Dr. Caroline Grundke

Institute of Organic Chemistry
Johannes Gutenberg-University Mainz
Duesbergweg 10-14, 55128 Mainz
Room 2.223/02-124
Phone (06131) 39-22288
E-mail grundke[at]uni-mainz.de
Research interests: Green chemistry, Amino Nitriles, Functionalisation of photoactive TiO2-nanoparticles, photoredox catalysis

Complementary Mechanochemical and Biphasic Approaches for the Synthesis of Organic Thiocyanates using Hexacyanoferrates as Non-Toxic Cyanide Sources

C. Grundke, J. Groß, N. Vierengel, J. Sirleaf, M. Schmitz, L. Krieger, T. Opatz, Org. Biomol. Chem., 2023, 21, 644-650.

Photochemical α-Aminonitrile Synthesis using Zn-Phthalocyanines as Near-Infrared Photocatalysts

C. Grundke, R. Silva, W. Kitzmann, K. Heinze, K. de Oliveira, T. Opatz, J. Org. Chem., 2022, 87, 5630–5642.

Xylochemicals and Where to Find Them

J. Groß, C. Grundke, J. Rocker, A. J. Arduengo III, T.Opatz, Chem. Commun. 2021, 57, 9979-9994.

Programmed Formation of HCN Oligomers through Organosulfur Catalysis
C. Grundke, C. Kong, C. Kampf, B. F. Gupton, D. T. McQuade and T. Opatz, J. Org. Chem. 2021, 86, 15, 10320-10329.

Glucose as an eco‐friendly reductant in a one‐pot synthesis of 2,3‐dihydroquinazolin‐4(1H)‐ones
T. dos Santos, C.Grundke, T. Lucas, L. Großmann, G. C. Clososki, T. Opatz, Eur. J. Org. Chem., 2020, 6429-6432.

α-Aminonitriles: From Sustainable Preparation to Applications in Natural Product Synthesis
C.Grundke, N. Vierengel, T. Opatz, Chem. Rec. 2020, 20989–1016.

Visible Light-Induced Cleavage of C–S bonds in Thioacetals and Thioketals with Iodine as a Photocatalyst
M. Krumb, L. M. Kammer, R. Forster, C. Grundke, T. Opatz, ChemPhotoChem. 20204, 101 – 104.
This article was selected as Very Important Paper and also appears in: Hot Topic: Photocatalysis and Special collection: Photochemical Synthesis. (Cover Picture)

Strecker Reactions with Hexacyanoferrates as non-toxic Cyanide Sources
C. Grundke, T. Opatz, Green. Chem. 2019, 21, 2362-2366.