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Molecular structure assignment simplified

An innovative combination of chemical synthesis, theory and spectroscopy could simplify determination of the structures of naturally occurring, biologically active molecules, which are often leads for drug discovery. See Letter p.436

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Figure 1: Previously proposed and actual molecular structures of the baulamycins.

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Thompson, S., Hoye, T. Molecular structure assignment simplified. Nature 547, 410–411 (2017). https://doi.org/10.1038/547410a

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