Wagenknecht Group - Institute for Organic Chemistry

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Informationen zum Vorlesungsbetrieb im Sommersemester 2020

Organische Chemie III

Ein Videomitschnitt der Vorlesung und weitere Materialien sind online verfügbar. Für das Kurspasswort senden Sie bitte eine e-Mail an wagenknecht∂kit.edu

Organische Photochemie

Im Laufe des Semesters werden Video-Tutorials und weitere Materialien online zur Verfügung gestellt. Für das Kurspasswort senden Sie bitte eine e-Mail an wagenknecht∂kit.edu


11/2020 Kerstin, Bastian and Maren started their Master Thesis. Good Luck!

06/2020 Maximilian, Philipp and Rita joined the group.

04/2020 Anke and Desirée joined the group.

03/2020 Nicola joined the group.


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

Further information

Recent Publications

Photoredox Catalytic α-Alkoxypentafluorosulfanylation of α-Methyl- and α-Phenylstyrene Using SF₆.
Rombach, D.; Wagenknecht, H.-A.
2020. Angewandte Chemie / International edition, 59 (1), 300–303. doi:10.1002/anie.201910830
How Far Does Energy Migrate in DNA and Cause Damage? Evidence for Long‐Range Photodamage to DNA.
Kuhlmann, A.; Bihr, L.; Wagenknecht, H.
2020. Angewandte Chemie / International edition, 1–5. doi:10.1002/anie.202009216
Postsynthetic Modifications of DNA and RNA by Means of Copper-Free Cycloadditions as Bioorthogonal Reactions.
Krell, K.; Harijan, D.; Wagenknecht, H.-A.; et al.
2020. Bioconjugate chemistry, 31 (4), 990–1011. doi:10.1021/acs.bioconjchem.0c00072
Fluorogenic and bioorthogonal modification of rna using photoclick chemistry.
Krell, K.; Wagenknecht, H.-A.
2020. Biomolecules, 10 (3), Article-No.480. doi:10.3390/biom10030480