Konrad Tiefenbacher - NCCR MSE

Konrad Tiefenbacher

Department of Chemistry, University of Basel

Project Leader


X. Hao, T. Li, H. Chen, A. Gini, X. Zhang, S. Rosset, C. Mazet, K. TiefenbacherS. Matile “Bioinspired Ether Cyclizations within a π-Basic Capsule Compared to Autocatalysis on π-Acidic Surfaces and Pnictogen-Bonding Catalysts“ Chem. Eur. J. 2021. [DOI]
S. J. Nemat, D. Van den Eynden, L. Deblock, M. Heilmann, J. M. Köster, M. Parvizian, K. TiefenbacherJ. De Roo “Resorcin[4]Arene-Based Multidentate Phosphate Ligands with Superior Binding Affinity for Nanocrystal Surfaces“ Chem. Commun. 2021. [DOI]
M. Heilmann, M. Knezevic, G. Piccini, K. Tiefenbacher “Understanding the Binding Properties of Phosphorylated Glycoluril-Derived Molecular Tweezers and Selective Nanomolar Binding of Natural Polyamines in Aqueous Solution“ Org. Biomol. Chem. 2021. [DOI]
S. Merget, L. Catti, S. Zev, D. T. Major, N. Trapp, K. Tiefenbacher “Concentration-dependent Self-assembly of an Unusually Large Hexameric Hydrogen-bonded Molecular Cage“ Chem. Eur. J. 2020. [DOI]
I. Némethová, L. Syntrivanis, K. Tiefenbacher “Molecular Capsule Catalysis: Ready to Address Current Challenges in Synthetic Organic Chemistry?“ Chimia 2020. [DOI]
S. J. Nemat, H. Jędrzejewska, A. Prescimone, A. Szumna, K. Tiefenbacher “Catechol[4]arene: The Missing Chiral Member of the Calix[4]arene Family“ Org. Lett. 2020. [DOI]
M. Knezevic, M. Heilmann, G. Piccini, K. Tiefenbacher “Overriding Intrinsic Reactivity in Aliphatic C–H Oxidation: Preferential C3/C4 Oxidation of Aliphatic Ammonium Substrates“ Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2020. [DOI]
F. R. Bissegger, M. Neuburger, K. Tiefenbacher “Scope of the Direct Trimerisation to C3-Symmetric Cyclotribenzylene Derivatives“ Supramol. Chem. 2020. [DOI]
L. Syntrivanis, I. Némethová, D. Schmid, S. Levi, A. Prescimone, F. Bissegger, D. T. Major, K. Tiefenbacher “Four-Step Access to the Sesquiterpene Natural Product Presilphiperfolan-1β-ol and Unnatural Derivatives via Supramolecular Catalysis“ J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2020. [DOI]
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]