Peer-reviewed papers


2022


121. Minghao Zhang,‡ Nan Sheng,‡ Qun Song, Hua Zhang, Shiyan Chen,* Huaping Wang,* Kai Zhang*
Enhanced Selective Ion Transport by Assembling Nanofibers to Membrane Pairs with Channel-like nanopores for Osmotic Energy Harvesting
Nano Energy, 2022, https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S2211285522008631 (‡ Equal contribution)


120. Bianjing Sun, Dan Xu, Zengbin Wang, Bo Pang, Jiaxiu Wang, Dongping Sun*,Kai Zhang*
Sustainable Amylopectin-derived Mini-Windmills for Moisture-Induced Electric Generation
Advanced Energy and Sustainability Research, 2022, https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/aesr.202200084


119. Junping Deng,† Qun Song,†, Siyuan Liu,† Wenhui Pei, Peng Wang, Liming Zheng, Caoxing Huang,* Mingguo Ma,* Qing Jiang*, Kai Zhang*
Advanced applications of cellulose-based composites in fighting bone diseases
Composites Part B: Engineering, 2022, https://authors.elsevier.com/a/1fc5o4rCEkkcYx (‡ Equal contribution)


OP9. Hua Zhang, Ting Yang, Kai Zhang*
Low-corrosivity structural timber for a sustainable future (Preview)
Matter, 2022, https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2590238522003186?dgcid=author


118. Nan Sheng,‡ Minghao Zhang,‡ Qun Song, Hua Zhang, Shiyan Chen,* Huaping Wang,* Kai Zhang*
Enhanced Salinity Gradient Energy Harvesting with Oppositely Charged Bacterial Cellulose-based Composite Membranes
Nano Energy, 2022, https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S2211285522006255 (‡ Equal contribution)


117. Xiaofan Ma,‡ Ye Xiong,‡ Yushan Liu‡, Jingquan Han,* Gaigai Duan, Yiming Chen, Shuijian He, Changtong Mei, Shaohua Jiang,* Kai Zhang*
When MOFs Meet Wood: From Opportunities toward Applications
Chem, 2022, https://authors.elsevier.com/a/1fS6a8jWHEDdmH (‡ Equal contribution)
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116. Dan Xu‡, Qun Song‡, Chenchen Wu, Kai Zhang*
Designable multiple structural colors using alkaline periodate oxidated CNCs and gold nanorods
Advanced Materials Technology, 2022, https://doi.org/10.1002/admt.202200615 (‡ Equal contribution)


115. Yi-Tung Lu, Kui Zeng, Bodo Fuhrmann, Christian Wölk, Kai Zhang, Thomas Groth*
Engineering of Stable Cross-linked Multilayers Based on Thermo-responsive PNIPAM-grafted-Chitosan/Heparin to Tailor their Physiochemical Properties and Biocompatibility
ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 2022, https://pubs.acs.org/doi/full/10.1021/acsami.2c05297


114. Jianyong Wan,‡ Jiaxiu Wang,‡ Hongda Guo, Keliang Wan, Xinpeng Zhao, Jian Li, Shujun Li, Zhijun Chen*, Shouxin Liu,* Kai Zhang*
Constructing Ultra-Stable, Highly Efficient and Robust Photothermal Plastics Assisted by Solar-Thermal Carbon Dots With Photocaged Reactivity
Matter, 2022, https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2590238522002569 (‡ Equal contribution)


113. Junlei Xiao,‡ Huiling Li,‡ Hua Zhang,* Shuijian He, Qian Zhang, Kunming Liu, Shaohua Jiang, Gaigai Duan,* Kai Zhang*
Nanocellulose and its derived composite electrodes toward supercapacitors: Fabrication, properties, and challenges
Journal of Bioresources and Bioproducts, 2022, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jobab.2022.05.003 (‡ Equal contribution)


