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Maximilian Dreher, Pierre Martin Dombrowski, Matthias Wolfgang Tripp,
Niels Münster, Ulrich Koert and Gregor Witte "Shape control in 2D molecular nanosheets by tuning anisotropic intermolecular interactions and assembly kinetics" Nat Commun 14, 1554 (2023).

Daniel Bischof, Yurii Radiev, Matthias W. Tripp, Philipp E. Hofmann, Thomas Geiger,  Holger F. Bettinger,  Ulrich Koert and Gregor Witte "Chemical Doping by Fluorination and Its Impact on All Energy Levels of π-Conjugated Systems" J. Phys. Chem. Lett., 2023, accepted.


Daniel Bischof, Matthias W. Tripp, Sergei I. Ivlev, Ulrich Koert and Gregor Witte "Solvent Polarity Influenced Polymorph Selection of Polar Aromatic Molecules" Cryst. Groth Des. 2022, 22, 6857 - 6862.

M. Paul Beller, Ulrich Koert  "Vicinal Ketoesters – Key Intermediates in the Total Synthesis of Natural Products" Beilstein J. Org. Chem. 2022, 18, 1236 – 1248.

Timo Glaser, Matthias Tripp, Jan-Niklas Luy, Ralf Tonner-Zech, Ulrich Koert and Michael Dürr "Towards π-wires on a semiconductor surface: Benzyne on Si(001)" ChemPhysChem 2022, 23, e202200404.

 Maximilian Dreher, David Cornil, Matthias W. Tripp, Ulrich Koert, Jérôme Cornil, and Gregor Witte "On the Role of Collective Electrostatic Effects in Electronic Level Pinning and Work Function Changes by Molecular Adlayers: The Case of Partially Fluorinated DNTTs Adsorbed Flat-Lying on Various Metals and Hetero-Structures" Adv. Mater. Interfaces 2022, 9, 2200361.

Marc Paul Beller and Ulrich Koert "Synthetic Studies on Chromone Natural Products: The Preussochromones" Synthesis 2022, 54, 2778 - 2786.

Marc Paul Beller, Sergei Ivlev and Ulrich Koert "Preussochromone Puzzle: Structural Revision of Preussochromones E and F by Total SynthesisOrg. Lett. 2022, 24, 3, 912–915.

Daniel Bischof, Matthias W. Tripp, Philipp E. Hofmann, Chun-Ho Ip, Sergei I. Ivlev, Marina Gerhard, Ulrich Koert and Gregor Witte "Regioselective Fluorination of Acenes: Tailoring of Molecular
Electronic Levels and Solid State Properties" Chemistry, 2022, e202103653.

Veronika Schmalz, Ulrich Koert "Visible-Light Induced Photoannulation of α-Naphthyl Cyclopropane Carboxylic Esters to Functionalized Dihydrophenalenes" Org. Lett.  2022, 24, 1, 152–157.


Philipp E. Hofmann, Jannick Meinecke, Klaus Harms,  Ulrich Koert "Synthesis and Functionalization of C6/C7 Substituted Pyrido[3,2-d]pyrimidines" EJOC, 2021, 6263 - 6281.

Qitang Fan, Linghao Yan, Matthias W. Tripp, Ondrej Krejcí, Stavrina Dimosthenous,
Stefan R. Kachel, Mengyi Chen, Adam S. Foster, Ulrich Koert, Peter Liljeroth, J. Michael Gottfried "Biphenylene network: A nonbenzenoid carbon allotrope" Science, 2021, 372, 852–856.

T. Glaser, J. Meinecke, L. Freund, C. Länger, J.-N. Luy, R. Tonner, U. Koert, and M. Dürr "Click chemistry in ultra-high vacuum - tetrazine coupling with methyl enol ether
covalently linked to Si(001)" Chem. Eur. J. 27, 2021, 8082.

Glaser, Timo; Meinecke, Jannick; Länger, Christian; Heep, Julian; Koert, Ulrich; Dürr, Michael"Solution-based alkyne-azide coupling on functionalized Si(001) prepared under UHV conditions" J. Phys. Chem. C 2021125, 4021–4026.

Matthias W. Tripp, Daniel Bischof, Maximilian Dreher, Gregor Witte and Ulrich Koert "Synthesis and Molecular Properties of Partially Fluorinated DNTTsEur. J. Org. Chem 2021, 2021, 1295.

