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Bibliographia Humboldtiana

I. Publications by Humboldt Research Fellows from abroad in 2018

Chemistry, pharmacy

Abd-Elzaher Elabiad, Prof. Dr. Mokhles M.

National Research Center, Egypt
Field of research: Non-metallic and organometallic chemistry
Host: Prof. Dr. Helmut Fischer Universität Konstanz
  • Sheta M. Sheta, Said M. El-Sheikh and Mohkles M. Abd-Elzaher,: Simple synthesis of novel copper metal–organic framework nanoparticles: biosensing and biological applications,. In: Dalton Trans.. 47, 2018, p. 4847 - 4855.

Abdel-Razek, Prof. Dr. Fathy Mohamed

Cairo University, Egypt
Field of research: Organic chemistry
Host: Prof. Dr. Peter Metz Technische Universität Dresden
  • Fathy M. Abdelrazek, Sobhi M. Gomha, Mohamed E. B. Shaaban, Aziza I. Lotfi, Heba N. El-Shemy: Facile synthesis of some novel triazolo[3,4- b]thiadiazines and triazolo[4,3-b]tetrazines. In: Synthetic Communications. 48, 2018, p. 32 - 37 [1,2,4-Aminomercaptotriazole; hydrazonoyl halides; triazolo[3,4-b]thiadiazine; triazolo[4,3-b]tetrazine].

  • Ibrahim F. Nassar, Ahmed F. El Farargy, Fathy M. Abdelrazek: Synthesis and Anti-Cancer Activity of Some New Fused Pyrazoles and Their Glycoside Derivatives. In: J. Heterocyclic Chem.. 55, 2018, p. 1709 - 1719 [Pyrazolopyrazoles, Pyrazolopyridines, Pyrazolo-pyrimidines, S, O and N-glycosides, Anti-tumor Activity.].

  • Sobhi M. Gomha, Fathy M. Abdelrazek, Aly H. Abdelrahman, Peter Metz: Synthesis of some new pyridine-based heterocyclic compounds with anticipated anti-tumor activity. In: J. Heterocyclic Chem.. 55, 2018, p. 1729 - 1737 [Pyridinyl-acetohydrazide, Pyrazoles, Hydrazonoyl halides, Anticancer activity,Pyrido-triazolo-pyrimidines,. ].

Ashokkumar, Dr. Pichandi

Université de Strasbourg, France
Field of research: Spectroscopy
Host: Dr. Knut Rurack Bundesanstalt für Materialforschung und -prüfung (BAM)
  • Pichandi Ashokkumar, Jérémy Bell, Merwe Buurman, Knut Rurack: Analytical platform for sugar sensing in commercial beverages using a fluorescent BODIPY “light-up” probe. In: Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical . 256, 2018, p. 609 - 615.

Balamurugan, Dr. Sarkarainadar

Noorul Islam Centre for Higher Education, India
Field of research: Solid state chemistry
Host: Prof. Dr. Rainer Pöttgen Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster
  • S. Balamurugan , T.K. Sana Fathima, and K. Veluraja : Comment on "Microwave dielectric properties of AWO4 (A = Ca, Ba, Sr) ceramics synthesized via high energy ball milling method" by Lin Cheng, Peng Liu, Shi-Xian Qu, Huai-Wu Zhang, J. Alloys Compd. 581 (2013) 553-557. In: J. Alloys Compd.. 735, 2018, p. 1227 - 1231.

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, Natalia Sucman, Sidra Hassan, Jamshed Iqbal, Mariana Neamtu, Joanna Lecka, Jean Sévigny, Denis Prodius, Fliur Macaev: Ectonucleotidase Inhibitory and Redox Activity of Imidazole‐Based Organic Salts and Ionic Liquids. In: ChemMedChem. 13, 2018, p. 2297 - 2304 [ionic liquids, organic salts, ectonucleotidase, spyropyrans, cancer].

Bonfanti, Dr. Matteo

Universita degli Studi di Milano, Germany
Field of research: Theoretical chemistry
Host: Prof. Dr. Irene Burghardt Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am Main
  • Marta Pasquini, Matteo Bonfanti, Rocco Martinazzo: Full quantum dynamical investigation of the Eley–Rideal reaction forming H2 on a movable graphitic substrate at T = 0 K. In: Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys.. 20, 2018, p. 977 - 988.

  • Matteo Bonfanti, Rocco Martinazzo: Comment on “Theoretical study of the dynamics of atomic hydrogen adsorbed on graphene multilayers”. In: Physical Review B. 97, 2018, p. 117401-1 - 117401-5 [Surface adsorption, Van der Waals interaction, Bilayer films, Graphene].

Chandra, Dr. Sudeshna

SVKM's Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies (NMIMS), India
Field of research: Analytical chemistry
Host: Prof. Dr. Antje Jutta Baeumner Universität Regensburg
  • Maneka Hoonjan, Geetanjali Sachdeva, Sudeshna Chandra, Prashant Suresh Kharkar, Nitesh kumar Sahu and Purvi J Bhatt: Investigation of HSA as a biocompatible coating material for Arsenic Trioxide Nanoparticles. In: RSC Nanoscale. 2018, [Arsenic trioxide nanoparticles, biocompatible coating].

