Zentrum für NMR-Spektroskopie

Dr. Sebastian Kemper


Sebastian Kemper

Dauer-Wiss. Mitarbeiter_in


+49 30 314-29797

+49 30 314-26477

Sekretariat C3
Gebäude C
Raum C 6
Adresse Straße des 17. Juni 115
10623 Berlin

Akademischer Lebenslauf

seit 2012Leiter der NMR-Abteilung im Bereich Organische Chemie an der TU Berlin 
2010-2011Postdoktorand 'Application of Dynamic Nuclear Polarisation in chemistry and biochemistry', Sir Peter Mansfield Magnetic Resonance Centre, University of Nottingham (Prof. W. Köckenberger) 
2006-2010Doktorarbeit 'Analyse und Anwendung von Sättigungs Transfer Differenz (STD) Experimenten - Paramagnetische NMR zur Untersuchung von chiralen Metallkatalysatoren', Institut für Organische Chemie, Universität zu Köln (Prof. A. Berkessel, N. E. Schlörer) 
2007/2008Forschungsaufenthalte, Chemical Research Lab, University of Oxford (Prof. T. D. W. Claridge) 
2006Diplomarbeit 'Untersuchung zum Mechanismus von enantioselektiven, metallkatalysierten Ringöffnungen von Epoxiden', Institut für Organische Chemie, Universität zu Köln (Prof. A. Berkessel, N. E. Schloerer) 
2001-2006Studium der Chemie an der Universität zu Köln. 

Lageplan Büro



K. Xie, S. Kemper and M. Oestreich, "Dehydrative Coupling of 1,1-Diarylalkenes and Cyclohexa-2,5-diene-1-carbaldehyde Derivatives Induced by a B(C6F5)3-Initiated [1,2]-Alkyl Migration" , The Journal of Organic Chemistry, vol. 88, pp. 10310-10313, Jul. 2023. American Chemical Society.
F. Kaspar, F. Brandt, S. Westarp, L. Eilert, S. Kemper, A. Kurreck, P. Neubauer, C. R. Jacob and A. Schallmey, "Biased Borate Esterification during Nucleoside Phosphorylase-Catalyzed Reactions: Apparent Equilibrium Shifts and Kinetic Implications**" , Angewandte Chemie International Edition, vol. 62, no. 20, pp. e202218492, 2023.


Y. Xiong, S. Dong, S. Yao, C. Dai, J. Zhu, S. Kemper and M. Driess, "An Isolable 2,5-Disila-3,4-Diphosphapyrrole and a Conjugated Si=P-Si=P-Si=N Chain Through Degradation of White Phosphorus with a N,N-Bis(Silylenyl)Aniline" , ANGEWANDTE CHEMIE-INTERNATIONAL EDITION, vol. 61, no. 37, Sep. 2022.


F. Kaspar, M. Seeger, S. Westarp, C. Koellmann, A. P. Lehmann, P. Pausch, S. Kemper, P. Neubauer, G. Bange, A. Schallmey, D. B. Werz and A. Kurreck, "Diversification of 4 `-Methylated Nucleosides by Nucleoside Phosphorylases" , ACS CATALYSIS, vol. 11, no. 17, pp. 10830-10835, Sep. 2021.
H. Fang, K. Xie, S. Kemper and M. Oestreich, "Consecutive beta,beta `-Selective C(sp(3))-H Silylation of Tertiary Amines with Dihydrosilanes Catalyzed by B(C6F5)(3)" , ANGEWANDTE CHEMIE-INTERNATIONAL EDITION, vol. 60, no. 15, pp. 8542-8546, Apr. 2021.
T. He, G. Wang, P. Long, S. Kemper, E. Irran, H. F. T. Klare and M. Oestreich, "Intramolecular Friedel-Crafts alkylation with a silylium-ion-activated cyclopropyl group: formation of tricyclic ring systems from benzyl-substituted vinylcyclopropanes and hydrosilanes" , CHEMICAL SCIENCE, vol. 12, no. 2, pp. 569-575, Jan. 2021.


