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Wagenknecht Group

Inst. f. Organic Chemistry
Fritz-Haber-Weg 6
Campus South
Building 30.42
D-76131 Karlsruhe
Tel.: +49 721 608-42860
Fax: +49 721 608-44825

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12/2017: Katja, Sara, Dennis and Daniel joined our group. 
11/2017: Fabienne joined our group as a PhD student.
10/2017: We wish you a successful start in the new semester. 
09/2017: Lisa joined our group as trainee. 


Recent Publications

Significant fluorescence enhancement of N,N-dimethylaminobenzophenone after embedding as C-nucleoside in DNA​​
C. Schweigert, N. Gaß, H.-A. Wagenknecht, A.-N. Unterreiner, ChemPhotoChem 2017, accepted.

Pyrene–nucleobase conjugates: synthesis, oligonucleotide binding and confocal bioimaging studies
A. Jablonski, Y. Fritz, H.-A. Wagenknecht, R. Czerwieniec, T. Bernas, D. Trzybinski, K. Wozniak, K. M. Kowalski Beilstein J. Org. Chem. 2017, 13, 2521-2534.

Synthesis of Dye-Modified Oligonucleotides via Copper (I)-Catalyzed Alkyne Azide Cycloaddition Using an On- and Off-Bead Approach
C. Schwechheimer, L. Doll, H.-A. Wagenknecht, Curr. Protoc. Nucleic Acid Chem. 2017, accepted.

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.





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Research Topics

Nucleic acid chemistry:
New building blocks and postsynthetic methodologies

Chemical photocatalysis:
Sustainability by light and organic dyes

Fluorescent DNA and RNA:
Photostability and cellular imaging of nucleic acids

DNA architectonics:
Biomolecular architectures with optical and electronic functionalities

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