Faculty - Dr. Brad Reuhs

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Dr. Brad Reuhs Associate Professor Email Icon breuhs@purdue.edu Phone Icon (765) 496-2497

General Research Areas

  • Polysaccharide analysis
  • Plant cell wall compositions, structures, and functions
  • Bacterial cell wall compositions, structures, and functions

Specific Research Areas

  • Extractions and purification of acidic polysaccharides from cell walls of plants and bacteria
  • Pectin analysis
  • Capsule, gum, and lipopolysaccharides analysis
  • Application of HPLC, GC-MS, and NMR to structural studies of carbohydrates, including polysaccharides
  • Role of polysaccharides in bacteria-legume symbiosis
  • Detection of bacteria in plant roots