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Metsä-ketelä Mikko

Senior Lecturer
Biochemistry
University of Turku
Finland

Biography

Dr. Metsä-Ketelä Mikko is currently working as a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Biochemistry,University of Turku. His research interests includes enzymology of Type II aromatic polyketide biosynthesis in Streptomyces bacteria.

Research Interest

Genetic molecular biology and related Streptomyces in vivo applications ,in vitro enzyme chemistry, enzyme structural biology, and natural product chemistry

Publications

  • Klika KD, Tähtinen P, Mäntsälä P, Niemi J, Metsä-Ketelä M. The potential of VCD to resolve the epimer vs. inverse epimer quandary. Computational and Theoretical Chemistry. 2012 Jul 15;992:156-63.

  • Claesson M, Siitonen V, Dobritzsch D, Metsä‐Ketelä M, Schneider G. Crystal structure of the glycosyltransferase SnogD from the biosynthetic pathway of nogalamycin in Streptomyces nogalater. The FEBS journal. 2012 Sep 1;279(17):3251-63.

  • Blauenburg B, Metsä-Ketelä M, Klika KD. Formation of 5-Hydroxy-3-methoxy-1, 4-naphthoquinone and 8-Hydroxy-4-methoxy-1, 2-naphthoquinone from Juglone. ISRN organic chemistry. 2012 Nov 5;2012.

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