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Bibliographia Humboldtiana Index

Bibliographia Humboldtiana

I. Publications by Humboldt Research Fellows from abroad in 2017

Chemistry, pharmacy

Abdel-Razek, Prof. Dr. Fathy Mohamed

Cairo University, Egypt
Field of research: Organic chemistry
Host: Prof. Dr. Peter Metz Technische Universität Dresden
  • Nadia H. Metwally, Fathy M. Abdelrazek, Salwa M. Eldaly, Peter Metz: 3-(3,5-Dimethyl-1H-Pyrazol-1-yl)-3-Oxopropanenitrile as Precursor for Some New Mono-Heterocyclic and Bis-Heterocyclic Compounds. In: J. Heterocyclic Chem.. 54, 2017, p. 289 - 294 [3-(3,5-Dimethyl-1 H -pyrazol-1-yl)-3-oxopropanenitrile, cyanoacetylation, mono-and di-chromenes, dithiazoles].

  • Fathy M. Abdelrazek, Sobhi M. Gomha, Peter Metz, Mohamed M. Abdalla: Synthesis of Some Novel 1,4-Phenylene-bis-thiazolyl Derivatives and Their Anti-hypertensive α-blocking Activity Screening. In: J. Heterocyclic Chem.. 54, 2017, p. 618 - 623 [1,1`-(1,4-phenylene)bis(2-bromoethanone), Thiosemicarbazones, 1,4-Phenylene-bis-thiazolyl derivatives, Anti-hypertensive α-blocking activity].

  • Ibrahim F. Nassar, Ahmed F. El Farargy, Fathy M. Abdelrazek, Nasser S.M. Ismail: Design, synthesis and anticancer evaluation of novel pyrazole, pyrazolo[3,4-d]pyrimidine and their glycoside derivatives. In: Nucleosides, Nucleotides & Nucleic Acids . 36, 2017, p. 275 - 291 [ Pyrazolones, Pyrazolo[,-d]pyrimidine, Glycoside, Anticancer activity.].

  • Fathy M. Abdelrazek, Sobhi M. Gomha, Aly H. Abdelrahman, Peter Metz, Mohsen A. Sayed: A Facile Synthesis and Drug Design of Some New Heterocyclic Compounds Incorporating Pyridine Moiety and Their Antimicrobial Evaluation. In: Letters in Drug Design & Discovery . 14, 2017, p. 752 - 762 [Acetylpyridine, antimicrobial activity, enaminone, hydrazonyl halides, molecular docking.].

  • Fathy M. Abdelrazek, Peter Metz, Anne Jäger, Nadia H. Metwally: An Eco-friendly Synthesis of Some Novel 4-methyl-4-hetaryl Chromene and Pyrano[2,3-c]pyrazole Derivatives. In: J. Heterocyclic Chem.. 54, 2017, p. 2313 - 2318 [chromenes, Pyrano[2,3-c]pyrazole derivatives, Cyclic β-diketones, 2-Acetylfuran, 2-Acetylthiophene, Malononitrile, Active methylene pyrazolones. ].

Bakhshi, Dr. Hadi

Iran Polymer and Petrochemical Institute, Iran
Field of research: Macromolecular chemistry
Host: Prof. Dr. Seema Agarwal Universität Bayreuth
  • H. Bakhshi, S. Agarwal: Hyperbranched polyesters as biodegradable and antibacterial additives. In: Journal of Materials Chemistry B doi: 10.1039/C7TB01301A. 2017.

  • F. Karimi Ahmadabad, M. Pourayoubi, H. Bakhshi: Novel Keggin-type polyoxometalate nanocatalysts for Michael addition polymerizations. In: Materials Chemistry and Physics. 199, 2017, p. 79 - 87.

Boldescu, Dr. Veaceslav

Academy of Sciences of Moldova, Moldavia
Field of research: Pharmaceutical chemistry
Host: Prof. Dr. Christian Klein Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg
  • Veaceslav Boldescu, Mira A. M. Behnam, Nikos Vasilakis, Christian D. Klein: Broad-spectrum agents for flaviviral infections: dengue, Zika and beyond. In: Nature Reviews Drug Discovery. 16, 2017, p. 565 - 586 [antiviral agents, drug discovery, virology, dengue, Zika virus].

Brzezinski, Dr. Marek

Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland
Field of research: Macromolecular chemistry
Host: Prof. Dr. Sebastian Seiffert Freie Universität Berlin
  • Marek Brzeziński, Anna Kacprzak, Marcelo Calderón, Sebastian Seiffert: Metallo-Polymer Chain Extension Controls the Morphology and Release Kinetics of Microparticles Composed of Terpyridine-Capped Polylactides and their Stereocomplexes. In: Macromolecular Rapid Communications. 38, 2017, [controlled release, metallo-polymers, microfluidics, polylactide, stereocomplexation. ].

  • Marek Brzeziński: Hollow Microcapsules with Enhanced Stability via Stereocomplex Assemblies. In: Macromolecular Chemistry and Physics. 2017, [microfluidics, polylactide, stereocomplexation, microcapsules].

Chen, Dr. Shuangqiang

University of Technology, Sydney, Australia
Field of research: Electrochemistry
Host: Prof. Dr. Yan Yu Max-Planck-Institut für Festkörperforschung
  • Shuangqiang Chen, Laifa Shen, Peter A. van Aken, Joachim Maier and Yan Yu: Dual-functionalized double carbon shells coated silicon nanoparticles for high performance lithium ion batteries. In: Advanced Materials. 3, 2017, [Lithium ion batteries, Si, Anode materials, Double shelled carbon spheres].

  • Shuangqiang Chen, Chao Wu, Laifa Shen, Changbao Zhu, Yuanye Huang, Kai Xi, Joachim Maier and Yan Yu: Challenge and Perspective of NASICON-Type electrode Materials for Advanced Sodium-ion Batteries. In: Advanced Materials. 2, 2017, [Sodium ion batteries, NASICON-types of Materials, Challenges and perspective, Cathode and Anode Materials].

