Cluster of Excellence, University of Freiburg

Prof. Dr. Carola Hunte

Prof. Dr. Carola Hunte

Institute of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (Faculty of Medicine)
University of Freiburg

+49 761 203 5279

10 selected publications:

  • Mechanistic insight from the crystal structure of mitochondrial complex.
    Zickermann V*, Wirth C, Nasiri H, Siegmund K, Schwalbe H, Hunte C*, Brandt U* (2015).
    Science 347,44-49.
    *corresponding
  • Structural analysis of atovaquone-inhibited cytochrome bc1 complex reveals the molecular basis of antimalarial drug action.
    Birth D, Kao WC, Hunte C (2014).
    Nat Comm. 5, 4029.
  • The molecular evolution of the Qo motif.
    Kao WC, Hunte C (2014).
    Genome Biol Evol. 6,1894-1910.
  • Functional modules and structural basis of conformational coupling in mitochondrial complex I.
    Hunte C*, Zickermann V*, Brandt U (2010).
    Science 329, 448-451.
    *equal contribution
  • Structure of complex III with bound cytochrome c in reduced state and definition of a minimal core interface for electron transfer.
    Solmaz SR, Hunte C (2008).
    J Biol Chem. 283, 17542-17549.
  • Structure of a Na+/H+ antiporter and insights into mechanism of action and regulation by pH.
    Hunte C*, Screpanti E, Venturi M, Rimon A, Padan E*, Michel H* (2005).
    Nature 435, 1197-1202.
    *corresponding Lipids in membrane protein structures.
    Palsdottir H, Hunte C (2004).
    Biochim Biophys Acta 1666, 2-18.
  • Crystal structure of the yeast cytochrome bc1 complex with its bound substrate cytochrome c.
    Lange C, Hunte C (2002).
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 99, 2800-2805.
  • Specific roles of tightly bound phospholipids in the yeast cytochrome bc1 complex structure.
    Lange C, Nett JH, Trumpower BL, Hunte C (2001).
    EMBO J. 20, 6591-6600.
  • Structure at 2.3 Å resolution of the cytochrome bc1 complex from the yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae co-crystallized with an antibody Fv fragment.
    Hunte C, Köpke J, Lange C, Roßmanith T, Michel H (2000).
    Structure 8, 669-684.