  • Ruchita Shelat, Sudeshna Chandra and Aparna Khanna: Detailed toxicity evaluation of β-cyclodextrin coated iron oxide nanoparticles for biomedical applications. In: International Journal of Biological Macromolecules . 110, 2018, p. 357 - 365 [Iron oxide nanoparticles, stem cells].

  • Gita Singh and Sudeshna Chandra: Electrochemical Performance of MnFe2O4 Nano-Ferrites Synthesized Using Thermal Decomposition Method. In: International Journal of Hydrogen Energy. 43, 2018, p. 4058 - 4066 [Nano-ferrites, electrochemistry].

Corona Prieto, Dr. Maria Teresa

Universidad de Girona, Germany
Field of research: Inorganic chemistry
Host: Prof. Dr. Kallol Ray Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
  • Chakadola Panda, Anirban Chandra, Teresa Corona, Erik Andris, Bhawana Pandey, Somenath Garai, Nils Lindenmaier, Silvio Künstner, Erik R. Farquhar, Jana Roithová, Gopalan Rajaraman, Matthias Driess, Kallol Ray: Nucleophilic versus Electrophilic Reactivity of Bioinspired Superoxido Nickel(II) Complexes. In: Angewandted Chemie International Edition. 57, 2018, p. 14883 - 14887 [dioxygen ligands, nickel, structure–activity relationships, structure elucidation, two-state reactivity].

  • Jennifer Deutscher, Teresa Corona, Katrin Warm, Xenia Engelmann, Sebastian Sobottka, Beatrice Braun‐Cula, Biprajit Sarkar, Kallol Ray: Water Oxidation Reaction Mediated by an Octanuclear Iron‐Oxo Cluster. In: European Journal of Inorganic Chemistry. 2018, [Cluster compounds, Water oxidation, Dioxygen activation, Iron oxides, Magnetic properties].

Croce, Prof. Dr. Adela E.

Universidad Nacional de La Plata, Argentina
Field of research: Physical chemistry
Host: Prof. Dr. Jürgen Troe Georg-August-Universität Göttingen
  • M.P. Badenes, A. E. Croce, C. J. Cobos: A theoretical study of the thermal stability of the FS(O2)OSO2 radical and the recombination kinetics with the FSO3 radical . In: Computational and Theoretical Chemistry. 1123, 2018, p. 87 - 95.

Dodero, Prof. Dr. Veronica

Universität Bielefeld, Germany
Field of research: Organic chemistry
Host: Prof. Dr. Norbert Sewald Universität Bielefeld
  • L. M. Lammers, M G. Herrera, V. I. Dodero.: Translational Chemistry meets gluten-related disorders . In: ChemistryOpen . 7, 2018, p. 217 - 232 [celiac disease, aggregates, gluten toxic peptides].

  • M. G. Herrera, D. S Vazquez, R. Sreij, M, Dreschler, Y. Hertle, T. Hellweg, V. I. Dodero.: Insights into Gliadin oligomerization behavior at digestive pH 3.0 . In: Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces. 165, 2018, p. 363 - 370 [Gliadin oligoers, CryoTem, SAXS, Modelling].

El Deeb, Prof. Dr. Sami

Technische Universität Carolo-Wilhelmina zu Braunschweig, Germany
Field of research: Pharmaceutical chemistry
Host: Prof. Dr. Gerhard Wolber Freie Universität Berlin
  • Mona Mozafari, Sami El Deeb, F. Krull, R. Wildgruber, G. Weber G., G. Reiter C. G., Hermann Wätzig: Interaction of Albumins and Heparinoids investigated by Affinity Capillary Electrophoresis and Free Flow Electrophoresis. In: Electrophoresis. 39, 2018, p. 569 - 580 [Affinity capillary electrophoresis; Albumin heparinoid interactions; Free flow electrophoresis].

  • Mufarreh Asmari, Ratih Ratih, Hassan Alhazmi, Sami El Deeb: Thermophoresis for characterizing biomolecular interaction. In: Methods. 146, 2018, p. 107 - 119 [Microscale thermophoresis Binding interactions Binding constant Hill equation].

Helaly, Dr. Soleiman

Aswan University, Egypt
Field of research: Natural products chemistry
Host: Prof. Dr. Marc Stadler Helmholtz-Zentrum für Infektionsforschung GmbH
  • Soleiman E. Helaly, Benjarong Thongbai and Marc Stadler: Diversity of biologically active secondary metabolites from endophytic and saprotrophic fungi of the ascomycete order Xylariales. In: Natural Product Reports. 35, 2018, [Xylariales; secondary metabolites; Hypoxylaceae; Pestalotiopsis; Xylariaceae; ].

  • Soleiman E. Helaly, Samad Ashrafi, Rémy B. Teponno, Steffen Bernecker, Abdelfattah A. Dababat, Wolfgang Maier and Marc Stadler: Nematicidal Cyclic Lipodepsipeptides and a Xanthocillin Derivative from a Phaeosphariaceous Fungus Parasitizing Eggs of the Plant Parasitic Nematode Heterodera filipjevi. In: Journal of Natural Products. 81, 2018, p. 2228 - 2234.

