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Beyond grind and find

Chemists are able to synthesize, and deduce the structure of, ever more complex molecules produced by nature, but what does the future hold for this venerable field, and what are the new challenges?

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Figure 1: Sources of bioactive natural products past, present and future.

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Miller, S., Clardy, J. Beyond grind and find. Nature Chem 1, 261–263 (2009). https://doi.org/10.1038/nchem.269

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