This collection of essays will stimulate the use of ionophores in different research areas. It includes information on potential breakthroughs in the halogenated derivatives of lasalocid and ethers of antibiotic A204A, polyethers and analytical techniques used to unravel their complex structures.
1. Chemical Synthesis 2. Chemical Transformations of Polyether Antibiotics 3. X-ray Structures of the Polyether Antibiotics 4. Mass Spectrometry of Polyether Antibiotics 5. Structure, Conformation, and Mechanism of Action as Revealed by Proton NMR 6. 13C NMR_Spectra of Polyether Antibiotics