Studies in Natural Products Chemistry: Bioactive Natural Products (Part K) (Google eBook)

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Atta-ur-Rahman
Elsevier, Jan 21, 2005 - Science - 978 pages
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Many aspects of basic research programmes are intimately related to natural products. With articles written by leading authorities in their respective fields of research, Studies in Natural Products Chemistry, Volume 30 presents current frontiers and future guidelines for research based on important discoveries made in the field of bioactive natural products. It is a valuable source for researchers and engineers working in natural product, and medicinal chemistry.

* Describes the chemistry of bioactive natural products
* Contains contributions by leading authorities in the field
* A valuable source for researchers and engineers working in natural product, and medicinal chemistry
  

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Contents

Two Immunosuppressive and Antitumoral Agents
3
Antitumor and Vascular Physiological Effects of Natural Products
55
AntiObesity Effects of Natural Products
79
Bioactive Phenolic Lipids
111
The Use of Natural Products as Sources of New Analgesic Drugs
191
AcidTreatment of Arylpropanoid and Arylethanoid Derivatives Access to Natural and Synthetic Biologically Active Polyphenols
213
Labiatae Flavonoids and their Bioactivity
233
Biological Activity of Quinones
303
StructureActivity Relationships of Naturally Occurring Active Forms of Vitamin D Analogues
483
Charged Carotenoid Species
515
Bioactive Constituents of the Genus Hernandia
559
Secondary Metabolites and Bioactivity
603
Bio Active Triterpenes and Related Compounds from Celastraceae
635
Biologically Active Substances from the Genus Baccharis L Compositae
703
Host Defensive and Pharmacological Study of Chlorella Vulgaris Strain Ck
761
Pharmacological Activity of New Mu Delta Kappa Receptor Agonists and Antagonists
797

Serotonin 5Hydroxytryptamine and the Etiology of Autism
367
Antiviral Activities of Polysaccharides from Natural Sources
393
Recent Advances in the Chemistry of Bioactive 3DeoxyUlosonic Acids
419
Earthworm Fibrinolytic Enzyme
825
Subject Index
849
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About the author (2005)

Atta-ur-Rahman, a leading scientist and scholar in the field of organic chemistry from Pakistan, obtained his Ph.D. from Cambridge University (1968) and was later honored by Doctor of Science degree. The Government of Pakistan has conferred four civil awards, Tamgha-i-Imtiaz (1983), Sitara-i-Imtiaz (1991), Hilal-i-Imtiaz (1998), and the highest national civil award Nishan-i-Imtiaz (2002), in recognition of his contributions. In July 2006, he was elected as a Fellow of Royal Society ( London). He has secured numerous other national and international prizes and awards. Presently, Rahman is the Editor-in-Chief/Executive Editor of fifteen leading European Chemistry journals. He is also the Coordinator General of COMSTECH, an OIC Ministerial Committee comprising the 57 Ministers of Science and Technology from 57 OIC member countries. He served as the Federal Minister for Science and Technology (14th March, 2000 - 20th November, 2002). Currently, he is Federal Minister/Chairman of the Higher Education Commission and Advisor to the Prime Minister on Science and Technology. Editor of five book-series entitled "Studies in Natural Product Chemistry", 32 volumes of which have been published during the last 14 years. He also edits "Frontiers in Medicinal Chemistry", "C-13-NMR of Natural Products", "Advances in Organic Chemistry", "Advances in Organic Synthesis" and "Frontiers in Drug Design and Discovery".

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