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Research Papers:



Atomistic Molecular Dynamics Simulations of ABA-Type Polymer Peptide Conjugates:
Insights into Supramolecular Structures and their Circular Dichroism Spectra.

M.L. Obenauer, J.A. Dresel, M. Schweitzer, P. Besenius*, F. Schmid*, submitted.



[68] Cucurbit[8]uril Mediated Supramolecular and Photocrosslinked Interpenetrating Network Hydrogel Matrices for 3D-Bioprinting.

Y. Wang*, A.M. Bimmermann, M. Neufurth, P. Besenius*,
Adv. Mater. 2024, accepted for publication. DOI: 10.1002/adma.202313270 (Open Access)

[67] Transfer-Printing of Patterned PEDOT:PSS Structures for Bendable, Stretchable and Biodegradable Electronics.

C Volkert*, R. Colucci, R. Berger, P. Besenius, P.W.M. Blom, U. Kraft*,
J. Mater. Chem. C 2024, 12, 3865-3872. DOI: 10.1039/d3tc04485h (Open Access)


[66] Tuning the Crosslinking Density and Crosslinker in Core-Crosslinked Polymeric Micelles and its Effects on the Particle Stability in Human Blood Plasma and Mice.

T. Bauer, I. Alberg, L. Zengerling, P. Besenius, K. Koynov, B. Slütter, R. Zentel, I. Que, H. Zhang, M. Barz*,
Biomacromolecules 2023, 24, 3545–3556. DOI: 10.1021/acs.biomac.3c00308.

[65] MUC1 Glycopeptide Vaccine Modified with a GalNAc Glycocluster Targets the Macrophage Galactose C-Type Lectin on Dendritic Cells to Elicit an Improved Humoral Response.

A. Gabba*, R. Attariya, S. Behren, C. Pett, J.C. van der Horst, H. Yurugi, J. Yu, M. Urschbach, J. Sabin, G. Birrane, E. Schmitt, S.J. van Vliet, P. Besenius, U. Westerlind, P.V. Murphy,
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2023, 24, 13027-13037. DOI: 10.1021/jacs.2c12843 (Open Access)
(§ joint senior authors)

[64] Impact of Sample History and Solvent Effects on Pathway Control in the Supramolecular Polymerisation of Au(I)-Metallopeptide Amphiphiles.

M. Thomas, V. Lewe, J. Kölsch, M. Urschbach, J. Erlenbusch, O.S. Stach, P. Besenius*,
Polym. Chem. 2023, 14, 1888-1892. DOI: 10.1039/d3py00053b (Open Access)

[63] Can Polymer Helicity Affect Topological Chirality of Polymer Knots?

Y. Zhao, J. Rothörl, P. Besenius, P. Virnau*, K. Daoulas*,
ACS Macro Lett. 2023, 12, 234-240. DOI: 10.1021/acsmacrolett.2c00600.


[62] Construction of Active Protein Materials: Manipulation on Morphology of Salmon Calcitonin Assemblies with Enhanced Bone Regeneration Effect.

L. Wu§, L. Cheng§, J. Yang, Y. Yan, E. Zhang, L. Li, Z. Kochovski, L. Li, Z. Wang, L. Deng, Y. Lu, P. Besenius, W. Cui*, G. Chen*,
Adv. Mater., 2022, 34, 2207526. DOI: 10.1002/adma.202207526.
(§ these authors contributed equally)

[61] A Modular Platform of Carbohydrates-Modified Supramolecular Polymers Based on Dendritic Peptide Scaffolds.

L. Li§, L. Wu§, M. Urschbach, D. Straßburger, X. Liu, P. Besenius*, G. Chen*,
ACS Polym. Au 2022, 2, 478–485. DOI: 10.1021/acspolymersau.2c00032 (Open Access)
(§ these authors contributed equally)

[60] Recyclable Vitrimers from Biogenic Poly(Itaconate) Elastomers.

J.C. Kölsch, C.M. Berač, F. Lossada, O. Stach, S. Seiffert, A. Walther, P. Besenius*,
Macromolecules 2022, 55, 8032-8039. DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol.2c00825.
Highlighted in Trendberichte: Makromolekulare Chemie 2023. Nachrichten aus der Chemie, 2023, 71, 48-54. DOI: 10.1002/nadc.20234132417.

[59] Predicting the Supramolecular Assembly of Amphiphilic Peptides from Comprehensive Coarse-Grained Simulations.

S. Chakraborty§, C.M. Berač§, M. Urschbach, D. Spitzer, M. Mezger, P. Besenius, T. Speck*,
ACS Appl. Polym. Mater. 20224, 822-831. DOI: 10.1021/acsapm.1c01208.
(§ these authors contributed equally)

[58] Bridging Rigidity and Flexibility: Modulation of Supramolecular Hydrogels by Metal Complexation.

O.S. Stach§, K. Breul§, C.M. Berač*, M. Urschbach, S. Seiffert*, P. Besenius*,
Macromol. Rapid Commun. 2022, 43, 2100473. DOI: 10.1002/marc.202100473. (Open Access)
(§ these authors contributed equally)
Invited contribution to the MRC special issue: A Tribute to Rudolf Zentel.