Christoph Middel, Lukas Zygalski, Jannick Meinecke, and Ulrich Koert "Rhodium-Catalyzed Regioselective 3-Fluoroallylic Cyanation" Advanced Synthesis & Catalysis, 2021363, 1028.
T. Glaser, J. Meinecke, C. Länger, J.-N. Luy, R. Tonner, U. Koert, and M. Dürr" Combined XPS and DFT investigation of the adsorption modes of methyl enol ether
functionalized cyclooctyne on Si(001)" ChemPhysChem202122, 404.
Peter Sušnik and Ulrich Koert, "Studies Towards the Synthesis of Pristinamycin IIA", ChemistrySelect2020, 5, 11797 - 11802.
Timo Glaser, Christian Länger, Julian Heep, Jannick Meinecke, Mathieu G. Silly, Ulrich Koert, and Michael Dürr, "Starting from a Fixed Geometry: Real-Time XPS Investigation of a Surface Reaction with Controlled Molecular Configurations", J. Phys. Chem. C2020, 124, 22619−22624.
Matthias W. Tripp and Ulrich Koert, "Synthesis of 6,13-difluoropentacene", Beilstein J. Org. Chem.2020, 16, 2136 - 2140.
Marc Paul Beller, Klaus Harms, and Ulrich Koert, "Total Synthesis of (−)-Preussochromone A", Org. Lett.2020, 22, 6127 - 6131.
Philipp E. Hofmann, Matthias W. Tripp, Daniel Bischof, Yvonne Grell, Anna L. C. Schiller, Tobias Breuer, Sergei I. Ivlev, Gregor Witte and Ulrich Koert "Unilaterally Fluorinated Acenes: Synthesis and Solid State Properties", Angew. Chem., 2020, 59, 16501–16505.
Eric Kerste, Marc Paul Beller, Ulrich Koert "Second Generation Total Synthesis of (‐)‐Preussochromone D", Eur. J. Org. Chem., 2020, 3699–3711.
Julian Heep, Jan-Niclas Luy, Christian Länger, Jannick Meinecke, Ulrich Koert, Ralf Tonner, and Michael Dürr "Adsorption of Methyl-Substituted Benzylazide on Si(001) - Reaction Channels and Final Configurations" , J. Phys. Chem. C, 2020, 124, 18, 9940-9946.
Kyra Geyer, Srividhya Sundaram, Peter Sušnik, Ulrich Koert, and Tobias J. Erb "Understanding Substrate Selectivity of Phoslactomycin Polyketide Synthase by Using Reconstituted in Vitro Systems", ChemBioChem, 2020, 21, 2080 - 2085.


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Christian Länger, Julian Heep, Paul Nikodemiak, Tamam Bohamud, Patrick Kirsten, Ulrich Höfer, Ulrich Koert and Michael Dürr "Formation of Si/organic interfaces using alkyne-functionalized cyclooctynes - precursor-mediated adsorption of linear alkynes versus direct adsorption of cyclooctyne on Si(001)", J. Phys. Condens. Matter201931, 034001.
Jannick Meinecke and Ulrich Koert, "Copper-Free Click Reaction Sequence: A Chemoselective Layer-by-
Layer Approach", Org. Lett., 2019, 21, 7609-7612.
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Theodor Peez, Veronika Schmalz, Klaus Harms, and Ulrich Koert, "Synthesis of Naphthocyclobutenes from α-Naphthyl Acrylates by Visible-Light Energy-Transfer Catalysis", Org. Lett., 2019, 21, 11, 4365-4369.
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Eric Kerste, Klaus Harms, and Ulrich Koert, "Total Synthesis of (−)-Preussochromone D", Org. Lett.2019, 21, 11, 4374-4377.
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Timon Kurzawa, Eric Kerste, Paul Nikodemiak, Daniel Bothe, Klaus Harms, and Ulrich Koert "Stereoselective synthesis of the β‐amino acid moiety of fijiolide A", Eur. J. Org. Chem.2019, 1261-1267.
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Reinhard W. Hoffmann, Hans-Gunther Schmalz, Ulrich Koert, Gregory K. Pierens "Comment on Enantioselective total synthesis of (-)-colchicine, (+)-emecolcinone and metacolchicine: determination of the absolute configurations of the latter two alkaloids by B. Chen, X. Liu, Y.-J. Hu, D.-M. Zhang, L. Deng, J. Lu, L. Min, W.-C. Ye and C.-C. Li, Chem. Sci., 2017, 8, 4961–4966", Chem. Sci., 2019, 10, 943-945.
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Gerson Mette, Alexa Adamkiewicz, Marcel Reutzel, Ulrich Koert, Michael Dürr, Ulrich Höfer "Controlling an SN2 Reaction by Electronic and Vibrational Excitation: Tip-Induced Ether Cleavage on Si(001)", Angew. Chem., 201958, 3417-3420.
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Michel Blitz, Robert C. Heinze, Klaus Harms, Ulrich Koert "Total Synthesis of (+)-Nivetetracyclate A", Org. Lett., 2019, 58, 3417-3420.


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Jeanne Louise Nkot, Dominique Serge Ngono Bikobo, Auguste Abouem A Zintchem, Norbert Mbabi Nyemeck II, Esther Del Florence Moni Ndedi, Patrick Hervé Betote Diboué, Dieudonné Emmanuel Pegnyemb, Christian G. Bochet & Ulrich Koert "Antitubercular evaluation of root extract and isolated phytochemicals from Lophira lanceolata against two resistant strains of Mycobacterium tuberculosis", Pharm. Biol.2018Vol. 56, 1, 318-324.
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Theodor Peez, Jan-Niclas Luy, Klaus Harms, Ralf Tonner, Ulrich Koert "From Acenaphthenes to (+)‐Delavatine A: Visible‐Light‐Induced Ring Closure of Methyl (α‐Naphthyl) Acrylates", Chem. Eur. J.201824, 17686-17690.
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Lukas Zygalski, Christoph Middel, Klaus Harms and Ulrich Koert "Enolizable β-Fluoroenones: Synthesis and Asymmetric 1,2-Reduction", Org. Lett.2018, 5071–5074.
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Josefine Kahlstatt, Philipp Reiß, Thomas Halbritter, Lars-Oliver Essen, Ulrich Koert,  Alexander Heckel " A light-triggered transmembrane porin", Chem. Comm.2018, 9623-9626.
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Timon Kurzawa,   Klaus Harms,   Ulrich Koert "Stereoselective Synthesis of the Benzodihydropentalene Core of the Fijiolides",  Org.Lett.2018,  1388-1391.


