Department of Chemistry

Lund University

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Selected Publications at Lund University:

1. P. Wang, J. Linares-Pastén, B. Zhang*, Biomacromolecules 2020, 21, 1078-1090.

Synthesis, molecular docking simulation and enzymatic degradation of AB-type indole-based polyesters with improved thermal properties


2. N. Warlin, M. N. G. Gonzalez,  S. Mankar,  N. Valsange,  M. Sayed,  S. –H. Pyo,  N. Rehnberg,  S. Lundmark,  R. H. -Kaul,  P. Jannasch, B. Zhang*, Green Chem. 2019, 21, 6667-6684.

A rigid spirocyclic diol from fructose-based 5-hydroxymethylfurfural: Synthesis, life-cycle assessment, and polymerization toward renewable polyesters and poly(urethane-urea)s

3. S. Mankar, M. N. G. Gonzalez, N. Warlin, N. Valsange, N. Rehnberg, S. Lundmark, P. Jannasch, B. Zhang*, 
ACS Sustainable Chem. & Eng. 2019, 7, 19090-19103.

Synthesis, life cycle assessment, and polymerization of a vanillin-based spirocyclic diol toward polyesters with increased glass transition temperature

4. C. R. Arza, P. Wang, J. Linares-Pastén, B. Zhang*, J. Polym. Sci. Part A: Polym. Chem. 2019, 57, 2314-2323.

Synhesis, thermal, rheological characteristics, and enzymatic degradation of aliphatic polyesters with lignin-based aromatic pendant groups

5. C. R. Arza, B. Zhang*, ACS Omega 2019, 4, 15012−15021.

Synthesis, Thermal Properties, and Rheological Characteristics of Indole-Based Aromatic Polyesters

6. R. Hatti-Kaul, L. J. Nilsson, B. Zhang, N. Rehnberg, S. Lundmark, Trends Biotechnol. 2020, 38, 50-67.

Designing Biobased Recyclable Polymers for Plastics

7. P. Wang, C. R. Arza, B. Zhang*, Polym. Chem. 2018, 9, 4706. (Front cover)

Indole as a new sustainable aromatic unit for high quality biopolyesters

8. C. R. Arza, S. İlk, D. Demircan, B. Zhang*, Green Chem. 2018, 20, 1238. (Back cover)

New biobased non-ionic hyperbranched polymers as environmentally friendly antibacterial additives for biopolymers

D. Demircan, S. Ilk, B. Zhang*, Biomacromolecules 2017, 18, 3439.

Cellulose-organic montmorillonite nanocomposites as biomacromolecular quorum sensing inhibitor

10. D. Demircan, B. Zhang*, Carbohydr. Polym. 2017, 157, 1913.

Facile synthesis of novel soluble cellulose-grafted hyperbranched polymers as potential natural antimicrobial materials.



Selected publications before Lund University:

  1. C. Gstrein, B. Zhang*, M. A. Abdel-Rahman, O. Bertran, C. Alemán, G. Wegner, A. D. Schlüter*Chem. Sci. 20167, 4644.

  2. H. Yu, A. D. Schlüter*B. Zhang*, Macromolecules 201447, 4127.

  3. B. Zhang, H. Yu, A. D. Schlüter, A. Halperin, M. Kröger*Nat. Commun. 20134, 1993. 

  4. H. Yu, A. D. Schlüter*B. Zhang*, Macromolecules 201245, 8555. 

  5. H. Yu, A. D. Schlüter*B. Zhang*,  Helv. Chim. Acta 2012, 95, 2399. 

  6. B. Zhang, R. Wepf, M. Kröger, A. Halperin, A. D. Schlüter*,  Macromolecules 201144, 6785.

  7. B. Zhang, R. Wepf, K. Fischer, M. Schmidt, S. Besse, P. Lindner, B. T. King, R. Sigel, P. Schurtenberger, Y. Talmon, Y. Ding, M. Kröger, A. Halperin, A. D. Schlüter*, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 201150, 737.