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Environmentally friendly approaches to the synthesis of new antibiotics from sugars

  • Nuno M. Xavier and Amélia P. Rauter

In light of the biological importance of carbohydrates and their role when present in antibiotic agents, the design and synthesis of carbohydrate-based antibiotics has occupied a prominent place in drug discovery. This review focuses on synthetic carbohydrate antimicrobial agents, giving special emphasis to novel structures easily accessible from readily available carbohydrate precursors.


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