22 April 2021
My research focuses on the identification of biochemicals from plants and fungi, establishing their structures, and the development of the biochemicals to commercially valuable products for pharmaceuticals, agricultural, cosmetics and other applications. Amongst others, I am currently working on a project that aims at optimising effective uses for by-products from Croton megalocarpus seed oil extraction in East Africa. I'm a visiting lecturer at the University of Surrey, Guildford where I deliver lectures on spectroscopic analysis of organic compounds: surrey.ac.uk/people/moses-langat
- GCLT, Univ. Surrey, 2014
- PhD, Univ. Surrey, 2009
- MSc, Egerton Univ., 2005
- BEd (Sci), Egerton Univ., 2002
Langat, M. K., Helfenstein, A., Horner, C., Tammela, P., Hokkanen, H., Izotov, D. & Mulholland, D. A. (2018).
Chemistry & Biodiversity 15: e1800056.
Langat, M. K., Crouch, N., Nuzillard, J. & Mulholland, D. A. (2018).
Pseudopulchellol: A unique sesquiterpene-monoterpene derived C-25 terpenoid from the leaves of Croton pseudopulchellus Pax (Euphorbiaceae).
Phytochemistry Letters 23: 38–40.
Aldhaher, A. H. S., Langat, M. K., Knirsch, W., Andriantiana, J. L., Mulholland, D. A. (2018).
Biochemical Systematics and Ecology 77: 7–9.
Thuerig, B., James, E. E., Scharer, H. J., Langat, M. K., Mulholland, D. A., Treutwein, J., Kleeberg, I., Ludwig, M., Jayarajah, P., Giovannini, O., Markellou, E. & Tamm, L. (2017).
Reducing copper use in the environment: The use of larixol and larixyl acetate to treat downy mildew caused by Plasmopara viticola in viticulture. Short title: Use of larch extracts against Plasmopara viticola.
Pest Management Science 74: 477–488.
Mulholland, D. A., Thuerig, B., Langat, M. K., Tamm, L., Nawrot, D. A., James, E. E., Qayyum, M., Shen, D., Ennis, K., Jones, A., Hokkanen, H., Demidova, N., Izotov, D., Scharer, H. J. (2017).
Efficacy of extracts from eight economically important forestry species against grapevine downy mildew (Plasmopara viticola) and identification of active constituents.
Crop Protection 102: 104-109.