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Steven D. Bruner

Associate Professor
Work University of Florida Department of Chemistry PO Box 117200 Gainesville FL 32611 Other JHH 302E Work Phone: 352-392-0525Work Fax: 352-392-8758 Website: http://www.chem.ufl.edu/~bruner
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Structurally complex natural products, such as the medicinally relevant antibiotics vancomycin and erthromycin, are biosynthesized by large, macromolecular enzyme assemblies. These assemblies frequently orchestrate difficult and interesting chemical transformations t construct diverse molecular scaffolds. Our research group will use the tools of synthetic organic chemistry, enzymology and structural biology to dissect the mechanism of these systems. A detailed understanding of the biosynthesis of natural products will be extended to the development of new synthetic methodology and to the engineering of biological systems to produce novel molecules with desired properties.

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