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 Latest Publications all publications

Liu, L.; Cotelle, Y.; Klehr, J.; Sakai, N.; Ward, T. R.; Matile, S. “Anion-π Catalysis: Bicyclic Products with Four Contiguous Stereogenic Centers from Otherwise Elusive Diastereospecific Domino Reactions on π-Acidic Surfaces”, Chem. Sci. 2017, in press.

Macchione, M.; Chuard, N.; Sakai, N.; Matile, S. “Planarizable Push-Pull Probes: Overtwisted Flipper Mechanophores”, ChemPlusChem 2017, in press.

Chuard, N.; Gasparini, G.; Moreau, D.; Lörcher, S.; Palivan, C.; Meier, W.; Sakai, N.; Matile, S. “Strain-Promoted Thiol-Mediated Cellular Uptake of Giant Substrates: Liposomes and Polymersomes”, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2017, in press.

 What's New

Feb: Javier Lopez received a prestigious Marie Sklodowska-Curie Action (MSCA) grant from the EC (Horizon 2020) in support of his research on catalysis with chalcogen bonds.

Dec: Press release on the hidden face of sulfur, catalysis with chalcogen bonds, published in Angew. Chem., reported in RTS, Le Temps, 20 Minutes and Tribune de Genève.

Nov: Anion-π catalysis also in ChemistryViews
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