[94] Guo H, Daniel JM, Seibel E, Burkhardt I, Conlon BH, Görls H, Vassão DG, Dickschat JS, Poulsen M, Beemelmanns C* (2022). Insights into the Metabolomic Capacity of Podaxis and Isolation of Podaxisterols A-D, Ergosterol Derivatives Carrying Nitrosyl Cyanide-Derived Modifications. J Nat Prod, 85(9), 2159-2167.

[93] Raguž L,# Peng CC,# Rutaganira FUN, Krüger T, Stanisic A, Jautzus T, Kries H, Kniemeyer O, Brakhage A, King N, Beemelmanns C* (2022). Total synthesis and functional evaluation of IORs, sulfonolipid-based inhibitors of cell differentiation in Salpingoeca rosetta. Angew Chem Int Ed, e202209105.

[92] Hoefgen S, Bissell AU, Huang Y, Gherlone F, Raguž L, Beemelmanns C, Valiante V (2022). Desaturation of the sphingofungin polyketide tail results in increased serine palmitoyltransferase inhibition. Microbiol Spectr, e0133122.

[91] Guo H,* Rischer M, Beemelmanns C* (2022). Signalling molecules inducing metamorphosis in marine organisms. Nat Prod Rep 39(9), 1833-1855 (Review).

[90] Bissell AU, Rautschek J, Hoefgen S, Raguž L, Mattern DJ, Saeed N, Janevska S, Jojić K, Huang Y, Kufs JE, Herboeck B, Guo H, Hillmann F, Beemelmanns C, Valiante V (2022). Biosynthesis of the Sphingolipid inhibitors Sphingofungins in filamentous fungi requires aminomalonate as a metabolic precursor. ACS Chem Biol 17(2), 386-394.

[89] Grosse M, Günther K, Jordan PM, Roman D, Werz O, Beemelmanns C* (2022). Synthesis of functionalized δ-hydroxy-β-keto esters and evaluation of their anti-inflammatory properties. Chembiochem 23(9), e202200073.

[88] Kreuzenbeck NB, Seibel E, Schwitalla JW, Fricke J, Conlon BH, Schmidt S, Hammerbacher A, Köllner TG, Poulsen M, Hoffmeister D, Beemelmanns C* (2022). Comparative genomic and metabolomic analysis of Termitomyces species provides insights into the terpenome of the fungal cultivar and the characteristic odor of the fungus garden of Macrotermes natalensis termites. mSystems 7(1), e0121421.

[87] Lee SR, Schalk F, Schwitalla JW, Guo H, Yu JS, Song M, Jung WH, de Beer ZW, Beemelmanns C*, Kim KH* (2022). GNPS**-guided discovery of madurastatins A1, A2, E1, F, and G1, siderophores from the termite-associated Actinomadura sp. RB99. Chemistry 28(36), e202200612.

[86] Moghaddam Amri J, Guo H, Willing K, Wichard T, Beemelmanns C* (2022). Identification of the new prenyltransferase Ubi-297 from marine bacteria and elucidation of its substrate specificity, Beilstein J. Org. Chem (18), 722-731.

[85] Sauer M, Beemelmanns C* (2022). Application of pyrrolo-protected amino aldehydes in the stereoselective synthesis of anti 1,2-amino alcohols. ChemCom 58(64), 8990-8993.

[84] Raguž L, Peng CC, Kaiser M, Görls H, Beemelmanns C* (2022). A modular approach to the antifungal Sphingofungin family: Concise total synthesis of Sphingofungin A and C. Angew Chem Int Ed, e202112616.


[83] Amiri Moghaddam J, Jautzus T, Alanjary M, Beemelmanns C* (2021). Recent highlights of biosynthetic studies on marine natural products. Org Biomol Chem 19(1), 123-140. (Review)

[82] Conlon BH, Gostinčar C, Fricke J, Kreuzenbeck NB, Daniel JM, Schlosser MSL, Peereboom N, Aanen DK, de Beer ZW, Beemelmanns C, Gunde-Cimerman N, Poulsen M (2021). Genome reduction and relaxed selection is associated with the transition to symbiosis in the basidiomycete genus Podaxis. iScience 24(6), 102680.

