• Connecting copper and cancer: from transition metal signalling to metalloplasia, Nature Cancer Reviews, 2022, in press. 
  • An organometallic gold(I) bis‐N‐heterocyclic carbene complex with multimodal activity in ovarian cancer cells, Chemistry, 2020, 26,15528 –15537. VIP ARTICLE, 1000th Issue
  • Exploring the Chemoselectivity towards Cysteine Arylation by Cyclometallated AuIII Compounds: New Mechanistic Insights, ChemBioChem 2020, 21, 3071 – 3076. VIP Article - Horst Kessler’s 80th Birthday Special Issue
  • Targeted imaging of integrins in cancer tissues using photocleavable Ru(II) polypyridine complexes as mass-tags, Chemical Communications, 2020, DOI: 10.1039/D0CC00774A

Selected Publications

  • Bonsignore R., Thomas. S.R. et al.: "C−C Cross-Couplings from a Cyclometalated Au(III) C^N Complex: Mechanistic Insights and Synthetic Developments". Chemistry Eur. J., 2021, 27, 14322-14334.
  • Wragg D., Leoni S. and Casini A.: „Aquaporin-driven hydrogen peroxide transport: a case of molecular mimicry?". RSC Chemical Biology, 2020, 1, 390-394.
  • Minori K. et al: "Comparing the Antileishmanial Activity of Gold(I) and Gold(III) Compounds in L. amazonensis and L. braziliensis in Vitro". ChemMedChem, 2020, 15, 2146–2150. Special Issue "Metals in Medicine"
  • Bonsignore R., Thomas S.R. et al: „Carbon-Phosphorus Coupling from C^N Cyclometalated AuIII Complexes". Chemistry Eur. J., 2020, 26, 4226-4231.
  • Thomas S. R. and Casini A.; „Gold compounds for catalysis and metal-mediated transformations in biological systems". Current Opinion in Chemical Biology. 2020, 55, 103-110.
  • Wenzel N.M. et al.: „Cyclometalated AuIII Complexes for Cysteine Arylation in Zinc Finger Protein Domains: Towards Controlled Reductive Elimination“. Chemistry Eur. J., 2019, 25, 7628-7634.
  • Poethig A. and Casini A.: „Recent Developments of Supramolecular Metal-based Structures for Applications in Cancer Therapy and Imaging“. Theranostics, 2019, 9, 3150-3169.
  • Han J. et al.: „Bioconjugation of Supramolecular Metallacages to Integrin Ligands for Targeted Delivery of Cisplatin“. Bioconjugate Chemistry, 2018, 29, 3856-3865.

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