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Jean Noel Evina,  Dominique Serge Ngono Bikobo,  Auguste Abouem A. Zintchem,  Norbert Mbabi Nyemeck II,  Esther Del Florence Moni Ndedi, Patrick Hervé Betote Diboué,  Maximilienne Ascension Nyegue,  Alex de Théodore Atchadé,  Dieudonné Emmanuel Pegnyemb,  Ulrich Koert,  Christian G. Bochet, "In vitro antitubercular activity of extract and constituents from the stem bark of Disthemonanthus benthamianus",  Revista Brasileira de Farmacognosia2017, 739-743.
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Frederic Wagner, Klaus Harms, and Ulrich Koert "Synthesis of Methylene-Bridged Bisnaphthalenes as Building Blocks for Push-Pull Substituted Pentacenes", Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2017, 7107-7121.
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Robert Ebeh Messanga, Ngono Bikobo Dominique Serge, Auguste Abouem A. Zintchem, Mbabi Nyemeck II Norbert, Moni Ndedi Esther Del Florence, Betote Diboué Patrick Hervé, Nyegue Maximilienne Ascension, Atchadé Alex De Théodore, Pegnyemb Dieudonné Emmanuel, Bochet Christian G. and Ulrich Koert "Rauvolfianine, a new antimycobacterial glyceroglycolipid and other constituents from Rauvolfia caffra. Sond (Apocynaceae)", Nat. Prod. Res2017, 1-6.
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Norbert Mbabi Nyemeck II, Dominique Serge Ngono Bikobo, Auguste Abouem A Zintchem, Eva-Maria Schäfer, Christian Bochet, Dieudonné Emmanuel Pegnyemb and Ulrich Koert, "A new procyanidin B from Campylospermum zenkeri (Ochnaceae) and antiplasmodial activity of two derivatives of (±)-serotobenine", Nat. Prod. Res2017, 2875-2884.
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Emöke Cserti, Sabine Rosskopf, Yi-Wei Chang, Sabrina Eisheuer, Lars Selter, Jian Shi, Christina Regh, Ulrich Koert, Grant J. Jensen and Martin Thanbichler, "Dynamics of the peptidoglycan biosynthetic machinery in the stalked budding bacterium Hyphomonas neptunium", Mol. Microbiol. 2017, 103(5), 875-895.
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Nikodemiak, Paul; Koert, Ulrich "Metal-Catalyzed Synthesis of Functionalized 1,2,4‑Oxadiazoles from Silyl Nitronates and Nitriles", Adv. Synth. Catal. 2017,  1708-1716.
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Selter, Lars; Harms, Klaus; Koert, Ulrich " Addition of Mixed Alkenyl-Dialkyl Zincates to Vicinal Diketoesters",   Eur. J. Org. Chem.  2017, 1215-1230.
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Lars Selter, Lukas Zygalski, Eric Kerste und Ulrich Koert, " Vicinal Tricarbonyl Compounds: Versatile Building Blocks for Natural Product Synthesis", Synthesis201749, 17-28.


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Fischer, Michel; Harms, Klaus; Koert, Ulrich "Total Syntheses of 7,20-Oxa-Bridged Dinorditerpenes: Antihepatitis C Virus Active (+)-Elevenol fromFlueggea virosa and (+)-Przewalskin", Org.Lett, 201618, 5692-5695.
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Reutzel, Marcel; Münster, Niels; Lipponer, Marcus; Länger, Christian; Hoefer, Ulrich; Koert, Ulrich; Dürr, Michael "Chemoselective Reactivity of Bifunctional Cyclooctynes on Si(001)", J. Phys. Chem. C2016, 26284-26289.
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Niels Münster, Paul Nikodemiak und Ulrich Koert, "Chemoselective Layer-by-Layer Approach Utilizing Click Reactions with Ethynylcyclooctynes and Diazides", Org. Lett.2016, 18, 4296-4299.


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Frederic Wagner, Klaus Harms, and Ulrich Koert, "Hauser-Heck: Efficient Synthesis of γ-Aryl-β-Ketoesters en route to Substituted Naphthalenes", Org. Lett. 201517, 5670–5673.
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Niels Münster, Laura Werel, Georg Alexander Rennar, Klaus Harms, and Ulrich Koert, " Reactivity of α-Bromosulfones Obtained from gem-Dibromides", Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2015, 7775-7784.
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Jonas Schwaben, Niels Münster, Michael Klues, Tobias Breuer, Philipp Hofmann, Klaus Harms, Gregor Witte and Ulrich Koert, "Efficient Syntheses of Novel Fluoro-Substituted Pentacenes and Azapentacenes: Molecular and Solid-State Properties", Chem. Eur. J., 2015, 13751-13771.
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Jan Roßbach, Klaus Harms and Ulrich Koert "α-Crotyl α-difluoroboranyloxy-amides: Structure and Reactivity of Isolable Intermediates in Stereospecificα-Ketol Rearrangements", Org. Lett201517, 3122-3125.
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Marcel Reutzel, Gerson Mette, Peter Stromberger, Ulrich Koert, Michael Dürr and Ulrich Höfer, "Dissociative Adsorption of Diethyl Ether on Si(001) Studied by means of Scanning Tunneling Microscopy and Photoelectron Spectroscopy", J. Phys. Chem. C., 2015119, 6018-6023.