[81] Guo H, Rischer M, Westermann M, Beemelmanns C* (2021). Two distinct bacterial biofilm components trigger metamorphosis in the colonial hydrozoan Hydractinia echinata. mBio 12(3), e0040121.

[80] Lee SR, Guo H, Yu JS, Park M, Dahse HM, Jung WH, Beemelmanns C*, Kim KH* (2021). Revised structural assignment of azalomycins based on genomic and chemical analysis. Org Chem Front 8, 4791-4798.

[79] Leichnitz D, Peng CC, Raguž L, Rutaganira FUN, Jautzus T, Regestein L, King N, Beemelmanns C* (2021). Structural and functional analysis of bacterial sulfonosphingolipids and rosette-inducing factor 2 (RIF-2) by mass spectrometry-guided isolation and total synthesis. Chemistry, 28(8), e202103883.

[78] Loos D*, Zhang L, Beemelmanns C, Kurzai O, Panagiotou G* (2021). DAnIEL: A user-friendly web server for fungal ITS amplicon sequencing data. Front Microbiol 12, 720513.

[77] Marfil-Sánchez A*, Zhang L*, Alonso-Pernas P, Mirhakkak M, Mueller M, Seelbinder B, Ni Y, Santhanam R, Busch A, Beemelmanns C, Ermolaeva M, Bauer M*, Panagiotou G* (2021). An integrative understanding of the large metabolic shifts induced by antibiotics in critical illness. Gut Microbes 13(1), 1993598.

[76] Murphy R, Benndorf R, De Beer ZW, Vollmers J, Kaster AK, Beemelmanns C, Poulsen M (2021). Comparative genomics reveals sanitary and catabolic capabilities of Actinobacteria within the fungus-farming termite symbiosis. mSphere 6(2), e01233-20.

[75] Roman D, Sauer M, Beemelmanns C* (2021). Applications of the Horner-Wadsworth-Emmons olefination in modern natural product synthesis. Synthesis 53(16), 2713-2739. (Review)

[74] Schalk F, Fricke J, Um S, Conlon BH, Maus H, Jäger N, Heinzel T, Schirmeister T, Poulsen M, Beemelmanns C* (2021). GNPS-guided discovery of xylacremolide C and D, evaluation of their putative biosynthetic origin and bioactivity studies of xylacremolide A and B. RSC Adv 11(31), 18748-18756.

[73] Schalk F, Gostinčar C, Kreuzenbeck NB, Conlon BH, Sommerwerk E, Rabe P, Burkhardt I, Krüger T, Kniemeyer O, Brakhage AA, Gunde-Cimerman N, de Beer ZW, Dickschat JS, Poulsen M, Beemelmanns C* (2021). The termite fungal cultivar Termitomyces combines diverse enzymes and oxidative reactions for plant biomass conversion. mBio 12(3), e0355120.

[72] Schmidt S, Kildgaard S, Guo H, Beemelmanns C, Poulsen M (2021). The chemical ecology of the fungus-farming termite symbiosis. Nat Prod Rep 39(2), 231-248. (Review)

[71] Schorn MA, Verhoeven S, Ridder L, Huber F, Acharya DD, Aksenov AA, Aleti G, Moghaddam JA, Aron AT, Aziz S, Bauermeister A, Bauman KD, Baunach M, Beemelmanns C, Beman JM, Berlanga-Clavero MV, Blacutt AA, Bode HB, Boullie A, Brejnrod A, Bugni TS, Calteau A, Cao L, Carrión VJ, Castelo-Branco R, Chanana S, Chase AB, Chevrette MG, Costa-Lotufo LV, Crawford JM, Currie CR, Cuypers B, Dang T, de Rond T, Demko AM, Dittmann E, Du C, Drozd C, Dujardin JC, Dutton RJ, Edlund A, Fewer DP, Garg N, Gauglitz JM, Gentry EC, Gerwick L, Glukhov E, Gross H, Gugger M, Guillén Matus DG, Helfrich EJN, Hempel BF, Hur JS, Iorio M, Jensen PR, Kang KB, Kaysser L, Kelleher NL, Kim CS, Kim KH, Koester I, König GM, Leao T, Lee SR, Lee YY, Li X, Little JC, Maloney KN, Männle D, Martin H C, McAvoy AC, Metcalf WW, Mohimani H, Molina-Santiago C, Moore BS, Mullowney MW, Muskat M, Nothias LF, O'Neill EC, Parkinson EI, Petras D, Piel J, Pierce EC, Pires K, Reher R, Romero D, Roper MC, Rust M, Saad H, Saenz C, Sanchez LM, Sørensen SJ, Sosio M, Süssmuth RD, Sweeney D, Tahlan K, Thomson RJ, Tobias NJ, Trindade-Silva AE, van Wezel GP, Wang M, Weldon KC, Zhang F, Ziemert N, Duncan KR, Crüsemann M, Rogers S, Dorrestein PC, Medema MH, van der Hooft JJJ (2021) A community resource for paired genomic and metabolomic data mining. Nat Chem Biol 17(4), 363-368.

