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72. Kristin Glotzbach, Nils Stamm, Ralf Weberskirch, and Andreas Faissner,
Cationic Hydrogels Modulate Neural Stem and Progenitor Cell Proliferation and Differentiation Behavior in Dependence of Cationic Moiety Concentration in 2D Cell Culture,
ACS Biomaterials Sci. Eng., 2024, in press.


71. Yannik Olszowy, Janick Wesselmann, Shenja Fabienne Over, Florian Pätzold and Ralf Weberskirch,
Synthesis of redox-responsive core–shell nanoparticles: insights into core-crosslinking efficiency,
Polym. Chem., 2023, 14, 3761–3774.

70. Max Jopen, Michael Paulus, Christian Sternemann, Patrick Degen and Ralf Weberskirch,
Comparative Studies on the Organogel Formation of a Polyester in Three Different Base Oils by X-ray Analysis, Rheology and Infrared Spectroscopy,
Gels 2023, 9, 696.


69. Max Jopen, Patrick Degen, Stephan Henzler, Bastian Grabe, Wolf Hiller and Ralf Weberskirch,
Polyurea Thickened Lubricating Grease—The Effect of Degree of Polymerization on Rheological and Tribological Properties,
Polymers 2022, 14, 795.

68. Florian Pätzold, Nils Stamm, Dominic Kamps, Maria Specht, Patrick Bolduan, Leif Dehmelt, and Ralf Weberskirch,
Synthesis and Characterization of Cationic Hydrogels from Thiolated Copolymers for Independent Manipulation of Mechanical and Chemical Properties of Cell Substrates,
Macromol. Biosci. 2022, 2100453.

67. Anne-Larissa Kampmann, Wolf Hiller, and Ralf Weberskirch,
Efficient Synthesis of Macromolecular DO3A@Gn Derivatives for Potential Application in MRI Diagnostics: From Polymer Conjugates to Polymer Nanoparticles,
Macromol. Chem. Phys. 2022, 2200211.

66. Irene Pretzer, David Bushiri, and Ralf Weberskirch,
Biotin-Functionalized Block Catiomers as an Active Targeting Approach in Gene Delivery,
Macromol. Mater. Eng. 2022, 2200627.

65. Seyedmohammad Vafaei, Max Jopen, Georg Jacobs, Florian König, Ralf Weberskirch,
Synthesis and tribological behavior of bio-based lubrication greases with bio-based polyester thickener systems,
Journal of Cleaner Production 364 (2022) 132659.

64. Nils Stamm, Kristin Glotzbach, Andreas Faissner, Ralf Weberskirch,
Concentration Dependent Effect of Quaternary Amines on the Adhesion of U251-MG Cells,
Gels 2022, 8, 827.

63. Hanne Petersen, Monika Ballmann, Norbert Krause, and Ralf Weberskirch,
Gold(I) NHC Catalysts Immobilized to Amphiphilic Block Copolymers: A Versatile Approach to Micellar Gold Catalysis in Water,
ChemCatChem 2022, e202200727


62. Seyedmohammad Vafaei, Dennis Fischer, Max Jopen, Georg Jacobs, Florian König and Ralf Weberskirch,
Investigation of Tribological Behavior of Lubricating Greases Composed of Different Bio-Based Polymer Thickeners,
Lubricants 2021, 9, 80.

61. Mateja Klika Škopić, Christian Gramse, Rosario Oliva, Sabrina Pospich, Laura Neukirch, Magiliny Manisegaran, Stefan Raunser, Roland Winter, Ralf Weberskirch, Andreas Brunschweiger,
Towards DNA-Encoded Micellar Chemistry: DNA-Micelle Association and Environment Sensitivity of Catalysis,
Chem. Eur. J. 2021, 27, 1–11.

60. Chen Chen, Nicole Janoszka, Chin Ken Wong, Christian Gramse, Ralf Weberskirch, and Andre H. Grçschel,
Scalable and Recyclable All-Organic Colloidal Cascade Catalysts,
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2021, 60, 237 –241.


59. Jens Bobers, Mateja Klika Škopić, Robin Dinter, Piriyanth Sakthithasan, Laura Neukirch, Christian Gramse, Ralf Weberskirch, Andreas Brunschweiger, and Norbert Kockmann,
Design of an Automated Reagent-Dispensing System for Reaction Screening and Validation with DNA-Tagged Substrates;
ACS Comb. Sci. 2020, 22, 101−108.


