Prof. Steffen B. Petersen

Prof. Steffen B. Petersen

University of Aalborg, Denmark






1981 Ph.D., University of Copenhagen, Denmark


Publications (Selected)

  1. Thorolfsson M, Ibarra-Molero B, Fojan P, Petersen SB, Sanchez-Ruiz JM, Martinez A. L-phenylalanine binding and domain organization in human phenylalanine hydroxylase: a differential scanning calorimetry study. Biochemistry. 2002 Jun 18;41(24):7573-85.
  2. Wimmer R,AachmannFL, Larsen KL, Petersen SB. NMR diffusion as a novel tool for measuring the association constant between cyclodextrin and guest molecules. Carbohydr Res. 2002 Apr 30;337(9):841-9.
  3. Anna Nilsson, Maria Teresa Neves-Petersen, Hans-Olof Johansson, Jörgen Jansson, Karin Schillén, Folke Tjerneld and Steffen B. Petersen. “Tryptophan-tagged cutinase studied by steady-state fluorescence for understanding of tag interactions in aqueous two-phase systems”. Biochimica et Biophysica Acta (BBA) - Proteins & Proteomics, Volume: 1646, Number: 1-2, Pages: 57-66, 2003
  4. Petersen SB, Jonson V, Fojan P, Wimmer R, Pedersen S. Sorbitol prevents the self-aggregation of unfolded lysozyme leading to an up to 13 degrees C stabilisation of the folded form. J Biotechnol. 2004 Nov 9;114(3):269-78.
  5. Carvalho AS,SantosAM,Neves-PetersenMT, Petersen SB, Aires-Barros MR, e Melo EP. Conformational states of HRPA1 induced by thermal unfolding: effect of low molecular weight solutes.Biopolymers. 2004 Oct 5;75(2):173-86.
  6. Neves-Petersen MT, Petersen SB. Protein electrostatics: a review of the equations and methods used to model electrostatic equations in biomolecules--applications in biotechnology.Biotechnol Annu Rev. 2003;9:315-95. Review.
  7. Snabe T, Petersen SB. Lag phase and hydrolysis mechanisms of triacylglycerol film lipolysis.Chem Phys Lipids. 2003 Sep;125(1):69-82.
  8. K. Thilsing-Hansen,M.T. Neves-Petersen,S.B. Petersen,R. Neuendorf and K. Al-Shamery,H.-G. Rubahn, The luminescence decay of oriented phenylene nanofibers, Phys. Rev. B 72, 115213 (2005).
  9. Polysaccharide based Nanoparticles and Nanoporous matrices. P. Fojan, K. Schwach-Abdellaoui, K. Tommeraas, L. Gurevich and S.B. Petersen. Proceedings NSTI Nanotechnology 2006Boston
  10. Mounting proteins on metal nanoparticles: Statistical analysis of AFM imagesL. Gurevich, P. Fojan, R.K. Saxena and S.B. Petersen, Proceedings NSTI Nanotechnology 2006Boston
  11. Micrometer sized immobilization of protein molecules onto Quartz,Silicium and Gold. Steffen B. Petersen, Maria Teresa Neves-Petersen, Søren Klitgaard, Meg Crookshanks Duroux. Invited Paper, Proceedings of SPIE 6106, 61061Y (2006) PhotonicsWest San Jose.
  12. Novel photonic technique creates micrometer resolution protein arrays and provides a new approach to coupling of genes, peptide hormones and drugs to nanoparticle carriers. M. Duroux, L. Duroux, M.T. Neves-Petersen E. Skovsen and S.B. Petersen, Invited Paper, Proceedings European Materials Research Society, Nice. 2006
  13. Photonic activation of disulfide bridges achieves oriented protein immobilization on biosensor surfaces. Maria Teresa Neves-Petersen, Torben Snabe, Søren Klitgård, Meg Duroux, and Steffen B. Petersen, Cover Page in Protein Science (2006), 15:343–351.
  14. How Gastric Lipase, an Interfacial Enzyme with a Ser-His-Asp Catalytic Triad, Acts Optimally at Acidic pH Henri Chahinian, Torben Snabe, Coralie Attias, Peter Fojan, Steffen B. Petersen, and Frédéric Carrière, Biochemistry, 45 (3), 993 -1001, 2006
  15. Formation of a misfolded conformation during refolding of HRPA1 inthe presence of calcium. Carvalho AS, Neves-Petersen MT, Petersen SB, Aires-Barros MR, Pinho e Melo E. Biochim Biophys Acta. 2005 Feb 14;1747(1):99-107
  16. The interaction of Fusarium solani pisi cutinase with long chain spin label esters. Kristian R. Poulsen, Thomas K. Sørensen, Laurent Duroux, EvamariaI.Petersen Steffen B Petersen and Reinhard Wimmer, Accepted Biochemistry 2006
  17. Thermal denaturation of HRPA2: pH-dependent Conformational Changes. Ana Sofia L. Carvalho , Bruno Sommer Ferreira , Maria Teresa Neves-Petersen, Steffen B. Petersen , Maria Raquel Aires-Barros and Eduardo Pinho Melo. Accepted Enz Microbiol Technol, may 2006.
  18. The 2.1Å crystal structure of Aerococcus viridans L-lactate oxidase (LOX).Ingar Leiros, Ellen Wang, Tonni Rasmussen, Esko Oksanen, 21Heidi Repo, Steffen B. Petersen, Pirkko Heikinheimo and and Edward Hough. Acta Crystallografica F, accepted 2006
  19. Micrometer sized immobilization of protein molecules onto Quartz, Silicium and Gold - art. no. 61061Y, Petersen SB, Neves-Petersen MT, Klitgaard S, et al. Photon Processing in Microelectronic and Photonics V Book Proceedings of the xociety of photo-optical instrumentation engineers (SPIE) Volume: 6106 Pages: Y1061-Y1061 Published: 2006
