EMBL Hamburg c/o DESY, Notkestraße 85, 22607 Hamburg, Germany


  • PhD 1982, Dr. of Science 1997, Institute of Crystallography, Moscow.
    At EMBL since 1991.
    Group leader since 2003.
    Senior scientist since 2011.


Total: 444 publication(s)


Grüber G, Svergun DI, Godovac-Zimmermann J, Harvey WR, Wieczorek H, Koch MH. (2000)

Evidence for major structural changes in the Manduca sexta midgut V1 ATPase due to redox modulation. A small angle X-ray scattering study

J. Biol. Chem. 275(39):30082-30087. doi: 10.1074/jbc.m002976200
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Svergun DI, Bećirević A, Schrempf H, Koch MH, Grüber G. (2000)

Solution structure and conformational changes of the Streptomyces chitin-binding protein (CHB1)

Biochemistry 39(35):10677-10683. doi: 10.1021/bi000865p
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Svergun DI, Nierhaus KH. (2000)

A map of protein-rRNA distribution in the 70 S Escherichia coli ribosome

J. Biol. Chem. 275(19):14432-14439. doi: 10.1074/jbc.275.19.14432
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Gabashvili IS, Agrawal RK, Spahn CM, Grassucci RA, Svergun DI, Frank J, Penczek P. (2000)

Solution structure of the E. coli 70S ribosome at 11.5 A resolution

Cell 100(5):537-549. doi: 10.1016/s0092-8674(00)80690-x
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Svergun DI, Malfois M, Koch MH, Wigneshweraraj SR, Buck M. (2000)

Low resolution structure of the sigma54 transcription factor revealed by X-ray solution scattering

J. Biol. Chem. 275(6):4210-4214. doi: 10.1074/jbc.275.6.4210
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Dainese E, Svergun D, Beltramini M, Di Muro P, Salvato B. (2000)

Low-resolution structure of the proteolytic fragments of the Rapana venosa hemocyanin in solution

Arch. Biochem. Biophys. 373(1):154-162. doi: 10.1006/abbi.1999.1514
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Fan LX, Svergun DI, Volkov VV, Aksenov VL, Algalarov CC, Selivanova OM, Shcherbakova IV, Koch M, Gilles R, Wiedenmann A, May R, Serdyuk IN. (2000)

Structural studies of the 30S subunit of ribosomes Thermus thermophilus by small-angle neutron and X-ray scattering

J Appl Crystallogr 33(1):515-518.
Europe PMC

Kozin MB, Svergun DI. (2000)

A software system for rigid-body modelling of solution scattering data

J Appl Crystallogr 33(3 Part 1):775-777.
Europe PMC

Malfois M, Svergun DI. (2000)

sasCIF: an extension of core Crystallographic Information File for SAS

J Appl Crystallogr 33(1):812-816.
Europe PMC

Svergun DI. (2000)

Advanced solution scattering data analysis methods and their applications

J Appl Crystallogr 33(1):530-534.
Europe PMC

Svergun DI, Konarev PV, Volkov VV, Koch MHJ, Sager WFC, Smeets J, Blokhuis M. (2000)

A small angle x-ray scattering study of the droplet-cylinder transition in oil-rich sodium bis(2-ethylhexyl) sulfosuccinate microemulsions

J Chem Phys 113(4):1651-1665. doi: 10.1063/1.481954
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Svergun DI, Kozin MB, Konarev PV, Shtykova EV, Volkov VV, Chernyshov DM, Valetsky PM, Bronstein LM. (2000)

Formation of metal nanoparticles in multilayered poly(octadecylsiloxane) as revealed by anomalous small-angle X-ray scattering

Chem Mater 12(12):3552-3560.
Europe PMC

Svergun DI, Petoukhov MV, Koch MH, König S. (2000)

Crystal versus solution structures of thiamine diphosphate-dependent enzymes

J. Biol. Chem. 275(1):297-302. doi: 10.1074/jbc.275.1.297
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Svergun DI, Shtykova EV, Kozin MB, Volkov VV, Dembo AT, Shtykova EV, Bronstein LM, Platonova OA, Yakunin AN, Valetsky PM. (2000)

Small-angle X-ray scattering study of platinum-containing hydrogel/surfactant complexes

J Phys Chem B 104(22):5242-5250.
Europe PMC


Svergun DI. (1999)

Restoring low resolution structure of biological macromolecules from solution scattering using simulated annealing (vol 76, pg 2879, 1999)

BIOPHYS J 77(5):2896.

