NPR example articles

Natural Product Reports publishes critical and thought-provoking reviews across a broad range of areas of natural products research, including biosynthesis, synthesis, pharmacology, marine & terrestrial natural products and carbohydrates. Take a look at example articles from 2011 from each of these key topic areas:


Ergot alkaloids: structure diversity, biosynthetic gene clusters and functional proof of biosynthetic genes
Christiane Wallwey and Shu-Ming Li
Nat. Prod. Rep., 2011, 28, 496-510

Biosynthesis via carbocations: Theoretical studies on terpene formation
Dean J. Tantillo
Nat. Prod. Rep., 2011, 28, 1035-1053

Medicinal Chemistry and Pharmacology

Bringing natural products into the fold – exploring the therapeutic lead potential of secondary metabolites for the treatment of protein-misfolding-related neurodegenerative diseases
P. Matthew Joyner and Robert H. Cichewicz
Nat. Prod. Rep., 2011, 28, 26

Natural products in anti-obesity therapy
Ilze Vermaak, Alvaro M. Viljoen and Josias H. Hamman
Nat. Prod. Rep., 2011, 28, 1493-1533

Moenomycin family antibiotics: chemical synthesis, biosynthesis, and biological activity
Bohdan Ostash and Suzanne Walker
Nat. Prod. Rep., 2010, 27, 1594-1617

Platensimycin and its relatives: A recent story in the struggle to develop new naturally derived antibiotics
Muhammad Saleem, Hidayat Hussain, Ishtiaq Ahmed, Teunis van Ree and Karsten Krohn
Nat. Prod. Rep., 2011, 28, 1534-1579

Organic synthesis

Synthetic approaches to oligomeric natural products
Scott A. Snyder, Adel M. ElSohly and Ferenc Kontes
Nat. Prod. Rep., 2011, 28, 897-924

Chlorosulfolipids: Structure, synthesis, and biological relevance
D. Karl Bedke and Christopher D. Vanderwal
Nat. Prod. Rep., 2011, 28, 15-25

Marine Natural Products

A sea of biosynthesis: marine natural products meet the molecular age
Amy L. Lane and Bradley S. Moore
Nat. Prod. Rep., 2011, 28, 411-428

Biosynthesis, asymmetric synthesis, and pharmacology, including cellular targets, of the pyrrole-2-aminoimidazole marine alkaloids
Ali Al-Mourabit, Manuel A. Zancanella, Supriya Tilvi and Daniel Romo
Nat. Prod. Rep., 2011, 28, 1229-1260

Production and role of volatile halogenated compounds from marine algae
Carsten Paul and Georg Pohnert
Nat. Prod. Rep., 2011, 28, 186-195

Terrestrial Natural Products

Flavonoids and their glycosides, including anthocyanins
Nigel C. Veitch and Renée J. Grayer
Nat. Prod. Rep., 2011, 28, 1626-1695

Combinatorial biosynthesis in plants: A (p)review on its potential and future exploitation
Jacob Pollier, Tessa Moses and Alain Goossens
Nat. Prod. Rep., 2011, 28, 1897-1916

Natural products and Chagas’ disease: a review of plant compounds studied for activity against Trypanosoma cruzi
Erika Izumi, Tânia Ueda-Nakamura, Benedito Prado Dias Filho, Valdir Florêncio Veiga Júnior and Celso Vataru Nakamura
Nat. Prod. Rep., 2011, 28, 809-823


Natural glycoconjugates with antitumor activity
Barbara La Ferla, Cristina Airoldi, Cristiano Zona, Alexandre Orsato, Francisco Cardona, Silvia Merlo, Erika Sironi, Giuseppe D’Orazio and Francesco Nicotra
Nat. Prod. Rep., 2011, 28, 630-648

Natural glycans and glycoconjugates as immunomodulating agents
Ilona Chlubnová, Balla Sylla, Caroline Nugier-Chauvin, Richard Daniellou, Laurent Legentil, Blanka Kralová and Vincent Ferrières
Nat. Prod. Rep., 2011, 28, 937-952

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