2021     (back to top)

[57] Cell Adhesion on UV-Crosslinked Polyurethane Gels with Adjustable Mechanical Strength and Thermoresponsiveness.

K. Breul§, E. Stengelin§, M. Urschbach, M. Mondeshki, L. Wüst, J. Sirleaf, S. Seitel, T. Emt, S. Pschierer, P. Besenius, S. Seiffert*,
Macromol. Rapid Commun. 2021, 42, 2100505. DOI: 10.1002/marc.202100505. (Open Access)
(§ these authors contributed equally)

[56] Magnetic Control over the Fractal Dimension of Supramolecular Rod Networks.

V. Marichez, A. Sato, P. Dunne, J. Leira-Iglesias, G.J.M. Formon, M.K. Schicho, I. de Feijter, P. Hébraud, M. Bailleul, P. Besenius, M. Venkatesan, J.M.D. Coey, E.W. Meijer, T.M. Hermans*,
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2021, 143, 11914-11918. DOI: 10.1021/jacs.1c05053.
ChemRxiv. DOI: 10.26434/chemrxiv.12762269.

[55] Facile Access to Foldable Redox-Active Flavin-Peptide Conjugates.

F. Stricker, J. Kölsch, S. Beil, S. Preiß, S. Waldvogel, T. Opatz, P. Besenius*,
Org. Biomol. Chem. 2021, 19, 4483-4486. DOI: 10.1039/d1ob00414j.

[54] Targeted Repolarization of Tumor-associated Macrophages via Imidazoquinoline-linked Nanobodies.

E. Bolli§, M. Scherger§, S.M. Arnouk,§ A.R. Pombo Antunes, D. Straßburger, M. Urschbach, J. Stickdorn, K. De Vlaminck, K. Movahedi, H.J. Räder, S. Hernot, P. Besenius, J.A. Van Ginderachter*, L. Nuhn*,
Adv. Sci. 2021, 8, 2004574. DOI: 10.1002/advs.202004574. (Open Access)
(§ these authors contributed equally)

[53] Supramolecular Polymerisation of Sulfated Dendritic Peptide Amphiphiles into Multivalent L-Selectin Binders.

D. Straßburger, S. Herziger, K. Huth, M. Urschbach, R. Haag*, P. Besenius*,
Beilstein J. Org. Chem. 2021, 17, 97-104. DOI: 10.3762/bjoc.17.10. (Open Access)
Invited contribution to the thematic issue "Molecular recognition", dedicated to the memory of Prof. Carsten Schmuck.

[52] Synthesis and Structural Stability of α-Helical Au(I)-Metallopeptides.

L. Zengerling, B. Kemper, U.A. Hellmich, P. Besenius*,
Synlett 2021, 32, 344-349. DOI: 10.1055/a-1290-8412.
Invited contribution to the SYNLETT Section "Thieme Chemistry Journals Awardees – Where Are They Now?"

2020     (back to top)

[51] An Insight into the Synthesis of N-Methylated Polypeptides.

C. Muhl,§ L. Zengerling,§ J. Groß, P. Eckhardt, T. Opatz, P. Besenius*, M. Barz*,
Polym. Chem 2020, 11, 6919-6927. DOI: 10.1039/d0py01055c.
(§ these authors contributed equally)

[50] Lipid Bilayer Interactions of Peptidic Supramolecular Polymers and the Impact on Membrane Permeability and Stability.

S. Pannwitt, J. Kaltbeitzel, P. Ahlers, D. Spitzer, N. Hellmann, F. Depoix, P. Besenius, D. Schneider*,
Biochemistry 2020, 59, 1845-1853. DOI: 10.1021/acs.biochem.0c00114.

[49] Probing the Folding of Peptide-Polymer Conjugates Using the π-Dimerization of Viologen End-Groups.

R. Otter, P. Besenius*,
Organic Materials 20202, 143-148. DOI: 10.1055/s-0040-1710343. (Open Access)

[48] Impact of NDI-core Substitution on the pH-Responsive Nature of Peptide-Tethered Luminescent Supramolecular Polymers.

A. Sarkar, J. Kölsch, C.M. Berač, A. Venugopal, R. Sasmal, R. Otter, P. Besenius*, S.J. George*,
ChemistryOpen 2020, 9, 346-350. DOI: 10.1002/open.202000017. (Open Access)
Invited contribution to 'Functional Supramolecular Systems' special collection, dedicated to Prof. Jean-Marie Lehn on the occasion of his 80th birthday.

[47] Evaluation of Charge-Regulated Supramolecular Copolymerization to Tune the Time-Scale for Oxidative Disassembly of ß-Sheet Comonomers.

C.M. Berač, L. Zengerling, D. Straßburger, R. Otter, M. Urschbach, P. Besenius*,
Macromol. Rapid Commun. 2020, 1900476. DOI: 10.1002/marc.201900476. (Open Access)
Invited contribution to '100 Years of Macromolecular Chemistry' special issue.

2019     (back to top)

[46] Modeling Supramolecular Polymerization: The Role of Steric Effects and Hydrophobic Interactions.

