Organic Chemistry

 

BIOCATALYSIS AND PLANT BIOMASS CHEMISTRY

Processing of agricultural, forestry and agroindustrial wastes.Production of substrates and bioproducts of technological interest from renewable resources including biofuels, chemicals and biomaterials. Biotransformation of organic substances.

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DEVELOPMENT AND APPLICATION OF NUCLEAR MAGNETIC RESONANCE METHODS

Development of new applications for the NMR technique, including multinuclear analysis of samples in solution and in the solid state, as well as its use in the characterization and structural elucidation of organic and inorganic compounds.

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POLYMER CHEMISTRY

Preparation and structural, mechanical or morphological characterization of synthetic polymers for technological applications. Study of chemical and physical-chemical aspects of natural and semi-synthetic biopolymers, involving extraction, characterization, properties and applications.

Faculty members involved:
Elisa Souza Orth
Izabel Cristina Riegel Vidotti Miyata
Leni Campos Akcelrud
Luiz Pereira Ramos
Maria Rita Sierakowski
Maria Aparecida Ferreira César-Oliveira
Rilton Alves de Freitas
Ronilson Vasconcelos Barbosa
Sônia Faria Zawadzki

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CHEMISTRY OF NATURAL PRODUCTS AND CHEMICAL ECOLOGY

Phytochemical study, isolation and identification of secondary metabolites. Investigation of the mechanisms and identification of chemical components involved in insect-insect (pheromones) and insect-plant (kairomones) interactions.

Faculty members involved:
Alfredo Ricardo Marques de Oliveira
Andersson Barison
Beatriz Helena Lameiro de Noronha Sales Maia
Brás Heleno de Oliveira
Francisco de Assis Marques
Maria Élida Alves Stefanello
Paulo Henrique Gorgatti Zarbin

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SYNTHESIS OF ORGANIC COMPOUNDS

Development and application of new methodologies for the synthesis of organic and organometallic compounds.

Faculty members involved:
Alfredo Ricardo Marques de Oliveira