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2020

Biocatalytically initiated precipitation atom transfer radical polymerization (ATRP) as a quantitative method for hemoglobin detection in biological fluids

Pollard, J., Rifaie-Graham, O., Raccio, S., Davey, A., Balog, S. & Bruns, N., 7 Jan 2020, In : Analytical Chemistry. 92, 1, p. 1162-1170 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Citations (Scopus)

Self-healing metallo-supramolecular amphiphilic polymer conetworks

Mugemana, C., Grysan, P., Dieden, R., Ruch, D., Bruns, N. & Dubois, P., 29 Feb 2020, In : Macromolecular Chemistry and Physics. 221, 4, 6 p., 1900432.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Tuning the properties of a UV-polymerized, cross-linked solid polymer electrolyte for lithium batteries

Sutton, P., Airoldi, M., Porcarelli, L., Olmedo-Martínez, J. L., Mugemana, C., Bruns, N., Mecerreyes, D., Steiner, U. & Gunkel, I., 5 Mar 2020, In : Polymers. 12, 3, 16 p., 595.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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1 Citation (Scopus)

Virtual special issue "Biomimetic Polymers"

Bruns, N. & Scheibel, T., 5 Jan 2020, In : European Polymer Journal. 122, 2 p., 109370.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

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2019

Biocatalytic ATRP in solution and on surfaces

Rodriguez, K. J., Pellizzoni, M. M., Divandari, M., Benetti, E. M. & Bruns, N., 15 Oct 2019, Methods in Enzymology. Bruns, N. & Loos, K. (eds.). Cambridge, MA: Academic Press Inc., Vol. 627. p. 263-290 28 p. (Methods in Enzymology; vol. 627).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Bio-inspired polymersome nanoreactors

Rifaie-Graham, O., Apebende, E. A. & Bruns, N., 1 Feb 2019, In : CHIMIA. 73, 1-2, p. 21-24 4 p.

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Chlorophyll derivatives as catalysts and comonomers for atom transfer radical polymerizations

Gajewska, B., Raccio, S., Rodriguez, K. J. & Bruns, N., 7 Jan 2019, In : Polymer Chemistry. 10, 1, p. 125-135 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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2 Citations (Scopus)

Enzymatic Polymerizations, Volume 627

Bruns, N. (ed.) & Loos, K. (ed.), 15 Oct 2019, 1st ed. Cambridge, MA, United States: Academic Press Inc. 380 p. (Methods in Enzymology; vol. 627)

Research output: Book/ReportBook

Enzyme-initiated free radical polymerizations of vinyl monomers using horseradish peroxidase

Rodriguez, K. J., Pellizzoni, M. M., Chadwick, R. J., Guo, C. & Bruns, N., 15 Oct 2019, Methods in Enzymology. Bruns, N. & Loos, K. (eds.). Cambridge, MA: Academic Press Inc., Vol. 627. p. 249-262 14 p. (Methods in Enzymology; vol. 627).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Hemozoin-catalyzed precipitation polymerization as an assay for malaria diagnosis

Rifaie-Graham, O., Pollard, J., Raccio, S., Balog, S., Rusch, S., Hernández-Castañeda, M. A., Mantel, P. Y., Beck, H. P. & Bruns, N., 25 Mar 2019, In : Nature Communications. 10, 1, 8 p., 1369.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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5 Citations (Scopus)
9 Downloads (Pure)

Light-responsive block copolymers with a spiropyran located at the block junction

Apebende, E. A., Dubois, L. & Bruns, N., 31 Oct 2019, In : European Polymer Journal. 119, p. 83-93 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Citations (Scopus)

Preface

Bruns, N. & Loos, K., 15 Oct 2019, Methods in Enzymology: Enzymatic Polymerizations. Bruns, N. & Loos, K. (eds.). Cambridge, MA: Academic Press Inc., Vol. 627. p. xv-xix 5 p. (Methods in Enzymology; vol. 627).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingForeword/postscript

Pyranine-modified amphiphilic polymer conetworks as fluorescent ratiometric pH sensors

Ulrich, S., Osypova, A., Panzarasa, G., Rossi, R. M., Bruns, N. & Boesel, L. F., 1 Nov 2019, In : Macromolecular Rapid Communications. 40, 21, 6 p., 1900360.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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2018

