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Terpene Cyclases

Welcome Jennifer and Gwawr!

Welcome Jennifer and Gwawr!

Posted on 24 October 2017 by Robert Mart

Welcome to Jennifer and Gwawr who joined us at the beginning of October. Both will work on terpene cyclase projects.

BBC News Highlights Flow Chemistry

Posted on 17 February 2017 by Robert Mart

Our recent work on enzymatic transformations in flow has been publicised on the BBC News website, with Dr Xiaoping Tang appearing in the accompanying video with Professors Wirth and Allemann. […]

Flow Enzymology

Posted on 20 January 2017 by Robert Mart

In a new paper in the European Journal of Organic Chemistry, Xiaoping shows how the yield of terpene cyclase reactions can be dramatically improved using a flow reactor. In cases […]

New PhD Students

New PhD Students

Posted on 18 October 2016 by Robert Mart

Welcome back Florence and Luke, who join our terpene cyclase team.

Spotlight on Terpene Analogues

Spotlight on Terpene Analogues

Posted on 26 May 2015 by Robert Mart

Chemistry World have published an article highlighting our recent terpene analogues for pest control.

Well Done Mel!

Well Done Mel!

Posted on 11 May 2015 by Robert Mart

Melodi presents her work to a rapt audience during the first session of the 2015 Cardiff Chemistry Conference.

A Pesticide-free Future?

A Pesticide-free Future?

Posted on 27 April 2015 by Robert Mart

The Cardiff University website is publicising research performed by the Allemann group and scientists at Rothamsted Research. Working together, we have created molecules which mirror a natural occurring smell known […]

A Window to the Past

Posted on 11 October 2014 by Robert Mart

A Window to the Past A recent publication in the Journal of the American Chemical Society gives insight into the evolutionary history of plant enzymes. Plants are a rich source […]

Front Cover for Semiochemistry of Aphids

Posted on 3 July 2014 by Robert Mart

September 2013 A review article written by Dr John Pickett, Professor Allemann and Dr Michael Birkett on the semiochemistry of small sap feeding insects in Natural Product Reports has been […]

Review Article Makes Most-Read List

Posted on 3 July 2014 by Robert Mart

January 2013 Dr David Miller and Professor Rudolf Allemann's review "Sesquiterpene synthases: Passive catalysts or active players?" continues to provoke interest. The RSC Publishing Natural Products blog has revealed that […]