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Recent Representative Publications

156. Sato, M., Dander, J. E., Sato, C., Hung, Y., Gao, S-S, Tang, M-C, Hang, L., Winter, J. M., Garg, N. K.*, Watanabe, K.*, Tang, Y.*, “Collaborative Biosynthesis of Maleimide- and Succinimide-Containing Natural Products by Fungal Polyketide Megasynthases.” J. Am. Chem. Soc2017, 139, 5317–5320. Link

154. Gao, S-S., Garcia-Borras,M., Barber, J. S., Hai, Y., Duan, A., Garg, N. K.*, Houk, K. N.*Tang, Y.*, “Enzyme-Catalyzed Intramolecular Enantioselective Hydroalkoxylation.” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2017, 139, 3639-3642Link

153. Zou, Y., Garcia-Borras, M., Tang, M-C., Hirayama, Y., Li, D., Li, L., Watanabe, K., Houk, K. N.*Tang, Y.*, “Enzyme-Catalyzed Cationic Epoxide Rearrangements in Quinolone Alkaloid Biosynthesis.” Nat. Chem. Biol201713, 325-332. Link

152. Tang, M-C.,# Zou, Y.,# Watanabe, K., Walsh, C. T.*,   Tang, Y.* "Oxidative Cyclization in Natural Product Biosynthesis." 2017Chem. Rev. 117, 5226–5333Link

151. Li, L. Yu, P., Tang, M-C., Zou, Y., Gao, S-S., Hung, Y-S., Zhao, M., Watanabe, K.*, Houk, K. N.*,  Tang, Y.* "Biochemical Characterization of a Eukaryotic Decalin-Forming Diels-Alderase." J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2016 138, 15837–15840 Link

150. Zhang, J., Liu, N.#, Cacho, R. A.#, Gong, Z., Liu, Z., Qin, W., Tang, C., Tang, Y.*, Zhou, J.*, “Structural Basis of Nonribosomal Peptide Macrocyclization in Fungi .” Nat. Chem. Biol.  2016in pressLink