Yi Shang and co-workers at the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences have reported in Science on the genes that make cucmbers bitter and the selection process that made domestic cucumbers not bitter – it had to do with the transcription factor called Bitter fruit.
Archive for the ‘Steroids’ Category
Posted by naturalproductman on November 27, 2014
Posted by naturalproductman on November 4, 2014
Kirk Gustafson and co-workers from the NCI have reported in JNP on the isolation of plakinamines N and O.
Posted by naturalproductman on April 3, 2014
Wen Zhang and co-workers from Second Military Medical University in China have reported in Organic Letters on the isolation of swinhoeisterol.
Posted by naturalproductman on April 18, 2013
Masayuki Inoue and co-workers from University of Tokyo have reported in ACIE on a synthesis of 19-hydroxysarmentogenin.
Posted by naturalproductman on January 31, 2013
Shuji Yamashita and co-workers from Tohoku University have reported in Tetrahedron Letters on a C-H amination of the C12-position of steroids.
Posted by naturalproductman on November 19, 2012
Masahiro Toyota and co-workers from Tohoku University have reported in JOC on the synthesis of andrastin C.
Posted by naturalproductman on October 2, 2012
Hirokazu Kawagishi and co-workers from Shizuoka University have reported in ACIE on the isolation of strophasterols A-D.
Posted by naturalproductman on February 20, 2012
Peter Jacobi and colleague from Dartmouth University have reported in Tetrahedron Letters on their approach towards viridin.
Posted by naturalproductman on January 17, 2012
Virginia Lanzotti and co-workers from Università degli Studi di Napoli Federico II in Italy have reported in Phytochemistry on the isolation of antifungal saponins from white onions.