Marcus Speck

Dr. Marcus Speck, Akad. ORat

Department of Chemistry and Pharmacy
Chair of Organic Chemistry II (Prof. Dr. Hirsch)

Room: Room 04.036
Nikolaus-Fiebiger-Str. 10
91058 Erlangen


Diploma Thesis

C4-C-Funktionalisierung von 2,2,6,6-Tetramethylpiperidin-4-on


Ph.D. Thesis

Synthese, Reaktionen und Strukturanalyse kovalent verknüpfter Porphyrin-o-chinone als Modellverbindung für die Photosynthese



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  • M. O. Senge, S. Hatscher, Z. Okten, M. Speck Synthetic potential and limitations of o-quinones as acceptor groups in electron transfer compounds in Tetrahedron Letters 2003, 44(24), 4463-4466
  • M. Speck, D. Niethammer, M. Senge Isomeric porphyrin phenanthrenequinones: synthesis, NMR spectroscopy, electrochemical properties, and in situ EPR/ENDOR studies of the o-semiquinone anion radicals in J. Chem. Soc, Perk. Trans. 2 2002, 455-462
  • A. Wiehe, M. Senge, A. Schäfer, M. Speck, S. Tannert, H. Kurreck, B. Röder Electron donor-acceptor compounds; exploiting the triptycene geometry for the synthesis of porphyrin quinone diads, triads, and a tetrad in Tetrahedron 2001, 57(51), 10089-10110
  • M. Senge, S. Runge, M. Speck, K. Ruhlandt-Senge Identification of stable porphomethenes and porphodimethenes from the reaction of sterically hindered aldehydes with pyrrole in Tetrahedron 2000, 56(45), 8972-8932
  • M. Speck, H. Kurreck, M. O. Senge Porphyrin-o-quinones as model systems for electron transfer and catecholase reactions in Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2000, 2303-2314
  • M. O. Senge, M. Speck, A. Wiehe, H. Dieks, S. Aguirre, H. Kurreck Structure and conformation of photosynthetic pigments and related compounds. 12. A crystallographic analysis of porphyrin-quinones and their precursors in Photochem. Photobiol. 1999, 70, 206-216
  • M. Speck, M. O. Senge, A. Schäfer, H. Kurreck  Novel oxidation reactions of sterically demanding 3,6-di-tert-butyl-porphyrin-o-quinones to muconic anhydride derivatives in Bioorg. Med. Chem. Letters 1997, 7(20), 2589-2592