112. Chenyang Cai‡, Zechang Wei‡, Chunxiang Ding, Bianjing Sun, Wenbo Chen, Christoph Gerhard, Evgeny Nimerovsky, Yu Fu*, Kai Zhang*
Dynamically Tunable All-weather Daytime Cellulose Aerogel Radiative Super-Cooler for Energy Saving-Building
Nano Letters, 2022, https://pubs.acs.org/doi/full/10.1021/acs.nanolett.2c00844 (‡ Equal contribution)
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https://www.springwise.com/innovation/architecture-design/wood-based-material-for-heating-cooling-buildings
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111. Kui Zeng, Ruhuai Mei, Xizhou Cecily Zhang, Loren B Andreas, Kai Zhang*
Direct nitrogen interception from chitin/chitosan for imidazo [1,5-a]pyridines
Chemical Communications, 2022, https://pubs.rsc.org/en/content/articlepdf/2022/CC/D2CC01060G?page=search (back cover) OPEN ACCESS
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110. Wenbo Chen, Bianjing Sun, Philip Biehl, Kai Zhang*
Cellulose-based soft actuators (Invited Review)
Macromolecular Materials and Engineering, 2022, https://doi.org/10.1002/mame.202200072 OPEN ACCESS
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109. Kui Zeng, Jin Ye, Xintong Meng, Sebastian Dechert, Martin Simon, Shuaiyu Gong, Ricardo A. Mata, Kai Zhang*
Anomeric stereoauxiliary cleavage of the C-N bond of D-glucosamine for the preparation of imidazo[1,5-a]pyridines
Chemistry - A European Journal, 2022, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/chem.202200648 OPEN ACCESS
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https://chemistry-europe.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/chem.202201123 (Inside Cover)
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108. Wei Liu,‡ Kun Liu,‡ Haishun Du*, Ting Zheng, Ning Zhang, Ting Xu*, Bo Pang*, Xinyu Zhang, Chuanling Si*, Kai Zhang*
Cellulose nanopaper: fabrication, functionalization and applications
Nano-Micro Letters, 2022, accepted (‡ Equal contribution) https://rdcu.be/cLiLM (‡ Equal contribution) (cover) OPEN ACCESS
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107. Ting Xu,‡ Kun Liu,‡ Nan Sheng,‡ Minghao Zhang,‡ Wei Liu, Huayu Liu, Lin Dai, Xinyu Zhang, Chuanling Si,* Haishun Du,* Kai Zhang*
Biopolymer-based hydrogel electrolytes for advanced energy storage/conversion devices: properties, applications, and perspectives
Energy Storage Materials, 2022, https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S2405829722001490#! (‡ Equal contribution)
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106. Sandip Singh, Kolja Ostendorf, Markus Euring, Kai Zhang*
Environmentally Sustainable, High-Performance Lignin-derived Universal Adhesive
Green Chemistry, 2022, https://pubs.rsc.org/en/content/articlepdf/2022/GC/D2GC00014H?page=search OPEN ACCESS
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105. Bianjing Sun,‡ Dan Xu,‡ Zengbin Wang, Yifei Zhan, Kai Zhang*
Interfacial structure Design for Triboelectric Nanogenerators
Battery Energy, 2022, https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1002/bte2.20220001 (‡ Equal contribution) OPEN ACCESS
https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/bte2.12053 (Back Cover)
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104. Huayu Liu,‡ Ting Xu,*,‡ Chenyang Cai‡, Kun Liu, Wei Liu, Meng Zhang, Haishun Du,* Chuanling Si,* Kai Zhang*
Multifunctional Superelastic, Superhydrophilic, and Ultralight Nanocellulose-based Composite Carbon Aerogels for Compressive Supercapacitor and Strain Sensor
Advanced Functional Materials, 2022, https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/adfm.202113082 (‡ Equal contribution) OPEN ACCESS
https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/adfm.202270149(Inside Front Cover)
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103. Peiwen Liu,‡ Jiaxiu Wang,‡ Houjuan Qi,‡ Tim Koddenberg, Dan Xu, Siyuan Liu, Kai Zhang*
Biomimetic Confined Self-Assembly of Chitin Nanocrystals
Nano Today, 2022, https://authors.elsevier.com/a/1eVF76DSyBAFTM (‡ Equal contribution)
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2021

102. Yang Yang, Heqin Huang, Dan Xu, Xiaojie Wang, Ye Chen, Xiaohui Wang, Kai Zhang*
Three-dimensional Hollow Xerogels with Ordered Cellulose Nanocrystals for Tailored Mechanical Properties
Small, 2021, https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/smll.202104702 OPEN ACCESS
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101. Lijie Sun, Shiji Lin, Bo Pang, Yile Wang, Erqiang Li, Xiaotao Zu, Kai Zhang*, Xia Xiang*, Longquan Chen*
Water sprays formed by impinging millimeter-sized droplets on superhydrophobic meshes
Physics of Fluids, 2021, https://aip.scitation.org/doi/10.1063/5.0058512
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100. Bo Pang, Huan Liu*, Kai Zhang*
Recent progress on Pickering emulsions stabilized by polysaccharides-based micro/nanoparticles
Advances in Colloid and Interface Science, 2021, https://authors.elsevier.com/sd/article/S0001-8686(21)00163-9
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99. Huan Liu, Bo Pang, Kai Zhang*
Breath figure templated self-assembly of surface-acylated cellulose nanowhiskers confined as honeycomb films
Cellulose, 2021, https://link.springer.com/content/pdf/10.1007/s10570-021-04245-3.pdf OPEN ACCESS
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98. Jiaxiu Wang, Markus Euring, Kolja Ostendorf, Kai Zhang*
Biobased materials for food packaging
Journal of Bioresources and Bioproducts, 2021, https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2369969821000840 (Invited Review)
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97. Yawen Yao, Qiyun Tang, Sabine Rosenfeldt, Marcel Krüsmann, Matthias Karg, Kai Zhang*
Tuning sugar-based chiral and flower-like microparticles
Small, 2021, https://doi.org/10.1002/smll.202102938 OPEN ACCESS
https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1002/smll.202170198 (Frontispiece)
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96. Jiaxiu Wang, Lukas Emmerich, Jianfeng Wu, Philipp Vana, Kai Zhang*
Hydroplastic polymers as eco-friendly hydrosetting plastics
Nature Sustainability, 2021, https://www.nature.com/articles/s41893-021-00743-1
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https://nachrichten.idw-online.de/2021/07/22/umweltfreundlicher-biokunststoff-aus-pflanzen-team-der-universitaet-goettingen-stellt-leicht-formbares-material-her/?groupcolor=4
https://www.plastverarbeiter.de/roh-und-zusatzstoffe/biobasierten-hydrokunststoff-mit-wasser-formen-346.html
https://www.wissenschaftsjahr.de/2020-21/aktuelles/august-2021/biokunststoffe-aus-hydroplastik
https://www.chemie.de/news/1172070/umweltfreundlicher-biokunststoff-aus-pflanzen-und-wasser.html
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95. Ting Xu, Haishun Du, Huayu Liu, Wei Liu, Xinyu Zhang, Chuanling Si,* Peiwen Liu,* Kai Zhang*
Advanced Nanocellulose-based Composites for Flexible Functional Energy Storage Devices
Advanced Materials, 2021, https://doi.org/10.1002/adma.202101368 OPEN ACCESS
https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/adma.202170381 (Inside Back Cover)
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94. Hua Zhang, Zhe Qu, Hongmei Tang, Xia Wang, Robert Koehler, Minghao Yu, Christoph Gerhard, Yin Yin, Minshen Zhu*, Kai Zhang*, Oliver G. Schmidt*
On-Chip Integration of a Covalent Organic Framework-Based Catalyst into a Miniaturized Zn–Air Battery with High Energy Density
ACS Energy Letters, 2021, https://pubs.acs.org/doi/10.1021/acsenergylett.1c00768
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93. Jiaxiu Wang, Yu Cao, Bea Jaquet, Christoph Gerhard, Wei Li, Xiaodong Xia,* Judith E. Rauschendorfer, Philipp Vana, Kai Zhang*
Self-Compounded Nanocomposites: toward Multifunctional Membranes with Superior Mechanical, Gas/Oil Barrier, UV-Shielding, and Photothermal Conversion Properties
ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 2021, https://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/acsami.1c06376
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92. Yiming Chen#, Yang Yang#, Ye Xiong#, Lin Zhang,* Wenhui Xu, Gaigai Duan*, Changtong Mei, Shaohua Jiang*, Zhenhua Rui, Kai Zhang*
Porous Aerogel and Sponge Composites: Assisted by Novel Nanomaterials for Electromagnetic Interference Shielding
Nano Today, 2021, https://authors.elsevier.com/a/1d7gV6DSyB6RXI
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91. Ting Yang, Peiwen Liu, Dan Xu, Jiaxiu Wang, Kai Zhang*
Direct Preparation of Nanocelluloses of Tunable Lengths from Native Wood Via Alkaline Periodate Oxidation
Advanced Sustainable Systems, 2021, https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1002/adsu.202100058 OPEN ACCESS
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90. Shuang Wang#, Marcel C. Forster#, Kai Xue, Florian Ehlers, Bo Pang, Loren B. Andreas, Philipp Vana, Kai Zhang*
Macro-scale helices co-assembled from chirality-transferring temperature-responsive carbohydrate-based bolaamphiphiles and 1,4-benzenediboronic acid
Angewandte Chemie Int Ed, 2021, https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/anie.202100153 (# Equal contribution) OPEN ACCESS

