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Prof Gerald Richter 

Prof Gerald Richter
Position:Professor of Chemical Biology

Telephone:+44 (0)29 208 76364
Fax:+44 (0)29 208 74030


Research Group: Biological and Organic Chemistry

Research Interests

Prof Richter’s research interests are in the area of enzymatic reaction mechanisms and protein RNA interactions.

In detail, most current work is centred on the following topics:

  • Mechanism of DNA photolyase: Repair of UV lesions in DNA
  • Mechanism of phototropins: Blue-light perception in plants
  • Synthesis of organic compounds using multiple enzymes
  • Protein RNA interaction: Bacterial antitermination

For more information, click on the 'Research' tab above.


CH3113 Chemical Biology I: Cells and the Molecules of Life

CH3308 Bioinorganic Chemistry

CH3405 Organic Chemistry 2

CHT214 Biocatalysis I