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Biography

Giovanni Venturoli

Department of Pharmacy and Biotechnology

University of Bologna, Italy

Associate Professor


Email: giovanni.venturoli@unibo.it

Qualifications
1978 Ph.D., University of Bologna, Italy, Biophysics


Publications (Selected)

  1. Malferrari, M., Mezzetti, A., Francia, F., Venturoli, G. (2013), Effects of dehydration on light-induced conformational changes in bacterial photosynthetic reaction centers probed by optical and differential FTIR spectroscopy., Biochimica et Biophysica Acta. Bioenergetics 1827, 328-339.
  2. Malferrari, M. Francia, F., Venturoli, G. (2011) Coupling between Electron Transfer and Protein-Solvent Dynamics: FTIR and Laser-Flash Spectroscopy Studies in Photosynthetic Reaction Center Films at Different Hydration Levels, The Journal of Physical Chemistry B 115, 14732-14750.
  3. Francia, F., Dezi M., Mallardi, A., Palazzo, G., Cordone, L. and G. Venturoli (2008), Protein-matrix coupling/uncoupling in “dry” systems of photosynthetic reaction center embedded in trehalose/sucrose: the origin of trehalose peculiarity, Journal of the American Chemical Society 130, 10240-10246.
  4. Veronesi, G., Giachini, L., Francia, F., Mallardi, A., Palazzo, G., Boscherini, F. and G. Venturoli (2008) The Fe2+ site of photosynthetic reaction centers probed by multiple scattering XAFS spectroscopy: improving structure resolution in dry matrices, Biophysical Journal 95, 814-822.
  5. Giachini, L., Francia, F., Veronesi, G., Lee, D.W., Daldal, F., Huang, L.S., Berry, E.A., Cocco, T., Papa, S., Boscherini, F. and G. Venturoli (2007), X-ray absorption studies of Zn2+ binding sites in bacterial, avian, and bovine cytochrome bc1 complexes, Biophysical Journal 93, 2934-2951.
  6. Francia, F., Palazzo, G., Mallardi, A., Cordone, L. and Venturoli, G. (2003) Residual water modulates QA-to QBelectron transfer in bacterial reaction centers embedded in trehalose amorphous matrices, Biophysical Journal 85, 2760-2775.