The Alkaloids

Chemistry and Biology

Series Editor:

  • Geoffrey A. Cordell, Natural Products Inc., Evanston, IL, USA

This series is world-renowned as the leading compilation of current reviews of this vast field. Internationally acclaimed for more than 40 years, The Alkaloids: Chemistry and Biology, founded by the late Professor R.H.F. Manske, continues to provide outstanding coverage of this rapidly expanding field. Each volume provides, through its distinguished authors, up-to-date and detailed coverage of particular classes or sources of alkaloids.
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For chemists, pharmacologists and biochemists


Book information

  • Published: November 2007
  • ISBN: 978-0-12-373911-7

Table of Contents

Molecular modes of action of cytotoxic alkaloids- from DNA intercalation, spindle poisoning, topoisomerase inhibition to apoptosis and multiple drug resistanceMichael WinkCalysteginesStefan Biastoff and Birgit DrägerRecent studies on the synthesis of strychnineMasakatsu Shibasaki and Takashi OhshimaAlkyl, aryl, alkylarylquinoline and related alkaloidsMaria Fátima das Graças Fernandes da Silva, Márcio Santos Soares, João Batista Fernandes and Paulo Cezar Vieria