Wolfgang Grosse, Georgios Psakis, Barbara Mertins, Philipp Reiß, Dirk Windisch, Felix Brademann, Jochen Bürck, Anne S. Ulrich, Ulrich Koert and Lars-Oliver Essen, "Structure-based engineering of a minimal porin reveals loop-independent channel closure", Biochemistry, 201453, 4826-4838.
Jan Roßbach, Klaus Harms and Ulrich Koert, "Regioselective Passerini and Passerini-Knoevenagel Reactions with vic-Diketoamides", Eur. J. Org. Chem2014, 993-1006.
Tobias Seitz, Klaus Harms and Ulrich Koert, " Vic-Tricarbonyl Compounds: Synthesis of (±)-9-epi-Wailupemycin A", Synthesis, 201446, 381-386.
Julia Schütte, Frank Kilgenstein, Michel Fischer and Ulrich Koert, "Unsymmetrical vic-Tricarbonyl Compounds for the Total Syntheses of Cladoniamide G and Cladoniamde FEur. J. Org. Chem2014, 5302-5311.
Mike Dischmann, Timo Frassetto, M. André Breuning and Ulrich Koert "Total Synthesis of IsoquinocyclinoneChem. Eur. J201420, 11300-11302.
Gerson Mette, Marcel Reutzel, Ruben Bartholomäus, Slimane Laref, Ralf Tonner, Michael Dürr, Ulrich Koert and Ulrich Höfer "Complex Surface Chemistry of an Otherwise Inert Solvent Molecule: Tetrahydrofuran on Si(001)", ChemPhysChem, 201415, 3725-3728.


Philipp Reiß and Ulrich Koert, "Ion-Channels: Goals for Function-Oriented Synthesis", Acc. Chem. Res., 201346, 2773-2780.
Ruben Bartholomäus, Fabian Dommershausen, Markus Thiele, Narayan S. Karanjule, Klaus Harms and Ulrich Koert " Total Synthesis of Fulicineroside's Postulated StructureChem. Eur. J. 2013, 7423-7436.
Gerson Mette, Michael Dürr, Ruben Bartholomäus, Ulrich Koert and Ulrich Höfer " Real-space adsorption studies of cyclooctyne on Si(001)" Chem. Phys. Lett. 2013556, 70-76.
Jonas Schwaben, Niels Münster, Tobias Breuer, Michael Klues, Klaus Harms, Gregor Witte and Ulrich Koert "Synthesis and Solid-State Structures of 6,13-Bis(trifluoromethyl)- and 6,13-Dialkoxypentacene", Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2013, 1639-1643.
Jan Roßbach, Julia Baumeister, Klaus Harms and Ulrich Koert "Regio- and Diastereoselective Crotylboration of vic-Tricarbonyl Compounds", Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2013, 662-665.
Ruben Bartholomäus, Janina Bachmann, Christian Mang, Lars Ole Haustedt, Klaus Harms and Ulrich Koert "Synthesis of the AB-Ring Pyranolactone Substructure of Granaticin AEur. J. Org. Chem. 2013, 180-190.


Janina Bachmann, Christian Mang, Lars Ole Haustedt, Klaus Harms and Ulrich Koert "Synthesis of the BCD-Ring Substructure of Granaticin AEur. J. Org. Chem. 2012, 6562-6569.
Barbara Mertins, Georgios Psakis, Wolfgang Grosse, Katrin Christiane Back, Anastasia Salisowski, Philipp Reiss, Ulrich Koert and Lars-Oliver Essen "Flexibility of the N-terminal mVDAC1 segment controls the channel’s gating behavior", Plos One 20127(10), e47938.
Tobias Burckhardt, Klaus Harms and Ulrich Koert "Total Synthesis of Lodopyridone", Org. Lett. 201214, 4674-4677.
Malte Wohlfahrt, Klaus Harms and Ulrich Koert "Total synthesis of (+)-AwajanomycinEur. J. Org. Chem2012, 2260-2265.
Niels Münster, Klaus Harms and Ulrich Koert "Differentiation of diastereotopic bromine atoms in SN2 reactions of gem-dibromidesChem.Commun. 201248, 1866-1867.


Katharina Gries, Kathrin Bubel, Malte Wohlfahrt, Seema Agarwal, Ulrich Koert and Andreas Greiner "Preparation of Gold Nanoparticle– Poly(L-menthyl methacrylate) Conjugates via ATRP PolymerizationMacromol. Chem. Phys. 2011212, 2551-2557.
M. André Breuning, Klaus Harms and Ulrich Koert "The Imidato-Alkenyllithium Route for the Synthesis of the Isoquinocycline−Pyrrolopyrrole Substructure", Org. Lett. 2011, 13, 1402-1405.
Wolfang Grosse, Lars-Oliver Essen and Ulrich Koert "Strategies and Perspectives in Ion-Channel Engineering", ChemBioChem 201112, 830-839.
Johannes Schulze Wischeler, Dong Sun, Nicola U. Sandner, Uwe Linne, Andreas Heine, Ulrich Koert and Gerhard Klebe "Stereo- and Regioselective Azide/Alkyne Cycloadditions in Carbonic Anhydrase II via Tethering, Monitored by Crystallography and Mass Spectrometry", Chemistry 201117, 5842-5891.
Malte Wohlfahrt, Klaus Harms and Ulrich Koert "Asymmetric Allylboration of vic-Tricarbonylcompounds: Total Synthesis of (+)-Awajanomycin", Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2011, 50, 8404-8406.
Ulrich Koert "Isosorbide, Isomannide", e-Encyclopedia for Organic Synthesis 2011.
Jonas Schwaben, Jens Cordes, Klaus Harms and Ulrich Koert "Total Syntheses of Pestaphthalide A and Pestaphthalide B", Synthesis 201118, 2929-2934.
Dionysia Tsoutsi, Jose Maria Montenegro, Fabian Dommershausen, Ulrich Koert, Luis M. Liz-Marzán, Wolfgang J. Parak, and Ramon A. Alvarez-Puebla "Quantitative Surface-Enhanced Raman Scattering Ultradetection of Atomic Inorganic Ions: The Case of Chloride", ACS Nano 20115, 7539-7546.


