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Dr. Marco Marcia

Marco Marcia

Marco Marcia

  • PhD 2010, Max Planck Institute of Biophysics and J.W. Goethe Universität, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
  • Postdoctoral research at Yale University in New Haven, USA
  • Group Leader at EMBL from September 2014


Marcia M. and Pyle A.M., Principles of ion recognition in RNA: insights from the group II intron structures. RNA (2014), 20:516-527.

Zhang C., Allegretti M., Vonck J., Langer J.D., Marcia M., Peng G., Michel H., Production of fully assembled and active Aquifex aeolicus F1FO ATP synthase in Escherichia coli. BBA General Subjects (2014), 1840:34-40. PMID: 24005236.

Marcia M., Elisabeth Humphris-Narayanan, Kevin S. Keating, Srinivas Somarowthu, Kanagalaghatta Rajashankar, and Pyle A.M., Solving nucleic acid structures by molecular replacement: examples from group II intron studies. Acta Crystallographica Section D – Biological Crystallography (2013), 69:2174-2185. PMID: 24189228

Zhang C., Marcia M., Langer J.D., Peng G., Michel H., Role of the N-terminal signal peptide in the membrane insertion of Aquifex aeolicus F1FO ATP synthase c-subunit. FEBS Journal (2013), 280:3425-3435. PMID: 23663226.

Marcia M., Somarowthu S., Pyle A.M., Now on display: a gallery of group II intron structures at different stages of catalysis. Mobile DNA (2013), 4:14. PMID: 23634971.

Marcia M. and Pyle A.M., Visualizing group II intron catalysis through the stages of splicing. Cell (2012), 151:497-507. PMID: 23101623.

Vanni S., Campomanes P., Marcia M., Rothlisberger U., Ion binding and internal hydration in the multidrug resistance secondary active transporter NorM investigated by molecular dynamics simulations. Biochemistry (2012), 51:1281-1287. PMID: 22295886.

Hedderich T., Marcia M., Koepke J., Michel H., PICKScreens, a new database for the comparison of crystallization screens for biological macromolecules. Journal of Crystal Growth and Design (2011), 11: 488-491.

Marcia M., Langer J.D., Parcej D., Vogel V., Peng G., Michel H., Characterizing a monotopic membrane enzyme. Biochemical, enzymatic and crystallization studies on Aquifex aeolicus sulfide:quinone oxidoreductase. BBA Biomembranes (2010), 1798:2114-2123. PMID: 20691146.

Marcia M., Ermler U., Peng G., Michel H., A new structure-based classification of sulfide:quinone oxidoreductases. Proteins. Structure, function and bioinformatics (2010), 78:1073-1083. PMID: 20077566.

Marcia M., Ermler U., Peng G., Michel H., The structure of Aquifex aeolicus sulfide:quinone oxidoreductase, a basis to understand sulfide detoxification and respiration. PNAS (2009), 106:9625-30. PMID: 19487671.