Biocatalytic ATRP

Pollard, J. & Bruns, N., 1 Jan 2018, Reversible Deactivation Radical Polymerization: Mechanisms and Synthetic Methodologies. Tsarevsky, N. V., Gao, H., Matyjaszewski, K. & Sumerlin, B. S. (eds.). American Chemical Society, Vol. 1284. p. 379-393 15 p. (ACS Symposium Series; vol. 1284).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

1 Citation (Scopus)

Bioinspiration across all length scales of materials

Vignolini, S. & Bruns, N., 10 May 2018, In : Advanced Materials. 30, 19, 3 p., 1801687.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

5 Citations (Scopus)

DNA-coated functional oil droplets

Caciagli, A., Zupkauskas, M., Levin, A., Knowles, T. P. J., Mugemana, C., Bruns, N., O'Neill, T., Frith, W. J. & Eiser, E., 28 Aug 2018, In : Langmuir. 34, 34, p. 10073-10080 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Citation (Scopus)

Effects of silk degumming process on physicochemical, tensile, and optical properties of regenerated silk fibroin

Nultsch, K., Bast, L. K., Näf, M., Yakhlifi, S. E., Bruns, N. & Germershaus, O., 31 Dec 2018, In : Macromolecular Materials and Engineering. 303, 12, 10 p., 1800408.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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5 Citations (Scopus)
10 Downloads (Pure)

Repurposing biocatalysts to control radical polymerizations

Rodriguez, K. J., Gajewska, B., Pollard, J., Pellizzoni, M. M., Fodor, C. & Bruns, N., 18 Sep 2018, In : ACS Macro Letters. 7, 9, p. 1111-1119 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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18 Citations (Scopus)
4 Downloads (Pure)

Self-reporting fiber-reinforced composites that mimic the ability of biological materials to sense and report damage

Rifaie-Graham, O., Apebende, E. A., Bast, L. K. & Bruns, N., 10 May 2018, In : Advanced Materials. 30, 19, 16 p., 1705483.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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23 Citations (Scopus)
15 Downloads (Pure)

The kinetics of hematin crystallization measured by depolarized light scattering

Rifaie-Graham, O., Hua, X., Bruns, N. & Balog, S., 15 Nov 2018, In : Small. 14, 46, 7 p., 1802295.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Wavelength-selective light-responsive DASA-functionalized polymersome nanoreactors

Rifaie-Graham, O., Ulrich, S., Galensowske, N. F. B., Balog, S., Chami, M., Rentsch, D., Hemmer, J. R., Read De Alaniz, J., Boesel, L. F. & Bruns, N., 27 Jun 2018, In : Journal of the American Chemical Society . 140, 25, p. 8027-8036 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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36 Citations (Scopus)
8 Downloads (Pure)

Wide range of functionalized poly(N-alkyl acrylamide)-based amphiphilic polymer conetworks via active ester precursors

Ulrich, S., Sadeghpour, A., Rossi, R. M., Bruns, N. & Boesel, L. F., 24 Jul 2018, In : Macromolecules. 51, 14, p. 5267-5277 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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3 Citations (Scopus)
7 Downloads (Pure)
2017

Biocatalytic atom transfer radical polymerization in a protein cage nanoreactor

Renggli, K., Sauter, N., Rother, M., Nussbaumer, M. G., Urbani, R., Pfohl, T. & Bruns, N., 14 Apr 2017, In : Polymer Chemistry. 8, 14, p. 2133-2136 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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20 Citations (Scopus)
9 Downloads (Pure)

Chapter 11: Self-reporting Polymeric Materials with Mechanochromic Properties

Araujo, J. V., Rifaie-Graham, O., Apebende, E. A. & Bruns, N., 1 Jan 2017, Bio-inspired Polymers. Kilbinger, A. F. M., Tang, B. Z. & Bruns, N. (eds.). 22 ed. Royal Society of Chemistry, Vol. 2017-January. p. 357-401 45 p. (RSC Polymer Chemistry Series; vol. 2017-January, no. 22).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Controlling enzymatic polymerization from surfaces with switchable bioaffinity

Divandari, M., Pollard, J., Dehghani, E., Bruns, N. & Benetti, E. M., 11 Dec 2017, In : Biomacromolecules. 18, 12, p. 4261-4270 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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11 Citations (Scopus)
17 Downloads (Pure)

Structural behavior of cylindrical polystyrene-block-poly(ethylene-butylene)-block-polystyrene (SEBS) triblock copolymer containing MWCNTs: on the influence of nanoparticle surface modification

