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1.         Ralph P. Diensthuber, Motoki Tominaga, Matthias Preller, Falk K. Hartman, Hidefumi Orii, Igor Chizhov, Kazuhiro Oiwa, and Georgios Tsiavaliaris (2015) Kinetic mechanism of Nicotiana tabacum myosin-11 defines a new type of a processive motor. The FASEB Journal. Vol.29, No.1 , Pages: 81-94

2.         Marc Dittmann, Ralf Seidel, Igor Chizhov and Martin Engelhard (2014) Total chemical synthesis of a membrane protein domain analogue containing two transmembrane helices: functional reconstitution of the semisynthetic sensory rhodopsin/transducer complex. Journal of Peptide Science. Volume 20, Issue 2, February 2014, Pages: 137–144,

3.         Chizhov I, Hartmann FK, Hundt N, Tsiavaliaris G (2013) Global Fit Analysis of Myosin-5b Motility Reveals Thermodynamics of Mg2+-Sensitive Acto-Myosin-ADP States. PLoS ONE 8(5): e64797. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0064797

4.         Chizhov, Igor; Zorn, Björn; Manstein, Dietmar J.; and Gärtner, Wolfgang. (2013) Kinetic and Thermodynamic Analysis of the Light-induced Processes in Plant and Cyanobacterial Phytochromes. Biophysical Journal. 105:2210-2220

5.         Müller M, Diensthuber RP, Chizhov I, Claus P, Heissler SM, et al. (2013) Distinct Functional Interactions between Actin Isoforms and Nonsarcomeric Myosins. PLoS ONE 8(7): e70636. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0070636

6.         Chizhov I, Hartmann FK, Hundt N, Tsiavaliaris G (2013) Global Fit Analysis of Myosin-5b Motility Reveals Thermodynamics of Mg2+-Sensitive Acto-Myosin-ADP States. PLoS ONE 8(5): e64797. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0064797

7.         Igor Chizhov. Flash photolysis, in: Encyclopedia of Biophysics, ed. Gordon C.K. Roberts, pp.765-768, Springer (2013)           

8.         Breitsprecher D, Koestler SA, Chizhov I, Nemethova M, Mueller J, Goode BL, Small JV, Rottner K, Faix J. (2011) Cofilin cooperates with fascin to disassemble filopodial actin filaments. J Cell Sci. 2011 Oct 1;124(Pt 19):3305-18.

9.         Diensthuber RP, Müller M, Heissler SM, Taft MH, Chizhov I, Manstein DJ (2011) Phalloidin perturbs the interaction of human non-muscle myosin isoforms 2A and 2C1 with F-actin. FEBS Lett. 2011 Mar 9;585(5):767-71

10.      Young-Jun Kim, Igor Chizhov and Martin Engelhard (2009) Functional Expression of the Signaling Complex Sensory Rhodopsin II/Transducer II from Halobacterium salinarum in Escherichia coli . Photochem.Photobiol. 85:521-528

11.      Taft MH, Hartmann FK, Rump A, Keller H, Chizhov I, Manstein DJ, Tsiavaliaris G. (2008) Dictyostelium myosin-5b is a conditional processive motor. J Biol Chem. 283(40):26902-26910.

12.      Johann P. Klare, Igor Chizhov and Martin Engelhard (2008) Microbial Rhodopsins: Scaffolds for Ion Pumps, Channels, and Sensor. In Bioenergetics, Energy Conservation and Conversion ( Book series: Results and Problems in Cell Differentiation , Vol.45 Schдfer, Gьnter; Penefsky, Harvey (Eds.), Springer Berlin / Heidelberg): 72-122

13.      Kalmbach R, Chizhov I, Schumacher MC, Friedrich T, Bamberg E, Engelhard M. (2007) Functional cell-free synthesis of a seven helix membrane protein: in situ insertion of bacteriorhodopsin into liposomes. J. Mol. Biol. 371(3):639-648

14.      Nadine Mennes, Johann P. Klare, Igor Chizhov, Ralf Seidel, Ramona Schlesinger, Martin Engelhard (2007) Expression of the halobacterial transducer protein HtrII from Natronomonas pharaonis in Escherichia coli. FEBS Letters 581:1487–1494

15.      Chamorovsky S.K., Chamorovsky C.S., Knox P.P., Chizhov I.V., Zubov B.V. (2007) Dynamics of electron transfer from high-potential cytochrome c to bacteriochlorophyll dimer in photosynthetic reaction centers as probed using laser-induced temperature jump. Eur Biophys J. 36(6): 601-608