  • Soleiman E. Helaly*, Zainab Hamad, Magdi A. El Sayed*, Fatma F. Abdel-Motaal, Mahmoud I. Nassar, Shin-ichi Ito and Marc Stadler: Bacillus methylotrophicus ASWU-C2, a strain inhabiting hot desert soil, a new source for antibacterial bacillopyrone, pyrophen, and cyclopeptides. In: Zeitschrift fur Naturforschung. C, Journal of biosciences . 2018.

Hrobarik, Dr. Peter

Comenius University, Slovakia
Field of research: Theoretical chemistry
Host: Prof. Dr. Martin Kaupp Technische Universität Berlin
  • Marissa Ringgold, David Rehe, Peter Hrobarik, Anna Y. Kornienko, Thomas J. Emge, John G. Brennan: Thorium Cubanes – Synthesis, Solid-State and Solution Structure, Thermolysis, and Chalcogen Exchange Reactions. In: Inorganic Chemistry. 57, 2018, p. 7129 - 7141 [77Se NMR shifts, heterocubanes, ligand-based redox reactions, relativistic effects, thermolysis, thorium clusters].

  • Luca Rocchigiani, Julio Fernandez-Cestau, Isabelle Chambrier, Peter Hrobarik, Manfred Bochmann: Unlocking Structural Diversity in Gold(III) Hydrides: Unexpected Interplay of cis/trans-Influence on Stability, Insertion Chemistry and NMR Chemical Shifts. In: Journal of the American Chemical Society. 140, 2018, p. 8287 - 8302 [alkyne insertion, cis influence, density functional theory, gold, NMR spectroscopy, trans influence, transition metal hydrides].

  • Kostas Seintis, Çiǧdem Şahin, Ivica Sigmundova, Elias Stathatos, Peter Hrobarik, Mihalis Fakis: Solvent-Acidity-Driven Change in Photophysics and Significant Efficiency Improvement in Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells of a Benzothiazole-Derived Organic Sensitizer. In: Journal of Physical Chemistry C. 122, 2018, p. 20122 - 20134 [acid-base equilibrium, benzothiazole, dye-sensitized solar cells, photoelectric conversion efficiency, quantum-chemical calculations, solvent acidity, time resolved fluorescence spectroscopy].

Hu, Prof. Dr. Xiao-Yu

Nanjing University, People's Republic of China
Field of research: Macromolecular chemistry
Host: Prof. Dr. Carsten Schmuck Universität Duisburg-Essen
  • Shuwen Guo, Yongshang Song, Yuling He, Xiao-Yu Hu,* and Leyong Wang*: Highly Efficient Artificial Light-Harvesting Systems Constructed in Aqueous Solution Based on Supramolecular Self-Assembly. In: Angewandte Chemie International Edition. 57, 2018, p. 1 - 6 [aggregation-induced emission · host– guest interactions · light harvesting · pillar[6]arene · supramolecular chemistry].

Islam, Prof. Dr. Md. Tofazzal

Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Agricultural University, Bangladesh
Field of research: Natural products chemistry
Host: Prof. Dr. Andreas von Tiedemann Georg-August-Universität Göttingen
  • Rahman M, Sabir AA, Mukta JA, Khan MA, Mohi-Ud-Din M, Miah MG, Rahman M, Islam MT : Plant probiotic bacteria Bacillus and Paraburkholderia improve growth, yield and content of antioxidants in strawberry fruit. In: Scientific Reports . 8, 2018, p. 2504 - doi:10.1038/s41598-018-20235-1.

Kamdem Soup Teoua, Dr. Ramsay

Universite de Yaounde I, Cameroon
Field of research: Natural products chemistry
Host: Prof. Dr. Peter Proksch Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf
  • Ramsay S.T. Kamdem, Hao Wang, Pascal Wafo, Weaam Ebrahim, Ferhat Can Özkay, Gamall Makhloufi, Christoph Janiak, Parichat Sureechatchaiyane, Matthias U. Kassack, Wenhan Linf, Zhen Liu, Peter Proksch: Induction of new metabolites from the endophytic fungus Bionectria sp. through bacterial co-culture. In: Fitoterapia. 124, 2018, p. 132 - 136 [Bionectria sp; Co-cultivation; Cytotoxicity].

  • Ramsay S.T.Kamdem; Pascal Wafo; Amadou Dawe ; Dieu Ne Dort; Nganteng ; Umeokoli Blessing Ogechukwuah; Saima Rasheed; Omeje E. Ogechukwu; Gamall Makhlouf; Zulfiqar Ali; Ikhlas A.Khan; Muhammad Iqbal Choudhary; Christoph Janiak; Peter Proksch: Bioactive chemical constituents of Duboscia macrocarpa Bocq., and X-ray diffraction study of 11β, 12β-epoxyfriedours-14-en-3α-ol. In: Fitoterapia. 125, 2018, p. 65 - 71 [Duboscia macrocarpa Bocq.Triterpenes; Evodoulolide; Duboscic acid B; Molecular structure].

