Highlight Publications


04
Nov 2019
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How oxygen destroys the core of important enzymes

JACS: New findings are expected to help protect the hydrogen-producing enzymes from harmful oxygen - which is interesting for biotechnological applications.

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09
Oct 2019
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How to make biocatalysts immortal

JACS: Oxygen threatens sustainable catalysts that use hydrogen to produce electricity in fuel cells. Researchers from Bochum and Marseille have developed a way to combat this.

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07
Oct 2019
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Determining the activity of noble-metal-free catalyst particles

Angew. Chem.: Noble-metal-free nanoparticles could serve as catalysts for the production of hydrogen from water. Because they are so small, their properties are difficult to determine.

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30
Sep 2019
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Converting CO2 to valuable resources with the help of nanoparticles

JACS: Enzymes use cascade reactions to produce complex molecules from comparatively simple raw materials. Researchers have now copied this principle.

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11
Sep 2019
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Molecule properties change through light

Angew. Chem.: Green light affects this chemical compound in a different way than blue light. The molecule is of interest to computer industry as it can be easily controlled.

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19
Aug 2019
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How two water molecules dance together

Angew. Chem.: Although water is omnipresent, the interaction between individual water molecules is not yet fully understood.

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30
Jul 2019
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Next step in producing magnetic organic molecules

Ang.Chem.: Unlike metallic magnets, magnets consisting of organic molecules could be lightweight, transparent, flexible or liquid. Normally, however, they are unstable.

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24
Jul 2019
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How nature builds hydrogen-producing enzymes

PNAS: The heart of the biological catalyst is only introduced during the last step. The process is complex.

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09
Jul 2019
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  • News

#ASKTHEAUTHOR: How the solvent controls conformational flexibility of cyclopeptides

'ChemPhysChem' asked 4 questions to Wolfram Sander (RUB) and Elsa Sanchez-Garcia (University of Duisburg-Essen) about their new research on the dynamics of a peptide in explicit solvent, which was featured with a cover picture in the journal.

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28
Jun 2019
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How Eye-lens proteins gather or spread with pressure

JACS: Membraneless protein droplets may have played a role in initiating life on Earth, under harsh temperature and pressure conditions

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