Peer-Reviewed Articles

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50.   A photoswitchable strapped calix[4]pyrrole receptor: Highly effective chloride binding and release
        D. Villarón, M. A. Siegler, S.J. Wezenberg*
        Chem. Sci. 2021, DOI: 10.1039/D0SC06686A 🔗

49.   Tuning of morphology by chirality in self-assembled structures of bis(urea) amphiphiles in water
        F. Tosi, J. Augusto Berrocal, M.C.A. Stuart, S.J. Wezenberg,* B.L. Feringa*
        Chem. Eur. J. 2021, 27, 326-330 🔗

48.   Controlled diffusion of photoswitchable receptors by binding anti-electrostatic hydrogenbonded phosphate oligomers
        T.S.C. MacDonald, B.L. Feringa, W.S. Price, S.J. Wezenberg,* J.E. Beves*
        J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2020, 142, 20014-20020 🔗

47.   Supramolecular control of unidirectional rotary motion in a sterically overcrowded photoswitchable receptor
        J. Sheng, S. Crespi, B.L. Feringa,* S.J. Wezenberg*
        Org. Chem. Front. 2020, 7, 3874-3879 🔗

46.   Stiff-stilbene photoswitches: from fundamental studies to emergent applications
        D. Villarón, S.J. Wezenberg*
        Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2020, 59, 13192-13202 🔗

45.   Modulation of porosity in a solid material enabled by bulk photoisomerization of an overcrowded alkene
        F. Castiglioni, W. Danowski, J. Perego, F.K.-C. Leung, P. Sozzani, S. Bracco, S.J. Wezenberg,* A. Comotti,* B.L. Feringa*
        Nat. Chem. 2020, 12, 595-602 🔗
        Highlighted by Nat. Chem. News and Views and C2W

44.   Light-switchable metal-organic cages
        S.J. Wezenberg*
        Chem. Lett. 2020, 49, 609-615 🔗
        Invited Highlight Review, Inside Cover

43.   Light-modulated self-blockage of a urea binding site in a stiff-stilbene based anion receptor
        J. de Jong, B.L. Feringa, S.J. Wezenberg*
        ChemPhysChem 2019, 20, 3306-3310 🔗
        Invited for Molecular Recognition - Special Collection

42.   A chiral self-sorting photoresponsive coordination cage based on overcrowded alkene
        C. Stuckhardt, D. Roke, W. Danowski, E. Otten, S.J. Wezenberg,* B.L. Feringa*
        Beilstein J. Org. Chem. 2019, 15, 2767-2773 🔗
        Invited for thematic issue “Molecular Switches”

41.   Salen-based amphiphiles: directing self-assembly in water by metal complexation
        F. Tosi, M.C.A. Stuart, S.J. Wezenberg,* B.L. Feringa*
        Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2019, 58, 14935-14939 🔗

40.   Visible-light-driven tunable molecular motors based on oxindole
        D. Roke, M. Sen, W. Danowski, S.J. Wezenberg,* B.L. Feringa*
        J. Am. Chem. Soc 2019, 141, 7622-7627 🔗

39.   Unidirectional rotary motion in a metal-organic framework
        W. Danowski, T. van Leeuwen, S. Abdolahzadeh, D. Roke, W.R. Browne,* S.J. Wezenberg,* B.L. Feringa*
        Nat. Nanotechnol. 2019, 14, 488-494 🔗; Front cover
        Highlighted by Nat. Nanotechnol. News and Views, C&EN News, C2W, and NEMO Kennislink

38.   A visible-light-driven molecular motor based on pyrene
        D. Roke, B.L. Feringa,* S.J. Wezenberg*
        Helv. Chim. Acta 2019, 102, e1800221 🔗
        Invited for François Diederich - Special Collection

37.   Supramolecularly directed rotary motion in a photoresponsive receptor
        S.J. Wezenberg,* B.L. Feringa
        Nat. Commun. 2018, 9, 1984 🔗
        Featured in Supramolecular Chemistry Collection

36.   Light-gated rotation in a molecular motor functionalized with a dithienylethene switch
        D. Roke, C. Stuckhardt, W. Danowski, S.J. Wezenberg,* B.L. Feringa*
        Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2018, 57, 10515-10519 🔗

35.   Cation-modulated rotary speed in a light-driven crown ether-functionalized molecular motor
        R. Dorel, C. Miró, Y. Wei, S.J. Wezenberg, B.L. Feringa*
        Org. Lett. 2018, 20, 3715-3718 🔗

34.   Molecular rotary motors: Unidirectional motion around double bonds
        D. Roke, S.J. Wezenberg,* B.L. Feringa*
        P. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 2018, 115, 9423-9431 🔗

33.   Braking of a light-driven molecular rotary motor by chemical stimuli
        T. van Leeuwen, W. Danowski, S. Pizzolato, P. Štacko, S.J. Wezenberg,* B.L. Feringa*
        Chem. Eur. J. 2018, 24, 81-84 🔗