[70] Um S, Seibel E, Schalk F, Balluf S, Beemelmanns C* (2021). Targeted isolation of saalfelduracin B-D from Amycolatopsis saalfeldensis using LC-MS/MS-based molecular networking. J Nat Prod 84(4), 1002-1011.

[70] Um S, Guo H, Thiengmag S, Benndorf R, Murphy R, Rischer M, Braga D, Poulsen M, de Beer ZW, Lackner G, Beemelmanns C (2021). Comparative genomic and metabolic analysis of Streptomyces sp. RB110 morphotypes illuminates genomic rearrangements and formation of a new 46-membered antimicrobial macrolide. ACS Chem Biol 16(8), 1482-1492.

[69] Vidkjær NH, Schmidt S, Hu H, Bodawatta KH, Beemelmanns C, Poulsen M (2021). Species- and caste-specific gut metabolomes in fungus-farming termites. Metabolites, 11(2), 839.


[68] Benndorf R, Martin K, Küfner M, de Beer ZW, Vollmers J, Kaster AK, Beemelmanns C* (2020). Actinomadura rubteroloni sp. nov. and Actinomadura macrotermitis sp. nov., isolated from the gut of the fungus growing-termite Macrotermes natalensis. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 70(10), 5255-5262.

[67] Benndorf R, Schwitalla JW, Martin K, de Beer ZW, Vollmers J, Kaster AK, Poulsen M, Beemelmanns C* (2020) Nocardia macrotermitis sp. nov. and Nocardia aurantia sp. nov., isolated from the gut of the fungus-growing termite Macrotermes natalensis. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 70(10), 5226-5234.

[66] Ghodsi Z, Kalbassi MR, Farzaneh P, Mobarez AM, Beemelmanns C, Amiri Moghaddam J (2020) Immunomodulatory function of antimicrobial peptide Ec-Hepcidin1 modulates the induction of inflammatory gene expression in primary cells of caspian trout (Salmo trutta caspius Kessler, 1877). Fish Shellfish Immunol 104, 55-61.

[65] Guo H, Schwitalla JW, Benndorf R, Baunach M, Steinbeck C, Görls H, de Beer ZW, Regestein L, Beemelmanns C* (2020). Gene cluster activation in a bacterial symbiont leads to halogenated angucyclic maduralactomycins and spirocyclic actinospirols. Org Lett 22(7), 2634-2638.

[64] Hubert P, Seibel E, Beemelmanns C, Campagne JM, de Figueiredo RM (2020). Stereoselective construction of (E,Z)-1,3-dienes and its application in natural product synthesis. Adv Synth Catal 362(24), 5532-5575. (Review)

[63] Lee SR, Kreuzenbeck NB, Jang M, Oh T, Ko SK, Ahn JS, Beemelmanns C, Kim KH (2020). Xyloneside A: A new glycosylated incisterol derivative from Xylaria sp. FB. ChemBioChem 21(16), 2253-2258.

[62] Lee SR, Lee D, Park M, Lee JC, Park HJ, Kang KS, Kim CE, Beemelmanns C, Kim KH (2020) Absolute configuration and corrected NMR assignment of 17-hydroxycyclooctatin, a fused 5-8-5 tricyclic diterpene. J Nat Prod 83(2), 354-361.

