Dr. Frederik Wurm

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Dr. Frederik R. Wurm
Junior Group Leader
Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research (MPIP)
Ackermannweg 10, 55128 Mainz
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Research Interests:

Polymer Synthesis, inorganic and organometallic polymers, polyesters, polyphosphates and polyphosphonates, ring-opening polymerization, metathesis polymerization, anionic polymerization, biomedical materials, tissue engineering, (mini)emulsion polymerization, protein-polymer conjugates, polymer nanoparticles and-capsules.

Key techniques: Organic Synthesis, Polymer Synthesis & Characterization.

Research system/organism: Polymers

Five Most Relevant Publications
  1. Kerstin Malzahn, Filippo Marsico, Kaloian Koynov, Katharina Landfester, Clemens K. Weiss, Frederik R. Wurm“Interfacial Olefin Cross Metathesis: Dextran-Polyphosphoester Nanocapsules via Miniemulsion” ACS Macro Letters 2014, 3, 40-43
  2. Tobias Steinbach, Sandra Ritz, Frederik R. Wurm „Water-soluble Poly(phosphonate)s via Living Anionic Polymerization“ ACS Macro Letters 2014, 3, 244-248
  3. Arda Alkan, Adrian Natalello, Manfred Wagner, Holger Frey, Frederik R. Wurm “Ferrocene-Containing Multifunctional Polyethers: Monomer Sequence Monitoring via Quantitative 13C NMR Spectroscopy in Bulk “ Macromolecules 2014, 47, 2242-2249
  4. Frederik R. Wurm, Harm-Anton Klok “Be squared: Expanding the horizon of squaric acid mediated conjugations” Chemical Society Reviews 2013, 42, 8220-8236. featured on the cover page
  5. Filippo Marsico, Manfred Wagner, Katharina Landfester, Frederik R. Wurm. “Unsaturated Poly(phosphate)s via Acyclic Diene Metathesis Polymerization.” Macromolecules 2012, 45, 8511–8518.