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M. Nazari, C. D. Bösch, M. Gazzetto, A. Francés Monneris, M. Marazzi, E. Lognon,

A. Rondi, S.M. Langenegger, R. Häner, T. Feurer, A. Monari, A. Cannizzo

Ultrafast dynamics in polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons: the key case of conical intersections in higher excited states and their role in the photophysics of phenanthrene monomer

Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 2019, 21, 16981-16988. DOI: 10.1039/c9cp03147b

C. D. Bösch, E. Abay, S.M. Langenegger, M. Nazari, A. Cannizzo, T. Feurer, R. Häner

DNA-Organized Light-Harvesting Antennae: Energy Transfer in Polyaromatic Stacks Proceeds through Interposed Nucleobase Pairs

Helv. Chim. Acta 2019, accepted DOI: 10.1002/hlca.201900148

M. Vybornyi, Y. Vyborna, R. Häner

DNA-Inspired oligomers: from oligophosphates to functional materials

Chem. Soc. Rev. 2019, 48, 4347-4360. DOI: 10.1039/c8cs00662h

M. Vybornyi, H. Yu, R. Häner

Nano-thin 2D soft materials – design principles and prospects

Chimia 2019, 73, 468-472. DOI: 10.2533/chimia.2019.468

M. Famili, C. Jia , X. Liu, P. Wang, I.M. Grace, J. Guo, Y. Liu, Z. Feng, Y. Wang, Z. Zhao, S. Decurtins, R. Häner, Y. Huang, S.-X. Liu, C.J. Lambert, X. Duan

Self-assembled molecular-electronic films, controlled by room temperature quantum interference

Chem 2019, 5, 474-484. DOI: 10.1016/j.chempr.2018.12.008

M. Volland, P. Zhou, L. Wibmer, R. Häner, S. Decurtins, S.-X. Liu, D. Guldi

Nanographene Favors Interactions with the Electron Acceptor Rather than the Electron Donor in a Planar Fused Push-Pull Conjugate

Nanoscale 2019, 11, 1437-1441. DOI: 10.1039/C8NR06961A

M. Kownacki, S.M. Langenegger, S.-X. Liu, R. Häner

Integrating DNA-Photonic Wires into Light-Harvesting Supramolecular Polymers

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2019, 58, 751-755. DOI: 10.1002/anie.201809914

X. Liu, X. Li, S. Sangtarash, H. Sadeghi, S. Decurtins, R. Häner, W. Hong, C.J. Lambert, S.-X. Liu

Probing Lewis Acid-Base Interactions in Single-Molecule Junctions

Nanoscale 2018, 10, 18131-18134. DOI: 10.1039/CN8R06562D

S. Rothenbühler, C. D. Bösch, S.M. Langenegger, S.-X. Liu, R. Häner

Self-Assembly of a Redox-Active Bolaamphiphile into Supramolecular Vesicles

Org. Biomol. Chem. 2018, 16, 6886-6889. DOI: 10.1039/C8OB02106F

C.D. Bösch, J. Jevric, N. Bürki, M. Probst, S.M. Langenegger, R. Häner

Supramolecular Assembly of DNA-Phenanthrene Conjugates into Vesicles with Light-Harvesting Properties

Bioconjug. Chem. 2018, 29, 1505-1509. DOI: 10.1021/acs.bioconjchem.8b00263

H. Yu, M. Sabetti, R. Häner

Formation of supramolecular nanotubes by self-assembly of a phosphate-linked dimeric anthracene in water

Chem. Asian J. 2018, 13, 968-971. DOI: 10.1002/asia.201800275

Y. Vyborna, S. Altunbas, M. Vybornyi, R. Häner

Morphological diversity of supramolecular polymers of DNA-containing oligopyrenes – Formation of chiroptically active nanosheets

Chem. Commun2017, 53, 12128-12131. DOI: 10.1039/C7CC07511A

M. Vybornyi, Y. Vyborna, R. Häner

Silica mineralization of DNA-inspired 1D- and 2D-supramolecular polymers

ChemistryOpen 2017, 6, 488-491. DOI: 10.1002/open.201700080

Y. Vyborna, M. Vybornyi, R. Häner

Functional DNA-grafted supramolecular polymers-chirality, cargo binding and hierarchical organization