Hasanabadi, N., Nazockdast, H., Gajewska, B., Balog, S., Gunkel, I., Bruns, N. & Lattuada, M., 17 Nov 2017, In : Macromolecular Chemistry and Physics. 218, 22, 10 p., 1700231.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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8 Citations (Scopus)
15 Downloads (Pure)

Visible light-responsive DASA-polymer conjugates

Ulrich, S., Hemmer, J. R., Page, Z. A., Dolinski, N. D., Rifaie-Graham, O., Bruns, N., Hawker, C. J., Boesel, L. F. & Read De Alaniz, J., 18 Jul 2017, In : ACS Macro Letters. 6, 7, p. 738-742 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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18 Citations (Scopus)
15 Downloads (Pure)
2016

Bio-inspired Polymers

Bruns, N. & Kilbinger, A. F. M., 10 Dec 2016, Cambridge: Royal Society of Chemistry. 592 p. (RSC Polymer Chemistry Series; vol. 22)

Research output: Book/ReportBook

Chaperonin–dendrimer conjugates for siRNA delivery

Nussbaumer, M. G., Duskey, J. T., Rother, M., Renggli, K., Chami, M. & Bruns, N., 1 Oct 2016, In : Advanced Science. 3, 10, 10 p., 1600046.

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16 Citations (Scopus)
7 Downloads (Pure)

Laccase-catalyzed controlled radical polymerization of N-vinylimidazole

Fodor, C., Gajewska, B., Rifaie-Graham, O., Apebende, E. A., Pollard, J. & Bruns, N., 21 Nov 2016, In : Polymer Chemistry. 7, 43, p. 6617-6625 9 p.

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22 Citations (Scopus)
8 Downloads (Pure)

Preface

Bruns, N. & Kilbinger, A. F. M., 14 Oct 2016, Bio-inspired Polymers. Bruns, N. & Kilbinger, A. F. M. (eds.). Cambridge: Royal Society of Chemistry, p. vii-ix 3 p. (RSC Polymer Chemistry Series; vol. 22).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingForeword/postscript

Protein cages and synthetic polymers: a fruitful symbiosis for drug delivery applications, bionanotechnology and materials science

Rother, M., Nussbaumer, M. G., Renggli, K. & Bruns, N., 21 Nov 2016, In : Chemical Society Reviews. 45, 22, p. 6213-6249 37 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

64 Citations (Scopus)

Using the dendritic polymer PAMAM to form gold nanoparticles in the protein cage thermosome

Nussbaumer, M. G., Bisig, C. & Bruns, N., 7 Sep 2016, In : Chemical Communications. 52, 69, p. 10537-10539 3 p.

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5 Citations (Scopus)
8 Downloads (Pure)
2015

Filling polymersomes with polymers by peroxidase-catalyzed atom transfer radical polymerization

Dinu, M. V., Spulber, M., Renggli, K., Wu, D., Monnier, C. A., Petri-Fink, A. & Bruns, N., 1 Mar 2015, In : Macromolecular Rapid Communications. 36, 6, p. 507-514 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

32 Citations (Scopus)

Reduction-sensitive amphiphilic triblock copolymers self-assemble into stimuli-responsive micelles for drug delivery

Toughraï, S., Malinova, V., Masciadri, R., Menon, S., Tanner, P., Palivan, C., Bruns, N. & Meier, W., 1 Apr 2015, In : Macromolecular Bioscience. 15, 4, p. 481-489 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

16 Citations (Scopus)

Self-sealing and puncture resistant breathable membranes for water-evaporation applications

Rother, M., Barmettler, J., Reichmuth, A., Araujo, J. V., Rytka, C., Glaied, O., Pieles, U. & Bruns, N., 1 Nov 2015, In : Advanced Materials. 27, 42, p. 6620-6624 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

38 Citations (Scopus)
2014

A chaperonin as protein nanoreactor for atom-transfer radical polymerization

Renggli, K., Nussbaumer, M. G., Urbani, R., Pfohl, T. & Bruns, N., 27 Jan 2014, In : Angewandte Chemie - International Edition. 53, 5, p. 1443-1447 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

25 Citations (Scopus)

From membrane to skin: aqueous permeation control through light-responsive amphiphilic polymer co-networks

Schöller, K., Küpfer, S., Baumann, L., Hoyer, P. M., De Courten, D., Rossi, R. M., Vetushka, A., Wolf, M., Bruns, N. & Scherer, L. J., 3 Sep 2014, In : Advanced Functional Materials. 24, 33, p. 5194-5201 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

