Bioorganic Chemistry

Group leader Henrik Helligsø Jensen, Associate Professor, Ph.d.

Areas of Research:

Synthesis of new, powerful and selective glycosidase inhibitors
Development of new types of catalytically activated glycosyl donors for chemical glycosylation
Synthesis of potent inhibitors of human monoamine transporters
Synthesis of ligands and unnatural amino acids for the Na+, K+ ATPase.

Aarhus collaborators:

Professor Birgit Schiøtt (Department of Chemistry, Aarhus University)
Professor Peter R. Ogilby (Department of Chemistry, Aarhus University)
Ass. Professor Steffen Sinning (Department of Clinical Medicine - Centre for Psychiatric Research, Aarhus University)
Assoc. Professor Hanne Poulsen (Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics, Aarhus University)

International collaborators:

Ass. Professor Atsushi Kato, University of Toyama, Japan
Dr. Janet Deane, Cambridge Institut of Medical Research, University of Cambridge