Chem. Commun. 2017, 53, 5179-5181. DOI: 10.1039/C7CC00886D

H. Yu, D. T. L. Alexander, U. Aschauer, R. Häner

Synthesis of Responsive Two-Dimensional Polymers via Self-Assembled DNA Networks

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2017, 56, 5040-5044. DOI: 10.1002/anie.201701342

H. Yu, R. Häner

Solution phase synthesis of 1D tubular polymers via preorganization-polymerization

Chem. Commun. 2016, 52, 14396-14399. DOI: 10.1039/C6CC08650K

Y. Vyborna, M. Vybornyi, R. Häner

Pathway Diversity in the Self-Assembly of DNA-Derived Bioconjugates

Bioconjugate Chem. 2016, 27, 2755-2761. DOI: 10.1021/acs.bioconjchem.6b00517

M. Probst, W. Aeschimann, T. T. H. Chau, S. M. Langenegger, A. Stocker, R. Häner

Structural Insight into DNA-Assembled Oligochromophores: Crystallographic Analysis of Pyrene- and Phenanthrene-Modified DNA in Complex with BpuJI Endonuclease

Nucleic Acids Res. 2016, 44, 7079-7089. DOI: 10.1093/nar/gkw644

C.D. Bösch, S.M. Langenegger, R. Häner

Light-Harvesting Nanotubes Formed by Supramolecular Assembly of Aromatic Oligophosphates

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2016, 55, 9961-9964. DOI: 10.1002/anie.201604508

P. Cao, O. Khorev, A. Devaux, L. Sägesser, A. Kunzmann, A. Ecker, R. Häner, D. Brühwiler, G. Calzaferri, P. Belser

Supramolecular Organization of Dye Molecules in Zeolite L Channels: Synthesis, Properties and Use in Luminescent Solar Concentrators

Chem. Eur. J. 2016, 22, 4046-4060. DOI: 10.1002/chem.201504404

Y. Vyborna, M. Vybornyi, R. Häner

From Ribbons to Networks: Hierarchical Organization of DNA-Grafted Supramolecular Polymers

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2015, 137, 14051-14054. DOI: 10.1021/jacs.5b09889


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M. Vybornyi, Y. Bur-Cecilio Hechevarria, M. Glauser, A. Rudnev, R. Häner

Tubes or sheets: divergent aggregation pathways of an amphiphilic 2,7-substituted pyrene trimer

Chem. Commun. 2015, 51, 16191-16193. DOI: 10.1039/C3CC47490A

N. Micali, M. Vybornyi, P. Mineo, O. Khorev, R. Häner, V. Villari

Hydrodynamic and Thermophoretic Effects on the Supramolecular Chirality of Pyrene-Derived Nanosheets

Chem. Eur. J. 2015, 21, 9505-9513. DOI: 10.1002/chem.201500932

Y. Vyborna, M. Vybornyi, A. Rudnev, R. Häner

DNA-Grafted Supramolecular Polymers – Helical Ribbon Structures Formed by Self-Assembly of Pyrene-DNA Chimeric Oligomers

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2015, 54, 7934-7938. DOI: 10.1002/anie.201502066

M. Vybornyi, A. Rudnev, R. Häner

Assembly of extra-large nano-sheets by supramolecular polymerization of amphiphilic pyrene oligomers in aqueous solution

Chem. Mater. 2015, 27, 1426-1431. DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemmater.5b00047

C. Winiger, S.M. Langenegger, G. Calzaferri, R. Häner

Formation of Two Homo-chromophoric H-Aggregates in DNA-Assembled Alternating Dye Stacks

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2015, 54, 3643-3647. DOI: 10.1002/anie.201410041 

C.B. Winiger, S. Li, G.R. Kumar, S.M. Langenegger, R. Häner

Long Distance EET in Light-Harvesting Supramolecular Polymers

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2014, 53, 13609-13613. DOI: 10.1002/anie.201407968

M. Vybornyi, A.L. Nussbaumer, S.M. Langenegger, R. Häner

Assembling Multiporphyrin Stacks Inside the DNA Double Helix

Bioconjugate Chem. 2014, 25, 1785-1793. DOI: 10.1021/bc500297e 

C. Winiger, S.M. Langenegger, O. Khorev, R. Häner

Influence of perylenediimide-pyrene supramolecular interactions on the stability of DNA-based hybrids: Importance of electrostatic complementarity

