Fabio Zobi Publications


Rossier J, Nasiri Sovari S, Pavic A, Vojnovic S, Stringer T, Bättig S, Smith GS, Nikodinovic-Runic J, Zobi F.; "Antiplasmodial activity and in vivo bio-distribution of chloroquine molecules released with a 4-(4-ethynylphenyl)-triazole moiety from organometallo-cobalamins", Molecules (2019; E2310. https://www.mdpi.com/1420-3049/24/12/2310)


M. Jakubaszek, J. Rossier, J. Karges, J. Delasoie, B. Goud, G. Gasser* and F. Zobi; "Evaluation of the Potential of Cobalamin Derivatives Bearing Ru(II) Polypyridyl Complexes as Photosensitisers for Photodynamic Therapy", Helv. Chim. Acta, 2019, 102, e1900104.



J. Delasoie, J. Rossier, L. Haeni, B. Rothen-Rutishauser and F. Zobi; "Slow-Targeted Release of a Ruthenium Anticancer Agent from Vitamin B12 Functionalized Diatoms",  Dalton Trans. 2018, 47, 17221-17232.



F Lucarini, M Pastore, S Vasylevskyi, M Varisco, E Solari, A Crochet, KM Fromm, F Zobi, A Ruggi. “Heptacoordinate CoII Complex: A New Architecture for Photochemical Hydrogen Production” Chem. Eur. J. 2017, 23, 6768-6771.


F Zobi, M Obst, “Two-and Three-dimensional Mid-Infrared Chemical Imaging” CHIMIA 2017, 71, 32-37.


F Neuhaus, F Zobi, G Brezesinski, M Dal Molin, S Matile, A Zumbuehl, “Correlation of surface pressure and hue of planarizable push–pull chromophores at the air/water interface” Beilstein J. Org. Chem. 2017,13, 1099.


L Prieto, J Rossier, K Derszniak, J Dybas, RM Oetterli, E Kottelat, S Chlopicki, F Zelder, F Zobi, “Modified biovectors for the tuneable activation of anti-platelet carbon monoxide release” Chem. Commun. 2017, 53, 6840-6843.


J Rossier, D Hauser, E Kottelat, B Rothen-Rutishauser, F Zobi, "Organometallic cobalamin anticancer derivatives for targeted prodrug delivery via ranscobalamin-mediated uptake”, Dalton Trans. 2017, 46, 2159-2164.



HB Suliman, F Zobi, CA Piantadosi “Heme oxygenase-1/carbon monoxide system and embryonic stem cell differentiation and maturation into cardiomyocytes”, ARS, 2016, 24, 345-360.


E Kottelat, A Ruggi, F Zobi, “Red-light activated photoCORMs of Mn (I) species bearing electron deficient 2, 2?-azopyridines” Dalton Trans. 2016, 45 , 6920-6927.


G Santoro, R Beltrami, E Kottelat, O Blacque, AY Bogdanova, F Zobi “NNitrosamine-{cis-Re [CO] 2} 2+ cobalamin conjugates as mixed CO/NOreleasing molecules” Dalton Trans. 2016, 45, 1504-1513.



E Kottelat, V Chabert, A Crochet, KM Fromm, F Zobi “Towards Cardiolite?Inspired Carbon Monoxide Releasing Molecules–Reactivity of d4, d5 Rhenium and d6 Manganese Carbonyl Complexes with Isocyanide Ligands“ Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2015, 34, 5628-5638.


HG Visser, A Roodt, M Schutte, A Brink, T Twala, G Kemp, F Zobi, “Reactivity and structure relations in Mn (I), Re (I) and Tc (I)-tricarbonyl complexes-impact on drug design” J. Label. Compd. Radiopharm., 2015 58, S380-S380.


A Ruggi, F Zobi, “Quantum-CORMs: quantum dot sensitized CO releasing molecules”, Dalton Trans. 2015, 44, 10928-10931.


L Quaroni, M Obst, M Novak, F Zobi “Three-Dimensional Mid-Infrared Tomographic Imaging of Endogenous and Exogenous Molecules in a Single Intact Cell with Subcellular Resolution” Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2015, 54, 318-322.

L Quaroni, M Obst, M Novak, F Zobi “Dreidimensionale Tomographie im mittleren Infrarotbereich von endogenen und exogenen Molekülen in einer einzelnen Zelle mit subzellulärer Auflösung” Angew. Chem., 2015, 127, 323-327.


G Santoro, T Zlateva, A Ruggi, L Quaroni, F Zobi “Synthesis, characterization and cellular location of cytotoxic constitutional organometallic isomers of rhenium delivered on a cyanocobalmin scaffold” Dalton Trans., 2015, 44, 6999-7008.



L Quaroni, F Zobi “Cellular imaging with metal carbonyl complexes” From Inorganic Chemical Biology (2014), 149-182. Edited by Gasser, Gilles.



