Simone Gaeta

Research Interests:

Identification and characterization of unknown natural chelating agents of toxic metals in various organisms

Education:

PhD in Natural Products Chemistry (2020) - University of Eastern Piedmont, Novara, Italy

PhD supervisor: Prof. Giovanni Appendino

Thesis title: Tigliane Diterpenoids: Isolation, chemistry and preliminary biosynthetic studies of a medicinal relevant class of natural compounds 

M.Sc in Pharmaceutical Chemistry and Technologies (2016) - University of Eastern Piedmont, Novara, Italy

Publications:

A. Pagani, S. Gaeta, A. I. Savchenko,  C. M. Williams, G. Appendino* "An improved preparation of phorbol from croton oilBeilstein J. Org. Chem., 2017, 13, 1361–1367.

F. Pollastro*, M. Talmon, S. Gaeta, S. Rossi, A. Lopatriello, L. G. Fresu, "An Artemisia-derived natural product-based fluorescent probe for the bitter taste receptor hTAS2R38Fitoterapia, 2018, 127, 252-256.