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©2017 WILEY-VCHMacromolecular Bioscience 2017, 17(10), Article Number: 1700307The special issue of Macromolecular Bioscience with the title “From Polymers to Functional Biomaterials” Guest-Edited by Tanja Weil (MPIP) and Matthias Barz (Johannes Gutenberg-University Mainz)

T. Weil, M. Barz “From Polymers to Functional Biomaterials”

Macromolecular Bioscience 2017, 17(10), Article Number: 1700307
The special issue of Macromolecular Bioscience with the title “From Polymers to Functional Biomaterials” Guest-Edited by Tanja Weil (MPIP) and Matthias Barz (Johannes Gutenberg-University Mainz)



  1. D. Y.W. Ng, R. Vill, Y. Wu, K. Koynov, Y. Tokura, W. Liu, S. Sihler, A. Kreyes, S. Ritz, H. Barth, U. Ziener, T. Weil Directing intracellular supramolecular assembly with N-heteroaromatic quaterthiophene analogues Nature Communications 8, 1850 (2017)
  2. J. Gacanin, A. Kovtun, S. Fischer, V. Schwager, J. Quambusch, S. L. Kuan, W. Liu, F. Boldt, C. Li, Z. Yang, D. Liu, Y. Wu, T. Weil, H. Barth, and A. Ignatius. Spatiotemporally Controlled Release of Rho-Inhibiting C3 Toxin from a Protein–DNA Hybrid Hydrogel for Targeted Inhibition of Osteoclast Formation and Activity. Adv. Healthcare Mater. 6, 1700392 (2017)
  3. T. Weil, M. Barz “From Polymers to Functional BiomaterialsMacromolecular Bioscience 17(10), Article Number: 1700307 (2017)
  4. C. Seidler, D. Y.W. Ng, T. Weil. Native protein hydrogels by dynamic boronic acid chemistry. Tetrahedron 73, 4979-4987 (2017)
  5. M. Sison, S. Chakrabortty, J. Extermann, A. Nahas, P.J. Marchand, A. Lopez, T. Weil, T. Lasser. 3D Time-lapse Imaging and Quantification of Mitochondrial Dynamics. Sci. Rep. 7:43275, DOI:10.1038/srep43275 (2017).
  6. Z. Zuo, T. Syrovets, Y. Wu, S. Hafner, I. Vernikouskaya, W. Liu, G. Ma, T. Weil, T. Simmet, V. Rasche. The CAM cancer xenograft as a model for initial evaluation of MR labelled compounds. Sci. Rep. 7:46690, DOi:10.1038/srep46690 (2017) 
  7. S. Rode, M. Hayn, A. Röcker, S. Sieste, M. Lamla, D. Markx, C. Meier, F. Kirchhoff, P. Walther, M. Fändrich, T. Weil, J. Muench. Generation and characterization of virus infection-enhancing peptide nanofibrils functionalized with fluorescent labels. Bioconjug. Chem. 28(4), 1260-1270 (2017)
  8. S. Chakrabortty, M. Sison, Y. Wu, A. Ladenburger, G. Pramanik, J. Biskupek, J. Extermann, U. Kaiser, T. Lasser, T. Weil. NIR-emitting and Photo-thermal Active Nanogold as Mitochondria-Specific Probes. Biomater. Sci. 5(5), 966-971, (2017).
  9. N. Guidi, M. Sacma, L. Ständker, K. Soller, G. Marka, K. Eiwen, J.M. Weiss, F. Kirchhoff, T. Weil, J.A. Cancelas, M.C. Florian, H. Geiger. Osteopontin attenuates aging-associated phenotypes of hematopoietic stem cells. EMBO J. DOI:10.15252/embj.201694969 (2017).
  10. A. Riegger, C. Chen, O. Zirafi, N. Daiss, Debashish Mukherji, K. Walter, Y. Tokura, B. Stöckle, K. Kremer, F. Kirchhoff, D.Y.W. Ng, P.C. Hermann, J. Münch, T. Weil. Synthesis of Peptide-Functionalized Poly(bis-sulfone) Copolymers Regulating HIV-1 Entry and Cancer Stem Cell Migration. ACS Macro Lett. 6, 241−246 (2017).
  11. B. Hammer, Y. Wu, S. Fischer, W. Liu, T. Weil, K. Müllen. Controlling Cellular Uptake and Toxicity of Polyphenylene Dendrimers by Chemical Functionalization, ChemBioChem 18(10), 960-964 (2017)
  12. S. Chakrabortty, B.K. Agrawalla, A. Stumper, S. Fischer, C. Reichardt, M. Kögler, B. Dietzek, S. Rau, T. Weil. Mitochondria Targeted Protein-Ruthenium Photosensitizer for Efficient Photodynamic Applications. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 139, 6, 2512-2519 (2017).
  13. D. Heinz, F. Huber, M. Spiess, M. Asad, L. Wu, O. Rettig, D. Wu, B. Neuschl, S. Bauer, Y. Wu, S. Chakrabortty, N. Hibst, S. Strehle, T. Weil, K. Thonke, F. Scholz. GaInN Quantum Wells as Optochemical Transducers for Chemical Sensors and Biosensors. IEEE J. Select. Top. Quant. Elect. 23, 2, Nr, 1900109 (2017).
  14. B. Pelaz, C. Alexiou, R.A. Alvarez Puebla, F. Alves, A.M. Andrews, S. Ashraf, L.P. Balogh, L. Ballerini, A. Bestetti, C. Brendel, S. Bosi, M. Carril, W.C.W. Chan, C. Chen, X. Chen, X. Chen, Z. Cheng, D. Cui, J. Du, C. Dullin, A. Escudero, N. Feliu, M. Gao, M. George, A. Grünweller, Z. Gu, Y. Gogotsi, N.J. Halas, N. Hampp, R.K. Hartmann, M.C. Hersam, P. Hunziker, J. Jian, X. Jiang, P. Jungebluth, P. Kadhiresan, K. Kataoka, A. Khademhosseini, J. Kopecek, N.A. Kotov, H.F. Krug, D. Soo Lee, C.-M. Lehr, K.W. Leong, X.-J. Liang, M. Lim, L.M. Liz Marzán, X. Ma, P. Macchiarini, H. Meng, H. Möhwald, P. Mulvaney, A.E. Nel, S. Nie, P. Nordlander, T. Okano, J. Oliveira, T. Hyun Park, R.M. Penner, M. Prato, Victor Puntes, V. Rotello, A. Samarakoon, R.E. Schaak, Y. Shen, S. Sjoqvist, A.G. Skirtach, M.G. Soliman, M.M. Stevens, B.Z Tang, R Tietze, S. VanEpps, B.N. Udugama, H.-W. Sung, T. Weil, P.S. Weiss, I. Willner, Y. Wu, L. Yang, Z. Yue, Q. Zhang, Q. Zhang, X.-E. Zhang, Y. Zhao, X. Zhou, W.J. Parak. Diverse Applications of Nanomedicine, ACS Nano 11(3), 2313–2381 (2017).
  15. M. Karakus, W. Zhang, H. J. Räder, M. Bonn, E. Cánovas “Electron Transfer from Bi-Isonicotinic Acid Emerges upon Photodegradation of N3-Sensitized TiO2 ElectrodesACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 9(40), 35376-35382 (2017)
  16. J. Blankenburg, M. Wagner, H. Frey “Well-Defined Multi-Amino-Functional and Stimuli-Responsive Poly(propylene oxide) by Crown Ether Assisted Anionic Ring-Opening PolymerizationMacromolecules 50, 8885−8893 (2017)
  17. G. Becker, T. A. Marquetant, M. Wagner, F. R. Wurm "Multifunctional Poly(phosphoester)s for Reversible Diels-Alder Postmodification To Tune the LCST in WaterMacromolecules 50(20), 7852-7862 (2017)
  18. B. Dumslaff, A. N. Reuss, M. Wagner, X. L. Feng, A. Narita, G. Fytas, M. Müllen, K “Covalently Interlocked Cyclohexa-m-phenylenes and Their Assembly: En Route to Supramolecular 3D Carbon NanostructuresAngewandte Chemie-International Edition 56(35), 10602-10606 (2017)
  19. Y. Chen, T. Marszalek, T. Fritz, M. Baumgarten, M. Wagner, W. Pisula, L. Chen, K. Müllen. Contorted polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons with cove regions and zig-zag edges. Chem. Commun., 2017, 53, 8474—8477
  20. A.-K. Schönbein, M. Wagner, P. W. M. Blom, J. J. Michels. Quantifying the Kinetics of the Gilch Polymerization toward Alkoxy-Substituted Poly(p-phenylene vinylene). Macromolecules, 2017, 50 (13), 4952–4961
  21. C. Malm, H. Kim, M. Wagner, J. Hunger. Complexity in acid-base titrations: Multimer formation between phosphoric acids and imines. Chem. Eur. J. 2017, 23, 10853–10860
  22. Y. Yoshida, Y. Mawatari, T. Sasald, T. Hiraoki, M. Wagner, K. Müllen, M. Tabata. Strictly Alternating Sequences When Copolymerizing Racemic and Chiral Acetylene Monomers with an Organo-Rhodium Catalyst. Macromolecules 50(4), 1291-1301 (2017).
  23. W. Zhang, A. Abdulkarim, F. E. Golling, H.-J. Räder, K. Müllen Cycloparaphenylenes and Their Catenanes: Complex Macrocycles Unveiled by Ion Mobility Mass Spectrometry. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 56, 2645–2648, (2017)
  24. W. Zhang, Z. Chen, B. Yang, X.-Y. Wang, R. Berger, A. Narita, G. Borin Barin, P. Ruffieux, R. Fasel, X. L. Feng, H.- J. Räder, K. Müllen. Monitoring the On-Surface Synthesis of Graphene Nanoribbons by Mass Spectrometry. Anal. Chem., 2017, 89 (14), 7485–7492
  25. J. W. Krumpfer, E. Giebel, E. Frank, A. Müller, L.-M. Ackermann, C. Nardi Tironi, G. Mourgas, J. Unold, M. Klapper, M. R. Buchmeiser , K. Müllen. “Poly(Methyl Vinyl Ketone) as a Potential Carbon Fiber Precursor Chem. Mater. 29(2), 780-788 (2017)
  26. A. Pipertzis, G. Zardalidis, K. Wunderlich, M. Klapper, K. Müllen, G. Floudas. Ionic Conduction in Poly(ethylene glycol)-Functionalized Hexa-peri-hexabenzocoronene Amphiphiles. Macromolecules 50, 5, 1981-1990 (2017).
  27. W. F. Lin, S. Nietzel, M. Klapper, K. Müllen, J. Klein. Normal and shear forces between surfaces bearing phosphocholinated polystyrene nanoparticles. Polymers for Advanced Technologies 28(5), 600-605 (2017).
  28. D. Truszkowska, F. Henrich, J. Schultze, K. Koynov, H.J. Räder, H.-J. Butt, G.K. Auernhammer. “Forced dewetting dynamics of high molecular weight surfactant solutionsColloids  and  Surfaces  A:  Physicochem.  Eng.  Aspects 521, 30-37, (2017).
  29. D. S. Wang, M. Wagner, A. K. Saydjari, J. Müller, S. Winzen, H. J. Butt, S. Wu. A Photoresponsive Orthogonal Supramolecular Complex Based on Host-Guest Interactions. Chemistry-A European Journal 23(11), 2628-2634, (2017).
  30. E. Rieger, T. Gleede, K. Weber, A. Manhart, M. Wagner, F. R. Wurm. The living anionic polymerization of activated aziridines: a systematic study of reaction conditions and kinetics. Polymer Chemistry 8(18), 2824-2832 (2017).
  31. D. B. Xia, X. Guo, M. Wagner, M. Baumgarten, D. Schollmeyer, K. Müllen. Cruciform Electron Acceptors Based on Tetraindeno-Fused Spirofluorene. Crystal Growth & Design 17(5), 2816-2821 (2017).
  32. Z.P. Chen, H. I. Wang, J. Teyssandier,K. S. Mali, T. Dumslaff, I. Ivanov, W. Zhang, P. Ruffieux, R. Fasel, H. J. Räder, D. Turchinovich, S. De Feyter, X. L. Feng, M. Klaui, A. Narita, M. Bonn, K. Müllen. Chemical Vapor Deposition Synthesis and Terahertz Photoconductivity of Low-Band-Gap N=9 Armchair Graphene Nanoribbons. Journal of the American Chemical Society 139(10), 3635-3638, (2017).
  33. G. Becker, L. M. Ackermann, E. Schechtel, M. Klapper, W. Tremel, F. R. Wurm. Joining Two Natural Motifs: catechol-Containing Poly(phosphoester)s. Biomacromolecules 18(3), 767-777, (2017).
  34. A. Ambrosone, M. Roopin, B. Pelaz, A. M. Abdelmonem, L. M. Ackermann, L. Mattera, M. Allocca, A. Tino, M. Klapper, W. J. Parak, O. Levy, C. Tortiglione. Dissecting common and divergent molecular pathways elicited by CdSe/ZnS quantum dots in freshwater and marine sentinel invertebrates. Nanotoxicology 11(2), 289-303, (2017).