F Zobi, L Quaroni, G Santoro, T Zlateva, O Blacque, B Sarafimov, M C Schaub, A Yu Bogdanova “Live-Fibroblast IR Imaging of a Cytoprotective PhotoCORM Activated with Visible Light” J. Med. Chem., 2013, 53, 6719- 6731.


F Zobi “CO and CO-releasing molecules in medicinal chemistry” Future Med. Chem., 2013, 5, 175-188.



G Santoro, O Blacque, F Zobi “Post-Protein-Binding Metal-Mediated Coupling of an Acridine Orange-Based Fluorophore.” Metallomics, 2012, 4, 253-259. (awarded Journal Cover)


F Zobi, B Spingler “Post-Protein-Binding Reactivity and Modifications of the fac-[Re(CO)3]+ Core.” Inorg. Chem., 2012, 51, 1210-1212.


F Zobi, O Blacque, R A Jacobs, M C Schaub, A Yu Bogdanova “17 e? rhenium dicarbonyl CO-releasing molecules on a cobalamin scaffold for biological application.” Dalton Trans., 2012, 41, 370-378. (awarded Journal Cover)



F Zobi, O Blacque “Reactivity of 17e- Complex [ReIIBr4(CO)2]2- with Bridging Aromatic Ligands. Characterization and CO-Releasing Properties.” Dalton. Trans., 2011, 40, 4994-5001.



F Zobi “Ligand Electronic Parameters as a Measure of the Polarization of C?O Bond in [M(CO)xLy] n Complexes and of the Relative Stabilization of [M(CO)xLy] n/n+1 Species.” Inorg. Chem., 2010, 49, 10370-10377.


F Zobi, A Degonda, M C Schaub, A Yu Bogdanova “CO Releasing Properties and Cytoprotective Effect of cis-trans-[ReII(CO)2Br2L2] n Complexes.” Inorg. Chem., 2010, 49, 7313-7322.


F Zobi, A Degonda “CO Releasing Properties of cis-trans- [ReII(CO)2Br2L2] n Complexes.” Nuc. Med. Biol., 2010, 37, 712.


F Zobi, R Alberto “Redox Induced Binding of [(tacn)ReIIBr(CO)2] + to Guanine, Oligonucleotides and Peptides.” Chem. Eur. J., 2010, 16, 2710- 2713.


F Zobi “A Different ‘Spin’ on Rhenium Chemistry. Synthetic Approaches and Perspectives of 17-Electron Rhenium Complexes.” Chimia, 2010, 64, 259-265.



F Zobi “Parametrization of the Contribution of Mono- and Bidentate Ligands on the Symmetric C=O Stretching Frequency of fac-[Re(CO)3] + Complexes.” Inorg. Chem., 2009, 48, 10845-10855.


F Zobi, L Kromer, B Spingler, R Alberto “Synthesis and Reactivity of the 17 e- Complex [ReIIBr4(CO)2] 2- : A Convenient Entry into Rhenium(II) Chemistry.” Inorg. Chem., 2009, 48, 8965-8970.


F Zobi, B Spingler, R Alberto “Formation and Reactivity of [(tacn)-N-COReIIIBr(CO)2] + in Water: a Theoretical and Experimental Study.” Inorg. Chem., 2009, 48, 4963-4970.



F Zobi, B Spingler, R Alberto “Ligand-mediated decarbonylation as an efficient synthetic method to Re(I) and Re(II) dicarbonyl complexes.” Dalton Trans., 2008, 5287-5289.


F Zobi, B Spingler, R Alberto “Syntheses, Structures and Reactivities of [CpTc(CO)3X]+ and [CpRe(CO)3X]+ .” Eur. J. Inorg. Chem., 2008; 47; 4205-4214. (awarded Journal Cover)



F Zobi, O Blacque, R K O Sigel, R Alberto “Binding Interaction of [Re(H2O)3(CO)3] + with the DNA Fragment d(CpGpG).” Inorg. Chem., 2007, 46, 10458-10460.


F Zobi, B Balali Mood, P A Wood, F P A Fabbiani, S Parsons, P J Sadler “Tagging (Arene)Ruthenium(II) Anticancer Complexes with Fluorescent Labels.” Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2007, 18, 2783-2796.



F Zobi, B Spingler, R Alberto “Guanine and Plasmid DNA Binding of Mono- and Trinuclear fac-[Re(CO)3] + Complexes with Amino Acid Ligands.” ChemBioChem, 2005, 6, 1397-1405.


F Zobi, B Spingler, R Alberto “Structure, Reactivity and Solution Behaviour of [Re(ser)(7-MeG)(CO)3] and [Re(ser)(3-pic)(CO)3]: "Nucleoside-Mimicking" Complexes Based on the fac-[Re(CO)3] + Moiety.” Dalton Trans., 2005, 17, 2859-2865.


B Spingler, F Zobi, P M Antoni, A Medina-Molner, R Alberto “Interaction of Mono- and Dinuclear Metal Complexes with Mono- and Oligonucleotides for Analytical, Radio- and Chemotoxic Purposes.” Chimia, 2005, 59, 826-831.