Literature Citations

In this section we provide citations to articles which demonstrate particularly important features of our systems. Far from being complete, this collection will give you an overview of field of application of our systems in characterization of synthetic and biologic materials.

Conformational Switching of Molecular Brushes in Response to the Energy of Interaction with the Substrate
Frank Sun, Sergei S. Sheiko, Martin Möller, Kathryn Beers, and Krzysztof Matyjaszewski
J. Phys. Chem. A, 2004, 108 (45)

Polyether nanoparticles from covalently crosslinked copolymer micelles
Maria Jamróz-Piegza, Wojciech Walach, Andrzej Dworak and Barbara Trzebicka
Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, Volume 325, Issue 1

Mechanical Properties of Laser Cut Poly(L-Lactide) Micro-Specimens: Implications for Stent Design, Manufacture, and Sterilization
Nils Grabow, Martin Schlun, Katrin Sternberg, Nico Hakansson, Sven Kramer, Klaus-Peter Schmitz
J. Biomech. Eng. -- February 2005 --Volume 127, Issue 1

Synthesis of Isotactic Poly-1,2-(4-methyl-1,3-pentadiene) by a Homogeneous Titanium Catalyst
Antonio Proto, Carmine Carpacchione, Vincenzo Venditto, Jun Okuda
Macromolecules, 2003, 36 (24)

Asymmetrical Flow Field-Flow Fractionation and Multiangle Light Scattering for Analysis of Gelatin Nanoparticle Drug Carrier Systems
Wolfgang Fraunhofer, Gerhard Winter, Conrad Coester
Anal. Chem., 2004, 76 (7)

Synthesis and Characterization of Star-Shaped Poly(N,N-dimethylaminoethyl methacrylate) and Its Quaternized Ammonium Salts
Felix A. Plamper, Alexander Schmalz, Evis Penott-Chang, Markus Drechsler, Arben Jusufi, Matthias Ballauff, Axel H. E. Müller
Macromolecules, 2007, 40 (16)

Synthesis and characterization of A2+B3-type hyperbranched aromatic polyesters with phenolic end groups
Zhirong Fan, Albena Lederer, Brigitte Voit
Polymer Volume 50 Issue 15

Tadpole Conformation of Gradient Polymer Brushes
Samuel J. Lord, Sergei S. Sheiko, Isaac LaRue, Hyung-Il Lee, Krzysztof Matyjaszewski
Macromolecules, 2004, 37 (11)

Measuring Molecular Weight by Atomic Force Microscopy
Sergei S. Sheiko, Marcelo da Silva, David Shirvaniants, Isaac LaRue, Svetlana Prokhorova, Martin Moeller, Kathryn Beers, Krzysztof Matyjaszewski
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2003, 125 (22)

Synthesis and characterization of well-defined poly(tert-butyl acrylate) star polymers
Barbara Mendrek, Barbara Trzebicka
European Polymer Journal, Volume 45, Issue 7

Hydrophobically modifiedpolyglycidol – the control of lower critical solution temperature
Andrzej Dworak, Barbara Trzebicka , Alicja Utrata, Wojciech Walach
Polymer Bulletin, Volume 50, Numbers 1-2/ April 2003

Synthesis and Kinetic Studies on the Photochemical Behavior of Polymeric Mesoions from Novel Methacrylic Monomers and of Mesoionic Copolymers with Liquid Crystalline Properties
Alexander Theis, Helmut Ritter
Macromolecules, 2003, 36 (20)

New kind of star-shaped polyethers prepared with cyclic oligo(potassium glycidoxide) as a macroinitiator
Barbara Morejko, Andrzej Stolarzewicz, , Zbigniew Grobelny, Beata Piekarnik, Tomasz Niedziela, Barbara Trzebicka
Reactive and Functional Polymers, Volume 67, Issue 7, July 2007

Optically induced carbazolyl containing polyethers: Concentration effects
W.A. Pisarski, A.S. Swinarew, M. Czaja, B. Piekarnik, Z. Grobelny, V. Getautis, J.V. Gražulevilius, T. Niedziela, B. Trzebicka and A. Stolarzewicz
Journal of Molecular Structure, Volume 887, Issue 1-3, 17 Sept. 2008