  • Laifa Shen, Shuangqiang Chen, Peter Kopold, Peter A. van Aken, Joachim Maier, and Yan Yu: Peapod-like Li3VO4/N-doped carbon nanowires with capacitive properties as advanced materials for high-energy lithium-ion capacitors. In: Advanced Materials. 3, 2017, [Lithium ion capacitors, Li3VO4, anode materilas, high-energy].

  • Laifa Shen, Shuangqiang Chen, Joachim Maier, and Yan Yu: Carbon-Coated Li3VO4 Spheres as Constituents of an Advanced Anode Material for High-Rate Long-Life Lithium Ion Battery. In: Advanced Materials. 4, 2017, [Li3VO4, Anode materials, High-rate materials, Lithium ion batteries.].

Chen, Dr. Yi-Hung

Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München (LMU), Germany
Field of research: Organic chemistry
Host: Prof. Dr. Paul Knochel Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München (LMU)
  • Yi-Hung Chen, Mario Ellwart, Georgios Toupalas, Yusuke Ebe, and Paul Knochel*: Preparation and Application of Solid, Salt-Stabilized Zinc Amide Enolates with Enhanced Air and Moisture Stability. In: Angew. Chem. Int. Ed.. 56, 2017, p. 4612 - 4616 [a-arylation · cross-coupling · solid zinc reagents · synthetic methods · zinc amide enolates].

  • Y-H. Chen, C. P. Tüllmann, M. Ellwart, P. Knochel : Preparation of Solid Polyfunctional Alkynylzinc Pivalates with Enhanced Air and Moisture Stability for Organic Synthesis. In: Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. . 56, 2017, p. 9236 - 9239 [alkynes, alkynylzinc pivalates, carboxyamidotriazoles, click chemistry, zinc].

  • Y.-H. Chen, M. Ellwart, V. Malakhov, P. Knochel : Solid Organozinc Pivalates: A New Class of Zinc Organometallics with Greatly Enhanced Air- and Moisture Stability. In: Synthesis . 49, 2017, p. 3215 - 3223 [zinc, magnesium, cross-coupling, transtion metal, metallation].

  • J. M. Hammann, L. Thomas, Y.-H. Chen, D. Hass, P. Knochel : Cobalt-Catalyzed Cross-Couplings of Bench-Stable Alkynylzinc Pivalates with (Hetero)Aryl and Alkenyl Halides. In: Org. Lett. . 19, 2017, p. 3847 - 3850.

Corthey, Dr. Gaston

Max-Planck-Institut für Struktur und Dynamik der Materie, Argentina
Field of research: Physical chemistry
Host: Prof. Dr. Dwayne R. J. Miller Max-Planck-Institut für Struktur und Dynamik der Materie
  • Rui Xian, Gastón Corthey, David M. Rogers, Carole A. Morrison, Valentyn I. Prokhorenko, Stuart A. Hayes, R. J. Dwayne Miller : Coherent ultrafast lattice-directed reaction dynamics of triiodide anion photodissociation. In: Nature Chemistry. 9, 2017, p. 516 - 522 [solid-state reaction; lattice dynamics; reaction dynamics; intermolecular interaction; ultrafast spectroscopy ].

Darweesh Ramadan, Dr. Ahmed Fathy

Cairo University, Egypt
Field of research: Natural products chemistry
Host: Prof. Dr. Peter Metz Technische Universität Dresden
  • Mostafa E. Salem, Ahmed F. Darweesh, Ahmed E. M. Mekky, Ahmad M. Farag and Ahmed H. M. Elwahy: 2-Bromo-1-(1H-pyrazol-4-yl)ethanone: Versatile precursor for novel mono- and bis[pyrazolylthiazoles]. . In: J. Heterocycl. Chem.. 54, 2017, p. 226 - 234 [bis[pyrazolylthiazoles], 2-Bromo-1-(1H-pyrazol-4-yl)ethanone].

  • Soad K. Salama, Ahmed F. Darweesh, Ismail A. Abdelhamid and Ahmed H. M. Elwahy : Microwave assisted green multicomponent synthesis of novel bis(2-amino-tetrahydro-4H-chromene-3-carbonitrile) derivatives using Chitosan as ecofriendly basic catalyst. In: J. Heterocycl. Chem., . 54, 2017, p. 305 - 311 [Microwave, Chitosan, multicomponent synthesis, bis(4H-chromene)].

  • Mostafa E. Salem, Ahmed F. Darweesh, Ahmad M. Farag and Ahmed H. M. Elwahy: Synthesis and structures of novel multi-armed molecules involving benzene as a core and 4-phenylthiazole, 4-pyrazolylthiazole or thiadiazole units as arms. In: J. Heterocycl. Chem . 54, 2017, p. 586 - 595 [multi-armed molecules, 4-phenylthiazole, 4-pyrazolylthiazole, thiadiazole ].

  • Nesma A. Abd El-Fatah, Ahmed F. Darweesh, Adel A. Mohamed, Ismail A. Abdelhamid, Ahmed H.M. Elwahy: Experimental and theoretical study on the regioselective bis- and polyalkylation of 2-mercaptonicotinonitrile and 2- mercaptopyrimidine-5-carbonitrile derivatives. In: Tetrahedron . 73, 2017, p. 1436 - 1450 [2-Pyridinethione Alkylation Bis- and poy(halo) compounds Bis-and poly(pyridines) Bis- and poly(pyrimidines) Multi-armed heterocycles DFT calculations].

  • Soad K. Salama, Magda F. Mohamed, Ahmed F. Darweesh, Ahmed H.M. Elwahy, Ismail A. Abdelhamid: Molecular docking simulation and anticancer assessment on human breast carcinoma cell line using novel bis(1,4-dihydropyrano[2,3-c] pyrazole-5-carbonitrile) and bis(1,4-dihydropyrazolo[40,30:5,6]pyrano [2,3-b]pyridine-6-carbonitrile) derivatives. In: Bioorganic Chemistry . 71, 2017, p. 19 - 29 [Bis-aldehydes Malononitrile Bis-arylidenemalononitriles Multicomponent reactions Bis(1,4-dihydropyrano[2,3-c]pyrazole-5- carbonitrile) Docking studies Cytotoxic assay MTT].

