Thorsten Ritz - Publications

1996-2001 Beckman Instittute University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, Urbana-Champaign, IL 
 1996-2001 Department of Physics University of Ulm, Ulm, Baden-Württemberg, Germany 
 2001-2003 Department of Biology Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA, United States 
 2003- Professor University of California, Irvine, Irvine, CA 
Theoretical Biophysics, Quantum Biology

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Year Citation  Score
2020 Hong G, Pachter R, Essen LO, Ritz T. Electron transfer and spin dynamics of the radical-pair in the cryptochrome from Chlamydomonas reinhardtii by computational analysis. The Journal of Chemical Physics. 152: 065101. PMID 32061221 DOI: 10.1063/1.5133019  0.32
2018 Hong G, Pachter R, Ritz T. Coupling Drosophila Melanogaster Cryptochrome Light Activation and Oxidation of the Kvβ Subunit Hyperkinetic NADPH Cofactor. The Journal of Physical Chemistry. B. PMID 29847128 DOI: 10.1021/Acs.Jpcb.8B03493  0.32
2016 Procopio M, Link J, Engle D, Witczak J, Ritz T, Ahmad M. Kinetic Modeling of the Arabidopsis Cryptochrome Photocycle: FADH(o) Accumulation Correlates with Biological Activity. Frontiers in Plant Science. 7: 888. PMID 27446119 DOI: 10.3389/Fpls.2016.00888  1
2015 El-Esawi M, Glascoe A, Engle D, Ritz T, Link J, Ahmad M. Cellular metabolites modulate in vivo signaling of Arabidopsis cryptochrome-1. Plant Signaling & Behavior. 10: e1063758. PMID 26313597 DOI: 10.1080/15592324.2015.1063758  1
2015 Wiltschko R, Thalau P, Gehring D, Nießner C, Ritz T, Wiltschko W. Magnetoreception in birds: the effect of radio-frequency fields. Journal of the Royal Society, Interface / the Royal Society. 12. PMID 25540238 DOI: 10.1098/Rsif.2014.1103  1
2014 Müller P, Bouly JP, Hitomi K, Balland V, Getzoff ED, Ritz T, Brettel K. ATP binding turns plant cryptochrome into an efficient natural photoswitch. Scientific Reports. 4: 5175. PMID 24898692 DOI: 10.1038/Srep05175  1
2014 Solov'yov IA, Ritz T, Schulten K, Hore PJ. A chemical compass for bird navigation Quantum Effects in Biology. 218-236. DOI: 10.1017/CBO9780511863189.012  1
2011 Janosi L, Keer H, Cogdell RJ, Ritz T, Kosztin I. In silico predictions of LH2 ring sizes from the crystal structure of a single subunit using molecular dynamics simulations. Proteins. 79: 2306-15. PMID 21604304 DOI: 10.1002/Prot.23056  1
2011 Chaves I, Pokorny R, Byrdin M, Hoang N, Ritz T, Brettel K, Essen LO, van der Horst GT, Batschauer A, Ahmad M. The cryptochromes: blue light photoreceptors in plants and animals. Annual Review of Plant Biology. 62: 335-64. PMID 21526969 DOI: 10.1146/Annurev-Arplant-042110-103759  1
2011 Wiltschko W, Wiltschko R, Ritz T. The mechanism of the avian magnetic compass Procedia Chemistry. 3: 276-284. DOI: 10.1016/J.Proche.2011.08.035  1
2011 Ritz T. Quantum effects in biology: Bird navigation Procedia Chemistry. 3: 262-275. DOI: 10.1016/J.Proche.2011.08.034  1
2010 Ritz T, Ahmad M, Mouritsen H, Wiltschko R, Wiltschko W. Photoreceptor-based magnetoreception: optimal design of receptor molecules, cells, and neuronal processing. Journal of the Royal Society, Interface / the Royal Society. 7: S135-46. PMID 20129953 DOI: 10.1098/Rsif.2009.0456.Focus  1
