Medicinal Chemistry



Lee, Seongmin, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Med. Chem.
PHR 3.206A

Selected Publications
  1. Metal-dependent conformational activation explains highly promutagenic replication across O6-methylguanine by human DNA polymerase β. Koag, M.; Lee, S.* J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2014, in press.

  2. Structural basis for the promutagenicity of 8-bromoguanine. Koag, M.; Min, K.§; Lee, S.* J. Biol. Chem. 2014, 289, 6289-6298.

  3. Synthesis and structure of 16,22-diketocholesterol bound to oxysterol-binding protein Osh4. Koag, M.; Cheun, Y.; Kou, Y.; Ouzon-Shubeita, H.; Min, K.§; Monzingo, A. F.; Lee, S.* 2013, Steroids 79, 938-944.

  4. Unexpected opening of steroidal E-ring during hypoiodite-mediated oxidation. Kou, Y.; Lee, S.* 2013. Tetrahedron Lett. 54, 4106-4109.

  5. Synthesis of C17-OH-north unit of ritterazine G via "Red-Ox" modifications of hecogenin acetate. Cheun, Y.; Kou, Y.; Stevenson, B.; Kim, H.; Koag, M.; Lee, S.* 2013, Steroids 78, 639-643.

  6. Synthesis of 14',15'-dehydro-ritterazine Y via reductive and oxidative functionalizations of hecogenin acetate. Kou, Y.; Cheun, Y.; Koag, M.; Lee, S.* 2013. Steroids 78, 304-311.

  7. Application of hypoiodite-mediated aminyl radical cyclization to synthesis of solasodine acetate.  Kou, Y.; Cheun, Y.; Koag, M.; Shin, A§.; Lee, S.* 2012, Steroids 77, 1069-1074.

  8. Transetherification-mediated E-ring opening and stereoselective "Red-Ox" modification of furostan. Cheun, Y.; Koag, M.; Kou, Y.; Lee, S.* 2012, Steroids 77, 276-281.

  9. Discovery of hypoiodite-mediated aminyl radical cyclization lacking a nitrogen radical-stabilizing group: Application to synthesis of an oxazaspiroketal-containing cephalostatin analog. Koag, M.; Lee, S.* 2011 Org. Lett., 13, 4766–4769.

  10. Structure of Escherichia coli 3-Methyladenine DNA Glycosylase AlkA Bound to Undamaged DNA. Bowman, B. R.; Lee, S.; Wang, S.; Verdine, G. L. 2010, J. Biol. Chem. 285, 35783-791.

  11. Atomic Substitution Reveals the Structural Basis for Substrate Adenine Recognition and Removal by Adenine DNA Glycosylase. Lee, S.; Verdine, G. L. 2009, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 106, 18497.

  12. Synthesis of C14,15-Dihydro-25-epi North Unit of Cephalostatin 1 via Redox Modifications of Hecogenin Acetate. Lee, S.; Jamieson, D.; Fuchs, P. L. Org. Lett. 2009, 11, 5.

  13. Chemistry of Trisdecacyclic Pyrazine Antineoplastics: The Cephalostatins and Ritterazines. Lee, S.; LaCour, T. G.; Fuchs, P. L. Chem. Rev. 2009, 109, 2275.

  14. Synthesis and Structure of Duplex DNA Containing the Genotoxic Nucleobase Lesion N7-Methylguanine. Lee, S.; Bowman, R. B.; Ueno, Y.; Verdine, G. L. J. Am. Chem. Soc.2008, 130, 11570.

  15. Trapping and Structural Elucidation of a Very Advanced Intermediate in the Lesion-extrusion Pathway of hOGG1. Lee, S.; Radom, C. T. Verdine, G. L. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2008, 130, 7784.

  16. Structure of the Escherichia coli DNA Glycosylase AlkA Bound to the Ends of Duplex DNA: A System for the Facile Structure Determination of Lesion-Containing DNA. Bowman, B. R*.; Lee, S.* Wang, S.; Verdine, G. L. Structure 2008, 16, 1166.

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Last Reviewed: April 03, 2014

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The University of Texas
at Austin
Medicinal Chemistry
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College of Pharmacy
The University of Texas
at Austin
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Austin, TX, USA

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