Summer Research Internship
Project 45 Potent Inhibitors of Tyrosine Phosphatase PTP1B in Tea

Contact Information:

Prof. Lei Fu

Email: Leifu@sjtu.edu.cn

 

Asso. Prof. Faqin Jiang

Email: jfq2008@sjtu.edu.cn

 

Project Description and Objectives

Tea is widely consumed all over the world. Some research has shown that tea exhibits potent PTP1B inhibitory effects. The objective of the project is to determine the main effective compounds from tea.

 

Eligibility Requirements

  • The interested students from a related field would be preferred.

 

Main Tasks

Obtain the tea (green, oolong, black) extracts.

Ultrafiltration-based affinity selection (use PTP1B and tea extracts)

Analyze the samples by HPLC-MS

 

Website

Lab: http://pharm.sjtu.edu.cn/home/science/show/id/2.html

School: http://pharm.sjtu.edu.cn/

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