Sebastian Wegner

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Protein structure determination by proton-detected magic-angle spinning (MAS) NMR has focused on highly deuterated samples, in which only a small number of protons are introduced and observation of signals from side chains is extremely limited. Here, we show in two fully protonated proteins that, at 100-kHz MAS and above, spectral resolution is high enough(More)
The mechanosynthesis of highly pure nanocrystalline BaLiF(3) is reported. The product with mean crystallite diameter of about 30 nm was prepared by joint high-energy ball-milling of the two binary fluorides LiF and BaF(2) at ambient temperature. Compared to coarse-grained BaLiF(3) with μm-sized crystallites, which is available via conventional solid-state(More)
We propose two broadband pulse schemes for 14N solid-state magic-angle-spinning (MAS) nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) that achieves (i) complete population inversion and (ii) efficient excitation of the double-quantum spectrum using low-power single-sideband-selective pulses. We give a comprehensive theoretical description of both schemes using a common(More)
The most utilized through-space correlation 1H-{X} methods with proton indirect detection use two consecutive transfers, 1H → X and then X → 1H, with the evolution time t1 in the middle. When the X isotope is not 100% naturally abundant (NA), only the signal of the protons close to these isotopes is modulated by the 1H-X dipolar interactions. This signal is(More)
MAS solid-state NMR is capable of determining structures of protonated solid proteins using proton-detected experiments. These experiments are performed at MAS rotation frequency of around 110 kHz, employing 0.5 mg of material. Here, we compare 1H, 13C correlation spectra obtained from protonated and deuterated microcrystalline proteins at MAS rotation(More)
(1)H-detected magic-angle spinning NMR experiments facilitate structural biology of solid proteins, which requires using deuterated proteins. However, often amide protons cannot be back-exchanged sufficiently, because of a possible lack of solvent exposure. For such systems, using (2)H excitation instead of (1)H excitation can be beneficial because of the(More)
In this contribution we present a constant time version of the well known REDOR pulse sequence which enables us to determine the second moments in multiple spin systems with strong dipolar couplings. From the resulting dipolar evolution curves, accurate values for the second moments can be obtained without the need to incorporate the full information about(More)
In this contribution, we present an in situ high temperature 27Al and 31P magic angle spinning (MAS) NMR study of binary and ternary phosphate glasses at temperatures above the glass transition temperature TG. For binary phosphate glasses, xK2O-(1 - x)P2O5 and ternary aluminophosphate glasses 30K2O-xAl2O3-(70 -x)P2O5 with 7 < x < 15 dynamic exchange(More)
Here we introduce a new pulse sequence for resonance assignment that halves the number of data sets required for sequential linking by directly correlating sequential amide resonances in a single diagonal-free spectrum. The method is demonstrated with both microcrystalline and sedimented deuterated proteins spinning at 60 and 111 kHz, and a fully protonated(More)
In this work a combination of complementary advanced solid-state nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) strategies is employed to analyse the network organization in aluminophosphate glasses to an unprecedented level of detailed insight. The combined results from MAS, MQMAS and (31)P-{(27)Al}-CP-heteronuclear correlation spectroscopy (HETCOR) NMR experiments(More)