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Molecular gold strings: aurophilicity, luminescence and structure–property correlations.

T. P. Seifert, V. R. Naina, T. J. Feuerstein, N. D. Knöfel, P. W. Roesky

Nanoscale 2020, 12, 20065-20088.



Common and Distinct Features of Adult Neurogenesis and Regeneration in the Telencephalon of Zebrafish and Mammals.

N. Diotel, L. Lübke, U. Strähle, S. Rastegar,

Frontiers in Neuroscience 2020, 14.



Bone morphogenetic protein signaling regulates Id1‐mediated neural stem cell quiescence in the adult zebrafish brain via a phylogenetically conserved enhancer module.

G. Zhang, M. Ferg, L. Lübke, M. Takamiya, T. Beil, V. Gourain, N. Diotel, U. Strähle, S. Rastegar,

Stem cells (Dayton, Ohio) 2020.



Benchmark and performance of long-range corrected time-dependent density functional tight binding (LC-TD-DFTB) on rhodopsins and light-harvesting complexes.

B. M. Bold, M. Sokolov, S. Maity, M. Wanko, P. M. Dohmen, J. J. Kranz, U. Kleinekathöfer, S. Höfener, M. Elstner

Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics 2020



Host-Guest Chemistry of Truncated Tetrahedral Imine Cages with Ammonium Ions.

J. C. Lauer, Z. Pang, P. Janßen, F. Rominger, T. Kirschbaum, M. Elstner, M. Mastalerz,

ChemistryOpen 2020, 9, 183-190.



4-Aminophthalimide Amino Acids as Small and Environment-Sensitive Fluorescent Probes for Transmembrane Peptides.

S. Wörner, F. Rönicke, A. S. Ulrich, H.-A. Wagenknecht,

ChemBioChem 2020, 21, 618-622.



Combinatorial Synthesis of Peptoid Arrays via Laser-Based Stacking of Multiple Polymer Nanolayers.

D. S. Mattes, B. Streit, D. R. Bhandari, J. Greifenstein, T. C. Foertsch, S. W. Münch, B. Ridder, C. v. Bojničić-Kninski, A. Nesterov-Mueller, B. Spengler, U. Schepers, S. Bräse, F. F. Loeffler, F. Breitling,

Macromolecular Rapid Communications 2019, 40, 1800533.



Origin of the Solvatochromism in Organic Fluorophores with Flexible Side Chains: A Case Study of Flugi-2.

F. E. Wolff, S. Höfener, M. Elstner, T. A. Wesołowski,

The Journal of Physical Chemistry A 2019, 123, 4581-4587.



New Polyfluorinated Cyanine Dyes for Selective NIR Staining of Mitochondria

A. B. Braun, I. Wehl, D. K. Kölmel, U. Schepers, S. Bräse,

Chemistry – A European Journal 2019, 25, 7998-8002.



Zirconyl Hydrogenphosphate Nanocontainers for Flexible Transport and Release of Lipophilic Cytostatics, Insecticides, and Antibiotics.

V. Rein, A. Meschkov, K. Hagens, N. Redinger, U. Schepers, H. Mehlhorn, U. E. Schaible, C. Feldmann,

Advanced Functional Materials 2019, 29, 1900543.



Controlling the uptake of diarylethene-based cell-penetrating peptides into cells with light.

T. Schober, I. Wehl, S. Afonin, O. Babii, A. Iampolska, U. Schepers, I. V. Komarov, A. S. Ulrich, ChemPhotoChem 2019, 10.1002/cptc.201900019.



Real-Time Observation of Diarylethene-Based Photoswitches in a Cyclic Peptide Environment.

C. Schweigert, O. Babii, S. Afonin, T. Schober, J. Leier, N. C. Michenfelder, I. V. Komarov, A. S. Ulrich, A. N. Unterreiner,

ChemPhotoChem 2019, 3, 1-9.



Biocompatibility of Amine‐Functionalized Silica Nanoparticles: The Role of Surface Coverage.

I.-L. Hsiao, S. Fritsch-Decker, A. Leidner, M. Al-Rawi, V. Hug, S. Diabaté, S. L. Grage, M. Meffert, T. Stoeger, D. Gerthsen, A. S. Ulrich, C. M. Niemeyer, C. Weiss,

Small 2019, 0, 1805400.



