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Dr. NG, Kenneth King-Hei

Dr. NG, Kenneth King-Hei

Lecturer, Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, HKU

MA, MSci, PhD (Cantab)

    • 22415747
    • Room 418C, Chong Yuet Ming Physics Building, University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam

    Teaching Areas:

    • Organic Chemistry
    • Inorganic Chemistry
    • Analytical Chemistry

    Research Areas :

    • Synthetic Chemistry
    • Chemical Biology
    • Natural Product Synthesis



    1. Chi-Wang Ma, Kenneth King-Hei Ng, Bill Hin-Cheung Yam, Pak-Leung Ho, Richard Yi-Tsun Kao, and Dan Yang*. “Rapid Broad Spectrum Detection of Carbapenemases with a Dual Fluorogenic-Colorimetric Probe.”  J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2021, 143, 6886. (featured in JACS Spotlight, ibid., 6703).
    2. Xiaoyu Bai, Kenneth King-Hei Ng, Jun Jacob Hu, Sen Ye, and Dan Yang*. “Small-Molecule-Based Fluorescent Sensors for Selective Detection of Reactive Oxygen Species in Biological Systems.”  Annu. Rev. Biochem. 2019, 88, 605.
    3. Ian Paterson*, Kenneth K.-H. Ng, Simon Williams, David C. Millican, and Stephen M. Dalby. “Total Synthesis of the Antimitotic Marine Macrolide (−)-Leiodermatolide.” Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2014, 53, 2692; Angew. Chem. 2014, 126, 2730.
    4. S. B. Jennifer Kan, Kenneth K.-H. Ng, and Ian Paterson*. “The Impact of the Mukaiyama Aldol Reaction in Total Synthesis.” Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2013, 52, 9097; Angew. Chem. 2013, 125, 9267.