Prof. Dr. Karola Rück-Braun

Research interests

Organic synthesis, catalysis, peptide chemistry, synthesis and functionalisation of heterocycles, design, synthesis and characterisation of photoswitchable enzyme inhibitors, peptides, ionchannels and nanostructured surfaces

Research Fields in UniCat

2011/12: Research Field D4
2007-2010: A4

Selection of research projects

Organometallic chemistry
Solid phase
Asymmetric synthesis

UniCat publications

1287 Building photoswitchable 3,4\'-AMPB peptides: Probing chemical ligation methods with reducible azobenzene thioesters G. Zeyat, K. Rück-Braun Beilstein Journal of Organic Chemistry 2012, 8, 890–896, 10.3762/bjoc.8.101

390 Efficient Preparation of Photoswitchable Dithienylethene-Linker-Conjugates by Palladium-Catalyzed Coupling Reaction of Terminal Alkynes with Thienyl Chlorides and Other Aryl Halides K. Rück-Braun, S. Seedorff, P. Haase, S. Ahmed, M. Zastrow Chemistry - An Asian Journal 2010, 5, 1202–1212, 10.1002/asia.200900503

250 Photochemistry with thermal versus optical excess energy: Ultrafast cycloreversion of an indolylfulgides and indolylfulgimides K. Rück-Braun, S. Ahmed Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology A: Chemistry 2009, 207, 209–216, 10.1016/j.jphotochem.2009.07.012

249 Azobenzene-Based Omega-Amino Acids and Related Building Blocks: Synthesis, Properties, and Application in Peptide Chemistry S. Seedorff, L. Wallach, S. Kempa, K. Rück-Braun Synthesis 2009, 24, 4256–4267, 10.1055/s-0029-1217074

248 Synthesis of novel photochromic pyrans via palladium-mediated reactions G. Zeyat, K. Rück-Braun Beilstein Journal of Organic Chemistry 2009, 5, 1–5, 10.3762/bjoc.5.25

33 Ultrafast Hemithioindigo-based peptide-switches W. Zinth, K. Rück-Braun, T. Cordes, C. Elsner, T. T. Herzog, W. Summerer, C. Hoppmann, T. Schadendorf Chemical Physics Letters 2009, 358, 103–110, 10.1016/j.chemphys.2008.12.027

32 Oxidation of Anilines with Hydrogen Peroxide and Selenium Dioxide as Catalyst K. Rück-Braun, C. Gebhardt, B. Priewisch, E. Irran Synthesis 2008, 12, 1889–1894, 10.1055/s-2008-1067088

Prof. Dr. Karola Rück Braun

Karola Rück-Braun
Technische Universität Berlin
Inst. f. Chemie / FG Organische Chemie
straße des 17. Juni 135
Berlin , 10623
+49 30 314-26319



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