Publications

[47] Systematic Comparison of Zwitterionic and Non-Zwitterionic Antifouling Polymer Brushes on a Bead-Based Platform E. van Andel, S. Lange, S. Pujari, E. J. Tijhaar, M. M. J. Smulders, H. F. J. Savelkoul, H. Zuilhof, Langmuir 2018, in press, Manuscript ID la-2018-01832v

[46] Self-Assembly of Functional Discrete Three-Dimensional Architectures in Water L. L. K. Taylor, I. A. Riddell, M. M. J. SmuldersAngew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2018, in press, DOI: 10.1002/anie.201806297

[45] Highly Specific Binding on Antifouling Zwitterionic Polymer-Coated Microbeads as Measured by Flow Cytometry E. van Andel, I. de Bus, E. J. Tijhaar, M. M. J. Smulders, H. F. J. Savelkoul, H. Zuilhof, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2017, 9, 38211-38221.

[44] Surface-Bound Quadruple H–bonded Dimers: Formation and Exchange Kinetics D. Gahtory, R. Sen, M. M. J. Smulders, H. Zuilhof, Faraday Discuss. 2017, 204, 383-394.

[43] Facile functionalization of peptide nucleic acids (PNAs) for antisense and single nucleotide polymorphism detection D. Gahtory, M. Murtola, M. M. J. Smulders, T. Wennekes, H. Zuilhof, R. Strömberg, B. Albada, Org. Biomol. Chem. 2017, 15, 6710-6714.

[42] Water-Repairable Zwitterionic Polymer Coatings for Anti-Biofouling Surfaces Z. Wang, E. van Andel, S. P. Pujari, H. Feng, J. A. Dijksman, M. M. J. Smulders, H. Zuilhof, J. Mater. Chem. B 2017, 5, 6728-6733.
This article features on the back cover of Journal of Materials Chemistry B, volume 5, issue 33, 2017.  

[41] Direct Creation of Biopatterns via a Combination of Laser-Based Techniques and Click Chemistry M. Chatzipetrou, M. Massaouti, G. Tsekenis, A. K. Trilling, E. van Andel, L. Scheres, M. M. J. Smulders, H. Zuilhof, I. Zergioti, Langmuir 2017, 33, 848-853.

[40] Efficient and Tunable Three-Dimensional Functionalization of Fully Zwitterionic Antifouling Surface Coatings S. C. Lange, E. van Andel, M. M. J. Smulders, H. Zuilhof, Langmuir 2016, 32, 10199-10205.
This paper was selected as ACS Editors’ Choice, and also features on the front cover of Langmuir, volume 32, issue 40, 2016.

[39] Dynamic Covalent Polymers F. García, M. M. J. Smulders, J. Polym. Sci., Part A: Polym. Chem. 2016, 54, 3551-3577.
This invited review features on the front cover of Journal of Polymer Science Part A: Polymer Chemistry, volume 54, issue 22, 2016.

[38] Quantification of Stereochemical Communication in Metal-Organic Assemblies A. M. Castilla, M. A. Miller, J. R. Nitschke, M. M. J. Smulders, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2016, 55, 10616-10620.

[37] Multi-responsive coordination polymers utilising metal-stabilised, dynamic covalent imine bonds F. García, J. Pelss, H. Zuilhof, M. M. J. Smulders, Chem. Commun. 2016, 52, 9059-9062.
This invited article is part of the themed collection: 2016 Emerging Investigators.

[36] Use of Ambient Ionization High-Resolution Mass Spectrometry for the Kinetic Analysis of Organic Surface Reactions R. Sen, J. Escorihuela, M. M. J. Smulders, H. Zuilhof, Langmuir 2016, 32, 3412-3419.

[35] Structure and Long-Term Stability of Alkylphosphonic Acid Monolayers on SS316L Stainless Steel M. Kosian, M. M. J. Smulders, H. Zuilhof, Langmuir 2016, 32, 1047-1057.

[34] Highly Polymer-Repellent yet Atomically Flat Surfaces based on Organic Monolayers with a Single Fluorine Atom Z. Wang, S. P. Pujari, B. van Lagen, M. M. J. Smulders, H. Zuilhof, Adv. Mater. Interf. 2016, 3, 1500514.

[33] Designed Enclosure Enables Guest Binding Within the 4200 Å3 Cavity of a Self-Assembled Cube W. J. Ramsay, F. T. Szczypiński, H. Weissman, T. K. Ronson, M. M. J. Smulders, B. Rybtchinski, J. R. Nitschke, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2015, 54, 5636-5640.
This paper features on the inside back cover of Angewandte Chemie International Edition, volume 54, issue 19, 2015.

[32] Quantitative Understanding of Guest Binding Enables the Design of Complex Host-Guest Behavior M. M. J. Smulders, S. Zarra, J. R. Nitschke, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2013, 135, 7039-7046.

