Derek Tan: Publications

Derek Tan: Publications


Read up on the latest publications in diversity-oriented synthesis, rational drug design, chemical biology, and drug discovery research from the Tan Lab!

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  1. Engineering CAR-T cells to activate small-molecule drugs in situ.
    Gardner, T. J.; Lee, J. P.; Bourne, C. M.; Wijewarnasuriya, D.; Kinarivala, N.; Kurtz, K. G.; Corless, B. C.; Dacek, M. M.; Chang, A. Y.; Mo, G.; Nguyen, K. M.; Brentjens, R. J.; Tan, D. S.*; Scheinberg, D. A*. Nat. Chem. Biol. 2022, 18, 216–225.
    Abstract | PubMed | PMC ]
    (Highlighted in Nat. Chem. Biol.)

  2. Cheminformatic analysis of natural product-based drugs and chemical probes.
    Stone, S.; Newman, D. J.; Colletti, S. L.; Tan, D. S.* Nat. Prod. Rep. 2022, 39, 20–32.
    Abstract | PubMed | PMC ]

  3. Defining new chemical space for drug penetration into Gram-negative bacteria.
    Zhao, S.; Adamiak, J. W.; Bonifay, V.; Mehla, J.; Zgurskaya, H. I.; Tan, D. S.* Nat Chem Biol 2020, 16, 1293–1302.
    Abstract | PubMed | PMC ]

  4. Targeting adenylate-forming enzymes with designed sulfonyladenosine inhibitors.
    Lux, M. C.; Standke, L. C.; Tan, D. S.* J. Antibiot. 2019, 72, 325–349.
    Abstract | PubMed | PMC ]

  5. Structure-based design, synthesis, and biological evaluation of non-acyl sulfamate inhibitors of the adenylate-forming enzyme MenE.
    Evans, C. E.; Si, Y.; Matarlo, J. S.; Yin, Y.; French, J. B.; Tonge, P. J.*; Tan, D. S.* Biochemistry 2019, 58, 1918–1930.
    Abstract | PubMed | PMC ]

  6. Stereocontrolled Synthesis of Spiroketals: An Engine for Chemical and Biological Discovery
    Verano, A. L.; Tan, D. S.* Isr. J. Chem. 2017, 57, 279–291.
    Abstract ] PubMed | PMC ]

  7. General platform for systematic quantitative evaluation of small-molecule permeability in bacteria.
    Davis, T. D.; Gerry, C. J.; Tan, D. S.* ACS Chem. Biol. 2014, 9, 2535–2544.
    Abstract | PubMed | PMC ]
    (Highlighted in ACS Chem. Biol.)

  8. Biomimetic diversity-oriented synthesis of benzannulated medium rings via ring expansion.
    Bauer, R. A.; Wenderski, T. A.; Tan, D. S.* Nat. Chem. Biol. 2013, 9, 21–29.
    Abstract | PubMed | PMC ]

  9. A diversity-oriented synthesis approach to macrocycles via oxidative ring expansion.
    Kopp, F.; Stratton, C. F.; Akella, L. B.; Tan, D. S.* Nat. Chem. Biol. 2012, 8, 358–365.
    Abstract | PubMed | PMC ]
    (Highlighted in SciBX )

  10. Hydrogen-bonding catalysis and inhibition by simple solvents in the stereoselective kinetic epoxide-opening spirocyclization of glycal epoxides to form spiroketals.
    Wurst, J. M.; Liu, G.; Tan, D. S.* J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2011, 133, 7916–7925.
    Abstract | PubMed | PMC ]

  11. Active site remodelling accompanies thioester bond formation in the SUMO E1.
    Olsen, S. K.; Capili. A. D.; Lu, X.; Tan, D. S.*; Lima, C. D.* Nature 2010, 463, 906–912.
    Abstract | PubMed | PMC ]
    (Highlighted in Nature, Chem. Eng. News, Nat. Rev. Mol. Cell Biol., Nat. Chem. Biol., Structure, ACS Chem. Biol., and Faculty of 1000 Biology )

  12. Designed semisynthetic protein inhibitors of Ub/Ubl E1 activating enzymes.
    Lu, X.; Olsen, S. K.; Capili, A. D.; Cisar, J. S.; Lima, C. D.*; Tan, D. S.* J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2010, 132, 1748–1749.
    Abstract | PubMed | PMC ]
    (Highlighted in Chem. Eng. News, Nat. Rev. Mol. Cell Biol., ACS Chem. Biol., and Faculty of 1000 Biology )