34 Citations (Scopus)

Mechanical unfolding of a fluorescent protein enables self-reporting of damage in carbon-fibre-reinforced composites

Lörcher, S., Winkler, T., Makyła, K., Ouellet-Plamondon, C., Burgert, I. & Bruns, N., 7 May 2014, In : Journal of Materials Chemistry A. 2, 17, p. 6231-6237 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

15 Citations (Scopus)

PH-responsive PDMS-b-PDMAEMA micelles for intracellular anticancer drug delivery

Car, A., Baumann, P., Duskey, J. T., Chami, M., Bruns, N. & Meier, W., 8 Sep 2014, In : Biomacromolecules. 15, 9, p. 3235-3245 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

63 Citations (Scopus)

Poly(N-vinylpyrrolidone)-poly(dimethylsiloxane)-based polymersome nanoreactors for laccase-catalyzed biotransformations

Spulber, M., Baumann, P., Saxer, S. S., Pieles, U., Meier, W. & Bruns, N., 14 Apr 2014, In : Biomacromolecules. 15, 4, p. 1469-1475 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

39 Citations (Scopus)

Polymeric particulates for subunit vaccine delivery

Schuster, T., Nussbaumer, M., Baumann, P., Bruns, N., Meier, W. & Car, A., 31 Dec 2014, Subunit Vaccine Delivery. Foged, C., Rades, T., Perrie, Y. & Hook, S. (eds.). New York: Springer, p. 181-201 21 p. ( Advances in Delivery Science and Technology).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2013

Biocatalytic ATRP: controlled radical polymerizations mediated by enzymes

Renggli, K., Spulber, M., Pollard, J., Rother, M. & Bruns, N., 1 Jan 2013, Green Polymer Chem: Biocatalysis and Materials II. American Chemical Society, Vol. 1144. p. 163-171 9 p. (ACS Symposium Series; vol. 1144).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

3 Citations (Scopus)

Combining polymers with the functionality of proteins: new concepts for atom transfer radical polymerization, nanoreactors and damage self-reporting materials

Bruns, N., Lörcher, S., Makyla, K., Pollarda, J., Renggli, K. & Spulber, M., 1 Nov 2013, In : CHIMIA. 67, 11, p. 777-781 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Citations (Scopus)

Fluorescent protein senses and reports mechanical damage in glass-fiber-reinforced polymer composites

Makyła, K., Müller, C., Lörcher, S., Winkler, T., Nussbaumer, M. G., Eder, M. & Bruns, N., 21 May 2013, In : Advanced Materials. 25, 19, p. 2701-2706 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

38 Citations (Scopus)

Hemoglobin and red blood cells catalyze atom transfer radical polymerization

Silva, T. B., Spulber, M., Kocik, M. K., Seidi, F., Charan, H., Rother, M., Sigg, S. J., Renggli, K., Kali, G. & Bruns, N., 12 Aug 2013, In : Biomacromolecules. 14, 8, p. 2703-2712 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

63 Citations (Scopus)

Photoreaction of a hydroxyalkyphenone with the membrane of polymersomes: a versatile method to generate semipermeable nanoreactors

Spulber, M., Najer, A., Winkelbach, K., Glaied, O., Waser, M., Pieles, U., Meier, W. & Bruns, N., 19 Jun 2013, In : Journal of the American Chemical Society . 135, 24, p. 9204-9212 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

78 Citations (Scopus)

Printing enzymes for colorimetric assays on paper

Saxer, S. S., Wildi, F., Walser, M., Boss, O., Zimmer, R., Spulber, M., Meier, W., Paul, P., Bruns, N. & Pieles, U., 1 Sep 2013, In : CHIMIA. 67, 9, p. 653-654 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Real-time viscosity and mass density sensors requiring microliter sample volume based on nanomechanical resonators

Bircher, B. A., Duempelmann, L., Renggli, K., Lang, H. P., Gerber, C., Bruns, N. & Braun, T., 17 Sep 2013, In : Analytical Chemistry. 85, 18, p. 8676-8683 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

36 Citations (Scopus)
2012

ATRPases: using nature's catalysts in atom transfer radical polymerizations

Kali, G., Silva, T. B., Sigg, S. J., Seidi, F., Renggli, K. & Bruns, N., 1 Jan 2012, Progress in Controlled Radical Polymerization: Mechanisms and Techniques. American Chemical Society, p. 171-181 11 p. (ACS Symposium Series; vol. 1100).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

9 Citations (Scopus)