The Alkaloids

The Alkaloids

Chemistry and Physiology

1st Edition - January 1, 1953

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  • Editors: R. H. F. Manske, H. L. Holmes
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483221939

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The Alkaloids: Chemistry and Physiology, Volume III reviews the chemistry of the alkaloids. This book discusses the chemistry of the cinchona alkaloids, alkaloids of Angostura bark, quinazoline alkaloids, and stereochemistry of the C15-lupin alkaloids. The tables of physical constants of the jaborandi alkaloids, pharmacology of the ?-phenethylamines, and synthesis of the ephedra bases are also elaborated. This publication likewise covers the extraction and industrial preparation of the alkaloids, minor alkaloids, furoquinoline group, and alkaloids of Dichroa febrifuga. Other topics include pilocarpine and isopilocarpine, veratrum alkaloids, and chemistry of the ?-phenethylamines found in plants. This volume is a good reference for chemists and specialists conducting work on alkaloids.

Table of Contents

  • Preface

    The Chemistry of the Cinchona Alkaloids

    I. Determination of Structure

    II. Reactions of the Alkaloids

    III. Stereochemistry

    IV. Synthesis

    V. Minor Alkaloids

    VI. Biogenetic Relationships

    VII. References

    Quinoline Alkaloids, Other than those of Cinchona

    I. Introduction

    II. Echinopsine

    III. The Furoquinoline Group

    IV. Alkaloids of Angostura Bark

    V. References

    The Quinazoline Alkaloids

    I. Introduction

    II. Vasicine (Peganine)

    III. Alkaloids of Dichroa febrifuga, Lour

    IV. References

    Lupin Alkaloids

    I. Occurrence and Constitution

    II. Extraction Procedure

    III. Structure of the Alkaloids

    IV. Stereochemistry of the C15-Lupin Alkaloids

    V. References

    The Imidazole Alkaloids

    I. Bases Related to Histidine

    II. The Jaborandi Alkaloids

    III. Pilocarpine and Isopilocarpine

    IV. Pilocarpidine

    V. Pilosine

    VI. Tables of Physical Constants of the Jaborandi Alkaloids, their Derivatives and Degradation Products

    VII. References

    The Chemistry of Solanum and Veratrum Alkaloids

    I. Introduction

    II. Solanum Alkaloids

    III. Veratrum Alkaloids

    IV. References


    I. Introduction

    II. Biosynthesis

    III. Chemistry of the β-Phenethylamines Found in Plants

    IV. Pharmacology of the β-Phenethylamines

    V. References

    Ephedra Bases

    I. Introduction

    II. Occurrence

    III. Extraction and Separation

    IV. Detection and Determination

    V. Physical and Chemical Properties

    VI. Constitutional and Spatial Configuration

    VII. Synthesis of the Ephedra Bases

    VIII. Pharmacology

    IX. References

    The Ipecac Alkaloids

    I. Introduction

    II. Interrelation of the Alkaloids

    III. Structure of the Alkaloids

    IV. Extraction and Industrial Preparation of the Alkaloids

    V. Color Reactions

    VI. Table of Physical Constants

    VII. Physiological and Therapeutical Properties

    VIII. References

    Author Index

    Subject Index

Product details

  • No. of pages: 430
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 1953
  • Published: January 1, 1953
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483221939

About the Editors

R. H. F. Manske

Affiliations and Expertise

Dominion Rubber Research Laboratory, Guelph, Ontario

H. L. Holmes

Affiliations and Expertise

University of British Columbia Vancouver, Canada

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