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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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07/2016: David, Christian and Nadine presented their work at the 23rd IUPAC Conference on Physical Organic Chemistry in Sydney. Nadine and Christian won a poster price.
06/2016: Leonora, Larissa and Christoph join the group.
01/2016: Ulrike and Yannic join the working group.
12/2015: We wish you a merry christmas and a happy new year 2016.
11/2015: Philipp received the publication award of the Karlsruhe School of Optics and Photonics (KSOP).
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Recent Publications

Scope and limitations of typical copper-free bioorthogonal reactions with DNA: Reactive 2’-deoxyuridine triphosphates for postsynthetic labeling
M. Merkel, S. Arndt, D. Ploschik, G. Cserép, U. Wenge, P. Kele, H.-A. Wagenknecht, J. Org. Chem., 2016, accepted.

Substitution of metallocene with [2.2]-paracyclophane to enable confocal microscopy imaging in living cells
J. Skiba, C. Schmidt, P. Lippmann, P. Ensslen, H.-A. Wagenknecht, R. Czerwieniec, F. Brandl, I. Ott, T. Bernas, B. Krawczyk, D. Szczukocki, K. Kowalski, Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2016, in press.

Two wavelength-shifting molecular beacons for simultaneous and selective imaging of vesicular miRNA-21 and miRNA-31 in living cancer cells
P. R. Bohländer, M. L. Abba, F. Bestvater, H. Allgayer, H.-A. Wagenknecht, Org. Biomol. Chem. 2016, in press.

Synthetic Wavelength-Shifting Fluorescent Probes of Nucleic Acids
C. Schwechheimer, M.Merkel, P. R. Bohländer, H.-A. Wagenknecht
in: K. Nakatani, Y. Tor (Eds.)
Modified Nucleic Acids
, Springer International Publishing Switzerland.





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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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