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, 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

Contributors

Preface

Chapter One. Lycopodium Alkaloids – Synthetic Highlights and Recent Developments

1 Introduction

2 General Background

3 Isolation of Lycopodium Alkaloids and Their Biological Properties

4 Total Synthesis of Lycopodium Alkaloids – Historic Aspects

5 Total Synthesis of Lycopodium Alkaloids – Recent Developments

6 Conclusion

Acknowledgment

References

Chapter Two. Cephalostatins and Ritterazines

list of Abbreviations

1 Introduction

2 Occurrence

3 Sample Collection and Isolation. Structures and Properties of Bis-steroidal Pyrazine Alkaloids

4 Structure–Activity Relationship

5 Pyrazine Synthesis

6 Synthesis of Common Core Units

7 Synthesis of Cephalostatins and Ritterazines by Coupling of Left and Right Halves

8 Synthesis of Cephalostatin and Ritterazine Analogs

9 Physical and Spectral Data of Cephalostatins and Ritterazines

10 Summary

References

Cumulative Index of Titles

Index

Details

No. of pages:
310
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2013
Published:
Imprint:
Academic Press
Print ISBN:
9780124077744
Electronic ISBN:
9780124078529