PKS and NRPS release mechanisms

Liangcheng Du, Lili Lou

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This review covers the recent literature on the release mechanisms for polyketides and nonribosomal peptides produced by microorganisms. The emphasis is on the novel enzymology and mechanistic insights revealed by the biosynthetic studies of new natural products.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)255-278
Number of pages24
JournalNatural Product Reports
Issue number2
StatePublished - 2010

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Drug Discovery
  • Organic Chemistry


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