Accepted Publications

Our paper “DNA-Polymer Conjugates by Photo-induced RAFT Polymerization” has been accepted for publication in Biomacromolecules. Congratulations to Thorsten, David and Tanja.

Our paper “Autonomous Ultra-Fast Self-Healing Hydrogels by pH-Responsive Functional Nanofiber Gelators as Cell Matrices" has been accepted for publication in Advanced Materials. Congratulations to the team!

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Recently Published

S. Morsbach, G. Gonella, V. Mailänder, S. Wegner, S. Wu, T. Weidner, R. Berger, K. Koynov, D. Vollmer, N. Encinas, S. L. Kuan, T. Bereau, K. Kremer, T. Weil, M. Bonn, H.-J. Butt, K. Landfester „Engineering Proteins at Interfaces: From Complementary Characterization to Material Surfaces with Designed Functions” has been published in Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2018, 57, 12626 –12648 and as German version in Angew. Chem. 2018, 130, 12806 –12830.

This review is a cooperation of the MPIP groups.



  1. S. L. Kuan, F. R. G. Bergamini, T. Weil „Functional protein nanostructures: a chemical toolboxChemical Society Reviews 47, 9069-9105 (2018)
  2. C. Seidler, M. M. Zegota, M. Raabe, S. L. Kuan, D. Y. W. Ng, T. Weil “Dynamic Core-Shell Bioconjugates for Targeted Protein Delivery and ReleaseChemistry-an Asian Journal, 13(22), 3474-3479 (2018)
  3. S. Harvey, D.Y.W. Ng, J. Szelwicka J, L. Hueske L, L. Veith L, M. Raabe M, I. Lieberwirth I, G. Fytas G, K. Wunderlich K, T. Weil “Facile synthesis of ultrasmall polydopamine-polyethylene glycol nanoparticles for cellular deliveryBiointerphases 13(6), 06D407 (2018)
  4. W. Liu, F. Boldt, Y. Tokura, T. Wang, B. K. Agrawalla, Y. Wu, T. Weil "Encoding function into polypeptide-oligonucleotide precision biopolymersChem. Commun. 54, 11797 (2018)
  5. F. Feist, J.P. Menzel, T. Weil, J.P. Blinco, C. Barner-Kowollik "Visible Light-Induced Ligation via o-Quinodimethane ThioethersJournal of the American Chemical Society 140(37), 11848-11854 (2018)
  6. S. M. Chin, C. V. Synatschke, S. Liu, R. J. Nap, N. A. Sather, Q. Wang, Z. Álvarez, A. N. Edelbrock, T. Fyrner, L. C. Palmer, I. Szleifer, M. Olvera de la Cruz, S. I. Stupp „Covalent-supramolecular hybrid polymers as muscle-inspired anisotropic actuatorsNature Communications 9, Article number: 2395 (2018)
  7. S. Obuobi, Y. Wang, J. S. Khara, A. Riegger, S. L. Kuan, P. L. R. Ee “Antimicrobial and Anti-Biofilm Activities of Surface Engineered Polycationic Albumin Nanoparticles with Reduced Hemolytic ActivityMacromolecular Bioscience 1800196 (2018)
  8. M. M. Zegota, T. Wang, C. Seidler, D. Y. W. Ng, S. L. Kuan, T. Weil „“Tag and Modify” Protein Conjugation with Dynamic Covalent ChemistryBioconjugate Chemistry, 29(8), 2665-2670 (2018)
  9. S. Morsbach, G. Gonella, V. Mailänder, S. Wegner, S. Wu, T. Weidner, R. Berger, K. Koynov, D. Vollmer, N. Encinas, S. L. Kuan, T. Bereau, K. Kremer, T. Weil, M. Bonn, H.-J. Butt, K. Landfester „Engineering Proteins at Interfaces: From Complementary Characterization to Material Surfaces with Designed Functions” Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 57, 12626 –12648 (2018) and Angew. Chem. 130, 12806 –12830 (2018)
  10. S. L. Kuan, S. Fischer, S. Hafner, T. Wang, T. Syrovets, W. Liu, Y. Tokura, D. Y. W. Ng, A. Riegger, C. Förtsch, D. Jäger, T. F. E. Barth, T. Simmet, H. Barth, T. Weil „Boosting Antitumor Drug Efficacy with Chemically Engineered Multidomain ProteinsAdvanced Science 5, 8, 1701036 (2018)
  11. S. Sieste, T. Mack, C. V. Synatschke, C. Schilling, C. Meyer zu Reckendorf, L. Pendi, S. Harvey, F. S. Ruggeri, T. P. J. Knowles, C. Meier, D. Y. W. Ng, T. Weil, B. Knöll. "Water-Dispersible Polydopamine-Coated Nanofibers for Stimulation of Neuronal Growth and Adhesion" Advanced Healthcare Materials 1701485 (2018)