In vitro and in vivo degradation studies for development of a biodegradable patch based on poly(3-hydroxybutyrate)
Thomas Freier, , a, Carmen Kunzea, Claudia Nischana, Sven Kramera, Katrin Sternberga, Marko Saßb, Ullrich T. Hoptb and Klaus-Peter Schmitza
Biomaterials, Volume 23, Issue 13

Gene Carriers Based on Hexanediol Diacrylate Linked Oligoethylenimine: Effect of Chemical Structure of Polymer on Biological Properties
Julia Kloeckner, Stefano Bruzzano, Manfred Ogris, Ernst Wagner
Bioconjugate Chem., 2006, 17 (5)

In vitro and in vivo studies on blends of isotactic and atactic poly (3-hydroxybutyrate) for development of a dura substitute material
Carmen Kunzea, Hans Edgar Berndb, René Androschc, Claudia Nischana, Thomas Freiera, Sven Kramera, Burkhard Krampb and Klaus-Peter Schmitza
Biomaterial, Volume 27, Issue 2, January 2006

Polyphosphazene based composite polymer electrolytes
N. Kaskhedikara, J. Paulsdorf, M. Burjanadze, Y. Karatasa, B. Roling and H.-D. Wiemhöfera
Solid State Ionics, Volume 177, Issue 26-32, 31. Oct. 2006, pp. 2699-2704

Core-shell polyacrylate and polystyrene-block-polyacrylate stars
A. Kowalczuk-Blejaa, B. Sierockab, J. Muszynlski, B. Trzebicka and A. Dworak
Polymer, Volume 46, Issue 19, 8. Sept. 2005

Hydrophobic modification of high molar mass polyglycidol to thermosensitive polymers
M. Jamróz-Piegzaa, A. Utrata-Wesoleka, B. Trzebickaa and A. Dworak
European Polymer Journal, Volume 42, Issue 10, Oct. 2006

Time resolved fluorescence anisotropy of basic dyes bound to poly(methacrylic acid) in solution
Hueder Paulo M. de Oliveira; Marcelo Henrique Gehlen
Journal of the Brazilian Chemical Society, vol.14 no.5, 2003

Determination of the Molecular Parameters and Studies of the Chain Conformation of Polybenzimidazole in DMAc/LiCl
Christopher B. Shogbon, Jean-Luc Brousseau, Haifeng Zhang, Brian C. Benicewicz, Yvonne A. Akpalu
Macromolecules, 2006, 39 (26)

Thermosensitive nanospheres of low-density core – An approach to hollow nanoparticles
P. Weda, B. Trzebicka, A. Dworak and Ch.B. Tsvetanov
Polymer, Volume 49, Issue 6, 17 March 2006

Thermovorax subterraneus, gen., sp. nov., a thermophilic hydrogen-producing bacterium isolated from goethermally active underground mine
Annukka E. Mäkinen, Anna H. Kaksonen, Jaakko A. Puhakka
Extremophiles, Volume 13, Issue 3/ Mai 2009

The influence of hydrophobic substitution on self-association of poly(ethylene oxide)-b-poly(n-alkyl glycidyl carbamate)s-b-poly(ethylene oxide) triblock copolymers in aqueous media
Philip Dimitrov, Maria Jamróz-Piegza, Barbara Trzebicka, Andrzej Dworak

New functional polyphosphoesters: Design and characterization
Neli Koseva, Anita Bogomilova, Kalina Atkova and Kolio Troev

From potassium alkalide and benzyl glycidyl ether to crown-like macroinitiator with alkoxide active centres
Andrzej Stolarzewicz, Barbara Morejko, Zbigniew Grobelny, Barbara Trzebicka and Wieslaw W. Sulkowski
Reactive and Functional Polymers, Volume 67, Issue 2, February 2007

