Research Papers


[25] Tuneable pH-regulated supramolecular copolymerisation by mixing mismatched dendritic peptide comonomers.
P. Ahlers§, H. Frisch§, P. Besenius*,     (§ these authors contributed equally to this work)
Polym. Chem. 2015, 21, 3304-3309. DOI: 10.1039/C5PY01241D
David Sherrington Commemorative Issue of Polymer Chemistry.


TOC Patrick Hendrik


[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.



[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)
Organic & Biomolecular Chemistry ‘Supramolecular Chemistry in Water’ web themed issue.



[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)
ChemComm Emerging Investigators Issue 2015.
Highlighted in Trendberichte 2014 - Makromolekulare Chemie. Nachrichten aus der Chemie, 2015, 63,336-347. DOI: 10.1002/nadc.201590096.



[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.
Sino-German Frontiers of Chemistry Special Issue.

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[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.


[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.



[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.
Journal of Materials Chemistry ‘Rising Stars and Young Nanoarchitects in Materials Science’ web themed issue.



[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.


[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.


[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.
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.


[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.
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.


[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.


[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.