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Dr. Mahesh Lakshman is an organic chemist whose research is in the area of organic synthesis at the chemistry/biology interface. Specifically, research is conducted on metal-catalysis and metal-catalyzed transformations of nucleosides, molecular carcinogenesis by environmentally persistent polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, novel uncatalyzed methods for nucleoside modification and in the area of new methodology for organic transformations.
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