Chemistry Department

Nilka Rivera Professor
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phone: (787) 832-4040 ext. 2608
fax: (787) 265-3849
email: nilka.rivera1@upr.edu
office: Q-372D
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Ph.D. University of Florida, 2006


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Teaching Interests

Organic chemistry
Toxicological chemistry
Chemistry of synthetic drugs

Research Interests

Isolation, purification and characterization of natural products extracted from plants, and biological assays for the determination of medicinal properties and cytotoxicity. Synthesis, pharmacological and toxicological evaluation of estrogen derivatives and natural supplements used as substitutes of hormone replacement therapies.

Selected Publications

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