Serdyuk I, Ulitin A, Kolesnikov I, Vasiliev V, Aksenov V, Zaccai G, Svergun D, Kozin M, Willumeit R. (1999)

Structure of a beheaded 30 S ribosomal subunit from Thermus thermophilus

J. Mol. Biol. 292(3):633-639. doi: 10.1006/jmbi.1999.3109
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Abele R, Svergun D, Keinänen K, Koch MH, Madden DR. (1999)

A molecular envelope of the ligand-binding domain of a glutamate receptor in the presence and absence of agonist

Biochemistry 38(34):10949-10957. doi: 10.1021/bi982928y
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Aleshin AE, Malfois M, Liu X, Kim CS, Fromm HJ, Honzatko RB, Koch MH, Svergun DI. (1999)

Nonaggregating mutant of recombinant human hexokinase I exhibits wild-type kinetics and rod-like conformations in solution

Biochemistry 38(26):8359-8366. doi: 10.1021/bi990523n
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Sayers Z, Brouillon P, Svergun DI, Zielenkiewicz P, Koch MH. (1999)

Biochemical and structural characterization of recombinant copper-metallothionein from Saccharomyces cerevisiae

Eur. J. Biochem. 262(3):858-865. doi: 10.1046/j.1432-1327.1999.00451.x
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Svergun DI. (1999)

Restoring low resolution structure of biological macromolecules from solution scattering using simulated annealing

Biophys. J. 76(6):2879-2886. doi: 10.1016/s0006-3495(99)77443-6
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Barone G, Sayers Z, Svergun D, Koch MHJ. (1999)

A synchrotron radiation X-ray scattering study of aqueous solutions of native DNA

J Synchrotron Radiat 6:1031-1034. doi: 10.1107/s0909049599007463
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Fan LX, Serdyuk IN, Gilles R, May R, Svergun DI. (1999)

Structural model of the 30S subunit of a ribosome Thermus Thermophilu by small-angle scattering

KFKI PREP R 1999(2):69-71.


Svergun DI, Konrad S, Huss M, Koch MH, Wieczorek H, Altendorf K, Volkov VV, Grüber G. (1998)

Quaternary structure of V1 and F1 ATPase: significance of structural homologies and diversities

Biochemistry 37(51):17659-17663. doi: 10.1021/bi982367a
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Svergun DI, Aldag I, Sieck T, Altendorf K, Koch MH, Kane DJ, Kozin MB, Grüber G. (1998)

A model of the quaternary structure of the Escherichia coli F1 ATPase from X-ray solution scattering and evidence for structural changes in the delta subunit during ATP hydrolysis

Biophys. J. 75(5):2212-2219. doi: 10.1016/s0006-3495(98)77665-9
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Macheroux P, Schönbrunn E, Svergun DI, Volkov VV, Koch MH, Bornemann S, Thorneley RN. (1998)

Evidence for a major structural change in Escherichia coli chorismate synthase induced by flavin and substrate binding

Biochem. J. 335 ( Pt 2):319-327.
Europe PMC

Shilton B, Svergun DI, Volkov VV, Koch MH, Cusack S, Economou A. (1998)

Escherichia coli SecA shape and dimensions

FEBS Lett. 436(2):277-282. doi: 10.1016/s0014-5793(98)01141-7
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Bilgin N, Ehrenberg M, Ebel C, Zaccai G, Sayers Z, Koch MH, Svergun DI, Barberato C, Volkov V, Nissen P, Nyborg J. (1998)

Solution structure of the ternary complex between aminoacyl-tRNA, elongation factor Tu, and guanosine triphosphate

Biochemistry 37(22):8163-8172. doi: 10.1021/bi9802869
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König S, Svergun DI, Volkov VV, Feigin LA, Koch MH. (1998)

Small-angle X-ray solution-scattering studies on ligand-induced subunit interactions of the thiamine diphosphate dependent enzyme pyruvate decarboxylase from different organisms

Biochemistry 37(15):5329-5334. doi: 10.1021/bi972125v
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Schönbrunn E, Svergun DI, Amrhein N, Koch MH. (1998)

