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The Alkaloids, Volume 63 : Chemistry and Biology - Geoffrey A. Cordell

The Alkaloids, Volume 63

Chemistry and Biology

Hardcover Published: 3rd November 2006
ISBN: 9780124695634
Number Of Pages: 374

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This series is world-renowned as the leading compilation of current reviews of this vast field. Internationally acclaimed for more than forty 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.
* 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 the leading authors in the respective fields.
* Broader coverage than before on the biological aspects.

Contributorsp. vii
Prefacep. ix
Regulation of Alkaloid Biosynthesis in Plants
Introductionp. 1
Alkaloid Biosynthetic Pathwaysp. 2
Regulation of Alkaloid Biosynthesisp. 16
Applications of Genomics to the Study of Alkaloid Biosynthesisp. 28
Metabolic Engineering of Alkaloid Pathwaysp. 29
Future Prospectsp. 34
Acknowledgmentsp. 35
Referencesp. 35
Ergot Alkaloids - Biology and Molecular Biology
Introductionp. 45
Through the Ages: A History of Ergot Alkaloid Use, Abuse, and Poisoningp. 48
Ergot Alkaloid Producersp. 50
Biosynthetic Pathways and Genesp. 53
Routine Analytical Methods for Ergot Alkaloidsp. 75
Ergot Alkaloid Activities and Rolesp. 76
Summary and Conclusionsp. 80
Acknowledgmentsp. 82
Referencesp. 82
Chemical and Biological Aspects of Narcissus Alkaloids
Introductionp. 87
Narcissus Alkaloids and their Occurrencep. 91
Biosynthetic Pathwaysp. 99
Synthetic Studiesp. 114
Spectroscopy and Alkaloid Datap. 127
Biological and Pharmacological Activitiesp. 153
Referencesp. 163
Bisindole Alkaloids
Introductionp. 182
Indole-Indole and Tryptamine-Tryptamine Type, and Related Alkaloidsp. 182
Tryptamine-Tryptamine Type with an Additional Monoterpene Unit and Related Alkaloidsp. 216
Corynanthe-Tryptamine Typep. 217
Corynanthe-Corynanthe Typep. 223
Corynanthe-Strychnos Typep. 224
Vobasine-Tryptamine Typep. 228
Vobasine-Vobasine Typep. 228
Vobasine-Akuammiline Typep. 230
Vobasine-Vincorine Typep. 231
Bisindole Alkaloids from Alstoniap. 231
Akuammiline-Ajmaline Typep. 240
Ajmaline-Vincorine Typep. 242
Akuammiline-Vincorine Typep. 243
Akuammiline-Pleiocarpamine Typep. 245
Vincorine-Vincorine Typep. 245
Strychnos-Vobasine Typep. 247
Strychnos-Strychnos Typep. 248
Secodine-Secodine Typep. 255
Apparicine-Vobasine Typep. 255
Ellipticine-Ellipticine Typep. 257
Iboga-Vobasine Typep. 258
Iboga-Iboga Typep. 269
Aspidosperma-Vobasine Typep. 270
Aspidosperma-Vincorine Typep. 270
Aspidosperma-Macroline Typep. 271
Aspidosperma-Iboga Typep. 273
Aspidosperma-Aspidosperma Typep. 274
Aspidosperma-Pseudoaspidosperma Typep. 286
Aspidosperma-Eburnea Typep. 289
Aspidosperma-Canthinone Typep. 294
Eburnea-Eburnea Typep. 297
Miscellaneous Bisindole Alkaloidsp. 298
Aspidosperma-Cleavamine Typep. 300
Referencesp. 322
Cumulative Index of Titlesp. 339
Indexp. 347
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ISBN: 9780124695634
ISBN-10: 0124695639
Series: The Alkaloids : Book 63
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 374
Published: 3rd November 2006
Publisher: Elsevier Science Publishing Co Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 24.0 x 16.5  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.83
Edition Number: 63

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