Studies in Natural Products Chemistry


  • Atta-ur-Rahman, Professor Emeritus, International Center for Chemical and Biological Sciences (H. E. J. Research Institute of Chemistry and Dr. Panjwani Center for Molecular Medicine and Drug Research), University of Karachi, Karachi, Pakistan

This volume presents frontier reviews of recent developments in bioactive natural products in cutting-edge areas by eminent experts in their respective fields. It is an essential addition to this important series on Natural Products Chemistry, generally acknowledged to be the leading series on this topic.
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Natural product chemists, medicinal chemists, pharmacologists as well as researchers particularly those in academia and in the pharmaceutical industry


Book information

  • Published: July 2008
  • Imprint: ELSEVIER
  • ISBN: 978-0-444-53181-0

Table of Contents

R. DANIEL LITTLE AND GISELE A. NISHIGUCHI: Synthetic efforts toward, and biological activity of, thyrsiferol and structurally-related analogues KATSUHIRO UEDA AND DAISUKE UEMURA: Bioactive marine metabolites from okinawan watersMARIA JOSE ABAD MARTINEZ, LUIS MIGUEL BEDOYA DEL OLMO AND PAULINA BERMEJO BENITO: Natural marine antiviral productsVLADIMIR I. KALININ, DMITRY L. AMININ, SERGEY A. AVILOV, ALEXANDRA S. SILCHENKO AND VALENTIN A. STONIK: Triterpene glycosides from sea cucumbers (holothurioidea, echinodermata) XIAOHONG LIU, FANG XU, CHANGLUN SHAO, ZHIGANG SHE, YONGCHENG LIN AND WING LAI CHAN: Bioactive metabolites from marine microorganisms MARTA S. MAIER: Biological activities of sulfated glycosides from echinoderms TOM TURK, KRISTINA SEPÈIC, INES MANCINI AND GRAZIANO GUELLA: 3-Aklypyridinium and 3-alkylpyridine compounds from marine sponges, their synthesis, biological activities, and potential useSHANTA S. BHAR AND M.M.V. RAMANA: Novel domino reactions for synthesis of bioactive diterpenoids and alkaloidsGAIL B. MAHADY, YUE HUANG, BRIAN J. DOYLE ANDTRACIE LOCKLEAR: Natural products as antibacterial agentsMARIA JOSE ABAD MARTINEZ, RUBÉN MARTÍN LAZARO,LUIS MIGUEL BEDOYA DEL OLMO AND PAULINA BERMEJO BENITO: Anti-infectious activity in the anthemideae tribeRAKESH MAURYA, GEETU SINGH AND PREM P. YADAV: Antiosteoporotic agents from natural sourcesELIANA RODRIGUES, RICARDO TABACH, JOSÉ CARLOS F. GALDURÓZ AND GIUSEPPINA NEGRI: Plants with possible anxiolytic and/or hypnotic effects indicated by three Brazilian cultures – Indians, afro-Brazilians, and river-dwellersSIRLEI DAFFRE, PHILIPPE BULET, ALBERTO SPISNI, LAURENCE EHRET-SABATIER, ELAINE G. RODRIGUES ANDLUIZ R. TRAVASSOS: Bioactive natural peptidesHIDEKI HASHIZUME AND YOSHIO NISHIMURA: Cyclic lipopeptide antibiotics AHMED KABOUCHE AND ZAHIA KABOUCHE: Bioactive diterpenoids of Salvia species T. ØEZANKA AND K. SIGLER: Biologically active compounds of semi-metals