Jens Cordes, Klaus Harms and Ulrich Koert "Synthesis of the Isoquinocycline−Pyrrolopyrrole Substructure", Org. Lett201012, 3808-3811.
Jan Seuring, Philipp Reiß, Ulrich Koert and Seema Agarwal "Synthesis, characterization and properties of a new polymerisable surfactant:12-Methacryloyl dodecylphosphocholineChem. Phys. Lip2010163, 367-372.
Wolfgang Grosse, Philipp Reiß, Menekse Cebi, Wolger Lübben, Ulrich Koert and Lars-Oliver Essen "Structural and functional characterization of a synthetically modified OmpGBioorg. Med. Chem201018, 7716-7723.
Björn Gebhardt, Christian M. König, Cornelia Schleth, Mario Dauber and Ulrich Koert "Good Timing in Total Synthesis: The Case of Phoslactomycin AChem. Eur. J201016, 5934-5941.
Alexander Arlt and Ulrich Koert "Total Synthesis of (±)-Cephalosol via Silyl Enol Ether AcylationSynthesis 20106, 917-922.
Andreas Riedinger, Feng Zhang, Fabian Dommershausen, Carlheinz Röcker, Stefan Brandholt, G. Ulrich Nienhaus, Ulrich Koert and Wolfgang J. Parak "Ratiometric Optical Sensing of Chloride Ions with Organic Fluorophore–Gold Nanoparticle Hybrids: A Systematic Study of Design Parameters and Surface Charge Effects" Small 20106, 2590-2597.
Simon Reitz, Menekse Cebi, Philipp Reiß, Gregor Studnik, Uwe Linne, Ulrich Koert and Lars-Oliver Essen "On the Function and Structure of Synthetically Modified Porins", Angew. Chem2009121, 4947-4951.
Steffen Brenzel, Menekse Cebi, Philipp Reiß, Ulrich Koert and Henning D. Mootz "Expanding the scope of protein trans-splicing to fragment ligation of an integral membrane protein: Towards modulating porin-based ion channels by chemical modification", ChemBioChem 200910, 983-986.
H. Georg Breunig, Gunter Urbasch, Philipp Horsch, Jens Cordes, Ulrich Koert and Karl-Michael Weitzel, "Circular Dichroism in Ion Yields of Femtosecond-Laser Mass Spectrometry", ChemPhysChem 200910, 1199-120.
Christian M. König, Björn Gebhardt, Cornelia Schleth, Mario Dauber and Ulrich Koert "Total Synthesis of Phoslactomycin A", Org.Lett200911, 2728-2731.
Philipp Reiß, Loay Al-Momani and Ulrich Koert "A Voltage-Responding Ion Channel Derived by C-Terminal Modification of Gramicidin A"ChemBioChem 2008, 9, 377-379.
Ulrich Koert "Synthetic Solutions for the Tetrahydropyran-Moiety of Annonaceaous Acetogenins" in Targets in Hetrocyclic Systems - Chemistry and Properties 200811, 104-121.
Jens Cordes, Claas Wessel, Klaus Harms and Ulrich Koert "Meta-selective Aromatic Borylation as Key Step in the Synthesis of PoipuolSynthesis 2008, 14, 2217-2220.
Lars-Oliver Essen and Ulrich Koert "Ion-Channel EngineeringAnn. Rep. RSC 2008104, 165-188.
Nina G. Bandur, Klaus Harms, Ulrich Koert " First Stereoselective Synthesis of a Tyr-Tyr E-Alkene IsostereSynlett 2007, 99-102.
Armida Di Fenza, Andreas Heine, Ulrich Koert, Gerhard Klebe "Understanding Binding Selectivity toward Trypsin and Factor Xa: the Role of Aromatic InteractionsChemMedChem 20072, 297-308.
M.-Elisa Juarez Garcia, Ute Fröhlich, Ulrich Koert "Olefin Metathesis: A Reversible Stimulus for a Conformational SwitchEur. J. Org. Chem. 2007, 1991-1999.
Elena A. Dutseva, Yuri N. Antonenko, Elena A. Kotova, Jochen R. Pfeifer and Ulrich Koert "Sensitized photoinactivation of minigramicidin channels in bilayer lipid membranesBiochim. Biophys. Acta 20071768, 1230-1237.
Menekse Cebi, Ulrich Koert "Reactivity Recognition by TRPA1 ChannelsChemBioChem 20078, 979-980.
Ryszard Wesolowski, Anna Sommer, Hans-Dieter Arndt, Ulrich Koert, Philipp Reiß, Sönke Wimmers, Olaf Strauss "Functional Studies of Synthetic Gramicidin Hybrid Ion Channels in CHO CellsChemBioChem 20078, 513-520.
Michael Rommel, Alexander Ernst, Ulrich Koert "Synthetic Routes to Three Novel Scaffolds for Potential Glycosidase InhibitorsEur. J. Org. Chem. 2007, 4408-4430.
