Synthesizing a Key Piece for an Antibiotic Molecule Brought to you by : Latasha Anderson and Jacqueline Petroski Organic Chemistry Research Natural Product Synthesis Ripostatin Antibiotics Myxobacterium Handedness The Process The Big Picture Natural Product Synthesis
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Synthesizing a Key Piece for an Antibiotic Molecule
Brought to you by :
Latasha Anderson and Jacqueline Petroski
-A natural product is a “product (molecule) that is derived from plants, animals or microbial sources.
-They can have medicinal value.
-Synthesis means doing chemical reactions on a small molecule to add on or build up to bigger molecules.
-Bacteria that predominantly live in the soil and other places……..
We made a ligand that blocked one face of the molecule so that the reaction had to occur from the other face.
~Flash Column Chromotagraphy/’Columning”
Aaron and Doug