gregory McAlpin, Troy A. Stich, C. Andre Ohlin, Yogesh Sundranath, Daniel G. Nocera, William H Casey, and R. David Britt
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 133, 15444–15452.

145. Reduction of the [2Fe-2S] Cluster Accompanies Formation of the Intermediate 9-Mercaptodethiobiotin in Escherichia coli Biotin Synthase
Andrew M. Taylor, Stefan Stoll, R. David Britt, and Joseph T. Jarrett
Biochem. 50, 7953–7963.

144. Electrochemical Water Oxidation with Cobalt-Based Electrocatalysts from pH 0–14: The Thermodynamic Basis for Catalyst Structure, Stability and Activity
James B. Gerken, J. Gregory McAlpin, Jamie Y. C. Chen, Matthew L. Rigsby, William H Casey, R. David Britt, and Shannon S. Stahl
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 133, 14431–14442.

143. Ligation of D1-His332 and D1-Asp170 to the Manganese Cluster of Photosystem II from Synechocystis Assessed by Multifrequency Pulse EPR Spectroscopy
Troy A. Stich, Gregory J. Yeagle, Rachel J. Service, Richard J. Debus, R. David Britt
Biochem. 50, 7390–7404.

142. A Redox Series of Aluminum Complexes: Characterization of Four Oxidation States Including Stabilization of a Triplet, Ligand Biradical State via Exchange Coupling
Thomas W. Myers, Nasrin Kazem, Stefan Stoll, R. David Britt, Maheswaran Shanmugam, and Louise A. Berben
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 133, 8662–8672.

141. On the reactivity of two cobalt(II) heteropolyoxotungstate compounds in aqueous solutions
C. André Ohlin, Stephen J. Harley, J. Gregory McAlpin, Rosalie Hocking, Brandon Q. Mercado, Rene Johnson, Eric M. Villa, Mary Kate Fidler, Marilyn M. Olmstead, Leone S. Spiccia, R. David Britt, and William H. Casey
VIP in Chem. Eur. J. 17, 4408–4417.

2010

140. Solid-state 55Mn NMR Spectroscopy of bis(μ-oxo)dimanganese(IV) [Mn2O2(salpn)2], a Model for the Oxygen Evolving Complex in Photosystem II
Paul D. Ellis, Jesse A. Sears, Ping Yang, Michel Dupuis, Thaddeus T. Boron III, Vincent L. Pecoraro, Troy A. Stich, R. David Britt, and Andrew S. Lipton
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 132, 16727–16729.

139. Formation of a Manganese Tricarbonyl on the MgO Surface from Mn2(CO)10: Characterization by Infrared, Electron Paramagnetic Resonance, and X-ray Absorption Spectroscopies
Supattra Khabuanchalad, Jatuporn Wittayakun, Rodrigo J. Lobo-Lapidus, Stefan Stoll, R. David Britt, and Bruce C. Gates
J. Phys. Chem. B 114, 17212–17221.

138. Interaction of PqqE and PqqD in the pyrroloquinoline quinone (PQQ) biosynthetic pathway links PqqD to the radical SAM superfamily
Stephen R. Wecksler, Stefan Stoll, Anthony T. Iavarone, Erin M. Imsand, Ha Tran, R. David Britt, and Judith P. Klinman
Chem. Comm. 46, 7031-7033.

137. Investigation of the Highly Active Manganese Superoxide Dismutase from
Saccharomyces cerevisiae

Kevin Barnese, Yuewei Sheng, Troy A. Stich, Edith B. Gralla, R. David Britt, Diane E. Cabelli, and Joan Selverstone Valentine
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 132, 12525-12527.

136. Atomic Hydrogen as High-Precision Field Standard for High-Field EPR
Stefan Stoll, Andrew Ozarowski, R. David Britt, and Alexander Angerhofer
J. Magn. Reson. 158–163.