Tetrameric Charge-Zipper Assembly of the TisB Peptide in Membranes - Computer Simulation and Experiment.

V. Schneider, P. Wadhwani, J. Reichert, J. Bürck, M. Elstner, A. S. Ulrich, T. Kubar,

The Journal of Physical Chemistry B 2019.



The HMG box transcription factors Sox1a and b specify a new class of glycinergic interneurons in the spinal cord of zebrafish embryos.

V. Gerber, L. Yang, M. Takamiya, V. Ribes, V. Gourain, R. Peravali, J. Stegmaier, R. Mikut, M. Reischl, M. Ferg, S. Rastegar, U. Straehle,

Development 2019



Chasing BODIPY: Enhancement of luminescence in homoleptic bis(dipyrrinato) Zn(II) complexes utilising symmetric and unsymmetrical dipyrrins. 

D. Tungulin, J. Leier, A. B. Carter, A. K. Powell, R. Q. Albuquerque, A.N. Unterreiner, C. Bizzarri,

Chem. Eur. J. 2019, DOI: 10.1002/chem.201806330.




Fluorogenic “photoclick” labelling of DNA using a Cy3 dye.

B. Lehmann, H.-A. Wagenknecht,

Organic & Biomolecular Chemistry 2018, 16, 7579-7582.



Synthesis of Dye‐Modified Oligonucleotides via Copper(I)‐Catalyzed Alkyne Azide Cycloaddition Using On‐ and Off‐Bead Approaches.

C. Schwechheimer, L. DollH.-A. Wagenknecht,

Current Protocols in Nucleic Acid Chemistry 2018, 72, 4.80.81-84.80.13.



Oriented immobilization of a delicate glucose-sensing protein on silica nanoparticles.

A. Leidner, J. Bauer, M. Ebrahimi Khonachah, M. Takamiya, U. Strähle, T. Dickmeis, K. S. Rabe, C. M. Niemeyer,

Biomaterials 2019, 190-191, 76-85.



Reporting pH-sensitive drug release via unpaired spin fluorescence silencing.

M. Eing, B. Olshausen, K.E. Fairfull-Smith, U. Schepers, C. Barner-Kowollik, J.P. Blinco,

Polym. Chem. 2018, 9, 499-505.


Folding Polymer Chains with Visible Light.

C. Heiler, S. Bastian, P. Lederhose, J. P. Blinco, E. Blasco, C. Barner-Kowollik,

Chem. Commun. 2018, 54, 3476-3479.



Remarkable high efficiency of red emitters using Eu(III) ternary complexes.

A. S. Kalyakina, V. V. Utochnikova, M. Zimmer, F. Dietrich, A. M. Kaczmarek, R. Van Deun, A. A. Vaschenko, A. Goloveshkin, M. Nieger, M. Gerhards, U. Schepers, S. Bräse,

Chem. Commun. 2018, 54, 5221-5224.



Photocontrol of Drug Release from Supramolecular Hydrogels with Green Light.

J. Karcher, Z. Pianowski,

Chem. Eur. J. 2018, 24, 11605-11610.



Dimolybdenum Paddlewheel as Scaffold for Heteromultimetallic Complexes: Synthesis and Photophysical Properties.

N. D. Knöfel, C. Schweigert, T. J. Feuerstein, C. Schoo, N. Reinfandt, A.-N. Unterreiner, P. W. Roesky,

Inorg. Chem. 2018, 57, 9364-9375.



Efficiently Photocontrollable or Not? Biological Activity of Photoisomerizable Diarylethenes.

I. V. Komarov, S. Afonin, O. Babii, T. Schober, A. S. Ulrich,

Chem. Eur. J. 2018, 24, 1–11.



Biopebbles: DNA‐Functionalized Core–Shell Silica Nanospheres for Cellular Uptake and Cell Guidance Studies.

A. Leidner, S. Weigel, J. Bauer, J. Reiber, A. Angelin, M. Grösche, T. Scharnweber, C. M. Niemeyer,

Adv. Funct. Mat. 2018, 28, 1707572.



A Trifunctional Linker for Purified 3D Assembled Peptide Structure Arrays.

