"Spiro Compounds" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
Cyclic compounds that include two rings which share a single atom (usually a carbon). The simplest example of this type of compound is Spiro[2.2]pentane, which looks like a bow tie.
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Spiro Compounds".
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more specific than "Spiro Compounds".
This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Spiro Compounds" by people in this website by year, and whether "Spiro Compounds" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
To see the data from this visualization as text, click here.
|Year||Major Topic||Minor Topic||Total|
To return to the timeline, click here.
Below are the most recent publications written about "Spiro Compounds" by people in Profiles.
Sclerotiamide: The First Non-Peptide-Based Natural Product Activator of Bacterial Caseinolytic Protease P. J Nat Prod. 2016 Apr 22; 79(4):1193-7.
Spiro fused diterpene-indole alkaloids from a creek-bottom-derived Aspergillus terreus. Org Lett. 2013 Aug 16; 15(16):4186-9.
Natural products reveal cancer cell dependence on oxysterol-binding proteins. Nat Chem Biol. 2011 Aug 07; 7(9):639-47.