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Chemistry and Biology

Chemistry and Biology is a celebration of the outstanding contributions to the field by Professor R.H.F. Manske, who founded the series in 1950. This special volume demonstrates the dramatic changes in alkaloidchemistry since then. It also offers a unique overview of recent developments in major areas of alkaloid chemistry and biology and looks at how these areas will develop in the future. These fourteen contributions are written by many of the leading alkaloid chemists in the world, and thus comprise a unique view of alkaloids and their contributions to the health and well-being of humankind.

Audience
Chemists, pharmacologists, and biochemists.

Included in series
The Alkaloids

Hardbound, 439 Pages

Published: March 1998

Imprint: Academic Press

ISBN: 978-0-12-469551-1

Reviews

  • "....The excellent presentation mirrors previous volumes in this series, and with a total of nearly 1200 references, the reader who is interested in any of these types of alkaloids is well advised to look here first."
    Praise for the Volume, --JOURNAL OF NATURAL PRODUCTS, 1998


    "Authoritative, precise, thorough, and above all, permeated with enthusiasm."
    Praise for the Series, --JOURNAL OF PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES
    "The most authoritative treatise on alkaloids."
    --JOURNAL OF NATURAL PRODUCTS
    "An indispensable addition to the library of anyone in the field of alkaloid chemistry."
    --JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY

Contents

  • J.E. Saxton, Alkaloids of the Aspidospermine Group. M.A.J. Miah, T. Hudlicky, and J.W. Reed, Cephalotaxus Alkaloids. T. Fujii and M. Ohba, The Ipecac Alkaloids and Related Bases. O. Hoshino, The Amaryllidaceae Alkaloids. Cumulative Index of Titles. Subject Index.

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