ZMB Member Jens Voskuhl

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Jens Voskuhl

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Prof. Dr. Jens Voskuhl

Junior Research Group

Biosupramolecular Chemistry

Organic Chemistry
Faculty of Chemistry
University of Duisburg-Essen
Universitätsstr. 2
45141 Essen

Research Overview

  • Materials for medical and biological imaging
  • Self-assembly of amphiphiles
  • Novel photosensitizers
  • Transfection agents

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    Journal articles

  • Höing, Alexander; Zimmermann, Alexander; Moews, Lisa; Killa, Matthias; Heimann, Marius; Hensel, Astrid; Voskuhl, Jens; Knauer, Shirley
    A Bivalent Supramolecular GCP Ligand Enables Blocking of the Taspase1/Importin α Interaction
    In: ChemMedChem (2021) in press
    ISSN: 1860-7187; 1860-7179
  • Roy, Bibhisan; Reddy, Mallu Chenna; Jose, Gregor P.; Niemeyer, Felix; Voskuhl, Jens; Hazra, Partha
    All in One: Stimuli-Responsive, Efficient Mitotracking, and Single Source White Light Emission
    In: The Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters Vol. 12 (2021) Nr. 4, pp. 1162 - 1168
    ISSN: 1948-7185
  • Riebe, Steffen; Adam, Suliman; Roy, Bibhisan; Maisuls, Iván; Daniliuc, Constantin G.; Dubbert, Justin; Strassert, Cristian A.; Schapiro, Igor; Voskuhl, Jens
    Bridged Aromatic Oxo- and Thioethers with Intense Emission in Solution and the Solid State
    In: Chemistry - An Asian Journal Vol. 16 (2021) Nr. 16, pp. 2307 - 2313
    ISSN: 1861-471X; 1861-4728
  • Zimmermann, Alexander; Jaber, Qais Z.; Koch, Johannes; Riebe, Steffen; Vallet, Cecilia; Loza, Kateryna; Hayduk, Matthias; Steinbuch, Kfir B.; Knauer, Shirley; Fridman, Micha; Voskuhl, Jens
    Luminescent Amphiphilic Aminoglycoside Probes to Study Transfection
    In: ChemBioChem (2021) in press
    ISSN: 1439-7633; 1439-4227
  • Voskuhl, Jens; Giese, Michael
    Mesogens with aggregation‐induced emission properties : Materials with a bright future
    In: Aggregate (2021)
    ISSN: 2692-4560
  • Balszuweit, Jan; Blanke, Meik; Saccone, Marco; Mezger, Markus; Daniliuc, Constantin G.; Wölper, Christoph; Giese, Michael; Voskuhl, Jens
    Naturally occurring polyphenols as building blocks for supramolecular liquid crystals – substitution pattern dominates mesomorphism
    In: Molecular Systems Design & Engineering Vol. 6 (2021) Nr. 5, pp. 390 - 397
    ISSN: 2058-9689
  • Pasch, Peter; Höing, Alexander; Ueclue, Serap; Killa, Matthias; Voskuhl, Jens; Knauer, Shirley; Hartmann, Laura
    PEGylated sequence-controlled macromolecules using supramolecular binding to target the Taspase1/Importin α interaction
    In: Chemical Communications Vol. 57 (2021) Nr. 25, pp. 3091 - 3094
    ISSN: 1364-548X; 1359-7345
  • Kumar, Vikas; Holtum, Tim; Voskuhl, Jens; Giese, Michael R. A.; Schrader, Thomas; Schlücker, Sebastian
    Prospects of ultraviolet resonance Raman spectroscopy in supramolecular chemistry on proteins