Nina G. Bandur, Klaus Harms, Ulrich Koert " Synthesis of Two Dipeptide Isosteres Containing Di- and Trisubstituted E-Configured Double BondsSynthesis 200717, 2720-2730.
Christian M. König, Klaus Harms, Ulrich Koert "Stereoselective Synthesis of Methyl 7-Dihydro-trioxacarcinoside BOrg. Lett20079, 4777-4779.
J. R. Pfeifer, P. Reiß, U. Koert "Crown-ether gramicidin hybrid ion channels: Dehydration-Assisted Ion SelectivityAngew. Chem. Int. Ed. 200645, 501-504; 
P. T. Daniel, U. Koert, J. Schuppan "Apoptolidin: Induction of Apoptosis by a Natural ProductAngew. Chem. Int. Ed200645, 872-893
Michael Rommel, Alexander Ernst, Klaus Harms, Ulrich Koert " Synthesis of Novel Bicyclic Ketals of Galacturonic Acid as Potential Glycosidase InhibitorsSynlett 20067, 1067-1070.
S. M. Saparov, J. R. Pfeifer, L. Al-Momani, G. Portella, B. L. de Groot, U. Koert, P. Pohl "Mobility of a One-Dimensional Confined File of Water Molecules as a Function of File LengthPhys. Rev. Let.200696, 148101.
J. René Backes, Ulrich Koert "Stereoselective Synthesis of the Monomeric Unit of SCH 351448Eur. J. Org. Chem 200612, 2777-2785.
Sabine Schröder, Anna K. Schrey, Andrea Knoll, Philipp Reiß, Burkhard Ziemer, Ulrich Koert "Tetrahydropyran-Amino Acids: Novel Building Blocks for Gramicidin-Hybrid Ion ChannelsEur. J. Org. Chem 200612, 2766-2776.
Nina G. Bandur, David Brückner, Reinhard W. Hoffmann, Ulrich Koert "Total Synthesis of Jimenezin via an Intramolecular AllylborationOrg. Lett. 20068, 3829-3831.
Björn Wagner, Dirk Schumann, Uwe Linne, Ulrich Koert, and Mohamed A. Marahiel "Rational Design of Bacitracin A Derivatives by Incorporating Natural Product Derived HeterocyclesJ. Am. Chem. Soc2006128, 10513-10520.
Julia Schuppan, Hermut Wehlan, Sonja Keiper, Ulrich Koert "Apoptolidinone A: Synthesis of the Apoptolidin A AglyconeChem. Eur. J. 200612, 7364-7377.
Hermut Wehlan, Mario Dauber, M. Teresa Mujica Fernaud, Julia Schuppan, Sonja Keiper, Rainer Mahrwald, M.-Elisa Juarez Garcia, Ulrich Koert "Apoptolidin A: Total Synthesis and Partially Glycosylated AnaloguesChem. Eur. J200612, 7378-7397.
Christelle Faveau, Martine Mondon, Jean-Pierre Gesson, Tobias Mahnke, Sandra Gebhardt, Ulrich Koert "Synthetic studies on a phenyl-laulimalide analogueTet. Lett. 200647, 8305-8308.
G. M. Grotenbreg, M. D. Witte, P. A. V. van Hooft, E. Spalburg, P. Reiß, D. Noort, A. J. de Neeling, U. Koert, G. A. van der Marel, H. S. Overkleeft, M. Overhand " Synthesis and biological evaluation of gramicidin S dimersOrg. Biomol. Chem. 20053, 233-238.
L. Al-Momani, P. Reiß, U. Koert " A lipid dependence in the formation of twin ion channelsBiochemical and Biophysical Research Communications 2005, 328, 342-347.
X. Xie, L. Al-Momani, P. Reiß, C. Griesinger, U. Koert " An asymmetric ion channel derived from gramicidin A: Synthesis, function and NMR structure"FEBS Journal 2005272, 975-986.
U. Koert " Synthetic Ion Channels: Functional Analysis and Structural StudiesPhys. Chem. Chem. Phys20057, 1501-1506.
N. G. Bandur, K. Harms, U. Koert " First Stereoselective Synthesis of a Pro-Pro E-Alken Dipeptide IsostereSynlett 20055, 773-776.
G. Morra, U. Koert, E.-W. Knapp "Role of Ions on Structure and Stability of a Synthetic Gramicidin Ion Channel in Solution. A Molecular Dynamics StudyJ. Phys. Chem. B. 2005109, 10441-10448.
J. J. May, R. Finking, F. Wiegeshoff, T. T. Weber, N. Bandur, U. Koert, M. A. Marahiel " Inhibition of the D-alanine:D-alanyl carrier protein ligase fromBacillus subtilis increases the bacterium's susceptibility to antibiotics that target the cell wallFEBS Journal 2005272, 2993-3003.
U. Koert, L. Al-Momani, J. R. Pfeifer " Synthetic Ion ChannelsSynthesis 20048, 1129-1146.
M. Vogler, U. Koert, K. Harms, D. Dorsch, J. Gleitz, P. Raddatz " Dianhydrohexitole-Based Benzamidines: An Efficient Synthesis of New Factor Xa InhibitorsSynthesis 20048, 1211-1228.
