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Our research focuses on design, synthesis and study of organic functional systems; emphasis is on conceptual innovation - integrating lessons from nature and exotic interactions - for broad applications such as solar cells, bioprobes or catalysts.  Click here for details.

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 Latest Publications all publications

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.

Morelli, P.; Matile, S. “Sidechain Engineering in Cell-Penetrating Poly(disulfide)s”, Helv. Chim. Acta 2017, in press.

Benz, S.; López-Andarias, J.; Mareda, J.; Sakai, N.; Matile, S. “Catalysis with Chalcogen Bonds”, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2017, 56, 812-815.

 What's New

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

Oct: A marvelous article from Karl Collins on anion-π catalysis in Chemistry World.
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