Chemistry

Members: A/Prof. Lim Yau Yan, A/Prof. Emily Goh Joo Kheng, Dr. Cheow Yuen Lin, Dr. Pushpamalar Janarthanan, Dr. Joash Tan Ban Lee, Dr. Irene Ling, Dr. Yeong Keng Yoon, Ken

  • Chemical analysis, e.g. trace metals analysis by AAS; analysis of pesticides, pharmaceutical drugs, sugars and natural products by HPLC and LC-MS.
  • Antioxidant activity assays and various other bioactivity tests of plant extracts in collaboration with members of microbiology and cell biology groups.
  • Natural product chemistry, synthesis of inorganic/organic compounds of pharmaceutical/ medicinal interests.
  • Developing new biodegradable polymers using plant waste to be used as control release device for anticancer drug and slow release device for application of fertilizer in agriculture.

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