S. Chakraborty, C.M. Berač, B. Kemper, P. Besenius, T. Speck*,
Macromolecules 201952, 7661-7667. DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol.9b01435.

[45] Supramolecular Copolymers Predominated by Alternating Order: Theory and Application.

R. van Buel, D. Spitzer, C.M. Berač, P. van der Schoot, P. Besenius, Sara Jabbari-Farouji*,
J. Chem. Phys. 2019, 151, 014902. DOI: 10.1063/1.5097577.
Selected as Editor's Pick.
JCP Editors’ Choice 2019.


[44] Structure and Luminescence Properties of Supramolecular Polymers of Amphiphilic Aromatic Thioether-Peptide Conjugates in Water.

P. Ahlers, C. Götz, S. Riebe, M. Zirbes, M. Jochem, D. Spitzer, J. Voskuhl*, T. Basché*, P. Besenius*,
Polym. Chem. 201910, 3163-3169. DOI: 10.1039/c8py01712c.
Invited contribution to the Pioneering Investigators 2019 themed collection.

[43] Tuning the Life-Time of Supramolecular Hydrogels using ROS-Responsive Telechelic Peptide-Polymer Conjugates.

R. Otter, C. Berač, S. Seiffert, P. Besenius*,
Eur. Polym. J. 2019, 110, 90-96. DOI: 10.1016/j.eurpolymj.2018.11.019.
Materials Today EPJ Award 2018 special issue.

[42] The Impact of Branching on the Solution Behavior and Serum Stability of Star-like Block Copolymers.

R. Holm, M. Douverne, B. Weber, T. Bauer, A. Best, P. Ahlers, K. Koynov, P. Besenius, M. Barz*,
Biomacromolecules 2019, 20, 375-388. DOI: 10.1021/acs.biomac.8b01545.
Cover: link to the High-Res Image.

[41] Reduced Breast Tumor Growth After Immunization with a Tumor-Restricted MUC1 Glycopeptide Conjugated to Tetanus Toxoid.

N. Stergiou, N. Gaidzik, A.-S. Heimes, S. Dietzen, P. Besenius, J. Jäkel, W. Brenner, M. Schmidt, H. Kunz*, E. Schmitt*,
Cancer Immunol. Res. 2019, 7, 113-122. DOI: 10.1158/2326-6066.cir-18-0256.

2018     (back to top)

[40] A Clickable NHC-Au(I)-Complex for the Preparation of Stimulus-Responsive Metallopeptide Amphiphiles.

V. Lewe, M. Preuss, E.A. Woźnica, D. Spitzer, R. Otter, P. Besenius*,
Chem. Commun. 2018, 54, 9498-9501. DOI: 10.1039/c8cc05622f.

[39] Surface‐Assisted Self‐Assembly of a Hydrogel by Proton Diffusion.

D. Spitzer§, V. Marichez§, G. J. M. Formon, P. Besenius*, T. M. Hermans*,
Angew. Chem. 2018130, 11519-11523. DOI: 10.1002/ange.201806668.
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed.
2018, 57, 11349-11353. DOI: 10.1002/anie.201806668.
Selected as Hot Paper (§ these authors contributed equally)
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[38] Secondary Structure-Driven Hydrogelation using Foldable Telechelic Polymer-Peptide Conjugates.

R. Otter, N.A. Henke, C. Berač, T. Bauer, M. Barz, S. Seiffert, P. Besenius*,
Macromol. Rapid Commun. 2018, 39, 1800459. DOI: 10.1002/marc.201800459.
special issue on 'Structure to Function in Supramolecular Polymers and Materials'.

[37] Synthetic MUC1 Antitumor Vaccine with Incorporated 2,3-Sialyl-T Carbohydrate Antigen Inducing Strong Immune Responses with Isotype Specificity.

D. Straßburger, M. Glaffig, N. Stergiou, S. Bialas, P. Besenius, E. Schmitt, H. Kunz*,
ChemBioChem 201819, 1142-1146. DOI: 10.1002/cbic.201800148.

[36] Mannose-Decorated Multicomponent Supramolecular Polymers Trigger Effective Uptake into Antigen-Presenting Cells.

D. Straßburger, N. Stergiou, M. Urschbach, H. Yurugi, D. Spitzer, D. Schollmeyer, E. Schmitt*, P. Besenius*,
ChemBioChem 201819, 912-916. DOI: 10.1002/cbic.201800114.
Cover Feature: ChemBioChem 2018, 19, 894. DOI: 10.1002/cbic.201800191.

[35] Kinetically Controlled Stepwise Self-Assembly of Au(I)-Metallopeptides in Water.

B. Kemper, L. Zengerling, D. Spitzer, R. Otter, T. Bauer, P. Besenius*,
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2018140, 534-537. DOI: 10.1021/jacs.7b08189.

[34] Folding Induced Supramolecular Assembly into pH-Responsive Nanorods with a Protein Repellent Shell.

R. Otter§, K. Klinker§, D. Spitzer, M. Schinnerer, M. Barz*, P. Besenius*,
Chem. Commun. 2018, 54, 401-404. DOI: 10.1039/c7cc08127h.
(§ these authors contributed equally)
Highlighted in Trendbericht Makromolekulare Chemie. Nachrichten aus der Chemie, 2019, 67, 40-49. DOI: 10.1002/nadc.20194089949.

