20. The primary structural photoresponse of phytochrome proteins captured by a femtosecond X-ray laser

Elin Claesson, Weixiao Yuan Wahlgren, Heikki Takala, Suraj Pandey, Leticia Castillon, Valentyna Kuznetsova, Leocadie Henry, Melissa Carrillo, Matthijs Panman, Joachim Kübel, Rahul Nanekar, Linnéa Isaksson, Amke Nimmrich, Andrea Cellini, Dmitry Morozov, Michał Maj, Moona Kurttila, Robert Bosman, Eriko Nango, Rie Tanaka, Tomoyuki Tanaka, Luo Fangjia, So Iwata, Shigeki Owada,Keith Moffat, Gerrit Groenhof, Emina A. Stojkovic, Janne A. Ihalainen, Marius Schmidt and Sebastian Westenhoff
eLife. (2020), 9:e53514 DOI: 10.7554/eLife.53514

19. Transient IR Spectroscopy Identifies Key Interactions and Unravels New Intermediates in the Photocycle of a Bacterial Phytochrome

Joachim Kübel, Manoop Chenchilyan, Saik Ann Ooi, Emil Gustavsson, Linnéa Isaksson, Valentyna Kuznetsova, Janne A. Ihalainen, Sebastian Westenhoff and Michał Maj*
Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. (2020), DOI: 10.1039/C9CP06995J FRONT COVER ARTICLE

18. Ultrafast Chemical Exchange Dynamics of Hydrogen Bonds Observed via Isonitrile Infrared Sensors: Implications for Biomolecular Studies

Joachim Kübel, Giseong Lee, Saik Ann Ooi, Sebastian Westenhoff, Hogyu Han, Minhaeng Cho and Michał Maj*
J. Phys. Chem. Lett. (2019), 10, 24, 7878-7883


17. Structural polymorphs suggest competing pathways for the formation of amyloid fibrils that diverge from a common intermediate species

Lauren E. Buchanan, Michał Maj, Emily B. Dunkelberger, Pin-Nan Cheng, James S. Nowick and  Martin T. Zanni, Biochemistry (2019), 57 (46), 6470-6478

16. Two-dimensional spectroscopy is being used to address core scientific questions in biology and materials science

Megan K. Petti, Justin P. Lomont, Michał Maj and Martin T. Zanni, J. Phys. Chem. B. (2018), 122 (6), 1771-1780

15. Spectroscopic signature for stable β-amyloid fibrils versus β-sheet-rich oligomers

Justin P. Lomont, Kacie L. Rich, Michał Maj, Jia-Jung Ho, Joshua S. Ostrander and Martin T. Zanni, J. Phys. Chem. B. (2018), 122 (1), 144-153

14. Site-specific detection of protein secondary structure using 2D IR dihedral indexing: A proposed assembly mechanism of oligomeric hIAPP

Michał Maj, Justin P. Lomont, Kacie L. Rich, Ariel M. Alperstein and Martin T. Zanni, Chem. Sci. (2018), 9 (2), 463-474

13. Probing the Effects of Gating on the Ion Occupancy of the K+ Channel Selectivity Filter Using Two-Dimensional Infrared Spectroscopy

Huong T. Kratochvil, Michał Maj, Kimberly Matulef, Alvin W. Annen, Jared Ostmeyer, Eduardo Perozo, Benoît Roux, Francis I. Valiyaveetil and Martin T. Zanni, J. Am. Chem. Soc. (2017), 139 (26), 8837-8845

12. Correction to “Isonitrile as an Ultrasensitive Infrared Reporter of Hydrogen-Bonding Structure and Dynamics”

Michał Maj, Changwoo Ahn, Bartosz Błasiak, Kyungwon Kwak, Hogyu Han and Minhaeng Cho, J. Phys. Chem. B. (2016), 120 (50), 13001-13001

11. Isonitrile as an ultrasensitive infrared reporter of hydrogen-bonding structure and dynamics

Michał Maj, Changwoo Ahn, Bartosz Błasiak, Kyungwon Kwak, Hogyu Han and Minhaeng Cho, J. Phys. Chem. B. (2016), 120 (39), 10167-10180

10. Instantaneous ion configurations in the K+ ion channel selectivity filter revealed by 2D IR spectroscopy

Huong T. Kratochvil, Joshua K. Carr, Kimberly Matulef, Alvin W. Annen, Hui Li, Michał Maj, Jared Ostmeyer, Arnaldo L. Serrano, H Raghuraman, Sean D. Moran, JL Skinner, Eduardo Perozo, Benoît Roux, Francis I. Valiyaveetil and Martin T. Zanni, Science (2016), 353 (6303), 1040-1044

9. Site-specific characterization of cytochrome P450cam conformations by infrared spectroscopy

Edward J. Basom, Michał Maj, Minhaeng Cho, Megan C. Thielges, Anal. Chem. (2016), 88 (12), 6598-6606

8. Ultrafast Structural Fluctuations of Myoglobin‐Bound Thiocyanate and Selenocyanate Ions Measured with Two‐Dimensional Infrared Photon Echo Spectroscopy

Michał Maj, Kyungwon Kwak and Minhaeng Cho, ChemPhysChem (2015), 16 (16), 3468-3476

7. Modulation of the hydrogen bonding structure of water by renal osmolytes

Pramod Kumar Verma, Hochan Lee, Joon-Young Park, Joon-Hyung Lim, Michał Maj, Jun-Ho Choi, Kyung-Won Kwak and Minhaeng Cho, J. Phys. Chem. Lett. (2015), 6 (14), 2773-2779

6. Distributed multipolar expansion approach to calculation of excitation energy transfer couplings

Bartosz Błasiak, Michał Maj, Minhaeng Cho and Robert W Góra, J. Chem. Theory Comput. (2015), 11 (7), 3259-3266

5. β-Isocyanoalanine as an IR probe: comparison of vibrational dynamics between isonitrile and nitrile-derivatized IR probes

Michał Maj, Changwoo Ahn, Dorota Kossowska, Kwanghee Park, Kyungwon Kwak, Hogyu Han and Minhaeng Cho, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. (2015), 17 (17), 11770-11778

4. Infrared Pump–Probe Study of Nanoconfined Water Structure in Reverse Micelle

Jooyong Lee, Michał Maj, Kyungwon Kwak, Minhaeng Cho, J. Phys. Chem. Lett. (2014), 5 (19), 3404-3407

3. Vibrational dynamics of thiocyanate and selenocyanate bound to horse heart myoglobin

Michał Maj, Younjun Oh, Kwanghee Park, Jooyong Lee, Kyung-Won Kwak, Minhaeng Cho, J. Chem. Phys. (2014), 140 (23), 06B618_1

2. Induced optical activity of DNA-templated cyanine dye aggregates: Exciton coupling theory and TD-DFT studies

Michał Maj, Jonggu Jeon, Robert W Góra and Minhaeng Cho, J. Phys. Chem. A. (2013), 117 (29), 5909-5918

1. Resonance-assisted hydrogen bonds revisited. Resonance stabilization vs. charge delocalization

Robert W Góra, Michał Maj and Sławomir J Grabowski, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. (2013), 15 (7), 2514-2522