Studies in Natural Products Chemistry

Studies in Natural Products Chemistry

1st Edition - February 6, 2018

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  • Editor: Atta-ur-Rahman
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780444640581
  • eBook ISBN: 9780444640611

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Studies in Natural Products Chemistry, Volume 56 covers rapid developments in spectroscopic techniques, also presenting advances in high-throughput screening techniques, including the new potential to isolate and determine the structures and biological activity of natural products and their applications in the field of new drug development. This ongoing series covers the synthesis, testing and recording of the medicinal properties of natural products, providing cutting-edge accounts of fascinating developments in the isolation, structure elucidation, synthesis, biosynthesis and pharmacology of a diverse array of bioactive natural products.

Key Features

  • Focuses on the chemistry of bioactive natural products
  • Contains contributions by leading authorities in the field
  • Presents sources of new pharmacophores

Readership

Natural product chemists, medicinal chemists, pharmacologists as well as researchers, particularly those in academia and in the pharmaceutical industry

Table of Contents

  • 1. Novel approaches in the synthesis of atural and synthetic fused aza-polycycles towards the development of new bioactive compounds
    2. Combretastatins: Plant anti-cancer phenolics
    3. The role of natural products in Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease
    4. Nature’s medicines to treat epileptic seizures
    5. Effects of bioactive components of green tea on Alzheimer’s disease
    6. Anti HIV agents from nature: Natural compounds from hypericum hircinum and carbocyclic nucleosides from iridoids
    7. Bioactive natural products in plant disease control
    8. Flavonoid alkaloids: Isolation, bioactivity and synthesis
    9. Amides from plants: Structures and biological importance
    10. Milk as a natural product; Foreign natural and anthropogenic organic compounds in it
    11. Microencapsulation of phytosterols by spray drying

Product details

  • No. of pages: 492
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Elsevier 2018
  • Published: February 6, 2018
  • Imprint: Elsevier
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780444640581
  • eBook ISBN: 9780444640611

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 1283 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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