58. M. Klika Škopić, K. Götte, C. Gramse, M. Dieter, S. Pospich, S. Raunser, R. Weberskirch, A. Brunschweiger,
Micellar Brønsted Acid Mediated Synthesis of DNA-Tagged Heterocycles,
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2019, 141, 26, 10546-10555.

57. M. Jarocki, O. Sallouh, R. Weberskirch, A. Faissner,
The Tenascin-C-Derived Peptide VSWRAPTA Promotes Neuronal Branching Via Transcellular Activation of the Focal Adhesion Kinase (FAK) and the ERK1/2 Signaling Pathway In Vitro,
Molecular Neurobiology 2019, 56, 632–647.


56. S. Berke, A.-L. Kampmann, M. Wuest, J. J. Bailey, B. Glowacki, F. Wuest,  K. Jurkschat, R.Weberskirch, R.Schirrmacher,
18F-Radiolabeling and In Vivo Analysis of SiFA-derivatized Polymeric Core-Shell Nanoparticles,
Bioconjugate Chem. 2018, 29, 89-95.


55. H. Sand, R. Weberskirch,
Chemoenzymatic one-pot reaction of noncompatible catalysts: combining enzymatic ester hydrolysis with Cu(I)/bipyridine catalyzed oxidation in aqueous medium.
RSC Adv. 2017, 7, 33614-33626.

54. H. Sand, R. Weberskirch,
Bipyridine Copper functionalized Polymer Resins as Support Materials for the Aerobic Oxidation of Alcohols,
Polym. Int. 2017, 66, 428–435

53. M. Sallouh, M. Jarocki, O. Sallouh, P. Degen, A. Faissner, R. Weberskirch,
The Synergistic Effect of Cationic Moieties and GRGDSF-Peptides in Hydrogels on Neural Stem Cell Behavior,
Macromol. Biosci. 2017, 17, 1600178.


52. A.-L. Kampmann, T. Grabe, C. Jaworski, R. Weberskirch,
Synthesis of Well-Defined Core-Shell Nanoparticles based on Bifunctional Poly(2-oxazoline) Macromonomer Surfactants and a Microemulsion Polymerization, Process,
RSC Adv. 2016, 6, 99752–99763.

51. G. Bissadi, R. Weberskirch,
Formation of polyoxazoline-silica nanoparticles via the surface-initiated cationic polymerization of 2-methyl-2-oxazoline,
Polym. Chem. 2016, 7, 5157-5168.

50. A.-L. Kampmann, M. Luksin, I. Pretzer, R. Weberskirch,
Formation of Well-Defined Polymer Particles in the Sub-100 nm Size Range by Using Amphiphilic Block Copolymer Surfactants and a Microemulsion Approach,
Macromol. Chem. Phys. 2016, 217, 1704−1711.

49. L. Lempke, A. Ernst , R. Weberskirch, N. Krause,
Sustainable Micellar Gold Catalysis – Poly(2-oxazolines) as Versatile Amphiphiles,
Adv. Synth. Catal. 2016, 358, 1491 –1499.

48. G. Bissadi, R. Weberskirch,
Efficient synthesis of polyoxazoline-silica hybrid nanoparticles by using the “grafting-onto” approach,
Polym. Chem. 2016, 7, 1271-1279.

47. O. Sallouh, R. Weberskirch,
Facile formation of hydrogels by using functional precursor polymers and the chemoselective Staudinger coupling,
Polymer 2016, 86, 189-196.


46. W. Hiller, N. Engelhardt, Anne-Larissa Kampmann, P. Degen R. Weberskirch,
Micellization and Mobility of amphiphilic Poly(2-oxazoline) based Block Copolymers characterized by 1H NMR Spectroscopy,
Macromolecules 2015, 48, 4032−4045.

45. N. Brösicke, M. Sallouh, L. M. Prior, R. Weberskirch, A. Faissner,
Extracellular matrix glycoprotein-derived synthetic peptides differentially modulate glioma and sarcoma cell migration,
Cell Mol. Neurobiol. 2015, 35(5), 741-753.