    In: Spectrochimica Acta Part A: Molecular and Biomolecular Spectroscopy Vol. 254 (2021) pp. 119622
    ISSN: 1386-1425; 1873-3557
  • He, Huibin; Rudolph, Kevin; Ostwaldt, Jan-Erik; Voskuhl, Jens; Hirschhäuser, Christoph; Niemeyer, Jochen
    Reversible Self‐Assembly of Gold Nanoparticles Based on Co‐Functionalization with Zwitterionic and Cationic Binding Motifs**
    In: Chemistry: A European Journal Vol. 27 (2021) Nr. 54, pp. 13539 - 13543
    ISSN: 0947-6539; 1521-3765
  • Pasch, Peter; Killa, Matthias; Junghans, Hauke Lukas; Schmidt, Melanie; Schmidt, Stephan; Voskuhl, Jens; Hartmann, Laura
    Take your Positions and Shine : Effects of Positioning Aggregation-Induced Emission Luminophores within Sequence-Defined Macromolecules
    In: Chemistry - A European Journal Vol. 27 (2021) in press
    ISSN: 1521-3765; 0947-6539
  • Nath, Subrata; Kappelt, Alexander; Spengler, Matthias; Roy, Bibhisan; Voskuhl, Jens; Giese, Michael R. A.
    Tuning the solid-state emission of liquid crystalline nitro-cyanostilbene by halogen bonding
    In: Beilstein Journal of Organic Chemistry Vol. 17 (2021) pp. 124 - 131
    ISSN: 1860-5397; 2195-951X
  • Kumar, Vikas; Holtum, Tim; Sebena, Daniel; Giese, Michael R. A.; Voskuhl, Jens; Schlücker, Sebastian
    Ultraviolet resonance Raman spectroscopy with a continuously tunable picosecond laser: Application to the supramolecular ligand guanidiniocarbonyl pyrrole (GCP)
    In: Spectrochimica Acta Part A: Molecular and Biomolecular Spectroscopy Vol. 250 (2021) pp. 119359
    ISSN: 1386-1425; 1873-3557
  • Sowa, Andrea; Höing, Alexander; Dobrindt, Ulrich; Knauer, Shirley; Galstyan, Anzhela; Voskuhl, Jens
    Umbelliferone Decorated Water-soluble Zinc(II) Phthalocyanines : In Vitro Phototoxic Antimicrobial Anti-cancer Agents
    In: Chemistry - A European Journal Vol. 27 (2021) Nr. 59, pp. 14672 - 14680
    ISSN: 1521-3765; 0947-6539
  • Giese, Michael; Voskuhl, Jens; Niemeyer, Jochen
    Wo schwache Kräfte sinnvoll walten : Von der Bedeutung und gezielten Anwendung nichtkovalenter Wechselwirkungen zwischen Molekülen
    In: Unikate: Berichte aus Forschung und Lehre (2021) Nr. 56: "Junge Wilde" - Die nächste Generation, pp. 8 - 21
    ISSN: 0944-6060; 1869-3881; 0941-746X
  • Giese, Michael R. A.; Niemeyer, Jochen; Voskuhl, Jens
    Guanidiniocarbonyl-Pyrroles (GCP) – 20 Years of the Schmuck Binding Motif
    In: ChemPlusChem Vol. 85 (2020) Nr. 5, pp. 985 - 997
    ISSN: 2192-6506
  • Sowa, Andrea; Voskuhl, Jens
    Host-guest complexes – Boosting the performance of photosensitizers
    In: International Journal of Pharmaceutics Vol. 586 (2020) pp. 119595
    ISSN: 1873-3476; 0378-5173
  • Riebe, Steffen; Zimmermann, Alexander; Koch, Johannes; Vallet, Cecilia; Knauer, Shirley; Sowa, Andrea; Wölper, Christoph; Voskuhl, Jens
    Lipofection with estrone-based luminophores featuring aggregation-induced emission properties
    In: RSC Advances Vol. 10 (2020) Nr. 33, pp. 19643 - 19647
    ISSN: 2046-2069
