A comprehensive review of glycosylated bacterial natural products

Sherif I. Elshahawi, Khaled A. Shaaban, Madan K. Kharel, Jon S. Thorson

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A systematic analysis of all naturally-occurring glycosylated bacterial secondary metabolites reported in the scientific literature up through early 2013 is presented. This comprehensive analysis of 15 940 bacterial natural products revealed 3426 glycosides containing 344 distinct appended carbohydrates and highlights a range of unique opportunities for future biosynthetic study and glycodiversification efforts.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)7591-7697
Number of pages107
JournalChemical Society Reviews
Issue number21
StatePublished - Nov 7 2015

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