Prof. Gudmundur G. Haraldsson



Gudmundur G. Haraldsson
Professor of Organic Chemistry
Science Institute, 1st. floor

Tel : +354 525 4818 / 890 1418
Fax : +354 552 8911





Research interests

Bioorganic Synthesis using enzymes, especially lipase
Synthesis of various classes of lipids (triacylglycerols, ether lipids and phospholipids) comprising high levels of n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids such as EPA and DHA
Chemoenzymatic synthesis of structured lipids constituting pure fatty acids including EPA and DHA at predetermined positions of the glycerol backbone
Parallel synthesis of a library of enantiomerically pure structured lipids
Kinetic resolution of enantiomers of chiral glycerol derivatives using lipase
Kinetic resolution of fatty acids involving concentration of EPA and/or DHA from fish oil using lipase
Specialized lipids and lipid preparations for halibut and fish aquaculture