  • Sailaja, Sidharth Thulaseedharan Nair; Maisuls, Iván; Kösters, Jutta; Hepp, Alexander; Faust, Andreas; Voskuhl, Jens; Strassert, Cristian A.
    Naphthalonitriles featuring efficient emission in solution and in the solid state
    In: Beilstein Journal of Organic Chemistry Vol. 16 (2020) pp. 2960 - 2970
    ISSN: 1860-5397; 2195-951X
  • Blanke, Meik; Balszuweit, Jan; Saccone, Marco; Wölper, Christoph; Doblas Jiménez, David; Mezger, Markus; Voskuhl, Jens; Giese, Michael R. A.
    Photo-switching and -cyclisation of hydrogen bonded liquid crystals based on resveratrol
    In: Chemical Communications Vol. 56 (2020) Nr. 7, pp. 1105 - 1108
    ISSN: 1364-548X; 1359-7345
  • Saha, Subrata; Klein-Hitpaß, Marcel; Vallet, Cecilia; Knauer, Shirley; Schmuck, Carsten; Voskuhl, Jens; Giese, Michael R. A.
    Smart Glycopolymeric Nanoparticles for Multivalent Lectin Binding and Stimuli-Controlled Guest Release
    In: Biomacromolecules Vol. 21 (2020) Nr. 6, pp. 2356 - 2364
    ISSN: 1526-4602; 1525-7797
  • Dubbert, Justin; Höing, Alexander; Riek, Nathalie; Knauer, Shirley; Voskuhl, Jens
    Supramolecular subphthalocyanine complexes-cellular uptake and phototoxicity
    In: Chemical Communications Vol. 56 (2020) Nr. 55, pp. 7653 - 7656
    ISSN: 1364-548X; 0009-241X; 0022-4936; 1359-7345
  • Nghiem, Tai-Lam; Riebe, Steffen; Maisuls, Iván; Strassert, Cristian A.; Voskuhl, Jens; Gröschel, André
    Synthesis and fluorescent properties of diblock terpolymer micelles modified with an aromatic thioether-based AIE fluorophore
    In: Polymer Vol. 208 (2020)
    ISSN: 0032-3861
  • Holtum, Tim; Kumar, Vikas; Sebena, Daniel; Voskuhl, Jens; Schlücker, Sebastian
    UV resonance Raman spectroscopy of the supramolecular ligand guanidiniocarbonyl indole (GCI) with 244 nm laser excitation
    In: Beilstein Journal of Organic Chemistry Vol. 16 (2020) pp. 2911 - 2919
    ISSN: 1860-5397; 2195-951X
  • Holtum, Tim; Kumar, Vikas; Sebena, Daniel; Voskuhl, Jens; Schlücker, Sebastian
    UV resonance Raman spectroscopy of the supramolecular ligand guanidiniocarbonyl indole (GCI) with 244 nm laser excitation
    In: Beilstein Journal of Organic Chemistry Vol. 16 (2020) pp. 2911 - 2919
    ISSN: 1860-5397
  • Riebe, Steffen; Wölper, Christoph; Balszuweit, Jan; Hayduk, Matthias; Gutierrez Suburu, Matias Ezequiel; Strassert, Cristian A.; Doltsinis, Nikos L.; Voskuhl, Jens
    Understanding the Role of Chalcogens in Ether-Based Luminophores with Aggregation-Induced Fluorescence and Phosphorescence
    In: ChemPhotoChem Vol. 4 (2020) Nr. 6, pp. 398 - 406
    ISSN: 2367-0932
  • Aschmann, Dennis; Riebe, Steffen; Neumann, Thorben; Killa, Dennis; Ostwaldt, Jan-Erik; Wölper, Christoph; Schmuck, Carsten; Voskuhl, Jens
    A stimuli responsive two component supramolecular hydrogelator with aggregation-induced emission properties
    In: Soft Matter Vol. 15 (2019) Nr. 36, pp. 7117 - 7121
    ISSN: 1744-6848; 1744-683X
