Natural product synthesis: 30 years later

Junichiro Yamaguchi*

*Corresponding author for this work

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In 2048, the vast majority of occupations have been replaced by artificial intelligence ( AI), we do not do the routine work anymore. In the research of natural product synthesis, it is scenery completely different from the research environment 30 years ago. Here, I anticipate how the synthesis of natural products changed in 30 years.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)510-513
Number of pages4
JournalYuki Gosei Kagaku Kyokaishi/Journal of Synthetic Organic Chemistry
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 2018


  • Artificial intelligence
  • Automatic structural determination
  • Autopurification system
  • High-throughput discovery
  • Nano-flow reactor
  • Synthesis-planning tool

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Organic Chemistry


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