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Associate Professor
Address : Via Moruzzi, 13 – 56124 Pisa (Italy)
Phone :  +39 050 2219259
E-Mail :  tarita.biver@unipi.it

               

Research Interests      
The research activity is devoted to the combined use of thermodynamic and kinetic approaches to get information on complex systems.
For these studies spectrophotometric, spectrofluorometric and fast kinetics or chemical relaxation techniques (Stopped-flow, T-jump) are used, eventually together with electrophoresis and viscometry.

In particular, the scientific activity finds expression mainly in the following fields:

1) characterisation/solution properties of fluorophores/metal complexes/new materials to be used for instance in the field of sensors or as light harvesting systems;

2) characterisation, reaction mechanism/speciation of metal complex formation (principally of biological and biomedical interest) in solution;

3) reaction mechanism/speciation of small molecules interaction with polynucleotides (natural and synthetic DNAs and RNAs);

4) reaction mechanism/speciation connected to metal or organic pollutants extraction from liquid wastes by means of micelle-ligand systems.