Recent articles – Sept 22nd, 2018

From Science magazine

A New Antibiotic? Yes, Please

From the Journal of Natural Products

Active Natural Product Scaffolds against Trypanosomatid Parasites: A Review


Dinghupeptins A–D, Chymotrypsin Inhibitory Cyclodepsipeptides Produced by a Soil-Derived Streptomyces


Nematicidal Cyclic Lipodepsipeptides and a Xanthocillin Derivative from a Phaeosphariaceous Fungus Parasitizing Eggs of the Plant Parasitic Nematode Heterodera filipjevi


Diversity-Oriented Synthesis of Steviol Glycosides

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Parasubindoles A–G, Seven Eremophilanyl Indoles from the Whole Plant of Parasenecio albus


From the Journal of the American Chemical Society

Streamlined Total Synthesis of Shishijimicin A and Its Application to the Design, Synthesis, and Biological Evaluation of Analogues thereof and Practical Syntheses of PhthNSSMe and Related Sulfenylating Reagents


Unveiling Biosynthesis of the Phytohormone Abscisic Acid in Fungi: Unprecedented Mechanism of Core Scaffold Formation Catalyzed by an Unusual Sesquiterpene Synthase


Cytochrome P450-Catalyzed Hydroxylation Initiating Ether Formation in Platensimycin Biosynthesis


From Nature Chemistry

A positive positive to negative

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From Nature magazine

Discovery of Galileo’s long-lost letter shows he edited his heretical ideas to fool the Inquisition


From Organic Letters

Structures and Synthesis of Hitoyopodins: Bioactive Aromatic Sesquiterpenoids Produced by the Mushroom Coprinopsis cinerea


Enantioselective and Divergent Syntheses of Alstoscholarisines A, E and Their Enantiomers


Asymmetric Cα-Alkylation of Proline via Chirality Transfers of Conformationally Restricted Proline Derivative: Application to the Total Synthesis of (−)-Amathaspiramide F


Total Synthesis of Asperphenins A and B


From Natural Product Reports

Total synthesis of sesterterpenoids

From Organic & Biomolecular Chemistry

Xylopsides A–D, four rare guaiane dimers with two unique bridged pentacyclic skeletons from Xylopia vielana

Dimericursones A and B: two unprecedented hexacyclic dimeric diterpenoids from the root barks of Jatropha curcas

From the European Journal of Organic Chemistry

Total synthesis of an anticancer natural product (±)‐peharmaline A and its analogues

From Angewandte Chemie International Edition

Enzymology of Anthraquinone‐γ‐Pyrone Ring Formation in Complex Aromatic Polyketide Biosynthesis