2017     (back to top)

[33] Tuneable Transient Thermogels Mediated by a pH- and Redox-Regulated Supramolecular Polymerization.

D. Spitzer, L. L. Rodrigues, D. Straßburger, M. Mezger, P. Besenius*,
Angew. Chem. 2017, 129, 15664-15669. DOI: 10.1002/ange.201708857.
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed.
2017, 56, 15461-15465. DOI: 10.1002/anie.201708857.

[32] Dynamic Light Scattering Investigation of the Kinetics and Fidelity of Supramolecular Copolymerizations in Water.

P. Ahlers, K. Fischer, D. Spitzer, P. Besenius*,
Macromolecules 2017, 50, 7712-7720. DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol.7b01561.

[31] Tuning the pH-Switch of Supramolecular Polymer Carriers for siRNA to Physiologically Relevant pH.

P. Ahlers, H. Frisch, R. Holm, D. Spitzer, M. Barz, P. Besenius*,
Macromol. Biosci. 2017, 17, 1700111. DOI: 10.1002/mabi.201700111.
Invited contribution to the 'Polymer-based Nanomedicines: From Materials to Therapies' special issue.

[30] Kinetic control in the temperature-dependent sequential growth of surface-confined supramolecular copolymers.

S. Engel, D. Spitzer, L. L. Rodrigues, E.-C. Fritz, D. Straßburger, M. Schönhoff, B. J. Ravoo*, P. Besenius*,
Faraday Discuss. 2017, 204, 53-67. DOI: 10.1039/c7fd00100b.
Themed collection on Complex Molecular Surfaces and Interfaces.

[29] Reversible Covalent and Supramolecular Functionalization of Water-Soluble Au(I)-Complexes.

B. Kemper, M. von Gröning, V. Lewe, D. Spitzer, T. Otremba, N. Stergiou, D. Schollmeyer, E. Schmitt, B. J. Ravoo, P. Besenius*,
Chem. Eur. J. 2017, 23, 6048-6055. DOI: 10.1002/chem.201700588.
Invited contribution to the Münster CRC 858 special issue on Cooperative Effects in Chemistry.

Graphical Abstract - ChemEurJ 2017 - Kemper

2016     (back to top)

[28] Kinetically Controlled Sequential Growth of Surface-Grafted Chiral Supramolecular Copolymers.

H. Frisch§, E.-C. Fritz§, F. Stricker, L. Schmüser, D. Spitzer, T. Weidner, B.J. Ravoo*, P. Besenius*,
Angew. Chem. 2016, 128, 7358-7362. DOI: 10.1002/ange.201601048.
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2016, 55, 7242-7246. DOI: 10.1002/anie.201601048.
(§ these authors contributed equally)
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Highlighted in Trendberichte - Makromolekulare Chemie 2016. Nachrichten aus der Chemie, 2017, 65, 348-358. DOI: 10.1002/nadc.20174057501.
Inside Back Cover: Angew. Chem. 2016, 128, 7383. DOI: 10.1002/ange.201604416.
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2016, 55, 7265. DOI: 10.1002/anie.201604416.

Graphical Abstract - ACIE 2016 - Frisch

[27] Probing the Self-Assembly and Stability of Oligohistidine based Rod-like Micelles by Aggregation Induced Luminescence.

H. Frisch, D. Spitzer, M. Haase, T. Basché, J. Voskuhl*, P. Besenius*,
Org. Biomol. Chem. 201614, 5574-5579. DOI: 10.1039/c6ob00292g. (Open Access)
Invited contribution to the Organic & Biomolecular Chemistry ‘New Talent’ themed collection.

OBC 2016

2015     (back to top)

[26] Steric Constraints Induced Frustrated Growth of Supramolecular Nanorods in Water.

R. Appel, J. Fuchs, S.M. Tyrrell, P.A. Korevaar, M.C.A. Stuart, I.K. Voets, M. Schönhoff, P. Besenius*,
Chem. Eur. J. 201521, 19257-19264. DOI: 10.1002/chem.201503616.
Highlighted in Trendberichte 2015 - Makromolekulare Chemie. Nachrichten aus der Chemie, 2016, 64, 332-340. DOI: 10.1002/nadc.20164046973.

Chem. Eur. J. 2015, 21, 19257

[25] Tuneable pH-Regulated Supramolecular Copolymerisation by Mixing Mismatched Dendritic Peptide Comonomers.

P. Ahlers§, H. Frisch§, P. Besenius*,   (§ these authors contributed equally)
Polym. Chem. 2015, 6, 7245-7250. DOI: 10.1039/c5py01241d. (Open Access)
David Sherrington Commemorative Issue.
Highlighted in Trendberichte 2015 - Makromolekulare Chemie. Nachrichten aus der Chemie, 2016, 64, 332-340.DOI: 10.1002/nadc.20164046973.

Back Cover: Polym. Chem., 2015, 6, 7353-7354. DOI: 10.1039/c5py90170g.