[31] Generation of a Dynamic System of Three-Dimensional Tetrahedral Polycatenanes S. P. Black, A. R. Stefankiewicz, M. M. J. Smulders, D. Sattler, C. A. Schalley, J. R. Nitschke, J. K. M. Sanders, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2013, 52, 5749-5752.
This paper was highlighted in Nature Chemistry, volume 5, issue 6, 2013.

[30] Chain-Reaction Anion Exchange between Metal-Organic Cages S. Ma, M. M. J. Smulders, Y. R. Hristova, J. K. Clegg, T. K. Ronson, S. Zarra, J. R. Nitschke, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2013, 135, 5678-5684.

[29] Building on architectural principles for three-dimensional metallosupramolecular construction M. M. J. Smulders, I. A. Riddell, C. Browne, J. R. Nitschke, Chem. Soc. Rev. 2013, 42, 1728-1754.
This paper is among the top-25 most cited papers from 2013 in Chemical Society Reviews, as announced by the journal in March 2015 (link).

[28] A stimuli responsive system of self-assembled anion-binding Fe4L68+ cages J. K. Clegg, J. Cremers, A. J. Hogben, B. Breiner, M. M. J. Smulders, J. D. Thoburn, J. R. Nitschke, Chem. Sci. 2013, 4, 68-76.
This paper features on the front cover of Chemical Science, volume 4, issue 1, 2013.

[27] Anion-induced reconstitution of a self-assembling system to express a chloride-binding Co10L15 pentagonal prism I. A. Riddell, M. M. J. Smulders, J. K. Clegg, Y. R. Hristova, B. Breiner, J. D. Thoburn, J. R. Nitschke, Nat. Chem. 2012, 4, 751-756.

[26] Guanidinium Binding Modulates Guest Exchange within an M4L6 Capsule S. Zarra, M. M. J. Smulders, Q. Lefebvre, J. K. Clegg, J. R. Nitschke, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2012, 51, 6882–6885.

[25] Integrative Self-Sorting Synthesis of a Fe8Pt6L24 Cubic Cage M. M. J. Smulders, A. Jiménez, J. R. Nitschke, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2012, 51, 6681-6685.
This paper was highlighted in ACS Chemical & Engineering News, issue of June 18, 2012.

[24] Pathway complexity in supramolecular polymerization P. A. Korevaar, S. J. George, A. J. Markvoort, M. M. J. Smulders, P. A. J. Hilbers, A. P. H. J. Schenning, T. F. A. de Greef, E. W. Meijer, Nature 2012, 481, 492-496.

[23] Supramolecular control over Diels-Alder reactivity by encapsulation and competitive displacement M. M. J. Smulders, J. R. Nitschke, Chem. Sci. 2012, 3, 785-788.
This paper was highlighted in RSC Chemistry World, issue of January 2012.

[22] Thermodynamics of Supramolecular Naphthalenediimide Nanotube Formation: The Influence of Solvents, Side Chains, and Guest Templates N. Ponnuswamy, G. D. Pantoş, M. M. J. Smulders, J. K. M. Sanders, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2012, 134, 566-573.

[21] Cooperative Two-Component Self-Assembly of Mono- and Ditopic Monomers M. M. J. Smulders, M. M. L. Nieuwenhuizen, M. Grossman, I. A. W. Filot, C. C. Lee, T. F. A. de Greef, A. P. H. J. Schenning, A. R. A. Palmans, E. W. Meijer, Macromolecules 2011, 44, 6581-6587.

[20] Effect of Stereogenic Centers on the Self-Sorting, Depolymerization, and Atropisomerization Kinetics of Porphyrin-Based Aggregates F. Helmich, M. M. J. Smulders, C. C. Lee, A. P. H. J. Schenning, E. W. Meijer, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2011, 133, 12238-12246.

[19] Selective anion binding by a “Chameleon” capsule with a dynamically reconfigurable exterior Y. R. Hristova, M. M. J. Smulders, J. K. Clegg, B. Breiner, J. R. Nitschke, Chem. Sci. 2011, 2, 638-641.

[18] Encapsulation, storage and controlled release of sulfur hexafluoride from a metal-organic capsule I. A. Riddell, M. M. J. Smulders, J. K. Clegg, J. R. Nitschke, Chem. Commun. 2011, 47, 457-459.

[17] Unravelling the fine structure of stacked bipyridine diamine-derived C3-discotics as determined by X-ray diffraction, quantum-chemical calculations, Fast-MAS NMR and CD spectroscopy T. Metzroth, A. Hoffmann, R. Martín-Rapún, M. M. J. Smulders, K. Pieterse, A. R. A. Palmans, J. A. J. M. Vekemans, E. W. Meijer, H. W. Spiess, J. Gauss, Chem. Sci. 2011, 2, 69-76.

[16] The effect of isotopic substitution on the chirality of a self-assembled helix S. Cantekin, D. W. R. Balkenende, M. M. J. Smulders, A. R. A. Palmans, E. W. Meijer, Nat. Chem. 2011, 3, 42-46.

[15] Hydrogen-bond Engineering in Supramolecular Polymers: Polarity Influence on the Self-Assembly of Benzene-1,3,5-tricarboxamides T. Mes, M. M. J. Smulders, A. R. A. Palmans, E. W. Meijer, Macromolecules 2010, 43, 1981-1991.

