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42   Aerobic C-N Bond Formation via Enzymatic Nitroso Ene Reactions
C. Jäger, J. Deska, 2020, submitted
41   Arylative Allene Cyclization by Sequential Enzyme & Palladium Catalysis
J. M. Naapuri, G. A. Åberg, J. M. Palomo, J. Deska, ChemCatChem 2020, in print
40   A Kirmse Mutase – Copper Proteins Catalyse [2,3]-Sigmatropic Oxonium Ylide Rearrangements

F. Blume, F. Mollerup, M. Sandgren, E. Master, J. Deska, 2020, manuscript in preparation

39   Investigation on mycelial growth requirements of Cantharellus cibarius under laboratory conditions

S. Deshaware, S. J. Marathe, D. Bedade, J. Deska, S. Shamekh, Arch. Microbiol. 2020, accepted 

38   Anti-angiogenic and anti-inflammatory activity of the truffle 'Tuber aestivum' extracts and a correlation with the                 chemical constituents identified therein

S. J. Marathe, W. Hamzi, A. M. Bashein, J. Deska, T. Seppänen-Laakso, R S. Singhal, S. Shamekh

Food Res. Int. 2020, 137, 109699

37   In silico characterization of bacterial chitinase: illuminating the evolutionary relationship with archeal and
eukaryotic cousins
B. Datta, J. Deska, R. Bandopadhyay, S. Shamekh
J. Genet. Eng. Biotechnol. 2020, 18, in print
2019   back to top
36   Biocatalytic production of amino-carbohydrates through oxidoreductase and transaminase cascades
V. Aumala, F. Mollerup, E. Jurak, F. Blume, J. Karppi, A. E. Koistinen, E. Schuiten, M. Voß, U. T. Bornscheuer, J. Deska, E. R. Master
ChemSusChem 2019, in print
35   The role of organometallic dehydrogenase mimics for H2 evolution in a C1-conversion network
G. Tavakoli, J. E. Armstrong, J. Naapuri, J. Deska*, M. H. G. Prechtl*, 
Chem. Eur. J. 2019, 25, doi:10.1002/chem.201806351
34   Shape and Phase Transitions in a PEGylated Phospholipid System
L. Viitala, S. Pajari, L. Gentile, J. Määttä, M. Gubitosi, J. Deska, M. Sammalkorpi,
U. Olsson, L. Murtomäki, Langmuir2019, doi:10.1021/acs.langmuir.2018-03829v (in print)
2018   back to top
33   Biocatalytic Enantioconvergent Redoxisomerization
Y.-C. Liu, C. Merten, J. Deska
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2018, 57, 12151-12156; Angew. Chem. 2018130, 12328-12333. Link to publisher
32   Kirmse-Doyle- and Stevens-type Rearrangements of Glutarate-derived Oxonium Ylides
B. Skrobo, N. E. Schlörer, J.-M. Neudörfl, J. Deska, 
Chem. Eur. J. 2018, 24, 3209-3217
31   Chloroperoxidase-catalyzed Achmatowicz Rearrangements
D. Thiel, F. Blume, C. Jäger, J. Deska,
Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2018, 20, 2717-2725
30   Lipase-induced Oxidative Furan Rearrangements
F. Blume, P. Sprengart, J. Deska,
Synlett 2018, 29, 1293-1296
29   Fermentative production of extracellular amylase from novel amylase producer, Tuber maculatum mycelium, and its characterizations
D. K. Bedade, R. S. Singhal, S. Bankar, S. Bejar, J. Deska, S. Shamekh,
Prep. Biochem. Biotechnol. 2018, in print
2017    back to top
28   Enzymatic Halocyclization of Allenic Alcohols & Carboxylates: A Biocatalytic Entry to Functionalized O-Heterocycles
J. Naapuri, J. D. Rolfes, J. Keil, C. Manzuna Sapu, J. Deska,
Green Chem. 2017, 19, 447-452.
27   Extracellular Xylanase Production from a New Xylanase Producer Tuber maculatum Mycelium under Submerged Fermentation
D. K. Bedade, O. Berezina, R. Singhal, J. Deska, S. Shamekh,
Biocatal. Agric. Biotechnol. 2017, 11, 288-293.
26   Biochemical Characterization of Extracellular Cellulase from Tuber maculatum mycelium produced under submerged fermentation
D. K. Bedade, O. Turunen, J. Deska, S. Shamekh
Appl. Biochem. Biotechnol. 2017, 181, 772-783.
2016    back to top
25   An Organometallic Dismutase – Self-Sufficient Formaldehyde-to-Methanol Conversion 
D. van der Waals, L. E. Heim, S. Vallazza, C. Gedig, J. Deska, M. H. G. Prechtl
Chem. Eur. J. 2016, 22, 11568-11573, Link. 
24   Chemoenzymatic Total Synthesis of (+)- & (−)-cis-Osmundalactone
F. Blume, Y. C. Liu, D. Thiel, J. Deska
J. Mol. Catal. B Enzym. 2016, 134, 280-284.