[61] Maniei F, Moghaddam JA, Crüsemann M, Beemelmanns C, König GM, Wägele H (2020) From Persian Gulf to Indonesia: Interrelated phylogeographic distance and chemistry within the genus Peronia (Onchidiidae, Gastropoda, Mollusca). Sci Rep 10(1), 13048.

[60] Peña-Ortiz L, Graça AP, Guo H, Braga D, Köllner TG, Regestein L, Beemelmanns C, Lackner G (2020) Structure elucidation of the redox cofactor mycofactocin reveals oligo-glycosylation by MftF. Chem Sci 11, 5182-5190.

[59] Rak Lee S, Kang H, Yoo MJ, Yu JS, Lee S, Yi SA, Beemelmanns C, Lee J, Kim KH (2020) Anti-adipogenic pregnane steroid from a hydractinia-associated fungus, Cladosporium sphaerospermum sp. SW67. Nat Prod Sci 26(3), 230-235.

[58] Rak Lee S, Schalk F, Schwitalla JW, Benndorf R, Vollmers J, Kaster AK, de Beer ZW, Park M, Ahn MJ, Jung WH, Beemelmanns C*, Kim KH* (2020) Polyhalogenation of isoflavonoids by the termite-associated Actinomadura sp. RB99. J Nat Prod 83(10), 3102-3110.

[57] Roman D, Raguž L, Keiff F, Meyer F, Barthels F, Schirmeister T, Kloss F, Beemelmanns C* (2020) Modular solid-phase synthesis of antiprotozoal barnesin derivatives. Org Lett 22(10), 3744-3748.

[56] Schalk F, Um S, Guo H, Kreuzenbeck NB, Görls H, de Beer ZW, Beemelmanns C* (2020) Targeted discovery of tetrapeptides and cyclic polyketide‐peptide hybrids from a fungal antagonist of farming termites. ChemBioChem 21(20), 2991-2996.

[55] Schwitalla JW, Benndorf R, Martin K, Vollmers J, Kaster AK, de Beer ZW, Poulsen M, Beemelmanns C* (2020) Steptomyces smaragdinus sp. nov. isolated from the gut of fungus growing-termite Macrotermes natalensis. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 70(11), 5806-5811.


[54] Beemelmanns C, Nitsch D, Bentz C, Reissig HU (2019) Stereoselective cascade cyclizations with samarium diiodide to tetracyclic indolines - precursors of fluorostrychnines and brucine. Chemistry 25(37), 8780-8789.

[53] Braga D, Last D, Hasan M, Guo H, Leichnitz D, Uzum Z, Richter I, Schalk F, Beemelmanns C, Hertweck C, Lackner G (2019) Metabolic pathway rerouting in Paraburkholderia rhizoxinica evolved long-overlooked derivatives of coenzyme F420. ACS Chem Biol 14(9), 2088-2094.

[52] Burkhardt I, Kreuzenbeck N, Beemelmanns C, Dickschat J (2019) Mechanistic characterization of three sesquiterpene synthases from the termite-associated fungus Termitomyces. Org Biol Chem 17(13), 3348-3355.

[51] Conlon BH, Aanen DK, Beemelmanns C, de Beer ZW, De Fine Lichte HH, Gunde-Cimerman N, Schiøtt M, Poulsen M (2019) Reviewing the taxonomy of podaxis: Opportunities for understanding extreme fungal lifestyles. Fungal Biol 123(3), 183-187. (Review)

[50] Guo H, Roman D, Beemelmanns C* (2019) Tropolone natural products. Nat Prod Rep 36(8), 1137-1155. (Review)

[49] Klassen JL, Lee SR, Poulsen M, Beemelmanns C*, Kim KH* (2019) Efomycins K and L from a termite-associated Streptomyces sp. M56 and their putative biosynthetic origin. Front Microbiol 10, 1739.

[48] Lee SR, Küfner M, Park M, Jung WH, Choi SU, Beemelmanns C, Kim KH (2019) Beauvetetraones A-C, phomaligadione-derived polyketide dimers from the entomopathogenic fungus, Beauveria bassiana. Org Chem Front 6, 162-166.