32.   Highly efficient and robust enantioselective liquid-liquid extraction of 1,2-amino alcohols utilizing vapol- and
        vanol-based phosphoric acid hosts
        E.B. Pinxterhuis, J.-B. Gualtierotti, S.J. Wezenberg, J.G. de Vries,* B.L. Feringa*
        ChemSusChem 2018, 11, 178-184 🔗

31.   Dynamic control of function by light-driven molecular motors
        T. van Leeuwen, A.S. Lubbe, P. Štacko, S.J. Wezenberg,* B.L. Feringa*
        Nat. Rev. Chem. 2017, 1, 0096 🔗; Front cover

30.   Designing dynamic functional molecular systems
        A.S. Lubbe, T. van Leeuwen, S.J. Wezenberg,* B.L. Feringa*
        Tetrahedron 2017, 73, 4837-4848 🔗; Front cover

29.   In situ control of polymer helicity with a non-covalently bound photoresponsive molecular motor dopant
        T. van Leeuwen, G.H. Heideman, D. Zhao, S.J. Wezenberg,* B.L. Feringa*
        Chem. Commun. 2017, 53, 6393-6396 🔗; Front cover

28.   Asymmetric synthesis of second-generation light-driven molecular motors
        T. van Leeuwen, W. Danowski, E. Otten, S.J. Wezenberg, B.L. Feringa*
        J. Org. Chem. 2017, 82, 5027-5033 🔗; Featured article

27.   Visible-light-excitation of a molecular motor with an extended aromatic core
        T. van Leeuwen, J. Pol, D. Roke, S.J. Wezenberg, B.L. Feringa*
        Org. Lett. 2017, 19, 1402-1405 🔗

26.   Photocontrol of anion binding affinity to a bis-urea receptor derived from stiff-stilbene
        S.J. Wezenberg,* B.L. Feringa
        Org. Lett. 2017, 19, 324-327 🔗

25.   Allosteric regulation of the rotational speed in a light-driven molecular motor
        A. Faulkner, T. van Leeuwen, B.L. Feringa,* S.J. Wezenberg*
        J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2016, 138, 13597-13603 🔗
        ACS editors' choice; JACS most read article; Highlighted by Chemistry World

24.   Unraveling the photoswitching mechanism in donor-acceptor Stenhouse adducts
        M.M. Lerch, S.J. Wezenberg, W. Szymanski, B.L. Feringa*
        J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2016, 138, 6344-6347 🔗

23.   Intramolecular transport of small-molecule cargo in a nanoscale device operated by light
        J. Chen, S.J. Wezenberg, B.L. Feringa*
        Chem. Commun. 2016, 52, 6765-6768 🔗; Front cover

22.   Reversible gel-sol photoswitching with an overcrowded alkene-based bis-urea supergelator
        S.J. Wezenberg,* C.M. Croisetu, M.C.A. Stuart, B.L. Feringa*
        Chem. Sci. 2016, 7, 4341-4346 🔗

21.   Dynamic inversion of stereoselective phosphate binding to a bisurea receptor controlled by light and heat
        M. Vlatković, B.L. Feringa,* S.J. Wezenberg*
        Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2016, 55, 1001-1004 🔗

20.   Visible-light-driven photoisomerization and increased rotation speed of a molecular motor acting as a ligand in a
        ruthenium(II) complex
        S.J. Wezenberg,* K.-Y. Chen, B.L. Feringa*
        Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2015, 54, 11457-11461 🔗

19.   Multi-State regulation of the dihydrogen phosphate binding affinity to a light- and heat-responsive bis-urea receptor
        S.J. Wezenberg,* M. Vlatković, J.C.M. Kistemaker, B.L. Feringa*
        J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2014, 136, 16784-16787 🔗

18.   Tetrapodal molecular switches and motors: synthesis and photochemistry
        K.-Y. Chen, S.J. Wezenberg, G.T. Carroll, G. London, J.C.M. Kistemaker, T.C. Pijper, B.L. Feringa*
        J. Org. Chem. 2014, 79, 7032-7040 🔗

17.   Effective cholesteric liquid crystal inducers based on axially chiral alleno-acetylenes
        S.J. Wezenberg, F. Ferroni, S. Pieraccini, W.B. Schweizer, A. Ferrarini, G.P. Spada, F. Diederich*
        RSC Adv. 2013, 3, 22845-22848 🔗

16.   Light-harvesting and ultrafast energy migration in porphyrin-based metal-organic frameworks
        H.-J. Son, S. Jin, S. Patwardhan, S.J. Wezenberg, N.C. Jeong, M. So, C.E. Wilmer, A. Sarjeant, G.C. Schatz, R. Snurr,
        O. Farha,* G. Wiederrecht,* J.T. Hupp*
        J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2013, 135, 862-869 🔗

