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

THE C19-DITERPENOID ALKALOIDS

-Feng-Peng Wang & Qiao-Hong Chen

  1. Introduction
  2. Classification, distribution, and occurrence
  3. Biosynthesis and biogenesis
  4. Chemotaxonomy of Chinese Aconitum L. (Ranunculaceae)
  5. Spectral and Crystallographic Properties
  6. Chemical reactions and conversional synthesis
  7. Pharmacological activity

Details

No. of pages:
622
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2010
Published:
Imprint:
Academic Press
Electronic ISBN:
9780123813428
Print ISBN:
9780123813411