2010 Hill E, Ritz T. Can disordered radical pair systems provide a basis for a magnetic compass in animals? Journal of the Royal Society, Interface / the Royal Society. 7: S265-71. PMID 19906676 DOI: 10.1098/Rsif.2009.0378.Focus  1
2009 Cruz-Chu ER, Ritz T, Siwy ZS, Schulten K. Molecular control of ionic conduction in polymer nanopores. Faraday Discussions. 143: 47-62; discussion 81. PMID 20334094 DOI: 10.1039/B906279N  1
2009 Ritz T, Wiltschko R, Hore PJ, Rodgers CT, Stapput K, Thalau P, Timmel CR, Wiltschko W. Magnetic compass of birds is based on a molecule with optimal directional sensitivity. Biophysical Journal. 96: 3451-7. PMID 19383488 DOI: 10.1016/J.Bpj.2008.11.072  1
2008 Guzmán DL, Roland JT, Keer H, Kong YP, Ritz T, Yee A, Guan Z. Using steered molecular dynamics simulations and single-molecule force spectroscopy to guide the rational design of biomimetic modular polymeric materials. Polymer. 49: 3892-3901. PMID 19784361 DOI: 10.1016/J.Polymer.2008.06.047  1
2008 Winklhofer M, Ritz T. Physical and Chemical Principles of Magnetosensation in Biology Handbook of Biomineralization: Biological Aspects and Structure Formation. 1: 163-179. DOI: 10.1002/9783527619443.ch10  1
2007 Johnsen S, Mattern E, Ritz T. Light-dependent magnetoreception: quantum catches and opponency mechanisms of possible photosensitive molecules. The Journal of Experimental Biology. 210: 3171-8. PMID 17766294 DOI: 10.1242/Jeb.007567  1
2007 Wiltschko W, Freire R, Munro U, Ritz T, Rogers L, Thalau P, Wiltschko R. The magnetic compass of domestic chickens, Gallus gallus. The Journal of Experimental Biology. 210: 2300-10. PMID 17575035 DOI: 10.1242/Jeb.004853  1
2007 Ahmad M, Galland P, Ritz T, Wiltschko R, Wiltschko W. Magnetic intensity affects cryptochrome-dependent responses in Arabidopsis thaliana. Planta. 225: 615-24. PMID 16955271 DOI: 10.1007/S00425-006-0383-0  1
2006 Wang K, Mattern E, Ritz T. On the use of magnets to disrupt the physiological compass of birds Physical Biology. 3: 220-231. PMID 17021386 DOI: 10.1088/1478-3975/3/3/007  1
2006 Thalau P, Ritz T, Burda H, Wegner RE, Wiltschko R. The magnetic compass mechanisms of birds and rodents are based on different physical principles. Journal of the Royal Society, Interface / the Royal Society. 3: 583-7. PMID 16849254 DOI: 10.1098/Rsif.2006.0130  1
2006 Wang K, Ritz T. Zeeman resonances for radical-pair reactions in weak static magnetic fields Molecular Physics. 104: 1649-1658. DOI: 10.1080/00268970600564869  1
2006 Janosi L, Keer H, Kosztin I, Ritz T. Influence of subunit structure on the oligomerization state of light-harvesting complexes: A free energy calculation study Chemical Physics. 323: 117-128. DOI: 10.1016/J.Chemphys.2005.08.038  1
2005 Wiltschko R, Ritz T, Stapput K, Thalau P, Wiltschko W. Two different types of light-dependent responses to magnetic fields in birds. Current Biology : Cb. 15: 1518-23. PMID 16111946 DOI: 10.1016/J.Cub.2005.07.037  1
2005 Mouritsen H, Ritz T. Magnetoreception and its use in bird navigation. Current Opinion in Neurobiology. 15: 406-14. PMID 16006116 DOI: 10.1016/J.Conb.2005.06.003  1
2005 Thalau P, Ritz T, Stapput K, Wiltschko R, Wiltschko W. Magnetic compass orientation of migratory birds in the presence of a 1.315 MHz oscillating field. Die Naturwissenschaften. 92: 86-90. PMID 15614508 DOI: 10.1007/S00114-004-0595-8  1