  20. Quenchers induce wavelength dependence on protein fluorescence lifetimes. / Klitgaard, Søren ; Petersen, Maria Teresa Neves ; Petersen, Steffen B.. I: Journal of Fluorescence. 2006 ; vol. 16, nr. 4, JUL. s. 595-609
  21. UV light blocks EGFR signalling in human cancer cell lines. Olsen BB,Neves-PetersenMT, Klitgaard S, et al. International Journal of Oncology Volume: 30 Issue: 1 Pages: 181-185 Published: JAN 2007
  22. Photophysics and photochemistry of horseradish peroxidase A2 upon ultraviolet illumination, Neves-Petersen, MT, Klitgaard,S., Carvalho, A.S., Aires-Barros, M.R., Melo, Petersen, S.B. Biophysical Journal 92 Issue: 6 Pages: 2016-2027Published: MAR 15 2007
  23. Skovsen, E., Duroux M., Neves-Petersen M. T., Duroux L., and Petersen S. B. "Molecular Printing Using UV-Assisted Immobilization of Biomolecules" – International Journal of Optomechatronics Volume 1, Issue 4 October 2007 , pages 383 - 391
  24. Long wavelength depolarized light scattering from silver nanoparticles Klitgaard S, Shtoyko T, Calander N, et al. CHEMICAL PHYSICS LETTERS Volume: 443 Issue: 1-3 Pages: 1-5 Published: JUL 27 2007
  25. Novel photonic technique creates micrometer resolution protein arrays and provides a new approach to coupling of genes, peptide hormones and drugs to nanoparticle carriers Duroux M, Duroux L, Neves-Petersen MT, et al. AppliedSurface Science, Volume: 253 Issue: 19 Pages: 8125-8129 Published: JUL 31 2007
  26. Light-induced immobilisation of biornolecules as an attractive alternative to microdroplet dispensing-based arraying technologies Author(s): Duroux M, Skovsen E,Neves-PetersenMT, et al. Source: PROTEOMICS Volume: 7 Issue: 19Pages: 3491-3499 Published: OCT 2007
  27. Naturally occurring iodine in humic substances in drinking water in Denmark is bioavailable and determines population iodine intake Author(s): Andersen S, Pedersen KM, Iversen F, et al. Source: British Journal of Nutrition Volume: 99Issue: 2 Pages: 319-325 Published: FEB 2008
  28. Light-powered molecular engineering: a new technology for medical safety applications - art. no.67391A Author(s):Neves-PetersenMT, Duroux M, Skovsen E, et al. Conference Information: Conference on Electro-Optical Remote
  29. Sensing, Detection, and Photonic Technologies and Their Applications, SEP 18-20, 2007Florence,ITALYSource: Electro-optical remote sensing, detection and photonics technologies and their applications. Book Series: Proceedings of the society of photo-optical instrumentation engineers (SPIE) Volume: 6739 Pages: A7391-A7391 Published: 2007
  30. Using light to bioactivate surfaces: A new way of creating oriented, active immunobiosensors (vol 254, pg 1126, 2007) Author(s): Duroux M, Gurevich L,Neves-PetersenMT, et al. Applied Surface Science, Volume: 255 Issue: 5 Pages: 3470-3470 Part: Part 2 Published: DEC 30 2008
  31. Skovsen, Esben ; Neves Petersen, Teresa ; Petersen, Steffen B. ; Duroux, Laurent. Reaching (sub-)micrometer resolution of photo-immobilized proteins using diffracted light beams / Proc. SPIE, Vol. 6848, 68480O (2008); Proc. SPIE / Volume 6848 / Biosensing Labeling for Diagnostics
  32.  The EGFR family of receptors sensitizes cancer cells towards UV light. / Petersen, Steffen B. ; Neves Petersen, Teresa ; Olsen, Birgitte. Optical Interactions with Tissue and Cells XIX. Proceedings of the SPIE, Volume 6854, pp.68540L-68540L-10 (2008).
  33. Maria Teresa Neves-Petersen, Meg Duroux, Esben Skovsen, Laurent Duroux and Steffen B. Petersen. "Printing novel architectures of nanosized molecules with micrometer resolution using light" - Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology. Volume: 9 Issue: 6 Special Issue: Sp. Iss. SI Pages: 3372-3381, 2009
  34. "Role of solvent, pH and molecular size in excited state deactivation of key eumelanin building blocks: implications for melanin pigment photostability" M. Gauden, A. Pezzella, L. Panzella, M.T. Neves-Petersen, E. Skovsen, S. B. Petersen, K. M. Mullen, A. Napolitano, M. d’Ischia and V. Sundström - J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2008, 130 (50), pp 17038–17043
  35. Flash photolysis of cutinase: identification and decay kinetics of transientintermediates formed upon UV excitation of aromatic residues : Flash photolysis studies of cutinase. / Neves Petersen, Teresa ; Klitgaard, Søren ; Skovsen, Esben ; Pascher, Torbjorn ; Polivka, Tomas ; Petersen, Steffen B. ; Yartsev, Arkady ; Sundström, Villy. I: BIOPHYSICAL JOURNAL Volume: 97 Issue: 1 Pages: 211-226
  36. Photonic Immobilization of High Density Protein Arrays Using Fourier Optics. Esben Skovsen, Ane Kold, Maria Teresa Neves-Petersen, and Steffen B. Petersen. PROTEOMICS Volume: 9 Issue: 15 Pages: 3945-3948, 2009

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