Beilstein J. Org. Chem. 2014, 10, 1589-1595. DOI: 10.3762/bjoc.10.164

O. Khorev, C. Bösch, M. Probst, R. Häner

Observation of the Rare Chrysene Excimer

Chem. Sci. 2014, 5, 1506-1512. DOI: 10.1039/C3SC53316F

. Probst, S. M. Langenegger, R. Häner

A modular LHC built on the DNA three-way junction

Chem. Commun. 2014, 50, 159-161. DOI: 10.1039/C3CC47490A

A. Devaux, G. Ca
lzaferri, I. Miletto, P. Cao, P. Belser, D. Brühwiler, O. Khorev, R. Häner, A. Kunzmann

Self-Absorption and Luminescence Quantum Yields of Dye-Zeolite L Composites

J. Phys. Chem. C 2013, 117, 23034–23047. DOI: 10.1021/jp408556g

M. Vybornyi, A.V. Rudnev, S.M. Langenegger
, T. Wandlowski, G. Calzaferri, R. Häner

Formation of Two-Dimensional Supramolecular Polymers by Amphiphilic Pyrene Oligomers

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2013, 52, 11488–11493.DOI: 10.1002/anie.201307029

S. Li, S.M. Langenegger, R. Häner

Control of aggregation-induced emission by DNA hybridization

Chem. Commun. 2013, 49, 5835-5837. DOI: 10.1039/C3CC42706D


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L.I. Markova, V.L. Malinovskii, L.D. Patsenker, R. Häner

J- vs. H-type assembly: pentamethine cyanine (Cy5) as near-IR chiroptical reporter

Chem. Commun. 2013, 49, 5298-5300. DOI: 10.1039/C3CC42103A  

T. Koch, A. Peutzfeldt, V.L. Malinovskii, S. Flury, R. Häner, A. Lussi

Temporary Zinc Oxide-Eugenol Cement: Eugenol Quantity in Dentin and Bond Strength of Resin Composite

Eur. J. Oral Sci. 2013, 121, 363–369. DOI: 10.1111/eos.12053

F. Simona, A.L. Nussbaumer, R. Häner, M. Cascella
Supramolecular Organization of Heptapyrenotide Oligomers - an in Depth Investigation by Molecular Dynamics Simulations
J. Phys. Chem.
B 2013, 117, 2576-2585. DOI: 10.1021/jp310320f

L.I. Markova, V.L. Malinovskii, L.D. Patsenker, R. Häner
Synthesis and Properties of Squaraine-Modified DNA
Org. Biomol. Chem. 2012, 10, 8944-8947
. DOI: 10.1039/C2OB26787J

F. Garo, R. Häner
Influence of a GC base pair on excitation energy transfer in DNA-assembled phenanthrene π-stacks
Bioconjugate Chem. 2012, 23, 2105-2113
. DOI: 10.1021/bc300302v

S. M. Biner, R. Häner
DNA Triplex-Mediated Assembly of Polyaromatic Chromophores
Chem. Biodiv. 2012, 9 (11), 2485–2493
. DOI: 10.1002/cbdv.201200276

O.O. Adeyemi, V.L. Malinovskii, S.M. Biner, G. Calzaferri, R. Häner
Photon Harvesting by Excimer-Forming Multichromophores
Chem. Comm. 2012, 48, 9589-9591
. DOI: 10.1039/C2CC34183B

A.V. Rudnev, V.L. Malinovskii, A.L. Nussbaumer, A. Mishchenko, R. Häner, T. Wandlowski
Cooperative and Non-Cooperative Assembly of Oligopyrenotides Resolved by Atomic Force Microscopy
Macromol. 2012, 45, 5986–5992
. DOI: 10.1021/ma3007619

A.L. Nussbaumer, F. Samain, V.L. Malinovskii, R. Häner
Supramolecular polymerization of oligopyrenotides - stereochemical control by single, natural nucleotides
Org. Biomol. Chem. 2012, 10, 4891 - 4898. DOI: 10.1039/C2OB25320H

