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The C7N aminocyclitol family of natural products

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Covering: 1970–July 2002

This review covers microbial secondary metabolites classified in the family of C7N aminocyclitols, a relatively new class of natural products that is increasingly gaining recognition due to their significant biomedical and agricultural uses. Their discovery and structure determinations, their biosynthetic origin, biological properties, chemical synthesis, as well as their further development for pharmaceutical uses are described. The literature from 1970 to July 2002 is reviewed, with 269 references cited.

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02 Sep 2002
First published
06 Dec 2002

Nat. Prod. Rep., 2003,20, 137-166
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Review Article

The C7N aminocyclitol family of natural products

T. Mahmud, Nat. Prod. Rep., 2003, 20, 137
DOI: 10.1039/B205561A

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