135. Infrared and EPR Spectroscopic Characterization of a Ni(I) Species Formed by Photolysis of a Catalytically Competent Ni(I)-CO Intermediate in the Acetyl-CoA Synthase Reaction
Gunes Bender, Troy A. Stich, Lifen Yan, R. David Britt, Stephen P. Cramer and Stephen W. Ragsdale
Biochemistry 49, 7516–7523.
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134. Nitric Oxide Synthase Stabilizes the Tetrahydrobiopterin Cofactor Radical by Controlling Its Protonation State
Stefan Stoll, Yaser NejatyJahromy, Joshua J. Woodward, Andrew Ozarowski, Michael A. Marletta, and R. David Britt
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 132, 11812–11823.

133. Structural Basis for Hydration Dynamics in Radical Stabilization of Bilin Reductase Mutants
Amanda C. Kohler, David D. Gae, Michael A. Richley, Stefan Stoll, Alexander Gunn, Sunghyuk Lim, Shelley S. Martin, Tzanko I. Doukov, R. David Britt, James B. Ames, J. Clark Lagarias, and Andrew J. Fisher
Biochemistry 49, 6206–6218.

132. EPR Evidence for Co(IV) Species Produced during Water Oxidation at Neutral pH
J. Gregory McAlpin, Yogesh Surendranath, Mircea Dinca, Troy A. Stich, Sebastian A. Stoian, William H. Casey, Daniel G. Nocera, and R. David Britt
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 132, 6882-6883.
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131. Pterin-Centered Radical as a Mechanistic Probe of the Second Step of Nitric Oxide Synthase
Joshua J. Woodward, Yaser NejatyJahromy, R. David Britt, and Michael A. Marletta
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 132, 5105–5113.

130. Binding of Histidine in the (Cys)3(His)1-Coordinated [2Fe-2S] Cluster of Human mitoNEET
Michelle M. Dicus, Andrea Conlan, Rachel Nechushtai, Patricia A. Jennings, Mark L. Paddock, R. David Britt, and Stefan Stoll
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 132, 2037–2049.

129. Multifrequency EPR Studies of Manganese Catalases Provide a Complete Description of Proteinaceous Nitrogen Coordination
Troy A. Stich, James W. Whittaker, and R. David Britt
J. Phys. Chem. B 114, 14178–14188.

128. 13C ENDOR Reveals That the D1 Polypeptide C-Terminus Is Directly Bound to Mn in the Photosystem II Oxygen Evolving Complex
Jamie A. Stull, Troy A. Stich, Rachel J. Service, Richard J. Debus, Sanjay K. Mandal, William H. Armstrong, and R. David Britt
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 132, 446-447.

2009

127. Pyrroloquinoline Quinone Biogenesis: Demonstration That PqqE from Klebsiella pneumoniae Is a Radical S-Adenosyl-L-methionine Enzyme
Stephen R. Wecksler, Stefan Stoll, Ha Tran, Olafur T. Magnusson, Shu-pao Wu, David King, R. David Britt, and Judith P. Klinman
Biochemistry 48, 10151-10161.

 

 126. Effects of pH on the Rieske Protein from Thermus thermophilus: A Spectroscopic and Structural Analysis
Mary E. Konkle, Sarah K. Muellner, Anika L. Schwander, Michelle M. Dicus, Ravi Pokhrel, R. David Britt, Alexander B. Taylor, and Laura M. Hunsicker-Wang
Biochemistry 48, 9848–9857.

125. NO formation by a catalytically self-sufficient bacterial nitric oxide synthase from Sorangium cellulosum
Theodor Agapie, Sandy Suseno, Joshua J. Woodward, Stefan Stoll, R. David Britt, and Michael A. Marletta
Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. 106, 16215-16220.

124. Direct Spectroscopic Observation of Large Quenching of First-Order Orbital Angular Momentum with Bending in Monomeric, Two-Coordinate Fe(II) Primary Amido Complexes and the Profound Magnetic Effects of the Absence of Jahn- and Renner-Teller Distortions in Rigorously Linear Coordination
W. Alexander Merrill, Troy A. Stich, Marcin Brynda, Gregory J. Yeagle, James C. Fettinger, Raymond De Hont, William M. Rieff, Charles E. Schulz, R. David Britt, Philip P. Power
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 131, 12693-12702.

123. General and efficient simulation of pulse EPR spectra
Stefan Stoll and R. David Britt
Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 11, 6614–6625.