44. H. Sand, R. Weberskirch,
Bipyridine-functionalized amphiphilic block copolymers as support materials for the aerobic oxidation of primary alcohols in aqueous media,
RSC Adv. 2015, 5, 38235-38242.

43. M. Sallouh, P. Degen, W. Hiller, R. Weberskirch,
1H HR-MAS NMR spectroscopy as a simple tool to characterize peptide - Functionalized hydrogels as a function of cross linker density,
Polymer 2015, 56, 141-146.


42. S. Bode, M. Enke, H. Görls, S. Hoeppener, M. D. Hager, R. Weberskirch, U. S. Schubert,
Blocked isocyanates: An Efficient Tool For The Post-Polymerization Functionalization Of RAFT-Polymers,
Polymer Chem. 2014, 5(7), 2574-2582.

41. N. Greving, H. Keul, M. Millaruelo, R. Weberskirch, M. Möller,
Synthesis of α,ω-Isocyanate Telechelic Poly(methyl methacrylate) Soft Segmenets With Activated Ester Side Functionalities And Their Use For Polyurethane Synthesis,
Polymer Int. 2014, 63(1), 114–126.


40. N. Engelhardt, A. Ernst, L. Kampmann, R. Weberskirch,
Synthesis and Characterization of Surface Functional Polymer Nanoparticles by a Bottom-Up Approach from Tailor-made Amphiphilic Blockcopolymers,
Macromol. Chem. Phys. 2013, 214(24), 2783-2791.

39. N. Zammarelli, M. Luksin, H. Raschke, R. Hergenröder, R. Weberskirch,
“Grafting-from” Polymerization of PMMA from Stainless Steel Surfaces by a RAFT-Mediated Polymerization Process,
Langmuir 2013, 29, 12834-12843.

38. N. Greving, H. Keul, M. Millaruelo, R. Weberskirch, M. Möller,
Synthesis of α,ω-isocyanate telechelic poly(methyl methacrylate)-co-allyl methacrylate) soft segmenets,
Eur. Polym. J. 2013, 49(1), 235-246.

2010 - 2012

37. N. Greving, H. Keul, M. Millaruelo, R. Weberskirch, M. Möller,
Synthesis of α,ω-Isocyanate Telechelic Poly(methyl methacrylate),
Macromol. Chem. Phys. 2012, 231(14), 1465-1474.

36. C. Korupp, R. Weberskirch, J. J. Müller,  A. Liese, L. Hilterhaus,
Scaleup of Lipase-Catalyzed Polyester Synthesis,
Org. Process Res. Dev. 2010, 14(5), 1118-1124.


35. F. Fernández-Trillo, J.C. M. van Hest, J.C. Thies, T. Michon, R. Weberskirch N. R. Cameron
Reversible Immobilization on PEG-based Emulsion-templated Porous Polymers by co-assembly of Stimuli Responsive Polymers,
Adv. Mat. 2009, 21, 55-59.


34. D. Kaufmann, A. Fiedler, A. Junger, J. Auernheimer, H. Kessler, R. Weberskirch,
Chemical Conjugation of Linear and Cyclic RGD Moieties to a Recombinant Elastin-Mimetic Polypeptide – A Versatile Approach towards Bioactive Protein Hydrogels 
Macromolecular Bioscience  2008, 8(6),  577-588.

33. F. Fernández-Trillo, J.C. M. van Hest, J.C. Thies, T. Michon, R. Weberskirch and N. R. Cameron
On the cooperativity of the LCST behaviour of elastin-based side chain polymers: fine-tuning of a thermoresponsive polymer
Chem. Commun. 2008, (19),  2230-2232.

32. B. Gall, M. Bortenschlager, O. Nuyken, R. Weberskirch,
Cascade Reactions in Polymeric Nanoreactors: Mono (Rh)- and Bimetallic (Rh/Ir) Micellar Catalysis in the Hydroaminomethylation of 1-Octene
Macromol. Chem. Phys. 2008, 209(11),1152-1159.  


31. M. Bortenschlager, N. Schöllhorn, A. Wittmann, R. Weberskirch,
Triphenylphosphane-Functionalized Amphiphilic Copolymers: Tailor-Made Support Materials for the Efficient and Selective Aqueous Two-Phase Hydroformylation of 1-Octene,
Chem. Eur. J. 2007, 13, 520-528.

