RESEARCH TOPICS

  • Enzymes as catalysts in chemo-, regio- and stereoselective synthesis of organic compounds.
  • Enantioselective synthesis of natural products and polymers.
  • Synthesis, structure and conformation of natural products and analogues of biological importance
  • Synthesis and mechanism of organic and organometallic compounds. Catalysis and catalysts.
  • Glycobiology of trypanosomatids and other eukaryotes. Structure of glycoconjugates. Synthesis of oligosaccharides and of glycosidases inhibitors.
  • Synthesis and modifications of heterocyclic compounds with potential biological activities.
  • Dra. Maier
  • Renewable raw materials. Polysaccharides from seed cell walls; their role in germination. Industrial polysaccharides from seaweeds: carrageenans and fucoidans. Molecular modelling of disaccharides related to seaweed polysaccharides.

  • Back to Home Page