16.      Klare JP, Bordignon E, Doebber M, Fitter J, Kriegsmann J, Chizhov I, Steinhoff HJ, Engelhard M (2006) Effects of solubilization on the structure and function of the sensory rhodopsin II/transducer complex. J.Mol. Biol. 356 (5): 1207-1221

17.      Klink, B.U., Winter, R., Engelhard, M. und Chizhov, I. (2003) Volume Changes During the Proton Transfer Reactions of Bacteriorhodopsin. In Advances in High Pressure Bioscience and Biotechnology II ed. Winter, R. pp. 227-230. Dortmund: Springer Verlag.

18.      Sergei K. Chamorovsky, Peter P. Knox, Igor V. Chizhov, Boris V. Zubov (2003) Electron transport dynamics at the quinone acceptor site of bacterial photosynthetic reaction centers as probed using fast temperature changes. Eur Biophys J. 32: 537–543

19.      Klink, B. U., R. Winter, M. Engelhard, and I. Chizhov (2002) Pressure Dependence of the Photocycle Kinetics of Bacteriorhodopsin. Biophysical Journal. 83:3490-3498

20.      Friedrich T, Geibel S, Kalmbach R, Chizhov I, Engelhard M, Bamberg E. (2002) Proteorhodopsin, a bR homolog from marine bacteria, acts as a light-driven, bidirectional proton pump. Biophysical Journal .82 (1): 1107 Part 2.

21.      Thomas Friedrich, Sven Geibel, Rolf Kalmbach, Igor Chizhov, Kenichi Ataka, Joachim Heberle, Martin Engelhard and Ernst Bamberg (2002) Proteorhodopsin is a Light-driven Proton Pump with Variable Vectoriality. J.Mol. Biol. 321:821–838

22.      Johann P. Klare, Georg Schmies, Igor Chizhov, Kazumi Shimono, Naoki Kamo, and Martin Engelhard. (2002) Probing the Proton Channel and the Retinal Binding Site of Natronobacterium pharaonis Sensory Rhodopsin II. Biophysical Journal 82:2156–2164.

23.      Igor Chizhov and Martin Engelhard. (2001) Temperature and Halide Dependence of the Photocycle of Halorhodopsin from Natronobacterium pharaonis. Biophysical Journal 81:1600–1612.

24.      Christian Hackmann, Jarmila Guijarro, Igor Chizhov,  Martin Engelhard,  Christoph Roedig, and Friedrich Siebert. (2001) Static and Time-Resolved Step-Scan Fourier Transform Infrared Investigations of the Photoreaction of Halorhodopsin from Natronobacterium Pharaonis: Consequences for Models of the Anion Translocation Mechanism. Biophysical Journal 81:394–406.

25.      Chamorovsky S.K., Knox P.P., Zubov B.V., Chizhov I.V. (2001) Studies of electron transport dynamics in photosynthetic reaction centers using fast temperature changes. Biochemistry (Moscow) 66 (5): 541-547

26.      Georg Schmies, Igor Chizhov, Martin Engelhard. (2000) Functional expression of His-tagged sensory rhodopsin I in Escherichia coli. FEBS Letters 466:67-69

27.      Ansgar A. Wegener, Igor Chizhov, Martin Engelhard and Heinz-Juergen Steinhoff. (2000) Time-resolved Detection of Transient Movement of Helix F in Spin-labelled Pharaonis Sensory Rhodopsin II. J. Mol. Biol. 301:881-891.

28.      G. Schmies, B. Luettenberg, I. Chizhov, M. Engelhard, A. Becker, and E. Bamberg. (2000) Sensory Rhodopsin II from the Haloalkaliphilic Natronobacterium pharaonis: Light-Activated Proton Transfer Reactions. Biophysical Journal 78:967–976. 

29.      Stefan Weiss, Igor Chizhov and Michael A. Geeves. (2000) A flash photolysis fluorescence/light scattering apparatus for use with sub microgram quantities of muscle proteins. Journal of Muscle Research and Cell Motility 21: 423-432.

30.      C. Rüdig, I. Chizhov, O. Weidlich and F. Siebert (1999) Time-resolved step-scan FTIR spectroscopy reveals differencies between early and late M intermediates of bacteriorhodopsin. Biophysical Journal 76:2687–2701

31.      Chizhov I, Sumi M, Kamo N, and M. Engelhard (1999) Temperature dependence of the kinetic isotope effect on the bacteriorhodopsin photocycle. Biophysical Journal 76 (1): A242-A242 Part 2.

