The Alkaloids, Volume 64

1st Edition

Chemistry and Biology

Hardcover ISBN: 9780123739117
eBook ISBN: 9780080555768
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 27th November 2007
Page Count: 248
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Table of Contents

Molecular modes of action of cytotoxic alkaloids- from DNA intercalation, spindle poisoning, topoisomerase inhibition to apoptosis and multiple drug resistance Michael Wink Calystegines Stefan Biastoff and Birgit Dräger Recent studies on the synthesis of strychnine Masakatsu Shibasaki and Takashi Ohshima Alkyl, aryl, alkylarylquinoline and related alkaloids Maria Fátima das Graças Fernandes da Silva, Márcio Santos Soares, João Batista Fernandes and Paulo Cezar Vieria


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.

Key Features

  • Up-to-date reviews on a large and very important group of natural products from both a chemical and biological perspective
  • Comprehensive dynamic reviews written by the leading authors in their respective fields
  • Broader coverage than before on the biological aspects


For chemists, pharmacologists and biochemists


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