Kun Gao

Ph.D., Professor


Kun Gao, female, born in October, 1962 and professor in organic chemistry at the College of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Lanzhou University. She graduated from Department of Chemistry of Lanzhou University in 1983 and has been a teacher thereof ever since. She got her MS in organic chemistry in 1989 under the tutorship of Prof. Chen Yaozu and Ph. D in organic chemistry under the tutorship of Prof. Jia Zhongjian. Dr. Gao studied as a visiting scholar at Institut de Topologie et Dynamique des Systemes, Universite Paris 7 from September, 2000 to January, 2002. Her fields of study are the structures, bioactivities and structure-activity relationship of natural products. In recent years she has published more than 160 papers in some important journals, such as Org. Lett., J. Org. Chem., J. Med. Chem., Eur. J. Med. Chem., and J. Nat. Prod., ect.

Representative Publications

1. Zhu, X.-X.; Fan, Y.-Y.; Xu, L.; Liu, Q.-F.; Wu, J.-P.; Li, J.-Y.; Li, J.; Gao, K.; Yue, J.-M. Alstonlarsines A−D, Four Rearranged Indole Alkaloids from Alstonia scholaris, Org. Lett., 2019, 21, 1471−1474

2. Zheng, Z.-Q.; Wei, W.-J.; Zhang, J.; Li, H- Y.; Xu, K.; Xu, J.; Tang, B.; Li, Y.; Gao, K. Heliaquanoids A-E, Five Sesquiterpenoid Dimers from Inula helianthus-aquatica, J. Org. Chem. 2019, 84, 4473−4477

3. Zhang, W.-Y., Zhao, J.-X., Sheng, L., Fan, Y.-Y., Li. J.-Y., Gao, K., Yue, J.-M., Mangelonoids A and B, Two Pairs of Macrocyclic Diterpenoid Enantiomers from Croton mangelong. Org.Lett., 2018, 20, 4040−4043

4. Oi, W.-Y.; Zhao,  J.-X.; Wei, W.-J.; Gao, K.; Yue, J.-M. Quorumolides A-C, Three Cembranoids from Euphorbia antiquorum, J. Org. Chem., 2018, 83(2), 1041-1045

5. Bai, W.; Yang, H.-Y.; Jiao, X.-Z.; Feng, K.-N.; Chen, J.-J.; Gao,K. Structurally Diverse Highly Oxygenated Triterpenoids from the Roots of Ailanthus altissima and Their Cytotoxicity, J. Nat. Prod., 2018, 81, 1777−1785

6. Wei, W.-J.; Song, Q.-Y.; Zheng, Z.-Q.; Yao, X., Li, Y.; Gao, K. Phytotoxic ent-Isopimarane-Type Diterpenoids from Euphorbia hylonoma, J. Nat. Prod., 2018, 81, 2381−2391

7. Zeng, J.; Zhang, D.-B.; Zhou, P.-P.; Zhang, Q.-L.; Zhao, L.; Chen, J.-J.; Gao, K. Rauvomines A and B, Two Monoterpenoid Indole Alkaloids from Rauvolfia vomitoria, Org. Lett. 2017, 19, 3998–4001

8. Gobu, F.-R.; Chen, J.-J.; Zeng, J.; Wei, W.-J.; Wang, W.-F.; Lin, C.-J.; Gao, K. Isolation, Structure Elucidition, and Immunosuppressive Activity of Diterpenoids from Ligularia fischeri, J. Nat. Prod., 2017, 80, 2263-2268

9. Wei, W.-J.; Zhou, P.-P.; Lin, C.-J.; Wang, W.-F.; Li, Y.; Gao, K. Diterpenoids from Salvia miltiorrhiza and Their Immune-Modulating Activity, J. Agric. Food Chem. 2017, 65, 5985−5993

10. Zhao, Q.-Q.; Song, Q.-Y.; Jiang, K.; Li, G.-D.; Wei, W.-J.; Li, Y.; Gao, K. Spirochensilides A and B, Two New Rearranged Triterpenoids from Abies chensiensis, Org. Lett., 2015, 17, 2760−2763



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1979-1983,Lanzhou UniversityB.S.

19851989Lanzhou UniversityM.S.

19941997Lanzhou UniversityPh.D.