Coassemblierung von Helices auf Makroebene durch chiralitätstransferierende, temperaturresponsive, Kohlenhydrat‐basierte Bolaamphiphile und 1,4‐Phenylenbisboronsäure
Angewandte Chemie, 2021, https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/ange.202100153 OPEN ACCESS

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89. Hua Zhang, Minshen Zhu*, Oliver G. Schmidt, Shuiliang Chen*, Kai Zhang*
Covalent Organic Frameworks for Efficient Energy Electrocatalysis: Rational Design and Progress (Invited Review)
Advanced Energy and Sustainability Research, 2021, https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/anie.202100153 OPEN ACCESS
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88. Bo Pang#, Huan Liu#, Florian Rehfeldt, Kai Zhang*
High internal phase Pickering emulsions stabilized by dialdehyde amylopectin/chitosan complex nanoparticles
Carbohydrate Polymers, 2021, https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0144861721000436 (# Equal contribution)
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87. Peiwen Liu,# Huan Liu,# Timmy Schäfer, Torsten Gutmann, Holger Gibhardt, Houjuan Qi, Lin Tian, Xizhou Cecily Zhang, Gerd Buntkowsky, Kai Zhang*
Unexpected Selective Alkaline Periodate Oxidation of Chitin for the Isolation of Chitin Nanocrystals
Green Chemistry, 2021, https://doi.org/10.1039/D0GC04054A (# Equal contribution) OPEN ACCESS
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86. Yonggui Wang,* Zhe Qiu, Zhen Lang, Yanjun Xie, Zefang Xiao, Haigang Wang, Daxin Liang, Jian Li, Kai Zhang*
Multifunctional Reversible Self-assembled Structures of Cellulose-derived Phase Change Nanocrystals
Advanced Materials, 2021, https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/adma.202005263 OPEN ACCESS
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85. Xiaojie Wang, Yang Yang, Heqin Huang, Kai Zhang*
Temperature-Responsive, Manipulable Cavitary Hydrogel Containers by Macroscopic Spatial Surface-Interior Separation
ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 2021, https://pubs.acs.org/doi/full/10.1021/acsami.0c19448
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84. Shuang Wang, Philipp Vana, Kai Zhang*
Mannosylated fluorescent cellulose-based glycopolymers for stable uniform nanoparticles
Journal of Polymer Science, 2021, https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/pol.20200714 OPEN ACCESS
https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/pol.20200882 (Back Cover)
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83. Yiming Chen,# Lin Zhang,# Yang Yang,# Bo Pang, Wenhui Xu, Gaigai Duan*, Shaohua Jiang*, Kai Zhang*
Recent Progress on Nanocellulose Aerogels: Preparation – Modification - Composite Fabrication - Applications (Review)
Advanced Materials, 2021, https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/adma.202005569 (# Equal contribution) OPEN ACCESS
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2020

82. Xiaojie Wang, Dan Xu, Bea Jaquet, Yang Yang, Jiaxiu Wang, Heqin Huang, Ye Chen, Christoph Gerhard, Kai Zhang*
Structural Colors by Synergistic Birefringence and Surface Plasmon Resonance
ACS Nano, 2020, https://pubs.acs.org/doi/10.1021/acsnano.0c05599
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81. Thomas Groth,* Christian Willems, Kai Zhang, Steffen Fischer
Development of bioactive cellulose sulfates for biomedical applications.
Acta Medica Medianae, 2020, DOI: 10.5633/amm.2020.0308