Polym. Chem., 2015, 6, 7353

[24] pH-Regulated Selectivity in Supramolecular Polymerizations: Switching Between Co- and Homopolymers.

H. Frisch, Y. Nie, S. Raunser, P. Besenius*,
Chem. Eur. J. 2015, 21, 3304-3309. DOI: 10.1002/chem.201406281.

Chem. Eur. J. 2015, 21, 3304

[23] Tuning the pH-Triggered Self-Assembly of Dendritic Peptide Amphiphiles Using Fluorinated Side Chains.

R. Appel, S. Tacke, J. Klingauf, P. Besenius*,
Org. Biomol. Chem. 2015, 13, 1030-1039. DOI: 10.1039/c4ob02185a. (Open Access)
Invited contribution to the Organic & Biomolecular Chemistry ‘Supramolecular Chemistry in Water’ web themed issue.

Org. Biomol. Chem. 2015, 13, 1030

[22] Facile Synthesis of a Peptidic Au(I)-Metalloamphiphile and its Self-Assembly into Luminescent Micelles in Water.

B. Kemper, Y.R. Hristova, S. Tacke, L. Stegemann, L.S. van Bezouwen, M.C.A. Stuart, J. Klingauf, C.A. Strassert, P. Besenius*,
Chem. Commun. 2015, 51, 5253-5256. DOI: 10.1039/c4cc03868a. (Open Access)
Invited contribution to the ChemComm Emerging Investigators Issue 2015.
Highlighted in Trendberichte - Makromolekulare Chemie 2014. Nachrichten aus der Chemie, 2015, 63, 336-347. DOI: 10.1002/nadc.201590096.

Chem. Commun. 2015, 51, 5253

2014     (back to top)

[21] The Synthesis of Dendritic EDOT-Peptide Conjugates and Their Multistimuli-Responsive Self-Assembly Into Supramolecular Nanorods and -Fibres in Water.

P. Ahlers, H. Frisch, D. Spitzer, Z. Vobecka, F. Vilela*, P. Besenius*,
Chem. Asian J. 2014, 9, 2052-2057. DOI: 10.1002/asia.201402271.
Invited contribution to the Sino-German Frontiers of Chemistry special issue.

Chem. Asian J. 2014, 9, 2052

[20] Topochemical Polymerization in Self-Assembled Rodlike Micelles of Bisurea Bolaamphiphiles.

A. Pal, P. Voudouris, M.M.E. Koenigs, P. Besenius, H.M. Wyss, V. Degirmenci, R.P. Sijbesma*,
Soft Matter 2014, 10, 952-956. DOI: 10.1039/c3sm52605d.

[19] From Supramolecular Polymers to Hydrogel Materials.

C.M.A. Leenders, T. Mes, M.B. Baker, M.M.E. Koenigs, P. Besenius, A.R.A. Palmans*, E.W. Meijer*,
Mater. Horiz. 2014,1, 116-120. DOI: 10.1039/c3mh00103b.

2013     (back to top)

[18] pH-Switchable Ampholytic Supramolecular Copolymers.

H. Frisch, J.P. Unsleber, D. Lüdeker, M. Peterlechner, G. Brunklaus, M. Waller, P. Besenius*,
Angew. Chem. 2013, 125, 10282-10287. DOI: 10.1002/ange.201303810.
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2013, 52, 10097-10101. DOI: 10.1002/anie.201303810. (Cited 100+ times)

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2013, 52, 10097

[17] Tuning the Aqueous Self-Assembly of Multistimuli-Responsive Polyanionic Peptide Nanorods.

M. von Gröning, I. de Feijter, M.C.A. Stuart, I.K. Voets, P. Besenius*,
J. Mater. Chem. B 2013, 1, 2008-2012. DOI: 10.1039/c3tb00051f.
Invited contribution to the Journal of Materials Chemistry ‘Rising Stars and Young Nanoarchitects in Materials Science’ web themed issue.

J. Mater. Chem. B 2013, 1, 2008

[16] Mechanistic Control over Morphology: Self-Assembly of a Discotic Amphiphile in Water.

I. de Feijter, P. Besenius, L. Albertazzi, E.W. Meijer, A.R.A. Palmans, I.K. Voets*,
Soft Matter 2013, 9, 10025-10030. DOI: 10.1039/c3sm52104d.

[15] Side Chains Control Dynamics and Self-Sorting in Fluorescent Organic Nanoparticles.

A. Kaeser, I. Fischer, R. Abbel, P. Besenius, D. Dasgupta, M.A.J. Gillisen, G. Portale, A.L. Stevens, L.M. Herz, A.P.H.J. Schenning*,
ACS Nano 2013, 7, 408-416. DOI: 10.1021/nn305477u.

2012     (back to top)

[14] Controlling the Cooperativity in the Supramolecular Polymerization of Ionic Discotic Amphiphiles via Electrostatic Screening.

C. Schaefer, I. K. Voets, A.R.A. Palmans, E.W. Meijer, P. van der Schoot*, P. Besenius*,
ACS Macro Lett. 2012, 1, 830-833. DOI: 10.1021/mz300218e.

