List of Publications

h-Index: 16, i-10 Index: 22 (Jens Gaitzsch – from Google Scholar)


Daubian, D.; Fillion, A.; *Gaitzsch, J.; *Meier, W. One-Pot Synthesis of an Amphiphilic ABC Triblock Copolymer PEO-b-PEHOx-b-PEtOz and Its Self-Assembly into Nanoscopic Asymmetric Polymersomes. Macromolecules, 2020, 53 (24), 11040–11050, DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol.0c02301

Moreno, S.; Voit, B.; *Gaitzsch, J. The chemistry of cross-linked polymeric vesicles and their functionalization towards biocatalytic nanoreactors. Coll. Pol. Sci., 2020, DOI: 10.1007/s00396-020-04681-w

Che, Y.; Gaitzsch, J.; Liubimtsev, N.; Zschoche; S., Bauer, T.; *Appelhans D.; *Voit B. Double cross-linked supramolecular hydrogels with tunable properties based on host–guest interactions. Soft Matter, 2020, 16, 6733-6742. DOI: 10.1039/D0SM00833H (Incl. Cover)

Folini, J.; Murad, W.; Mehner, F.; Meier, W.; *Gaitzsch, J. Updating Radical Ring-Opening Polymerisation of Cyclic Ketene Acetals from Synthesis to Degradation. Eur. Polym. J. 2020, 134, 109851. DOI: 10.1016/j.eurpolymj.2020.109851

Wehr, R.; Gaitzsch, J.; Daubian, D.; Fodor, C.; *Meier, W., Deepening the insight into poly(butylene oxide)-block-poly(glycidol) synthesis and self-assemblies: micelles, worms and vesicles. RSC Adv., 2020, 10, 22701-2271. DOI: 10.1039/D0RA04274A

Daubian, D.; *Gaitzsch, J.; *Meier, W., Synthesis and Complex Self-Assembly of Amphiphilic Block Copolymers with a Branched Hydrophobic Poly(2-oxazoline) into Multicompartment Micelles, Pseudo-Vesicles and Yolk/Shell Nanoparticles. Polym. Chem. 2020, 11, 1237-1248. DOI: 10.1039/C9PY01559K


Folini, J.; Huang, C.-H.; Anderson, J. C.; Meier, W.; *Gaitzsch, J., Novel Monomers in Radical Ring-Opening Polymerisation for Biodegradable and pH Responsive Nanoparticles. Polym. Chem. 2019, 10, 5285-5288. DOI: 10.1039/C9PY01103J

Gaitzsch, J.; Hirschi, S.; Freimann, S.; *Fotiadis, D.; *Meier, W., Directed Insertion of Light-Activated Proteorhodopsin into Asymmetric Polymersomes from an ABC Block Copolymer. Nano Lett. 2019, 19 (4), 2503-2508. DOI: 10.1021/acs.nanolett.9b00161


Contini, C.; Pearson, R.; Wang, L.; Messager, L.; Gaitzsch, J.; Rizzello, L.; Ruiz-Perez, L.; *Battaglia, G., Bottom-Up Evolution of Vesicles from Disks to High-Genus Polymersomes. iScience 2018, 7, 132-144. DOI: 10.1016/j.isci.2018.08.018

Richard, P. U.; Craciun, I.; Gaitzsch, J.; Weiner, L.; *Palivan, C. G., Delivery of ROS Generating Anthraquinones Using Reduction-Responsive Peptide-Based Nanoparticles. Helv. Chim. Acta 2018, 101 (7). DOI: 10.1002/hlca.201800064

*Gaitzsch, J.; Welsch, P. C.; Folini, J.; Schoenenberger, C.-A.; Anderson, J. C.; Meier, W. P., Revisiting Monomer Synthesis and Radical Ring Opening Polymerization of Dimethylated MDO Towards Biodegradable Nanoparticles for Enzymes. Eur. Polym. J. 2018, 101, 113-119. DOI: 10.1016/j.eurpolymj.2018.02.015

Konishcheva, E.; Daubian, D.; *Gaitzsch, J.; *Meier, W., Synthesis of Linear ABC Triblock Copolymers and Their Self-Assembly in Solution. Helv. Chim. Acta 2018, 101 (2), e1700287. DOI: 10.1002/hlca.201700287