30. N. Carette, H. Engelkamp, E. Akpa, S. J. Pierre, N. R. Cameron, P. C. M. Christianen, J. C. Maan, J. C. Thies, R. Weberskirch, A. E. Rowan, R. J. M. Nolte, T. Michon, J. C. M. Van Hest
A Virus-based biocatalyst
Nature Nanotechnology 2007, 2, 226-229.

29. F. Fernández-Trillo, A. Dureault, J. P. M. Bayley, J. C. M. van Hest, J. C. Thiesc, T. Michon, R. Weberskirch and N. R. Cameron
Elastin-Based Side-Chain Polymers: Improved Synthesis via RAFT and Stimulus Responsive Behavior.  
Macromolecules 2007, 40, 6094-6099.


28. J. Thies, S. J. Pierre, A. Dureault, N. R. Cameron, J. C. M. van Hest, N. Carette, T. Michon, R. Weberskirch,
Covalent enzyme immobilization onto photopolymerized highly porous monoliths (polyHIPEs),
Adv. Mat. 2006, 18, 1822-26.

27. D. Kaufmann, R. Weberskirch,
Efficient Synthesis of Protein-Drug Conjugates using a Functionalizable Recombinant Elastin-Mimetic Polypeptide,
Macromol. Bioscience 2006, 6, 952-958.

26. B. Roßbach, K. Leopold, R. Weberskirch,
Self-Assembled Nanoreactors as Highly Active Catalysts in the Hydrolytic Kinetic Resolution (HKR) of Epoxides in Water,
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2006, 45, 1309-1312.


25. D. Schönfelder, O. Nuyken, R. Weberskirch,
Heck and Suzuki Coupling Reactions in Water using Poly(2-oxazoline)s Functionalized with Palladium Carbene Complexes as Soluble, Amphiphilic Polymer Supports,
J. Organomet. Chem. 2005, 690, 4648-4655.

24. M. Bortenschlager, J. Schütz, D. von Preysing, O. Nuyken, W. A. Herrmann, R. Weberskirch,
Rhodium-NHC-complexes as potent catalysts in the hydroformylation of 1-octene,
J. Organomet. Chem. 2005, 690, 6233-6237.

23. D. Schönfelder, O. Nuyken, R. Weberskirch,
Effect of Macroligand Structure on the Catalytic Performance in a Micellar Catalytic Variant of the Heck Reaction,
Designed Monomers and Polymers 2005, 8, 117-134.

22. D. Schönfelder, K. Fischer, M. Schmidt, O. Nuyken, R. Weberskirch,
Poly(2-oxazoline)s Functionalized with Palladium Carbene Complexes: Soluble, Amphiphilic Polymer Supports for C-C Coupling Reactions in Water,
Macromolecules 2005, 38, 254-262.  

21. A. Junger, D. Kaufmann, T. Scheibel, R. Weberskirch,
Biosynthesis of an Elastin-Mimetic-Protein with two different chemical functional Groups within the repetitive Elastin Fragment,
Macromol. Bioscience 2005, 6, 494-501.

20. S. Kubowicz, A. F. Thünemann, R. Weberskirch, H. Möhwald,
Cylindrical Micelles of ?-Fluorocarbon-?-Hydrocarbon End-Capped Poly(N-acylethylene imine)s,
Langmuir 2005, 21, 7214-7219.  

19. O. Nuyken, E. Bacher, M. Rojahn, V. Wiederhirn, R.  Weberskirch, K. Meerholz,
Polymers for organic light emitting devices/diodes (OLEDs),
Plastics Engineering (New York, NY, United States), 
70 (Handbook of Polymer
Synthesis (2nd Edition), 811-839 (2005).  


18. O. Nuyken, R. Weberskirch, M. Bortenschlager, D. Schönfelder,
From ABC-Triblock Copolymers to Micellar Catalysis,
Macromol. Symp. 2004, 215, 215-229.

17. J. O. Krause, D. Wang, U. Anders, R. Weberskirch, M. T. Zarka, O. Nuyken, C. Jäger, D. Haarer, M. R. Buchmeiser
Stereoselective Cyclopolymerization of Diynes: Smart Materials for Electronics and Sensors,
Macromol. Symp. 2004, 217, 179-190.