[13] Paramagnetic Self-Assembled Nanoparticles as Supramolecular MRI Contrast Agents.

P. Besenius, J.L.M. Heynens, R. Straathof, M.M.L. Nieuwenhuizen, P.H.H. Bomans, E. Terreno, S. Aime, G.J. Strijkers, K. Nicolay*, E.W. Meijer*,
Contrast Media Mol. Imaging 2012, 7, 356-361. DOI: 10.1002/cmmi.498.

[12] Modular Synthesis of Supramolecular Ureidopyrimidinone-Peptide Conjugates Using an Oxime Ligation Strategy.

R.E. Kieltyka, M.M.C. Bastings, G.C. van Almen, P. Besenius, E.W.L. Kemps, P.Y.W. Dankers*,
Chem. Commun. 2012, 48, 1452-1454. DOI: 10.1039/c1cc14728e.

2011     (back to top)

[11] Self-Sorting in Rodlike Micelles of Chiral Bisurea Bolaamphiphiles.

A. Pal, P. Besenius, R.P. Sijbesma*,
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2011, 133, 12987-12989. DOI: 10.1021/ja205345e.

[10] Peptide Functionalised Discotic Amphiphiles and Their Self-Assembly into Supramolecular Nanofibres.

P. Besenius*, Y. Goedegebure, M. Driesse, M. Koay, P.H.H. Bomans, A.R.A. Palmans, P.Y.W. Dankers, E.W. Meijer*,
Soft Matter 2011, 7, 7980-7983. DOI: 10.1039/c1sm05896g.

[9] Single-Chain Folding of Polymers for Catalytic Systems in Water.

T. Terashima, T. Mes, T.F.A. de Greef, M.A.J. Gillissen, P. Besenius, A.R.A. Palmans*, E.W. Meijer*,
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2011, 133, 4742-4245. DOI: 10.1021/ja2004494. (Cited 350+ times)
Highlighted in Nature News & Views: N. Giuseppone, J.F. Lutz, Nature 2011, 473, 40-41. DOI: 10.1038/473040a;
Trendberichte 2011 - Makromolekulare Chemie, Nachrichten aus der Chemie, 2012, 60, 332-345. DOI: 10.1002/nadc.201290123.

Co-highlighted in RSC Chemistry World, April 2011. Link.

[8] Controlled Supramolecular Oligomerisation of C3-Symmetrical Molecules in Water: the Impact of Hydrophobic Shielding.

P. Besenius, K.P. van den Hout, H.M.H.G. Albers, T.F.A. de Greef, L.L.C. Olijve, T.M. Hermans, B.F.M. de Waal, P.H.H. Bomans, N.A.J.M. Sommerdijk, G. Portale, A.R.A. Palmans, M.H.P. van Genderen, J.A.J.M. Vekemans, E.W. Meijer*,
Chem. Eur. J. 2011, 17, 5193-5203. DOI: 10.1002/chem.201002976.

2010     (back to top)

[7] Controlling the Growth and Shape of Chiral Supramolecular Polymers in Water.

P. Besenius, G. Portale, P.H.H. Bomans, H.M. Janssen, A.R.A. Palmans, E.W. Meijer*,
Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 2010, 107, 17888-17893. DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1009592107.
(Cited 150+ times)
Highlight of 2010 in Soft Condensed Matter at the European Synchrotron Radiation Facility (ESRF), Grenoble, France, 58-59. Link.

[6] Affinity Chromatography in Dynamic Combinatorial Libraries: One-Pot Amplification and Isolation of a Strongly Binding Receptor.

P. Besenius*, P.A.G. Cormack*, R.F. Ludlow, S. Otto, D.C. Sherrington,
Org. Biomol. Chem. 2010, 8, 2414-2418. DOI: 10.1039/c000333f.

2008     (back to top)

[5] Synthesis and Characterization of Water Soluble Densely Branched Glycopolymers.

P. Besenius*, S. Slavin, F. Vilela, D.C. Sherrington,
React. Funct. Polym. 2008, 68, 1524-1533. DOI: 10.1016/j.reactfunctpolym.2008.08.004.

[4] Tailored Polymer-Supported Templates in Dynamic Combinatorial Libraries: Simultaneous Selection, Amplification and Isolation of Synthetic Receptors.

P. Besenius, P.A.G. Cormack*, J. Liu, S. Otto, J.K.M. Sanders, D.C. Sherrington*,
Chem. Eur. J. 2008, 14, 9006-9019. DOI: 10.1002/chem.200800326.

[3] Dynamic Combinatorial Discovery of a [2]-Catenane and its Guest-Induced Conversion into a Molecular Square Host.

K.R. West, R.F. Ludlow, P.T. Corbett, P. Besenius, F.M. Mansfeld, P.A.G. Cormack, D.C. Sherrington, J.M. Goodman, M.C.A. Stuart, S. Otto*,
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2008, 130, 10834-10835. DOI: 10.1021/ja801508q.

[2] Polymer-Supported Cationic Templates for Molecular Recognition of Anionic Hosts in Water.

P. Besenius, P.A.G. Cormack*, R.F. Ludlow, S. Otto*, D.C. Sherrington*,
Chem. Commun. 2008, 2809-2811. DOI: 10.1039/b802982b.

