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Hydrolysis of proteins and biological active peptides

Research areas

  • Enzymatic and chemical hydrolysis of natural proteins
  • Isolation and characterization of biologically active peptides from protein hydrolyzates
  • Synthesis and analysis of peptides on solid supports and in dilution
  • Synthesis and studies of new antimicrobial peptide dendrimers
  • Analysis of antibacterial and antifungal activities of natural or synthetic origin
  • Cosmetics and pharmaceutical raw materials based on biologically active peptides
  • Preparation of functional food from natural plant sources.


  • Isolation of biologically active compounds from natural sources
  • Isolation of antimicrobial peptides from protein digests
  • Synthesis of peptides on solid supports and in dilution by means of micro- and macrolaboratory scale techniques
  • Purification and identification of aminoacids and peptide derivatives (HPLC, TLC, molecular filtration)
  • Identification and purity determination of amino acid and peptide derivatives using spectral methods
  • The use of yeast for the preparation of pharmaceutical formulations
  • Knowledge of the range of methods for the identification of organic compounds and preparations (chemical and instrumental analysis - NMR, ESI and EI MS).

Methods and equipment

  • Adsorption and molecular filtration chromatography
  • Thin Layer Chromatography
  • Determination of nitrogen content according to Kjeldahl's method
  • Preparative HPLC LC-6A with UV detector, Shimadzu
  • Fully equipped microbiological laboratory


Jolanta Janiszewska, D. Sc., Chem. Eng.

phone +48 22 568 28 31, +48 568 22 81, +48 568 21 69

Katarzyna Kurzepa, M.Sc., Chem. Eng.

phone +48 22 568 28 49