In vitro study of drug-eluting stent coatings based on poly(L-lactide) incorporating cyclosporine A – drug release, polymer degradation and mechanical integrity
Katrin Sternberg, Sven Kramer, Claudia Nischan, Niels Grabow, Thomas Langer, Gerhard Hennighausen, Klaus-Peter Schmitz
Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Medicine, Volume 18, Number 7 / July 2007

First report of a lyase for cepacian, the polysaccharide produced by Burkholderia cepacia complex bacteria
Paola Cescutti, Silvia Scussolina, Yury Herasimenka, Giuseppe Impallomeni, Massimiliano Bicego and Roberto Rizzo
Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications, Volume 339, Issue 3, 20 Jan. 2006

Thyroid hormone (T3)-modification of polyethyleneglycol (PEG)-polyethyleneimine (PEI) graft copolymers for improved gene delivery to hepatocytes
Carsten Rudolph, Nathalie Sieverling, Ulrike Schillinger, Eugenia Lesina, Christian Plank, Andreas F. Thünemann, Hubert Schönberger and Joseph Rosenecker
Biomaterials, Volume 28, Issue 10, April 2007

Ring opening polymerization initiated by methylaluminoxane/AlMe3 complexes
Zbigniew Florjalczyk, Andrzej Plichta and Marcin Sobczak
Polymer, Volume 47, Issue 4, 8 Febr. 2006

Controlled radical polymerization of p-(iodomethyl)styrene—a route to branched and star-like structures
A. Kowalczuk-Bleja, B. Trzebicka, H. Komber, B. Voit and A. Dworak
Polymer, Volume 45, Issue 1, Jan. 2004

A Biodegradable Slotted Tube Stent Based on Poly(L-lactide) and Poly(4-hydroxybutyrate) for rapid Balloon-Expansion
Niels Grabow, Carsten M. Bünger, Christine Schultze(1), Kathleen Schmohl, David P. Martin, Simon F. Williams, Katrin Sternberg, Klaus-Peter Schmitz
Annals of Biomedical Engineering, Volume 35, Number 12 / December 2007

The crystal structure of the periplasmic domain of the Escherichia coli membrane protein insertase YidC contains a substrate binding cleft
Stephanie Ravaud, Goran Stjepanovic, Klemens Wild and Irmgard Sinning
JBC Papers in Press. Published on January 30, 2008

Bioprospecting Thermophilic Microorganisms from Icelandic Hot Springs for Hydrogen and Ethanol Production
Perttu E. P.Koskinen, Chyi-How Lay, Steinar R.Beck, Katariina E. S.Tolvanen, Anna H.Kaksonen, Jóhann Örlygsson, Chiu-YueLin , Jaakko A.Puhakka
Energy Fuels, 2008, 22 (1)

High Molecular aborescent polyoxyethylene with hydrocyl containing shell
Wojciech Walach, Barbara Trzebicka, Justyna Justynska and Andrzej Dworak
Polymer, Volume 45, Issue 6, March 2004

Structural Analysis of Fructans from Agave americana Grown in South Africa for Spirit Production
Neil Ravenscroft, Paola Cescutti, Meredith A. Hearshaw, Ronica Ramsout, Roberto Rizzo and Elizabeth M. Timme
J. Agric. Food Chem., 2009, 57 (10)

Exopolysaccharides produced by Inquilinus limosus, a new pathogen of cystic fibrosis patients: novel structures with usual components
Yury Herasimenka, Paola Cescutti, Giuseppe Impallomeni and Roberto Rizzo
Carbohydrate Research, Volume 342, Issue 16, 26 Nov. 2007

Design of Oligo(ethylene glycol)-Based Thermoresponsive Polymers: an Optimization Study
Jean-Francois Lutz, Ann Hoth, Kristin Schade
Designer Monomers and Polymers, Volume 12, Number 4, 2009

Desulfonnauticus autotrophicus sp. n., a novel thermophilic sulfate-reducing bacterium isolated from oil -production water and emended description of the genus Desulfonauticus
Stanmugam Mayilraj, Anna H. Kaksonen, Ralf Cord-Ruwisch, Peter Schumann, Cathrin Spröer, Brian J. Tindall, Stefan Spring
Extremophiles, Volume 13, Number 2 / März 2009