  1. S. L. Kuan, T. Wang, T. Weil. Site-Selective Disulfide Modification of Proteins – Expanding Diversity beyond the Proteome. Chem. Eur. J. 22, 48, 17112-17129 (2016).
  2. W. Liu, B. Naydenov, S. Chakrabortty, B. Wuensch, K. Hübner, S. Ritz, H. Cölfen, H. Barth, K. Koynov, H. Qi, R. Leiter, R. Reuter, J. Wrachtrup, F. Boldt, J. Scheuer, U. Kaiser, M. Sison, T. Lasser, P. Tinnefeld, F. Jelezko, P. Walther, Y. Wu, T. Weil. Fluorescent Nanodiamond-Gold Hybrid Particles for Multimodal Optical and Electron Microscopy Cellular Imaging. Nano Lett. 16, 10, 6236-6244 (2016). Highlighted in Materials science: Improving the image of nanoparticles by C. S. Wood, M. M. Stevens, Nature 539, 7630, 505-506 (2016).
  3. N. Guidi, M. Sacma, L. Ständker, K. Soller, G. Marka, J. Weiss, F. Kirchhoff, T. Weil, J. Cancelas, M.C. Florian, H. Geiger. Osteopontin regulates and attenuates aging-associated phenotypes of HSCS. Experimental Hematology. 44, 9, S51 (2016).
  4. D. Palesch, F. Boldt, J.A. Müller, K. Eisele, C.M. Stürzel, Y. Wu, J. Münch, T. Weil. PEGylated Cationic Serum Albumin for Boosting Retroviral Gene Transfer. Chembiochem. 17, 16, 1504-1508 (2016).
  5. Y. Wu, F. Jelezko, M. Plenio, T. Weil. Diamond Quantum Devices in Biology. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 55, 23, 6586-6598 (2016). 
  6. Y. Tokura, Y. Jiang, A. Welle, M.H. Stenzel, J. Michaelis, C. Barner-Kowollik, Y. Wu, T. Weil. Bottom-up fabrication of nano-patterned polymers on DNA origami nanotile by in-situ atom transfer radical polymerization. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 55, 19, 5692-5697 (2016)
  7. T. Wang, A. Riegger, M. Lamla, S. Wiese, P. Oeckl, M. Otto, Y. Wu, S. Fischer, H. Barth, S.L. Kuan, T. Weil. Water-Soluble Allyl Sulfones for Dual Site-Specific Labelling of Proteins and Cyclic Peptides. Chem. Sci. 7, 5, 3234-3239 (2016).
  8. F. Boldt, W. Liu, Y. Wu, T. Weil. Converting human proteins into precision polymer therapeutics. Curr. Pharm. Des. 22, 19, 2866-2872 (2016).
  9. S.L. Kuan, C. Förtsch, D.Y.W. Ng, S. Fischer, Y. Tokura, W. Liu, Y. Wu, H. Barth, T. Weil. A Supramolecular Approach towards Bioinspired PAMAM-Dendronized Fusion Toxins. Macromol. Biosci. 16, 6, 803–810 (2016).
  10. C. Seidler, D.Y.W. Ng, Y. Wu, T. Weil. pH Responsive Supramolecular Core-Shell Protein Hybrids. Supramol. Chem. 28, 9-10, 742-746 (2016).
  11. S. Schmid, D. Ng, E. Mena-Osteritz, Y. Wu, T. Weil, P. Bäuerle. Self-assembling Oligothiophene-Bolaamphiphiles for Loading and Controlled Release of Doxorubicin. Chem. Commun. 15, 3235-3238 (2016).
  12. D. Heinz, F. Huber, M. Spiess, M. Asad, L. Wu, O. Rettig, D. Wu, B. Neuschl, S. Bauer, Y. Wu, S. Chakrabortty, N. Hibst, S. Strehle, T. Weil, K. Thonke, F. Scholz. „GaInN Quantum Wells as Optochemical Transducers for Chemical Sensors and BiosensorsIEEE J. Select. Top. Quant. Elect. (2016).
  13. M. Sison, S. Chakrabortty , J. Extermann, A. Nahas, C. Pache, T. Weil, T. Lasser, “Three dimensional time lapse imaging of live cell mitochondria with photothermal optical lock-in optical coherence microscopy”, Proc. SPIE 9697, Optical Coherence Tomography and Coherence Domain Optical Methods in Biomedicine, 96971Y (2016). doi:10.1117/12.2214761.
  14. E. M. Alexandrino, M. Wagner, K. Landfester, F. R. Wurm, “Poly(phosphoester) Colloids by Interfacial Polycondensation in Miniemulsion”, Macromolecular Chemistry and Physics 217(17), 1941-1947 (2016).
  15. U. Beser, M. Kastler, A. Maghsoumi, M. Wagner, C. Castiglioni, M. Tommasini, A. Narita, X. L. Feng, K. Müllen, "A C216-Nanographene Molecule with Defined Cavity as Extended Coronoid”, Journal of the American Chemical Society 138(13), 4322–4325 (2016).
  16. O. Carrier, E. H. G. Backus, N. Shahidzadeh, J. Franz, M. Wagner, Y. Nagata, M. Bonn, D. Bonn, “Oppositely Charged Ions at Water-Air and Water-Oil Interfaces: Contrasting the Molecular Picture with Thermodynamics”, Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters 7(5), 825-830 (2016).
  17. Z. Chen, W. Zhang, C.-A. Palma, A. L. Rizzini, B. Liu, A. Abbas, N. Richter, L. Martini, X.-Y. Wang, N. Cavani, H. Lu, N. Mishra, C. Coletti, R. Berger, F. Klappenberger, M. Klaui, A. Candini, M. Affronte, C. Zhou, V. De Renzi, U. del Pennino, J. V. Barth, H. J. Rader, A. Narita, X. Feng, K. Müllen, “Synthesis of Graphene Nanoribbons by Ambient-Pressure Chemical Vapor Deposition and Device Integration”, Journal of the American Chemical Society 138(47), 15488-15496 (2016).
  18. C. Costa, M. Wagner, A. Musyanovych, K. Landfester, C. Sayer, P. H. H. Araujo, “Decrease of methyl methacrylate miniemulsion polymerization rate with incorporation of plant oils”, European Journal of Lipid Science and Technology, Special Issue, 118(1), 93-103 (2016).
  19. R. Duan, Y. Cui, Y. Zhao, C. Li, L. Chen, J. Hou, M. Wagner, M. Baumgarten, H. Chang, K. Müllen, “The Importance of End Groups for Solution-Processed Small-Molecule Bulk-Heterojunction Photovoltaic Cells”, ChemSusChem 9(9), 973-80 (2016).
  20. I. Freudensprung, D. Joe, S. Nietzel, D. Vollmer, M. Klapper, K. Müllen, “Spherical Polyolefin Particles from Olefin Polymerization in the Confined Geometry of Porous Hollow Silica Particles”, Macromolecular Rapid Communications 37(20), 1651-1656 (2016).
  21. F. Henrich, D. Fell, D. Truszkowska, M. Weirich, M. Anyfantakis, T. H. Nguyen, M. Wagner, G. K. Auernhammer, H. J. Butt, “Influence of surfactants in forced dynamic dewetting”, Soft Matter, 12(37), 7782-7791 (2016).
  22. A.-C. Greven, T. Merk, F. Karagoez, K. Mohr, M. Klapper, B. Jovanovic, D. Palic, “Polycarbonate and polystyrene nanoplastic particles act as stressors to the innate immune system of fathead minnow (Pimephales promelas)Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, 35(12), 3093-3100. (2016).
  23. I. Freudensprung, M. Klapper, K.Müllen, “Triblock Terpolymers by Simultaneous Tandem Block Polymerization (STBP)Macromolecular Rapid Communications 37(3), 209-214 (2016).
  24. W. Lin, S. Nietzel, M. Klapper, K. Müllen, J. Klein, “Normal and shear forces between surfaces bearing phosphocholinated polystyrene nanoparticles”, Polymer Advanced Technology DOI: 10.1002/pat.3859 (2016).
  25. Y. Liu, A. Narita, J. Teyssandier, M. Wagner, S. De Feyter, X. L. Feng, K. Müllen, “A Shape-Persistent Polyphenylene Spoked Wheel”, Journal of the American Chemical Society, 138(48), 15539-15542 (2016).
  26. D. Lorbach, A. Keerthi, T. M. Marina Figueira-Duarte, M. Baumgarten, M. Wagner, K. Müllen, „Cyclization of Pyrene Oligomers: Cyclohexa-1,3-pyrenylene“, Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 55(1), 418-421 (2016).
  27. K. Malzahn, S. Ebert, I. Schlegel, O. Neudert, M. Wagner, G. Schutz, G. Ide, F. A. Roohi, Münnemann, D. Crespy, K. Landfester, “Design and Control of Nanoconfinement to Achieve Magnetic Resonance Contrast Agents with High Relaxivity”, Advanced Healthcare Materials, 5(5), 567-574 (2016).
  28. B. B. Manshian, A. M. Abdelmonem, K. Kantner, B. Pelaz, M. Klapper, C. Nardi Tironi, W. J. Parak, U. Himmelreich, S. J. Soenen, “Evaluation of quantum dot cytotoxicity: interpretation of nanoparticle concentrations versus intracellular nanoparticle numbers”, Nanotoxicology 10(9), 1318-1328 (2016).
  29. J. Marakis, K. Wunderlich, M. Klapper, D. Vlassopoulos, G. Fytas, K. Müllen. „Strong Physical Hydrogels from Fibrillar Supramolecular Assemblies of Poly(ethylene glycol) Functionalized Hexaphenylbenzenes”, Macromolecules 49(9), 3516-3525 (2016).
  30. D. Mukherji, M. Wagner, M. D. Watson, S. Winzen, T. E. de Oliveira, C. M. Marques, K. Kremer, “Relating side chain organization of PNIPAm with its conformation in aqueous methanol”, Soft Matter, 12(38), 7995-8003 (2016).
  31. L. B. Peres, L. C. Preiss, M. Wagner, F. R. Wurm, P. H. H. de Araujo, K. Landfester, R. Munoz-Espi, C. Sayer, “ALTMET Polymerization of Amino Acid-Based Monomers Targeting Controlled Drug Release”, Macromolecules, 49(18), 6723-6730 (2016).
  32. L. C. Preiss, M. Wagner, Y. Mastai,, K. Landfester, R. Munoz-Espi, “Amino-Acid-Based Polymerizable Surfactants for the Synthesis of Chiral Nanoparticles”, Macromolecular Rapid Communications, 37(17), 1421-1426 (2016).
  33. E. Rieger, A. Alkan, A. Manhart, M. Wagner, F. R. Wurm, “Sequence-Controlled Polymers via Simultaneous Living Anionic Copolymerization of Competing Monomers”, Macromolecular Rapid Communications, 37(10), 833-839 (2016).
  34. M. Steinmann, M. Wagner, F. R. Wurm, "Poly(phosphorodiamidate)s by Olefin Metathesis Polymerization with Precise Degradation”, Chemistry-A European Journal 22(48), 17329-17338 (2016).
  35. J. J. Thevarajah, J. C. Bulanadi, M. Wagner, M. Gaborieau, P. Castignolles, “Towards a less biased dissolution of chitosan”, Analytica Chimica Acta, 935, 258-268 (2016).
  36. Y. Xong; Z. Chen; LM Ackermann; M. Klapper; H.J Butt; S. Wui; H. Wang, “An autonomic self-healing organogel with a photo-mediated modulus”, Chemical Communications 52(98), 14157-14160. (2016).
  37. X.-Y. Wang, X.-C. Wang, A. Narita, M. Wagner, X.-Y. Cao, X. Feng, K. Müllen, “Synthesis, Structure, and Chiroptical Properties of a Double [7]Heterohelicene”, Journal of the American Chemical Society 138(39), 12783-12786 (2016).
  38. R. Yamuna, S. Sarath, K. Kolanji, M. Umadevi, and G. Chakkaravarthi, "Synthesis, characterization and thermal studies of 1,3-bis(4-pyridyl) propane bridged dicobaloximes“, Journal of Organometallic Chemistry 811, 40-47 (2016).
  39. D. Yiamsawas, M. Wagner, G. Baier, K. Landfester, F. R. Wurm, “Competing and simultaneous click reactions at the interface and in solution”, RSC Advances, 6(56), 51327-51331 (2016).


