About Prof. Beatriz Garcia de la Torre

garciadelatorreb@ukzn.ac.za

De la Torre’s research interests are in the chemistry of peptides, nucleotides, peptide nucleic acids and method development. She is a Senior Research Associate at the Universitat Pompeu Fabra’s Proteomics and Protein Chemistry Unit in Barcelona. She has a long-standing commitment to peptide chemistry and applications of bioactive peptides, and has expanded her activities into the field of proteomics.

Publications

The Pharmaceutical Industry in 2018. An Analysis of FDA Drug Approvals from the Perspective of Molecules..
de la Torre B, Albericio F, Molecules (2019), 24(4): pii: E809. doi: 10.3390/molecules24040809..


2017 FDA Peptide Harvest.
Al Musaimi O, Al Shaer D, de la Torre BG, Albericio F, Pharmaceuticals (Basel) (2018), 11(2):doi: 10.3390/ph11020042.


Exploiting the Thiobarbituric Acid Scaffold for Antibacterial Activity.
Sharma A, Noki S, Zamisa SJ, Hazzah HA, Almarhoon ZM, El-Faham A, de la Torre BG, Albericio F, ChemMedChem (2018), 13(18):1923-1930.


Formation of N?-terminal 2-dialkyl amino oxazoles from guanidinated derivatives under mild conditions.
Abdel Monaim SAH, Mhlongo JT, Kumar A, El-Faham A, Albericio F, de la Torre BG, Org Biomol Chem (2018), 16(31):5661-5666.


Bacteria Hunt Bacteria through an Intriguing Cyclic Peptide.
Abdel Monaim SAH, Somboro AM, El-Faham A, de la Torre BG, Albericio F, ChemMedChem (2018), 14(1):24-51.


Crystal structure, spectroscopic studies and theoretical studies of thiobarbituric acid derivatives: understanding the hydrogen-bonding patterns..
Sharma A, Zamisa SJ, Noki S, Almarhoon Z, El-Faham A, de la Torre BG, Albericio F., Acta Crystallogr C Struct Chem (2018), 74(Pt 12)::1703-1714.


Perfluorophenyl Derivatives as Unsymmetrical Linkers for Solid Phase Conjugation.
Alapour S, Sharma A, de la Torre BG, Ramjugernath D, Koorbanally NA, Albericio F, Front Chem (2018), 6:589: doi: 10.3389/fchem.2018.00589.


Application of Decafluorobiphenyl (DFBP) Moiety as a Linker in Bioconjugation.
Alapour S, de la Torre BG, Ramjugernath D, Koorbanally NA, Albericio F, Bioconjug Chem (2018), 29(2):225-233. doi: 10.1021/acs.bioconjchem.7b00800:.


1,3,5-Triazino Peptide Derivatives: Synthesis, Characterization, and Preliminary Antileishmanial Activity.
Khattab SN, Khalil HH, Bekhit AA, Abd El-Rahman MM, de la Torre BG, El-Faham A, Albericio F, ChemMedChem. (2018), doi: 10.1002/cmdc.201700770:.


Solid-Phase Synthesis of Pyrrole Derivatives through a Multicomponent Reaction Involving Lys-Containing Peptides.
Jad YE, Gudimella SK, Govender T, de la Torre BG, Albericio F, ACS Comb Sci. (2018), doi: 10.1021/acscombsci.8b00006:.


N-methylation in amino acids and peptides: Scope and limitations.
Sharma A, Kumar A, Abdel Monaim SAH, Jad YE, El-Faham A, de la Torre BG, Albericio F, Biopolymers (2018), doi: 10.1002/bip.23110:.


Converting Teixobactin into a Cationic Antimicrobial Peptide (AMP).
Abdel Monaim SAH, Ramchuran EJ, El-Faham A, Albericio F, de la Torre BG, J Med Chem. (2017), 60(17):7476-7482.


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