16. M. T. Zarka, M. Bortenschlager, K. Wurst, O. Nuyken, R. Weberskirch,
Immobilization of a Rhodium Carbene Complex to an Amphiphilic Block Copolymer for the Efficient Hydrofromylation of 1-Octene under Aqueous Two-Phase Conditions,
Organometallics 2004, 23, 4817-4820.

15. T. Kotre, O. Nuyken, R. Weberskirch,
Direct and Reverse ATRP of MMA in Aqueous Dispersed Medium in the Presence of an Biypridine functionalized Blockcopolymer Support,
Macromol. Chem. Phys. 2004, 205, 1187-1196.

14. T. Kotre, M. T. Zarka, J. O. Krause, M. R. Buchmeiser, R. Weberskirch, O. Nuyken,
Design and Application of Amphiphilic Polymeric Supports for Micellar Catalysis,
Macromol. Symp. 2004, 217, 203-214.

13. M. T. Zarka, O. Nuyken, R. Weberskirch,
Polymer-Bound, amphiphilic Hoveyda-Grubbs Type Catalyst for Ring-Closing Metathesis in Water,
Macronmol. Rapid Commun. 2004, 25, 858-862.


12. J. O. Krause, M. T. Zarka, U. Anders, R. Weberskirch, O. Nuyken, M. R. Buchmeiser,
Simple Synthesis of Poly(acetylene) Latex Particles in Aqueous Media,
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2003, 42, 5965-5069.

11. M. T. Zarka, O. Nuyken, R. Weberskirch,
Amphiphilic Polymer Supports for the Asymmetric Hydrogenation of Amino Acid Precursors in Water,
Chem. Eur. J. 2003, 9, 3228-3234.

10. O. Nuyken, R. Weberskirch, T. Kotre, D. Schönfelder, A. Wörndle,
Polymers for Micellar Catalysis’ in Polymeric Materials in Organic Chemistry and Catalysis,
Wiley-VCH, Weinheim, 2003.


9. T. Kotre, O. Nuyken, R. Weberskirch,
ATRP of MMA in Aqueous Solution in the Presence of an Amphiphilic Polymeric Macroligand,
Macromol. Rapid Commun. 2002, 23, 871-876.

8. O. Nuyken, P. Persigehl, R. Weberskirch,
Amphiphilic Poly(oxazolines) Synthesis and Application for Micellar Catalysis,
Macromol. Symp. 2002, 177, 163-173.


7. K. L. Kiick, R. Weberskirch, D. A. Tirrell,
Identification of an expended set of translationally active methionine analogues in Escherichia coli,
FEBS Lett. 2001, 502, 25-30.

1995 - 2000

6. R. Weberskirch, O. Nuyken,
Amphiphilic Polymers for Micellar Networks, Eds. Y. Yagci, M.K. Mishra, O. Nuyken, K. Ito, G. Wnek  in
"Tailored Polymers & Applications", VSP Utrecht 2000, p.1-14.

5. R. Weberskirch, J. Preuschen, H. W. Spiess, O. Nuyken,
Design and Synthesis of a Two-Compartment Micellar System based on the Self-association Behavior of Poly(N-acylethyleneimine) end-capped with a fluorocarbon and a hydrocarbon chain,
Macromol. Chem. Phys. 2000, 201, 995-1007.

4. R. Weberskirch, O. Nuyken,
Synthesis and Characterization of Water-Soluble Block Copolymers with an End-Tagged Naphthalene Probe,
J. Polym. Sci.- Pure App. Chem. 1999, A36, 843-857.

3. R. Weberskirch, R. Hettich, D. Schmaljohann, B. Voit, O. Nuyken,
Synthesis of new amphiphilic star polymers derived from a hyperbranched macroinitiator by the cationic ‘grafting from´ method,
Macromol. Chem. Phys. 1999, 200, 863-873.

2. P. Kuhn, R. Weberskirch, O. Nuyken, G. Cevic,
Synthesis of Segmentally deuterated  Poly(acyliminothylene)-Lipopolymers, Material for Neutron Scattering and NMR Studies,
Designed Monomers and Polymers 1998, 1, 327-346.

1. .F. J. B. Kremer, H. Ringsdorf, A. Schuster, M. Seitz, R. Weberskirch,
Detection of phase transitions in thin films with the quartz crystal microbalance,
Thin Solid Films 1996, 285, 436-438.