29. Multi-component self-assembly of proteins and inorganic particles: from discrete structures to biomimetic materials

Künzle, M., Lach, M., BECK, T.*

Isr. J. Chem. 2019, DOI: 10.1002/ijch.201900013.

Invited contribution to the special issue: Frontiers of molecular self-assembly


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28. Higher order structures based on molecular interactions for the formation of natural and artificial biomaterials

Künzle, M., Lach, M., Budiarta, M., BECK, T.*

ChemBioChem 2019, DOI: 10.1002/cbic.201800824.

Invited contribution to the special issue: ChemBioTalents




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27. Proteins as sustainable building blocks for the next generation of bioinorganic nanomaterials

Lach, M., Künzle, M., BECK, T.*

Biochemistry 2019, 58, 140-141.

Invited contribution to the special issue: The Future of Biochemistry





© American Chemical Society

26. Peptide-directed encapsulation of inorganic nanoparticles into protein containers

Künzle, M., Mangler, J., Lach, M., BECK, T.*

Nanoscale 2018, 10, 22917-22926.





25. Metal-assisted assembly of protein containers loaded with inorganic nanoparticles

Künzle, M., Eckert, T., BECK, T.*

Inorg. Chem. 2018, 57, 13431–13436.



© American Chemical Society


24. Crystalline protein scaffolds as a defined environment for the synthesis of bioinorganic materials

Künzle, M., Lach, M., BECK, T.*

Dalton Trans. 2018, 47, 10382-10387.

Invited contribution for the special issue: New Talents - Europe





23. Free-standing metal oxide nanoparticle superlattices constructed with engineered protein containers show in crystallo catalytic activity

Lach, M., Künzle, M., BECK, T.*

Chem. Eur. J. 2017, 23, 17482-17486.



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22. Im biologischen Container (review article in German)
Naturinspiriertes Bauprinzip: Anorganische Nanopartikel können mit Biomolekülen zu neuartigen Materialien kombiniert werden.


Nachr. Chem. 2017, 65, 434–439.



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21. Binary Protein Crystals for the Assembly of Inorganic Nanoparticle Superlattices

Künzle, M., Eckert, T., BECK, T.*

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2016, 138, 12731–12734.

Highlighted in ChemistryViews.
Highlighted in Nachrichten aus der Chemie.



 © American Chemical Society


Before RWTH Aachen

20. Aurelius, O., Johansson, R., Bågenholm, V., Lundin, D., Tholander, F., Balhuizen, A., BECK, T., Sahlin, M., Sjöberg, B.-M., Mulliez, E. & Logan, D.T. "The Crystal Structure of Thermotoga maritima Class III Ribonucleotide Reductase Lacks a Radical Cysteine Pre-Positioned in the Active Site."
PLoS ONE 2015, 10, e0128199.

19. Garrabou, X., BECK, T., & Hilvert, D.: "A promiscuous de novo retro-aldolase catalyzes asymmetric Michael additions via Schiff base intermediates."
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed, 2015, 54, 4509-5612.

18. BECK, T., Tetter, S., Künzle, M. & Hilvert, D.: "Construction of Matryoshka-type structures from supercharged protein nanocages"
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed, 2015, 54, 937-940.

17. Preiswerk, N., BECK, T., Schulz, J.D., Milovník, P., Mayer, C., Siegel, J.B., Baker, D. & Hilvert, D.: "Impact of scaffold rigidity on the design and evolution of an artificial Diels-Alderase"
PNAS 2014, 111, 8013-8019.

16. BECK, T.* & Miller, B.G.: "Structural Basis for Regulation of Human Glucokinase by Glucokinase Regulatory Protein"
Biochemistry 2013, 52, 6232-6239.

15. Amacher, J.F., Cushing, P.R., Bahl, C.D., BECK, T., Madden, D.R.: "Stereochemical Determinants of C-terminal Specificity in PDZ Peptide-binding Domains: A Novel Contribution of the Carboxylate-Binding Loop"
J. Biol. Chem. 2013, 288, 5114-5126.

14. Sen, S.S., Kritzler-Kosch, M.P., Nagendran, S., Roesky, H.W., BECK, T., Pal, A., Herbst-Irmer, R.: "Synthesis of Monomeric Divalent Tin(II) Compounds with Terminal Chloride, Amide, and Triflate Substituents."
Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2010, 33, 5304-5311.

13. Enders, D., Seppelt, M. & BECK, T.: "Enantioselective Organocatalytic Synthesis of Arylglycines via Friedel-Crafts Alkylation of Arenes with a Glyoxylate Imine."
Adv. Synth. Catal. 2010, 352, 1413-1418.

12. BECK, T.*, Gruene, T. & Sheldrick, G.M.: "The magic triangle goes MAD: experimental phasing with a bromine derivative."
Acta Crystallogr. Section D 2010, 66, 374-380. open access [pdf]

11. Tietze, L.F., Düfert, A., Lotz, F., Sölter, L., Oum, K., Lenzer, T., BECK, T. & Herbst-Irmer, R.: "Synthesis of Chiroptical Molecular Switches by Pd-Catalyzed Domino Reactions."
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2009, 131, 17879-17884.

