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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Audience

Chemists, biochemists, and pharmacologists

 

Book information

  • Published: July 2010
  • Imprint: ACADEMIC PRESS
  • ISBN: 978-0-12-381341-1


Table of Contents

THE C19-DITERPENOID ALKALOIDS

-Feng-Peng Wang & Qiao-Hong Chen

  1. Introduction
  2. Classification, distribution, and occurrence
  3. Biosynthesis and biogenesis
  4. Chemotaxonomy of Chinese Aconitum L. (Ranunculaceae)
  5. Spectral and Crystallographic Properties
  6. Chemical reactions and conversional synthesis
  7. Pharmacological activity