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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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08/2015: Heidi got a travel grant and will be participating in the Konstanz Autumn School Chemical Biology.
07/2015: Peggy finished her PhD. Congratulations!
07/2015: Sergej Hermann und Damian Ploschik receive a GDCh travel fellowship for Wissenschaftsforum.
06/2015: Stefanie Arndt receives a travel fellowship from the Liebig-Vereinigung for Gordon Research Seminar and Conference on Physical Organic Chemistry in New Hampshire, USA.
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Recent Publications

Synthesis of benzophenone nucleosides and their photocatalytic evaluation for [2+2]-cycloaddition in aqueous media
Nadine Gaß, H.-A. Wagenknecht, Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2015, accepted.

Bright and photostable cyanine-styryl chromophores with green and red fluorescence color for DNA staining
Peggy. R. Bohländer, H.-A. Wagenknecht, Meth. Appl. Fluorescence 2015, accepted.

Strand Displacement and Duplex Invasion into Double-Stranded DNA by Pyrrolidinyl Peptide Nucleic Acids
Peggy. R. Bohländer, Tirayut Vilaivan, H.-A. Wagenknecht, Org. Biomol. Chem 2015, accepted.

Copper-free postsynthetic labeling of nucleic acids by means of bioorthogonal reactions
M. Merkel, K. Peewasan, S. Arndt, D. Ploschik, H.-A. Wagenknecht, ChemBioChem 2015, accepted.

Sythesis and Evaluation of Nicotinic Acid Derived Tetrazines for Bioorthogonal Labeling
G. Cserép. O. Demeter, E. Bätzner, M. Kállay, H.-A. Wagenknecht, P. Kele, Synthesis 2015, in press.

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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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