  • Ramsay S.T.Kamdem; Wafo Pascal; Nidja Rehberg; Lassevan Geelen; Simon-Patrick Höfert; Tim-Oliver Knedel, Christoph Janiak; Parichat Sureechat chaiyan; Matthias U. Kassack; Wenhan Lin; Rainer Kalscheuer; Zhen Liu; Peter Proksch: Metabolites from the endophytic fungus Cylindrocarpon sp. isolated from tropical plant Sapium ellipticum. In: Fitoterapia. 128, 2018, p. 175 - 179 [Cylindrocarpon sp.; Polyketides; Alkaloids; Cytotoxicity].

Kasian, Dr. Olga

Ukrainian State University of Chemical Technology, Ukraine
Field of research: Electrochemistry
Host: Prof. Dr. Karl Mayrhofer Max-Planck-Institut für Eisenforschung GmbH
  • T. Li, O. Kasian, S. Cherevko, S. Zhang, S. Geiger, C. Scheu, P. Felfer, D. Raabe, B. Gault, K.J.J. Mayrhofer: Atomic-scale insights into surface species of electrocatalysts in three dimensions. In: Nature Catalysis. 1, 2018, p. 300 - 305 [oxygen evolution reaction, electrocatalysis, atom probe tomography, iridium catalysts].

  • Simon Geiger, Olga Kasian, Marc Ledendecker, Enrico Pizzutilo, Andrea M Mingers, Wen Tian Fu, Oscar Diaz-Morales, Zhizhong Li, Tobias Oellers, Luc Fruchter, Alfred Ludwig, Karl JJ Mayrhofer, Marc TM Koper, Serhiy Cherevko: The stability number as a metric for electrocatalyst stability benchmarking. In: Nature Catalysis. 1, 2018, p. 508 - 515 [degradation of the catalysts, oxygen evolution reaction, stability].

  • Olga Kasian, Jan‐Philipp Grote, Simon Geiger, Serhiy Cherevko, Karl JJ Mayrhofer: The common intermediates of oxygen evolution and dissolution reactions during water electrolysis on iridium. In: Angewandte Chemie International Edition. 57, 2018, p. 2488 - 2491 [reaction mechanism, reaction intermediate, electrocatalysis, oxygen evolution reaction, iridium degradation, water electrolysis].

  • Firas Faisal, Corinna Stumm, Manon Bertram, Fabian Waidhas, Yaroslava Lykhach, Serhiy Cherevko, Feifei Xiang, Maximilian Ammon, Mykhailo Vorokhta, Břetislav Šmíd, Tomáš Skála, Nataliya Tsud, Armin Neitzel, Klára Beranová, Kevin C Prince, Simon Geiger, Olga Kasian, Tobias Wähler, Ralf Schuster, M Alexander Schneider, Vladimír Matolín, Karl JJ Mayrhofer, Olaf Brummel, Jörg Libuda: Electrifying model catalysts for understanding electrocatalytic reactions in liquid electrolytes. In: Nature materials. 17, 2018, p. 592 - 598 [electrocatalysis, Catalysis, Electrochemistry, Physical chemistry, Surface chemistry ].

Kolleboyina, Dr. Jaya Ramulu

Palacky University, Czech Republic
Field of research: Solid state chemistry
Host: Prof. Dr. Roland A. Fischer Ruhr-Universität Bochum
  • Kolleboyina Jayaramulu, Deepak P Dubal, Bhawna Nagar, Vaclav Ranc, Ondrej Tomanec, Martin Petr, Kasibhatta Kumara Ramanatha Datta, Radek Zboril, Pedro Gómez‐Romero, Roland A Fischer: Ultrathin Hierarchical Porous Carbon Nanosheets for High‐Performance Supercapacitors and Redox Electrolyte Energy Storage. In: Advanced Materials. 2018, p. 1705789 - 170593 [MOF Derived Hybrids].

  • Deepak P Dubal, Kolleboyina Jayaramulu, Radek Zboril, Roland A Fischer, Pedro Gomez-Romero: Unveiling BiVO 4 nanorods as a novel anode material for high performance lithium ion capacitors: beyond intercalation strategies. In: Journal of Materials Chemistry A. 6, 2018, p. 6096 - 6106 [Lithium Ion capacitors].

  • Kolleboyina Jayaramulu Justus Masa Dulce M. Morales Ondrej Tomanec Vaclav Ranc Martin Petr Patrick Wilde Yen‐Ting Chen Radek Zboril Wolfgang Schuhmann Roland A. Fischer: Ultrathin 2D Cobalt Zeolite‐Imidazole Framework Nanosheets for Electrocatalytic Oxygen Evolution. In: Advanced Science. 2018, [electrocatalysis liquid‐phase exfoliation mechanochemical synthesis oxygen evolution 2D materials zeolite imidazole frameworks (ZIFs)].

  • Veronika Urbanová Kolleboyina Jayaramulu Andreas Schneemann Štěpán Kment Roland A. Fischer and Radek Zbořil: Hierarchical Porous Fluorinated Graphene Oxide@MetalOrganic Gel Composite: Label-Free Electrochemical Aptasensor for Selective Detection of Thrombin. In: ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces. 2018, [bio sensors, metal-organic gels].

