Studies in Natural Products Chemistry

Studies in Natural Products Chemistry

Bioactive Natural Products (Part I)

1st Edition - July 8, 2003

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  • Editor: Atta-ur-Rahman
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780444514158
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080542058

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Description

Studies in Natural Products Chemistry: Bioactive Natural Products (Part I) contains articles written by leading authorities in their respective fields of research. It presents current frontiers and future guidelines for research based on important discoveries made in the field of bioactive natural products.

Key Features

  • Volume 28 is part of a great family of useful reference books
  • Illustrates the types of critical discoveries that emerge from the interface of chemistry and biology
  • Contributions are from well-respected authors

Readership

The book is for scientists from academia and industry working in the field of natural products chemistry and related disciplines

Table of Contents

  • Bioactive compounds from the genus Broussonetia
    Chemical and biological studies on Licania genus
    Recent progress in retinoid chemistry
    Bioactive tetramic acid metabolites
    Chemistry and biological activities of Ginkgo biloba
    Chemistry and biological activities of isoprenylated flavonoids from medicinal plants
    Plant polyphenols: Structure, occurrence and bioactivity
    Promising pharmacological actions of crocin in Crocus sativus on the central nervous system
    Synthesis and modification of marcfortine and paraherquamide class of anthelmintics
    Acaricides of natural origin, personal experiences and review of literature (1990-2001)
    Podolactones: A group of biologically active norditerpenoids
    Antitumoral activity of lipids A studies in animal models and cancer patients
    Prevention of cancer chemotherapy drug-induced adverse reaction, antitumor and antimetastatic activities by natural products
    Biologically active triterpene glycosides from sea cucumbers (holothuroidea, echinodermata)
    Sulfur-containing natural products from marine invertebratesIndex

Product details

  • No. of pages: 812
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Elsevier Science 2003
  • Published: July 8, 2003
  • Imprint: Elsevier Science
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780444514158
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080542058

About the Editor

Atta-ur-Rahman

Atta-ur-Rahman
Atta-ur-Rahman, Professor Emeritus, International Center for Chemical and Biological Sciences (H. E. J. Research Institute of Chemistry and Dr. Panjwani Center for Molecular Medicine and Drug Research), University of Karachi, Pakistan, was the Pakistan Federal Minister for Science and Technology (2000-2002), Federal Minister of Education (2002), and Chairman of the Higher Education Commission with the status of a Federal Minister from 2002-2008. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of London (FRS) and an UNESCO Science Laureate. He is a leading scientist with more than 930 publications in several fields of organic chemistry.

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor Emeritus, International Center for Chemical and Biological Sciences (H. E. J. Research Institute of Chemistry and Dr. Panjwani Center for Molecular Medicine and Drug Research), University of Karachi, Pakistan

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