Dube Research Group - Faculty for Chemistry and Pharmacy

Publications

(44) E. Uhl, P. Mayer, H. Dube*, Angew. Chem. 2020, accepted. doi: 10.1002/ange.201913798R1; Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2020, accepted. doi: 10.1002/anie.201913798R1; and ChemRxiv. Preprint. 2019. doi: 10.26434/chemrxiv.10048871.v1 Active and Unidirectional Acceleration of Biaryl Rotation by a Molecular Motor.

 

(43) A. B. Kanj, A. Chandresh, A. Gerwien, S. Grosjean, S. Bräse, Y. Wang, H. Dube, L. Heinke* Chem. Sci. 2019, accepted. doi: 10.1039/c9sc04926f Proton-Conduction Photomodulation in Spiropyran-Functionalized MOFs with Large On-Off ratio.

 

(42) E. Carrascosa, C. Petermayer, M. S. Scholz, J. N. Bull, H. Dube*, E. J. Bieske* ChemPyhsChem. 2019, accepted. doi: 10.1002/cphc.201900963 Reversible Photoswitching of Isolated Ionic Hemiindigos with Visible Light.

 

(41) A. Gerwien, P. Mayer, H. Dube*, Nat. Commun. 2019, 10, 4449. doi: 10.1038/s41467-019-12463-4 and ChemRxiv. Preprint. 2019. doi: 10.26434/chemrxiv.8863517.v1 Green Light Powered Molecular State Motor Enabling Eight-Shaped Unidirectional Rotation. Featured on the Editors’ Highlights webpage of Nature Communcations.

 

(40) M. Schildhauer, F. Rott, S. Thumser, P. Mayer, R. de Vivie-Riedle, H. Dube*, ChemPhotoChem. 2019, 3, 365-371. A Prospective Ultrafast Hemithioindigo Molecular Motor. doi: 10.1002/cptc.201900074R1 part of the Special Issue: Photoresponsive Molecular Switches and Machines. https://doi.org/10.1002/cptc.201900147 

 

(39) K. Hoffmann, M. Guentner, P. Mayer, H. Dube*, Org. Chem. Front. 2019, 6, 1244-1252. Symmetric and Nonsymmetric Bis-Hemithioindigos - Precise Visible Light Controlled Shape-Shifters. doi: 10.1039/C9QO00202B part of the themed collection In celebration of Julius Rebek’s 75th Birthday.

 

(38) K. Hoffmann, P. Mayer, H. Dube*, Org. Biomol. Chem. 2019, 17, 1979-1983. A Hemithioindigo Molecular Motor for Metal Surface Attachement. doi: 10.1039/C8OB02424C part of the themed collections New Talent and Mechanistic, computational & physical organic chemistry in OBC.

 

(37) A. Gerwien, P. Mayer, H. Dube*, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2018, 140, 16442-16445. Photon-Only Molecular Motor with Reverse Temperature-Dependent Efficiency.  doi: 10.1021/jacs.8b10660

 

(36) C. Petermayer, H. Dube*, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2018, 140, 13558-13561. Circular Dichroism Photoswitching with a Twist: Axially Chiral Hemiindigo. doi: 10.1021/jacs.8b07839 Highlighted in Nature Reviews Chemistry 2018, 2, 330. Twist and shinedoi: 10.1038/s41570-018-0053-3

 

(35) E. Uhl, S. Thumser, P. Mayer, H. Dube*, Angew. Chem. 2018, 130, 11231-11235; Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2018, 57, 11064-11068. Transmission of Unidirectional Molecular Motor Rotation to a Remote Biaryl Axis. doi: 10.1002/anie.201804716

 

(34) A. Gerwien, M. Schildhauer, S. Thumser, P. Mayer, H. Dube*, Nat. Commun. 2018, 9, 2510. Direct Evidence for Hula Twist and Single-Bond Rotation Photoproducts. doi: 10.1038/s41467-018-04928-9  Blogpost on Nature Research Chemistry Community

 

(33) C. Petermayer, H. Dube*, Acc. Chem. Res. 2018, 51, 1153-1163. Indigoid Photoswitches: Visible light responsive molecular tools. doi: 10.1021/acs.accounts.7b00638

 

(32) G. Moncelsi, L. Escobar, H. Dube*, P. Ballester*, Chem. Asian J. 2018, 13, 1632-1639. 2-(4'-pyridyl-N-oxide)-Substituted Hemithioindigos as Photoresponsive Guests for a Super Aryl-Extended Calix[4]pyrrole Receptor. (Front Cover) doi: 10.1002/asia.201800463

 

(31) R. Wilcken, M. Schildhauer, F. Rott, L. A. Huber, M. Guentner, S. Thumser, K. Hoffmann, S. Oesterling, R. de Vivie-Riedle, E. Riedle, H. Dube*, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2018, 140, 5311-5318. Complete Mechanism of Hemithioindigo Motor Rotation. doi: 10.1021/jacs.8b02349

 

(30) S. Wiedbrauk, T. Bartelmann, S. Thumser, P. Mayer, H. Dube*, Nat. Commun. 2018, 9, 1456. Simultaneous Complementary Photoswitching of Hemithioindigo Tweezers for Dynamic Guest Relocalization. doi: 10.1038/s41467-018-03912-7  Blogpost on Nature Research Chemistry Community. Featured on the Editors’ Highlights webpage of Nature Communcations.

