Highlight Publications


08
Nov 2018
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Metallic nanocatalysts imitate the structure of enzymes

JACS: In catalysis, nature is sometimes more efficient than artificial systems. Researchers have copied one of the tricks.

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23
Oct 2018
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Noble metal-free catalyst system as active as platinum

Adv. Energy Mater.: Affordable high-performance catalysts have come within reach.

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09
Oct 2018
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The many structures of the light-active biomolecules

Structure: Some molecules change their spatial structure when exposed to light – in other words, they look different in light and darkness. What exactly happens during the conversion has not yet been researched in detail.

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28
Sep 2018
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New insights into the structure of a killer protein

Cell Death Differ.: The protein Bax is responsible for programmed cell death. Because it is constantly changing its location, its structure has so far been difficult to determine.

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26
Sep 2018
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Bio solar cell produces hydrogen

Nat. Energy: The semi-artificial system is constructed like a Lego box – which opens up a wide range of applications for the future.

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18
Sep 2018
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Simply print sensors and solar collectors

Chem. Sci.: Researchers use a trick to prevent a ring from forming when droplets dry. This has far-reaching consequences.

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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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