  • Riebe, Steffen; Saccone, Marco; Stelzer, Jacqueline; Sowa, Andrea; Wölper, Christoph; Soloviova, Kateryna; Strassert, Cristian A.; Giese, Michael R. A.; Voskuhl, Jens
    Alkylated Aromatic Thioethers with Aggregation-Induced Emission Properties—Assembly and Photophysics
    In: Chemistry - An Asian Journal Vol. 14 (2019) Nr. 6, pp. 814 - 820
    ISSN: 1861-4728; 1861-471X
  • Rojas-Sánchez, Leonardo; Sokolova, Viktoriya; Riebe, Steffen; Voskuhl, Jens; Epple, Matthias
    Covalent Surface Functionalization of Calcium Phosphate Nanoparticles with Fluorescent Dyes by Copper-Catalysed and by Strain-Promoted Azide-Alkyne Click Chemistry
    In: ChemNanoMat Vol. 5 (2019) Nr. 4, pp. 436 - 446
    ISSN: 2199-692X
  • Saccone, Marco; Blanke, Meik; Daniliuc, Constantin G.; Rekola, Heikki; Stelzer, Jacqueline; Priimagi, Arri; Voskuhl, Jens; Giese, Michael R. A.
    Mesogens with Aggregation-Induced Emission Formed by Hydrogen Bonding
    In: ACS Materials Letters Vol. 1 (2019) Nr. 5, pp. 589 - 593
    ISSN: 2639-4979
  • Siemer, Svenja; Westmeier, Dana; Vallet, Cecilia; Becker, Sven; Voskuhl, Jens; Ding, Guo-Bin; Thines, Eckhard; Stauber, Roland H.; Knauer, Shirley
    Resistance to Nano-Based Antifungals Is Mediated by Biomolecule Coronas
    In: ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces Vol. 11 (2019) Nr. 1, pp. 104 - 114
    ISSN: 1944-8252; 1944-8244
  • Ahlers, Patrick; Götz, Christian; Riebe, Steffen; Zirbes, Michael; Jochem, Matthias; Spitzer, Daniel; Voskuhl, Jens; Basché, Thomas; Besenius, Pol
    Structure and luminescence properties of supramolecular polymers of amphiphilic aromatic thioether-peptide conjugates in water
    In: Polymer Chemistry Vol. 10 (2019) Nr. 23, pp. 3163 - 3169
    ISSN: 1759-9962; 1759-9954
  • Saccone, Marco; Riebe, Steffen; Stelzer, Jacqueline; Wölper, Christoph; Daniliuc, Constantin G.; Voskuhl, Jens; Giese, Michael R. A.
    Structure-property relationships in aromatic thioethers featuring aggregation-induced emission : Solid-state structures and theoretical analysis
    In: CrystEngComm Vol. 21 (2019) Nr. 19, pp. 3097 - 3105
    ISSN: 1466-8033
  • Externbrink, Marlen; Riebe, Steffen; Schmuck, Carsten; Voskuhl, Jens
    A dual pH-responsive supramolecular gelator with aggregation-induced emission properties
    In: Soft Matter Vol. 14 (2018) Nr. 30, pp. 6166 - 6170
    ISSN: 1744-6848; 1744-683X
  • Hayduk, Matthias; Riebe, Steffen; Rudolph, Kevin; Schwarze, Sandrina; van der Vight, Felix; Daniliuc, Constantin G.; Jansen, Georg; Voskuhl, Jens
    Molecular Recognition of Spermine using Aggregation-Induced Emission
    In: Israel Journal of Chemistry Vol. 58 (2018) Nr. 8, pp. 927 - 931
    ISSN: 0021-2148; 1869-5868
  • Voskuhl, Jens; Docter, Dominic; Vallet, Cecilia; Hahlbrock, Angelina; Stauber, Roland H.; Westmeier, Dana; McClements, David Julian; Wessler, Silja; Knauer, Shirley; Siemer, Svenja; Balszuweit, Jan
    Nanosized food additives impact beneficial and pathogenic bacteria in the human gut : a simulated gastrointestinal study
