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Last Updated: May 22, 2018 9:33 AM

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Natural Product Updates is a literature alerting service keeping you current with recent developments in natural product chemistry. Covering a wide range of primary sources, Natural Product Updates topics include isolation of new natural products, biosynthesis, structure elucidation, synthesis and biological activity studies. Content is selected by our trained Editors. The updates include representative structures and are also searchable by topic, source organism, biological activity and structure type. Subscribers can set up personalized searches and receive alerts of the latest developments directly via email.


Natural Product Updates covers a broad range of primary research and reviews published in general chemistry, organic chemistry and natural products journals. The source list shows the range of journals included.

Information provided by Natural Product Updates

Each record in the update provides full bibliographic information for the original article, alongside the structure of a representative natural product. There are also direct links to the original article on the publisher’s website. Bibliographic information can be imported into citation management programs, and the natural product structures downloaded. Articles are also classified according to source organism and biological activity to allow for easy browsing.

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Personalized searches can be saved to a user’s profile and used to create automatic email alerts that will send details of recently added articles without having to perform a new search. Readers can also sign up to weekly or monthly updates to browse when they choose.

Dates Covered

2000 to present

Print Counterpart

Natural Product Updates Libraries Annex Non_Circulating Per QH345 .N222. Dates available: 1987-2002

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