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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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News

 
01/2017: Franziska joins the group as postdoctoral researcher.
12/2016: Merry christmas and a happy new year!
12/2016: Stefanie, Nadine and Heidi finished their PhD. Congratulations!
09/2016: Barbara, Stefanie and Robert preseted their work at the 6th EuCheMS in Seville, Spain. 
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Research

Recent Publications

A postsynthetically 2’-“clickable” uridine with arabino configuration and its application for fluorescent labeling and imaging of DNA
H.-K. Walter, B. Olshausen, U. Schepers, H.-A. Wagenknecht, Beilstein J. Org. Chem. 2017, 13, 127–137.

Elucidation of the Dexter-type energy transfer in DNA by thymine-thymine dimer formation using photosensitizers as artificial nucleosides
L. Antusch, N. Gaß, H.-A. Wagenknecht, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2016, 56, 1385.

Synthesis of N,N-dimethylpyrene-modified short peptides for chemical photocatalysis
S. Hermann, H.-A. Wagenknecht, J. Pept. Sci. 2016, accepted.

Photocatalysis of a [2+2]-cycloaddition in aqueous solution using DNA three-way junctions as chiral photoDNAzymes
N. Gaß, J. Gebhard, H.-A. Wagenknecht, ChemPhotoChem 2016, accepted.

Aus DNA wird Solarzelle
R. Hofsäß, Y. Fritz, H.-A. Wagenknecht, Nachr. Chem. 2016, 64, 1148-1151.

 

 

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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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