80. Huan Liu, Bo Pang, Qiyun Tang*, Marcus Müller, Hua Zhang, Riza Dervişoğlu, Kai Zhang*
Self-Assembly of Surface-Acylated Cellulose Nanowhiskers and Graphene Oxide for Multiresponsive Janus-like Films with Time-Dependent Dry-State Structures
Small, 2020, https://doi.org/10.1002/smll.202004922 OPEN ACCESS
https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/smll.202070241 (Inside Back Cover)
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79. Mingcong Xu, Xueyun Wu, Yang Yang, Chunhui Ma, Wei Li*, Haipeng Yu, Zhijun Chen, Jian Li, Kai Zhang*, Shouxin Liu*
Designing Hybrid Chiral Photonic Films with Circularly Polarized Room-Temperature Phosphorescence
ACS Nano, 2020, https://doi.org/10.1021/acsnano.0c02060
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78. Ting Yang,# Houjuan Qi,# Peiwen Liu,# Kai Zhang*
Selective Isolation Methods for Cellulose and Chitin Nanocrystals
ChemPlusChem, 2020, DOI:10.1002/cplu.202000250 (Invited Mini-Review) (# Equal contribution) OPEN ACCESS
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77. Bo Pang,# Hua Zhang,# Martin Schilling, Huan Liu, Xiaojie Wang, Florian Rehfeldt, Kai Zhang*
High internal phase Pickering emulsions stabilized by polymeric dialdehyde cellulose-based nanoparticles
ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering, 2020, DOI:10.1021/acssuschemeng.0c01116 (# Equal contribution)
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76. Ruwei Chen, Yang Yang, Quanbo Huang, Hao Ling, Xinsheng Li, Junli Ren, Kai Zhang, Runcang Sun, Xiaohui Wang*
A multifunctional interface design on cellulose substrate enables high performance flexible All-Solid-State supercapacitors
Energy Storage Materials, 2020, DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ensm.2020.07.030


75. Yang Yang, Xiaojie Wang, Heqin Huang, Shiqiang Cui, Ye Chen, Xiaohui Wang,* Kai Zhang*
Modular Nanocomposite Films with Tunable Physical Organization of Cellulose Nanocrystals for Photonic Encryption
Advanced Optical Materials, 2020, https://doi.org/10.1002/adom.202000547 OPEN ACCESS
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74. Yang Yang,# Yi-Tung Lu,# Kui Zeng,# Thomas Heinze, Thomas Groth, Kai Zhang*
Recent Progress on Cellulose-based Ionic Compounds for Biomaterials
Advanced Materials, 2020, https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1002/adma.202000717 (# Equal contribution) OPEN ACCESS
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73.Pascal Fuchs, Philipp Vana, Kai Zhang*
Copper(I)-catalyzed azide-alkyne cycloaddition (CuAAC)-assisted polymerization of linear glucose-derived co/polymers
Journal of Polymer Science, 2020, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/pol.20200147 OPEN ACCESS
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72. Stefanie Rühlicke, Kai Zhang*
Synthesis of novel cellulose mixesters for transparent responsive films with switchable mechanical properties
Materials Today Communications, 2020, 24, 101015. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.mtcomm.2020.101015


71. Mengle Kong, Xinwen Peng*, Hao Cui, Peiwen Liu, Bo Pang, Kai Zhang*
pH-responsive polymeric nanoparticles with tunable sizes for targeted drug delivery
RSC Advances, 2020, 10 (9), 4860-4868, DOI: 10.1039/C9RA10280A


70. Yawen Yao, Sabine Rosenfeldt, Kai Zhang*
Effects of solvents and temperature on spherulites of self-assembled phloroglucinol tristearate
Frontiers of Chemical Science and Engineering, 2020, https://doi.org/10.1007/s11705-019-1911-3
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69. Falko Doberenz#, Kui Zeng#, Christian Willems, Kai Zhang, Thomas Groth*
Thermoresponsive polymers and their biomedical application in tissue engineering
Journal of Materials Chemistry B, 2020, DOI: 10.1039/C9TB02052G (# Equal contribution)


68. Peiwen Liu, Bo Pang, Sebastian Dechert, Xizhou Zhang, Loren Andreas, Steffen Fischer, Franc Meyer, Kai Zhang*
Structure Selectivity of Universal Alkaline Periodate Oxidation on Lignocellulose for Facile Isolation of Cellulose Nanocrystals
Angewandte Chemie Int Ed, 2020, https://doi.org/10.1002/anie.201912053 OPEN ACCESS
Angewandte Chemie, 2020, https://doi.org/10.1002/anie.201912053
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67. Minshen Zhu*#, Xiaojie Wang#, Hongmei Tang, Jiawei Wang, Qi Hao, Lixiang Liu, Yang Li, Kai Zhang, Oliver G. Schmidt
Anti-Freezing Hydrogel with High Zinc Reversibility for Flexible and Durable Aqueous Batteries by Cooperative Hydrated Cations
Advanced Functional Materials, 2020, https://doi.org/10.1002/adfm.201907218 (# Equal contribution) OPEN ACCESS
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2019

66. Hua Zhang, Peiwen Liu, Xinwen Peng, Shuiliang Chen, Kai Zhang*.
Interfacial Synthesis of Cellulose-Derived Solvent-Responsive Nanoparticles via Schiff Base Reaction
ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering, 2019, https://doi.org/10.1021/acssuschemeng.9b03919
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65. Hua Zhang, Peiwen Liu, Saleh Md. Musa, Carsten Mai, Kai Zhang*.
Dialdehyde cellulose as a bio-based robust adhesive for wood bonding
ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering, 2019, DOI: 10.1021/acssuschemeng.9b00801
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64. Yi Meng, Xueqian Liu, Chengxiang Li, Huan Liu, Yi Cheng, Jie Lu, Kai Zhang*, Haisong Wang*.
Super-swelling lignin-based biopolymer hydrogels for soil water retention from paper industry waste.
International Journal of Biological Macromolecules, 2019, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijbiomac.2019.05.195.