  1. Y. Wu, A. Ermakova, W. Liu, G. Pramanik, M. Vu, A. Kurz, L. McGuinness, B. Naydenov, S. Hafner, R. Reuter, J. Wrachtrup, J. Isoya, T. Simmet, F. Jelezko, T. Weil. Programmable Biopolymers for Advancing Biomedical Applications of Fluorescent Nanodiamonds. Adv. Funct. Mater. 25, 42, 6576–6585 (2015).
  2. T. Zhang, A. Neumann, J. Lindlau, Y. Wu, G. Pramanik, B. Naydenov, F. Jelezko, F. Schüder, S. Huber, M. Huber, F. Stehr, A. Hoegele, T. Weil, T. Liedl. DNA-based self-assembly of fluorescent nanodiamonds. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 137, 31, 9776–9779 (2015).
  3. S.L. Kuan, T. Wang, M. Raabe, W. Liu, M. Lamla, T. Weil. Programming Bioactive Architectures via Cyclic Peptide Amphiphiles. ChemPlusChem, 80, 8, 1347–1353 (2015).
  4. T. Wang, N. Zabarska, K. Monczak, M. Lamla, D.Y.W. Ng, S. Rau, T. Weil. A ruthenium-somatostatin photosensitizer with cancer cell selectivity to improve photodynamic applications. Chem. Commun. 51, 63, 12552-12555 (2015).
  5. S. Kallert, S. Zenk, P. Walther, T. Weil, S. Stenger. Liposomal delivery of Lipoarabinomannan triggers Mycobacterium tuberculosis specific T-cells. Tuberculosis 95, 4, 452-562 (2015).
  6. E. Lump, L. M. Castellano, C. Meier, J. Seeliger, N. Erwin, C. M. Stürzel, S. Usmani, R. M. Hammond, J. von Einem, G. Gerold, F. Kreppel, K. Bravo-Rodriguez, T. Pietschmann, V. Holmes, D. Palesch, O. Zirafi, D. Weissman, A. Sowislok, B. Wettig, F. Kirchhoff, T. Weil, F. Gerrit Klärner, T. Schrader, G. Bitan, E. Sanchez-Garcia, R. Winter, J. Shorter, J. Münch. A molecular tweezer antagonizes seminal amyloids and HIV infection. eLife 4, e05397 (2015).
  7. O. Zirafi, K.-A. Kim, L. Ständker, K.B. Mohr, D. Sauter, A. Heigele, S.F. Kluge, E. Wiercinska, D. Chudziak, R. Richter, B. Moepps, P. Gierschik, V. Vas, H. Geiger, M. Lamla, T. Weil, T. Burster, A. Zgraja, F. Daubeuf, N. Frossard, M. Hachet-Haas, F. Heunisch, C. Reichetzeder, J.-L. Galzi, J. Pérez-Castells, A. Canales-Mayordomo, J. Jiménez-Barbero, G. Giménez-Gallego, M. Schneider, J. Shorter, A. Telenti, B. Hocher, W.-G. Forssmann, H. Bönig, F. Kirchhoff, J. Münch. Discovery and characterization of a natural CXCR4 antagonist. Cell Reports, 11, 5, 737–747 (2015).
  8. T. Wang, Y. Wu, S.L. Kuan, O. Dumele, M. Lamla, D.Y. Ng, M. Arzt, J. Thomas, J.O. Mueller, C. Barner-Kowollik, T. Weil. A disulfide intercalator toolbox for the site-directed modification of polypeptides. Chem. Eur. J., 21, 1, 228-238 (2015).
  9. Y. Wu, D.Y.W. Ng, S.L. Kuan, T. Weil. Protein-polymer therapeutics – A macromolecular perspective. Biomater. Sci., 3, 2, 214-230 (2015).
  10. R. Stangenberg, Y. Wu, J. Hedrich, D. Kurzbach, D. Wehner, G. Weidinger, S.L. Kuan, M.I. Jansen, F. Jelezko, H.J. Luhmann, D. Hinderberger, T. Weil, K. Müllen. A Polyphenylene dendrimer drug transporter with precisely positioned amphiphilic surface patches. Adv. Health. Mater. 4, 3, 377-384 (2015).
  11. C. Li, P. Chen, Y. Shao, X. Zhou, Y. Wu, Z. Yang, Z. Li, T. Weil, D. Liu. A writable polypeptide–DNA hydrogel with rationally designed multi-modification sites. Small 11, 9-10, 1224-1229 (2015).


