Check out the article published in C2W Vakblad voor chemie en life sciences, 10/2021, p.18-21. about our journey synthesizing crenarchaeol. Holzheimer, M., Damsté, J. S. S., Schouten, S., Havenith, R. W. A., Cunha, A. V., & Minnaard, A. J. (2021). Total Synthesis of the Alleged Structure of Crenarchaeol enables Structure Revision. Angewandte Chemie (International ed. in English), 60(32), [...]
In September we usually have a fun group outing every year to welcome new members and students. Since these years are a bit different we had a small borrel outside in the sun at Linnaeusborg. Welcome all. Let's hope to do the group outing soon!
'Building molecules can be art' Synthesis of one of the most abundant organic lipids elucidates its structure Published by RUG ScienceLinx Crenarchaeol is a large, closed-loop lipid that is present in the membranes of ammonium-oxidizing archaea, a unicellular life form that exists ubiquitously in the oceans. In comparison to other archaeal membrane lipids, crenarchaeol is [...]
Picnic 2021 Adri with our secretary Janka organized a lovely picnic at the Dorkwerdsluis with some nice homemade snacks. We were very fortunate with the weather and had a great time with all of the Stratingh members in Linnaeusborg.
On 5-6 July 2021 there will be an European Symposium on Organic Chemistry (ESOC) . Have a look at our postdoc dr. Niels Reintjens talking about 'Protection Group-Free Reductive Chlorination and Thiolation of Glycosides via Trityl Hydrazones'.
Mira will defend her thesis titled: “On the Total Synthesis of Archaeal and Mycobacterial Natural Products” on the 5th of February at 12:45pm. The ceremony can be followed online via this link: https://www.rug.nl/about-ug/latest-news/events/promoties/digital-phd-ceremony