15.   Extremely strong cooperative self-assembly of a bimetallic salen complex visualized at the single-molecule level
        G. Salassa, M.J.J. Coenen, S.J. Wezenberg, S. Speller, B.L.M. Hendriksen, J.A.A.W. Elemans,* A.W. Kleij*
        J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2012, 134, 7186-7192 🔗

14.   Metal-directed assembly of chiral bis-Zn(II) Schiff base structures
        M. Escarcega-Bobodilla, D. Anselmo, S.J. Wezenberg, E.C. Escudero-Adán, J. Benet-Buchholz, A.W. Kleij*
        Dalton Trans. 2012, 41, 9766-9772 🔗

13.   Effective chirogenesis in a bis(metallosalphen) complex through host-guest binding with carboxylic acids
        S.J. Wezenberg, G. Salassa, E.C. Escudero-Adán, J. Benet-Buchholz, A.W. Kleij*
        Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2011, 50, 713-716 🔗; Back cover

12.   Cooperative multimetallic catalysis using metallosalens
        R.M. Haak, S.J. Wezenberg, A.W. Kleij*
        Chem. Commun. 2010, 46, 2713-2723 🔗

11.   Axial ligand control over mono- and bilayer formation of metal-salophens at the liquid-solid interface
        J.A.A.W. Elemans,* S.J. Wezenberg, M.J.J. Coenen, E.C. Escudero Adán, J. Benet-Buchholz, D. den Boer, S. Speller,
        A.W. Kleij,* S. De Feyter*
        Chem. Commun. 2010, 46, 2548-2550 🔗; Front cover

10.   Dimetallic activation of dihydrogen phosphate by Zn(salphen) chromophores
        S.J. Wezenberg, D. Anselmo, E.C. Escudero-Adán, J. Benet-Buchholz, A.W. Kleij*
        Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2010, 29, 4611-4616 🔗

9.     Self-assembly of Zn(salphen) complexes: steric regulation, stability studies and crystallographic analysis
        M. Martínez Belmonte, S.J. Wezenberg, R.M. Haak, D. Anselmo, E.C. Escudero-Adán, J. Benet-Buchholz, A.W. Kleij*
        Dalton Trans. 2010, 39, 4541-4550 🔗

8.     Cooperative activation in the hydrolytic kinetic resolution of epoxides by a bis-cobalt(III)salen-calix[4]arene hybrid
        S.J. Wezenberg, A.W. Kleij*
        Adv. Synth. Catal. 2010, 352, 85-91 🔗; Highlighted in Synfacts 2010, 4, 410

7.     Anion-templated formation of supramolecular multinuclear assemblies
        S.J. Wezenberg, E.C. Escudero-Adán, J. Benet-Buchholz, A.W. Kleij*
        Chem. Eur. J. 2009, 15, 5695-5700 🔗

6.     Access to hybrid supramolecular salen-porphyrin assemblies via a selective in situ transmetalation-metalation
        self-assembly sequence
        S.J. Wezenberg, G.A. Metselaar, E.C. Escudero-Adán, J. Benet-Buchholz, A.W. Kleij*
        Inorg. Chim. Acta 2009, 362, 1053-1057 🔗

5.     Colorimetric discrimination between important alkaloid nuclei mediated by a bis-salphen chromophore
        S.J. Wezenberg, E.C. Escudero-Adán, J. Benet-Buchholz, A.W. Kleij*
        Org. Lett. 2008, 10, 3311-3314 🔗

4.     Material applications for salen frameworks
        S.J. Wezenberg, A.W. Kleij*
        Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2008, 47, 2354-2364 🔗

3.     Versatile approach toward the self-assembly of heteromultimetallic salen structures
        S.J. Wezenberg, E.C. Escudero-Adán, J. Benet-Buchholz, A.W. Kleij*
        Inorg. Chem. 2008, 47, 2925-2927 🔗

2.     Lyotropic liquid-crystalline behavior of polyisocyanodipeptides
        G.A. Metselaar, S.J. Wezenberg, J.J.L.M. Cornelissen,* R.J.M. Nolte, A.E. Rowan*
        J. Polym. Sci. Part A 2007, 45, 981-988 🔗; Front cover

1.     Synthesis, characterization, and folding behavior of β-amino acid derived polyisocyanides
        S.J. Wezenberg, G.A. Metselaar, A.E. Rowan, J.J.L.M. Cornelissen,* D. Seebach, R.J.M. Nolte*
        Chem. Eur. J. 2006, 12, 2778-2786 🔗

Other Published Contributions

3.     Artificial microtubules burst with energy
        A.S. Lubbe, S.J. Wezenberg, B.L. Feringa*
        P. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 2017, 114, 11804-11805 🔗

2.     Nobel prize in Chemistry 2016: Molecular motors in the spotlight
        S.J. Wezenberg*
        Dutch Journal of Physics (DJoP) 2016-4; English online edition 🔗

1.     Nobelprijs voor de Scheikunde 2016: Moleculaire motoren in de spotlights
        S.J. Wezenberg*
        Nederlands Tijdschrift voor Natuurkunde, December 2016, 422-425 🔗