  1. D.Y.W. Ng, Y. Wu, S.L. Kuan, T. Weil. Programming Supramolecular Biohybrids as Precision Therapeutics. Acc. Chem. Res. 47, 12, 3471-3480 (2014).
  2. B. Stöckle, D.Y.W. Ng, C. Meier, T. Paust, F. Bischoff, T. Diemant, J. Behm, K.-E. Gottschalk, U. Ziener, T. Weil. Precise control of polydopamine film formation by electropolymerization. Macromol. Symp. 346, 1, 73–81 (2014).
  3. D.Y.W. Ng, M. Arzt, Y. Wu, Seah Ling Kuan, M. Lamla, T. Weil. Constructing hybrid protein zymogens through protective dendritic assembly. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 53, 1, 324–328 (2014).
  4. Y. Wu, C. Li, F. Boldt, Y. Wang, S.L. Kuan, T. T. Tran, V. Mikhalevich, C. Förtsch, H. Barth, Z. Yang, D. Liu, T. Weil. Programmable protein-DNA hybrid hydrogels for the immobilization and release of functional proteins. Chem. Commun. 50, 93, 14620-14622 (2014).
  5. R. Stangenberg, I. Saeed, S.L. Kuan, M. Baumgarten, T. Weil, M. Klapper, K. Müllen. Tuning polarity of polyphenylene dendrimers by patched surface amphiphilicity – A unique case of precise control over size, shape and polarity. Macromol. Rapid Commun. 35, 2, 152-160 (2014).
  6. C. Meier, Y. Wu, G. Pramanik, T. Weil. Self-assembly of high molecular weight polypeptide copolymers studied via diffusion limited aggregation. Biomacromolecules 15, 1, 219-227 (2014).
  7. H. Barth, T. Weil. Modulare hybride Wirkstofftransporter auf der Basis bakterieller Toxine. BIOspektrum 20, 1, 22-25 (2014).
  8. Z. Liu, C. Tonnelé, G. Battagliarin, C. Li, R. A. Gropeanu, T. Weil, M. Surin, D. Beljonne, R. Lazzaroni, M. Debliquy, J.-M. Renoirt, Klaus Müllen. Functional layers for Zn(II) ion detection: From molecular design to optical fiber sensors. J Phys Chem B. 118, 1, 309-314 (2014).
  9. S.M. Usmani, O. Zirafi, J.A. Mueller, N.L. Sandi-Monroy, J.K. Yadav, C. Meier, T. Weil, N.R. Roan, W.C. Greene, P. Walther, P.R. Nilsson, P. Hammarström, R. Wetzel, C.D. Pilcher, F. Gagsteiger, M. Fändrich, F. Kirchhoff, J. Münch. Direct visualization of HIV-enhancing endogenous amyloid fibrils in human semen. Nature Commun. 5, 3508, DOI: 10.1038/ncomms4508 (2014).
  10. M. Arzt, C. Seidler, D.Y.W. Ng, T. Weil. Reversible click reactions with boronic acids to build supramolecular architectures in water. Chem. Asian J. 9, 1996-2003 (2014).
  11. C. Meier, T. Weil, F. Kirchhoff, J. Münch. Peptide nanofibrils as enhancers of retroviral gene transfer. Wiley Interdiscip. Rev. Nanomed. Nanobiotechnol. 6, 5, 438-451 (2014).
  12. P. Förstner, F. Bayer, N. Kalu, S. Felsen, C. Förtsch, A. Aloufi, D. Y. W. Ng, T. Weil, E. M. Nestorovich, H. Barth. Cationic PAMAM dendrimers as pore-blocking binary toxin inhibitors. Biomacromolecules 15, 7, 2461-2474 (2014).
  13. J. Hedrich, D.Y.W. Ng, M. Jansen, T. Weil, H.J. Luhmann. Transport across the blood brain barrier with nanoparticle systems. Acta Physiologica, 210, 695, 196-198 (2014).
  14. T. Wang, D.Y.W. Ng, Y. Wu, J. Thomas, T.T. Tran, T. Weil. Bis-sulfide bioconjugates for glutathione triggered tumor responsive drug release. Chem. Commun. 50, 9, 1116-1118 (2014).
  15. J. Hedrich, Y. Wu, Kuan, S.L., F. Kuehn, E. Pietrowski, M. Sahl, S. Muth, K. Müllen, H.J. Luhmann, T. Weil, M. Schmidt. Polymer complexes in biological applications. Adv. Polym. Sci. 260, 211-235 (2014). Springer Book title: From single molecules to nanoscopically structured materials


