Cluster of Excellence –
University of Freiburg

Prof. Dr. Carola Hunte

Prof. Dr. Carola Hunte

BIOSS and Institute for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Freiburg

+49 761 203 5279


10 selected publications:

  • 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.
  • Functional modules and structural basis of conformational coupling in mitochondrial complex I
    Hunte C, Zickermann V und Brandt U (2010).
    Science 329, 448-451 
  • Structure of complex III with bound cytochrome c in reduced state and definition of a minimal core interface for electron transfer.
    Solmaz SR and Hunte C (2008)
    J Biol. Chem. 283, 17542-17549
  • Crucial steps in the structure determination of the Na+/H+ antiporter NhaA in its native conformation.
    Screpanti E, Padan E, Rimon A, Michel H, Hunte C (2006) 
    J. Mol. Biol. 362, 192-202
  • 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
  • Cardiolipin stabilizes respiratory chain supercomplexes.
    Pfeiffer K, Gohil V, Stuart RA, Hunte C, Brandt U, Greenberg ML, Schägger H (2003) 
    J. Biol. Chem. 278, 52873-52880
  • Structure of the yeast cytochrome bc1 complex with a hydroxyquinone anion Qo inhibitor bound.
    Palsdottir H, Lojero GC, Trumpower BL, Hunte C (2003) 
    J. Biol. Chem. 278, 31303-31311
  • Crystal structure of the yeast cytochrome bc1 complex with its bound substrate cytochrome c.
    Lange C, Hunte C (2002)
    Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA  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