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Dr Verónica González González

Dr Ewa NowickaVerónica González González is a research associate working under the supervision of Professor R. K. Allemann, on the project entitled "Root of the biosynthetic diversity in the terpenome: manipulating the catalytic specificity of terpene cyclases". Verónica did her PhD at the University of Sheffield under the supervision of Dr. Jim A. Thomas on "DNA binding of metal complexes with mixed recognition motifs. Photophysical and biophysical studies".

Recent Publications:

  • Faraldos J., González V., Li A., Yu F., Köksal M., Christianson D. W., Allemann R. K., J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2012, 134, 20844-20848. "Probing the Mechanism of 1,4-Conjugate Elimination Reactions Catalyzed by Terpenoid Synthases".
  • Walker, M. G., Gonzalez, V., Chekmeneva, E., Thomas J. A., Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2012, 51, 12107-12110. "Temperature-Switched Binding of a RuII(dppz)/DNA Light-Switch Complex".
  • Cascón, O., Touchet, S., Miller, D. J., Gonzalez, V., Faraldos, J., Allemann, R. K., Chem. Commun., 2012, 48, 9702-9704. "Chemoenzymatic Preparation of Germacrene Analogues".
  • Faraldos, J., Miller, D.J., Gonzalez, V., Yoosuf-Aly, Z., Cascon, O., Li, A., Allemann, R. K., J. Am. Chem. Soc, 2012, 134, 5900-5908. "A 1,6-ring closure mechanism for (+)-δ-cadinene synthase?".


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