Selected publications

Anton Schmitz, Anna Weber, Mehtap Bayin, Stefan Breuers, Volkmar Fieberg, Michael Famulok, Günter Mayer. A SARS‐CoV‐2 Spike Binding DNA Aptamer that Inhibits Pseudovirus Infection by an RBD‐Independent Mechanism. Angew Chem Int Ed Engl. 2021 Mar 8. doi: 10.1002/anie.202100316

Stefan Breuers, Laura Lledo Bryant, Tjasa Legen, Günter Mayer. Robotic assisted generation of 2′-deoxy-2′-fluoro-modified RNA aptamers – High performance enabling strategies in aptamer selection. Methods 2019 May 15; Vol. 161, Pages 3-9

Seyfried P, Eiden L, Grebenovsky N, Mayer G, Heckel A. Photo-Tethers for the (Multi-)Cyclic, Conformational Caging of Long OligonucleotidesAngew Chem Int Ed Engl. 2017 Jan 2; 56(1):359-363.

Tolle F, Mayer G. Preparation of SELEX Samples for Next-Generation Sequencing. Methods Mol Biol. 2016; 1380:77-84.

Long Y, Pfeiffer F, Mayer G, Schrøder TD, Özalp VC, Olsen LF. Selection of Aptamers for Metabolite Sensing and Construction of Optical Nanosensors. Methods Mol Biol. 2016; 1380:3-19.

Civit L, Pinto A, Rodrigues-Correia A, Heckel A, O’Sullivan CK, Mayer G. Sensitive detection of cancer cells using light-mediated apta-PCRMethods. 2016; 97: 104-109.

Tolle F, Brändle GM, Matzner D, Mayer G. A Versatile Approach Towards Nucleobase-Modified Aptamers. Angew Chem Int Ed Engl.2015 Sep 7;54(37):10971-4.

Opazo F, Eiden L, Hansen L, Rohrbach F, Wengel J, Kjems J, Mayer G. Modular Assembly of Cell-targeting Devices Based on an Uncommon G-quadruplex Aptamer. MolTher Nucleic Acids. 2015 Sep 1;4:e251.

Dickinson H, Lukasser M, Mayer G, Hüttenhofer A. Cell-SELEX: in vitro selection of synthetic small specific ligands. Methods Mol Biol. 2015; 1296:213-24.

Lennarz S, Alich TC, Kelly T, Blind M, Beck H, Mayer G. Selective aptamer-based control of intraneuronal signaling. Angew Chem Int Ed Engl. 2015 Apr 27; 54(18):5369-73.

Lennarz S, Heider E, Blind M, and Mayer G. An aptamer to the MAP kinase insert region. ACS Chem. Biol., 2015 10, 320–327

Pofahl M, Wengel J, and Mayer G. Multifunctional nucleic acids for tumour cell treatment. Nucleic Acid Ther., 2014, 24, 171-177.

Rohrbach F, Schäfer F, Fichte MAH, Pfeiffer F, Müller J, Pötzsch B, Heckel A, and Mayer G. Aptamer-guided caging for selective masking of protein domainsAngew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2013, 52, 1912-5.

Tolle F and Mayer G. Dressed for success – Applying chemistry to modulate aptamer functionalityChem. Sci., 2013, 4, 60-67.

Vinkenborg J, Mayer G, and Famulok M. Aptamer-based affinity labeling of proteins. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2012, 51, 9176-9180.

Brieke C, Rohrbach F, Gottschalk A*, Mayer G*, and Heckel A*.  Light toolsAngew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2012, 51, 8446-8476.

Pinto A, Lennarz S, Rodrigues-Correia A, Heckel A, O’Sullivan CK, and Mayer G. Functional detection of proteins with caged aptamers. ACS Chem. Biol., 2012, 7, 360-366.

Meyer C, Eydeler K, Magbanua E, Zivkovic T, Piganeau N, Lorenzen I, Grötzinger J, Mayer G, Rose-John S, and Hahn U. Interleukin-6 receptor specific RNA aptamers for cargo delivery into target cellsRNA Biol., 2012, 9, 67-80.