21st century natural product research and drug development and traditional medicines.

@article{Ngo201321stCN,
  title={21st century natural product research and drug development and traditional medicines.},
  author={Linh T Ngo and Joseph I. Okogun and William R. Folk},
  journal={Natural product reports},
  year={2013},
  volume={30 4},
  pages={584-92}
}
Natural products and related structures are essential sources of new pharmaceuticals, because of the immense variety of functionally relevant secondary metabolites of microbial and plant species. Furthermore, the development of powerful analytical tools based upon genomics, proteomics, metabolomics, bioinformatics and other 21st century technologies are greatly expediting identification and characterization of these natural products. Here we discuss the synergistic and reciprocal benefits of… CONTINUE READING