Daan Ren

RenDegree: B.S., Nanjing University, China

Entered Group: Fall, 2016 (Chemistry program)

Research Projects: Mechanistic Studies of the Biosynthesis of Secondary Metabolites


Group Publications:

Wang, S.-A.; Ko, Y.; Zheng, J.; Geng, Y.; Ren, D.; Ogasawara, Y.; Irani, S.; Zhang, Y.; Liu, H.-w. “Identification of the Formycin A Biosynthetic Gene Cluster from Streptomyces kaniharaensis Illustrates the Interplay Between Biological Pyrazolopyrimidine Formation and de novo Purine Biosynthesis.” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2019, 141, 6127-6131. [NIHMSID 1021733]

Ren, D.; Wang, S.-A.; Ko, Y.; Geng, Y.; Ogasawara, Y.; Liu, H.-w. “Identification of the C-Glycoside Synthases during Biosynthesis of the Pyrazole-C-Nucleosides Formycin and Pyrazofurin.” Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2019, 58, 16512-16516. [PMC6911263].

Ren, D.; Ruszczycky, M. W.; Ko, Y.; Wang, S.-A.; Ogasawara, Y.; Kim, M.; Liu, H.-w. “Characterization of the Coformycin Biosynthetic Gene Cluster in Streptomyces kaniharaensis.” Proc. Natl. Aca. Sci. USA. 2020, 175, in press.