Selected Publications

  • Bonsignore R., Thomas S.R. et al: „Carbon-Phosphorus Coupling from C^N Cyclometalated AuIII Complexes". Chemistry. 2020, 26, 4226-4231.
  • Thomas S. R. and Casini A.; „Gold compounds for catalysis and metal-mediated transformations in biological systems". Current Opinion in Chemical Biology. 2020, 55, 103-110.
  • Wenzel N.M. et al.: „Cyclometalated AuIII Complexes for Cysteine Arylation in Zinc Finger Protein Domains: Towards Controlled Reductive Elimination“. Chemistry. 2019, 25, 7628-7634.
  • Poethig A. and Casini A.: „Recent Developments of Supramolecular Metal-based Structures for Applications in Cancer Therapy and Imaging“. Theranostics. 2019, 9, 3150-3169.
  • Han J. et al.: „Bioconjugation of Supramolecular Metallacages to Integrin Ligands for Targeted Delivery of Cisplatin“. Bioconjugate Chemistry. 2018, 29, 3856-3865.
  • Casini A., Vessières A., Meier-Menches S.M.: Metal-based Anticancer Agents, in the RSC "Metallobiology" series, Croydon, UK: RSC, 2019.


  • An organometallic gold(I) bis‐N‐heterocyclic carbene complex with multimodal activity in ovarian cancer cells, Chemistry, 2020, in press.
  • Exploring the Chemoselectivity towards Cysteine Arylation by Cyclometallated AuIII Compounds: New Mechanistic Insights, ChemBioChem 2020, in press. VIP Article
  • Targeted imaging of integrins in cancer tissues using photocleavable Ru(II) polypyridine complexes as mass-tags, Chemical Communications, 2020, DOI: 10.1039/D0CC00774A
  • Glutathione-responsive cyclodextrin-nanosponges as drug delivery systems for doxorubicin: Evaluation of toxicity and transport mechanisms in the liver. Toxicol In Vitro. 2020, 65, 104800.

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