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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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07/2017: Damian won a poster price at the 20th European Symposium on Organic Chemistry in Cologne. 
07/2017: Arthur and Fabian join the group.
06/2017: Isabella and Sara start their master's theses. 
05/2017: Katja, Sara and Reji join the group. 
04/2017: Krisana finished her PhD. Congratulations!


Recent Publications

Molecular movement in the Arabidopsis thaliana female gametophyte
R. M. Erdmann, A. Hoffmann, H.-K. Walter, H.-A. Wagenknecht, R. Groß-Hardt, M. Gehring, Plant. Reprod. 2017, accepted.

1,2,4-triazine-modified 2'-deoxyuridine triphosphate for efficient bioorthogonal fluorescent labeling of DNA
K. Peewasan,  H.-A. Wagenknecht, ChemBioChem 2017, accepted.

Synthesis of wavelength-shifting fluorescent DNA and RNA with two photostable cyanine-styryl dyes as base surrogate pair
J. Steinmeyer, F. Rönicke, U. Schepers, H.-A. Wagenknecht, ChemistryOpen 2017, accepted. 

The influence of electron-withdrawing groups at the 2- and 2’-positions of dibenzothienylethenes on molecular switching
R. Hofsäß, D. Rombach, H.-A. Wagenknecht, Synlett 2017, accepted.




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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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