V.L. Malinovskii, A.L. Nussbaumer, R. Häner
Oligopyrenotides: Chiral Nanoscale Templates for Chromophore Assembly
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2012, 51, 4905-4908. DOI:10.1002/anie.201201352

F. Garo, R. Häner
2,1,3-Benzothiadiazole-Modified DNA
Eur. J. Org. Chem.
2012, 14, 2801-2808. DOI: 10.1002/ejoc.201200231


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F. Garo, R. Häner
A DNA-Based Light Harvesting Antenna
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed.
2012, 51, 916-919. DOI: 10.1002/ange.201103295

M. Probst, D. Wenger, S.M. Biner, R. Häner
The DNA three-way junction as a mould for tripartite chromophore assembly
Org. Biomol. Chem.
2012, 10, 755–759. DOI:10.1039/C1OB06400B


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S.M. Biner, R. Häner
A two-color, self-controlled molecular beacon
2011, 12, 2733–2736. DOI: 10.1002/cbic.201100651

A.L. Nussbaumer, D. Studer, V.L. Malinovskii, R. Häner
Amplification of Chirality by Supramolecular Polymerization of Pyrene Oligomers
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed.
2011, 24, 5490-5494. DOI: 10.1002/anie.201100677

S.M. Biner, D. Kummer, V.L. Malinovskii, R. Häner

Signal Control by Self-Assembly of Fluorophores in a Molecular Beacon - A Model Study.

Org. Biomol. Chem. 2011, 9, 2628-2633. DOI: 10.1039/C0OB01132K


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D. Wenger, V.L. Malinovskii, R. Häner
Modulation of Chiroptical Properties by DNA-guided Assembly of Fluorenes
Chem. Commun
. 2011, 47, 3168-3170. DOI: 10.1039/C0CC05125J

G. Calzaferri, D. Brühwiler, T. Meng, L.-Q. Dieu, V.L. Malinovskii, R. Häner
Surprising Properties of a Furo-Furanone
Chem. Eur. J. 2010, 16, 11289-11299. DOI: 10.1002/chem.201000728

R. Häner, F. Garo, D. Wenger, V.L. Malinovskii
Oligopyrenotides – Abiotic, Polyanionic Oligomers with Nucleic Acid-Like Structural Properties
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2010, 132 (21), 7466–7471. DOI: 10.1021/ja102042p

C.-H. Huang, A. Parish, F. Samain, F. Garo, R. Häner, J. R. Morrow

Binding of Europium(III) to a Non-nucleosidic Phenanthroline Linker in DNA

Bioconjugate Chem. 2010, 21, 476-482. DOI: 10.1021/bc900386w

R. Häner
Nucleic Acids – Genes, Drugs, Molecular Lego and More
Chimia 2010, 64, 14-16. DOI: 10.2533/chimia.2010.14

R. Häner, S.M. Biner, S.M. Langenegger, T. Meng, V.L. Malinovskii
A highly sensitive, excimer-controlled molecular beacon
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2010, 49, 1227-1230. DOI: 10.1002/anie.200905829

V.L. Malinovskii, D. Wenger, R. Häner
Nucleic acid-guided assembly of aromatic chromophores
Chem. Soc. Rev. 2010, 39, 410-422. DOI: 10.1039/B910030J

S.-n. Uno, C. Dohno, H. Bittermann, V.L. Malinovskii, R. Häner, K. Nakatani
A Light-Driven, Supramolecular Optical Switch
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2009, 48, 7362-7365. DOI: 10.1002/anie.200903251

V.A. Galievsky, V.L. Malinovskii, A.S. Stasheuski, F. Samain, K.A. Zachariasse, R. Häner, V.S. Chirvony
Photophysical characterization of oligopyrene modules for DNA-based nanosystems
Photochem. Photobiol. Sci. 2009, 8, 1448-1454. DOI: 10.1039/B9PP00016J

T. Meng, C.A. Fuhrer, R. Häner
Synthesis of Furo[3,4-c]furanones via DDQ Treatment of Furo[3,4-c]-pyranone Derivatives
SynLett 2009, 1951-1954. DOI: 10.1055/s-0029-1217525