63. Heqin Huang, Yang Yang, Xiaojie Wang, Florian Rehfeld, Kai Zhang*.
Thermoresponsive water transportation in dually electrostatically crosslinked nanocomposite hydrogels.
Macromolecular Rapid Communications, 2019, https://doi.org/10.1002/marc.201900317 OPEN ACCESS
https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/marc.201970046(Cover)
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62. Heqin Huang, Xiaojie Wang, Jinchao Yu, Ye Chen, Hong Ji, Yumei Zhang, Florian Rehfeldt, Yong Wang, Kai Zhang*.
Liquid Behaviors-Assisted Fabrication of Multidimensional Birefringent Materials from Dynamic Hybrid Hydrogels.
ACS Nano, 2019, DOI: 10.1021/acsnano.9b00551
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61.Bo Pang, Huan Liu, Peiwen Liu, Hua Zhang, Georg Avramidis, Longquan Chen, Xu Deng, Wolfgang Viöl, Kai Zhang*.
Robust, Easy-Cleaning Superhydrophobic/Superoleophilic Copper Meshes for Oil/Water Separation under Harsh Conditions
Advanced Materials Interfaces, 2019, https://doi.org/10.1002/admi.201900158
https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/admi.201970069(Frontispiece)
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60. Xinwen Peng, Peiwen Liu, Bo Pang, Yawen Yao, Jiaxiu Wang, Kai Zhang*.
Facile Fabrication of pH-responsive Nanoparticles from Cellulose Derivatives via Schiff base formation for Controlled Release
Carbohydrate Polymers, 2019, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.carbpol.2019.04.029
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59. Xiaojie Wang, Heqin Huang, Huan Liu, Florian Rehfeldt, Xiaohui Wang, Kai Zhang*.
Multi-Responsive Bilayer Hydrogel Actuators with Programmable and Precisely Tunable Motions.
Macromolecular Chemistry and Physics, 2019, 1800562 https://doi.org/10.1002/macp.201800562
https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/macp.201970011(Cover)
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58. Pascal Fuchs, Kai Zhang*
Efficient synthesis of organosoluble 6-azido-6-deoxy-2,3-O-trimethylsilyl cellulose for click reactions
Carbohydrate Polymers, 2019, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.carbpol.2018.11.003
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57. Kui Zeng, Thomas Groth, Kai Zhang*
Recent advances of artificially sulfated polysaccharides for applications in cell growth and differentiation, drug delivery and tissue engineering: a Mini-Review
ChemBioChem, 2019, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/cbic.201800569 (Invited Review for “Issues ChemBioTalents")
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2018

56. Huan Liu, Bo Pang, Renata Garces, Riza Dervisoglu, Longquan Chen, Loren Andreas, Kai Zhang*
Helical fibers via evaporation-driven self-assembly of surface-acylated cellulose nanowhiskers
Angewandte Chemie Int Ed, 2018, https://doi.org/10.1002/anie.201808250
Angewandte Chemie, 2018, https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1002/ange.201808250
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55. Hua Zhang, Kang Lv, Marcel C. Forster, Rıza Dervişoğlu, Loren B. Andreas, Kai Zhang*, Shuiliang Chen*
Crucial Role for Oxygen Functional Groups in the Oxygen Reduction Reaction Electrocatalytic Activity of Nitrogen-doped Carbons
Electrochimica Acta, 2018, DOI: 10.1016/j.electacta.2018.09.175
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54. Yuyuan Wang, Zicheng Liang, Zhiping Su, Kai Zhang, Junli Ren, Runcang Sun, Xiaohui Wang*
All-biomass fluorescent hydrogels based on biomass carbon dots and alginate/nanocellulose for biosensing
ACS Applied Bio Materials, 2018, DOI: 10.1021/acsabm.8b00348
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53. Longquan Chen*, Yonggui Wang, Xiaoyan Peng, Qing Zhu, Kai Zhang*
Impact of aqueous polymer droplets on superhydrophobic surfaces
Macromolecules, 2018, DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol.8b01589 (Cover)
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52. Yonggui Wang*, Chi Zhang, Jia Tian, Yanjun Xie, Kai Zhang*
A Comparative Study of Self‐Assembled Superstructures from Cellulose Stearoyl Ester and Poly(Vinyl Stearate)
Macromolecular Chemistry and Physics, 2018, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1002/macp.201800229
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51. Peiwen Liu, Bo Pang, Huan Liu, Lin Tian, Cynthia Volkert, Torsten Gutmann, Timmy Schäfer, Gerd Buntkowsky, Kai Zhang*
Efficient, self-terminating isolation of cellulose nanocrystals via periodate oxidation in Pickering emulsions
ChemSusChem, 2018, https://doi.org/10.1002/cssc.201801678
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50. Bo Pang, Robert Köhler, Vladimir Roddatis, Huan Liu, Xiaohui Wang, Wolfgang Viöl, Kai Zhang*
One-Step Synthesis of Quadrilateral-Shaped Silver Nanoplates with Lamellar Structures Tuned by Amylopectin Derivatives
ACS Omega, 2018, 3, 6841 https://doi.org/10.1021/acsomega.8b00833
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49. Shuang Wang, Kai Zhang*
Glycosylated cellulose derivatives with regioselective distributions of pendant glucose moieties
Carbohydrate Polymers, 2018, 196, 154. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.carbpol.2018.05.036
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48. Yonggui Wang, Xiaojie Wang, Yanjun Xie, Kai Zhang*
Functional Nanomaterials through Esterification of Cellulose: A Review of Chemistry and Application (Review)
Cellulose, 2018, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10570-018-1830-3


