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- Functionalization of nanotubes
- Organiic synthesis
- Polyelectrolytes
- TEM imaging

Environmental chemistry:

- Analysis of pollutants
- Purification methods
- Soil and water samples


Research Areas

- Toxicology
- Energy Sciences
- Pollution dynamics
- Water pollution circulation
- Life cycle of pollutants
- Heavy Metals
- Molecular interactions
- Environmental remediation
- Waste management
- Exotic Materials



Fjordforsk A.S. Midtun, 6894 Vangsnes, Norway. 911659654 |


Biomolecular Sciences:

Manzetti S. (2017). Quantum chemical calculations of the active site of the solute-binding protein PsaA from Streptococcus pneumoniae explain electronic selectivity of metal binding. Structural Chemistry, in press. DOI: 10.1007/s11224-017-1036-6

Yildirim A, Zhang J, Manzetti S and van der Spoel D. (2016): Binding of Pollutants to Biomolecules - A Simulation Study. Chem. Res. Toxicol., DOI: 0.1021/acs.chemrestox.6b00189. In press

Manzetti S, Zhang J, van der Spoel D (2014). Thiamin Function, Metabolism, Uptake, and Transport. Biochemistry 53, 821-835.

Manzetti S, Tzamneti O. (2013). Hypoxia-induced signaling and its relevance in discovering biomarkers for cancer research. Biomarkers and Genomic Medicine, 5:135-141.

Manzetti S. (2011). Are polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons from fossil emissions potential hormone-analogue sources for modern man? Pathophysiology. 2012 19:65-7.

Manzetti S. (2005) Modeling of the sequence of the Cape Cobra toxin. Norwegian Biochemical Society, 3:34-37.

Manzetti S. (2005) Implementing bioinformatical activities in a biotechnology lab. Norwegian Biochemical Society, 1:52-55.

Manzetti S, McCulloch DR, Herington AC, van der Spoel D. (2003). Modeling of enzyme-substrate complexes for the metalloproteases MMP-3, ADAM-9 and ADAM-10. Journal of Computer-Aided Molecular Design, 17(9):551-65.

Manzetti S. (2003). Facing the challenges of the ‘physiomic’ era . Drug Discovery Today; TARGETS, 2(1):2-3.

Manzetti S. (2003). Computer modeling and nanosecond simulation of the enzyme-substrate complex of the common lymphoblastic leukemia antigen (neprilysin) indicates shared residues at the primary specificity pocket (S1') with matrix metalloproteases. Journal of Molecular Modeling, 9(5):348-54.

Peters JM, Chen N, Gatton M, Korsinczky M, Fowler EV, Manzetti S, Saul A, Cheng Q. (2002). Mutations in cytochrome b resulting in atovaquone resistance are associated with loss of fitness in Plasmodium falciparum. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy 46(8):2435-41.

Manzetti S. (2002). Taking the complexity out of protein sequence analysis. Drug Discovery Today 7(3):172-5.

Manzetti S. Biocomputing and biochemical studies of enzymes: Application in Tissue Kallikreins and Metalloproteases. AV Akademikerverlag, Berlin, 12 Aug 2001.

Barnard R, Kelly G, Manzetti SO, Harris EL. (2001). Neither the New Zealand genetically hypertensive strain nor Dahl salt-sensitive strain has an A1079T transversion in the alpha1 isoform of the Na(+),K(+)-ATPase gene. Hypertension 38(4):786-92.





Fjordforsk is a member of the American Chemical Society. Please visit the society following the logo below.

Ongoing programs



Industrial Doctorate program in Environmental Chemistry at Uppsala University.

Dr. Phil. program in Mathematics at University of Oslo.

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