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Jason P. Schwans, PhD

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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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