The nobel prize in medicine announcement was made and the trio of winners (Satoshi Omura (avermectin), William Campbell (ivermectin), and Youyou Tu) had done natural product isolation work – one was Youyou Tu, the Chinese woman who discovered artemisinin (half of the prize)! An exciting win for natural product research!
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Posted by naturalproductman on October 5, 2015
Posted by naturalproductman on July 15, 2015
Victoriano Corpas-Lopez and co-workers at Universidad de Granada have reported in Journal of Natural Products on the use of alpha-bisabolol as a treatment for visceral leishmaniasis.
Posted by naturalproductman on May 12, 2015
Chris Senanayake and co-workers from Boehringer-Ingelheim have reported in ACIE on the synthesis of
Posted by naturalproductman on April 26, 2015
Herbert Waldmann and co-workers at Technische Universität Dortmund have reported in ACIE on MAP4K4 as a target for neurodegenerative diseases.
Posted by naturalproductman on April 12, 2015
Christopher Vanderwal and co-workers have reported in JACS on the synthesis of kalihinol B.
Posted by naturalproductman on March 21, 2015
Tsuyoshi Inoue and co-workers at Okayama University have reported in Science on lactate dehydrogenase inhibition using stiripentol analogs as a strategy to treat epileptic seizures.
Posted by naturalproductman on March 5, 2015
Peter Seeberger and co-workers at Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces have reported in ACIE on the flow synthesis of efavirenz.
Posted by naturalproductman on January 18, 2015
Roger Linington and co-workers from UCSC have reported in JOC on the isolation of salinipostins.