Penchala SC, Miller MR, Pal A, Dong J, Madadi NR, Xie J, Joo H, Tsai J, Batoon P, Samoshin V, Franz A, Cox T, Miles J, Chan WK, Park MS, Alhamadsheh MM. A biomimetic approach for enhancing the in vivo half-life of peptides. Nat. Chem. Biol. 2015; doi : 10.1038/nchembio.1907

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Penchala SC, Connelly S, Wang Y, Park MS, Zhao L, Baranczak A, Rappley I, Vogel H, Liedtke M, Witteles RM, Powers ET, Reixach N, Chan WK, Wilson IA, Kelly JW, Graef IA, Alhamadsheh MM. AG10 inhibits amyloidogenesis and cellular toxicity of the familial amyloid cardiomyopathy-associated V122I transthyretin. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA. 2013;110:9992-9997.

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Alhamadsheh MM, Connelly S, Cho A, Reixach N, Powers ET, Pan DW, Wilson IA, Kelly JW, Graef IA. Potent kinetic stabilizers that prevent transthyretin-mediated cardiomyocyte proteotoxicity. Sci Transl Med. 2011 Aug 24;3(97):97ra81. doi: 10.1126/scitranslmed.3002473.

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Papireddy K, Smilkstein M, Kelly JX, Shweta, Salem SM, Alhamadsheh M, Haynes SW, Challis GL, Reynolds KA. Antimalarial activity of natural and synthetic prodiginines. J Med Chem. 2011 Aug 11;54(15):5296-306. doi: 10.1021/jm200543y. Epub 2011 Jul 8.

Whicher JR, Florova G, Sydor PK, Singh R, Alhamadsheh M, Challis GL, Reynolds KA, Smith JL. Structure and function of the RedJ protein, a thioesterase from the prodiginine biosynthetic pathway in Streptomyces coelicolor. J Biol Chem. 2011 Jun 24;286(25):22558-69. doi: 10.1074/jbc.M110.213512. Epub 2011 May 3.


Eustáquio AS, McGlinchey RP, Liu Y, Hazzard C, Beer LL, Florova G, Alhamadsheh MM, Lechner A, Kale AJ, Kobayashi Y, Reynolds KA, Moore BS. Biosynthesis of the salinosporamide A polyketide synthase substrate chloroethylmalonyl-coenzyme A from S-adenosyl-L-methionine. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2009 Jul 28;106(30):12295-300. doi: 10.1073/pnas.0901237106. Epub 2009 Jul 9.

Ghatge MS, Palaniappan N, Alhamadsheh MM, DiBari J, Reynolds KA. Application of a newly identified and characterized 18-o-acyltransferase in chemoenzymatic synthesis of selected natural and nonnatural bioactive derivatives of phoslactomycins. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2009 Jun;75(11):3469-76. doi: 10.1128/AEM.02590-08. Epub 2009 Mar 20.


Alhamadsheh MM, Waters NC, Sachdeva S, Lee P, Reynolds KA. Synthesis and biological evaluation of novel sulfonyl-naphthalene-1,4-diols as FabH inhibitors. Bioorg Med Chem Lett. 2008 Dec 15;18(24):6402-5. doi: 10.1016/j.bmcl.2008.10.097. Epub 2008 Oct 25.

Palaniappan N, Alhamadsheh MM, Reynolds KA. cis-Delta(2,3)-double bond of phoslactomycins is generated by a post-PKS tailoring enzyme. J Am Chem Soc. 2008 Sep 17;130(37):12236-7. doi: 10.1021/ja8044162. Epub 2008 Aug 21.

Turos E, Revell KD, Ramaraju P, Gergeres DA, Greenhalgh K, Young A, Sathyanarayan N, Dickey S, Lim D, Alhamadsheh MM, Reynolds K. Unsymmetric aryl-alkyl disulfide growth inhibitors of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus and Bacillus anthracis. Bioorg Med Chem. 2008 Jul 1;16(13):6501-8. doi: 10.1016/j.bmc.2008.05.032. Epub 2008 May 17.

Sachdeva S, Musayev FN, Alhamadsheh MM, Scarsdale JN, Wright HT, Reynolds KA. Separate entrance and exit portals for ligand traffic in Mycobacterium tuberculosis FabH. Chem Biol. 2008 Apr;15(4):402-12. doi: 10.1016/j.chembiol.2008.03.007.

Mo S, Sydor PK, Corre C, Alhamadsheh MM, Stanley AE, Haynes SW, Song L, Reynolds KA, Challis GL. Elucidation of the Streptomyces coelicolor pathway to 2-undecylpyrrole, a key intermediate in undecylprodiginine and streptorubin B biosynthesis. Chem Biol. 2008 Feb;15(2):137-48. doi: 10.1016/j.chembiol.2007.11.015.

Sachdeva S, Musayev F, Alhamadsheh MM, Neel Scarsdale J, Tonie Wright H, Reynolds KA. Probing reactivity and substrate specificity of both subunits of the dimeric Mycobacterium tuberculosis FabH using alkyl-CoA disulfide inhibitors and acyl-CoA substrates. Bioorg Chem. 2008 Apr;36(2):85-90. Epub 2007 Dec 21.

Alhamadsheh MM, Gupta S, Hudson RA, Perera L, Tillekeratne LM. Total synthesis and selective activity of a new class of conformationally restrained epothilones. Chemistry. 2008;14(2):570-81.


Alhamadsheh MM, Musayev F, Komissarov AA, Sachdeva S, Wright HT, Scarsdale N, Florova G, Reynolds KA. Alkyl-CoA disulfides as inhibitors and mechanistic probes for FabH enzymes. Chem Biol. 2007 May;14(5):513-24.