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Dr. Friederike Adams

Dr. Friederike Adams


Since July 2021: Indepedent Group Leader at the University of Stuttgart and University of Tübingen
November 2018 - July 2021: Postdoc, LMU Munich
11/2020 - 04/2021 Honorary Research Fellow/DAAD fellow at University of Warwick, UK
01/2019: PhD, Chair of Macromolecular Chemistry, TU Munich
06/2015: M.Sc. in Chemistry (Focus: Organic Chemistry and Macromolecular Chemistry), TU Munich
08/2013: B.Sc. in Chemistry, TU Munich


Natascha Hartl, Friederike Adams, Olivia M. Merkel*: From Adsorption to Covalent Bonding: Apolipoprotein E Functionalization of Polymeric Nanoparticles for Drug Delivery Across the Blood–Brain Barrier
Advanced Therapeutics, 2021, 4, 2000092.

"(Co)polymerization of (−)-menthide and β-butyrolactone with yttrium-bis(phenolates): tuning material properties of sustainable polyesters.”
Adams, F.; Pehl, T. M.; Kränzlein, M.; Kernbichl, S. A.; Kang, J.-J.; Papadakis, C. M.; Rieger, B., Polym. Chem. 2020.DOI: 10.1039/D0PY00379D.

"C–H Bond Activation of Silyl-Substituted Pyridines with Bis (Phenolate) Yttrium Catalysts as a Facile Tool towards Hydroxyl-Terminated Michael-Type Polymers”
Pehl, T. M.;* Kränzlein, M.;* Adams, F.;* Schaffer, A.; Rieger, B., Catalysts 2020, 10 (4), 448. (* these authors contributed equally)

The Impact of Nylon-3 Copolymer Composition on the Efficiency of siRNA Delivery to Glioblastoma Cells.
Hartl N, Adams F, Costabile G, Isert L, Döblinger M, Xiao X, Liu R, Merkel OM.
Nanomaterials (Basel). 2019 Jul 8;9(7). pii: E986.

“Yttrium-catalyzed Synthesis of Bipyridine-functionalized AB-Block Copolymers: Micellar Support for Photocatalytic Active Rhenium-Complexes”
Adams, F.*; Pschenitza, M.*; Rieger, B., ChemCatChem 2018, 10 (19), 4309-4316.

“Metal-Catalyzed Group-Transfer Polymerization: A Versatile Tool for Tailor-Made Functional (Co)Polymers“
Adams, F.*; Pahl, P.*; Rieger, B., Chem. Eur. J. 2018, 24 (3), 509-518.

”Toolbox of Nonmetallocene Lanthanides: Multifunctional Catalysts in Group-Transfer Polymerization“
Adams, F.; Machat, R. M.; Altenbuchner, P.T.; Ehrmaier, J.; Pöthig, A.; Karsili, T. N. V.; Rieger, B., Inorg. Chem. 2017, 56 (16), 9754-9764.

“CO2-Controlled One-Pot Synthesis of AB, ABA Block, and Statistical Terpolymers from β-Butyrolactone, Epoxides, and CO2”
Kernbichl, S*; Reiter, M.*; Adams, F.; Vagin, S.; Rieger, B., J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2017, 139, 6787-6790.

“Enzymatic degradation of synthetic poly(3-hydroxybutyrates) as a tool for combinatorial microstructure determination“
Vagin, S. I.; Kronast, A.; Altenbuchner, P.T.; Adams, F.; Sinkel, C.; Deglmann, P.; Loos, R.; Schuffenhauer, T.; Sommer, S.; Brück, T.; Rieger, B., Polym. Degrad. Stab. 2017, 143, 176-185.

"Next Generation Multiresponsive Nanocarriers for Targeted Drug Delivery to Cancer Cells"
Altenbuchner, P. T.*; Werz, P. D. L.*; Schöppner, P.*; Adams, F.; Kronast, A.; Schwarzenböck, C.; Pöthig, A.; Jandl, C.; Haslbeck, M.; Rieger, B., Chem. Eur. J. 2016, 22 (41), 14576-84.

"Multiresponsive micellar blockcopolymers from 2-vinylpyridine and dialkylvinylphosphonates with a tunable lower critical solution temperature"
Adams, F.; Altenbuchner, P. T.; Werz, P. D. L.; Rieger, B., RSC Adv. 2016, 6 (82), 78750-78754.

Adams, F., Gruppentransferpolymerisation von Michael-Monomeren. Springer Best Masters, 2016, ISBN: 3658135743.

"Stereospecific catalytic precision polymerization of 2-vinylpyridine via rare earth metal-mediated group-transfer polymerization with 2-methoxyethylamino-bis(phenolate)-yttrium complexes"
Altenbuchner, P. T.; Adams, F.; Kronast, A.; Herdtweck, E.; Pöthig, A.; Rieger, B., Polym. Chem. 2015, 6 (38), 6796-6801.


Adams, F.; Rieger, B., Technical University of Munich, Process for polymerizing β-butyrolactone, International Patent Application, Pub. No.: WO/2019/120846, Publication Date: 27.06.2019, Bulletin 2019/26.