Prof Terry Smith:
Prof Terry Smith
Biomolecular Sciences Building
University of St Andrews
fax: 01334 462595
School of Biology
School of Chemistry
Biomedical Sciences Research Complex
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1) Biosynthesis and uptake of phospholipids in protozoan parasites.
2) The enzymology of biosynthetic enzymes in parasites.
3) Lipidomics and focussed metabolomics of pathogens.
4) Carbohydrate synthesis and “simple” chemistry towards drugs for neglected disease.
5) Structure, function & biosynthesis of parasite glycoconjugates including GPI anchors.
Professor Terry K. Smith is a reader in both the school of chemistry and the school of biology at the University of St Andrews, Scotland. His research utilizes a wide range of disciplines to genetically and chemically validate drug targets involved in lipid metabolism of protozoan parasites that cause neglected tropical diseases such as African sleeping sickness and American Trypanosomiasis.
An interview with Terry by the International Innovation magazine can be found here.
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Penta Ashok, Subhash Chander, Terry K Smith, Rajnish Prakash Singh, Prabhat Nath Jha, Murugesan Sankaranarayanan
Keywords: Molecular hybridization, Leishmaniasis, Promastigotes, Amastigotes
Journal of Natural Products
Cher-Pheng Ooi, Terry K Smith, Eva Gluenz, Nadina Vasileva Wand, Sue Vaughan, Gloria Rudenko
Keywords: Golgi biogenesis, Secretory pathway, Trypanosoma brucei, Variant Surface Glycoprotein, Membrane metabolism, ER exit site
Priscila PeÃ±a-Diaz, Alexander C. Haindrich, Somsuvro Basu, Eva KriegovÃ¡, Antonio J. Pierik, Roland Lill, Stuart MacNeill, Terry K Smith, Julius LukeÅ¡
ACS Infectious Diseases