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Purple Lab

Group members 2015
Dr Dee Blackhurst Principal investigator
Abdu Mohamed Chief technical officer
Katharine Kyriacou PhD Post-doctoral student
Antony Rapulana Masters student
David Kok Masters student
Patrick Diaba-Nuhoho Masters student


Core interests »

  • Oxidative stress: in particular lipid peroxidation, antioxidants
  • Lipidology, in particular HDL (high density lipoproteins)
  • GC (gas chromatography) analysis of fatty acids
  • DART-TOF analysis of metabolites involved in inherited metabolic diseases


First DART Installation in South Africa