 

 122. Reduction of terphenyl iron(II) or cobalt(II) halides in the presence of trimethylphosphine: an unusual triple dehydrogenation of an alkyl group
Chengbao Ni, Bobby D. Ellis, Troy A. Stich, James C. Fettinger, Gary J. Long, R. David Britt and Philip P. Power
Dalton Trans. 5401–5405.

121. Probing the Coupling between Proton and Electron Transfer in Photosystem II Core Complexes Containing a 3-Fluorotyrosine
Fabrice Rappaport, Alain Boussac, Dee Ann Force, Jeffrey Peloquin, Marcin Brynda, Miwa Sugiura, Sun Un, R. David Britt, and Bruce A. Diner
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 131, 4425–4433.

120. Structure of the Biliverdin Radical Intermediate in Phycocyanobilin:Ferredoxin Oxidoreductase Identified by High-Field EPR and DFT
Stefan Stoll, Alexander Gunn, Marcin Brynda, Wesley Sughrue, Amanda C. Kohler, Andrew Ozarowski, Andrew J. Fisher, J. Clark Lagarias, and R. David Britt
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 131, 1986-1995.

2008

119. Metal trafficking for nitrogen fixation: NifQ donates molybdenum to NifEN/NifH for the biosynthesis of the nitrogenase FeMo-cofactor
Jose A. Hernandez, Leonardo Curatti, Constantino P. Aznar, Zinaida Perova, R. David Britt, and Luis M. Rubio
Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. 106, 11679-11684.
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118. Current Models and Mechanism of Water Splitting
Robert M. McCarrick, and R. David. Britt
In “Structure of Photosynthetic Proteins”, WILEY-VCH, invited chapter.

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117. Glutamate-354 of the CP43 polypeptide interacts with the oxygen-evolving Mn4Ca cluster of photosystem II: a preliminary characterization of the Glu354Gln mutant
Melodie A. Strickler, Hong Jin Hwang, Robert L. Burnap, Junko Yano, Lee M. Walker, Rachel J. Service, R. David Britt, Warwick Hillier and Richard J. Debus
Phil. Trans. R. Soc. B 363, 1179-1188.

116. Multifrequency Pulsed Electron Paramagnetic Resonance Study of the S2 State of the Photosystem II Manganese Cluster
Gregory J. Yeagle, M. Lane Gilchrist, Robert M. McCarrick, and R. David Britt
Inorg. Chem. 47, 1803-1814.

115. Characterization of Two Different Five-Coordinate Soluble Guanylate Cyclase Ferrous–Nitrosyl Complexes
Emily R. Derbyshire, Alexander Gunn, Mohammed Ibrahim, Thomas G. Spiro, R. David Britt, and Michael A. Marletta
Biochemistry 47, 3892–3899.

 

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2007

114. Multifrequency Pulsed EPR Studies of Biologically Relevant Manganese(II) Complexes
Troy A. Stich, Simanti Lahiri, Gregory Yeagle, Michelle Dicus, Marcin Brynda, Alexander Gunn, Constantino P. Aznar, Victoria J. DeRose, and R. David Britt
Appl. Magn. Reson. 31, 321-341.

113. No Evidence from FTIR Difference Spectroscopy That Aspartate-342 of the D1 Polypeptide Ligates a Mn Ion That Undergoes Oxidation during the S0 to S1, S1 to S2, or S2 to S3 Transitions in Photosystem II
Melodie A. Strickler, Lee M. Walker, Warwick Hillier, R. David Britt, and Richard J. Debus
Biochemistry 46, 3151–3160.

112. Density Functional Theory calculations on the magnetic properties of the model tyrosine radical-histidine complex mimicking tyrosine radical YD• in Photosystem II
Marcin Brynda and R. David Britt
Research on Chemical Intermediates 33, 1-21.

2006

111. The preparation of a phosphorus doped silicon film from phosphorus containing silicon nanoparticles
R. K. Baldwin, J. Zou, A. Pettigrew. Gregory J. Yeagle, R. David Britt, and Susan M. Kauzlarich
Chem. Comm. 6, 658-660.

