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M. Soledade C. Pedras

Department of Chemistry

University of Saskatchewan

110 Science Place



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  • Department of Chemistry, University of Saskatchewan, 110 Science Place, Saskatoon. 2000 - 2012


  1. Discovery of inhibitors and substrates of brassinin hydrolase: Probing selectivity with dithiocarbamate bioisosteres. Pedras, M.S., Minic, Z., Hossain, S. Bioorg. Med. Chem. (2012) [Pubmed]
  2. Brassinin oxidase mediated transformation of the phytoalexin brassinin: structure of the elusive co-product, deuterium isotope effect and stereoselectivity. Pedras, M.S., Minic, Z., Sarma-Mamillapalle, V.K. Bioorg. Med. Chem. (2011) [Pubmed]
  3. Discovery of inhibitors of brassinin oxidase based on the scaffolds of the phytoalexins brassilexin and wasalexin. Pedras, M.S., Minic, Z., Sarma-Mamillapalle, V.K., Suchy, M. Bioorg. Med. Chem. (2010) [Pubmed]
  4. Isosteric probes provide structural requirements essential for detoxification of the phytoalexin brassinin by the fungal pathogen Leptosphaeria maculans. Pedras, M.S., Jha, M., Minic, Z., Okeola, O.G. Bioorg. Med. Chem. (2007) [Pubmed]
  5. The phytoalexins from cauliflower, caulilexins A, B and C: isolation, structure determination, syntheses and antifungal activity. Pedras, M.S., Sarwar, M.G., Suchy, M., Adio, A.M. Phytochemistry (2006) [Pubmed]
  6. Toward the control of Leptosphaeria maculans: design, syntheses, biological activity, and metabolism of potential detoxification inhibitors of the crucifer phytoalexin brassinin. Pedras, M.S., Jha, M. Bioorg. Med. Chem. (2006) [Pubmed]
  7. Concise syntheses of the cruciferous phytoalexins brassilexin, sinalexin, wasalexins, and analogues: expanding the scope of the vilsmeier formylation. Pedras, M.S., Jha, M. J. Org. Chem. (2005) [Pubmed]
  8. New sesquiterpenic phytotoxins establish unprecedented relationship between different groups of blackleg fungal isolates. Pedras, M.S., Chumala, P.B., Venkatesham, U. Bioorg. Med. Chem. (2005) [Pubmed]
  9. Phytoalexins from the crucifer rutabaga: structures, syntheses, biosyntheses, and antifungal activity. Pedras, M.S., Montaut, S., Suchy, M. J. Org. Chem. (2004) [Pubmed]
  10. Structure, chemistry, and biological activity of pseudophomins A and B, new cyclic lipodepsipeptides isolated from the biocontrol bacterium Pseudomonas fluorescens. Pedras, M.S., Ismail, N., Quail, J.W., Boyetchko, S.M. Phytochemistry (2003) [Pubmed]
  11. Phytoalexins from Thlaspi arvense, a wild crucifer resistant to virulent Leptosphaeria maculans: structures, syntheses and antifungal activity. Pedras, M.S., Chumala, P.B., Suchy, M. Phytochemistry (2003) [Pubmed]
  12. Transformation of the host-selective toxin destruxin B by wild crucifers: probing a detoxification pathway. Pedras, M.S., Montaut, S., Zaharia, I.L., Gai, Y., Ward, D.E. Phytochemistry (2003) [Pubmed]
  13. The destruxins: synthesis, biosynthesis, biotransformation, and biological activity. Pedras, M.S., Irina Zaharia, L., Ward, D.E. Phytochemistry (2002) [Pubmed]
  14. Chemical defenses of crucifers: elicitation and metabolism of phytoalexins and indole-3-acetonitrile in brown mustard and turnip. Pedras, M.S., Nycholat, C.M., Montaut, S., Xu, Y., Khan, A.Q. Phytochemistry (2002) [Pubmed]
  15. Probing the phytopathogenic stem rot fungus with phytoalexins and analogues: unprecedented glucosylation of camalexin and 6-methoxycamalexin. Pedras, M.S., Ahiahonu, P.W. Bioorg. Med. Chem. (2002) [Pubmed]
  16. Unprecedented Vilsmeier formylation: expedient syntheses of the cruciferous phytoalexins sinalexin and brassilexin and discovery of a new heteroaromatic ring system. Pedras, M.S., Zaharia, I.L. Org. Lett. (2001) [Pubmed]
  17. Assembling the biosynthetic puzzle of crucifer metabolites: indole-3-acetaldoxime is incorporated efficiently into phytoalexins but glucobrassicin is not. Pedras, M.S., Montaut, S., Xu, Y., Khan, A.Q., Loukaci, A. Chem. Commun. (Camb.) (2001) [Pubmed]
  18. HPLC analyses of cultures of Phoma spp.: differentiation among groups and species through secondary metabolite profiles. Pedras, M.S., Biesenthal, C.J. Can. J. Microbiol. (2000) [Pubmed]
  19. Sinalbins A and B, phytoalexins from Sinapis alba: elicitation, isolation, and synthesis. Pedras, M.S., Zaharia, I.L. Phytochemistry (2000) [Pubmed]
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