Daniel Fürniss

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Sugar moieties are present in a wide range of bioactive molecules. Thus, having versatile and fast methods for the decoration of biomimetic molecules with sugars is of fundamental importance. The glycosylation of peptoids and polyamines as examples of such biomimetic molecules is reported here. The method uses Cu-catalyzed azide alkyne cycloaddition to(More)
Here we introduce linear 1,4-triazolopeptoids as a novel class of cell penetrating peptidomimetics suitable as organ targeting molecular transporters of bioactive cargo. Repetitive triazole moieties with up to three residues were assembled on solid supports using copper-catalyzed alkyne-azide cycloadditions (CuAAC) in a submonomer approach. Depending on the(More)
Three small compound biaryl libraries featuring a novel fluorinating cleavage strategy for preparation of a difluoromethyl group were assembled on solid supports. The average reaction yield per step was up to 96% in a synthetic sequence over five to six steps. Key features were Suzuki coupling reactions, transesterification with potassium cyanide and(More)
Cell penetrating peptoids (CPPos) are potent mimics of the corresponding cell penetrating peptides (CPPs). The synthesis of diverse oligomeric libraries that display a variety of backbone scaffolds and side-chain appendages are a very promising source of novel CPPos, which can be used to either target different cellular organelles or even different tissues(More)
Cell-penetrating peptoids are an important class of peptidomimetics, which can replace highly biodegradable cell penetrating peptides for enhanced drug delivery. Typically, they contain positively charged amino side chains which are synthesized via their protected analogues. To avoid the use of amine protecting groups a Click-chemistry based modular(More)
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