47. Jiaxiu Wang, Kai Zhang*
Modular Adjustment of Swelling Behaviors of Surface-Modified Solvent-Responsive Polymeric Nanoparticles Based on Cellulose 10-Undecenoyl Ester
The Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 2018, DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.7b11521
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46. Heqin Huang, Xiaojie Wang, Florian Rehfeldt, Kai Zhang*
Dually heterogeneous hydrogels via dynamic and supramolecular crosslinks tuning discontinuous spatial ruptures
ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering, 2018, DOI: 10.1021/acssuschemeng.7b04738
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45. Peiwen Liu, Carsten Mai, Kai Zhang*.
Formation of hydrogels with uniform and gradient chemical structures using dialdehyde cellulose by aerating ammonia gas
Frontiers of Chemical Science and Engineering, 2018, https://doi.org/10.1007/s11705-018-1718-7 (Special issue)


44. Yawen Yao, Antje Gellerich, Michaela Zauner, Xiaoxu Wang, Kai Zhang*.
Differential anti-fungal effects of hydrophobic and superhydrophobic wood based on cellulose and glycerol stearoyl esters
Cellulose, 2018, DOI: 10.1007/s10570-017-1626-x
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43. Bo Pang, Huan Liu, Peiwen Liu, Xinwen Peng and Kai Zhang*.
Water-in-oil Pickering emulsions stabilized by stearoylated microcrystalline cellulose
Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 2018, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jcis.2017.11.079
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2017

42. Yonggui Wang, P. B. Groszewicz, S. Rosenfeldt, H. Schmidt, C. A. Volkert, P. Vana, T. Gutmann, G. Buntkowsky, Kai Zhang*.
Thermo-Reversible Self-Assembly of Perfluorinated Core-Coronas Cellulose-Nanoparticles in Dry State
Advanced Materials, 2017, https://doi.org/10.1002/adma.201702473
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41. K. Niegelhell, M. Süßenbacher, J. Sattelkow, H. Plank, Yonggui Wang, Kai Zhang, S. Spirk*.
How Bound and Free Fatty Acids in Cellulose Films Impact Nonspecific Protein Adsorption
Biomacromolecules, 2017, DOI: 10.1021/acs.biomac.7b01260
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40. L. Chen*, L. Li, Z. Li, Kai Zhang.
Submillimeter-sized bubble entrapment and high-speed jet during droplet impact on solid surfaces.
Langmuir, 2017, DOI: 10.1021/acs.langmuir.7b01506
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39. Peiwen Liu, Carsten Mai, Kai Zhang*.
Formation of uniform multi-stimuli responsive and multi-block hydrogels from dialdehyde cellulose.
ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering, 2017, DOI: 10.1021/acssuschemeng.7b00646
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38. Heqin Huang, Yonggui Wang, Xiaojie Wang, Florian Rehfeldt, Kai Zhang*.
Robust heterogeneous hydrogels with dynamic nanocrystals-polymer conjunction.
Macromolecular Rapid Communications, 2017, DOI: 10.1002/marc.201600810
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37. B. Zhao, X. Wang, Kai Zhang, L. Chen*, X. Deng*.
Impact of viscous droplets on superamphiphobic surfaces.
Langmuir, 2017, 33, 144-151. Paper



2016

36. Yonggui Wang, Jia Tian, Xu Deng, Longquan Chen, Sabine Rosenfeldt, Stephan Förster, Philipp Vana, Kai Zhang*.
Polymeric flaky nanostructures from cellulose stearoyl esters for functional surfaces.
Advanced Materials Interfaces, 2016, 1600636 https://doi.org/10.1002/admi.201600636
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35. Y. Wang, T. Heinze, Kai Zhang*.
Stimuli-responsive nanoparticles from ionic cellulose derivatives.
Nanoscale, 2016, 8, 648. Paper
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2015

