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Hire Dr. Kevin Wellington
South Africa
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Profile Summary
Subject Matter Expertise
Work Experience

Consultant & Science writer


July 2018 - Present

Senior Scientist

Council for Scientific and Industrial Research

January 2007 - March 2018


PhD Chemistry (Chemistry)

Rhodes University

1995 - 1999

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Wellington, K.W., Hlatshwayo, V., Kolesnikova, N.I., Saha, S.T., Kaur, M., Motadi, L.R.(2020). Anticancer activities of vitamin K3 analogues . Investigational New Drugs. 38. (2). p. 378-391.
Wellington, K.W., Nyoka, N.B.P., McGaw, L.J.(2019). Investigation of the antibacterial and antifungal activity of thiolated naphthoquinones . Drug Development Research. 80. (3). p. 386-394.
(2019). Investigation of the antimicrobial and anticancer activity of aminonaphthoquinones . Drug Development Research. 80. (1). p. 138-146.
(2017). A one-pot laccase-catalysed synthesis of coumestan derivatives and their anticancer activity . Bioorganic and Medicinal Chemistry. 25. (3). p. 1172-1182.
Wellington, K.W.(2015). Understanding cancer and the anticancer activities of naphthoquinones-a review . RSC Advances. 5. (26). p. 20309-20338.
Wellington, K.W., Qwebani-Ogunleye, T., Wellington, K.W., Qwebani-Ogunleye, T., Kolesnikova, N.I., Brady, D., De Koning, C.B.(2013). One-pot laccase-catalysed synthesis of 5,6-dihydroxylated benzo[b]furans and catechol derivatives, and their anticancer activity . Archiv der Pharmazie. 346. (4). p. 266-277.
Wellington, K.W., Gordon, G.E.R., Ndlovu, L.A., Steenkamp, P.(2013). Laccase-Catalyzed C-S and C-C Coupling for a One-Pot Synthesis of 1,4-Naphthoquinone Sulfides and 1,4-Naphthoquinone Sulfide Dimers . ChemCatChem. 5. (6). p. 1570-1577.
Wellington, K.W., Bokako, R., Raseroka, N., Wellington, K.W., Bokako, R., Raseroka, N., Steenkamp, P.(2012). A one-pot synthesis of 1,4-naphthoquinone-2,3-bis-sulfides catalysed by a commercial laccase . Green Chemistry. 14. (9). p. 2567-2576.
(2010). Diamination by N-coupling using a commercial laccase . Bioorganic and Medicinal Chemistry. 18. (4). p. 1406-1414.
Wellington, K.W., Benner, S.A., Wellington, K.W., Benner, S.A.(2006). A review: Synthesis of aryl C-glycosides via the Heck coupling reaction . Nucleosides, Nucleotides and Nucleic Acids. 25. (12). p. 1309-1333.
Dauvergne, J., Dauvergne, J., Wellington, K., Chibale, K.(2004). Unprecedented observation of sulfonamides in the transesterification of N-unsubstituted carbamates with sulfonyl chlorides . Tetrahedron Letters. 45. (1). p. 43-47.
Kaye, P.T., Nyokong, T., Watkins, G.M., Wellington, K.W.(2002). Designer ligands. Part 9. Catalytic activity of biomimetic cobalt(II) andcopper(II) complexes of multidentate ligands . Arkivoc. 2002. (9). p. 9-18.
(2001). Designer ligands. VII. Synthesis of biomimetic Schiff-base ligands . Synthetic Communications. 31. (16). p. 2405-2411.
Kaye, P.T., Wellington, K.W., Kaye, P.T., Wellington, K.W.(2001). Designer ligands. VI. Synthesis of 1,10-phenanthroline-based polydentate ligands . Synthetic Communications. 31. (6). p. 799-804.
(2000). Designer ligands. Part 5. Synthesis of polydentate biphenyl ligands . Synthetic Communications. 30. (3). p. 511-522.
(2012). Application of laccases in organic synthesis: A review . Green Chemistry. p. 167-212.