Kellie Tuck

Assoc Professor

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Our research focusses predominantly on the synthesis of bioactive compounds (peptidomimetics and natural products) with potential therapeutic applications, as well as the development of luminescent sensors for environmentally- and biologically-relevant species.

More information can be found at the group website,

Research area keywords

  • Chemical Biology
  • sensors
  • lanthanide probes
  • medicinal chemistry
  • analgesics
  • luminescence
  • organic synthesis

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Projects 2005 2020

Research Output 1997 2019

  • 74 Article
  • 2 Review Article
  • 1 Encyclopaedia / Dictionary Entry
  • 1 Abstract
3 Citations (Scopus)

Interaction of Nucleotides with a Trinuclear Terbium(III)-Dizinc(II) Complex: Efficient Sensitization of Terbium Luminescence by Guanosine Monophosphate and Application to Real-Time Monitoring of Phosphodiesterase Activity

Aulsebrook, M. L., Starck, M., Grace, M. R., Graham, B., Thordarson, P., Pal, R. & Tuck, K. L., 7 Jan 2019, In : Inorganic Chemistry. 58, 1, p. 495-505 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Recent progress in lab-on-a-chip systems for the monitoring of metabolites for mammalian and microbial cell research

Dervisevic, E., Tuck, K. L., Voelcker, N. H. & Cadarso, V. J., 18 Nov 2019, In : Sensors (Switzerland). 19, 22, 36 p., 5027.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview ArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
2 Citations (Scopus)

Tranexamic acid is an active site inhibitor of urokinase plasminogen activator

Wu, G., Mazzitelli, B. A., Quek, A. J., Veldman, M. J., Conroy, P. J., Caradoc-Davies, T. T., Ooms, L. M., Tuck, K. L., Schoenecker, J. G., Whisstock, J. C. & Law, R. H. P., 12 Mar 2019, In : Blood Advances. 3, 5, p. 729-733 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

2 Citations (Scopus)

Inhibition of human N- and T-type calcium channels by an ortho-phenoxyanilide derivative, MONIRO-1

McArthur, J. R., Motin, L., Gleeson, E. C., Spiller, S., Lewis, R. J., Duggan, P. J., Tuck, K. L. & Adams, D. J., 1 Jun 2018, In : British Journal of Pharmacology. 175, 12, p. 2284-2295 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

26 Citations (Scopus)

Lanthanide complexes for luminescence-based sensing of low molecular weight analytes

Aulsebrook, M. L., Graham, B., Grace, M. R. & Tuck, K. L., 2018, In : Coordination Chemistry Reviews. 375, p. 191-220 30 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Activities 2017 2017

  • 1 Membership of industry collaboration/ network

Monash Antimicrobial Resistance Group (Event)

Trevor Lithgow (Chair/Co-Chair), Max Cryle (Member), Kellie Tuck (Member), Ana Traven (Member), Thomas Naderer (Member), Julian Rood (Member), Dena Lyras (Member), Anton Peleg (Member), Mibel Aguilar (Member), Fasseli Coulibaly (Member), Sheena McGowan (Member), Meredith Anne Okeeffe (Member), Matthew Belousoff (Member), Philip Heraud (Member)
1 Mar 2017

Activity: Industry, Government and Philanthropy Engagement and PartnershipsMembership of industry collaboration/ network