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Chemistry and Pharmacology : Volume 42 - Geoffrey A. Cordell

Chemistry and Pharmacology

Volume 42

By: Geoffrey A. Cordell (Editor), R.H.F Manske (Editor), H.L. Holmes (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 1st August 1992
ISBN: 9780124695429
Number Of Pages: 314

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This volume deals for the most part, with current status of four groups of alkaloids of substantial biological releavance. Chapter 1 by Lounasmaa and Tolvanen, focuses on the "Eburanmine-Vincamine Alkaloids," and discusses the new alkaloids, and the extensive synthetic and pharmacologic work that has been conducted since the last review in 1981. Clark and Hufford present a review which focuses on the "Antifungal Alkaloids," especially those compounds that might be important as lead structures for the development of agents usefulin treating the opportunistic infections associated with AIDS. Wang and Liang bring up-to-date the area of the diterpenoid alkaloids from a chemical perspective. Over the years this large group of alkaloids has produced a fascinating array of molecular gyrations. Finally, Wrobel and Wojtasiewicz revisit the topic of "Sulfur-Containing Alkaloids" (which was last covered in Volume 26) from a chemical and biological perspective.

Gelsemium Alkaloids
Alkaloids Containing Quinolinequinone and Quinolinequinoneimine Units
Biosynthesis of Terpenoid Indole Alkaloids in Catharanthus Roseus Cells
Macrocylic Peptide Alkaloids From Plants
Cumulative Index of Titles
Subject Index
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ISBN: 9780124695429
ISBN-10: 0124695426
Series: Alkaloids : Book 42
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 314
Published: 1st August 1992
Publisher: ACADEMIC PR INC
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.91 x 15.19  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.61