    In: npj Science of Food Vol. 2 (2018) pp. 22
    ISSN: 2396-8370
  • Stelzer, Jacqueline; Vallet, Cecilia; Sowa, Andrea; Gonzalez-Abradelo, Dario; Riebe, Steffen; Daniliuc, Constantin G.; Ehlers, Martin; Strassert, Cristian. A.; Knauer, Shirley; Voskuhl, Jens
    On the influence of substitution patterns in thioether-based luminophores with aggregation-induced emission properties
    In: ChemistrySelect Vol. 3 (2018) Nr. 4, pp. 985 - 991
    ISSN: 2365-6549
  • Hayduk, Matthias; Riebe, Steffen; Voskuhl, Jens
    Phosphorescence Through Hindered Motion of Pure Organic Emitters
    In: Chemistry: A European Journal Vol. 24 (2018) Nr. 47, pp. 12221 - 12230
    ISSN: 0947-6539; 1521-3765
  • Strassert, Cristian A.; Voskuhl, Jens
    Special Issue - Aggregation-Induced Emission
    In: Israel Journal of Chemistry Vol. 58 (2018) Nr. 8, pp. 811 - 812
    ISSN: 0021-2148; 1869-5868
  • Riebe, Steffen; Vallet, Cecilia; van der Vight, Felix; Gonzalez-Abradelo, Dario; Wölper, Christoph; Strassert, Cristian A.; Jansen, Georg; Knauer, Shirley; Voskuhl, Jens
    Aromatic thioethers as novel luminophores with aggregation-induced fluorescence and phosphorescence
    In: Chemistry: A European Journal Vol. 23 (2017) Nr. 55, pp. 13660 - 13668
    ISSN: 0947-6539; 1521-3765
  • Schibilla, Frauke; Voskuhl, Jens; Fokina, Natalie A.; Dahl, Jeremy E. P.; Schreiner, Peter R.; Ravoo, Bart Jan
    Host–Guest complexes of cyclodextrins and nanodiamonds as a strong non-covalent binding motif for self-assembled nanomaterials
    In: Chemistry: A European Journal Vol. 23 (2017) Nr. 63, pp. 16059 - 16065
    ISSN: 0947-6539; 1521-3765
  • Daudey, Geert A.; Zope, Harshal R.; Voskuhl, Jens; Kros, Alexander; Boyle, Aimee L.
    Membrane-Fusogen Distance Is Critical for Efficient Coiled-Coil-Peptide-Mediated Liposome Fusion
    In: Langmuir Vol. 33 (2017) Nr. 43, pp. 12443 - 12452
    ISSN: 0743-7463; 1520-5827
  • Schmidt, Bettina; Sankaran, Shrikrishnan; Stegemann, Linda; Strassert, Cristian A.; Jonkheijm, Pascal; Voskuhl, Jens
    Agglutination of bacteria using polyvalent nanoparticles of aggregation-induced emissive thiophthalonitrile dyes
    In: Journal of Materials Chemistry B: Materials for Biology and Medicine Vol. 4 (2016) Nr. 27, pp. 4732 - 4738
    ISSN: 2050-7518; 2050-750X
  • Frisch, Hendrik; Spitzer, Daniel; Haase, Mathias; Basché, Thomas; Voskuhl, Jens; Besenius, Pol
    Probing the self-assembly and stability of oligohistidine based rod-like micelles by aggregation induced luminescence
    In: Organic and Biomolecular Chemistry Vol. 14 (2016) Nr. 24, pp. 5574 - 5579
    ISSN: 1477-0539; 1477-0520
  • Voskuhl, Jens; Fenske, Tassilo; Stuart, Marc C. A.; Wibbeling, Birgit; Schmuck, Carsten; Ravoo, Bart Jan
    Molecular Recognition of Vesicles: Host Guest Interaction Combined with Specific Dimerization of Zwitterions
    In: Chemistry: A European Journal Vol. 16 (2010) Nr. 28, pp. 8300 - 8306
    ISSN: 0947-6539; 1521-3765