[47] Lee SR, Lee D, Eom HJ, Rischer M, Ko YJ, Kang KS, Kim CS, Beemelmanns C*, Kim KH* (2019) Hybrid polyketides from a Hydractinia-associated Cladosporium sphaerospermum SW67 and their putative biosynthetic origin. Mar Drugs 17(11), 606.

[46] Leichnitz D, Pflanze S, Beemelmanns C* (2019) Stereoselective synthesis of unnatural (2S,3S)-6-hydroxy-4-sphingenine-containing sphingolipids. Org Biomol Chem 17(29), 6964-6969.

[45] Otani S, Challinor V, Kreuzenbeck N, Kildgaard S, Christensen S, Larsen L, Aanen D, Rasmussen SA, Beemelmanns C, Poulsen M (2019) Disease-free monoculture farming by fungus-growing termites. Sci Rep 9(1), 8819.

[44] Raguz L, Beemelmanns C* (2019) Ursprung und Funktionen der Sphingolipide. Nachrichten aus der Chemie 67(2), 66-70. (Review)

[43] Rischer M, Lee SR, Eom HJ, Park HB, Vollmers J, Kaster AK, Shin JH, Oh DC, Kim KH, Beemelmanns C* (2019) Spirocyclic cladosporicin A and cladosporiumins I and J from a Hydractinia-associated Cladosporium sphaerospermum SW67. Org Chem Front 6, 1084-1093.

[42] Yoon SY, Lee SR, Hwang JY, Benndorf R, Beemelmanns C, Chung SJ, Kim KH (2019) Fridamycin A, a microbial natural product, stimulates glucose uptake without inducing adipogenesis. Nutrients 11(4), 765.


[41] Benndorf R, Guo H, Sommerwerk E, Weigel C, Garcia-Altares M, Martin K, Hu H, Kuefner M, de Beer ZW, Poulsen M, Beemelmanns C* (2018) Natural products from Actinobacteria associated with fungus-growing termites. Antibiotics 7(3), 83.

[40] Guo H, Benndorf R, König S, Leichnitz D, Weigel C, Peschel G, Berthel P, Kaiser M, Steinbeck C, Werz O, Poulsen M, Beemelmanns C (2018) Expanding the rubterolone family: Intrinsic reactivity and directed diversification of PKS‐derived pyrans. Chem Eur J 24(44), 11319-11324.

[39] Guo H, Schmidt A, Stephan P, Raguž L, Braga D, Kaiser M, Dahse HM, Weigel C, Lackner G, Beemelmanns C* (2018) Precursor-directed diversification of cyclic tetrapeptidic pseudoxylallemycins. ChemBioChem 19(21), 2307-2311.

[38] Lee RS, Lee D, Yu JS, Benndorf R, Lee S, Lee DS, Huh J, de Beer ZW, Kim YH, Beemelmanns C, Kang KS, Kim KH (2018) Natalenamides A-C, cyclic tripeptides from the termite-associated Actinomadura sp. RB99. Molecules 23(11), 3003.

[37] Lee SR, Song JH, Song JH, Ko HJ, Baek JY, Trinh TA, Beemelmanns C, Yamabe N, Kim KH (2018) Chemical identification of isoflavonoids from a termite-associated Streptomyces sp. RB1 and their neuroprotective effects in murine hippocampal HT22 cell line. Int J Mol Sci 19(9), 2640.

[36] Park YJ, Lee SR, Kim DM, Yu JS, Beemelmanns C, Chung KH, Kim KH (2018) The inhibitory effects of cyclodepsipeptides from the entomopathogenic fungus Beauveria bassiana on myofibroblast differentiation in A549 alveolar epithelial cells. Molecules 23(10), 2568.

[35] Rischer M, Raguz L, Guo H, Keiff F, Diekert G, Goris T, Beemelmanns C* (2018) Biosynthesis, synthesis and activities of barnesin A, a NRPS-PKS hybrid produced by an anaerobic Epsilonproteobacterium. ACS Chem Biol 13(8), 1990-1995.

[34] Wichard T, Beemelmanns C (2018) Role of chemical mediators in aquatic interactionas across the prokaryote eukaryote boundary. J Chem Ecol 44(11), 1008-1021. (Review)


[33] Beemelmanns C*, Ramadhar TR, Kim KH, Klassen JL, Cao S, Wyche TP, Hou Y, Poulsen M, Bugni TS, Currie CR, Clardy J (2017) Macrotermycins A-D, Glycosylated Macrolactams from a Termite-Associated Amycolatopsis sp. M39. Org Lett 19(5), 1000-1003.

