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Dimanganese hydroxylase

Posted by naturalproductman on September 19, 2011

Yi Tang and co-workers from UCLA have reported in JACS on the characterization of a hydroxylase enzyme made up of two manganese metal centers responsible for catalysis.

JACS paper

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Austrocolorone B and austrocolorin B1

Posted by naturalproductman on September 18, 2011

Karen Beattie and co-workers from the University of Melbourne have reported in Tetrahedron Letters on the isolation of anthraquinones (austrocolorone B and austrocolorin B1), and the IC50 values ranged from 10–31 μg/mL towards murine lymphoblast (P388D1) cells.


TL paper

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