Joseph, A.; Contini, C.; Cecchin, D.; Nyberg, S.; Ruiz-Perez, L.; Gaitzsch, J.; Fullstone, G.; Tian, X. H.; Azizi, J.; Preston, J.; *Volpe, G.; *Battaglia, G., Chemotactic synthetic vesicles: Design and applications in blood-brain barrier crossing. Science Advances 2017, 3 (8). DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.1700362

*Gaitzsch, J.; Messager, L.; Morecroft, E.; *Meier, W., Vesicles in Multiple Shapes: Fine-Tuning Polymersomes’ Shape and Stability by Setting Membrane Hydrophobicity. Polymers 2017, 9 (10), 483. DOI: 10.3390/polym9100483

Iyisan, B.; Siedel, A. C.; Gumz, H.; Yassin, M.; Kluge, J.; Gaitzsch, J.; Formanek, P.; Moreno, S.; Voit, B.; Appelhans, D., Dynamic Docking and Undocking Processes Addressing Selectively the Outside and Inside of Polymersomes. Macromol. Rapid Commun. 2017, 38 (21), 1700486. DOI: 10.1002/marc.201700486


Simon-Gracia, L.; Hunt, H.; Scodeller, P. D.; Gaitzsch, J.; Braun, G. B.; Willmore, A. M. A.; Ruoslahti, E.; *Battaglia, G.; *Teesalu, T., Paclitaxel-Loaded Polymersomes for Enhanced Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy. Mol. Cancer Ther. 2016, 15 (4), 670-679. DOI: 10.1158/1535-7163.Mct-15-0713-T

Ruiz-Perez, L.; Messager, L.; Gaitzsch, J.; Joseph, A.; Sutto, L.; *Gervasio, F. L.; *Battaglia, G., Molecular engineering of polymersome surface topology. Science Advances 2016, 2 (4), e1500948. DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.1500948

*Gaitzsch, J.; *Huang, X.; *Voit, B., Engineering Functional Polymer Capsules toward Smart Nanoreactors. Chem. Rev. 2016, 116 (3), 1053–1093. DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemrev.5b00241

Einfalt, T.; Goers, R.; Gaitzsch, J.; Gunkel-Grabole, G.; Schoenenberger, C.-A.; Palivan, C., Vesikel aus Polymeren. Nachr. Chem. 2016, 64 (10), 965-967. DOI: 10.1002/nadc.20164046043

Robertson, J. D.; Rizzello, L.; Avila-Olias, M.; Gaitzsch, J.; Contini, C.; Magon, M. S.; Renshaw, S. A.; *Battaglia, G., Purification of Nanoparticles by Size and Shape. Sci. Rep. 2016, 6. DOI: 10.1038/srep27494

Messager, L.; Burns, J. R.; Kim, J.; Cecchin, D.; Hindley, J.; Pyne, A. L. B.; Gaitzsch, J.; *Battaglia, G.; *Howorka, S., Biomimetic Hybrid Nanocontainers with Selective Permeability. Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. 2016, 55 (37), 11106-11109. DOI: 10.1002/anie.201604677

*Gaitzsch, J.; Delahaye, M.; Poma, A.; Du Prez, F.; Battaglia, G., Comparison of metal free polymer-dye conjugation strategies in protic solvents. Polym. Chem. 2016, 7, 3046-3055. DOI: 10.1039/c6py00518g

Simon-Gracia, L.; Hunt, H.; Scodeller, P.; Gaitzsch, J.; Kotamraju, V. R.; Sugahara, K. N.; Tammik, O.; Ruoslahti, E.; Battaglia, G.; Teesalu, T., iRGD peptide conjugation potentiates intraperitoneal tumor delivery of paclitaxel with polymersomes. Biomaterials 2016, 104, 247-257. DOI: 10.1016/j.biomaterials.2016.07.023

Fetsch, C.; Gaitzsch, J.; Messager, L.; *Battaglia, G.; *Luxenhofer, R., Self-Assembly of Amphiphilic Block Copolypeptoids – Micelles, Worms and Polymersomes. Sci. Rep. 2016, 6, 33491. DOI: 10.1038/srep33491