Kouam, Prof. Dr. Simeon Fogue

Universite de Yaounde I, Cameroon
Field of research: Organic chemistry
Host: Prof. Dr. Marc Stadler Helmholtz-Zentrum für Infektionsforschung GmbH
  • Ebessa, V., Tiani, G.L.M., Tchamgoue, J., Kouam, S.F., Ngadjui, B.T., Green, I.R., Choudhary, M.I., Tane, P. : Alchornoic acid derivatives from the fruits of Alchornea cordifolia (Schumach. & Thonn.) Muell. Arg. (Euphorbiaceae). In: Phytochemistry Letters . 23 , 2018, p. 62 - 65 [Pseudarthria hookeri; prenylated flavonoids; pseudarflavone A; pseudarflavone B; Insulin secretion activity].

  • Dzoyem, J.P., Tchamgoue, J., Tchouankeu, J.C., Kouam, S.F., Choudhary, M.I., Bakowsky, U. : Antibacterial activity and cytotoxicity of flavonoids compounds isolated from Pseudarthria hookeri Wight & Arn. (Fabaceae). In: South African Journal of Botany.. 114, 2018, p. 100 - 103.

Mal, Dr. Sib Sankar

National Institute of Technology Karnataka, India
Field of research: Inorganic chemistry
Host: Dr. Holger Stephan Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf (HZDR)
  • Bikesh Gupta, Pavan Pujar, Sib Sankar Mal, Dipti Gupta, Saumen Mandal: Retention of high dielectric constant sodium beta alumina in solution combustion: role of aluminum ions complexation with urea, glycine and citric acid. In: Ceramic International, 2018. 44, 2018, p. 1500 - 1511.

Mansour, Dr. Ahmed Moustafa

Cairo University, Egypt
Field of research: Non-metallic and organometallic chemistry
Host: Prof. Dr. Ulrich Schatzschneider Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg
  • Ahmed Moustafa Mansour: Ru(II) carbonyl photoCORMs with N, N-benzimidazole bidentate ligands: Spectroscopic, lysozyme binding affinity and biological activity evaluation. In: European Journal of Inorganic Chemistry. 2018, [Ru(II) complexes; photoactivatable; DFT; lysozyme ].

  • Ahmed M Mansour and Ola R Shehab: Lysozyme and DNA binding affinity of Pd(II) and Pt(II) complexes bearing charged N, N pyridylbenzimidazole bidentate ligands. In: Dalton Trans.. 2018, [Lysozyme; DFT; cisplatin analogues; Benzimidazole].

  • Ahmed Mansour, Ola Shehab: {Ru(CO)x}-core terpyridine complexes: lysozyme binding affinity, DNA and photoinduced carbon monoxide releasing properties. In: J. Photochem. Photobiol. A: Chem. . 364, 2018, p. 406 - 414 [Photoinduced, Lysozyme, Ruthenium carbonyl, TDDFT].

  • Ahmed Mansour, Ola Shehab: Reactivity of visible-light induced CO releasing thiourea-based Mn(I) tricarbonyl bromide (CORM-NS1) towards lysozyme. In: Inorg. Chim. Acta.. 480, 2018, p. 159 - 165 [Carbon monoxide, Manganese carbonyls, PhotoCORM, Photoactivatable, Lysozyme].

  • G. Ferraro G., Ahmed Mansour, A. Merlino: Exploring the interactions between model proteins and Pd(II) or Pt(II) compounds bearing charged N,N-pyridylbenzimidazole bidentate ligands by X-ray crystallography. In: Dalton Trans.. 2018, [X-ray crystallography, lysozyme, cisplain analogues, noncovalent interaction].

Mukherjee, Dr. Debabrata

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kharagpur, India
Field of research: Non-metallic and organometallic chemistry
Host: Prof. Dr. Jun Okuda Rheinisch-Westfälische Technische Hochschule Aachen
  • Arnab Rit, Ann-Kristin Wiegand, Debabrata Mukherjee, Thomas P. Spaniol, and Jun Okuda: Zinc dihydride and mixed halo hydrides supported by an N-heterocyclic carbene. In: Eur. J. Inorg. Chem.. 2018, 2018, p. 1114 - 1119 [N-Heterocyclic carbene, Zinc, Hydrides, Halides, CO2].

  • Debabrata Mukherjee and Jun Okuda: A monoanionic NNNN-type macrocyclic ligand for electropositive metal centers. In: Chem. Commun.. 54, 2018, p. 2701 - 2714 [Macrocyclic ligand, Electropositive metals, Alkaline earths, Lanthanides].

  • Debabrata Mukherjee, Thomas Höllerhage, Valeri Leich, Thomas P. Spaniol, Ulli Englert, Laurent Maron, and Jun Okuda: The Nature of the Heavy Alkaline Earth Metal-Hydrogen Bond: Synthesis, Structure, and Reactivity of a Cationic Strontium Hydride Cluster. In: J. Am. Chem. Soc.. 140, 2018, p. 3403 - 3411 [Strontium, Hydride, Metal-hydrogen bond, H2 activation, Ketyl].

  • Debabrata Mukherjee, Danny Schuhknecht, and Jun Okuda: Hydrido Complexes of Calcium: A New Family of Molecular Alkaline Earth Metal Compounds. In: Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. DOI: 10.1002/anie.201801869. 2018, [Calcium, Hydride, Catalysis].