 

(29) L. A. Huber, P. Mayer, H. Dube*, ChemPhotoChem. 2018, 2, 458-464. Photoisomerization of Mono-Arylated Indigo and Water-Induced Acceleration of Thermal cis to trans Isomerization. (Front Cover) doi: 10.1002/cptc.201700228

 

(28) R. Navrátil, S. Wiedbrauk, J. Jašík, H. Dube*, J. Roithová*, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 2018, 20, 6868-6876. Transforming Hemithioindigo from a Two-Way to a One-Way Molecular Photoswitch by Isolation in the Gas Phase. doi: 10.1039/C8CP00096D selected as HOT Article.

 

(27) A. Gerwien, T. Reinhardt, P. Mayer, H. Dube*, Org. Lett. 2018, 1, 232-235. Synthesis of Double-Bond Substituted Hemithioindigo Photoswitches. doi: 10.1021/acs.orglett.7b03574

 

(26) C. Petermayer, S. Thumser, F. Kink, P. Mayer, H. Dube*, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2017, 139, 15060-15067. Hemiindigo - Highly Bistable Photoswitching at the Biooptical Window. doi: 10.1021/jacs.7b07531

 

(25) L. A. Huber, K. Hoffmann, S. Thumser, N. Böcher, P. Mayer, H. Dube*, Angew. Chem. 2017, 129, 14728-14731; Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2017, 56, 14536-14539. Direct Observation of Hemithioindigo-Motor Unidirectionality. doi: 10.1002/anie.201708178 Highlighted in Synfacts 2018, 14, 0080 (doi: 10.1055/s-0036-1591087) and Laborpraxis 2017, 41, 34-35. Molekulare Motoren – Auf dem Weg zu smarten Nanomaschinen.

 

(24) S. Wiedbrauk, B. Maerz, E. Samoylova, P. Mayer, W. Zinth, H. Dube*, J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 2017, 8, 1585-1592. Ingredients to TICT Formation in Donor Substituted Hemithioindigo. doi: 10.1021/acs.jpclett.7b00371

 

(23) F. Kink, M. Polo Collado, S. Wiedbrauk, P. Mayer, H. Dube*, Chem. Eur. J. 2017, 23, 6237-6243. Bistable Photoswitching of Hemithioindigo with Green and Red Light - Entry Point to Advanced Molecular Digital Information Processing. (Frontispiece) doi: 10.1002/chem.201700826

 

(22) M. Schildhauer, H. Dube*, Nachr. Chem. 2016, 64, 1049-1053. Immer vorwärts, nie zurück. doi: 10.1002/nadc.20164046972

 

(21) M. Guentner, E. Uhl, P. Mayer, H. Dube*, Chem. Eur. J. 2016, 22, 16433-16436. Photocontrol of Polar Aromatic Interactions by a bis-Hemithioindigo Based Helical Receptor. doi: 10.1002/chem.201604237

 

(20) S. Wiedbrauk, B. Maerz, E. Samoylova, A. Reiner, F. Trommer, P. Mayer, W. Zinth, H. Dube*, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2016, 138, 12219-12227. Twisted Hemithioindigo Photoswitches: Solvent Polarity Determines the Type of Light-Induced Rotations. doi: 10.1021/jacs.6b05981

 

(19) M. Guentner, M. Schildhauer, S. Thumser, P. Mayer, D. Stephenson, P. J. Mayer, H. Dube*, Nat. Commun. 2015, 6, 8406. Sunlight Powered kHz Rotation of a Hemithioindigo Based Molecular Motor. doi: 10.1038/ncomms9406

 

(18) S. Wiedbrauk, H. Dube*, Tetrahedron Lett. 2015, 56, 4266-4274. Hemithioindigo - an Emerging Photoswitch. doi: 10.1016/j.tetlet.2015.05.022

 

(17) B. Maerz, S. Wiedbrauk, S. Oesterling, E. Samoylova, A. Nenov, P. Mayer, R. de Vivie-Riedle, W. Zinth, H. Dube*, Chem. Eur. J. 2014, 20, 13984-13992. Making Fast Photoswitches Faster - Using Hammett Analysis to Understand the Limit of Donor-Acceptor Approaches for Faster Hemithioindigo Photoswitches. doi: 10.1002/chem.201403661