  12. Y. Tokura, S. Harvey, X. Xu, C. Chen, C. Rosenauer, S. Morsbach, K. Wunderlich, G. Fytas, Y. Wu, D.Y.W. Ng, T. Weil. “Polymer tube nanoreactors by DNA-origami templated synthesisChem. Commun. 54, 2808 (2018)
  13. P. Moscariello, D. Y. W. Ng, M. Jansen, T. Weil, H. J. Luhmann, J. Hedrich “Brain Delivery of Multifunctional Dendrimer Protein BioconjugatesAdvanced Science 1700897 (2018)
  14. Y. Tokura, S. Harvey, C. Chen, Y. Wu, D.Y.W. Ng, T. Weil. Fabrication of defined polydopamine nanostructures by DNA origami-templated polymerization Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 57, 1587-1591 (2018)
  15. B. K. Agrawalla, T. Wang, A. Riegger, M. P. Domogalla, K. Steinbrink, T. Dörfler, X. Chen, F. Boldt, M. Lamla, J. Michaelis, S. L. Kuan, T. Weil Chemoselective Dual Labeling of Native and Recombinant Proteins Bioconjugate Chem. 29 (1), 29–34 (2018)
  16. W. J. Xie, S. Cha, T. Ohto, W. Mizukami, Y. Mao, M. Wagner, M. Bonn, J. Hunger, Y. Nagata “Large Hydrogen-Bond Mismatch between TMAO and Urea Promotes Their Hydrophobic AssociationCHEM, 4(11), 2615-2627 (2018)
  17. C. Xie, W. Sun, H. Lu, A. Kretzschmann, J. Liu, M. Wagner, H.-J. Butt, X. Deng, S. Wu “Reconfiguring surface functions using visible-light- controlled metal-ligand coordinationNature Communications 9, Art. Nr: 3842 (2018)
  18. B. Dumslaff, M. Wagner, D. Schollmeyer, A. Narita, K. Müllen “A Phenylene-Bridged Cyclohexa-meta-phenylene as Hexa-peri-hexabenzocoronene PrecursorChemistry-A European Journal 24(46), 11908-11910 (2018)
  19. T. Gleede, E. Rieger, L. Liu, C. Bakkali-Hassani, M. Wagner, S. Carlotti, D. Taton, D. Andrienko, F. R. Wurm “Alcohol- and Water-Tolerant Living Anionic Polymerization of AziridinesMacromolecules 51(15), 5713-5719 (2018)
  20. W. Sun, Y. Wen, R. Thiramanas, M. Chen, J. Han, N. Gong, M. Wagner, S. Jiang, M. S. Meijer, S. Bonnet, H.-J. Butt, V. Mailänder, X.-J. Liang, S. Wu Red-Light-Controlled Release of Drug–Ru Complex Conjugates from Metallopolymer Micelles for Phototherapy in Hypoxic Tumor Environments Advanced Functional Materials 1804227, (2018)
  21. E. Rieger, J. Blankenburg, E. Grune, M. Wagner, K. Landfester, F. R. Wurm “Controlling the Polymer Microstructure in Anionic Polymerization by CompartmentalizationAngew. Chem. Int. Ed. 57, 2483 –2487 (2018)
  22. G. Becker, Z. Deng, M. Zober, M. Wagner, K. Lienkamp, F. R. Wurm “Surface-attached poly(phosphoester)-hydrogels with benzophenone groupsPolymer Chemistry 9(3), 315-326 (2018)
  23. K. N. Bauer, L. Liu, D. Andrienko, M. Wagner, E. K. Macdonald, M. P. Shaver, F. R. Wurm “Polymerizing Phostones: A Fast Way to In-Chain Poly(phosphonate)s with Adjustable HydrophilicityMacromolecules 51(4), 1272-1279 (2018)
  24. R. Duana, M. Wagner, K. Müllen, C. Li “D1-A-D2-A-D1-type constitutional pi-conjugated small molecular isomers bearing benzodithiophene, benzothiadiazole, and thiopheneDyes and Pigments 151, 54-63 (2018)
  25. C. Muhl, O. Schäfer, T. Bauer, H.-J. Räder, M. Barz “Poly(S-ethylsulfonyl-L-homocysteine): An alpha-Helical Polypeptide for Chemoselective Disulfide FormationMacromolecules, 51(20), 8188-8196 (2018)
  26. S. Beck, J. Schultze, H.-J. Räder, R. Holm, M. Schinnerer, M. Barz, K. Koynov, R. Zentel “Site-Specific DBCO Modification of DEC205 Antibody for Polymer ConjugationPolymers 10(2), Article Number: 141 (2018)
  27. A. Kumar, W. Pisula, C. Sieber, M. Klapper, K. Müllen “Anhydrous proton conduction in self-assembled and disassembled ionic moleculesJournal of Materials Chemistry A 6(14), 6074-6084 (2018)
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