D. S. Mattes, S. Rentschler, T. C. Foertsch, S. Münch, F. F. Loeffler, A. Nesterov-Müller, S. Bräse, F. Breitling,

Small Meth. 2018, 2, 1700205.



Ultrafast stimulated emission of nitrophenolates in organic and aqueous solutions.

N. C. Michenfelder, H. A. Ernst, C. Schweigert, M. Olzmann, A. N. Unterreiner,

Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 2018, 20, 10713-10720.



Fluorescent Inorganic-Organic Hybrid Nanoparticles.

L.B. Neumeier, M. Khorenko, F. Alves, O. Goldmann, J. Napp, U. Schepers, H. Reichardt, C. Feldmann,

ChemNanoMat 2018, in press (



Fish-Microarray: A Miniaturized Platform for Single-Embryo High-Throughput Screenings.

A.A. Popova, D. Marcato, R. Peravali, I. Wehl, U. Schepers, P.A. Levkin,
Adv. Funct. Mater. 2018, 28, 1703486.



Fluorescent Sulfonate-Based Inorganic-Organic Hybrid Nanoparticles for Staining and Imaging.

M. Poss, E. Zittel, A. Meschkov, U. Schepers, C. Feldmann,

Bioconjugate Chem. 2018, 29, 2818-2828.



Gd-4(3+)[AlPCS4](3)(4-) Nanoagent Generating O-1(2) for Photodynamic Therapy.

M. Poss, E. Zittel, C. Seidl, A. Meschkov, L. Munoz, U. Schepers, C. Feldmann,
Adv. Funct. Mater. 2018, 28, 1801074.



A new structure–activity relationship for cyanine dyes to improve photostability and fluorescence properties for live cell imaging.

C. Schwechheimer, F. Rönicke, U. Schepers, H.-A. Wagenknecht,

Chem. Sci. 2018, 9, 6557-6563.



Significant Fluorescence Enhancement of N,N-Dimethylaminobenzophenone after Embedding as a C-Nucleoside in DNA.

C. Schweigert, N. Gaß, H.-A. Wagenknecht, A.-N. Unterreiner,

ChemPhotoChem 2018, 2, 12-17.



Synthesis of DNA Modified with Boronic Acid: Compatibility to Copper(I)-Catalyzed Azide–Alkyne Cycloaddition.

J. Steinmeyer, H.-A. Wagenknecht,

Bioconjugate Chemistry 2018, 29, 431-436.



"siRNA traffic lights": arabino-configured 2[prime or minute]-anchors for fluorescent dyes are key for dual color readout in cell imaging.

J. Steinmeyer, H.-K. Walter, M. A. Bichelberger, V. Schneider, T. Kubar, F. Rönicke, B. Olshausen, K. Nienhaus, G. U. Nienhaus, U. Schepers, M. Elstner, H.-A. Wagenknecht,

Org. Biomol. Chem. 2018, 16, 3726-3731.



Lanthanide pyrazolecarboxylates for OLEDs and bioimaging.

V. V. Utochnikova, E. V. Latipov, A. I. Dalinger, Y. V. Nelyubina, A. A. Vashchenko, M. Hoffmann, A. S. Kalyakina, S. Z. Vatsadze, U. Schepers, S. Bräse, N. P. Kuzmina,

J. Luminesc. 2018202, 38-46.



Flexibility vs rigidity of amphipathic peptide conjugates when interacting with lipid bilayers.

O. Babii, S. Afonin, T. Schober, I. V. Komarov, A. S. Ulrich,

Biochim. Biophys. Acta 2017, 1859, 2505-2515.



Molecular movement in the Arabidopsis thaliana female gametophyte.

R. M. Erdmann, A. Hoffmann, H.-K. Walter, H.-A. Wagenknecht, R. Groß-Hardt, M. Gehring,

Plant Rep. 2017, 30, 141-146.



Photochemically Induced Folding of Single Chain Polymer Nanoparticles in Water.

C. Heiler, J. T. Offenloch, E. Blasco, C. Barner-Kowollik,

ACS Macro Lett. 2016, 6, 56-61.



An In-Depth Mechanistic Investigation of the Radical Initiation Behavior of Monoacylgermanes.