32.      Chizhov I., Weiss S., Geeves M. (1999) Transient kinetics of actomyosin using 100 ng of proteins. Biophysical Journal 76 (1): A38-A38 Part 2.

33.      Geeves M.A., Chizhov I. (1998) The use of fast kinetic systems for the study of ng-mu g quantities of purified muscle proteins. Adv. Exp. Med. Biol. 453: 79-89

34.      Igor Chizhov, Georg Schmies, Ralf Seidel, Jens R. Sydor, Beate Lüttenberg and Martin Engelhard. (1998) The photophobic receptor from Natronobacterium pharaonis: Temperature and pH- dependencies of the photocycle of sensory rhodopsin II. Biophysical Journal 75:999-1009

35.      Chizhov I., D.S. Chernavskii, M. Engelhard, K.H. Müller, B.V. Zubov, and B. Hess. (1996) Spectrally silent transitions in the bacteriorhodopsin photocycle. Biophysical Journal 71:2329-2345.

36.      Chizhov I.V., Engelhard M., Chernavskii D.S., Zubov B.V., Hess B (1992) Temperature and pH sensitivity of the "O" intermediate of the bR photocycle. Biophysical Journal 61:1001-1006.

37.      I.V. Chizhov, M. Engelhard, A.V. Sharkov and B. Hess (1992) Two quantum absorption of ultrashort laser pulses by the bacteriorhodopsin chromophore. Structures and Function of Retinal Proteins. (Ed. J.L.Rigaud) Colloque INSERM 221:171-173.

38.      Zubov B.V., Chizhov I.V., Chernavskii D.S., Chernavskaya N.M., Murina T.M., and Prokhorov A.M. (1992) Kinetics of intermediates of the bacteriorhodopsin photocycle upon the laser thermal perturbation. Proc.IOFAN (Moscow) 38:151-193.

39.      Chernavskii D.S., Zubov B.V., and Chizhov I.V. (1992) A physical model of proton transfer in the relaxational part of the Bacteriorhodopsin photocycle. Proc. IOFAN (Moscow) 38:193-202.

40.      Zubov B.V., Kononenko A.A., Chamorovsky S.K., Chizhov I.V. (1991) A study of electron transfers in bacterial photosynthetic reaction center and its complex with multiheme cytochrome-C by a T-jump method. Biologicheskie membrany 8 (5): 483-490

41.      Chernavskii D.S., Chizhov I.V., Lozier R.H., Murina T.M., Prokhorov A.M., Zubov B.V. (1989) Kinetic model of bacteriorhodopsin photocycle: pathway from M state to bR. Photochem.Photobiol. 49:649-653.

42.      Chernavskii D.S., Sharkov A.V., Zubov B.V., Chizhov I.V., Kononenko A.A., Chamorovsky S.K., Chernavskaja N.M. (1989) Physical aspects of bacteriorhodopsin functioning. Izvestija.Acad.Sci.(USSR) 5:701-709.

43.      Zubov B.V., Kononenko A.A., Murina T.M., Nocks P.P., Rubin A.B., Sulimov N.A., Chizhov I.V. (1988) Investigation of the conformational transitions in the photosynthetic reaction centers by means T-jump method. Biofisika (USSR) 33:604-608.

44.      Chernavskii D.S., Duymaev A.K., Savranski V.V., Chernavskaya N.M., Chizhov I.V., Melnik E.I., Vasil'ev G.V., Duykova T.V., Malina Z.A. (1984) On the kinetics of photo-induced proton transport in bacteriorhodopsin: a physical model. Biol. Membranes (USSR) 1:1302-1306.

45.      Zubov B., Murina T.M., Prokhorov A.M., Sulimov N.A., Chernavskaya N.M., Chernavskii D.S., Chizhov I.V. (1983) Investigation of bacteriorhodopsin intermediate relaxation by means of temperature pulse. Biochim. Biophys. Acta 725:162-167.

46.      Zubov B.V., Sulimov N.A., Chernavskaja N.M., Chernavskii D.S., Chizhov I.V. (1982) Kinetics of primary stages of the bacteriorhodopsin photocycle at low temperatures. Biofisika (USSR) 27:357-361.