Studies on the conformational changes in the bacterial cell wall biosynthetic enzyme UDP-N-acetylglucosamine enolpyruvyltransferase (MurA)

Eur. J. Biochem. 253(2):406-412. doi: 10.1046/j.1432-1327.1998.2530406.x
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Svergun DI, Richard S, Koch MH, Sayers Z, Kuprin S, Zaccai G. (1998)

Protein hydration in solution: experimental observation by x-ray and neutron scattering

Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 95(5):2267-2272. doi: 10.1073/pnas.95.5.2267
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Svergun DI, Shtykova EV, Dembo AT, Bronstein LM, Platonova OA, Yakunin AN, Valetsky PM, Khokhlov AR. (1998)

Size distributions of metal nanoparticles in polyelectrolyte gels

J Chem Phys 109(24):11109-11116. doi: 10.1063/1.477749
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Svergun DI. (1997)

A weighted rotation function

ACTA CRYSTALLOGR D 53:789-791. doi: 10.1107/S0907444997006197
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Kozin MB, Volkov VV, Svergun DI. (1997)

ASSA, a program for three-dimensional rendering in solution scattering from biopolymers

J APPL CRYSTALLOGR 30(2):811-815.

Svergun DI. (1997)

Restoring three-dimensional structure of biopolymers from solution scattering

J APPL CRYSTALLOGR 30(2):792-797. doi: 10.1107/S0021889897001039

Svergun DI, Volkov VV, Kozin MB, Stuhrmann HB, Barberato C, Koch MHJ. (1997)

Shape determination from solution scattering of biopolymers

J APPL CRYSTALLOGR 30(2):798-802. doi: 10.1107/S0021889897001714

Svergun DI, Burkhardt N, Pedersen JS, Koch MHJ, Volkov VV, Kozin MB, Meerwink W, Stuhrmann HB, Diedrich G, Nierhaus KH. (1997)

Solution scattering structural analysis of the 70 S Escherichia coli ribosome by contrast variation .1. Invariants and validation of electron microscopy models

J MOL BIOL 271(4):588-601. doi: 10.1006/jmbi.1997.1190
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Svergun DI, Burkhardt N, Pedersen JS, Koch MHJ, Volkov VV, Kozin MB, Meerwink W, Stuhrmann HB, Diedrich G, Nierhaus KH. (1997)

Solution scattering structural analysis of the 70 S Escherichia coli ribosome by contrast variation .2. A model of the ribosome and its RNA at 3.5 nm resolution

J MOL BIOL 271(4):602-618.
Europe PMC

Burkhardt N, Diedrich G, Nierhaus KH, Meerwinck W, Stuhrmann HB, Pedersen JS, Koch MHJ, Volkov VV, Kozin MB, Svergun DI. (1997)

Architecture of the E-coli 70S ribosome

PHYSICA B 234:199-201.

Kozin MB, Volkov VV, Svergun DI. (1997)

A compact algorithm for evaluating linear prolate functions

IEEE T SIGNAL PROCES 45(4):1075-1078. doi: 10.1109/78.564197

Svergun DI, Barberato C, Koch MH, Fetler L, Vachette P. (1997)

Large differences are observed between the crystal and solution quaternary structures of allosteric aspartate transcarbamylase in the R state

Proteins 27(1):110-117. doi: 10.1002/(sici)1097-0134(199701)27:1<110::aid-prot11>3.3.co;2-x
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Kozin MB, Svergun DI. (1996)

Small-angle scattering data processing using linear prolate spheroidal functions

KRISTALLOGRAFIYA+ 41(5):817-825.

Svergun DI, Volkov VV, Kozin MB, Stuhrmann HB. (1996)

New developments in direct shape determination from small-angle scattering .2. Uniqueness

ACTA CRYSTALLOGR A 52:419-426. doi: 10.1107/S0108767396000177

Svergun DI, Koch MHJ, Pedersen JS, Serdyuk IN. (1996)

Structural model of the 50S subunit of E-coli ribosomes from solution scattering

BASIC LIFE SCI 64:149-174.
Europe PMC


Svergun DI. (1992)

Determination of the regularization parameter in indirect-transform methods using perceptual criteria

J Appl Crystallogr 25:495-503.
Europe PMC