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 T. Ndongo, Joséphine N. Mbing, Aymeric Monteillier, Michel F. Tala, Michael Rütten, Daniel Mombers, Muriel Cuendet, Dieudonné E. Pegnyemb, Birger Dittrich, and Hartmut Laatsch: Carbazole-, Aspidofractinine-, and Aspidocarpamine-Type Alkaloids from Pleiocarpa pycnantha. In: Journal of Natural Products. 81, 2018, p. 1193 - 1202 [janetinine, pleiokomenine A, huncaniterine B, Pleiocarpa pycnantha, Apocynaceae].

  • Joseph T. Ndongo, Joséphine N. Mbing, Aymeric Monteillier, Michel F. Tala, Michael Rütten, Daniel Mombers, Muriel Cuendet, Dieudonné E. Pegnyemb, Birger Dittrich, and Hartmut Laatsch: Carbazole-, Aspidofractinine-, and Aspidocarpamine-Type Alkaloids from Pleiocarpa pycnantha. In: Journal of Natural Products. 81, 2018, p. 1193 - 1202 [janetinine, pleiokomenine A, huncaniterine B, Pleiocarpa pycnantha, Apocynaceae].

Pachfule, Dr. Pradip

National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), Japan
Field of research: Chemistry
Host: Prof. Dr. Arne Thomas Technische Universität Berlin
  • Pradip Pachfule, Amitava Acharjya, Jérôme Roeser, Thomas Langenhahn, Michael Schwarze, Reinhard Schomäcker, Arne Thomas* and Johannes Schmidt: Diacetylene Functionalized Covalent Organic Framework (COF) for Photocatalytic Hydrogen Generation. In: Journal of the American Chemical Society (JACS). 140(4), 2018, p. 1423 - 1427 [Covalent Organic Framework (COF), Photocatalysis, Hydrogen Generation, Diacetylene, Porous].

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
  • Subas Muduli, Padmini Pandey, Gayathri Devatha, Rohit Babar, Thripuranthaka M, Dushyant C. Kothari, Mukul Kabir,* Pramod P. Pillai,* Satishchandra Ogale*: Photoluminescence Quenching in Self‐Assembled CsPbBr3 Quantum Dots on Few‐Layer Black Phosphorus Sheets. In: Angewandte Chemie International Edition. 57, 2018, p. 7682 - 7686 [Phosphorene, Perovskite, photoinduced electron transfer and Photophysics].

  • Jewel Ann Maria Xavier, Gayathri Devatha, Soumendu Roy, Anish Rao, A.; Pramod P. Pillai* : Electrostatically Regulated Photoinduced Electron Transfer in “Cationic” Eco-friendly CuInS2/ZnS Quantum Dots in Water. In: Journal of Materials Chemistry A. 2018, [Cationic quantum dots, photoinduced electron transfer, electrostatics and photophysics].

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: Assigning the absolute configuration of single aliphatic molecules by visual inspection. In: Nature Communications. 9, 2018, p. 2420 [chirality, nanodiamonds, stereochemistry, surface science].

Sessa, Dr. Clarimma

Technische Universität München, Germany
Field of research: Analytical chemistry
Host: Dr. Heike Stege Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen
  • Clarimma Sessa, Ruben Weiss, Reinhard Niessner, Natalia P. Ivleva, Heike Stege : Towards a Surface Enhanced Raman Scattering (SERS) Spectra Database for Synthetic Organic Colorants in Cultural Heritage. The Effect of Using Different Metal Substrates on the Spectra. In: Microchemical Journal. 138, 2018, p. 209 - 225 [synthetic organic colorants; SERS; database; hydroxylamine-reduced silver nanoparticles; citrate-reduced silver nanoparticles; artworks].

  • Wibke Neugebauer (1) ClarimmaSessa (1) ChristophSteuer ThorstenAllscher HeikeStege (1) co-first authors: Naphthol Green – a forgotten artists’ pigment of the early 20th century. History, chemistry and analytical identification. In: Journal of Cultural Heritage. IN PRESS, 2018, [Acid Green 1 Pigment Green 12 Naphthol Green B Artists’ pigment Historical sources Analytical identification].

Shankar Pooppanal, Dr. Sreejith

National Institute for Interdisciplinary Science and Technology (NIIST), India
Field of research: Non-metallic and organometallic chemistry
Host: Prof. Dr. Rainer Herges Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel
  • Sreejith Shankar, Morten Peters, Kim Steinborn, Bahne Krahwinkel, Frank D. Sönnichsen, Dirk Grote, Wolfram Sander, Thomas Lohmiller, Olaf Rüdiger & Rainer Herges : Light-controlled switching of the spin state of iron(III). In: Nature Communications . 9, 2018, p. 4750 [porphyrin, spin state switch, iron (III), light controlled].

Shen, Dr. Laifa

Max-Planck-Institut für Festkörperforschung, Germany
Field of research: Electrochemistry
Host: Prof. Dr. Yan Yu Max-Planck-Institut für Festkörperforschung
  • Chao Wu#, Laifa Shen#, S. Chen, Y. Jiang, P. Kopold, P. A. van Aken, J. Maier, Y. Yu (# These authors contributed equally to this work): Top-down synthesis of interconnected two-dimensional carbon/antimony hybrids as advanced anodes for sodium storage. In: Energy Storage Materials . 10, 2018, p. 122.

