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The biosynthesis of cytochalasans

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Cytochalasans are a class of natural products possessing a wide range of important biological activities, yet the full biosynthetic steps towards the formation of their characteristic chemical features remain unknown. This highlight provides an overview of the recent advances made in understanding the biosynthesis of this fascinating class of compounds, complementing and extending a previous comprehensive review of this topic (K. Scherlach, D. Boettger, N. Remme and C. Hertweck, Nat. Prod. Rep., 2010, 27, 869–886).

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The article was received on 30 Jun 2017 and first published on 29 Aug 2017


Article type: Highlight
DOI: 10.1039/C7NP00036G
Citation: Nat. Prod. Rep., 2017, Advance Article
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    The biosynthesis of cytochalasans

    E. Skellam, Nat. Prod. Rep., 2017, Advance Article , DOI: 10.1039/C7NP00036G

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