Natural products, or their close derivatives, make some of our most potent medicines, among which macrocycles with their large carbon-rich ring systems are one class.... NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
Learning from nature's bounty: New libraries for drug discovery  PHYS.ORG · 6 days
Natural products, or their close derivatives, make some of our most potent medicines, among which macrocycles with their large carbon-rich ring systems are one class. The size and complexity of... more
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