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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Chemists, biochemists, and pharmacologists


Book information

  • Published: March 2010
  • ISBN: 978-0-12-381335-0

Table of Contents

1 Chemistry and Biology of Pancratium


- Estévez-Braun

2 Erythrina and Related Alkaloids

- Andrew F. Parsons

3 Alkaloids from the Genus Duguetia

- Bruce K. Cassels

4 Galanthamine from Galanthus and other

Amaryllidacae - Chemistry and Biology

Based on Traditional Use

- Michael Heinrich

5 Galanthamine Production by Leucojum

aestivum Cultures in vitro

- Marina I. Stanilova