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Repeated evolution of cytochrome P450-mediated spiroketal steroid biosynthesis in plants
(Springer Science and Business Media LLC, 2019-07-19)
Diosgenin is a spiroketal steroidal natural product extracted from plants and used as the single most important precursor for the world steroid hormone industry. The sporadic occurrences of diosgenin in distantly related ...
Exploration of icariin analog structure space reveals key features driving potent inhibition of human phosphodiesterase-5
(Public Library of Science (PLoS), 2019-09-20)
The natural product icariin inhibits human phosphodiesterase-5 (PDE5) and represents a unique pharmacophore for treating erectile dysfunction, pulmonary hypertension, and other diseases. In this study, we explore the ...