A chemocentric view of the natural product inventory

August 18th, 2015 by Christopher T Walsh

Nature Chemical Biology 11, 620 (2015). doi:10.1038/nchembio.1894

Author: Christopher T Walsh

As the identification of previously undetected microbial biosynthetic pathways burgeons, there arises the question of how much new chemistry is yet to be found. This, in turn, devolves to: what kinds of biosynthetic enzymatic transformations are yet to be characterized?