P. Jöckle, C. Schweigert, I. Lamparth, N. Moszner, A.-N. Unterreiner, C. Barner-Kowollik,

Macromolecules 2017, 50, 8894-8906.



Lanthanide fluorobenzoates as bio-probes: a quest for the optimal ligand fluorination degree.

A. Kalyakina, V. Utochnikova, I. Bushmarinov, I. Le-Deygen, D. Volz,

P. Weis, U. Schepers, N. Kuzmina, S. Bräse,

Chem. Eur. J. 2017, 23, 14944-14953.



Surface modified EuxLa1-xF3 nanoparticles as luminescent biomarkers: Still plenty of room at the bottom.

V. Y. Khudoleeva, V. V. Utochnikova, A. S. Kalyakina, I. M. Deygen, A. A. Shiryaev, Ł. Marciniak, V. A. Lebedev, I. V. Roslyakov, A. V. Garshev, L. S. Lepnev, U. Schepers, S. Bräse, N. P. Kuzmina,

Dyes Pigments 2017, 143, 348-355.



Degradable fluorescent single-chain nanoparticles based on metathesis polymers.

J. T. Offenloch, J. Willenbacher, P. Tzvetkova, C.Heiler, H. Mutlu, C. Barner-Kowollik,

Chem. Commun. 2017, 53, 775-778.



Light-induced functions in DNA.

U. Reisacher, L. Antusch, R. Hofsäß, C. Schwechheimer, B. Lehmann, H.-A. Wagenknecht,

Curr. Opin. Chem. Biol. 2017, 40, 119-126.



Synthesis of Wavelength-Shifting Fluorescent DNA and RNA with Two Photostable Cyanine–Styryl Dyes as the Base Surrogate Pair.

J. Steinmeyer, F. Rönicke, U. Schepers, H.-A. Wagenknecht,

ChemistryOpen 2017, 6, 514-518.



Luminescence Enhancement by p-Substituent Variation.

V. V. Utochnikova, N. N. Solodukhin, A. A. Aslandukov, K. V. Zaitsev, A. S. Kalyakina, A. A. Averin, I. A. Ananyev, A. V. Churakov, N. P. Kuzmina,

Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2017, 107-114.



Europium 2-benzofuranoate: synthesis and use for bioimaging.

V.V. Utochnikova, D. S. Koshelev, A. Medvedko, A. S. Kalyakina,

I. S. Bushmarinov, A. Y. Grishko, U. Schepers, S. Bräse, S. Z. Vatsadze,

Opt. Mat. 2017, 74, 191–196.



“DNA Origami Traffic Lights” with a Split Aptamer Sensor for a Bicolor Fluorescence Readout.

H.-K. Walter, J. Bauer, J. Steinmeyer, A. Kuzuya, C. M. Niemeyer, H.-A. Wagenknecht,

Nano Letters 2017, 17 (4), 2467–2472.



A postsynthetically 2’-“clickable” uridine with arabino configuration and its application for fluorescent labeling and imaging of DNA.

H.-K. Walter, B. Olshausen, U. Schepers, H.-A. Wagenknecht,

Beilstein J. Org. Chem. 2017, 13, 127-137.




Synthesis of Wavelength-shifting DNA Hybridization Probes by Using Photostable Cyanine Dyes.

S. Arndt, H.-K. Walter, H.-A. Wagenknecht,

J. Vis. Exp. 2016, 113, e54121.



Zwitterionic surface coating of quantum dots reduces protein adsorption and cellular uptake.

S. Ashraf, J. Park, M. Bichelberger, K. Kantner, R. Hartmann, P. Maffre, A. H. Said, N. Feliu, J. Lee, D. Lee, G. U. Nienhaus, S. Kim, W. J. Parak,

Nanoscale 2016, 8, 17794–17800.



A Modular Class of Fluorescent Difluoroboranes: Synthesis, Structure, Optical Properties, Theoretical Calculations and Applications for Biological Imaging.

S.P. Bachollet, D. Volz, B. Fiser, S. Münch, F. Rönicke, J. Carrillo, H. Adams, U. Schepers, E. Gomez-Bengoa, S. Bräse, J.P. Harrity,

Chem. Eur. J. 2016, 22, 12430-12438.



