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Prof. Dr. Henning Jessen

Field of research

Our research program is dedicated to the chemical synthesis of phosphorylated natural products and their analogues. Along the way, innovative phosphorylation methodology is developed and applied in the synthesis of densely phosphorylated natural products.

Top three publications

Dürr-Mayer T, Qiu D, Eisenbeis VB, Steck N, Häner M, Hofer A, Mayer A, Siegel JS, Baldridge KK, Jessen HJ
The Chemistry of Branched Condensed Phosphates
2021  Nature Communications, volume: 12, page: 5368

Qiu D, Wilson MS, Eisenbeis VB, Harmel RC, Riemer E, Haas TM, Wittwer C, Jork N, Gu C, Shears SB, Schaaf G, Kammerer B, Fiedler D, Saiardi A, Jessen HJ
Analysis of Inositol Phosphate Metabolism by Capillary Electrophoresis Electrospray Ionization Mass Spectrometry 
2020  Nature Communications, volume: 11, page: 6035

Bittner T, Wittwer C, Hauke S, Wohlwend D, Mundinger S, Dutta A, Bezold D, Dürr T, Friedrich T, Schultz C, Jessen HJ
Photolysis of caged inositol-pyrophosphate InsP8 directly modulates intracellular Ca2+ oscillations and controls C2AB domain localization
2020  J Am Chem Soc, volume: 142, pages: 10606 – 10611