Light-driven C=C bond reduction using the light-dependent enzyme LPOR

Fellow: ESR7
Home Institution: University of Graz (Karl-Franzens-Universität) – Austria
Academic Secondment: Aarhus University – Denmark
Industrial Secondment: GlaxoSmithKline – England


This research will focus on:

(i) the elucidation of the structural substrate requirements for the light-dependent enzyme;

ii) synthesis of substrates and reference materials;

iii) taping the operational window for the reaction.