2004 Sener MK, Park S, Lu D, Damjanovic A, Ritz T, Fromme P, Schulten K. Excitation migration in trimeric cyanobacterial photosystem I. The Journal of Chemical Physics. 120: 11183-95. PMID 15268148 DOI: 10.1063/1.1739400  1
2004 Ritz T, Thalau P, Phillips JB, Wiltschko R, Wiltschko W. Resonance effects indicate a radical-pair mechanism for avian magnetic compass. Nature. 429: 177-80. PMID 15141211 DOI: 10.1038/Nature02534  1
2003 Cintolesi F, Ritz T, Kay CWM, Timmel CR, Hore PJ. Anisotropic recombination of an immobilized photoinduced radical pair in a 50-μT magnetic field: A model avian photomagnetoreceptor Chemical Physics. 294: 385-399. DOI: 10.1016/S0301-0104(03)00320-3  1
2002 Ritz T, Damjanović A, Schulten K. The quantum physics of photosynthesis. Chemphyschem : a European Journal of Chemical Physics and Physical Chemistry. 3: 243-8. PMID 12503169 DOI: 10.1002/1439-7641(20020315)3:3<243::Aid-Cphc243>3.0.Co;2-Y  1
2002 Ritz T, Dommer DH, Phillips JB. Shedding light on vertebrate magnetoreception. Neuron. 34: 503-6. PMID 12062034 DOI: 10.1016/S0896-6273(02)00707-9  1
2002 Hu X, Ritz T, Damjanović A, Autenrieth F, Schulten K. Photosynthetic apparatus of purple bacteria. Quarterly Reviews of Biophysics. 35: 1-62. PMID 11997980 DOI: 10.1017/S0033583501003754  1
2002 Sener MK, Lu D, Ritz T, Park S, Fromme P, Schulten K. Robustness and optimality of light harvesting in cyanobacterial photosystem I Journal of Physical Chemistry B. 106: 7948-7960. DOI: 10.1021/Jp020708V  1
2001 Ritz T, Park S, Schulten K. Kinetics of excitation migration and trapping in the photosynthetic unit of purple bacteria Journal of Physical Chemistry B. 105: 8259-8267. DOI: 10.1021/Jp011032R  1
2001 Ritz T, Schulten K. Physik der Photosynthese: Wie Bakterien die Quantenphysik ausnutzen, um effizient Photosynthese zu betreiben Physikalische BläTter. 57: 49-53. DOI: 10.1002/Phbl.20010570212  1
2000 Ritz T, Damjanović A, Schulten K, Zhang JP, Koyama Y. Efficient light harvesting through carotenoids. Photosynthesis Research. 66: 125-44. PMID 16228415 DOI: 10.1023/A:1010750332320  1
2000 Damjanović A, Ritz T, Schulten K. Excitation transfer in the peridinin-chlorophyll-protein of Amphidinium carterae. Biophysical Journal. 79: 1695-705. PMID 11023878 DOI: 10.1016/S0006-3495(00)76422-8  1
2000 Ritz T, Adem S, Schulten K. A model for photoreceptor-based magnetoreception in birds Biophysical Journal. 78: 707-718. PMID 10653784 DOI: 10.1016/S0006-3495(00)76629-X  1
2000 Damjanovi A, Ritz T, Schulten K. Excitation energy trapping by the reaction center of Rhodobacter Sphaeroides International Journal of Quantum Chemistry. 77: 139-151. DOI: 10.1002/(Sici)1097-461X(2000)77:1<139::Aid-Qua13>3.0.Co;2-S  1
1998 Hu X, Damjanović A, Ritz T, Schulten K. Architecture and mechanism of the light-harvesting apparatus of purple bacteria. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 95: 5935-41. PMID 9600895 DOI: 10.1073/Pnas.95.11.5935  1
1998 Ritz T, Hu X, Damjanović A, Schulten K. Excitons and excitation transfer in the photosynthetic unit of purple bacteria Journal of Luminescence. 310-321. DOI: 10.1016/S0022-2313(97)00286-X  1
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