[32] Benndorf R, Leichnitz D, Rischer M, Beemelmanns C* (2017) Wie sich Bakterien schützen. Nachrichten aus der Chemie 65(1), 21-25. (Review)

[31] Guo H, Benndorf R, Leichnitz D, Klassen JL, Vollmers J, Görls H, Steinacker M, Weigel C, Dahse HM, Kaster AK, de Beer ZW, Poulsen M, Beemelmanns C* (2017) Isolation, biosynthesis and chemical modifications of rubterolones A–F, rare tropolone alkaloids from Actinomadura sp. 5-2. Chem Eur J 23(39), 9338-9345.

[30] Guo H, Rischer M, Sperfeld M, Weigel C, Menzel KD, Clardy J, Beemelmanns C* (2017) Natural products and morphogenic activity of γ-Proteobacteria associated with the marine hydroid polyp Hydractinia echinata. Bioorg Med Chem 25(22), 6088-6097.

[29] Leichnitz D, Raguž L, Beemelmanns C* (2017) Total synthesis and functional analysis of microbial signalling molecules. Chem Soc Rev 46(20), 6330-6344. (Review)

[28] Rischer M, Leichnitz D, Beemelmanns C* (2017) Bakterien-induzierte Morphogenese mariner Eukaryoten Wissenschaft. BIOSpektrum 2017(6), 634-637. (Review)

[27] Wyche TP, Ruzzini AC, Beemelmanns C, Kim KH, Klassen JL, Cao S, Poulsen M, Bugni TS, Currie CR, Clardy J (2017) Linear Peptides Are the Major Products of a Biosynthetic Pathway That Encodes for Cyclic Depsipeptides. Org Lett 19(7), 1772-1775.


[26] Beemelmanns C, Guo H, Rischer M, Poulsen M (2016) Natural products from microbes associated with insects. Beilstein J Org Chem 12, 314-327.

[25] Cantley AM, Woznica A, Beemelmanns C, King N, Clardy J (2016) Isolation and Synthesis of a Bacterially Produced Inhibitor of Rosette Development in Choanoflagellates. J Am Chem Soc 138(13), 4326-4329.

[24] Guo H, Kreuzenbeck NB, Otani S, Garcia-Altares M, Dahse HM, Weigel C, Aanen DK, Hertweck C, Poulsen M, Beemelmanns C* (2016) Pseudoxylallemycins A-F, cyclic tetrapeptides with rare allenyl modifications isolated from Pseudoxylaria sp. X802: A competitor of fungus-growing termite cultivars. Org Lett 18, 3338-3341.

[23] Kang HR, Lee D, Benndorf R, Jung WH, Beemelmanns C, Kang KS, Kim KH (2016) Termisoflavones A-C, Isoflavonoid Glycosides from Termite-Associated Streptomyces sp. RB1. J Nat Prod 79(12), 3072-3078.

[22] Lee SR, Beemelmanns C, Tsumac LMM, Clardy J, Cao S, Kim KH (2016) A New Diketopiperazine, Cyclo(D-trans-Hyp-L-Leu) from a Kenyan Bacterium Bacillus licheniformis LB 8CT Nat Prod Commun 4(11), 461-463.

[21] Rischer M, Klassen J, Wolf T, Guo H, Shelest E, Clardy J, Beemelmanns C* (2016) Draft Genome Sequence of Shewanella sp. P1-14-1, a Bacterial Inducer of Settlement and Morphogenesis in Larvae of the Marine Hydroid Hydractinia Echinata Genome Announc 4(1), e00003-16.

[20] Woznica A, Cantley AM, Beemelmanns C, Freinkman E, Clardy J, King N (2016) Bacterial lipids activate, synergize, and inhibit a developmental switch in choanoflagellates. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 113(28), 7894-7899.


[19] Beemelmanns C, Reissig H.-U. (2015) Evolution of a Short Route to Strychnine by Using the Samarium Diiodide-Induced Cascade Cyclization as a Key Step Chemistry - A European Journal 21(23), 8416-8425.