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)
  • Zdeněk Slanina, Filip Uhlík, Shigeru Nagase, Takeshi Akasaka, Xing Lu, Ludwik Adamowicz : Cyclic water-trimer encapsulation into D2(22)-C84 fullerene. In: Chemical Physics Letters. 695, 2018, p. 245 - 248 [Water dimer, water trimer, (H2O)3@D2(22)-C84, fullerenes, endohedrals, encapsulations, nanoscience, nanotechnology, molecules in interstellar space].

Smith, Dr. Rodney D.L.

University of Waterloo, Canada
Field of research: Solid state chemistry
Host: Prof. Dr. Holger Dau Freie Universität Berlin
  • Rodney D. L. Smith, Chiara Pasquini, Stefan Loos, Petko Chernev, Katharina Klingan, Paul Kubella, Mohammad Reza Mohammadi, Diego Gonzalez-Flores, Holger Dau: Geometric distortions in nickel (oxy)hydroxide electrocatalysts by redox inactive iron ions. In: Energy & Environmental Science. 11, 2018, p. 2476 - 2485.

  • Diego González-Flores, Katharina Klingan, Petko Chernev, Stefan Loos, Mohammad Reza Mohammadi, Chiara Pasquini, Paul Kubella, Ivelina Zaharieva, Rodney D. L. Smith, Holger Dau: Nickel-iron catalysts for electrochemical water oxidation – redox synergism investigated by in situ X-ray spectroscopy with millisecond time resolution. In: Sustainable Energy & Fuels. 2, 2018, p. 1986 - 1994.

Souza, Dr. Bernardo de

Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina (UFSC), Brazil
Field of research: Inorganic chemistry
Host: Prof. Dr. Frank Neese Max-Planck-Institut für Chemische Energiekonversion
  • Bernardo de Souza, Frank Neese, Robert Izsák: On the theoretical prediction of fluorescence rates from first principles using the path integral approach. In: Journal of Chemical Physics. 148, 2018, p. 034104 [Theoretical Chemistry, Photophysics, Photochemistry, DFT, Fluorescence].

  • A. Sen, B. de Souza, L. M. J. Huntington, M. Krupička, F. Neese, R. Izsák: An efficient pair natural orbital based configuration interaction scheme for the calculation of open-shell ionization potentials. In: Journal of Chemical Physics. 149, 2018, p. 114108-1 - 114108-17 [pair natural methods, ionization potential, excited state dynamics].

Sreejith, Dr. Sivaramapanicker

National University of Singapore, Singapore
Field of research: Organic chemistry
Host: Prof. Dr. Oliver Seitz Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
  • Sreekanth KV, Sivaramapanicker Sreejith, Song Han, Amita Mishra, Xiaoxuan Chen, Handong Sun, Chwee Teck Lim, Ranjan Singh: Biosensing with the Singular Phase of an Ultrathin Metal Dielectric Nanophotonic Cavity. In: Nature Communications. 9, 2018, [Biosensors, nanophotonics, nanocavitives and plasmonics].

Stamatatos, Prof. Dr. Theocharis

Brock University, Germany
Field of research: Molecular chemistry, complex chemistry
Host: Prof. Dr. Eva Rentschler Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz
  • Jasmin Krause, Dimitris I. Alexandropoulos, Luca M. Carrella, Eva Rentschler, Theocharis C. Stamatatos: Increasing the nuclearity and spin ground state in a new family of ferromagnetically-coupled {Ni10} disk-like complexes bearing exclusively end-on bridging azido ligands. In: Chemical Communications. 2018, [coordination chemistry, molecular magnetism, structures, magnetocaloric effect].

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
  • Sorelle J.K. Melele, Hervé K. Tchakouté, Charles Banenzoué, Elie Kamseu,Claus H. Rüscher, Fernanda Andreola, Cristina Leonelli: Investigation of the relationship between the condensed structure and the chemically bonded water content in the poly(sialate-siloxo) network. In: Applied Clay Science. 156, 2018, p. 77 - 86 [Metakaolin, Hardeners, Geopolymer cement, Compressive strength, Chemically bonded water, Condensed structure].

  • Hervé K. Tchakouté, Elie Kamseu, Charles Banenzoué, Claus H. Rüscher, Fernanda Andreola, Claudia C. L. Tchamo, Cristina Leonelli: Role of ɣ -Al 2 O 3 on the mechanical and microstructural properties of metakaolin-based geopolymer cements. In: Journal of Sol-Gel Science and Technology. 2018, [Kaolin, Gibbsite, Metakaolins, Hardener, Geopolymer cements, γ -Al 2 O 3].

Teponno, Prof. Dr. Remy Bertrand

Universite de Dschang, Cameroon
Field of research: Natural products chemistry
Host: Prof. Dr. Marc Stadler Helmholtz-Zentrum für Infektionsforschung GmbH
  • Abolfazl Narmani, Rémy Bertrand Teponno, Mahdi Arzanlou, Asadollah Babai-Ahari, Marc Stadler: New secondary metabolites produced by the phytopathogenic fungus Wilsonomyces carpophilus. In: Phytochemistry Letters. 26, 2018, p. 212 - 217 [Wilsonomyces carpophilus, Pseurotin derivatives].

