Tom Carter


Tom graduated from University of Bristol in 2011 with a first class MSci in Chemistry, completing a final year project with Dr Stephen Thomas on the iron catalysed hydrogenation of olefins. In the summer of 2010 he worked with Dr M Carmen Galan, using quantum dots and ionic liquids in the development of novel neural tracers. He joined the Bristol Chemical Synthesis DTC in 2011 and after 8 months intensive training joined the Davis group. His project is on the development of synthetic carbohydrate receptors and is in collaboration with Dr M Carmen Galan and Dr Matt Crump .

Tom also maintains the group website.


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Synthetic Receptors for the High-Affinity Recognition of O-GlcNAc Derivatives
P. Rios, T. S. Carter, T. J. Mooibroek*, M. P. Crump, M. Lisbjerg, M. Pittelkow, N. T. Supekar, G.-J. Boons and A. P. Davis*, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2016, 55, Early View

A threading receptor for polysaccharides
T. J. Mooibroek, J. M. Casas-Solvas, R. L. Harniman, C. M. Renney, T. S. Carter, M. P. Crump and A. P. Davis*, Nature Chem., 2016, 8, 69-74

Affinity Enhancement by Dendritic Side Chains in Synthetic Carbohydrate Receptors
H. Destecroix, C. M. Renney, T. J. Mooibroek, T. S. Carter, P. F. N. Stewart, M. P. Crump and A. P. Davis, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2015, 54, 2057-2061

Iron-Catalysed Reduction of Olefins using a Borohydride Reagent 
T. S. Carter, L. Guiet, J. West, S. P. Thomas*, Adv. Syn. Cat., 2013, 355, 880-884