[14] Self-Assembly of Ureido-Pyrimidinone Dimers into One-Dimensional Stacks by Lateral Hydrogen Bonding M. M. L. Nieuwenhuizen, T. F. A. de Greef, R. L. J. van der Bruggen, J. M. J. Paulusse, W. P. J. Appel, M. M. J. Smulders, R. P. Sijbesma, E. W. Meijer, Chem. Eur. J. 2010, 16, 1601-1612.

[13] Dynamic Supramolecular Polymers Based on Benzene-1,3,5-tricarboxamides: The Influence of Amide Connectivity on Aggregate Stability and Amplification of Chirality P. J. M. Stals, J. C. Everts, R. de Bruijn, I. A. W. Filot, M. M. J. Smulders, R. Martín-Rapún, E. A. Pidko, T. F. A. de Greef, A. R. A. Palmans, E. W. Meijer, Chem. Eur. J. 2010, 16, 810-821.

[12] Tuning the Extent of Chiral Amplification by Temperature in a Dynamic Supramolecular Polymer M. M. J. Smulders, I. A. W. Filot, J. M. A. Leenders, P. van der Schoot, A. R. A. Palmans, A. P. H. J. Schenning, E. W. Meijer, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2010, 132, 611-619.

[11] Probing the Limits of the Majority-Rules Principle in a Dynamic Supramolecular Polymer M. M. J. Smulders, P. J. M. Stals, T. Mes, T. F. E. Paffen, A. P. H. J. Schenning, A. R. A. Palmans, E. W. Meijer, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2010, 132, 620-626.

[10] How to Distinguish Isodesmic from Cooperative Supramolecular Polymerisation M. M. J. Smulders, M. M. L. Nieuwenhuizen, T. F. A. de Greef, P. van der Schoot, A. P. H. J. Schenning, E. W. Meijer, Chem. Eur. J. 2010, 16, 362-367.

[9] Supramolecular Polymerization T. F. A. de Greef, M. M. J. Smulders, M. Wolffs, A. P. H. J. Schenning, R. P. Sijbesma, E. W. Meijer, Chem. Rev. 2009, 109, 5687-5754.

[8] Asymmetrically Substituted Benzene-1,3,5-tricarboxamides: Self-Assembly and Odd-Even Effects in the Solid State and in Dilute Solution P. J. M. Stals, M. M. J. Smulders, R. Martín-Rapún, A. R. A. Palmans, E. W. Meijer, Chem. Eur. J. 2009, 15, 2071-2080.

[7] C3-symmetrical self-assembled structures investigated by vibrational circular dichroism M. M. J. Smulders, T. Buffeteau, D. Cavagnat, M. Wolffs, A. P. H. J. Schenning, E. W. Meijer, Chirality 2008, 20, 1016-1022.

[6] Insight into the Mechanisms of Cooperative Self-Assembly: The “Sergeants-and-Soldiers” Principle of Chiral and Achiral C3-Symmetrical Discotic Triamides M. M. J. Smulders, A. P. H. J. Schenning, E. W. Meijer, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2008, 130, 606-611.

[5] Star-Shaped Oligo(p-phenylenevinylene) Substituted Hexaarylbenzene: Purity, Stability, and Chiral Self-assembly Ž. Tomović, J. van Dongen, S. J. George, H. Xu, W. Pisula, P. Leclère, M. M. J. Smulders, S. de Feyter, E. W. Meijer, A. P. H. J. Schenning, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2007, 129, 16190-16196.

[4] Template Adaptability Is Key in the Oriented Crystallization of CaCO3 D. C. Popescu, M. M. J. Smulders, B. P. Pichon, N. Chebotareva, S.-Y. Kwak, O. L. J. van Asselen, R. P. Sijbesma, E. DiMasi, N. A. J. M. Sommerdijk, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2007, 129, 14058-14067.

[3] Helicity Induction and Amplification in an Oligo(p-phenylenevinylene) Assembly through Hydrogen-Bonded Chiral Acids S. J. George, Ž. Tomović, M. M. J. Smulders, T. F. A. de Greef, P. E. L. G. Leclère, E. W. Meijer, A. P. H. J. Schenning, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2007, 46, 8206-8211.

[2] Molecular Recognition Controls the Organization of Mixed Self-Organized Bis-Urea-Based Mineralization Templates for CaCO3 B. P. Pichon, S. Cantin, M. M. J. Smulders, M. R. J. Vos, N. Chebotareva, D. C. Popescu, O. van Asselen, F. Perrot, R. P. Sijbesma, N. A. J. M. Sommerdijk, Langmuir 2007, 23, 12655-12662.

[1] The Role of Synthetic Pharmaceutical Polymer Excipients in Oral Dosage Forms – Poly(ethylene oxide)-graft-poly(vinyl alcohol) Copolymers in Tablet Coatings R. Gutzler, M. Smulders, R. F. M. Lange, Macromol. Symp. 2005, 225, 81-94.