  • Nesma A. Abd El-Fatah Ahmed F. Darweesh Adel A. Mohamed Ismail A. Abdelhamid Ahmed H. M. Elwahy: Regioselective synthesis and theoretical studies of novel bis(tetrahydro[1,2,4]triazolo[5,1-b]quinazolin-8(4H)-ones) catalyzed by ZnO nanoparticles. In: Monatsh Chem DOI 10.1007/s00706-017-2040-7. 2017, [Bis-aldehydes, 5-Amino-1,2,4-triazole, Dimedone Regio-selectivity, Bis(tetrahydro[1,2,4]- triazolo[5,1-b]quinazolin-8(4H)-one), ZnO nanoparticles].

Enamullah, Prof. Dr. Mohammed

Jahangirnagar University, Bangladesh
Field of research: Inorganic chemistry
Host: Prof. Dr. Christoph Janiak Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf
  • M. Enamullah, M. A. Quddus, M. M. Rahman, and T. E. Burrow: Syntheses and characterization of copper(II)-complexes with N-2-(R-pyridyl)salicylaldiminate Schiff base ligands (R = H, 4/6-CH3) . In: Journal Molecular Structure. 1130, 2017, p. 765 - 774 [Inorganic Chemistry].

  • M. Enamullah, A.-C Chamayou, K. S. Banu, A. Ch. Kautz and C. Janiak: Copper(II)-salicylaldehydate/-methoxy(pyridine-2-yl)methanolate complexes via in-situ hydrolysis of Schiff bases. In: Inorganica Chimica Acta. 464, 2017, p. 186 - 194 [Inorganic Chemistry].

Esterhuysen, Dr. Catharine

University of Stellenbosch, South Africa
Field of research: Theoretical chemistry
Host: Prof. Dr. Tim Clark Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg
  • Catharine Esterhuysen, Andreas Heßelmann, Timothy Clark : Trifluoromethyl: an amphiphilic noncovalent bonding partner. In: ChemPhysChem. 18, 2017, p. 772 - 784 [Halogen bonding, anomeric effect].

Helaly, Dr. Soleiman

Aswan University, Germany
Field of research: Natural products chemistry
Host: Prof. Dr. Marc Stadler Helmholtz-Zentrum für Infektionsforschung GmbH
  • Sara R. Noumeur, Soleiman E. Helaly, Rolf Jansen, Marcus Gereke,Theresia E.B. Stradal, Daoud Harzallah and Marc Stadler: Preussilides A-F, Bicyclic Polyketides from the Endophytic Fungus Preussia similis with Antiproliferative Activity. In: Journal of Natural Products. 80, 2017.

  • Soleiman E. Helaly, Wilawan Kuephadungphan, Souwalak Phongpaichit, Janet Jennifer Luangsa-ard, Vatcharin Rukachaisirikul and Marc Stadler : Five Unprecedented Secondary Metabolites from the Spider Parasitic Fungus Akanthomyces novoguineensis. In: Molecules. 22(6), 2017, p. 991 [akanthol; akanthozine; Akanthomyces novoguineensis; hydroxamic acid; chemotaxonomy].

  • Samad Ashrafi, Soleiman Helaly, Hans-Josef Schroers, Marc Stadler, Katja R Richert-Poeggeler, Abdelfattah A Dababat, Wolfgang Maier: Ijuhya vitellina sp. nov., a novel source for chaetoglobosin A, is a destructive parasite of the cereal cyst nematode Heterodera filipjevi. In: PloS ONE. 12(7), 2017, p. e0180032.

  • Wilawan Kuephadungphan, Soleiman E Helaly, Charuwan Daengrot, Souwalak Phongpaichit, Janet Jennifer Luangsa-ard, Vatcharin Rukachaisirikul, Marc Stadler: Akanthopyrones A–D, α-pyrones bearing a 4-O-methyl-β-D-glucopyranose moiety from the spider-associated ascomycete Akanthomyces novoguineensis. In: Molecules. 22(7), 2017, p. 1202 [cordycipitaceae; hypocreales; invertebrate-associated fungi; α-pyrones; 4-O-methyl-β- D-glucopyranose ].

Jadhav, Dr. Sandip Vilas

, Germany
Field of research: Organic chemistry
Host: Prof. Dr. Norbert Sewald Universität Bielefeld
  • Sandip V. Jadhav (co-corresponding Author), Paolo Amabili, Hans-Georg Stammler and Norbert Sewald: Remarkable Modulation of Self-Assembly in Short γ-Peptides by Neighboring Ions and Orthogonal H-Bonding. In: Chemistry A European Journal. 23, 2017, p. 10352 - 10357 [biomaterial · foldamer · hydrogel · peptides · supramolecular chemistry . Amyloid beta].

Jana, Dr. Poulami

Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER) Kolkata, India
Field of research: Macromolecular chemistry
Host: Prof. Dr. Carsten Schmuck Universität Duisburg-Essen
  • Poulami Jana and Carsten Schmuck*: Self-Assembly of a Tripodal Triszwitterion Forms a pH-Switchable Hydrogel that Can Reversibly Encapsulate Hydrophobic Guests in Water. In: Chemistry a European Journal. 23, 2017, p. 320 - 326 [dyes/pigments · ion pairs · nanostructures · selfassembly · supramolecular gels].

Jassbi, Dr. Amir Reza

Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Iran
Field of research: Natural products chemistry
Host: Prof. Dr. Ian T. Baldwin Max-Planck-Institut für Chemische Ökologie
  • M. H. Mirzaei , O. Firuzi ,B. Schneider, I. T. Baldwin, A. R. Jassbi, : Cytotoxic Diterpenoids from the roots of Salvia lachnocalyx. In: Revista Brasileira de Farmacognosia. 27, 2017, p. 475 - 479 [Salvia lachnocalyx; Diterpenoid; NMR; Cytotoxicity].

