Description

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 leading authors in the respective fields. * Broad coverage on the biological aspects.

Readership

Chemists, biochemists, and pharmacologists

Table of Contents

1 Chemistry and Biology of Pancratium

Alkaloids

- Estévez-Braun

2 Erythrina and Related Alkaloids

- Andrew F. Parsons

3 Alkaloids from the Genus Duguetia

- Bruce K. Cassels

4 Galanthamine from Galanthus and other

Amaryllidacae – Chemistry and Biology

Based on Traditional Use

- Michael Heinrich

5 Galanthamine Production by Leucojum

aestivum Cultures in vitro

- Marina I. Stanilova

Details

No. of pages:
302
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2010
Published:
Imprint:
Academic Press
eBook ISBN:
9780123813367
Print ISBN:
9780123813350