Chemistry and Biology, Volume 54

1st Edition

Serial Volume Editors: Geoffrey A. Cordell
Hardcover ISBN: 9780124695542
eBook ISBN: 9780080924472
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 27th March 2000
Page Count: 395

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Description

Alkaloids are a major group of natural products derived from a wide variety of organisms, which are widely used as medicinal and biological agents. This series is world-renowned as the leading compilation of current reviews of this vast field.

Internationally acclaimed for more than forty years, The Alkaloids , founded by the late Professor R.H.F. Manske, continues to provide outstanding coverage of the rapidly expanding field of the chemotaxonomy, structure elucidation, synthesis, biosynthesis, and biology of all classes of alkaloids from higher and lower plants, marine organisms, or various terrestrial animals. Each volume provides, through its distinguished authors, up-to-date and detailed coverage of particular classes or sources of alkaloids. Over the years, this series has become the standard in natural product chemistry to which all other book series aspire. The Alkaloids: Chemistry and Biology endures as an essential reference for all natural product chemists and biologists who have an interest in alkaloids, their diversity, and their unique biological profile.

Readership

Chemists, pharmacologists, and biochemists.


Details

No. of pages:
395
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Academic Press 2000
Published:
Imprint:
Academic Press
eBook ISBN:
9780080924472
Hardcover ISBN:
9780124695542

Reviews

@from:Praise for the Series @qu:"Authoritative, precise, thorough, and above all, permeated with enthusiasm." @source:--JOURNAL OF PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES @qu:"The most authoritative treatise on alkaloids." @source:--JOURNAL OF NATURAL PRODUCTS @qu:"An indispensable addition to the library of anyone in the field of alkaloid chemistry." @source:--JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY


About the Serial Volume Editors

Geoffrey A. Cordell Serial Volume Editor

Professor Emeritus Geoffrey A. Cordell obtained his Ph.D. in synthetic natural product chemistry at the University of Manchester in 1970. After two years as a NATO postdoctoral fellow at the Department of Chemistry, M.I.T., he joined the College of Pharmacy, University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC). A Professor since 1980, he served as a Department Head for 12 years and as Interim Dean of the College of Pharmacy for almost three years, as well as holding several other senior academic and research administrative positions at the Department, College, and Campus levels. He was the Co-founder of the US - Thai Consortium for Pharmacy Education, which developed and trained faculty for six new schools of pharmacy in Thailand. He retired from the University of Illinois in 2007. Since 1983, he has served as President of Natural Products Inc., a consulting company. He is the author of about 600 research publications, book chapters, comprehensive reviews and professional publications; is the author of two books, with three more in progress; the editor of 37 books, including 29 volumes in the series “The Alkaloids: Chemistry and Biology”; is Associate Editor-in-Chief of the Chinese Journal of Natural Medicines; and a member of the Editorial Advisory Board of 26 international scientific journals. He is a former President of the American Society of Pharmacognosy, and is also an Honorary Member. In 1981, he was an Alexander von Humboldt Fellow at the University of Munich with Professor Hildebert Wagner. He is an elected Fellow of the Royal Chemical Society, the Linnean Society of London, the American Society of Pharmacognosy, and the American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists. In addition to assisting international organizations and corporations in several countries around the world to develop their research and academic programs, he is an Honorary Professor at Sichuan University, Chengdu, China; and at Amity University, Noida, India. He is also a Visiting Professor at uni

Affiliations and Expertise

Natural Products Inc., Evanston, IL, USA