Publications

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35.   “Supramolecularly directed rotary motion in a photoresponsive receptor”
        S. J. Wezenberg,* B. L. Feringa
        Nat. Commun. 2018, 9, 1984

34.   “Molecular rotary motors: Unidirectional motion around double bonds”
        D. Roke, S. J. Wezenberg,* B. L. Feringa*
        P. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 2018, DOI:10.1073/pnas.1712784115

33.   “Braking of a light-driven molecular rotary motor by chemical stimuli”
        T. van Leeuwen, W. Danowski, S. Pizzolato, P. Štacko, S. J. Wezenberg,* B. L. Feringa*
        Chem. Eur. J. 2018, 24, 81-84

32.   “Highly efficient and robust enantioselective liquid–liquid extraction of 1,2-amino alcohols utilizing vapol-
        and vanol-based phosphoric acid hosts”

        E. B. Pinxterhuis, J.-B. Gualtierotti, S. J. Wezenberg, J. G. de Vries,* B. L. Feringa*
        ChemSusChem 2018, 11, 178-184

31.   “Dynamic control of function by light-driven molecular motors”
        T. van Leeuwen, A. S. Lubbe, P. Štacko, S. J. Wezenberg,* B. L. Feringa*
        Nat. Rev. Chem. 2017, 1, 0096; Front cover

30.   “Designing dynamic functional molecular systems”
        A. S. Lubbe, T. van Leeuwen, S. J. Wezenberg,* B. L. Feringa*
        Tetrahedron 2017, 73, 4837-4848; Front cover

29.   “In situ control of polymer helicity with a non-covalently bound photoresponsive molecular motor dopant”
        T. van Leeuwen, G. H. Heideman, D. Zhao, S. J. Wezenberg,* B. L. Feringa*
        Chem. Commun. 2017, 53, 6393-6396; Front cover

28.   “Asymmetric synthesis of second-generation light-driven molecular motors”
        T. van Leeuwen, W. Danowski, E. Otten, S. J. Wezenberg, B. L. Feringa*
        J. Org. Chem. 2017, 82, 5027-5033; Featured article

27.   “Visible-light-excitation of a molecular motor with an extended aromatic core”
        T. van Leeuwen, J. Pol, D. Roke, S. J. Wezenberg, B. L. Feringa*
        Org. Lett. 2017, 19, 1402-1405

26.   “Photocontrol of anion binding affinity to a bis-urea receptor derived from stiff-stilbene”
        S. J. Wezenberg,* B. L. Feringa
        Org. Lett. 2017, 19, 324-327

25.   “Allosteric regulation of the rotational speed in a light-driven molecular motor”
        A. Faulkner, T. van Leeuwen, B. L. Feringa,* S. J. Wezenberg*
        J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2016, 138, 13597-13603
        ACS editors’ choice; JACS most read article; Highlighted by Chemistry World

24.   “Unraveling the photoswitching mechanism in donor-acceptor Stenhouse adducts”
        M. M. Lerch, S. J. Wezenberg, W. Szymanski, B. L. Feringa*
        J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2016, 138, 6344-6347

23.   “Intramolecular transport of small-molecule cargo in a nanoscale device operated by light“
        J. Chen, S. J. Wezenberg, B. L. Feringa*
        Chem. Commun. 2016, 52, 6765-6768; Front cover

22.   “Reversible gel-sol photoswitching with an overcrowded alkene-based bis-urea supergelator“
        S. J. Wezenberg,* C. M. Croisetu, M. C. A. Stuart, B. L. Feringa*
        Chem. Sci. 2016, 7, 4341-4346

21.   “Dynamic inversion of stereoselective phosphate binding to a bisurea receptor controlled by light and heat”
        M. Vlatković, B. L. Feringa,* S. J. Wezenberg*
        Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2016, 55, 1001-1004

20.   “Visible-light-driven photoisomerization and increased rotation speed of a molecular motor acting as a ligand in a
        ruthenium(II) complex”

        S. J. Wezenberg,* K.-Y. Chen, B. L. Feringa*
        Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2015, 54, 11457-11461

19.   “Multi-State regulation of the dihydrogen phosphate binding affinity to a light- and heat-responsive bis-urea receptor”
        S. J. Wezenberg,* M. Vlatković, J. C. M. Kistemaker, B. L. Feringa*
        J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2014, 136, 16784-16787

18.   “Tetrapodal molecular switches and motors: synthesis and photochemistry”
        K.-Y. Chen, S. J. Wezenberg, G. T. Carroll, G. London, J. C. M. Kistemaker, T. C. Pijper, B. L. Feringa*
        J. Org. Chem. 2014, 79, 7032-7040

17.   “Effective cholesteric liquid crystal inducers based on axially chiral alleno-acetylenes”
        S. J. Wezenberg, F. Ferroni, S. Pieraccini, W. B. Schweizer, A. Ferrarini, G. P. Spada, F. Diederich*
        RSC Adv. 2013, 3, 22845-22848

16.   “Light-harvesting and ultrafast energy migration in porphyrin-based metal-organic frameworks”
        H.-J. Son, S. Jin, S. Patwardhan, S. J. Wezenberg, N. C. Jeong, M. So, C. E. Wilmer, A. Sarjeant, G. C. Schatz, R. Snurr,
        O. Farha,* G. Wiederrecht,* J. T. Hupp*
        J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2013, 135, 862-869

