Highlight Publications


17
Sep 2018
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A protective shield for sensitive enzymes in biofuel cells

Nat. Comm.: The mechanism protects sensitive enzymes from oxygen. It obtains its energy from sugar.

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22
Aug 2018
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Improved understanding of industrial electrode processes

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed.: The findings could help save carbon dioxide in the future.

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20
Aug 2018
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Synthetic DNA-based enzymes

Nat. Rev. Chem.: In nature, enzymes are mostly made of proteins. This might change in a not too distant future, according to a review article published by a research team from Bochum.

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09
Aug 2018
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How ions gather water molecules around them

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed.: Seemingly simple questions about the hydration shell of charged particles remained unanswered for a long time. Until this new analysis arrived.

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30
Jul 2018
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Individual silver nanoparticles observed in real time

JACS: The particles have an antibacterial and anti-inflammatory effect. They are used in medicine and the food industry. But little is known about their mode of action and degradation so far.

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24
Jul 2018
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New catalyst with a dual function

Angew.Chem.: Plastic production with this catalyst would be sustainable and would also enable the creation of hydrogen as a potential energy source.

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12
Jul 2018
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Little amount of organocatalyst is enough to form carbon-carbon bonds

Nat.Chem.: Benjamin List found a potent catalysts that leads to tertiary aldol products in excellent yields and enantioselectivities.

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09
Jul 2018
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New chemical compounds make catalysts more efficient

Ang. Chem. Int. Ed.: Catalysts should be as stable, efficient and adaptable to certain applications as possible. This Bochum-made development makes all of this possible.

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26
Jun 2018
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Peanut-like nano objects self-assemble in solution, bind DNA

Angew. Chem.: Nano objects with spectacular shape and promising functions.

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25
May 2018
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Why bioelectrodes for energy conversion are not stable

Nat. Comm.: How artificial photosynthesis systems should be designed in the future to remain functional in the long term.

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