  • Amir Reza Jassbi, Somayeh Zare, Mojtaba Asadollahi, Meredith C Schuman: Ecological Roles and Biological Activities of Specialized Metabolites from the Genus Nicotiana. In: Chemical Reviews . 117 , 2017, p. 12227 - 12280 [Nicotiana, Specialized metabolites, Tobacco].

  • H. Hadavand Mirzaei , O. Firuzi , I. T. Baldwin, A. R. Jassbi: Cytotoxic Activities of Different Iranian Solanaceae and Lamiaceae Plants and Bioassay-Guided Study of an Active Extract from Salvia lachnocalyx. In: Natural Products Communication. 12, 2017, p. 1529 - 1672 [Anti cancer, Solanaceae,Lamiaceae, Bioassay-guided fractionation, Salvia lachnocalyx].

Kapdi, Dr. Anant

University of Mumbai, India
Field of research: Non-metallic and organometallic chemistry
Host: Prof. Dr. Moniek Tromp Technische Universität München
  • Vaibhav Sable, Karan Maindan, Anant R. Kapdi, Pushkar Sudhakar Shejwalkar, and Kenji Hara: Active Palladium Colloids via Palladacycle Degradation as Efficient Catalysts for Oxidative Homocoupling and Cross-Coupling of Aryl Boronic Acids. In: ACS Omega. 2, 2017, p. 204 - 217 [Palladium colloids, homocoupling, cross-coupling, arylboronic acids, diarylmethanols].

  • Vijay Gayakhe Aniket Gholap Anant R. Kapdi: Mechanistic/ Organometallic Aspects of Palladium Catalyzed C–H Bond Functionalization. In: Strategies for Palladium-Catalyzed Non-Directed and Directed C-H Bond Functionalization. (Ed. Anant R. Kapdi Debabrata Maiti) New York: Elsevier, 2017, p. 417 - 452 [C-H bond functionalization, Directed, Non-Directed, Palladium-Catalyzed].

  • Gopal Dhangar Jose Luis Serrano Carola Schulzke Krishna Chaitanya Gunturu Anant R. Kapdi: Palladacycle-Catalyzed Triple Suzuki Coupling Strategy for the Synthesis of Anthracene-Based OLED Emitters. In: ACS Omega. 2, 2017, p. 3144 - 3156 [OLED, Suzuki-Miyaura Palladacycles Antracene].

  • Aniket V. A. Gholap Soham Maity Carola Schulzke Debabrata Maiti Anant R. Kapdi: Synthesis of Cu-catalysed quinazolinones using a Csp3–H functionalisation/cyclisation strategy. In: Org. Biomol. Chem.. 15, 2017, p. 7140 - 7146 [C-H Bond Functionalization Copper-Catalyzed Quinazolinones].

  • Vijay Gayakhe Yulia Borozdina Anant R. Kapdi Carola Schulzke: Crystal Structure of 5-(Dibenzofuran-4-yl)-2'-deoxyuridine. In: Acta Crystallographica E. E73, 2017, p. 1493 - 1496 [Uridine, Xray, nucleosides].

  • Melanie M. Lorion Karan Maindan Anant R. Kapdi and Lutz Ackermann: Heteromultimetallic catalysis for sustainable organic syntheses. In: Chemical Society Reviews. 46, 2017, p. 7399 - 7420 [Multimetallic Sustainable Organic Synthesis Sequential Ope-pot].

Kasian, Dr. Olga

Ukrainian State University of Chemical Technology, Ukraine
Field of research: Electrochemistry
Host: Dr. Karl J.J. Mayrhofer Max-Planck-Institut für Eisenforschung GmbH
  • Enrico Pizzutilo, Olga Kasian, Chang Hyuck Choi, Serhiy Cherevko, Graham J Hutchings, Karl JJ Mayrhofer, Simon J Freakley: Electrocatalytic synthesis of hydrogen peroxide on Au-Pd nanoparticles: From fundamentals to continuous production. In: Chemical Physics Letters. 2017, [gold; palladium; hydrogen peroxide; electrocatalyst].

Laraia, Dr. Luca

Max-Planck-Institut für molekulare Physiologie, Germany
Field of research: Organic chemistry
Host: Prof. Dr. Herbert Waldmann Max-Planck-Institut für molekulare Physiologie
  • Luca Laraia, Kosuke Ohsawa, Georgios Konstantinidis, Lucas Robke, Yao‐Wen Wu, Kamal Kumar, Herbert Waldmann: Discovery of Novel Cinchona‐Alkaloid‐Inspired Oxazatwistane Autophagy Inhibitors. In: Angewandte Chemie. 129, 2017, p. 2177 - 2182 [Autophagy, natural products, chemical biology].

  • Luca Laraia, Herbert Waldmann: Natural product inspired compound collections: evolutionary principle, chemical synthesis, phenotypic screening, and target identification. In: Drug Discovery Today: Technologies. 2017, [Natural products, phenotypic screening, target identification].

Lennox, Dr. Alastair John James

University of Bristol, Germany
Field of research: Non-metallic and organometallic chemistry
Host: Prof. Dr. Matthias Beller Universität Rostock
  • Shu-Ping Luo, Nan-Yu Chen, Yuan-Yuan Sun, Alastair J. J. Lennox, Liang-Min Xia, Hao Chen, Hai-Ming Jin, Henrik Junge, Qin-An Wu, Jian-Hong Jia, Matthias Beller: Structure-Activated Copper Photosensitisers for Photocatalytic Water Reduction. In: Chemistry-A European Journal. 23, 2017, p. 3631 - 3636.

