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NATURAL PRODUCT SYNTHESIS

Simple start for complex products

Nature Chemistryvolume 11pages297298 (2019) | Download Citation

Natural products often provide lead scaffolds for the development of therapeutics, but complexity of their synthesis can limit the discovery of improved analogues. Pharmacophore-directed retrosynthesis aims to accelerate the building of a structure–activity relationship profile of a natural product, aiming to identifying a simplified lead.

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    • Jason R. Hudlicky
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