23   Enzymatic Approaches for the Preparation of Optically Active Non-Centrochiral Compounds
B. Skrobo, J. D. Rolfes, J. Deska 
Tetrahedron. 2016, 72, 1257-1275. Link
2015    back to top
22   Bioinduced Room Temperature Methanol Reforming
L. E. Heim, D. Thiel, C. Gedig, J. Deska*, M. H. G. Prechtl* 
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 201554, 10308-10312, LinkAngew. Chem. 2015127, 10447-10451, Link. Hot Paper
21   The Achmatowicz Rearrangement: Oxidative Ring Expansion of Furfuryl Alcohols (review)
J. Deska, D. Thiel, E. Gianolio
Synthesis 2015, 47, in print. Link
20   Alkylative Amination of Biogenic Furans via Imine-to-Azaallyl Umpolung
F. Blume, M. H. Albeiruty, J. Deska, 
Synthesis 2015, 47, 2093-2099. Link
2014    back to top
19   Enzymatic Aerobic Rearrangement of Optically Active Furylcarbinols
D. Thiel, D. Doknic, J. Deska
Nature Commun. 2014, 5, 5278. Link
18   Migratory Dynamic Kinetic Resolution of Carbocyclic Allylic Alcohols
C. Manzuna Sapu, T. Görbe, R. Lihammar, J.-E. Bäckvall, J. Deska
Org. Lett. 2014, 16, 5952-5955. Link
17   Young Career Focus
J. Deska, Synform 2014, 1, A14-A15. Link
2013    back to top
16   Oxonium Ylide Rearrangement of Enzymatically Desymmetrized Glutarates
B. Skrobo, J. Deska
Org. Lett. 2013, 15, 5998-6001. Link
15   Chemoenzymatic Total Synthesis of Hyperiones A & B
C. Manzuna Sapu, J. Deska
Org. Biomol. Chem. 2013, 11, 1376-1382. Link
14   Modular Synthesis of Optically Active Tröger's Base Analogues
T. Kamiyama, M. S. Özer, E. Otth, J. Deska,* J. Cvengros*
ChemPlusChem 2013, 78, 1510-1516. Link
13   On a Chemoenzymatic Desymmetrization/Ring Expansion Strategy towards Functionalized N-Heterocycles
D. Thiel, J. Deska
Synlett 2013, 24, 1529-1532. Link
12   Palladium-catalyzed Allylic Alkylation as Versatile Tool in Amino Acid and Peptide Modifications
U. Kazmaier, A. Bayer, J. Deska
Synthesis 2013, 45, 1462-1468. Link
11   On the Lipase-catalyzed Resolution of Functionalized Biaryls
B. Skrobo, J. Deska
Tetrahedron: Asymmetry 2013, 24, 1052-1056. Link
2012    back to top
10   Enantioselective Synthesis of Axially Chiral Tetrasubstituted Allenes via Lipase-catalyzed Desymmetrization
M. Hammel, J. Deska
Synthesis 2012, 44, 3789-3796. Link
2011    back to top
9   Enantioselective Enzymatic Desymmetrization of Prochiral Allenic Diols
C. Manzuna Sapu, J.-E. Bäckvall, J. Deska*
Angew. Chem. 2011, 123, 9905-9908; LinkAngew. Chem. Int. Ed. 201150, 9731-9734. Link
8   Stereoselective Synthesis of Deuterated b-Cyclohexenylserine, a Biosynthetic Intermediate of the Salinosporamides
J. Deska, S. Hähn, U. Kazmaier, Org. Lett. 2011, 13, 3210-3213. Link
2006 – 2010    back to top
7   Chemoenzymatic Dynamic Kinetic Resolution of Axially Chiral Allenes
J. Deska, C. del Pozo Ochoa, J.-E. Bäckvall 
Chem. Eur. J. 201016, 4447-4451. Link
6   Enzymatic Kinetic Resolution of Primary Allenic Alcohols. Application in the Total Synthesis and Stereochemical Assignment of (–)-Striatisporolide A
J. Deska, J.-E. Bäckvall 
Org. Biomol. Chem. 20097, 3379-3391. Link
5   A Straightforward Approach towards Glycoamino Acids and Glycopeptides via Pd-catalysed Allylic Alkylation
K. Krämer, J. Deska, C. Hebach, U. Kazmaier
Org. Biomol. Chem. 20097, 103-110. Link
4   Peptide Backbone Modifications (review)
J. Deska, U. Kazmaier
Curr. Org. Chem. 200812, 355-385. Link
3   Stereoselective Syntheses and Reactions of Stannylated Peptides
J. Deska, U. Kazmaier
Angew. Chem. 2007, 119, 4654-4657; LinkAngew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2007, 46, 4570-4573. Link
2   Highly Stereoselective Peptide Modifications via Palladium-catalyzed Allylic Alkylation of Chelated Peptide Enolates
J. Deska, U. Kazmaier
Chem. Eur. J. 200713, 6204-6211. Link
1   Highly Stereoselective Allylic Alkylation of Peptides
U. Kazmaier, J. Deska, A. Watzke
Angew. Chem. 2006, 118, 4973-4976; LinkAngew. Chem. Int. Ed. 200645, 4855-4858. Link
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