Articles, Patents, Reviews, Book Chapters


In preperation, coming soon:


Pulling the Trigger - Trimethyl-Lock-based Drug Delivery, Prodrugs, Cell Imaging Systems and Molecular Tools for Chemical Biology, O. Adeyi Okoh, P. Klahn*, 2018. (Review Articel)


Semi-Synthesis and Biological Evaluation of Novel Derivatives of Ratjadone A and their Use in Extracellular-targeted Folat- and Gonadotropin-based Drug-Conjugates, P. Klahn*, V. Fetz, A. Ritter, W. Collisi, B. Hinkelmann, T. Arnold, W. Tegge, K. Rox, J. Schreiber, S. Hüttel, K. I. Mohr, B. Kornak, J. Wink, M. Stadler, J. Wissings, L. Jänsch, M. Brönstrup*, 2018. (Full Paper)


Labyrinthopeptins exert broad-spectrum antiviral activity through lipid-binding-mediated virolyses, H. Prochnow, K. Rox, N. V. S. Birudukota, L. Zengenhagen, S.-K. Hotop, P. Klahn, K. I. Mohr, S. Franz, D. H. Banda, S. Block, J. Schreiber, S. Haid, M. M. Alen, J. P. Martinez, R. D. Süssmuth, J. Wink, A. Meyerhans, C. Goffinet, M. Messerle, T. F. Schulz, T. Pietschmann, D. Schols, A. Kröger, M. Brönstrup*, 2018. (Full Paper)


Novel natural compound with CRM1 and DUB activbity highlights a class of inhibitors with dual mode of action, V. Fetz, E. Thines, S. Knauer, P. Klahn, M. Brönstrup, O. Krämer, R. Stauber*, 2018. (Full Paper)




17) Leitfaden durch Experimente -  Theorie und Praxis gut verknüpft, C. Glindemann, P. Klahn*, Nachrichten der Chemie 2018, 5, 556.  Book Review: Multi-Step Organic Synthesis, N.  R. Moumné, Wiley-VCH Weinheim, 2017. (Book Review)


16) New targeted cytotoxic Ratjadone derivatives and conjugates thereof, P. Klahn, M. Brönstrup, V. Fetz, S. Hüttel, K. I. Mohr, W. Tegge, W. Collisi, 2017, EP17185598.4. (European Patent Application)  


15)  Bifunctional antimicrobial conjugates and hybrid antimicrobials, P. Klahn, M. Brönstrup, Nat. Prod. Rep. 2017, 34, 832-885. (Review article)


14) New structural templates for clinically validated and novel targets in antimicrobial drug research and development, P. Klahn, M. Brönstrup, Curr. Top. Microbiol. Immunol. 2016, 365-417. (Review article/book chapter, additionally published in: How to Overcome the Antibiotic Crisis: Facts, Challenges, Technologies and Future Perspectives, Eds. M. Stadler, P. Dersch, Springer Verlag, 2016.)


13) Abscisic Acid: a phytohormone and mammalian cytokine as novel pharmacon with potential for future development into clinical applications, P. Sakthivel, N. Sharma, P. Klahn, M. Gereke, D. Bruder, Curr. Med. Chem. 2016, 23, 1549-1570. (Review article)


12) Synthesis and biological evaluation of natural and designed tubulysines, K. C. Nicolaou, J. Yin, D. Mandal, R. D. Erande, P. Klahn, J. Yin, M. Aujay, J. Sandoval, J. Gavrilyuk, D. Vourloumis, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2016, 138, 1698-1708. (Fullpaper)


11) Deacetoxy tubulysine H and analogs Thereof,  K. C. Nicolaou, D. Mandal, P. Klahn, J. Yin, D. Vourloumis, 2015, USSN62/120,613, (US Patent Application).


10) Gold(I)-catalyzed heterocyclization of beta-alkynyl hydroxamic acids: Synthesis of isooxazolidin-3-ones, A. P. Häring, P. Klahn, M. Jübermann, F. Mohr, S. F. Kirsch, Monatshefte Chemie 2015, 146, 199. (Communication)


9) The Synthesis of alpha-Azidoesters and geminal Triazides, P. Klahn, S. F. Kirsch, H. Erhardt, A. F. Kotthaus, Angew. Chem. Int Ed. 2014, 53, 7913-7917; Über die Synthese von alpha-Azidoestern und geminalen Triaziden, P. Klahn, S. F. Kirsch, H. Erhardt, A. F. Kotthaus, Angew. Chem. 2014, 126, 8047-8051. (Communication, most accessed article 06/2014, highlighted in SYNSTORIES 2014/11, A147.)


8) IBX-mediated dehydrogenation of substituted beta-oxonitrils, P. Klahn, S. F. Kirsch, Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2014, 15, 3149-3155. (Communication)


7) Total Synthesis of (+)-Cyperolone, P. Klahn, A. Duschek, C. Liebert, S. F. Kirsch, Org. Lett. 2012, 14, 1250-1253. (Communication, highlighted in Synfacts 2012, 8, 479 and Org. Lett. 2013, 15, 3181-3198.)


6) Practical Azidation of 1,3-Dicarbonyls, T. Harschneck, S. Hummel, S. F. Kirsch, P. Klahn, Chem. Eur. J. 2012, 18, 1178-1193. (Fullpaper, highlighted in Cheminform 2012, 43, 5.)


5) Book Review: Innovative Catalysis in Organic Synthesis, Ed. Pher. G. Anderson, Wiley-VCH, 2012, P. Klahn, S. F. Kirsch, Nachrichten der Chemie 2013, 7/8, 805. (Book Review)


4) Electronic Fine-Tuning of Carbene Ligands and its Impact on Gold Catalysis, P. Klahn, S. F. Kirsch, ChemCatChem 2011, 3, 649-652. (Highlight Article)


3) The Use of COP-OAc in the Catalyst-controlled Synthesis of 1,3-Polyols, S. F. Kirsch, P. Klahn, H. Menz, Synthesis 2011, 3592-3603. (Fullpaper)


2) Thienopyrimidines as beta-3-adrenoreceptor agonists: Hit to lead optimization, S Tasler, R. Baumgartner, A. Ammendola, J. Schachtner, T. Wieber, M. Blisse, S. Rath, M. Zaja, P. Klahn, U. Quotschalla, P. Ney, Bioorg. Med. Chem. Lett. 2010, 20, 6180-6115. (Communication)


1) Gold-catalyzed reactivity of 3-silyloxy-1,5-enynes: a synthetic tool for the synthesis of complex structures and its limitations, H. Menz, J. T. Binder, B. Crone, A. Duschek, T. T. Haug, S. F. Kirsch, P. Klahn, C. Liebert, Tetrahedron 2009, 65, 9, 1880-1888. (Fullpaper)