Research in Drug Development (RD3)

Microbiology, Bioorganic and Macromolecular Chemistry

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His interests are focused on the applications of halogen bonding in materials science and crystal engineering, and the preparation of biocompatible/biodegradable polymers targeting drug delivery systems.

Top ten recent articles

Halogen bonded Borromean networks by design: topology invariance and metric tuning in a library of multi-component systems

Kumar, V., Pilati, T., Terraneo, G., Meyer, F., Metrangolo, P., & Resnati, G. (2017). Halogen bonded Borromean networks by design: topology invariance and metric tuning in a library of multi-component systems. Chemical science, 8, 1801-1810. doi:10.1039/c6sc04478f  

 

Trifluoromethyl nitrogen heterocycles: Synthetic aspects and potential biological targets

Meyer, F. (2016). Trifluoromethyl nitrogen heterocycles: Synthetic aspects and potential biological targets. Chemical communications, 52(15), 3077-3094. doi:10.1039/c5cc09414c  

 

Fluorinated conjugated polymers in organic bulk heterojunction photovoltaic solar cells

Meyer, F. (2015). Fluorinated conjugated polymers in organic bulk heterojunction photovoltaic solar cells. Progress in polymer science. doi:10.1016/j.progpolymsci.2015.04.007  

 

Halogen bonding at work: Recent applications in synthetic chemistry and materials science

Meyer, F., & Dubois, P. (2013). Halogen bonding at work: Recent applications in synthetic chemistry and materials science. CrystEngComm, 15(16), 3058-3071. doi:10.1039/c2ce26150b  

 

Poly(ethylene oxide)-b-poly(L-lactide) diblock copolymer/carbon nanotube-based nanocomposites

Meyer, F., Raquez, J.-M., Verge, P., Martínez De Arenaza, I., Coto, B., Van der Voort, P., Meaurio, E., Dervaux, B., Sarasua, J.-R., Du Prez, F., & Dubois, P. (2011). Poly(ethylene oxide)-b-poly(L-lactide) diblock copolymer/carbon nanotube-based nanocomposites: LiCl as supramolecular structure-directing agent. Biomacromolecules, 12, 4086.  

 

Reversible positioning at submicrometer scale of carbon nanotubes mediated by pH-sensitive poly(amino-methacrylate) patterns

Olivier, A., Meyer, F., Desbief, S., Verge, P., Raquez, J.-M., Damman, P., Lazzaroni, R., & Dubois, P. (2011). Reversible positioning at submicrometer scale of carbon nanotubes mediated by pH-sensitive poly(amino-methacrylate) patterns. Chemical communications, 47, 1163.  

 

Halogen Bonding in Supramolecular Chemistry

Metrangolo, P., Meyer, F., Pilati, T., Resnati, G., & Terraneo, G. (2008). Halogen Bonding in Supramolecular Chemistry. Angewandte Chemie, 47(33), 6114-6127. doi:10.1002/anie.200800128  

 

Mutual induced coordination in halogen-bonded anionic assemblies with (6.3) cation-templated topologies

Metrangolo, P., Meyer, F., Pilati, T., Resnati, G., & Terraneo, G. (2008). Mutual induced coordination in halogen-bonded anionic assemblies with (6.3) cation-templated topologies. Chemical communications, 1635.  

 

Highly interpenetrated networks supported by N???I halogen bonding

Metrangolo, P., Meyer, F., Pilati, T., Proserpio, D., & Resnati, G. (2007). Highly interpenetrated networks supported by N???I halogen bonding. Chemistry, 13(20), 5765-5772. doi:10.1002/chem.200601653  

 

Tuning second-order NLO responses through halogen bonding.

Cariati, E., Forni, A., Biella, S., Metrangolo, P., Meyer, F., Resnati, G., Righetto, S., Tordin, E., & Ugo, R. (2007). Tuning second-order NLO responses through halogen bonding. Chemical communications,(25), 2590-2592. doi:10.1039/b702724a