Konrad Tiefenbacher - NCCR MSE

Konrad Tiefenbacher

Department of Chemistry, University of Basel

Project Leader


S. Merget, L. Catti, G. Piccini, K. Tiefenbacher “Requirements for Terpene Cyclizations inside the Supramolecular Resorcinarene Capsule: Bound Water and Its Protonation Determine the Catalytic Activity“ J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2020. [DOI]
M. Heilmann, K. Tiefenbacher “A Modular Phosphorylated Glycoluril-Derived Molecular Tweezer for Potent Binding of Aliphatic Diamines“ Chem. Eur. J. 2019. [DOI]
Q. Zhang, K. Tiefenbacher “Sesquiterpene Cyclizations inside the Hexameric Resorcinarene Capsule: Total Synthesis of δ-Selinene and Mechanistic Studies“ Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2019. [DOI]
Q. Zhang, L. Catti, L. Syntrivanis, K. Tiefenbacher “En route to terpene natural products utilizing supramolecular cyclase mimetics“ Nat. Prod. Rep. 2019. [DOI]
J. M. Köster, D. Häussinger, K. Tiefenbacher “Activation of Primary and Secondary Benzylic and Tertiary Alkyl (sp3)C-F Bonds Inside a Self-Assembled Molecular Container“ Front. Chem. 2019. [DOI]
Q. Zhang, L. Catti, K. Tiefenbacher “Catalysis inside the Hexameric Resorcinarene Capsule“ Acc. Chem. Res. 2018. [DOI]
Q. Zhang, J. Rinkel, B. Goldfuss, J. S. Dickschat, K. Tiefenbacher “Sesquiterpene cyclizations catalysed inside the resorcinarene capsule and application in the short synthesis of isolongifolene and isolongifolenone“ Nat. Catal. 2018. [DOI]
J. M. Köster, K. Tiefenbacher “Elucidating the Importance of Hydrochloric Acid as a Cocatalyst for Resorcinarene‐Capsule‐Catalyzed Reactions“ ChemCatChem 2018. [DOI]
T. Braeuer, Q. Zhang, K. Tiefenbacher “Iminium Catalysis inside a Self-Assembled Supramolecular Capsule: Scope and Mechanistic Studies“ J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2017. [DOI]
Q. Zhang, L. Catti, J. Pleiss, K. Tiefenbacher “Terpene Cyclizations inside a Supramolecular Catalyst: Leaving Group-Controlled Product Selectivity and Mechanistic Studies“ J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2017. [DOI]
C. H. Pollok, Q. Zhang, K. Tiefenbacher, C. Merten “Chirality induction from a chiral guest to the hydrogen bonding network of its hexameric resorcinarene host capsule“ ChemPhysChem 2017. [DOI]
L. Catti, A. Pöthig, K. Tiefenbacher “Host-Catalyzed Cyclodehydration–Rearrangement Cascade Reaction of Unsaturated Tertiary Alcohols“ Adv. Synth. Catal. 2017, 359:1331-38. [DOI]
Q. Zhang, L. Catti, V. R. I. Kaila, K. Tiefenbacher “To catalyze or not to catalyze: elucidation of the subtle differences between the hexameric capsules of pyrogallolarene and resorcinarene“ Chem. Sci. 2017. [DOI]