H.-D. Arndt, R. Welz, S. Müller, B. Ziemer, U. Koert "Stereoselective Synthesis of trans-threo-trans-Oligopyrrolidines: Potential Agents for RNA CleavageChem. Eur. J200410, 3945-3962.
H. Wehlan, M. Dauber, M.-T. Mujica Fernaud, J. Schuppan, R. Mahrwald, B. Ziemer, M.-E. Juarez Garcia, U. Koert "Totalsynthese von Apoptolidin"Angew. Chem. 2004116, 4698-4702.
H.-D. Arndt, B. Ziemer, U. Koert "Folding Propensity of Cyclohexylether-d-peptides" Org. Lett. 2004, 6, 3269-3272.
U. Koert "Syntheses of TetrodotoxinAngew. Chem. 2004, 116, 5690-5694; Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 200443, 5572-5576.
D. Garbe, S. A. Sieber, N. G. Bandur, U. Koert, M. A. Marahiel "Enzymatic Cyclisation of Peptidomimetics with Incorporated (E)-Alkene Dipeptide IsosteresChemBioChem 20045, 1000-1003.
O. C. Andronesi, J. R. Pfeifer, L. Al-Momani, S. Özdirekcan, D. T. S. Rijkers, B. Angerstein, S. Luca, U. Koert, J. A. Killian, M. Baldus " Probing membrane protein orientation and structure using fast magic-angle-spinning solid-state NMRJournal of Biomolecular NMR 200430, 253-265.
P. Fidzinski, A. Knoll, R. Rosenthal, A. Schrey, A. Vescovi, U. Koert, M. Wiederholt, O. Strauß "Increase in Membrane Conductance in Cultured Trabecular Meshwork Cells by Artificial Cation ChannelsChemistry & Biology 200310, 35-43.
R. Krauss, U. Koert "Molecular Signal Transduction by Conformational TransmissionSynlett 20035, 598-608.
U. Koert, P. Reiß "Synthetic Efficiency and Functional Selectivity: Two Goals for Synthetic Ion ChannelsJ. Supra. Chem. 20032, 29-37.
A. Vescovi, A. Knoll, U. Koert "Synthesis and Functional Studies of THF-Gramicidin Hybrid Ion ChannelsOrganic & Biomolecular Chemistry 200316, 2983-2997.
M. Karle, D. Bockelmann, D. Schumann, C. Griesinger, U. Koert "Conformativ Coupling of Two Conformational Molecular SwitchesAngew. Chem. 2003115, 4684-4687; Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 200342, 4546-4549.
M. Vogler, U. Koert, D. Dorsch, J. Gleitz, P. Raddatz "Synthesis of Dianhydrohexitole-based Benzamidines as Factor Xa Inhibitors using Cross Couplings, Phenyl Ether and Amidine Formations as Key StepsSynlett 200311, 1683-1687.
H.-D. Arndt, A. Vescovi, A. Schrey, J. R. Pfeifer and U. Koert "Solution Phase Synthesis and Purification of the Minigramicidin Ion Channels and a Succinyl-Linked GramicidinTetrahedron 200258, 2789-2801.
H.-D. Arndt, D. Bockelmann, A. Knoll, S. Lamberth, C. Griesinger and U. Koert "Kationenkontrolle bei der Funktionsprogrammierung von Helices: Strukturen eines D,L-Peptid-IonenkanalsAngew. Chem2002114, 4234-4238; Angew. Chem. Int. Ed200241, 4062-4065.
J. Schuppan, H. Wehlan, S. Keiper and U. Koert "Synthesis of ApoptolidinoneAngew. Chem2001113, 2125-2128; Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2001,40, 2063-2066.
H.-D. Arndt A. Knoll and U. Koert "Cyclohexylether-d-Amino Acids: New Leads for Selectivity Filters in Ion ChannelsAngew. Chem. 200111, 2137-2140; Angew. Chem. Int. Ed200140, 2076-2078.
H.-G. Weinig, R. Krauss, M. Seydack, J. Bendig and U. Koert "Molecular Signal Transduction by Conformational Transmission: Use of Tetrasubstituted Perhydroanthracenes as TransducersChem. Eur. J20017, 2075-2088.
H.-D. Arndt, A. Knoll, and U. Koert "Synthesis of Minigramicidin Ion Channels and Test of Their Hydrophobic Match with the Membrane" CHEMBIOCHEM 2001, 221-223.
S. Arndt, U. Emde, S. Bäurle, T. Friedrich, L. Grubert, and U. Koert "Quinone-Annonaceous Acetogenins: Synthesis and Complex I Inhibition Studies of a New Class of Natural Product HybridsChem. Eur. J20017, 993-1005.
U. Koert, R. Krauss, H.-G. Weinig, C. Heumann, B. Ziemer, C. Mügge, M. Seydack, J. Bendig "2,3,6,7-Tetrasubstituted Decalins: Biconformational Transducers for Molecular Signal TransductionEur. J. Org. Chem2001, 575-586.
H.-D. Arndt, A. Knoll, D. Bockelmann, C. Griesinger and U. Koert "Cs+-induzierte Konformationsumwandlung von D-L-Peptidionenkanälen und Selektivitätserhöhung durch Ether-d-AminosäurenGDCh Jahrestagung, Würzburg 9/2001.