Uronic acids functionalized polyethyleneimine (PEI)–polyethyleneglycol (PEG)-graft-copolymers as novel synthetic gene carriers
Sabine I. Weiss, Nathalie Sieverling, Maren Niclasen, Christof Maucksch, Andreas F. Thünemann, Helmuth Möhwald, Dietrich Reinhardt, Joseph Rosenecker and Carsten Rudolph
Biomaterials, Volume 27, Issue 10, April 2006

Phylogenetic and physiological studies of four hydrogen-producing thermoanareobes from Icelandic geothermal areas
Johann Orlygsson, Steinar Rafn Beck Baldursson
12 May 2007 / 27 Sept. 2007

An Update on the Round Robin Test to evaluate the Nitrocellulose Size Exclusion Chromatography Method in Stanag 4178
Paul Deacon, Alan Macdonald, Phil Gill, Nathalie Mai, Manfred A. Bohn, Heike Pontius, Monique van Hulst, Wim de Klerk and Carole Baker

Synthesis and association properties of thermoresponsive and permanently cationic charged block copolymers
Maria Loreta Patrizia, Marco Diociaiuti, Donatella Capitani and Giancarlo Masci
Polymer, Volume 50, Issue 2, 16 Jan. 2009

Thermogelation of PEG-Based Macromolecules of Controlled Architecture
Nina Fechler, Nezha Badi, Kristin Schade, Sebastian Pfeifer and Jean-Franois Lutz
Macromolecules, 2009, 42 (1)

PEG-based thermogels: Applicability in physiological media
Nezha Badia and Jean-François Lutz
Journal of Controlled Release, 2009

Photoinduced Holographic Gratings in Azobenzene-Functionalized Poly(amideimide)s
EVA Schab-Balcerzak, Anna Sobolewska, Andrzej Miniewicz, Jan Jurusik, Bozena Jarzabek
Polymer Journal, Volume 39 (2007), No. 7

New exopolysaccharides produced by Aureobasidium pullulans grown on glucosamine
Paola Cescutti, Raffaella Pupulina, Franco Delbena, Maria Abbate, Mariella Dentini, Lorenzo Sparapano, Roberto Rizzo and Vittorio Crescenzi
Carbohydrate Research, Volume 337, Issue 13, 16 July 2002

Preparation of Temperature-Sensitive Core-Shell Poly(glycidol)/Poly(N-isopropylacrylamide) Nanohydrogels under Surfactant-Free Conditions
Sebastian Mendrek, Aleksandra Mendrek, Hans-Jrgen Adler, Andrzej Dworak , Dirk Kuckling
Macromolecules, 2009, 42 (22)

The crystal structure of the third signal-recognition particle GTPase FlhF reveals a homodimer with bound GTP
Gert Bange, Georg Petzold, Klemens Wild, Richard O. Parlitz, Irmgard Sinning
Edited by Jennifer A. Doudna, University of California, Berkeley, CA, and approved July 9, 2007

Extracting Physically Useful Information from Multiple-Detection Size-Separation Data for Starch
Angus A.Gray-Weale, Richard A.Cave and Robert G.Gilbert
Biomacromolecules, 2009, 10 (9)

Synthesis and self-association in aqueous media of poly(ethylene oxide)/poly(ethyl glycidyl carbamate) amphiphilic block copolymers
Philip Dimitrov, Alicja Utrata-Wesolek, Stanislav Rangelov, Wojciech Walach, Barbara Trzebicka, Andrzej Dworak

Molar mass analysis of polyamides-11 and -12 by size exclusion chromatography in HfiP
Sandra Laun, Harald Pasch, Nicolas Longiéras and Christophe Degoulet
Polymer, Volume 49, Issue 21, 6 Oct. 2008

Photoinduced Holographic Gratings in Azobenzene-Funtonalized Poly(amideimide)s
Ewa Schab-Balcerzak, Anna Sobolewska, Andrzej Miniewicz, Jan Jurusik and Bozena Jarzabek
Polymer Journal, Volume 29 (2007), No. 7