Mansour, Dr. Ahmed Moustafa

Cairo University, Germany
Field of research: Non-metallic and organometallic chemistry
Host: Prof. Dr. Ulrich Schatzschneider Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg
  • Ahmed M. Mansour and Ola R. Shehab: Photoactivatable CO-Releasing Properties of {Ru(CO)2}-Core Pyridylbenzimidazole Complexes and Reactivity towards Lysozyme. In: European Journal of Inorganic Chemistry. 2017, 2017, p. 4299 - 4310 [CO-releasing molecules · Photochemistry · Density functional calculations · Lysozymes · Ruthenium].

  • Ahmed M. Mansour and Alexandra Friedrich : The CO release properties of κ2N1,N2 Mn(I) tricarbonyl photoCORMs with tridentate benzimidazole coligands. In: Inorganic Chemistry Frontiers. 4, 2017, p. 1517 - 1524 [PhotoCORMs, TD-DFT, Benzimidazole, Blue-light].

  • Ahmed M. Mansour and Alexandra Friedrich: Blue-light induced CO releasing properties of thiourea based manganese(I) carbonyl complexes. In: Polyhedron. 131, 2017, p. 13 - 21 [CORMs, Photoactivatable, DFT, Blue-light, Thiourea].

  • Ahmed M. Mansour, Fatma A. Soliman, Ola R. Shehab and Nour T. Abdel-Ghani : Photodegradation of sulfadiazine catalyzed by p-benzoquinones and picric acid: application to charge transfer complexes. In: RSC Advances. 7, 2017, p. 39989 - 39996 [Sulfadiazine, Charge transfer complexes, TD-DFT, degardation].

Mishra, Dr. Seema

CSIR National Botanical Research Institute, India
Field of research: Environmental chemistry, environmental toxicology
Host: Dr. Rainer Wennrich Helmholtz-Zentrum für Umweltforschung - UFZ
  • Seema Mishra, Jürgen Mattusch, Rainer Wennrich: Accumulation and transformation of inorganic and organic arsenic in rice and role of thiol-complexation to restrict their translocation to shoot. In: Scientific Reports. 7, 2017, p. 40522 [Arsenic, organic arsenic, transformation, arsenic-thiol complex].

Mukherjee, Dr. Debabrata

Rheinisch-Westfälische Technische Hochschule Aachen, Germany
Field of research: Non-metallic and organometallic chemistry
Host: Prof. Dr. Jun Okuda Rheinisch-Westfälische Technische Hochschule Aachen
  • Debabrata Mukherjee, Thomas P. Spaniol, and Jun Okuda: Unexpected alkane elimination from group 13 cationic dialkyls in reaction with a macrocyclic polyamine. In: Dalton Trans.. 46, 2017, p. 651 - 655 [Aluminium, Indium, Macrocyclic Polyamine, Alkane Elimination].

  • Debabrata Mukherjee, Hassan Osseili, Khai-Nghi Truong, Thomas P. Spaniol, and Jun Okuda: Ring-opening of cyclic ethers by aluminium hydridotriphneylborate. In: Chem. Commun.. 53, 2017, p. 3493 - 3496 [Aluminium cation, HBPh3-, cyclic ethers, ring-opening].

  • Debabrata Mukherjee, Ann-Kristin Wiegand, Thomas P. Spaniol, and Jun Okuda: Zinc hydridotriphenylborates supported by a neutral macrocyclic polyamine. In: Dalton Trans.. 46, 2017, p. 6183 - 6186 [Zinc, HBPh3-, Macrocyclic Polyamine, Catalysis].

  • Hassan Osseili, Debabrata Mukherjee, Klaus Beckerle, Thomas P. Spaniol, and Jun Okuda: Me6TREN-supported alkali metal hydridotriphenylborates [(L)M][HBPh3] (M = Li, Na, K): synthesis, structure, and reactivity. In: Organometallics, DOI: 10.1021/acs.organomet.7b00308. 2017, [Alkali metals, Lithium, Me6TREN, Hydroboration, Catalysis].

  • Debabrata Mukherjee, Hassan Osseili, Thomas P. Spaniol, and Jun Okuda: Facile ring-opening of THF at lithium induced by a pendant Si-H bond and BPh3. In: Dalton Trans., DOI: 10.1039/C7DT01671A. 2017, [Lithium, THF, Ring-opening, Si-H bond, BPh3].

  • Debabrata Mukherjee, Satoru Shirase, Klaus Beckerle, Thomas P. Spaniol, Kazushi Mashima, and Jun Okuda: Group 2 metal (Mg, Ca, Sr) silylamides supported by a cyclen-derived macrocyclic polyamine. In: Dalton Trans., DOI: 10.1039/C7DT01727H. 2017, [Group 2, Mg-Ca-Sr, Silazide, Macrocyclic Polyamine, beta-agostic].

Ndongo, Dr. Joseph Thierry

Universite de Yaounde I, Cameroon
Field of research: Natural products chemistry
Host: Prof. Dr. Hartmut Laatsch Georg-August-Universität Göttingen
  • Joseph Thierry Ndongo a, b, *, Josephine Ngo Mbing c, Michel Feussi Tala b, Aymeric Monteillier d, Dieudonne Emmanuel Pegnyemb c, Muriel Cuendet d, Hartmut Laatsch b, **: Indoline alkaloids from Tabernaemontana contorta with cancer chemopreventive activity. In: Phytochemistry. 144, 2017, p. 189 - 196 [Tabernaemontana contorta Apocynaceae Contortarine A 16-epi-pleiomutinine N4-Chloromethyl-pleiomutinine Cancer chemopreventive properties ECD].

  • Michel Feussi Tala, Jianchun Qin, Joseph Thierry Ndongo, Hartmut Laatsch: New Azulene-Type Sesquiterpenoids from the Fruiting Bodies of Lactarius deliciosus. In: Natural Products and Bioprospecting . 7, 2017, p. 269 - 273 [Lactarius deliciosus, Fungal pigments, Azulene sesquiterpenoids, Antibacterial activity].