34. Chao Wang, Richard A. Venditti, Kai Zhang*.
Tailor-made functional surfaces based on cellulose-derived materials.
Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology, 2015, 99, 5791. (invited review) Paper
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33. Y. Wang, L.-O. Heim, Y. Xu, G. Buntkowsky, Kai Zhang*.
Transparent, Stimuli-responsive Films from Cellulose-based Organogel Nanoparticles.
Advanced Functional Materials, 2015, 25, 1434-1441. Paper
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32. Jiquan Liu, Andreas Plog, Pedro Groszewicz, Li Zhao, Yeping Xu, Hergen Breitzke, Annegret Stark, Rudolf Hoffmann, Torsten Gutmann,* Kai Zhang,* Gerd Buntkowsky.*
Design of a novel heterogeneous catalyst based on cellulose nanocrystals for cyclopropanation: Synthesis and solid-state NMR characterization.
Chemistry - A European Journal. 2015, 21, 1-8. Paper
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31. Kai Zhang,* A. Geissler, X. Chen, S. Rosenfeldt, Y. Yang, S. Förster, F. Müller-Plathe.
Polymeric flower-like microparticles from self-assembled cellulose stearoyl esters.
ACS Macro Letters, 2015, 4, 214-219. Paper
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30. Kai Zhang,* A. Geissler, M. Standhardt, S. Mehlhase, M. Gallei, L. Chen, Ch. M. Thiele.
Moisture-responsive films of cellulose stearoyl esters showing reversible shape transitions.
Scientific Reports, 2015, 5, 11011. DOI:10.1038/srep11011.
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29. Y. Wang, X. Wang, L.-O. Heim, H. Breitzke, G. Buntkowsky, Kai Zhang*.
Superhydrophobic surfaces from surface-hydrophobized cellulose fibers with stearoyl groups.
Cellulose, 2015, 22, 289-299. Paper


28. Kai Zhang,* A. Geissler, T. Heinze.
Reversibly crystalline nanoparticles from cellulose alkyl esters via nanoprecipitation.
Particle & Particle Systems Characterization, 2015, 32, 258-266. Paper
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2014

27. C. Uth, S. Zielonka, S. Hörner, N. Rasche, A. Plog, O. Avrutina, H. Orelma, Kai Zhang,* H. Kolmar.*
A chemoenzymatic approach to protein immobilization onto crystalline cellulose nanoscaffolds.
Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 2014, 53, 12618. DOI: 10.1002/anie.201404616

Eine chemoenzymatische Kupplungsstrategie zur Immobilisierung von Proteinen auf kristalliner Nanocellulose
Angewandte Chemie, 2014, https://doi.org/10.1002/ange.201404616
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26. A. Geissler, D. Scheid, W. Li, M. Gallei, Kai Zhang*.
Facile formation of stimuli-responsive, fluorescent and magnetic nanoparticles based on sustainable cellulose stearoyl ester via nanoprecipitation.
Cellulose, 2014, 21, 4181. Paper
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25. L. Zhao, W. Li, A. Plog, Y. Xu, G. Buntkowsky, T. Gutmann,* Kai Zhang*.
Multi-responsive cellulose nanocrystal-rhodamine conjugates: An advanced structure study by solid-state dynamic nuclear polarization (DNP) NMR.
Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 2014, 16, 26322. Paper
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24. W. Li, W. Wang, Y. Yang, Kai Zhang*.
Redox-responsive, reversibly fluorescent nanoparticles from sustainable cellulose derivatives.
Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 2014, 2, 13675-13681. Paper
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23. L. Chen,* A. Geissler, E. Bonaccurso, Kai Zhang*.
Transparent slippery surfaces made with sustainable porous cellulose lauroyl ester films.
ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 2014, 6, 6969. Paper
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22. Y. Wang, S. Yadav, T. Heinlein, V. Konjik, H. Breitzke, G. Buntkowsky, J. J. Schneider*, Kai Zhang*.
Ultra-light nanocomposite aerogels of bacterial cellulose and reduced graphene oxide for specific absorption and separation of organic liquids.
RSC Advances, 2014, 4, 21553. Paper
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21. A. Geissler, M. Biesalski, T. Heinze, Kai Zhang*.
Formation of nanostructured cellulose stearoyl esters via nanoprecipitation.
Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 2014, 2, 1107. Paper


20. A. Geissler, E. Bonaccurso, L. Heim, T. Heinze, Kai Zhang*.
Temperature-Responsive Thin Films from Cellulose Stearoyl Triester.
The Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 2014, 118, 2408. Paper


19. A. Geissler, F. Loyal, M. Biesalski, Kai Zhang*.
Thermo-responsive superhydrophobic paper using nanostructured cellulose stearoyl ester.
Cellulose, 2014, 21, 357. Paper


18. N. Aggarwal, N. Altgärde, S. Svedhem, Kai Zhang, S. Fischer, T. Groth.*
Study on multilayer structures prepared from heparin and semi-synthetic cellulose sulfates as polyanions and their influence on cellular response.
Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces, 2014, 116, 93. Paper



2012-2013

17. N. Aggarwal, N. Altgärde, S. Svedhem, Kai Zhang, S. Fischer, T. Groth.*
Effect of molecular composition of heparin and cellulose sulfate on multilayer formation and cell response.
Langmuir 29, 13853 (2013). Paper


16. A. Geissler, L. Chen, Kai Zhang,* E. Bonaccurso, M. Biesalski.
Superhydrophobic surfaces fabricated from nano- and microstructured cellulose stearoyl esters.
Chemical Communication 49, 4962 (2013). Paper


15. Kai Zhang,* S. Fischer, A. Geissler, E. Brendler, K. Gebauer.
Synthesis of carboxyl cellulose sulfates with regioselective sulfation and regiospecific oxidation using cellulose trifluoroacetate as intermediates.
Cellulose 20, 2069 (2013). Paper


14. Kai Zhang*.
Illustration of the development of bacterial cellulose bundles/ribbons by Gluconacetobacter xylinus via atomic force microscopy.
Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology 97, 4353 (2013). Paper


13. Kai Zhang,* A. Geissler, S. Fischer, E. Brendler, E. Bäucker.
Solid-state spectroscopic characterization of alpha-chitins deacetylated in homogeneous solutions.
The Journal of Physical Chemistry B 116, 4584 (2012). Paper


12. Kai Zhang,* S. Fischer, A. Geissler, E. Brendler.
Analysis of carboxylate groups in oxidized never-dried cellulose II catalyzed by TEMPO and 4-acetamide-TEMPO.
Carbohydrate Polymers 87, 894 (2012). Paper