2007     (back to top)

[1] Synthesis of Polymer Microspheres via Self-Assembly of Monodisperse Precursor Particles.

F. Macintyre, P. Besenius, and D.C. Sherrington*,
Ind. Eng. Chem. Res. 2007, 46, 3219-3223. DOI: 10.1021/ie0608354.


Reviews and Book Chapters:          (back to top)

[R10] Supramolecular Assembly and Thermogelation Strategies using Peptide-Polymer Conjugates.

C. Pascouau, M. Schweitzer, P. Besenius*,
2024, 25, 2659-2678. DOI: 10.1021/acs.biomac.4c00031. (126 references)
Invited Contribution to the "Peptide Materials" virtual special issue

[R9] The Development of Vaccines from Synthetic Tumor-Associated Mucin Glycopeptides and their Glycosylation-Dependent Immune Response.

N. Stergiou*, M. Urschbach, A. Gabba, E. Schmitt, H. Kunz, P. Besenius*,
Chem. Rec. 2021, 21, 3313-3331. DOI: 10.1002/tcr.202100182. (208 references) (Open Access)
Invited Contribution to the Recent Advances in Carbohydrate Chemistry special issue

[R8] Defects and Defect Engineering in Soft Matter.

A. Jangizehi, F. Schmid, P. Besenius, K. Kremer, S. Seiffert*,
Soft Matter 2020, 16, 10809-10859. DOI: 10.1039/d0sm01371d. (523 references) (Open Access)

[R7] Supramolecular Assembly of Functional Peptide-Polymer Conjugates.

R. Otter, P. Besenius*,
Org. Biomol. Chem. 2019, 17, 6719-6734. DOI: 10.1039/c9ob01191a. (121 references)
Invited Review
Featured in the Organic & Biomolecular Chemistry HOT article collection

[R6] Aqueous Supramolecular Polymers and Hydrogels.

D. Spitzer, P. Besenius,
in Supramolecular Chemistry in Water, ed.: S. Kubik, Wiley-VCH, Weinheim, 2019, 285-336. DOI: 10.1002/9783527814923.ch8. (174 references)
Print ISBN: 9783527344673, online ISBN: 9783527814923 and DOI: 10.1002/9783527814923.

[R5] Controlling Supramolecular Polymerisation Through Multicomponent Self-Assembly.

P. Besenius*,
J. Polym. Sci., Part A: Polym. Chem. 2017, 55, 34-78. DOI: 10.1002/pola.28385. (441 references)
Invited Highlight Article


[R4] Supramolecular Polymers in Aqueous Media.

E. Krieg*, M.M.C. Bastings, P. Besenius*, B. Rybtchinski*,
Chem. Rev. 2016116, 2414-2477. DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemrev.5b00369. (601 references)
(Cited 550+ times)
Frontiers in Macromolecular and Supramolecular Science special issue

Chem Rev 2016

[R3] pH-Switchable Self-Assembled Materials.

H. Frisch, P. Besenius*,
Macromol. Rapid Commun. 2015, 36, 346-363. DOI: 10.1002/marc.201400623. (166 references)
Invited Feature Article
Selected for the "Best of Macromolecular Journals, Edition 2016"
Highlighted on Advanced Science News

Macromol. Rapid Commun. 2015, 36, 346

[R2] Water-Soluble Au(I) Complexes, their Synthesis and Applications.

Y.R. Hristova, B. Kemper, P. Besenius*,
Tetrahedron 2013, 69, 10525-10533. DOI: 10.1016/j.tet.2013.09.096. (97 references)
Tetrahedron Report number 1017 (Invited Review)

Tetrahedron 2013, 69, 10525

[R1] Supramolecular Chemistry in Polymer Networks.

P. Besenius, P.A.G. Cormack,
in Supramolecular Chemistry: From Molecules to Nanomaterials (ISBN: 978-0-470-74640-0 and DOI: 10.1002/9780470661345), eds.: P.A. Gale and J.W. Steed, Wiley, Chichester, 2012, 3321-3336. DOI: 10.1002/9780470661345.smc140.

Supramolecular Chemistry From Molecules to Nanomaterials


Repositories   (back to top)

[Rep1] Project RACCOON: Automated Construction of PDB Files for Polymers and Polymer Peptide Conjugates.

M.L. Obenauer*, K.N. Spauszus, P. Besenius, F. Schmid,
J. Open Source Softw. 2024, 9, 6293. DOI: 10.21105/joss.06293.


Editorials, Highlights, Conference Proceedings and Interviews:   (back to top)

[M16] Suprachem 2022 in Mainz.

Y. Wang, T. Weil, S. Kubik, A. Walther, P. Besenius,
Nachrichten aus der Chemie 2022, 70, 87. DOI: 10.1002/nadc.20224132129.

[M15] „ISAP: Auslandserfahrung stärkt die Persönlichkeit“.

Interview with Niklas Kuschkowitz (Territory GmbH, Köln), 2nd September 2022, DAAD AktuellLink.

[M14] Happy New Year, Organic Materials!