Pillai, Dr. Pramod

Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER) Pune, India
Field of research: Physical chemistry
Host: Prof. Dr. Christof M. Niemeyer Technische Universität Dortmund
  • Gayathri Devatha, Soumendu Roy, Anish Rao, Abhik Mallick, Sudipta Basu, Pramod P Pillai: Electrostatically driven resonance energy transfer in “cationic” biocompatible indium phosphide quantum dots. In: Chemical Science. 8, 2017, p. 3879 - 3884 [Cationic Quantum Dots, Electrostatics, FRET, Biotargeting, Energy Transfer].

  • J. Timonen, C. Raimondo, D. Pilans, Pramod P. Pillai, Bartosz. A. Grzybowski: Trapping, manipulation, and crystallization of live cells using magnetofluidic tweezers. In: Nanoscale Horizons. 2, 2017, p. 50 - 54.

Ratkova, Dr. Ekaterina

Russian Academy of Sciences, Russian Federation
Field of research: Theoretical chemistry
Host: Dr. Igor V. Tetko Helmholtz Zentrum München, GmbH Deutsches Forschungszentrum für Gesundheit und Umwelt
  • Ekaterina Ratkova, Yuriy Abramov, Igor Baskin, David Livingstone, Maxim Fedorov, Michael With nall, Igor Tetko : Empirical and Physics-Based Calculations of Physical–Chemical Properties. In: Comprehensive Medicinal Chemistry III. (Ed. Samuel Chackalamannil David Rotella Simon Ward) Elsevier, 2017.

Ringenberg, Dr. Mark

Universität Basel, Switzerland
Field of research: Molecular chemistry, complex chemistry
Host: Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Kaim Universität Stuttgart
  • Dr. Mark R. Ringenberg*, Max Schwilk, Florian Wittkamp, Dr. Ulf-Peter Apfel, Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Kaim: Organometallic Fe–Fe Interactions: Beyond Common Metal–Metal Bonds and Inverse Mixed-Valent Charge Transfer. In: Chemistry - A European Journal. 23, 2017, p. 1770 - 1774 [carbonyl complexes; ferrocene; metal–metal interactions; mixed valence; organoiron compounds].

  • Christina Sondermann, Mark R. Ringenberg : Tuning the Overpotential of Electrocatalytically Active Cyclopentadienylnickel Complexes Containing 1,4-Diaza-1,3-butadienes (DAB) for Proton Reduction. In: Dalton Transactions. 46, 2017, p. 5143 - 5146 [Electrocatalysis, Coordination Chemistry, Organometallic Chemistry, Electrochemistry, Hydrogen ].

Sahle, Dr. Fitsum Feleke

University of Tennessee, Germany
Field of research: Pharmaceutical technology, galenics
Host: Prof. Dr. Roland Bodmeier Freie Universität Berlin
  • Fitsum Feleke Sahle, Christian Gerecke, Burkhard Kleuser, Roland Bodmeier: Formulation and comparative in vitro evaluation of various dexamethasone-loaded pH-sensitive polymeric nanoparticles intended for dermal applications. In: International Journal of Pharmaceutics. 516, 2017, p. 21 - 31 [Cellulose acetate phthalate, Dexamethasone, Eudragit®, HPMCP, pH-sensitive nanoparticle, Skin nanocarrier].

  • Fitsum Feleke Sahle, Michael Giulbudagian, Julian Bergueiro, Jurgen Lademann, Marcelo Calderon, : Dendritic polyglycerol and N-isopropylacrylamide based thermoresponsive nanogels as smart carriers for controlled delivery of drugs through the hair follicle. In: Nanoscale. 2017, [dendritic polyglycerol, follicular penetration, hydroxyethyl cellulose gel, N-isopropylacrylamide, thermoresponsive nanogel, ex vivo drug release].

  • Benjamin Balzus, Fitsum Feleke Sahle, Stefan Hönzke, Christian Gerecke, Fabian Schumacher, Sarah Hedtrich, Burkhard Kleuser, Roland Bodmeier : Formulation and ex vivo evaluation of polymeric nanoparticles for controlled delivery of corticosteroids to the skin and the corneal epithelium. In: Eur J Pharm Biopharm. 115, 2017, p. 122 - 130 [Dermal delivery; Dexamethasone; Ethyl cellulose; Eudragit® RS; Ocular delivery; Polymeric nanoparticle].

Sasikumar, Dr. Palani

Presidency University, India
Field of research: Non-metallic and organometallic chemistry
Host: Prof. Dr. Matthias Wagner Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am Main
  • Kankan Mukhopadhyay, Abir Ghosh, Supriyo Kumar Das, Bibhutibhushan Show, Palani Sasikumar and Uday Chand Ghosh: Synthesis and characterisation of cerium(IV)-incorporated hydrous iron(III) oxide as an adsorbent for fluoride removal from water. In: RSC Advances. 7, 2017, p. 26037 - 26051 [Adsorption Composite Fluoride Iron-cerium oxide mixed metal oxide water remediation].

Sekutor, Dr. Marina

Rudjer Boskovic Institute, Croatia
Field of research: Organic chemistry
Host: Prof. Dr. Peter R. Schreiner Justus-Liebig-Universität Gießen
  • Daniel Ebeling, Marina Šekutor, Marvin Stiefermann, Jalmar Tschakert, Jeremy E. P. Dahl, Robert M. K. Carlson, André Schirmeisen, Peter R. Schreiner: London Dispersion Directs On-Surface Self-Assembly of [121]Tetramantane Molecules. In: ACS Nano. 11, 2017, p. 9459 - 9466 [bond imaging, CO-functionalized tips, diamondoids, low temperature noncontact atomic force microscopy, van der Waals interactions].

Shaikh, Dr. Rafik Rajjak

University of Rajasthan, India
Field of research: Organic chemistry
Host: Prof. Dr. Hans-Joachim Knölker Technische Universität Dresden
  • Li Xi, Rafik Rajjak Shaikh, Priya Roosevelt, Xusheng Du, Hongliang Yu, Dylan Novack, Kamel Meguellati: First Description of a Guanidine-embedded Pillar[5]arene: Opening New Avenues for Biological Applications. In: Mediterranean Journal of Chemistry. 6, 2017, p. 49 - 52.

