Ammosamides Unveil Novel Biosynthetic Machinery

Dominic A. Colosimo, John B. MacMillan

Research output: Contribution to journalShort survey


In this issue of Cell Chemical Biology, Jordan and Moore (2016) present a thorough biosynthetic analysis of ammosamides, a bacterial natural product. The work highlights the previously unknown overlap between two natural products families: pyrroloquinoline alkaloids and ribosomally synthesized posttranslationally modified peptides (RiPPs).

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1444-1446
Number of pages3
JournalCell Chemical Biology
Issue number12
StatePublished - Dec 22 2016

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Clinical Biochemistry
  • Molecular Biology
  • Molecular Medicine
  • Drug Discovery
  • Pharmacology

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