Katharina Neufeld


Chemoenzymatic synthesis of highly substituted phenols.


Area: biocatalysis
Project Start: 1.11.2009
Supervisor(s): Prof. Dr. Jörg Pietruszka, Prof. Dr. Vlada Urlacher
University: Duesseldorf


Katharina very successfully defended her thesis summa cum laude on 28 November 2014. Congratulations! She joined the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in New York as a postdoctoral fellow.


Neufeld K, Pietruszka J (2012) Understanding nature – towards the enzymatic degradation of cellulose with monooxygenases. ChemCatChem 4: 1239-1240.

Neufeld K, Marienhagen J, Schwaneberg U, Pietruszka J (2013). Benzylic hydroxylation of aromatic compounds by P450 BM3. ; Green Chem. 2013, 15, 2408–2421

Neufeld K, Henßen B, Pietruszka J (2014) Enantioselective allylic hydroxylation of w-alkenoic acids and esters by P450 BM3 monooxygenase. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 53: 13253–13257.

Neufeld K, Henßen B, Pietruszka J (2014) Enantioselektive allylische Hydroxylierung von w-Alkensäuren und -estern mittels der P450-BM3- Monooxygenase. Angew. Chem. 126: 13469–13473.

Neufeld K, Meyer zu Berstenhorst S, Pietruszka J (2014) Evaluation of coumarin-based, fluorogenic P450 BM3 substrates and prospects for competitive inhibition screenings. Anal. Biochem. 456: 70–81 und Titelseite.


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