LSAMM: Laboratoire de Synthèse des Assemblages Moléculaires Multifonctionnels (V. Heitz)


Laboratoire de Synthèse des Assemblages Moléculaires Multifonctionnels Institut de Chimie de Strasbourg, UMR 7177 CNRS-Université de Strasbourg,  Institut Le Bel 4, rue Blaise Pascal
67000 Strasbourg-France



Porphyrin synthesis / coordination chemistry / molecular receptor / photosensitizer / photodynamic therapy 

5 Recent Publications (last two years)

  1. “Allosteric control of naphthalene diimide encapsulation and electron transfer in porphyrin containers: photophysical studies and molecular dynamics simulation” Zanetti-Polzi, R. Djemili, S. Durot, V. Heitz, I. Daidone, B. Ventura, Chem. Eur. J., 2020,
  1. “A flexible bis‐Co(III) porphyrin cage as a bimetallic catalyst for the conversion of CO2 and epoxides into cyclic carbonates” Schoepff, L. Monnereau, S. Durot, S. Jenni, C. Gourlaouen, V. Heitz, ChemCatChem, 2020,
  1. “Synthesis and in vitro studies of a Gd(DOTA)-porphyrin conjugate for combined MRI and photodynamic treatment” Jenni, F. Bolze, C. S. Bonnet, A. Pallier, A. Sour, E. Tóth, B. Ventura, V. Heitz, Inorg. Chem.2020, doi : 10.1021/acs.inorgchem.0c02189.
  1. “Positive Allosteric Control of Guests Encapsulation by Metal Binding to Covalent Porphyrin Cages.” Djemili, L. Kocher, S. Durot, A. Peuronen, K. Rissanen, V. Heitz, Chem. Eur. J. 2019, 25, 1481 – 1487, Hot Paper.
  1. “Tumour-Targeting Photosensitisers for One- and Two-photon Activated Photodynamic Therapy” Jenni, A. Sour, F. Bolze, B. Ventura, V. Heitz,  Org. Biomol. Chem., 2019, 17, 6585–6594, ( doi, Front Cover).


Group Members in MAPYRO

Prof. Valérie Heitz (

Dr Stéphanie DUROT(

Dr Henri-Pierre Jacquot (