Patent & Publications:

Jawad Alzeer, U Rieder, KA Hadeed, Rational and practical aspects of Halal and Tayyib in the context of food safety, Trends in Food Science & Technology, 2018, 71, 264-267


Triemer, Messikommer, Glasauer, Jawad Alzeer, Paulisch, Luedtke, Super-resolution imaging of individual replication forks reveals unexpected prodrug resistance mechanism,  Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA2018115, E1366.


Jawad Alzeer, Rami Arafeh, Kaïs Hussain Al-Gubory, Antioxidants in the Prevention and Treatment of Cancer, Nutritional Antioxidant Therapies: Treatments and Perspectives, Publisher: Springer-Cham, 2017, 493-521


Anu Naik, Jawad Alzeer, Therese Triemer, Annu Bujalska, Nathan W. Luedtke, Chemoselective modification of vinyl DNA by triazolinediones, Angewandte Chemie, Intl. Ed, 2017

Jawad Alzeer, Khaled Abou Hadeed: Ethanol and its Halal status in food industriesTrends in Food Science & Technology, 58, 2016, 14-20


Jawad Alzeer: Swiss Scientific Society for Developing Countries: A Concept of Relationship, World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology, International Science Index, Humanities and Social Sciences Vol:10, No:1, 2016, P. 374-377


Martin Seyfried, Jawad Alzeer, Nathan Luedtke: Molecular Design and Synthesis of Planar Telomestatin Analogue; European Journal of Organic Chemistry; 36, 2015, DOI: 10.1002/ejoc.201501103


Zahra Aljabari, Jawad Alzeer, Rami Arafeh: Catechin detection in callus and in vitro cultures of the eastern strawberry tree, Arbutus Andrachne L., an endangered medicinal tree in Palestine, Global J Res. Med. Plants & Indigen. Med. | Volume 3, Issue 5 | May 2014 | 196–205

Jawad Alzeer, Bala Vummidi, Rami Arafeh, Waleed Rimawi, Hatem Saleem, Nathan Luedtke: The influence of extraction solvents on the anticancer activities of Palestinian medicinal plants, J. Med. Plant Res. 2014, Vol. 8, P. 408-415

Bala Vummidi, F. Noreen, Jawad Alzeer, K. Moelling Nathan Luedtke: Photodynamic agents with anti-metastatic activities, ACS Chem. Biol., 2013, 8, 1737.

Bala Vummidi, Jawad Alzeer, Nathan Luedtke: Fluorescent probes for G-quadruplex structures, 2013, ChemBioChem. 2013, 14 (5): 540-58.

Sarah. Hentschel, Jawad Alzeer, Todor. Angelov, Orlando. D. Schaerer, Nathan. W. Luedtke: Synthesis of DNA interstrand crosslinks using a photocaged nucleobase, Angew. Chemie Intl. Ed., 2012, 51, 3466. (English)

Sarah. Hentschel, Jawad Alzeer, Todor. Angelov, Orlando. D. Schaerer, Nathan. W. Luedtke: Synthese von DNA-Interstrang-Crosslinks unter Verwendung einer photoaktivierbaren Nucleobase. Angewandte Chemie, 2012, 124, 14, 3523–3526. (German)


Jawad Alzeer, Nathan Luedtke: pH-Mediated Fluorescence and G-Quadruplex Binding of Amido Phthalocyanines, Biochemistry, 2010; 49 (20), pp 4339-4348.

Manikandan Paramasivam, Alexandro Membrino, Susanna Cogoi, Jawad Alzeer, Nathan W. Luedtke, and Luigi E. Xodo: “Cellular uptake and G-4 DNA promoter binding of guanidine-modified phthalocyanines to KRAS/HRAS G-quadruplexes” Chem. Commun, 2010; 46 (4): 625.


Jawad Alzeer, Bala Vummidi, , Phillipe J C Roth and Nathan Luedtke: “Guanidinium-Modified Phthalocyanines as High-Affinity G-Quadruplex Fluorescent Probes and Transcriptional Regulator” Angewandte Chemie, 2009; 48 (49): 9362. (English)

Jawad Alzeer, Dr, Balayeshwanth R Vummidi, Phillipe J C Roth, Nathan W Luedtke, Guanidinium-modifizierte Phthalocyanine als Fluoreszenzso-nden mit hoherG-Quadruplex-Affinität und als Transkriptionsregulatoren Angewandte Chemie, 2009; 121: 49. 9526 (German)


Jawad Alzeer, Philippe Roth, and Nathan Luedtke: “An efficient two-step synthesis of metal-free phthalocyanines using a Zn (II) templateChem. Commun, 2009; 15, 1970-1971.