  1. X. Chen, L. Henschke, Q. Wu, K. Muthoosamy, B. Neumann, T. Weil. Site-selective azide incorporation into endogenous RNase A via a "chemistry" approach. Org. Biomol. Chem. 11, 2, 353-361 (2013).
  2. Y. Wu, S. Ihme, M. Feuring-Buske, S.L. Kuan, K. Eisele, M. Lamla, Y.R. Wang, C. Buske, T. Weil. A core-shell albumin copolymer nanotransporter for high capacity loading and two-step release of Doxorubicin with enhanced anti-Leukemia activity. Adv. Healthc. Mater. 2, 6, 884-894 (2013).
  3. S. L. Kuan, Y. Wu, T. Weil. Precision Biopolymers from Protein Precursors for Biomedical Applications. Macromol. Rap. Commun. 34, 5, 380-392 (2013).
  4. S. L. Kuan, B. Stöckle, J. Reichenwallner, D.Y.W. Ng, Y. Wu, M. Doroshenko, K. Koynov, D. Hinderberger, K. Müllen, T. Weil. Dendronized albumin core-shell transporters with high drug loading capacity. Biomacromolecules, 14, 2, 367-376 (2013).
  5. M. Yolamanova, C. Meier, A.K. Shaytan, V. Vas, C.W. Bertoncini, F. Arnold, O. Zirafi, S.M. Usmani, J.A. Müller, D. Sauter, C. Goffinet, D. Palesch, P. Walther, N.R. Roan, H. Geiger, O. Lunov, T. Simmet, J. Bohne, H. Schrezenmeier, K. Schwarz, L. Ständker, W.-G. Forssmann, X. Salvatella, P.G. Khalatur, A.R. Khokhlov, T.P.J. Knowles, T. Weil, F. Kirchhoff, J. Münch. Peptide nanofibrils boost retroviral gene transfer and provide a rapid means for concentrating viruses. Nature Nanotechnol. 8, 2, 130-136 (2013).
  6. T. Wang, A. Pfisterer, S.L. Kuan, Y. Wu, O. Dumele, M. Lamla, K. Müllen, T. Weil. Cross-conjugation of DNA, proteins and peptides via a pH switch. Chem. Sci. 4, 4, 1889-1894 (2013).
  7. D. Pesce, Y. Wu, A. Kolbe, T. Weil, A. Herrmann. Enhancing cellular uptake of GFP via an unfolded supercharged protein tags. Biomaterials 34, 17, 4360-4367 (2013).
  8. D.Y.W. Ng, J. Fahrer, Y. Wu, K. Eisele, S.L. Kuan, H. Barth, T. Weil. Efficient delivery of p53 and Cytochrome C by supramolecular assembly of a dendritic multi-domain delivery system. Adv. Healthc. Mater. 2, 12, 1620-1629 (2013).
  9. A. Ermakova, G. Pramanik, J.M. Cai, G. Algara-Siller, U. Kaiser, T. Weil , Y.K. Tzeng, H.-C. Chang, L.P. McGuinness, M.B. Plenio, B. Naydenov, F. Jelezko. Detection of a few metallo-protein molecules using color centers in nanodiamonds. Nano Lett. 13, 7, 3305-3309 (2013).
  10. S.L. Kuan, D.Y.W. Ng, Y. Wu, C. Förtsch, H. Barth, M. Doroshenko, K. Koynov, C. Meier, T. Weil. pH Responsive Janus-like supramolecular fusion proteins for functional protein delivery. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 135, 46, 17254−17257 (2013).


  1. M. Lillich, X. Chen, T. Weil, H. Barth, J. Fahrer. Delivery of mono-biotinylated RNaseA into macrophages with streptavidin-conjugated Clostridium botulinum C3 toxin. Naunyn-Schmiedebergs Arch. Pharmacol. 385, 1, 53 (2012).
  2. J. Fahrer, D.Y.W. Ng, K. Eisele, S.L. Kuan, T. Weil, H. Barth. Internalization of biotin-labeled p53 tumor suppressor protein into p53-deficient osteosarcoma cells by a novel streptavidin nanocarrier impairs cell viability and induces caspase activation. Naunyn-Schmiedebergs Arch. Pharmacol. 385, 1, 25 (2012).
  3. X. Chen, Q. Wu, L. Henschke, G. Weber, T. Weil. An efficient and versatile approach for the preparation of a rhodamine B ester bioprobe library. Dyes and Pigments 94, 2, 296–303 (2012).
  4. F. Arnold, J. Schnell, O. Zirafi, C. Stürzel, C. Meier, T. Weil, L. Ständker, W.-G. Forssmann, N.R. Roan, W.C. Greene, F. Kirchhoff, J. Münch. Naturally occurring fragments from two distinct regions of the prostatic acid phosphatase form amyloidogenic enhancers of HIV infection. J. Virol. 86, 2, 1244-1249 (2012).
  5. Y. Wu, K.S. Er, A. Ramanathan, S. Vasudevan, T. Weil. Nano-sized albumin-copolymer micelles for efficient Doxorubicin delivery. Biointerphases 7, 1-4, 5 (2012).
  6. X. Chen, K. Muthoosamy, A. Pfisterer, B. Neuman, T. Weil. Site-selective lysine modification of native proteins and peptides via kinetically controlled labeling. Bioconjug. Chem. 23, 3, 500–508 (2012).
  7. Y. Wu, T. Weil. An efficient approach for preparing giant polypeptide triblock copolymers by protein dimerization. Macromol. Rap. Commun. 33, 15, 1304-1309 (2012).
  8. M. Lillich, X. Chen, T. Weil, H. Barth, J. Fahrer. Streptavidin-conjugated C3 protein mediates the delivery of mono-biotinylated RNAse A into macrophages. Bioconjug. Chem. 23, 7, 1426-1436 (2012).
  9. Y. Wu, G. Pramanik, K. Eisele, T. Weil. Convenient approach to polypeptide copolymers derived from native proteins. Biomacromolecules 13, 6, 1890-1898 (2012).
  10. Y. Wu, T. Wang, D.Y.W. Ng, T. Weil. Multifunctional polypeptide-PEO nanoreactors via the hydrophobic switch. Macromol Rapid Commun. 33, 17, 1474-1481 (2012).
  11. Y. Wu, K. Eisele, M. Doroshenko, G. Algara-Siller, U. Kaiser, K. Koynov, T. Weil. A Quantum Dot photoswitch for DNA detection, gene transfection and live-cell imaging. Small 8, 22, 3465-3475 (2012).
  12. Y. Akdogan, Y. Wu, K. Eisele, M. Schaz, T. Weil, D. Hinderberger. Host-Guest Interactions in Polycationic Human Serum Albumin Bioconjugates. Soft Matter 8, 43, 11106 – 11114 (2012).


