Chemistry and Pharmacology (Google eBook)

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Academic Press, Aug 31, 1995 - Medical - 364 pages
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Internationally acclaimed for more than forty years, this serial, founded by the late Professor R.H.F. Manske, continues to provide outstanding coverage of the rapidly expanding field of the chemotaxonomy, structureelucidation, synthesis, biosynthesis, and biology of all classes of alkaloids from higher and lower plants, marine organisms, or various terrestrial animals. Each volume provides, through its distinguished authors, up-to-date and detailed coverage of particular classes or sources of alkaloids. Over the years, this series has become the standard in natural product chemistry to which all other book series aspire. The Alkaloids: Chemistry and Pharmacology endures as an essential reference for all natural product chemists and biologists who have an interest in alkaloids, their diversity, and their unique biological profile.

Key Features
* Indispensible reference work written by leading experts in the field
* Provides up-to-date, timely reviews on compounds and classes of great interest
* Covers synthesis, biosynthesis, biology, as well as isolation and structure elucidation
* An essential research tool for anyone working with alkaloids from a chemical or biological perspective
  

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Contents

Chapter 1 Biosynthesis of Pyrrolizidine and Quinolizidine Alkaloids
1
Chapter 2 Pharmacology of Polyamine Toxins from Spiders and Wasps
63
Chapter 3 Epibatidine
95
Chapter 4 The Naphthylisoquinoline Alkaloids
127
Chapter 5 The Biotransformation of Protoberberine Alkaloids by Plant Tissue Cultures
273
Cumulative Index of Titles
347
Index
355
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University of Illinois, Chicago.