110. Coordination environment of a site-bound metal ion in the hammerhead ribozyme determined by 15N and 2H ESEEM spectroscopy
Matthew Vogt, Simanti Lahiri, Charles. G. Hoogstraten, R. David. Britt, and Victoria. J. DeRose.
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 128, 16764-16770.
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109. The 33 kDa protein can be removed without affecting the association of the 23 and 17 kDa proteins with the luminal side of PS II of spinach
Hui Yu, Xianzhong Xu, and R. David Britt
Biochemistry 5, 3404-3411.

108. A Conserved histidine-aspartate pair is required for exo- Vinyl reduction of biliverdin by a cyanobacterial phycocyanobilin:ferredoxin oxidoreductase
Shih-Long Tu, Wesley Sughrue, R. David Britt, and J. Clark Lagarias
J. Biol. Chem. 281, 3127-3136.

2005

107. Spectroscopic and Electronic Structure Studies of the Trinuclear Cu Cluster Active Site of the Multicopper Oxidase Laccase: Nature of Its Coordination Unsaturation
L. Quintanar, J. Yoon, Constantino P. Aznar, Amy E. Palmer, K. K. Andersson, R. David Britt, and Edward I. Solomon.
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 127, 13832-13845.

106. Evidence That Azide Occupies the Chloride Binding Site near the Manganese Cluster in Photosystem II
Hui Yu, Constantino P. Aznar, Xianzhong Xu, and R. David Britt
Biochemistry 44, 12022-12029.

105. Influence of the 33 kDa Manganese-Stabilizing Protein on the Structure and Substrate Accessibility of the Oxygen-Evolving Complex of Photosystem II
Wolfgang Gregor, R. M. Cinco, Hui Yu, Vittal K. Yachandra, and R. David Britt
Biochemistry 44, 8817-8825.

2004

104. EPR Spectroscopic Characterization of the Manganese Center and a Free Radical in the Oxalate Decarboxylase Reaction – Identification of a tyrosyl radical during turnover
Christopher H. Chang, D. Svedruzic, Andrew Ozarowski, Lee Walker, Gregory J. Yeagle, R. David Britt, Alexander Angerhofer, and N. G. J. Richards
J. Biol. Chem. 279, 52840-520849.

103. Coordination of proton and electron transfer from the redox-active tyrosine, YZ, of Photosystem II and examination of the electrostatic influence of oxidized tyrosine, YD•(H+)
Bruce A. Diner, J. A. Bautista, P. J. Nixon, C. Berthomieu, R. Hienerwadel, R. David Britt, Wilfred F. J. Vermaas, and D. A. Chisholm.
Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 6, 4844-4850.

102. Biliverdin Reduction by Cyanobacterial Phycocyanobilin:Ferredoxin Oxidoreductase (PcyA) Proceeds via Linear Tetrapyrrole Radical Intermediates
Shih-Long Tu, Alexander Gunn, Michael D. Toney, R. David Britt, and J. Clark Lagarias
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 126, 8682-8693.

101. Investigation of the Calcium-Binding Site of the Oxygen Evolving Complex of Photosystem II Using 87Sr ESEEM Spectroscopy
Sun Hee Kim, Wolfgang Gregor, Jeffery M. Peloquin, Marcin Brynda, and R. David, Britt
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 126, 7228-7237.

100. ESE-ENDOR Study and DFT Calculations on Oxovanadium Compounds: Effect of Axial Anionic Ligands on the 51V Nuclear Quadrupolar Coupling Constant
Constantino P. Aznar, Yiannis Deligiannakis, E. J. Tolis, T. Kabanos, Marcin Brynda, and R. David Britt
J. Phys. Chem. A 108, 4310-4321.

99. Recent Pulsed EPR Studies of the Photosystem II Oxygen Evolving Complex: Implications as to Water Oxidation Mechanisms
R. David Britt, Kristy A. Campbell, Jeffery M. Peloquin, M. Lane Gilchrist, Constantino P. Aznar, Michelle M. Dicus, J. Robblee, and Johannes Messinger
Biochimica et Biophysica Acta 1655, 158-171.