*Gaitzsch, J.; *Chudasama, V.; Morecroft, E.; Messager, L.; Battaglia, G., Synthesis of an Amphiphilic Miktoarm Star Terpolymer for Self-Assembly into Patchy Polymersomes. ACS Macro Lett. 2016, 5 (3), 351-354. DOI: 10.1021/acsmacrolett.5b00913


Ruiz-Perez, L.; Madsen, J.; Themistou, E.; Gaitzsch, J.; Messager, L.; Armes, S. P.; Battaglia, G., Nanoscale detection of metal-labeled copolymers in patchy polymersomes. Polym. Chem. 2015, 6 (11), 2065-2068. DOI: 10.1039/c4py01508h

*Gaitzsch, J.; Karu, K.; Battaglia, G., Peptoidosomes as biomimetic nanoparticles from oligo-alpha-peptoids using solid-phase-synthesis. Eur. Polym. J. 2015, 73, 447-454. DOI: 10.1016/j.eurpolymj.2015.10.026


Messager, L.; Gaitzsch, J.; Chierico, L.; Battaglia, G., Novel aspects of encapsulation and delivery using polymersomes. Curr. Opin. Pharmacol. 2014, 18, 104-111. DOI: 10.1016/j.coph.2014.09.017

Grafe, D.; Gaitzsch, J.; Appelhans, D.; Voit, B., Cross-linked polymersomes as nanoreactors for controlled and stabilized single and cascade enzymatic reactions. Nanoscale 2014, 6 (18), 10752-10761. DOI: 10.1039/C4nr02155j

Gaitzsch, J.; Rogachev, V.; Zahel, M.; Metz, P., Synthesis of m-Terphenyl Derivatives via Domino Diels-Alder/Retro-Diels-Alder Reaction of 1,3-Dienic delta-Sultones with Alkynes. Synthesis-Stuttgart 2014, 46 (4), 531-536. DOI: 10.1055/s-0033-1340346

Gaitzsch, J.; Appelhans, D.; Janke, A.; Strempel, M.; Schwille, P.; Voit, B., Cross-linked and pH sensitive supported polymer bilayers from polymersomes – studies concerning thickness, rigidity and fluidity. Soft Matter 2014, 10 (1), 66-73. DOI: 10.1039/C3sm52016a


Gaitzsch, J.; Canton, I.; Appelhans, D.; Battaglia, G.; Voit, B., Cellular Interactions with Photo-Cross-Linked and pH-Sensitive Polymersomes: Biocompatibility and Uptake Studies. Biomacromolecules 2012, 13 (12), 4188-4195. DOI: 10.1021/Bm3014704

Gaitzsch, J.; Appelhans, D.; Wang, L. G.; Battaglia, G.; Voit, B., Synthetic Bio-nanoreactor: Mechanical and Chemical Control of Polymersome Membrane Permeability. Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. 2012, 51 (18), 4448-4451. DOI: 10.1002/anie.201108814

Gaitzsch, J.; Appelhans, D.; Voit, B., Responsive Polymersomes. Nachr. Chem. 2012, 60 (12), 1176-1180. DOI: 10.1002/nadc.201290432


Gaitzsch, J.; Rogachev, V.; Metz, P.; Filimonov, V. D.; Zahel, M.; Kataeva, O., Simple and practical one-step synthesis of new 1,3-dienic delta-sultones from terminal alkynes and some synthetic applications of these compounds. J. Sulfur Chem. 2011, 32 (1), 3-16. DOI: 10.1080/17415993.2010.537339

Gaitzsch, J.; Appelhans, D.; Grafe, D.; Schwille, P.; Voit, B., Photo-crosslinked and pH sensitive polymersomes for triggering the loading and release of cargo. Chem. Commun. 2011, 47 (12), 3466-3468. DOI: 10.1039/C0cc05355d


Gaitzsch, J.; Rogachev, V. O.; Metz, P.; Yusubov, M. S.; Filimonov, V. D.; Kataeva, O., The first example of a domino Diels-Alder/retro-Diels-Alder reaction of 1,3-dienic delta-sultones with alkynes: a simple synthesis of m-terphenyl dicarboxy derivatives from 4,6-diphenyl-[1,2]oxathiine 2,2-dioxide. J. Sulfur Chem. 2009, 30 (1), 4-9. DOI: 10.1080/17415990802512710

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