Posts by Category: Molecules

Visible Light Photoredox Catalyst

Visible Light Photoredox Catalyst

General Characteristics Transition metal complexes such as ruthenium(II) polypyridyl and iridium(III) phenylpyridyl are known to function as photoredox catalysts under irradiated conditions with ...

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Febuxostat

Febuxostat

  Febuxostat is an inhibitor of xanthine oxidase, and was developed by Teijin pharma. This compound is known as a new drug that is effective against gout and hyperuricemia, and it has been 40 ...

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Dragmacidin D

Dragmacidin D

The dragmacidins represent an emerging class of bioactive marine natural products obtained by an exhaustive set of protocols from a number of deep water sponges including Dragmacidon, Halicortex, ...

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Pluramycin A

Pluramycin A

The pluramycin family of natural products are an important group of complex C-aryl glycoside antibiotics that possess the tetracyclic 4H-anthra[1,2-b]pyran-4,7,12-trione moiety A–D as an aromatic ...

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indoxamycin B

indoxamycin B

In 2009 a research group in Japan isolated a novel class of polyketides, subsequently named indoxamycins, from saline cultures of  marine-derived actinomycetes. [1] Within this family, indoxamycins A ...

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Muscoride A

Muscoride A

Muscoride A,  a natural product with antibacterial activity, was isolated by Sakakibara in 1995,[1]  and its total synthesis has been accomplished by Wipf,[2]  Pattenden,[3], Ciufolini[4], and Itami, ...

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aspirin

aspirin

Acetylsalicylic acid, commonly called aspirin or salicylic acid, is a common pain reliever first synthetized by German chemist Arthur Eichengrun while working for Bayer in 1853. Acetylsalicylic acid ...

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Palau’amine

Palau’amine

  Palau’amine is a toxic alkaloid compound synthesized naturally by Stylotella agminata, a species of sea sponge found in the southwest pacific ocean. The name of the molecule derives from the ...

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