Dr. Patrick Witte


Former Ph.D. Student

2003 – 2008


DSM Nutritional Products GmbH
79639 Grenzach-Wyhlen



Diploma Thesis

Synthese von wasserlöslichen cis-Platinderivaten und deren kinetische Untersuchung

Research area

  • Synthesis of novel water-soluble [60]fullerene adducts bearing amphiphilc addends as potential candidates for biological and medical applications
  • Synthesis of highly charged [60]fullerene architectures.


4)P. Witte, F. Hörmann, A. Hirsch Large Di- and Heptafullerene Polyelectrolytes Composed of C60 Building Blocks Having a Highly Symmetrical Hexakisaddition PatternChemistry - A European Journal 2009, 15, 7423-7433
3)G. Liu, M. Filipović, I. Ivanović-Burmazović, F. Beuerle, P. Witte, A. Hirsch High Catalytic Activity of Dendritic C60 Monoadducts in Metal-Free Superoxide DismutationAngewandte Chemie International Edition 2008, 47, 3991-3994
2)F. Beuerle, P. Witte, U. Hartnagel, R. Lebovitz, C. Parng, A. Hirsch Cytoprotective activities of water-soluble fullerenes in zebrafish modelsJournal of Experimental Nanoscience 2007, 2, 147-170
1)P. Witte, F. Beuerle, U. Hartnagel, R. Lebovitz, A. Savouchkina, S. Sali, D. Guldi, N. Chronakis, A. Hirsch Water solubility, antioxidant activity and cytochrome C binding of four families of exohedral adducts of C60 and C70Organic & Biomolecular Chemistry 2007, 5, 3599