Prof. Dr. Thomas Heinze

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Institute for Organic Chemistry and Macromolecular Chemistry (IOMC)
Friedrich Schiller University Jena
Humboldtstraße 10
07743 Jena
Phone: +49 3641 9 48 270
Fax:      +49 3641 9 48 272
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  • Professor for Organic Chemistry
  • Head of the Center of Excellence for Polysaccharide Research


  • Organic Chemistry
  • Polymer Chemistry
  • Biopolymers
  • Bioorganic Chemistry

Publications (the 5 most important)

  1. "Studies about reactive ene-functionalized dextran derivatives for Thiol-ene click reactions" A. Sitterli, Th. Heinze Reactive and Functional Polymers 136 (2019) 66-74.
  2. "Modular synthesis of non-charged and ionic xylan carbamate derivatives from xylan carbonates" L. Gabriel, M. Gericke, Th. Heinze Carbohydrate Polymers 207 (2019) 782-790.
  3. "Furfuryl- and maleimido polysaccharides: Synthetic strategies toward functional Biomaterials" Th. Elschner, F. Obst, Th. Heinze Macromolecular Bioscience 18 (2018) 1800258.
  4. "Synthesis of biopolymer‐based precursors for the formation of organic–inorganic hybrid materials" Ch. Achtel, S. M Härling, W. Hering, M. Westerhausen, Th. Heinze Macromolecular Rapid Communications 39 (2018) 1800199.
  5. "Fluorescent multifunctional polysaccharides for sustainable supramolecular functionalization of fibers in water" O. Grigoray, H. Wondraczek, A. Pfeifer, P. Fardim, Th. Heinze ACS Sustainable Chemistry and Engineering 5 (2017) 1794-1803