Synthetic Wavelength-Shifting Fluorescent Probes of Nucleic Acids.

C. Schwechheimer, M.Merkel, P. R. Bohländer, H.-A. Wagenknecht,

Modified Nucleic Acids 2016, Springer, Berlin, pp. 83-100.



Polarity Sensitive Bioorthogonally Applicable Far-Red Emitting Labels for Postsynthetic Nucleic Acid Labeling by Copper-Catalyzed and Copper-Free Cycloaddition.

Á. Eördögh, J. Steinmeyer, K. Peewasan, U. Schepers, H.-A. Wagenknecht, P. Kele,

Bioconjugate Chem. 2016, 27, 457-464.



Genetic code expansion for multiprotein complex engineering.

C. Koehler, P. F. Sauter, M. Wawryszyn, G. E. Girona, K. Gupta, J. J. M. Landry, M. H.-Y. Fritz, K. Radic, J.-E. Hoffmann, Z. A. Chen, J. Zou, P. S. Tan, B. Galik, S. Junttila, P. Stolt-Bergner, G. Pruneri, A. Gyenesei, C. Schultz, M. B. Biskup, H. Besir, V. Benes, J. Rappsilber, M. Jechlinger, J. O. Korbel, I. Berger, S. Braese, E. A. Lemke,

Nat. Meth. 2016, 13, 997-1000.


Chemical Synthesis of Glycosaminoglycans.

M. Mende, C. Bednarek, M. Wawryszyn, P. Sauter, M. B. Biskup, U. Schepers, S. Bräse,

Chem. Rev. 2016, 116, 8193-8255.



Photoresponsive self-healing supramolecular hydrogels for light-induced release of DNA and doxorubicin.

Z. Pianowski, J. Karcher, K. Schneider,

Chem. Commun. 2016, 52, 3143-3146.



Synthetic Wavelength-Shifting Fluorescent Probes of Nucleic Acids.

C. Schwechheimer, M. Merkel, P. R. Bohländer, H.-A. Wagenknecht, K. Nakatani, Y. Tor,

Nucleic Acids and Molecular Biology, Eds. Springer International Publishing: Cham 2016, 31, 83-100.



Lanthanide 9-anthracenate: solution processable emitters for efficient purely NIR emitting host-free OLEDs.

V. V. Utochnikova, A. S. Kalyakina, I. S. Bushmarinov, A. A. Vashchenko, L. Marciniak, A. M. Kaczmarek, R. Van Deun, S. Bräse, N. P. Kuzmina,

J. Mater. Chem. C 2016, 4, 9848 - 9855.



Functionalized triazolopeptoids - a novel class for mitochondrial targeted delivery.

D. Althuon, F. Rönicke, D. Fürniss, J. Quan, I. Wellhöfer, N. Jung, U. Schepers, S. Bräse,

Org. Biomol. Chem. 2015, 13, 4226 - 4230.



Highly Luminescent, Water-Soluble Lanthanide Fluorobenzoates: Syntheses, Structures and Photophysics, Part I: Lanthanide Pentafluorobenzoates.

A.S. Kalyakina, V.V. Utochnikova, I.S. Bushmarinov, I.V. Ananyev, I.L. Eremenko, D. Volz, F. Rönicke, U. Schepers, R. Van Deun, A.L. Trigub, Y.V. Zubavichus, N.P. Kuzmina, S. Bräse,

Chem. Eur. J. 2015, 21, 17921 - 17932.



Development of a Wavelength-Shifting Fluorescent Module for the Adenosine Aptamer Using Photostable Cyanine Dyes.

H.-K. Walter, P. R. Bohländer, H.-A. Wagenknecht,

ChemistryOpen 2015, 4, 92-96.



Switchable fluorescence by click reaction of a novel azidocarbazole dye.

A. Hörner, D. Volz, T. Hagendorn, D. Fürniss, L. Greb, F. Rönicke, M. Nieger, U. Schepers, S. Bräse,

RSC Adv. 2014, 4, 11528-11534.



Cell-penetrating peptoids: Introduction of novel cationic side chains.

D.K. Kölmel, A. Hörner, F. Rönicke, M. Nieger, U. Schepers, S. Bräse,

ChemistryOpen 2020, 9, 183-190.