[18] Beemelmanns C, Reissig H.-U. (2015) Strychnine as Target - Samarium Diiodide as Tool - A Personal Story The Chemical Record 15(5), 872-885.

[17] Kim KH, Beemelmanns C, Clardy J, Cao S (2015) A new antibacterial octaketide and cytotoxic phenylethanoid glycosides from Pogostemon cablin (Blanco) Benth Bioorg. Med. Chem. Lett. 14(25), 2834-2836.

[16] Klassen JL, Rischer M, Wolf T, Guo H, Shelest E, Clardy J, Beemelmanns C (2015) Genome Sequences of Three Pseudoalteromonas Strains P1-8, P1-11 and P1-30 Isolated from the Marine Hydroid Hydractinia echinata Genome Announc. 3(6), e01380-15.

[15] Klassen JL, Wolf T, Rischer M, Guo H, Shelest E, Clardy J, Beemelmanns C (2015) Draft Genome Sequences of Six Pseudoalteromonas sp. Strains P1-7a, P1-9, P1-13-1a, P1-16-1b, P1-25 and P1-26, which Induce Larval Settlement and Metamorphosis in Hydractinia echinata Genome Announc. 3(6), e01477-15.

PhD and Postdoc Prior 2014

[14] Beemelmanns C, Woznica A, Alegado RA, Cantley AM, King N, Clardy J (2014) Synthesis of the rosette-inducing factor RIF-1 and analogs. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 136(29), 10210-10213.

[13] Kim KH, Beemelmanns C, Murillo C, Guillén A, Umaña L, Tamayo-Castillo G., Kim SN, Clardy J, Cao, S (2014) Naphthalenones and isocoumarins from a Costa Rican fungus Xylariaceae sp. CR1546C Journal of Chemical Research 38(12), 722-725.

[12] Kim KH, Ramadhar TR, Beemelmanns C, Cao S, Poulsen M, Currie CR, Clardy J (2014) Natalamycin A, an ansamycin from a termite-associated Streptomyces sp Chem. Sci. 5(11), 4333-4338.

[11] Ramadhar TR, Beemelmanns C, Currie CR, Clardy J (2014) Bacterial symbionts in agricultural systems provide a strategic source for antibiotic discovery. J Antibiot (Tokyo) 67(1), 53-58.


[10] Beemelmanns C, Gross S, Reissig HU (2013) Towards the core structure of Strychnos alkaloids using samarium diiodide-induced reactions of indole derivatives. Chemistry 19(52), 17801-17808.


[9] Beemelmanns C, Husmann R, Whelligan DK, Özcubukçu S, Bolm C (2012) Planar Chiral Disilanols and Diols as H-Bonding Asymmetric Organocatalysts Eur. J. Org. Chem. , 3373-3376.


[8] Beemelmanns C, Lentz D, Reissig HU (2011) Samarium diiodide induced cyclizations of γ-, δ- and ε-indolyl ketones: reductive coupling, intermolecular trapping, and subsequent transformations of indolines. Chemistry 17(35), 9720-9730.

[7] Beemelmanns C, Reissig HU (2011) New Samarium Diiodide Induced Cyclizations Pure Appl. Chem. 83, 507-518.

[6] Beemelmanns C, Reissig HU (2011) Samarium diiodide induced ketyl-(het)arene cyclisations towards novel N-heterocycles. Chem Soc Rev 40(5), 2199-2210.


[5] Beemelmanns C, Blot V, Gross S, Lentz D, Reissig HU (2010) Highly Diastereoselective Samarium Diiodide Induced Ketyl Cyclizations of Indole and Pyrrole Derivatives – Scope and Limitations. Eur J Org Chem 2010(14), 2716-2732.

[4] Beemelmanns C, Reissig HU (2010) A short formal total synthesis of strychnine with a samarium diiodide induced cascade reaction as the key step. Angew Chem Int Ed Engl 49(43), 8021-8025.


[3] Beemelmanns C, Reissig HU (2009) Highly diastereoselective samarium diiodide induced cyclizations of new 3-substituted indole derivatives. Org Biomol Chem 7(21), 4475-4480.

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