  1. T. Knehans, A. Schüller, D. N. Doan, K. Nacro, J. Hill, P. Güntert, M.S. Madhusudhan, T. Weil, S. G. Vasudevan. Structure-guided fragment-based in silico drug design of dengue protease inhibitors. J. Comp. Aid. Mol. Des. 25, 3, 263-274 (2011).
  2. J. F. Ng, T. Weil, S. Jaenicke. RGD grafted cationized bovine serum albumin - an efficient biocoating for cell adhesion. J. Biomed. Mater. Research: Part B – Appl. Biomaterials 99, 2, 282-290 (2011).
  3. A. Pfisterer, K. Eisele, X. Chen, M. Wagner, K. Müllen, T. Weil. Bioactive unnatural somatostatin analogues via bioorthogonal iodo- and ethynyl-disulfide intercalators. Chem. Europ. J. 17, 35, 9697–9707 (2011).


  1. L. Zoephel, K. Eisele, R.A. Gropeanu, A. Rouhanipour, K. Koynov, I. Lieberwirth, K. Müllen, T. Weil. Preparation of defined albumin-polymer hybrids for efficient cell transfection. Macromol. Chem. Phys. 211, 2, 146-153 (2010).
  2. Y. Wu, S. Chakrabortty, R.A. Gropeanu, J. Wilhelmi, Y. Xu, K.S. Er, S.L. Kuan, K. Koynov, Y. Chan, T. Weil. pH-responsive quantum dots via an albumin-polymer surface coating. J. Am. Chem Soc. 132, 14, 5012–5014 (2010).
  3. K. Eisele, R.A. Gropeanu, A. Musante, G. Glasser, C. Li, K. Müllen, T. Weil. Tailored albumin-based copolymers for receptor-mediated delivery of perylenediimide guest molecules. Macromol. Rapid Commun. 31, 17, 1501–1508 (2010).
  4. T. Weil, T. Vosch, J. Hofkens, K. Peneva, K. Müllen. The rylene colorant family – tailored nano-emitters for photonics research and applications. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. Engl. 49, 48, 9068-9093 (2010).
  5. K. Eisele, R.A. Gropeanu, C.M. Zehendner, A. Rouhanipour, A. Ramanathan, G. Mihov, K. Koynov, C.R.W. Kuhlmann, S. Vasudevan, H.J. Luhmann, T. Weil. Fine-tuning DNA/albumin polyelectrolyte interactions to produce the efficient transfection agent cBSA-147. Biomaterials 31, 33, 8789-8801 (2010).
  6. S. Ritz, K. Eisele, S. Ding, J. Dorn, S.H. Ding, D. Vollmer, S. Putz, T. Weil, E.-K. Sinner. Cationized albumin-biocoatings for the immobilisation of lipid vesicles. Biointerphases 5, 3, FA78-FA87 (2010).
  7. J.F. Ng, S. Jaenicke, K. Eisele, J. Dorn, T. Weil. cBSA-147 for the preparation of bacterial biofilms in a microchannel reactor. Biointerphases 5, 3, FA41-FA47 (2010).


  1. B. Schmaltz, T. Weil, K. Müllen. Polyphenylene-based materials: control of the electronic function by molecular and supramolecular complexity. Adv. Mater. 21, 10-11, 1067-1078 (2009).
  2. T. Wang, T. Weil. Protein-based nanocarriers. Chimica Oggi - Chemistry Today 27, 2, 6-10 (2009).
  3. T. Noeske, D. Trifanova, V. Kauss, S. Renner, C.G. Parsons, G. Schneider, T. Weil. Synergism of virtual screening and medicinal chemistry: Identification and optimization of allosteric antagonists of metabotropic glutamate receptor 1. Bioorg. Med. Chem. 17, 15, 5708-5715 (2009).
  4. K. Chiad, S.H. Stelzig, R. Gropeanu, T. Weil, M. Klapper, K. Müllen. Isothermal titration calorimetry – a powerful technique to quantify interactions in polymer hybrid systems. Macromolecules 42, 19, 7545-7552 (2009).
  5. B.A. Krueger, T. Weil, G. Schneider. Comparative virtual screening and novelty detection for NMDA-Glycine(B) antagonists. J. Comp. Aid. Mol. Des. 23, 12, 869-881 (2009).


  1. M. Vanejevs, C. Jatzke, S. Renner, S. Müller, M. Hechenberger, T. Bauer, A. Klochkova, I. Pyatkin, D. Kazyulkin, E. Aksenova, S. Shulepin, O. Timonina, A. Haasis, A. Gutcaits, C.G. Parsons, V. Kauss, T. Weil. Positive and negative modulation of group I metabotropic glutamate receptors. J. Med. Chem. 51, 3, 634-647 (2008).
  2. M. Yin, C.R.W. Kuhlmann, K. Sorokina, C. Li, G. Mihov, E. Pietrowski, K. Koynov, M. Klapper, H.J. Luhmann, K. Müllen, T. Weil. Novel fluorescent core-shell nanocontainers for cell membrane transport. Biomacromolecules 9, 5, 1381-1389 (2008).
  3. M. Yin, J. Shen, R.A. Gropeanu, G.O. Pflugfelder, T. Weil, K. Müllen. Fluorescent core-shell nanoparticles for specific cell-nucleus staining. Small 4, 7, 894-898 (2008).
  4. S. Radestock, T. Weil, S. Renner. Homology model-based virtual screening for GPCR ligands using docking and target-biased scoring. J. Chem. Inf. Model. 48, 5, 1104-1117 (2008).
  5. M. Yin, K. Ding, R.A. Gropeanu, J. Shen, R. Berger, T. Weil, K. Müllen. Dendritic star polymers for efficient DNA binding and stimulus-dependent DNA release. Biomacromolecules 9, 11, 3231-3238 (2008).
  6. U. Meyer, S. Derksen, S. Müller S, C. Jatzke, M. Hechenberger, C. Parsons, T. Weil. Metabotropic glutamate receptors 1 and 5: New subtype selective positive and negative allosteric modulators designed using pharmacophore models, library design and homology modelling. Neuropharmacology 55, 4, 610-611 (2008).


  1. A. Rummel, T. Eichner, T. Weil, T. Karnath, A. Gutcaits, S. Mahrhold, K. Sandhoff, R.L. Proia, K.R. Acharya, H. Bigalke, T. Binz. Identification of the protein receptor binding site of botulinum neurotoxins B and G proves the double receptor concept. Proc. Nat. Acad. Science 104, 1, 359-364 (2007).
  2. S. Renner, M. Hechenberger, T. Noeske, A. Böcker, C. Jatzke, M. Schmuker, C.G. Parsons, T. Weil, G. Schneider. Searching for drug scaffolds with 3D pharmacophores and neural network ensembles. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. Engl. 46, 28, 5336-5339 (2007).
  3. T. Noeske, A. Jirgensons, I. Stachenkovs, S. Renner, I. Jaunzeme, D. Trifanova, M. Hechenberger, T. Bauer, V. Kauss, C.G. Parsons, G. Schneider, T. Weil. Virtual screening for selective allosteric mGluR1 antagonists and structure-activity relationship investigations for cournarine derivative. ChemMedChem 2, 12, 1763-1773 (2007).