15.   “Extremely strong cooperative self-assembly of a bimetallic salen complex visualized at the single-molecule level”
        G. Salassa, M. J. J. Coenen, S. J. Wezenberg, S. Speller, B. L. M. Hendriksen, J. A. A. W. Elemans,* A. W. Kleij*
        J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2012, 134, 7186-7192

14.   “Metal-directed assembly of chiral bis-Zn(II) Schiff base structures”
        M. Escarcega-Bobodilla, D. Anselmo, S. J. Wezenberg, E. C. Escudero-Adán, J. Benet-Buchholz, A. W. Kleij*
        Dalton Trans. 2012, 41, 9766-9772

13.   “Effective chirogenesis in a bis(metallosalphen) complex through host-guest binding with carboxylic acids”
        S. J. Wezenberg, G. Salassa, E. C. Escudero-Adán, J. Benet-Buchholz, A. W. Kleij*
        Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2011, 50, 713-716; Back cover

12.   “Cooperative multimetallic catalysis using metallosalens”
        R. M. Haak, S. J. Wezenberg, A. W. Kleij*
        Chem. Commun. 2010, 46, 2713-2723

11.   “Axial ligand control over mono- and bilayer formation of metal-salophens at the liquid-solid interface”
        J. A. A. W. Elemans,* S. J. Wezenberg, M. J. J. Coenen, E. C. Escudero Adán, J. Benet-Buchholz, D. den Boer, S. Speller,
        A. W. Kleij,* S. De Feyter*
        Chem. Commun. 2010, 46, 2548-2550; Front cover

10.   “Dimetallic activation of dihydrogen phosphate by Zn(salphen) chromophores”
        S. J. Wezenberg, D. Anselmo, E. C. Escudero-Adán, J. Benet-Buchholz, A. W. Kleij*
        Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2010, 29, 4611-4616

9.     “Self-assembly of Zn(salphen) complexes: steric regulation, stability studies and crystallographic analysis”
        M. Martínez Belmonte, S. J. Wezenberg, R. M. Haak, D. Anselmo, E. C. Escudero-Adán, J. Benet-Buchholz, A. W. Kleij*
        Dalton Trans. 2010, 39, 4541-4550

8.     “Cooperative activation in the hydrolytic kinetic resolution of epoxides by a bis-cobalt(III)salen-calix[4]arene hybrid”
        S. J. Wezenberg, A. W. Kleij*
        Adv. Synth. Catal. 2010, 352, 85-91; Highlighted in Synfacts 2010, 4, 410

7.     “Anion-templated formation of supramolecular multinuclear assemblies”
        S. J. Wezenberg, E. C. Escudero-Adán, J. Benet-Buchholz, A. W. Kleij*
        Chem. Eur. J. 2009, 15, 5695-5700

6.     “Access to hybrid supramolecular salen-porphyrin assemblies via a selective in situ transmetalation-metalation
        self-assembly sequence”

        S. J. Wezenberg, G. A. Metselaar, E. C. Escudero-Adán, J. Benet-Buchholz, A. W. Kleij*
        Inorg. Chim. Acta 2009, 362, 1053-1057

5.     “Colorimetric discrimination between important alkaloid nuclei mediated by a bis-salphen chromophore”
        S. J. Wezenberg, E. C. Escudero-Adán, J. Benet-Buchholz, A. W. Kleij*
        Org. Lett. 2008, 10, 3311-3314

4.     “Material applications for salen frameworks”
        S. J. Wezenberg, A. W. Kleij*
        Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2008, 47, 2354-2364

3.     “Versatile approach toward the self-assembly of heteromultimetallic salen structures”
        S. J. Wezenberg, E. C. Escudero-Adán, J. Benet-Buchholz, A. W. Kleij*
        Inorg. Chem. 2008, 47, 2925-2927

2.     “Lyotropic liquid-crystalline behavior of polyisocyanodipeptides”
        G. A. Metselaar, S. J. Wezenberg, J. J. L. M. Cornelissen,* R. J. M. Nolte, A. E. Rowan*
        J. Polym. Sci. Part A 2007, 45, 981-988; Front cover

1.     “Synthesis, characterization, and folding behavior of β-amino acid derived polyisocyanides”
        S. J. Wezenberg, G. A. Metselaar, A. E. Rowan, J. J. L. M. Cornelissen,* D. Seebach, R. J. M. Nolte*
        Chem. Eur. J. 2006, 12, 2778-2786

Non peer-reviewed articles

3.     “Artificial microtubules burst with energy”
        A. S. Lubbe, S. J. Wezenberg, B. L. Feringa*
        P. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 2017, 114, 11804-11805

2.     “Nobel prize in Chemistry 2016: Molecular motors in the spotlight”
        S. J. Wezenberg*
        Dutch Journal of Physics (DJoP) 2016-4; English online edition

1.     “Nobelprijs voor de Scheikunde 2016: Moleculaire motoren in de spotlights”
        S. J. Wezenberg*
        Nederlands Tijdschrift voor Natuurkunde, December 2016, 422-425