  • Abolfazl Narmani, Rémy Bertrand Teponno, Mahdi Arzanlou, Asadollah Babai-Ahari, Marc Stadler: New secondary metabolites produced by the phytopathogenic fungus Wilsonomyces carpophilus. In: Phytochemistry Letters. 26, 2018, p. 212 - 217 [Wilsonomyces carpophilus, Pseurotin derivatives].

Valdomir Esteves, Dr. Guillermo

Universidad de la Republica, Uruguay
Field of research: Natural products chemistry
Host: Prof. Dr. Lutz-F. Tietze Georg-August-Universität Göttingen
  • Guillermo Valdomir, María de los Ángeles Fernández, Irene Lagunes, Juan I. Padrón, Víctor S. Martín, José M. Padrón, Danilo Davyt: Oxa/thiazole-tetrahydropyran triazole-linked hybrids with selective antiproliferative activity against human tumour cells. In: New Journal of Chemistry. 42, 2018, p. 13784 - 13789 [Click chemistry, Antiproliferative activity, Triazole, Oxazole, Tetrahydropyran].

  • Guillermo Valdomir, Soundararasu Senthilkumar, Dhandapany Ganapathy, Yun Zhang, Lutz F. Tietze: Enantioselective Total Synthesis of Chromanone Lactone Homo- and Heterodimers. In: Chemistry - An Asian Journal. 13, 2018, p. 1888 - 1891 [Chromanones, Enantioselective reactions, Natural products, Suzuki-Miyaura reaction, Wacker oxidation].

  • Guillermo Valdomir, Soundararasu Senthilkumar, Dhandapany Ganapathy, Yun Zhang, Lutz F. Tietze: Enantioselective Total Synthesis of Blennolide H and Phomopsis-H76 A and Determination of Their Structure. In: Chemistry - A European Journal. 24, 2018, p. 8760 - 8763 [Wacker ciclization, Palladium catalysis, Enantioselective synthesis, Natural products].

  • Soundararasu Senthilkumar, Guillermo Valdomir, Dhandapani Ganapathy, Yun Zhang, Lutz F. Tietze: Enantioselective Total Synthesis of the Fungal Metabolite Blennolide D and the Enantiomers of Blennolide E and F. In: Organic Letters. 20, 2018, p. 2186 - 2189 [Chromanones, Natural products, Total synthesis, Wacker reaction, Blennolides].

  • Stephen D. Meriney, Tyler B. Tarr, Kristine S. Ojala, Man Wu, Yizhi Li, David Lacomis, Adolfo Garcia-Ocaña, Mary Liang, Guillermo Valdomir, Peter Wipf: Lambert–Eaton myasthenic syndrome: mouse passive-transfer model illuminates disease pathology and facilitates testing therapeutic leads. In: Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences. 1412, 2018, p. 73 - 81 [Lambert–Eaton myasthenic syndrome, active zone, voltage-gated calcium channels, GV-58].

Voua Otomo, Dr. Patricks

North West University (Potchefstroom Campus), South Africa
Field of research: Environmental chemistry, environmental toxicology
Host: Prof. Dr. Juliane Filser Universität Bremen
  • Pascaline Diale Dioh Lobe, Juliane Filser, Patricks Voua Otomo: Avoidance behaviour of Enchytraeus albidus (Oligochaeta) after exposure to AgNPs and AgNO3 at constant and fluctuating temperature. In: European Journal of Soil Biology. 87, 2018, p. 40 - 45 [Enchytraeids; Avoidance response; Accumulation; Temperature effect; Silver nanoparticles].

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, Dominic Prieschl, James D. Mattock, Merle Arrowsmith, Conor Pranckevicius, Tom E. Stennett, Rian D. Dewhurst, Alfredo Vargas, and Holger Braunschweig: Bottleable Neutral Analogues of [B2H5]- as Versatile and Strongly Binding eta2 Donor Ligands. In: Angew. Chem. Int. Ed.. 57, 2018, p. 6347 - 6351 [boron · copper · density functional theory · diboranes · sigma-complexes].

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*, Lihua Lin, Guosheng Li, Yongfan Zhang, Aleksandr Savateev, Spiros Zafeiratos, Xinchen Wang*, Markus Antonietti: Ionothermal Synthesis of Triazine–Heptazine‐Based Copolymers with Apparent Quantum Yields of 60 % at 420 nm for Solar Hydrogen Production from “Sea Water”. In: Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. . 57, 2018, p. 9372 - 9376.

Zou, Dr. You-Quan

Central China Normal University, People's Republic of China
Field of research: Organic chemistry
Host: Prof. Dr. Thorsten Bach Technische Universität München
  • You-Quan Zou, Fabian M. Hörmann and Thorsten Bach: Iminium and enamine catalysis in enantioselective photochemical reactions. In: Chem. Soc. Rev.. 47, 2018, p. 278 - 290 [photochemistry asymmetric catalysis].