  • CuhaWijay Sathiyajith,† Rafik Rajjak Shaikh,† Qian Han, Yue Zhang, Kamel Meguellati, and Ying-Wei Yang : Biological and related applications of pillar[n]arenes. In: Chemical Communications (Royal Society of Chemistry). 53, 2017, p. 677 - 696.

Shi, Dr. Yi-Ming

Chinese Academy of Sciences, Germany
Field of research: Natural products chemistry
Host: Prof. Dr. Helge Bode Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am Main
  • Yi-Ming Shi, Helge Bode: Microbiology: A new language for small talk. In: Nature Chemical Biology. 13, 2017, p. 453 - 454.

  • Xiaofeng Cai, Yi-Ming Shi, Nicole Pöhlmann, Ole Revermann, Isabel Bahner, Sacha J. Pidot, Frank Wesche, Helmut Lackner, Claudia Büchel, Marcel Kaiser, Christian Richter, Harald Schwalbe, Timothy P. Stinear, Axel Zeeck, Helge B. Bode: Structure and Biosynthesis of Isatropolones, Bioactive Amine-Scavenging Fluorescent Natural Products from Streptomyces Gö66. In: Angewandte Chemie International Edition. 56, 2017, p. 4945 - 4949 [1,5-diketones, fluorescence, isatropolones, natural products, rubrolones].

Silvestre-Albero, Prof. Dr. Joaquin

Universidad de Alicante, Spain
Field of research: Interfacial, boundary layer and surface chemistry
Host: Prof. Dr. Hans-Joachim Freund Fritz-Haber-Institut der Max-Planck-Gesellschaft
  • J. Fernández-Catalá, M.E. Casco, , M. Martínez-Escandell, F. Rodríguez-Reinoso, J. Silvestre-Albero: HKUST-1@ACM hybrids for adsorption applications: A systematic study of the synthesis conditions. In: Microporous and Mesoporous Materials. 237, 2017, p. 74 - 81.

Slanina, Prof. Dr. Zdenek

Institute for Molecular Science, Japan
Field of research: Theoretical chemistry
Host: Dr. Karl Heinzinger Max-Planck-Institut für Chemie (Otto-Hahn-Institut)
  • Z. Slanina, F. Uhlik, S. Nagase, T. Akasaka, L. Adamowicz, X. Lu : Computational Comparison of the Water-Dimer Encapsulations into D2(22)-C84 and D2d(23)-C84. . In: ECS J. Solid State Sci. Technol.. 6, 2017, p. M3113 - M3115 [fullerenes, endohedrals, C84, water dimer, astrochemistry ].

  • Zdeněk Slanina, Filip Uhlík, Shigeru Nagase, Takeshi Akasaka, Ludwik Adamowicz, Xing Lu: A computational characterization of CO@C60. In: Fullerenes, Nanotubes and Carbon Nanostructures; http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/1536383X.2017.1357548 . 25, 2017, [Non-metallic fullerene endohedrals; High-temperature high-pressure encapsulations; CO@C60; Encapsulation equilibrium constants; Computational evaluations.].

Sun, Prof. Dr. Shengtong

Donghua University, People's Republic of China
Field of research: Macromolecular chemistry
Host: Prof. Dr. Helmut Cölfen Universität Konstanz
  • Shengtong Sun, Denis Gebauer, Helmut Cölfen: A general strategy for colloidal stable ultrasmall amorphous mineral clusters in organic solvents. In: Chemical Science. 8, 2017, p. 1400 - 1405 [amorphous materials, mineral clusters, carboxylate ligands].

Tchakoute, Dr. Herve

Universite de Yaounde I, Cameroon
Field of research: Solid state chemistry
Host: Prof. Dr. Claus H. Rüscher Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Universität Hannover
  • Hervé Kouamo Tchakouté, Claus Henning Rüscher: Mechanical and microstructural properties of metakaolin-based geopolymer cements from sodium waterglass and phosphoric acid solution as hardeners: A comparative study. In: Applied Clay Science. 140, 2017, p. 81 - 87 [Sodium waterglass, Phosphoric acid, Metakaolin, Geopolymer cement, Compressive strength, Microstructure].

  • Hervé K. Tchakouté,Claus H. Rüscher, Sakeo Kong, Elie Kamseu, Cristina Leonelli: Thermal behavior of metakaolin-based geopolymer cements using sodium waterglass from rice husk ash and waste glass as alternative activators. In: Waste and Biomass Valorization. 2017, [Rice husk ash, Waste glass, Sodium waterglass, Metakaolin, Geopolymer cements,Thermal behavior].

  • Hervé K Tchakouté, Claus H Rüscher: METAKAOLIN-BASED GEOPOLYMER CEMENTS FROM COMMERCIAL SODIUM WATERGLASS AND SODIUM WATERGLASS FROM RICE HUSKASH: A COMPARATIVE STUDY. In: Developments in Strategic Ceramic Materials II: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings Volume 37. (Ed. John Wiley & Sons) USA: The American Ceramic Society., 2017, p. 145 - 157 [sodium waterglass; rice husk; pure quartz; NaOH pellets; x-ray patterns; metakaolin; aluminosilicate].

  • Hervé Kouamo Tchakouté, Claus Henning Rüscher, Malte Hinsch, Jean Noël Yankwa Djobo, Elie Kamseu, Cristina Leonelli: Utilization of sodium waterglass from sugar cane bagasse ash as a new alternative hardener for producing metakaolin-based geopolymer cement. In: Chemie der Erde/Geochemistry. 77, 2017, p. 257 - 266 [Sugar cane bagasse ash, Sodium hydroxide, Sodium waterglass, Geopolymer cements, Water resistance].