10. BECK, T.*, da Cunha, C.E., Sheldrick, G.M.: "How to get the magic triangle and the MAD triangle into your protein crystal."
Acta Crystallogr. Section F 2009, 65, 1068-1070. [pdf] front cover

9. Andrews, P.C., BECK, T., Fraser, B.H., Junk, P.C., Massi, M., Moubaraki, B., Murray, K.S. & Silberstein, M.: "Functionalised β-diketonate polynuclear lanthanoid hydroxo clusters: Synthesis, characterisation and magnetic properties."
Polyhedron 2009, 28, 2123-2130.

8. Justus, K., BECK, T., Noltemeyer, M. & Fitjer, L.: "Percycloalkylated cyclohexanes: attempted synthesis of a trispropellane."
Tetrahedron 2009, 65, 5192-5198.

7. BECK, T.*, Herbst-Irmer, R. & Sheldrick, G.M.: "5-Amino-2,4,6-tribromoisophthalic acid: the MAD triangle for experimental phasing."
Acta Crystallogr. Section C 2009, 65, o237-o239. [pdf]

6. Jana, A., Roesky, H.W., Schulzke, C., Döring, A., BECK, T., Pal, A. & Herbst-Irmer, R.: "Facile Access of Stable Divalent Tin Compounds with Terminal Methyl, Amide, Fluoride, and Iodide Substituents."
Inorg. Chem. 2009, 48, 193-197.

5. BECK, T.*, Krasauskas, A., Gruene, T. & Sheldrick, G.M.: "A magic triangle for experimental phasing of macromolecules."
Acta Crystallogr. Section D 2008, 64, 1179-1182. [pdf] Highlighted article in the IUCr Newsletter 2008, Vol 16, No 4.

4. BECK, T.* & Sheldrick, G.M.: "5-Amino-2,4,6-triiodoisophthalic acid monohydrate."
Acta Crystallogr. Section E 2008, 64, o1286. [pdf]

3. Jiménez-Pérez, V.M., Muñoz-Flores, B.M., Roesky, H.W., Schulz, T., Pal, A., BECK, T., Yang, Z., Stalke, D., Santillan, R. & Witt, M: "Monomeric Boron and Tin(II) Heterocyclic Derivatives of 1,8-Diaminonaphthalenes: Synthesis, Characterization and X-ray Structures."
Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2008, 2238-2243.

2. Andrews, P.C., BECK, T., Forsyth, C.M., Fraser, B.H., Junk, P.C., Massi, M., Roesky, P.W.: "Templated assembly of a μ6-CO32- dodecanuclear lanthanum dibenzoylmethanide hydroxo cluster with concomitant formation of phenylglyoxylate."
Dalton Transactions 2007, 5651 - 5654. front cover

1. Andrews, P.C., BECK, T., Fraser, B.H., Junk, P.C., Massi, M.: "Cationic, neutral and hydroxo bridged lanthanoid (Y, La, Gd, Ho, Yb) bis 5-(2-pyridyl)tetrazolate complexes."
Polyhedron 2007, 26, 5406 - 5413.

Selected PDFs are available on request.



27th Annual Meeting of the German Crystallographic Society, Leipzig 2019

Chemiedozententagung, Koblenz 2019

SupraChem 2019, Würzburg 2019

University of California, Los Angeles, USA, 2019

SeleCa Symposium, invited lecture, Aachen 2018

Wöhler conference on Inorganic Chemistry, Regensburg 2018

Chemiedozententagung, Jena 2018

University of Cologne, invited seminar, 2018

University of Twente, Enschede, The Netherlands, invited seminar, 2017

Nanax 8 Nanoparticle Conference, Braga, Portugal, 2017

European Renal Association - European Dialysis and Transplant Association congress, Madrid, Spain, invited lecture, 2017

Universität Duisburg-Essen, invited seminar, 2017

TU Darmstadt, invited seminar, 2017

Chemiedozententagung, Marburg 2017

SupraChem Conference, Aachen 2017

European Materials Research Society, Fall Meeting, Warsaw 2016

19. Steinheimer Gespräche, Bad Homburg 2016

Regional meeting of the FCI fellows, RWTH Aachen 2016

RWTH Aachen, invited seminar, 2015

Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, invited seminar, 2013

European Crystallographic Meeting (ECM 26), Darmstadt, 2010

12th JCF spring symposium, Göttingen 2010. prize for best oral presentation

International Research Training Group 1422 Biometals Workshop, Goslar 2010

GDCh Weihnachtskolloquium, Göttingen 2009

International Research Training Group 1422 Biometals Workshop, Kopenhagen, Denmark 2009

M2M-9 Practical Course: Training in Methods for Macromolecular Crystallography, EMBL Hamburg 2009

Winter School on Soft X-rays in Macromolecular Crystallography, Berlin 2009

CCP4 Study Weekend, Nottingham, UK 2009

9th International School on the Crystallography of Biological Macromolecules, Como, Italy 2008

Terrae Rarae, Bonn 2007

Inorganic Symposium RACI, Melbourne, Australia 2006

and several poster awards.