P. Besenius*, M. Mastalerz*, X. Zhu*,
Organic Materials 2022, 4, i-ii. DOI: 10.1055/s-0041-1732716.

[M13] Young Talents in Polymer Science.

P. Besenius*, F.H. Schacher*, T. Terashima*,
Macromol. Rapid Commun. 2021, 42, 2100159. DOI: 10.1002/marc.202100159.
Editorial for special issue.

[M12] Editorial Board Focus: Professor Pol Besenius

Synform 2020, 7, A97-98. DOI: 10.1055/s-0039-169118439.

[M11] „Internationalisierung für Einsteiger“.

Interview with Astrid Hopp (Territory GmbH, Köln), 17th October 2019, DAAD Aktuell - 40 Jahre Internationale Studien- und Ausbildungspartnerschaften (ISAP)Link.

[M10] Structure to Function in Supramolecular Polymers and Materials.

R.E. Kieltyka*, J.B. Matson*, P. Besenius*,
Macromol. Rapid Commun. 2018, 39, 1800574. DOI: 10.1002/marc.201800574.
Editorial for special issue

[M9] Supramolecular Systems at Liquid–Solid Interfaces: General Discussion.

D. Amabilino, I. Baldea, O. Barykina, J. Batteas, P. Besenius, P. Beton, N. Bilbao, M. Buck, L. F. Chi, S. Clarke, G. Costantini, J. Davidson, P. Davies, S. De Feyter, Y. D. Fernandez, D. Dwivedi, K. H. Ernst, A. Flood, J. Gautrot, A. Jabbarzadeh, V. Korolkov, A. Kuhnle, M. Lackinger, C. M. Pradier, T. Rahman, R. Raval, S. Schwaminger, J. Seibel, S. L. Tait, J. Teyssandier, H. Zuilhof,
Faraday Discuss. 2017, 204, 395-418. DOI: 10.1039/c7fd90076g.

[M8] Preparing Macromolecular Systems on Surfaces: General Discussion.

D. Amabilino, I. Baldea, P. Besenius, P. Beton, M. Blunt, M. Buck, N. R. Champness, L. F. Chi, S. Clarke, G. Costantini, S. De Feyter, Y. D. Fernandez, D. Dwivedi, K. H. Ernst, A. Flood, B. Hirsch, R. Jones, A. Kuhnle, M. Lackinger, T. R. Linderoth, N. Martsinovich, A. Mount, M. Nalbach, C. M. Pradier, T. Rahman, R. Raval, N. Robinson, M. Sacchi, S. Schwaminger, S. L. Tait, P. Woodruff, H. Zuilhof,
Faraday Discuss. 2017, 204, 271-295. DOI: 10.1039/c7fd90074k.

[M7] Supramolecular Effects in Self-Assembled Monolayers: General Discussion.

D. Amabilino, I. Baldea, J. Batteas, P. Besenius, P. Beton, M. Buck, L. Chi, G. Costantini, P. Davies, S. De Feyter, Y. Diaz Fernandez, D. Dwivedi, K.-H. Ernst, A. Flood, B. Hirsch, V. Humblot, R. Jones, A. Kuhnle, M. Lackinger, N. Lin, T. R. Linderoth, C.-M. Pradier, T. Rahman, R. Raval, N. Robinson, M. Sacchi, S. Schwaminger, S. L. Tait, P. Woodruff, H. Zuilhof,
Faraday Discuss. 2017, 204, 123-158. DOI: 10.1039/c7fd90073b.

[M6] Transient Hydrogels Mediated by Redox-Switchable Supramolecular Polymerization.

D. Spitzer, L.L. Rodrigues, P. Besenius*
Free Radic. Biol. Med. 2017, 112, 138. DOI: 10.1016/j.freeradbiomed.2017.10.209.

[M5] Regionaltreffen der FCI-Stipendiaten in Münster.

H. Frisch, P. Besenius,
Nachrichten aus der Chemie 2014, 62, 175. DOI: 10.1002/nadc.201490061.

[M4] 22. Nachwuchswissenschaftler-Symposium Bioorganische Chemie.

O. García Mancheño, M. Waller, U. Hennecke, P. Besenius,
Nachrichten aus der Chemie 2014, 62, 71. DOI: 10.1002/nadc.201490027.

[M3] Supramolekulare Nanomaterialien.

H. Frisch, P. Besenius*,
GIT Labor-Fachzeitschrift (Wiley-VCH, Weinheim) 2013, 1, 42-44. Link.

[M2] Controlling the Size, Shape and Stability of Supramolecular Polymers in Water.

P. Besenius, I. de Feijter, N.A.J.M. Sommerdijk, P.H.H. Bomans, A.R.A. Palmans*,
J.Vis. Exp. 2012, 66, e3975. DOI: 10.3791/3975.

[M1] Columnar Assemblies with Restricted Size of C3-Symmetrical Gd(III)-DTPA Chelates.

P. Besenius, K.P. van den Hout, T.M. Hermans, J.A.J.M. Vekemans, M.H.P. van Genderen, A.R.A. Palmans, E.W. Meijer*,
Polymer Preprints 2010, 51, 434-435. Link.