P. Shaykhutdinova, S. Kemper and M. Oestreich, "Refinement of the Catalyst Backbone of Chiral Intramolecular Silicon-Sulfur Lewis Pairs: Improved Enantioselectivity in the Diels-Alder Reaction of Cyclohexa-1,3-diene and Chalcone Derivatives" , EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF ORGANIC CHEMISTRY, vol. 2018, no. 23, pp. 2896-2901, Jun. 2018.


N. O. Thiel, S. Kemper and J. F. Teichert, "Copper(I)-catalyzed stereoselective hydrogenation of 1,3-diynes and enynes" , TETRAHEDRON, vol. 73, no. 33, pp. 5023-5028, Aug. 2017.


Q. Yin, S. Kemper, H. F. T. Klare and M. Oestreich, "Boron Lewis Acid-Catalyzed Hydroboration of Alkenes with Pinacolborane: BAr3F Does What B(C6F5)(3) Cannot Do" , CHEMISTRY-A EUROPEAN JOURNAL, vol. 22, no. 39, pp. 13840-13844, Sep. 2016.


S. Cociancich, A. Pesic, D. Petras, S. Uhlmann, J. Kretz, V. Schubert, L. Vieweg, S. Duplan, M. Marguerettaz, J. Noell, I. Pieretti, M. Hugelland, S. Kemper, A. Mainz, P. Rott, M. Royer and R. D. Suessmuth, "The gyrase inhibitor albicidin consists of p-aminobenzoic acids and cyanoalanine" , NATURE CHEMICAL BIOLOGY, vol. 11, no. 3, pp. 195-U178, Mä. 2015.
T. Stahl, P. Hrobarik, C. D. F. Koenigs, Y. Ohki, K. Tatsumi, S. Kemper, M. Kaupp, H. F. T. Klare and M. Oestreich, "Mechanism of the cooperative Si-H bond activation at Ru-S bonds" , CHEMICAL SCIENCE, vol. 6, no. 7, pp. 4324-4334, 2015.


A. Pesic, B. Steinhaus, S. Kemper, J. Nachtigall, H. J. Kutzner, G. Hoefle and R. D. Suessmuth, "Isolation and structure elucidation of the nucleoside antibiotic strepturidin from Streptomyces albus DSM 40763" , JOURNAL OF ANTIBIOTICS, vol. 67, no. 6, pp. 471-477, Jun. 2014.


S. Kemper, M. K. Patel, J. C. Errey, B. G. Davis, J. A. Jones and T. D. W. Claridge, "Group epitope mapping considering relaxation of the ligand (GEM-CRL): Including longitudinal relaxation rates in the analysis of saturation transfer difference (STD) experiments" , JOURNAL OF MAGNETIC RESONANCE, vol. 203, no. 1, pp. 1-10, Mä. 2010.


S. Kemper, P. Hrobarik, M. Kaupp and N. E. Schloerer, "Jacobsen's Catalyst for Hydrolytic Kinetic Resolution: Structure Elucidation of Paramagnetic Co(III) Salen Complexes in Solution via Combined NMR and Quantum Chemical Studies" , JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY, vol. 131, no. 12, pp. 4172+, Apr. 2009.
L. Drouin, E. C. Stanca-Kaposta, P. Saundh, A. J. Fairbanks, S. Kemper, T. D. W. Claridge and J. P. Simons, "A C-linked Glycomimetic in the Gas Phase and in Solution: Synthesis and Conformation of the Disaccharide Man alpha(1,6)-C-Man alpha OPh" , CHEMISTRY-A EUROPEAN JOURNAL, vol. 15, no. 16, pp. 4057-4069, 2009.
I. Perez-Victoria, S. Kemper, M. K. Patel, J. M. Edwards, J. C. Errey, L. F. Primavesi, M. J. Paul, T. D. W. Claridge and B. G. Davis, "Saturation transfer difference NMR reveals functionally essential kinetic differences for a sugar-binding repressor protein" , CHEMICAL COMMUNICATIONS, no. 39, pp. 5862-5864, 2009.