Publications

Postdoctoral Work

Rigling, C.; Kisunzu, J. K.; Duschmalé, J.; Häussinger, D.; Wiesner, M.; Ebert, M.-O.; Wennemers, H. Conformational Properties of a Peptidic Catalyst: Insights from NMR Spectroscopic Studies. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2018, 140, 10829-10838.

*Grünenfelder, C. E.; *Kisunzu, J. K.; Trapp, N.; Kastl, R.; Wennemers, H. Crystal Structures of Peptidic Catalysts of the H-DPro-Pro-Xaa Type. Pept. Sci. 2017, DOI: 10.1002/bip.22912. (*equal contribution)

Grünenfelder, C. E.; Kisunzu, J. K.; Wennemers, H. Peptide-Catalyzed Stereoselective Conjugate Addition Reactions of Aldehydes to Maleimide. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2016, 55, 8571-8574.

Wennemers, H.; Kisunzu, J. K.; Lewandowski, B.; Lewandowska, U. 2016. (2S,4S)-(9H-Fluoren-9-ylmethoxycarbonyl)-4-azidoproline. e-EROS Encyclopedia of Reagents for Organic Synthesis. (Encyclopedia article)

Graduate Work

Kou, K. G. M.; Pflueger, J. J.; Kiho, T.; Morrill, L. C.; Fisher, E. L.; Clagg, K.; Lebold, T. P.; Kisunzu, J. K.; Sarpong, R. A Benzyne Insertion Approach to Hetisine-Type Diterpenoid Alkaloids: Synthesis of Cossonidine (Davisine). (Corresponding authors) J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2018, 140, 8105-8109.

Hamlin, A. M.; Kisunzu, J. K.; Sarpong, R. Synthetic Strategies Toward Hetidine and Hetisine-Type Diterpenoid Alkaloids. Org. Biomol. Chem. 2014, 12, 1846-1860. (Review)

Kisunzu, J. K.; Sarpong, R. Hidden Symmetry Enables a 15 Step Total Synthesis of Pactamycin. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2013, 52, 10694-10696. (Highlight)