Prof. Dr. Eric Beitz

Pharmaceutical und Medicinal Chemistry        portrait           
Christian-Albrechts-University of Kiel
Gutenbergstraße 76
24118 Kiel

Tel. +49 431 880 1809
Fax.  +49 431 880 1352
Curriculum vitae

Larissa Einfeldt
Tel.  +49 431 880 1131


Latest Publications

Schmidt JDR, Walloch P, Höger B, Beitz E. (2021) Aquaporins with lactate/lactic acid permeability at physiological pH conditions. Biochimie (Epub ahead of print) PubMed

Beitz E. (2021) Aquaporins. In: Offermanns S., Rosenthal W. (eds) Encyclopedia of Molecular Pharmacology. Springer, Cham. Springer Link

Walloch, P., Hansen, C., Priegann, T., Schade, D., Beitz, E. (2021) Pentafluoro-3-hydroxy-pent-2-en-1-ones potently inhibit FNT-type lactate transporters from all five human-pathogenic Plasmodium species. ChemMedChem (Epub ahead of print). PubMed

Current grants

- Structure elucidation of the inhibitor-bound plasmodial lactate transporter (DFG)
Proton transport and proton-coupled transport (EC, Horizon 2020, Marie Skłodowska-Curie Innovative Training Networks)  "PROTON" website

Main interests of the group

Transmembrane transport of water, solutes and metabolites | biophysics and transport mechanisms | molecular regulation, selectivity mechanisms, and inhibition of aquaporins and metabolite transporters from humans and pathogenic parasites | evaluation of drug targets  | inhibitor screening, design, and synthesis