R. Preissner, A. Goede, K. Rother, F. Osterkamp, U. Koert, C. Froemmel "Matching Organic Libraries with Protein-SubstructuresJ. Comput. Aid. Mol. Des. 200115, 811-817.
S. Hoppen, S. Bäurle, U. Koert "A Convergent Total Synthesis of (-)-Mucocin: An Acetogenin from AnnonaceaeChem. Eur. J20006, 2382-2396.
S. Bäurle, U. Peters, T. Friedrich, U. Koert "Synthesis of (4R,12S,15S,16S,19R,20R,34 S)-Muricatetrocin and (4R,12R,15S,16S,19R,20R,34 S)-Muricatetrocin, Two Potent Inhibitors of Mitochondrial Complex IEur. J. Org. Chem2000, 2207-2217.
S. Hoppen, U. Emde, T. Friedrich, L. Grubert, U. Koert "Hybridnaturstoffe: Design, Synthese und biologische Untersuchung von Chinon-Annonin-AcetogeninenAngew. Chem. 2000112, 2181-2184; Angew. Chem. Int. Ed200039, 2099-2102.
U. Emde, U. Koert "Total Syntheses of Squamocin A and Squamocin D, Bi-tetrahydrofuran Acetogenins from AnnonaceaeEur. J. Org. Chem. 2000, 1889-1904.
R. Krauss, H.-G. Weinig, M. Seydack, J. Bendig, U. Koert "Molecular signal transduction via a perhydroanthracene transducer by conformational transmissionAngew. Chem2000112, 1905-1908; Angew. Chem. Int. Ed200039, 1835-1837.
T. Schoetzau, S. Klingel, R. Wartbichler, U. Koert, J. W. Engels "Synthesis of a fluorescent derivative of 6-N-[N-(6-aminohexyl)carbamoyl]-2',3'-dideoxyadenosine-5'-triphosphate for detection of nucleic acidsJ. Chem. Soc. Perkin Trans. 1 2000, 1411-1416.
T. Schoetzau, U. Koert, J. W. Engels "3'-C-Branched Thymidine 5'-Triphosphates: Synthesis, Application, and Coupling with Near-Infrared Oxazine Fluorescent DyeSynthesis 2000, 707-713.
U. Koert "Synthesis and Use of THF-Amino AcidsJ. Prakt. Chem2000342, 325-333.
A. Schrey, A. Vescovi, A. Knoll, C. Rickert, U. Koert "Synthese eines membranständigen THF-Gramicidin-Kationenkanals und FunktionsstudieAngew. Chem2000112, 928-931; Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 200039, 900-902.
F.Osterkamp, B. Ziemer, U. Koert, M. Wiesner, P. Raddatz, S. L. Goodman "Synthesis and Biological Evaluation of Integrin Antagonists Containing trans-and cis-2,5-Disubstituted THF RingsChem. Eur. J20004, 666-683.
J. Schuppan, B. Ziemer and U. Koert "Stereoselective synthesis of the C18-C28 fragment of apoptolidinTetrahedron Lett200041, 621-624.
A. Schrey, F. Osterkamp, A. Straudi, C. Rickert, H. Wagner, U. Koert, B. Herrschaft, and K. Harms "Synthesis of Enantiomerically Pure Amino Acids Containing 2,5-Disubstituted THF Rings in the Molecular BackboneEur. J. Org. Chem1999, 2977-2990.
F. Osterkamp, H. Wehlan, U. Koert, M. Wiesner, P. Raddatz, S. L. Goodman "Synthesis and Biological Evaluation of Dianhydrohexitol Integrin AntagonistsTetrahedron 199955, 10713-10734.
U. Emde and U. Koert "Total Syntheses of Squamocin A and Squamocin DTetrahedron Lett. 199940, 5979-5982.
S. Bäurle, S. Hoppen und U. Koert "Totalsynthese von (-)-MucocinAngew. Chem. 1999111, 1341-1344.
J. Berninger, R. Krauss, H.-G. Weinig, U. Koert, B. Ziemer, K. Harms "2,3,6,7-Tetrasubstituted Perhydroanthracenes: Stereoselective Synthesis and Biconformationality StudiesEur. J. Org. Chem1999, 875-884.

before 1999

U. Koert, H.Wagner, M. Stein "Bidirectional and Convergent Routes to Oligo-TetrahydrofuransChem. Eur. J19973, 1170.
H.-D. Arndt, K. Polborn, U. Koert "Stereoselective Synthesis of a Terpyrrolidin Unit, a Potential Building Block for Anion RecognitionTetrahedron Lett. 199738, 3879.
H. Wagner, K. Harms, U. Koert, S. Meder, G. Boheim "Oligo-THF-Peptides: Synthesis, Membrane Insertion and Studies of Ion Channel ActivityAngew. Chem. Int. Ed199635, 2643.
U. Koert, M. Stein, K. Harms "A Convergent Synthesis of 2,5-trans-Linked Oligo(tetrahydrofurans: Potential Bulding Blocks for a Polyether Helix with Ion Channel ActivityAngew. Chem. Int. Ed199433, 1180.