Synthesis of heteroatomic analogues of saturated and unsaturated fatty acids and heteroaromatic long chain fatty acids, and a study of their physical, chemical and biological properties
Professor Lie Ken Jie, Marcel Soe Fa (Principal investigator)
HKU Project Code
General Research Fund (GRF)
To synthesize several series of heteroatomic analogues of saturated and unsaturated fatty acids and heteroaromatic long chain fatty acids (containing atoms such as selenium and tellurium) for providing adequate substrates for biological studies and sufficiently large quantities for spectroscopic and mass spectral analyses.