11. A. Weltrowski, M. L. da Silva Almeida, D. Peschel, Kai Zhang, S. Fischer, T. Groth.*
Mitogenic Activity of Sulfated Chitosan and Cellulose Derivatives is Related to Protection of FGF-2 from Proteolytic Cleavage.
Macromolecular Bioscience 12, 740 (2012). Paper


10. D. Peschel, Kai Zhang, S. Fischer, T. Groth.*
Modulation of osteogenic activity of BMP-2 by cellulose and chitosan derivatives.
Acta Biomaterialia 2012, 8, 183. Paper



2010-2011

9. Kai Zhang,* A. Feldner, S. Fischer.
FT Raman spectroscopic investigation of cellulose acetate.
Cellulose 18, 995 (2011). Paper


8. Kai Zhang,* E. Brendler, A. Geissler, S. Fischer.
Synthesis and spectroscopic analysis of cellulose sulfates with regulable total degrees of substitution and sulfation patterns via 13C NMR and FT Raman spectroscopy.
Polymer 52, 26 (2011). Paper


7. Kai Zhang,* D. Peschel, E. Bäucker, T. Groth, S. Fischer.
Synthesis and characterisation of cellulose sulfates regarding the degrees of substitution, degrees of polymerisation and morphology.
Carbohydrate Polymers 83, 1659 (2011). Paper


6. Kai Zhang, E. Brendler, K. Gebauer, M. Gruner, S. Fischer.*
Synthesis and characterization of low sulfoethylated cellulose.
Carbohydrate Polymers 83, 616 (2011). Paper


5. Kai Zhang, D. Peschel, J. Helm, T. Groth, S. Fischer.*
FT Raman investigation of novel chitosan sulfates exhibiting osteogenic capacity.
Carbohydrate Polymers 83, 60 (2011). Paper


4. Kai Zhang, E. Brendler, S. Fischer.*
FT Raman investigation of sodium cellulose sulfate.
Cellulose 17, 427 (2010). Paper


3. Kai Zhang, D. Peschel, T. Klinger, K. Gebauer, T. Groth, S. Fischer.*
Synthesis of carboxyl cellulose sulfate with various contents of regioselectively introduced sulfate and carboxyl groups.
Carbohydrate Polymers 82, 92 (2010). Paper


2. Kai Zhang, J. Helm, D. Peschel, M. Gruner, T. Groth, S. Fischer.*
NMR and FT Raman characterisation of regioselectively sulfated chitosan regarding the distribution of sulfate groups and the degree of substitution.
Polymer 51, 4698 (2010). Paper


1. D. Peschel#, Kai Zhang#, N. Aggarwal, E. Brendler, S. Fischer, T. Groth.*
Synthesis of novel celluloses derivatives and investigation of their mitogenic activity in the presence and absence of FGF2.
Acta Biomaterialia 6, 2116, (2010). (# Equal contribution) Paper



Other publications

OP9. Hua Zhang, Ting Yang, Kai Zhang*
Low-corrosivity structural timber for a sustainable future (Preview)
Matter, 2022, https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2590238522003186?dgcid=author

OP8. T. Groth, D. Peschel, K. Zhang, A. Köwitsch, S. Fischer.
Cellulosesulfate als bioaktive Glykane für biomedizinische Anwendungen
Sitzungsberichte der Leibniz-Sozietät der Wissenschaften zu Berlin, 2015, 123/124, 149-166

OP7. K. Zhang, D. Peschel, S. Fischer, T. Groth.*
Novel Cellulose Derivatives with Mitogenic and Osteogenic Activity. In ''Tailored Polymer Architectures for Pharmaceutical and Biomecial Applications.''
ACS Symposium Series 1135, 259 (2013).

OP6. T. Groth,* D. Peschel, N. Aggrawal, A. Loeffler, A. Weltrowski, K. Zhang, S. Fischer.
Novel cellulose and chitosan sulfates promoting the activity of growth Factors FGF-2 and BMP-2.
Journal of Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine 6, 13 (2012). (Special issue)

OP5. K. Zhang*, A. Weltrowski, D. Peschel, S. Fischer, T. Groth.
Synthesis and Characterization of Biologically Active Chitosan Sulfates. In ''Functional Materials from Renewable Sources.''
ACS Symposium Series 1107, 297 (2012).

OP4. N. Aggarwal, N. Altgärde, S. Svedhem, K. Zhang, S. Fischer, T. Groth
Modulating Cell Adhesion On Ph Dependent Multilayers Of Natural & Semi-synthetic Glycosaminoglycans: p24
International Journal of Artificial Organs 35, 592, (2012). (Special issue)

OP3. N. Aggrawal, G.P.A. Michanetzis, Y. Missirlis, K. Zhang, S. Fischer, T. Groth.*
PH variation during lay-by-layer assemblies of natural and artificial glycosaminoglycans to control cell adhesion.
Artificial Organs 35, A57, (2011). (Special issue)

OP2. D. Peschel, K. Zhang, N. Aggarwal, S. Fischer, T. Groth.*
Cooperation of derivatized polysaccharides and growth factors and their effects on the proliferation and differentiation of different cells.
International Journal of Artificial Organs 33, 440 (2010). (Special issue)

OP1. K. Zhang, D. Peschel, E. Brendler, T. Groth, S. Fischer.*
Synthesis and Bioactivity of Cellulose Derivatives.
Macromolecular Symposium 280, 28 (2009).