Nathan. W. Luedtke, Jawad Alzeer, Bala Vummidi, Preparation and uses of guanidinium-modified porphyrins and phthalocyanines, 2008, European Patent Patent No. 2010028780.

Jawad Alzeer, Orlando Schärer: “A modified thymine for the synthesis of site-specific thymine-guanine DNA interstrands crosslinksNucleic Acid Research. 2006; 34 (16); 4458-4466


Ludovic Gillet, Jawad Alzeer, Orlando Schärer: “Site-specific incorporation of N-(deoxyguanosin-8-yl)-2-acetylaminofluorene (dG-AAF) into oligonucleotides using modified “ultra-mild” DNA synthesis crosslinksNucleic Acid Research. 2005; 33(6); 1961-1969.


Jawad Alzeer, Jacques Chollet, Ingrid Heinze-Krauss, Christian Hubschwerlen, Hugues Matile, and Robert Ridley “Phenyl Methoxyacrylates: A New Antimalarial PharmacophoreJ. Med. Chem. 2000; 43 (4); 560-568.


Jawad Alzeer, Jacques Chollet, Christian Hubschwerlen, Hugues Matile, and Robert Ridley “β-Alkoxyacrylates Against Malaria” European Patent Application No. 97111607.4, PCT/EP1998/004162, 1999 (WO/1999/002150).

Jawad Alzeer, Raffaello Masciadri, Nadine Nock, and Guy Wassner “MOM-protected 3-Hydroxy-5-phenyl-isoxazole: Regioselective Preparation and Synthetic ApplicationTetrahedron Lett., 1996, 37, 6857-6860.


Jawad Alzeer, and Andrea Vasella “Oligosaccharide Analogues of Polysaccharides Part 4. Synthesis of a Monosaccharide-Derived OctamerHelv. Chem. Acta., 1995, 78, 1219-1237.

Jawad Alzeer, and Andrea Vasella “Oligosaccharide Analogues of Polysaccharides Part 2. Regioselective Deprotection of Monosaccharide-Derived Monomers and DimersHelv. Chem. Acta., 1995, a78, 177-193.

Jawad Alzeer, Chengzhi Cai, and Andrea Vasella “Oligosaccharide Analogues of Polysaccharides Part 1. Concept and Synthesis of Monosaccharides-Derived MonomersHelv. Chem. Acta., 1995, 78, 242-264.

M. S. Shekhani, K. M. Khan, Jawad (Al) Zeer and W. Voelter “Useful Chiral Intermediates from Readily Available Carbohydrates200th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Washington, D. C., September 1990 ORGN 197.

Manuscripts, Poster & Book Citation

Jawad Alzeer, Balayeshwanth R. Vummidi, and Nathan W. Luedtke, “Cell-Permeable Fluorescent Probes with High Affinity for G-Quadruplex DNA and RNA” Second Second International Meeting on Quadruplex DNA April 18-21, 2009 Camberley-Brown Hotel, Louisville, KY, USA

Jawad Alzeer Balayeshwanth R. Vummidi, Phillipe J. C. Roth, and Nathan W. Luedtke, G-Quadruplex Fluorescent Probes as Transcriptional Regulator, 2nd Swiss-Japan Biomolecular Chemistry Symposium, 2009–SJBCS2009

Jawad Alzeer, Bala Vummid, Phillipe Roth, and Nathan Luedtke, “Structure-Selective Fluorescent Probes for G-Quadruplex DNA” Swiss chemical Society, fall meeting Zurich (Switzerland), 09.2008.

Jawad Alzeer, Orlando Schärer: “Synthesis and characterization of site-specific thymine-guanine DNA interstrand crosslinks” International roundtable on nucleosides, nucleotides and nucleic acids. 2006; XVII; PO030.

Jawad Alzeer, Jacques Chollet, Ingrid Heinze-Krauss, Christian Hubschwerlen, Hugues Matile, and Robert Ridley, Anne Schmitt Hoffmann: “β-methoxyacrylates, anovel class of antimalarial agents” Hoffmann La Roche, B-169’710; 1999.

Oligonucleotide synthesis using phosphoramidite chemistry, produced by Link Technologies Ltd., UK, Section 2.1, Ultramild Deprotection, Page 66

Theodora W. Greene, Peter G. Wuts “Protective groups in organic chemistry” third edition, John Wiley & Sons, Inc. NJ; 1999; Protection for the hydroxyl group-benzylether; P. 83, Protection for the alkyne-CH; P. 655.

F. Diederich, P. J. Stang, R. R. Tykwinski “Acetylene Chemistry: Chemistry, biology, and material science” 2005; Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA. Acetylenosaccharides, Page 196.


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