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VUlgarisin A

Posted by naturalproductman on May 6, 2014

Weidong Pan and co-workers from the Chinese Academy of Sciences have reported in Organic Letters on the isolation of vulgarisin A.

vulgarisin A

OL paper

Posted in Cancer, Cyclobutanes, Diterpenoids, lung | Leave a Comment »

Synoxazolidinone C

Posted by naturalproductman on March 14, 2011

Marge Tadesse and co-workers at have reported in Tetrahedron Letters on the isolation of synoxazolidinone C, which had an IC50 value of 30.5 μM against lung fibroblast cells (MRC-5).

synoxazolidinone C

TL paper

Posted in breast, Cancer, lung, melanoma, Oxazoles, oxazolidinone | Leave a Comment »


Posted by naturalproductman on January 12, 2011

Christian Hertweck and co-workersfrom HKI in Germany have published in ACIEE on the isolation of a group of macrolides and divergolide D was the most cytotoxic with IC50 values ranging from 1-2 micromolar against lung cancer (LXFA 629L), pancreatic cancer (PANC-1), renal cancer (RXF 486L), and sarcoma (Saos-2) cancer cell lines.


ACIEE paper

Posted in Cancer, lung, Macrolides, Polyketides, renal | 1 Comment »

Towards Pectenotoxins

Posted by naturalproductman on August 2, 2010

Georgios Vassilikogiannakis and co-workers at the University of Crete have published in Chemical Communications on a singlet oxygen promoted cascade reaction to obtain the ABC ring system found in pectenotoxin.  **Hint:  The reaction starts with a double Diels-Alder.


Chem Comm paper

Posted in breast, Cancer, Cascade Reactions, colon, Cycloaddition, Diels-Alder, lung, Methodology, Multi-Component Coupling, Named Reactions, Pericyclic reactions, Polyketides | Leave a Comment »


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