  1. T. Noeske, A. Gutcaits, C. G. Parsons, T. Weil. Allosteric modulation of family 3 GPCRs. QSAR & Comb. Sci. 25, 2, 134-146 (2006).
  2. T. Noeske, B.C. Sasse, H. Stark, C.G. Parsons, T. Weil, G. Schneider. Predicting compound selectivity by self-organizing maps: Cross-activities of metabotropic glutamate receptor antagonists. ChemMedChem. 1, 10, 1066-1068 (2006).
  3. A. Rummel, T. Eichner, T. Weil, K. Sandhoff, R. Proia, T. Binz, H. Bigalke. Interaction with one ganglioside and one protein receptor mediates the neurotoxicity of botulinum neurotoxins. Naunyn-Schmiedebergs Arch. Pharmacol. 372, 1, 123-124 (2006).


  1. D.H. Kim, J.L. Hernandez-Lopez, J.Y. Liu, G. Mihov, L.J. Zhi, R.E. Bauer, D. Grebel-Kohler, M. Klapper, T. Weil, K. Müllen, S. Mittler, W. Knoll. Multilayer films fabricated from oppositely charged polyphenylene dendrimers by electrostatic layer-by-layer assembly. Macromol. Chem. Physics  206, 1, 52-58 (2005).
  2. T. Weil, M.A. Abdallah, C. Jatzke, J. Hengstler, K. Müllen. Water-soluble rylene dyes as high-performance colorants for the staining of cells. Biomacromolecules 6, 1, 68-79 (2005).
  3. S. Renner, T. Noeske, C.G. Parsons, P. Schneider, T. Weil, G. Schneider. New allosteric modulators of metabotropic glutamate receptor 5 (mGluR5) found by ligand-based virtual screening. ChemBioChem. 6, 4, 620-625 (2005).
  4. M. Cotlet, T. Vosch, S. Habuchi, T. Weil, K. Müllen, J. Hofkens, F. De Schryver. Probing intramolecular Forster resonance energy transfer in a naphthaleneimide-peryleneimide-terrylenediimide-based dendrimer by ensemble and single-molecule fluorescence spectroscopy. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 127, 27, 9760-9768 (2005).
  5. M. Pietraszek, A. Gravius, D. Schafer, T. Weil, D. Trifanova, W. Danysz. mGluR5, but not mGluR1, antagonist modifies MK-801-induced locomotor activity and deficit of prepulse inhibition. Neuropharmacology 49, 1, 73-85 (2005).


  1. T. Weil, E. Reuther, C. Beer, K. Müllen. Synthesis and characterization of dendritic multichromophores based on rylene dyes for vectorial transduction of excitation energy. Chem. Europ. J. 10, 6, 1398-1414 (2004).
  2. M. Lor, L. Viaene, R. Pilot, E. Fron, S. Jordens, G. Schweitzer, T. Weil, K. Müllen, J.W. Verhoeven, M. Van der Auweraer, F.C. De Schryver. Photophysical study of electron-transfer and energy-hopping processes in first-generation mono- and multichromophoric triphenylamine core dendrimers. J. Phys. Chem. B 108, 30, 10721-10731 (2004).
  3. C. Kohl, T. Weil, J.Q. Qu, K. Müllen. Towards highly fluorescent and water-soluble perylene dyes. Chem. Europ. J. 10, 21, 5297-5310 (2004).
  4. R. Metivier, F. Kulzer, T. Weil, K. Müllen, T. Basche. Energy transfer rates and pathways of single donor chromophores in a multichromophoric dendrimer built around a central acceptor core. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 126, 44, 14364-14365 (2004).
  5. R. Metivier, T. Christ, F. Kulzer, T. Weil, K. Müllen, T. Basche. Single-molecule spectroscopy of molecular aggregates at low temperature. J. Lumenesc. 110, 4, 217-224 (2004).
  6. T. Christ, F. Kulzer, T. Weil, K. Müllen, T. Basche. Single molecule spectroscopy of multichromophoric dendrimers at room and liquid helium temperatures. Book Series Title: Handai Nanophotonics 1, 23-40 (2004).


  1. C. Minard-Basquin, T. Weil, A. Hohner, J.O. Rädler K. Müllen. A polyphenylene dendrimer - detergent complex as highly fluorescent probe for bioassays. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 125, 19, 5832-5838 (2003).
  2. G. Schweitzer, R. Gronheid, S. Jordens, M. Lor, G. De Belder, T. Weil, E. Reuther, K. Müllen, F.C. De Schryver. Intramolecular directional energy transfer processes in dendrimers containing perylene and terrylene chromophores. J. Phys. Chem. A 107, 18, 3199-3207 (2003).
  3. D. Grebel-Koehler, D. Liu; S. De Feyter, V. Enkelmann, T. Weil, C. Engels, C. Samyn, K. Müllen, F.C. De Schryver. Synthesis and photomodulation of rigid polyphenylene dendrimers with an azobenzene core. Macromolecules 36, 3; 578-590 (2003).
  4. J.-L. Hernández-López, R.E. Bauer, W.-S. Chang, G. Glasser, D. Grebel-Koehler, M. Klapper, M. Kreiter, J. Leclaire, J.-P. Majoral, S. Mittler, K. Müllen, K. Vasilev, T. Weil, J. Wu, T. Zhu, W. Knoll. Functional polymers as nanoscopic building blocks. Mater. Sci. Eng. C 23, 1-2, 267-274 (2003).
  5. S. Jordens, G. De Belder, M. Lor, G. Schweitzer, M. Van der Auweraer, T. Weil, E. Reuther, K. Müllen, F. C. De Schryver. Energy transfer within perylene-terrylene dendrimers evidenced by polychromatic transient absorption measurements. Photochem. Photobiol. Sci. 2, 3, 177-186 (2003).
  6. M. Lor, S. Jordens, G. De Belder, G. Schweitzer, E. Fron, L. Viaene, M. Cotlet, T. Weil, K. Müllen, J.W. Verhoeven, M. Van der Auweraer, F.C. De Schryver. Direct proof of electron transfer in a rigid first generation triphenyl amine core dendrimer substituted with a peryleneimide acceptor. Photochem. Photobiol. Sci. 2, 5, 501-510 (2003).
  7. T. Christ, F. Kulzer, T. Weil, K. Müllen, T. Basché. Frequently selective excitation of single chromophores with shape-persistent multichromophoric dendrimers. J. Phys. Chem. A 107, 18, 3199-3207 (2003).
  8. T. Marek, K. Suvegh, A. Vertes, A. Ernst, R. Bauer, T. Weil, U. Wiesler, M. Klapper, K. Müllen. Positron annihilation study of polyphenylene dendrimers. Rad. Phys. Chem. 67, (3-4), 325-330 (2003).
  9. D.J. Liu, S. De Feyter, M. Cotlet, U.M. Wiesler, T. Weil, A. Herrmann, K. Müllen, F.C. De Schryver. Fluorescent self-assembled polyphenylene dendrimer nanofibers. Macromolecules 36, 22, 8489-8498 (2003).
  10. S. Jordens S, G. De Belder, M. Lor, G. Schweitzer, M. Van der Auweraer, T. Weil, A. Herrmann, U. M. Wiesler, K. Mullen, F.C. De Schryver. Generation dependent singlet-singlet annihilation within multichromophoric dendrimers studied by polychromatic transient absorption. Photochem. Photobiol. Sci. 2, 11, 1118-1124 (2003).


