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Medicinal and Peptide Chemistry

Medicinal Chemistry

Work in medicinal chemistry focuses on the modelling, synthesis and biological testing of novel compounds with antimalarial and anti-HIV properties.

Peptide Chemistry

Dr Maya Makatini | | Google Scholar

The peptide chemistry group has three main research focus areas:

  • Making new peptides with wound-healing properties
  • Anti-tuberculotic peptidomimetics
  • Resin-supported peptides as catalysts for aldol reactions