Jason P. Schwans, PhD
1. Synthesis of unnatural amino acids to investigate enzyme function.
2. Evaluating phosphate analogs as specific inhibitors of butyrylcholinesterase as a potential therapeutic in the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease.
3. Using mutagenesis to investigate the catalytic role of a conserved nonactive site residue in the enzyme triosephosphate isomerase.
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