20. Water-soluble BODIPY photocages with tunable cellular localization 

Kand D., Liu P., Navarro M.X., Fischer L. J., Rousso-Noori L., Friedmann-Morvinski D., Winter A. H., Miller E. W., Weinstain R.

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2020. PMID: DOI: 10.1021/jacs.9b13219

19. Organelles Targeted BODIPY Photocages: Visible‐Light Mediated Sub‐Cellular Photorelease

Kand D., Pizarro L., Angel I., Avni A., Friedmann-Morvinski D., Weinstain R.

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2019, 58, 4659–4663 PMID:30731033. DOI: 10.1002/anie.201900850

18. 3-Aminobenzamide Prevents Concanavalin A-Induced Acute Hepatitis by an Anti-inflammatory and Anti-oxidative Mechanism

Wardi J., Ernst O., Lilja A., Aeed H., Katz S., Ben-Nachum I., Ben-Dror I., Katz D., Bernadsky O., Kandhikonda R., Avni Y., Fraser IDC., Weinstain R., Biro A., Zor T.

Dig Dis Sci. 2018, 63, 3382-3397. PMID: 30196390. DOI: 10.1007/s10620-018-5267-1

17. Characterizing gibberellin flow in planta using photocaged gibberellins

Wexler S., Schayek H., Kandhikonda R., Tal I., Shani E., Meroz Y., Dobrovetsky R., Weinstain R.

Chem. Sci. 2019, 10, 1500-1505. PMID:30809367. DOI: 10.1039/C8SC04528C

16. Gibberellin Localization and Transport in Plants

Binenbaum J., Weinstain R., Shani E.

Trends Plant Sci. 2018 May;23(5):410-421. PMID: 29530380. DOI: 10.1016/j.tplants.2018.02.005.

15. In Search of the Perfect Photocage: Structure–Reactivity Relationships in meso-Methyl BODIPY Photoremovable Protecting Groups

Slanina T., Shrestha P., Palao E., Kand D., Peterson J. A., Dutton A. S., Rubinstein N., Weinstain R., Winter A. H., Klán P. 

J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2017, 139, 15168. PMID: 29039200. DOI: 10.1021/jacs.7b08532.

14. Highlighting Gibberellins Accumulation Sites in Arabidopsis thaliana Root Using Fluorescently Labeled Gibberellins.

Schayek H., Shani E., Weinstain R.

Methods Mol Biol. 2017, 1497:91-97. PMID: 2786476. DOI:10.1007/978-1-4939-6469-7_10.

13. Stronger sink demand for metabolites supports dominance of the apical bud in etiolated growth

Buskila Y., Sela N., Teper-Bamnolker P., Tal I., Shani E., Weinstain R., Gaba V., Tam Y., Lers A., Eshel D.

J. Exp. Bot., 2016, 67(18):5495-5508. PMID:27580624. DOI: 10.1093/jxb/erw315.

12. The Arabidopsis NPF3 protein is a GA transporter

Tal I., Zhang Y., Jørgensen M. E., Pisanty O., Barbosa I. C., Zourelidou M., Regnault T., Crocoll C., Olsen C. E., Weinstain R., Schwechheimer C., Halkier B. A., Nour-Eldin H. H., Estelle M., Shani E.

Nat. Commun. 2016, 11486. PMID: 27139299. doi: 10.1038/ncomms11486.

11. TEMPRANILLO Reveals the Mesophyll as Crucial for Epidermal Trichome Formation

Matías-Hernández L., Aguilar-Jaramillo A. E., Osnato M., Weinstain R., Shani E., Suárez-López P., Pelaz S.

Plant Physiol. 2016, 170(3), 1624-1639. PMID: 26802039. doi: 10.1104/pp.15.01309.

10. meso-Methylhydroxy BODIPY: a scaffold for photo-labile protecting groups

Rubinstein N., Liu P., Miller E. W., Weinstain R.

Chem. Commun. 2015, 51, 6369-6372. PMID: 25761909. doi: 10.1039/c5cc00550g.

9. In vivo targeting of hydrogen peroxide by activatable cell-penetrating peptides

Weinstain R., Savariar E., Felsen C., Tsien R. Y.

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2014, 136(3), 874-877. PMID: 24377760. doi: 10.1021/ja411547j.

8.  Fluorescent ligand for human progesterone receptor imaging in live cells

Weinstain R., Kanter J., Friedman B., Ellies L. G., Baker M., Tsien R. Y.

Bioconjugate Chem. 2013, 24(5), 766-771. PMID: 23600997. doi: 10.1021/bc3006418.

7. Gibberellins accumulate in the elongating endodermal cells of Arabidopsis

Shani E.*, Weinstain R.*, Zhang y., Castillejo-Mangado C., Kaiserli K., Chory J., Tsien R. Y., Estelle M.

PNAS 2013, 110(12), 4834-4839. * Equal contribution. PMID: 23382232. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1300436110.

6. Sulfhydryl-based dendritic chain reaction

Sella E., Weinstain R., Erez R., Burns N. Z., Baran P. S., Shabat D.

Commun. 2010, 46, 6575-6577. PMID: 20714571. doi: 10.1039/c0cc02195d.

5. Real-time monitoring of drug release

Weinstain R.*, Segal E.*, Satchi-Fainaro R., Shabat D.

Commun. 2010, 46, 553-555.* Equal contribution. PMID: 20062859. doi: 10.1039/b919329d.

4. Activity-linked labeling of enzymes by self-immolative polymers

Weinstain R., Baran P. S., Shabat D.

Bioconjugate Chem. 2009, 20(9), 1783-1791. PMID: 19689155. doi: 10.1021/bc9002037.

3. Self-immolative comb-polymers: multiple-release of side-chain reporters by a single stimulus event

Weinstain R., Sagi A., Karton N., Shabat D.

Eur. J. 2008, 14(23), 6857-6861. PMID: 18581388. doi: 10.1002/chem.200800917.

2. Self-immolative polymers Save & Exit

Sagi A., Weinstain R., Karton N., Shabat D.

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2008, 130(16), 5434-5435. PMID: 18376834. doi: 10.1021/ja801065d.


1. Antibody-catalyzed asymmetric intramolecular Michael addition of aldehydes and ketones to yield the disfavored cis-product

Weinstan R., Lerner, R. A., Barbas C. F. III., Shabat, D.

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2005, 127(38), 13104-13105. PMID: 16173712. doi: 10.1021/ja0536825.