Studies in Natural Products Chemistry

Edited by

  • Atta-ur- Rahman, University of Karachi, Pakistan

Natural products play an integral and ongoing role in promoting numerous aspects of scientific advancement, and many aspects of basic research programs are intimately related to natural products. With articles written by leading authorities in their respective fields of research, Studies in Natural Products Chemistry, Volume 37 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 products and medicinal chemistry.
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Natural product chemists, medicinal chemists, pharmacologists as well as researchers in academia and the pharmaceutical industry


Book information

  • Published: July 2012
  • Imprint: ELSEVIER
  • ISBN: 978-0-444-59514-0


"...each chapter is well-written and extensively referenced."--JOURNAL OF MEDICINAL CHEMISTRY
" a valuable collection of recent synthetic endeavors for organic chemists who find the strategy and execution of a total synthesis appealing and interesting."--JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY
"... The chapters are well-written, have good, clear structures, and the final products reflect a characteristically well produced volume."-- INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PHARMACOGNOSY
"...the chapters are impressively up-to-date, with many literature references."-- FITOTERAPIA

Table of Contents

Botanical Medicines for Diuresis: Cross-Cultural Comparisons, by Robert A. Halberstein
The Artemisia L. Genus: A Review of Bioactive Sesquiterpene Lactones, by María José Abad Martínez, Luis Miguel Bedoya del Olmo, Luis Apaza Ticona and Paulina Bermejo Benito
Secondary Metabolites with Antinematodal Activity from Higher Plants, by Ligang Zhou, Jingguo Wang, Kui Wang, Jianmei Xu, Jianglin Zhao, Tijiang Shan and Chao Luo
Beneficial Health Effects of Bioactive Compounds Present in Spices and Aromatic Herbs, by Fernández-López Juana, Pérez-Alvarez José Angel and Viuda-Martos Manuel
Bioactive Plant Isoprenoids: Biosynthetic and Biotechnological Approaches, by Mariana Galata and Soheil Mahmoud
Trypanocidal Monoterpenes: Lead Compounds to Design Future Trypanocidal Drugs, by Soodabeh Saeidnia and Ahmad Reza Gohari
Plant and Fungi 3,4-Dihydroisocoumarins: Structures, Biological Activity and Taxonomic Relationships, by Alessandra Braca, Ammar Bader and Nunziatina De Tommasi
The Modern Analytical Determination of Botanicals and Similar Novel Natural Products by the HPTLC Fingerprint Approach, by Marcello Nicoletti and Valentina Petitto
Natural Antioxidants (NAO) of Plants Acting as Scavengers of Free Radicals, by Warjeet S. Laitonjam
Bioactive Natural Products as Potential Candidates to Control Aedes Aegypti, the Vector of Dengue, by Regina Geris, Paulo Roberto Ribeiro, Maurício da Silva Brandão, Heloísa Helena Garcia da Silva and Ionizete Garcia da Silva
Subject Index