 

Before Independent Research:

(16) B. Kasumaj, H. Dube, N. Zölch, F. Diederich, G. Jeschke, J. Magn. Reson. 2012, 223, 187-197. Relaxation and modulation interference effects in two-pulse electron spin echo envelope modulation (ESEEM). (Abstract)

(15) H. Dube, J. Rebek, Jr., Angew. Chem. 2012, 124, 3261-3264, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2012, 51, 3207-3210. Selective Guest Exchange in Encapsulation Complexes Using Different Light Inputs. (Abstract)

(14) O. B. Berryman, H. Dube, J. Rebek, Jr., Isr. J. Chem. 2011, 51, 700-709. Photophysics Applied to Cavitands and Capsules. (Abstract)

(13) D. Ajami, H. Dube, J. Rebek, Jr., J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2011, 133, 9689-9691. Boronic Acid Hydrogen Bonding in Encapsulation Complexes. (Abstract)

(12) K. Tiefenbacher, H. Dube, D. Ajami, J. Rebek, Jr., Chem. Commun. 2011, 47, 7341-7343. A Transparent Photo-Responsive Organogel Based on a Glycoluril Supergelator. (Abstract)

(11) D. Ajami, P. M. Tolstoy, H. Dube, S. Odermatt, B. Koeppe, J. Guo, H.-H. Limbach, J. Rebek, Jr., Angew. Chem. 2011, 123, 548-552. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2011, 50, 528-531. Encapsulated Carboxylic Acid Dimers with Compressed Hydrogen Bonds. (Abstract)

(10) F. Durola, H. Dube, D. Ajami, J. Rebek, Jr., Supramol. Chem. 2011, 23, 37-41. Control of Nanospaces with Molecular Devices. (Abstract)

(9) H. Dube, F. Durola, J. Rebek, Jr., J. Chin. Chem. Soc. 2010, 57, 595-603. (InvitedPaper). Molecular Switching in Nanospaces. (Article)

(8) H. Dube, M. R. Ams, J. Rebek, Jr., J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2010, 132, 9984-9985. Supramolecular Control of Fluorescence through Reversible Encapsulation. (Abstract)

(7) H. Dube, D. Ajami, J. Rebek, Jr., Angew. Chem. 2010, 122, 3260-3263, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2010, 49, 3192-3195. (selected as Hot Paper). Photochemical Control of Reversible Encapsulation. (Abstract)

(6) R. Tschaggelar, B. Kasumaj, M. G. Santangelo, J. Forrer, P. Leger, H. Dube, F. Diederich, J. Harmer, R. Schuhmann, I. G. Rubio, G. Jeschke, J. Magn. Reson. 2009, 200, 81-87. Cryogenic 35 GHz Pulse ENDOR Probehead Accomodating Large Sample Sizes: Performance and Applications. (Abstract)

(5) H. Dube, B. Kasumaj, C. Calle, B. Felber, M. Saito, G. Jeschke, F. Diederich, Chem. Eur. J. 2009, 15, 125-135. Probing Hydrogen Bonding to Bound Dioxygen in Synthetic Model Compounds for Myoglobin and Hemoglobin: The Importance of Precise Geometry. (Abstract)

(4) H. Dube, B. Kasumaj, C. Calle, M. Saito, G. Jeschke, F. Diederich, Angew. Chem. 2008, 120, 2638-2642, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2008, 47, 2600-2603. (Cover Page). Direct Evidence for a Hydrogen Bond to Bound Dioxygen in a Myoglobin/Hemoglobin Model System and in Cobalt Myoglobin by Pulse-EPR Spectroscopy. (Abstract) Featured in “Swiss Science Concentrates” in Chimia 2008, 62, No. 6, 529.

(3) I. Sapountzis, H. Dube, R. Lewis, N. Gommermann, P. Knochel, J. Org. Chem. 2005, 70, 2445-2454. Synthesis of Functionalized Nitroarylmagnesium Halides via an Iodine-Magnesium Exchange. (Abstract)

(2) H. Dube, N. Gommermann, P. Knochel, Synthesis 2004, 2015-2025. Synthesis of Chiral a-Aminoalkylpyrimidines Using an Enantioselective Three-Component Reaction. (Abstract)

(1) I. Sapountzis, H. Dube, P. Knochel, Adv. Syn. Catal. 2004, 346, 709-712. Synthesis of Nitro-Substituted Polyfunctional Biphenyls by Negishi Cross-Coupling of o-Nitroarylzinc Reagents. (Abstract)