Did you know that natural products serve as the basis of many new medicines? Natural products also provide intricate problems that expose limitations in the strategies and methods employed in chemical synthesis. What are natural products? Why are they important in chemistry? Richmond Sarpong’s experiences growing up in Sub-Saharan Africa led to his interest in natural products. These early influences, along with the evolution of Sarpong’s career in synthetic organic chemistry, will be discussed.
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