  1. R. Gronheid, J. Hofkens, F. Köhn, T. Weil, E. Reuther, K. Müllen, F.C. De Schryver. Intramolecular Förster energy transfer in a dendritic systems at the single molecule level. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 124, 11, 2418-2419 (2002).
  2. M. Lor, J. Thielemans, L. Viaene, M. Cotlet, J. Hofkens, T. Weil, C. Hampel, K. Müllen, M. Van der Auweraer, F.C. De Schryver. Photoinduced electron transfer in a rigid first generation triphenylamine core dendrimer substituted with a peryleneimide acceptor. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 124, 33, 9918-9925 (2002).
  3. T. Weil, E. Reuther, K. Müllen. Shape-persistent, fluorescent polyphenylene dyads and a triad for efficient vectorial transduction of excitation energy. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. Engl. 41, 11, 1900-1904 (2002). (Cover picture 11/2002).
  4. P. Tinnefeld, K. D. Weston, T. Vosch, M. Cotlet, T. Weil, J. Hofkens, K. Müllen, F. C. De Schryver, M. Sauer. Antibunching in the Emission of a Single Tetrachromophoric Dendritic System. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 124, 48, 14310-14311 (2002).
  5. A.C. Grimsdale, R. Bauer, T. Weil, N. Tchebotareva, J.S. Wu, M. Watson, K. Müllen. The chemical desymmetrisation of two- and three-dimensional polyphenylenes as a key step to functional nanoparticles. Synthesis 9, 1229-1238 (2002).
  6. M. Lor, R. De, S. Jordens, G. De Belder, G. Schweitzer, J. Hofkens, T. Weil, K. Müllen, M. Van Der Auweraer, F.C. De Schryver. Generation-dependent energy dissipation in rigid dendrimers studied by femtosecond to nanosecond time-resolved fluorescence spectroscopy. J. Phys. Chem. A 106, 10, 2083-2090 (2002).


  1. U.-M. Wiesler, T. Weil, K. Müllen. Polyphenylene Dendrimers. Top. Curr. Chem. 212, 1-40 (2001).
  2. S. Setayesh, A. C. Grimsdale, T. Weil, V. Enkelmann, K. Müllen, F. Meghdadi, E. J. W. List, G. Leising. Polyfluorenes with polyphenylene dendron side chains: Toward non-aggregating, light-emitting polymers. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 123, 946-953 (2001).
  3. G. De Belder, G. Schweitzer, S. Jordens, M. Lor, S. Mitra, J. Hofkens, S. De Feyter, M. Van der Auweraer, A. Herrmann, T. Weil, K. Müllen, F.C. De Schryver. Singlet-singlet annihilation in multichromophoric perylenemonoimide dendrimers, determined by fluorescence upconversion. Chem. Phys. Chem. 1, 49-55 (2001).
  4. J. Hofkens, T. Vosch, M. Maus, F. Köhn, M. Cotlet, T. Weil, A. Herrmann, K. Müllen, F.C. De Schryver. Conformational rearrangements in and twisting of a single molecule. Chem. Phys. Lett. 333, 255-263 (2001).
  5. M. Maus, S. Mitra, M. Lor, J. Hofkens, T. Weil, A. Herrmann, K. Müllen, F. C. De Schryver. Intramolecular energy hopping in polyphenylene dendrimers with an increasing number of peryleneimide chromophores. J. Phys. Chem. A. 105, 16, 3961-3966 (2001).
  6. A. Herrmann, T. Weil, V. Sinigersky, U.-M. Wiesler, T. Vosch,. J. Hofkens, F.C. De Schryver, K. Müllen. Polyphenylene dendrimers with perylenediimide as a luminescent core. Chemistry – Europ. J. 7, 22, 4854-4862 (2001).
  7. T. Weil, A. Herrmann, U.M. Wiesler, R. Bauer, J. Hofkens, F.C. De Schryver, K. Müllen. Polyphenylene dendrimers with different fluorescent chromophores asymmetrically distributed at the periphery. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 123, 33, 8101-8108 (2001).
  8. M. Maus, R. De, M. Lor, T. Weil, S. Mitra, U.-M. Wiesler, A. Herrmann, J. Hofkens, T. Vosch, K. Müllen, F. C. De Schryver. Intramolecular energy hopping and energy trapping in polyphenylene dendrimers with multiple peryleneimide donor chromophores and a terryleneimide acceptor trap chromophore. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 123, 31, 7668-7676 (2001).
  9. M. Schlupp, T. Weil, A. J. Berresheim, U.-M. Wiesler, J. Bargon, Klaus Müllen. Polyphenylene dendrimers as sensitive and selective sensors. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 40, 21, 4011-4015 (2001).
  10. T. Vosch, J. Hofkens, M. Cotlet, F. Köhn, H. Fujiwara, R. Gronheid, K. Van Der Best, T. Weil, A. Herrmann, K. Müllen, S. Mukamel, M. Van der Auweraer, F.C. De Schryver. Influence of structural and rotational isomerism on the triplet blinking of individual dendrimer molecules. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 40, 24, 4643-4648 (2001).
  11. G. De Belder, S. Jordens, M. Lor, G. Schweitzer, R. De, T. Weil, K. Müllen, F.C. De Schryver. Femtosecond fluorescence upconversion study of rigid dendrimers containing peryleneimide chromophores at the rim. J. Photochem. Photobiol. A 145, 1-2, 61-70 (2001).

Bevor 2000

  1. B. Bodenant, T. Weil, M. Businelli-Pourcel, F. Fages, B. Barbe, I. Pianet, M. Laguerre. Synthesis and solution structure analysis of a bispyrenyl bishydroxamate calix[4]arene-based receptor, a fluorescent chemosensor for Cu(2+) and Ni(2+) metal ions. J. Org. Chem. 64, 19, 7034-7039 (1999).
  2. F. Fages, B. Bodenant, T. Weil. Fluorescent, siderophore-based chelators. Design and synthesis of a trispyrenyl trishydroxamate ligand, an intramolecular excimer-forming sensing molecule which responds to iron(III) and gallium(III) metal cations. J. Org. Chem. 61, 12, 3956-3961 (1996).


Non-peer reviewed publications

  1. K. Müllen, A. C. Grimsdale, A. Herrmann, S. Setayesh, T. Weil. Polyphenylene dendrimers as nano-emitters. Abstr. Pap. Amer. Chem. Soc. 221, U358-U358, 4-PMSE (2001).
  2. K. Müllen, A. Herrmann, T. Weil, I. Oesterling. Artificial dendritic light harvesting complexes. Abstr. Pap. Amer. Chem. Soc. 228, U18, 2-ORGN.
  3. T. Weil, C.G. Parsons, V. Kauss. Allosteric modulation of group I metabotropic glutamate receptors: From structure to function. Abstr. Pap. Am. Chem. Soc. 231, 135-MEDI (2006).
  4. G. Mihov, R. Gropeanu, C. Kuhlmann, H. Luhmann, T. Weil. Tailored protein-based nanocarriers. Abstr. Pap. Am. Chem. Soc. 234, 21-PMSE (2007).
  5. C.G. Parsons, M. Hechenberger, C. Jatzke, T. Bauer, T. Weil. In vitro characterization of mGluR5 positive and negative modulators. Amino Acids, 33, 3, XVIII-XVIII (2007).
  6. Y. Wu, T. Weil. Multifunctional protein- hybrid and its applications in quantum dot coatings. Polymer Preprints 51, 1, 786-787 (2010).
  7. X. Chen, A. Pfisterer, K. Müllen, T. Weil. Site-directed protein and peptide chemistry via tailored bioorthogonal reagents. Abstr. Pap. Am. Chem. Soc. 241, 681-ORGN (2011).
  8. T. Weil, Y. Wu, G. Pramanik. Protein-based copolymers for bioimaging and drug delivery applications. Abstr. Pap. Am. Chem. Soc. 241, 119-POLY (2011).
  9. K. Peneva, T. Weil, K. Müllen. Mit Rylen-Fluoreszenzsonden den Biomolekülen auf der Spur. GIT Labor-Fachzeitschrift, online 16.04.2013.
  10. Y. Wu, D.Y.W. Ng, S.L. Kuan, T. Weil. Programming supramolecular biohybrid polymers for biomedical applications. 248, 558-PMSE (2014).


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