Studies in Natural Products Chemistry

Studies in Natural Products Chemistry

Bioactive Natural Products (Part K)

1st Edition - January 21, 2005

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  • Editor: Atta-ur-Rahman
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080454825

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Many aspects of basic research programmes are intimately related to natural products. With articles written by leading authorities in their respective fields of research, Studies in Natural Products Chemistry, Volume 30 presents current frontiers and future guidelines for research based on important discoveries made in the field of bioactive natural products. It is a valuable source for researchers and engineers working in natural product, and medicinal chemistry.

Key Features

* Describes the chemistry of bioactive natural products
* Contains contributions by leading authorities in the field
* A valuable source for researchers and engineers working in natural product, and medicinal chemistry

Readership

Researchers in academia and industry involved in Natural Product Chemistry and Medicinal Chemistry

Table of Contents

  • Synthetic routes to discodermolide and pironetin: Two immunosuppressive and antitumoral agents (J. Cossy, S. Bouzbouz).


    Antitumor and vascular physiological effects of natural products (Yoshiyuki Kimura).


    Anti-obesity effects of natural products (L.-K. Han et al.).


    Bioactive phenolic lipids (A. Kozubek, J.H.P. Tyman).


    The use of natural products as sources of new analgesic drugs (R.A. Yunes et al.).



    Acid-treatment of arylpropanoid and arylethanoid derivatives – Access to natural and synthetic biologically active polyphenols (P. Cotelle).


    Labiatae flavonoids and their bioactivity (A. Ulubelen et al.).


    Biological activity of quinones (M.J.A. Martínez, P.B. Benito).


    Serotonin (5-hydroxytryptamine) and the etiology of autism (M. Ruiz-Rubio, L.A. McInnes).


    Antiviral activities of polysaccharides from natural sources (M.J.A. Martinez et al.).



    Recent advances in the chemistry of bioactive 3-deoxy-ulosonic acids (A. Banaszek, J. Mlynarski).


    Structure-activity relationships of naturally occurring active forms of vitamin D analogues (Yoji Tachibana, Masahiro Tsuji).


    Charged carotenoid species (S. Liaaen-Jensen, B. Frode Lutnaes).


    Bioactive constituents of the genus Hernandia (Jian-Qiao Gu, A.D. Kinghorn).


    A survey on the hypericum genus: Secondary metabolites and bioactivity (P. Avato).


    Bioactive triterpenes and related compounds from celastraceae (N. Alvarenga, E.A. Ferro).


    Biologically active substances from the genus Baccharis L. (Compositae)(M.J.A. Martinez et al.).



    Host defensive and pharmacological study of Chlorella vulgaris strain CK (Takashi Hasegawa et al.).



    Pharmacological activity of new &mgr;,&dgr;,&kgr; receptor agonists and antagonists (A. Capasso, A. D’Ursi).


    Earthworm fibrinolytic enzyme (Jing Zhao et al.).

Product details

  • No. of pages: 978
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Elsevier Science 2005
  • Published: January 21, 2005
  • Imprint: Elsevier Science
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080454825

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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