Frank Hollmann

Associate Professor
Department of Biotechnology
Delft University of Technology

Fields of interest:

Biocatalysis – Organic Synthesis – Oxidation reactions –Oxyfunctionalization reactions – Reduction reactions.

Recent publications:

H. Lee, D. S. Choi, M. Pesic, Y. Woo, C.E. Paul, F. Hollmann*, C. B. Park*
Cofactor-Free, Direct Photoactivation of Enoate Reductases for Asymmetric Reduction of C=C Bonds.
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2017, DOI: 10.1002/anie.201702461.

Wang, D. Lan, R. Durrani, F. Hollmann*
Peroxygenases en route to becoming dream catalysts. What are the opportunities and challenges?
Curr. Opin. Chem. Biol., 2017, 37, 1-9.

D.S. Choi, Y. Ni, E. Fernández-Fueyo, M. Lee, F. Hollmann*, C. B. Park*
Photoelectroenzymatic Oxyfunctionalization on Flavin-Hybridized Carbon Nanotube Electrode Platform
ACS Catal., 2017, 7, 1563-1567.

E. Fernández-Fueyo, S.H.H. Younes, S. van Rootselaar, R.W.M. Aben, R. Renirie, R. Wever, D. Holtmann, F.P.J.T. Rutjes*, F. Hollmann*
A Biocatalytic Aza-Achmatowicz Reaction.
ACS Catal., 2016, 6, 5904–5907.

Y. Ni, E. Fernández-Fueyo, A. Gomez Baraibar, R. Ulrich, M. Hofrichter, H. Yanase, M. Alcalde, W. van Berkel, F. Hollmann*
Peroxygenase-Catalyzed Oxyfunctionalization Reactions Promoted by the Complete Oxidation of Methanol.
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2016, 55, 798–801.

T. Knaus, C.E. Paul, C.W. Levy, S. de Vries, F.G. Mutti, F. Hollmann*, N.S. Scrutton*
Better than Nature: nicotinamide biomimetics that outperform natural coenzymes.
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2016, 138, 1033–1039.

C. Paul, F. Hollmann*
Non-enzymatic regeneration of styrene monooxygenase for catalysis.
ACS Catal., 2015, 5, 2961−296

Y. Ni, D. Holtmann, F. Hollmann*
How Green is Biocatalysis? To calculate is to know.
ChemCatChem, 2014, 6, 930-943.

M. Mifsud, S. Gargiulo, S. Iborra. I.W.C.E. Arends, F. Hollmann*, A. Corma*
Photocatalysis makes water available as electron donor for oxidoreductases.
Nature Commun., 2014, 5:3145

V. Köhler, Y. M. Wilson, M. Dürrenberger, D. Ghislieri, E. Churakova, T. Quinto, L. Knörr, D. Häussinger, F. Hollmann*, N. J. Turner*, T. R. Ward*
New Synthetic Cascades by Combining Biocatalysts with Artificial Metalloenzymes.
Nature Chem., 2013, 5(2), 93-99.