R. Häner, F. Samain, V.L. Malinovskii
DNA-Assisted Self-Assembly of Pyrene Foldamers
Chem. Eur. J. 2009, 15, 5701-5708. DOI: 10.1002/chem.200900369

H. Bittermann, D. Siegemund, V.L. Malinovskii, R. Häner
Dialkynylpyrenes: strongly fluorescent, environment-sensitive DNA building blocks
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2008, 130, 15285-15287. DOI: 10.1021/ja806747h

N. Bouquin, V.L. Malinovskii, X. Guégano, S.-X Liu, S. Decurtins, R. Häner
TTF-Modified DNA
Chem. Eur. J. 2008, 14, 5732-5736. DOI: 10.1002/chem.200800505

S. Werder, V.L. Malinovskii, R. Häner
Triazolylpyrenes: Synthesis, Fluorescence Properties and Incorporation into DNA
Org. Lett. 2008, 10, 2011-2014. DOI: 10.1021/ol8006474

N. Bouquin, V.L. Malinovskii, R. Häner

Highly efficient quenching of excimer fluorescence by perylene diimide in DNA

Chem. Commun. 2008, 1974-1976. DOI: 10.1039/B802193G
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N. Bouquin, V.L. Malinovskii, R. Häner

Anthraquinones as Artificial DNA Building Block

Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2008, 2213-2219 DOI: 10.1002/ejoc.200800080

F. Samain, V.L. Malinovskii, S.M. Langenegger, R. Häner
Spectroscopic Properties of Pyrene-Containing DNA Mimics
Bioorg. Med. Chem. 2008, 16, 27-33. DOI: 10.1016/j.bmc.2007.04.052

V.L. Malinovskii, H. Bittermann, R. Häner
Self-Organization of Polyaromatic Compounds within DNA
Nucleic Acids Symposium Series 2007, 51, 31-32.

V. Looser, S.M. Langenegger, R. Häner, J. S. Hartig
Pyrene Modification Leads to Increased Catalytic Activity in Minimal Hammerhead Ribozymes
Chem. Commun. 2007, 4357-4359. DOI: 10.1039/B711170C

I. Trkulja, R. Häner
Monomeric and Heterodimeric Triple Helical DNA Mimics
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2007, 129, 7982-7989. DOI: 10.1021/ja0715501

V.L. Malinovskii, F. Samain, R. Häner
Helical arrangement of interstrand stacked pyrenes in a DNA framework
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2007, 46, 4464-4467. DOI: 10.1002/anie.200790108

G. Bianké, R. Häner
Hairpin Mimics Containing Phenanthroline- and Bipyridine-Derived Linkers
Nucleosides, Nucleotides & Nucleic Acids 2007, 26, 949-952.

R. Messer, C.A. Fuhrer, R. Häner
Transformation of D-(-)-Ribose into a Natural Product-Like Scaffold via a Lewis Acid
Catalyzed Intramolecular Hetero-Diels-Alder Reaction

Nucleosides, Nucleotides & Nucleic Acids 2007, 26, 701-704.

I. Trkulja, A. Stutz, R. Häner
A Phenanthrene Modified RNA Hairpin
Nucleosides, Nucleotides & Nucleic Acids 2007, 26, 879-882.

S.M. Langenegger, V.L. Malinovskii, D. Wenger, S. Werder, R. Häner
DNA Containing Non-Nucleosidic Phenanthrene Building Blocks with Asymmetrical Linkers
Nucleosides, Nucleotides & Nucleic Acids 2007, 26, 901-903.

I. Trkulja, R. Häner
Triple Helix Mediated Excimer and Exciplex Formation
Bioconjugate Chemistry 2007, 18, 289-292. DOI: 10.1021/bc0603283

C.A. Fuhrer, E. Grüter, S. Ruetz and R. Häner
Cis-Stilbene Derived Furopyranones Show Potent Antiproliferative Activity by Inducing G2/M Arrest
ChemMedChem 2007, 2, 441-444. DOI: 10.1002/cmdc.200600284

I. Trkulja, S.M. Biner, S.M. Langenegger and R. Häner
A Molecular Probe for the Detection of Homopurine Sequences
ChemBioChem 2007, 8, 25-27. DOI: 10.1002/cbic.200600378