Varma, Dr. Salil

Bhabha Atomic Research Center, India
Field of research: Reaction kinetics and catalysis
Host: Prof. Dr. Helmut Papp Universität Leipzig
  • P. Kumar, S. Presto, A.S.K. Sinha, S. Varma, M. Viviani, P. Singh: Effect of samarium (Sm3+) doping on structure and electrical conductivity of double perovskite Sr2NiMoO6 as anode material for SOFC. In: Journal of Alloys and Compounds. 725, 2017, p. 1123 - 1129.

  • D. Tyagi, S. Varma, S.R. Bharadwaj: Mesoporous carbon supported platinum nanocatalyst: Application for hydrogen production by HI decomposition reaction in S-I cycle. In: Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology. 17, 2017, p. 2177 - 2184.

  • S.J. Rajoba, L.D. Jadhav, P.S. Patil, D. Tyagi, S. Varma, B.N. Wani: Enhancement of Electrical Conductivity of LiFePO4 by Controlled Solution Combustion Synthesis. In: Journal of Electronic Materials. 46, 2017, p. 1683 - 1691.

  • S. Singh, P.A. Jha, S. Varma, P. Singh: Large polaron hopping phenomenon in lanthanum doped strontium titanate. In: Journal of Alloys and Compounds. 704, 2017, p. 707 - 716.

Wang, Dr. Rixin

University of California, San Diego, United States of America
Field of research: Non-metallic and organometallic chemistry
Host: Prof. Dr. Holger Braunschweig Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg
  • Sunewang R. Wang, Merle Arrowsmith, Julian Böhnke, Holger Braunschweig,* Theresa Dellermann, Rian D. Dewhurst, Hauke Kelch, Ivo Krummenacher, James D. Mattock, Jonas H. Müssig, Torsten Thiess, Alfredo Vargas, Jiji Zhang : Engineering a Small HOMO-LUMO Gap and Intramolecular C-H Borylation by Diborene/Anthracene Orbital Intercalation. In: Angewandte Chemie International Edition. 56, 2017, [boron • small HOMO-LUMO gap • diborenes • borylation • C–H functionalization ].

  • Prof. Dr. Holger Braunschweig, Tobias Brückner, Andrea Deißenberger, Dr. Rian D. Dewhurst, Annika Gackstatter, Annalena Gärtner, Alexander Hofmann, Dr. Thomas Kupfer, Dominic Prieschl, Torsten Thiess, Dr. Sunewang Rixin Wang : Reaction of Dihalodiboranes(4) with a N-Heterocyclic Silylene: Facile Construction of 1-Aryl-2-Silyl-1,2-Diboraindanes. In: Chemistry, a European Journal. 23, 2017, [bond activation · borylation · diboraindanes · diboranes · synthetic methods].

  • Sunewang R. Wang, Merle Arrowsmith, Holger Braunschweig, Rian D. Dewhurst, Michael Dömling, James D. Mattock, Conor Pranckevicius, Alfredo Vargas: Monomeric 16-Electron π-Diborene Complexes of Zn(II) and Cd(II). In: Journal of the American Chemical Society. 139, 2017.

  • Sunewang Rixin Wang, Merle Arrowsmith, Holger Braunschweig, Rian D. Dewhurst, Valerie Paprocki and Lena Winner: CuOTf-mediated intramolecular diborene hydroarylation. In: Chemical Communications. 53, 2017, p. 11945 - 11947 [diborene, hydroarylation, copper catalysis, C–H funcationalization, boronium].

Wieckowski, Prof. Dr. Dr. Dr. habil. Andrzej Boleslaw

University of Zielona Gora, Poland
Field of research: Spectroscopy
Host: Prof. Dr. Fritz Seel Universität des Saarlandes
  • Andrzej B. Więckowski: Dr. Heinrich Pfeiffer – a friend of the Polish scientists (in Polish, abstract in English). In: Alma Mater. Miesięcznik Uniwersytetu Jagiellońskiego [Jagiellonian University Monthly]. 194, 2017, p. 44 - 51 [biography].

  • Andrzej B. Więckowski: Gedenken an Dr. Heinrich Pfeiffer (1927–2016) in Posen. In: Posener Stimmen. Heimatbrief der Gemeinschaft evangelischer Posener e.V. (Lüneburg). 64(3-4), 2017, p. 18 - 18 [Bericht].

Xu, Dr. Hao

Chinese Academy of Sciences, People's Republic of China
Field of research: Non-metallic and organometallic chemistry
Host: Prof. Dr. Herbert Waldmann Max-Planck-Institut für molekulare Physiologie
  • Hao Xu, Luca Laraia, Laura Schneider, Kathrin Louven, Carsten Strohmann, Andrey P. Antonchick, Herbert Waldmann: Highly Enantioselective Catalytic Vinylogous Propargylation of Coumarins Yields a Class of Autophagy Inhibitors. In: Angew.Chem.Int.Ed. . 56, 2017, p. 11232 - 11236 [asymmetric catalysis, copper, drug discovery, heterocycles, propargylic compounds].

Zaheer, Prof. Dr. Ul-haq

University of Karachi, Pakistan
Field of research: Pharmaceutical chemistry
Host: Prof. Dr. Rebecca Wade Heidelberger Institut für Theoretische Studien (HITS)
  • Zaheer Ul-Haq, Jeffry D. Madura: Frontiers in Computational Chemistry: Volume 3. Elsevier Science, 2017, 360 pp. [Computational Chemistry, Computer Aided Drug Design ].

Zhang, Dr. Guigang

Fuzhou University, Germany
Field of research: Physical chemistry
Host: Prof. Dr. Markus Antonietti Max-Planck-Institut für Kolloid- und Grenzflächenforschung
  • Guigang Zhang*, Aleksandr Savateev, Yubao Zhao , Lina Li and Markus Antonietti : Advancing the n → π* electron transition of carbon nitride nanotubes for H2 photosynthesis. In: Journal of Materials Chemistry A. 5, 2017, p. 12723 - 12728 [Solar energy conversion; Water splitting; Hydrogen production; Photocatalysis; Graphitic carbon nitride].