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A Less Toxic Antitumor Drug?

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Caption: This video illustrates the synthesis of pactamycin. This video relates to a paper that appeared in the April 12, 2013, issue of Science, published by AAAS. The paper, by Justin Malinowski at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in Chapel Hill, N.C., and colleagues was titled, "Enantioselective Synthesis of Pactamycin, a Complex Antitumor Antibiotic."

Credit: [Video courtesy of Lars Sahl]

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