The Alkaloids: Chemistry and Biology

The Alkaloids: Chemistry and Biology

by Geoffrey A. Cordell
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0123747856

ISBN-13: 9780123747853

Pub. Date: 10/15/2009

Publisher: Elsevier Science

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

Overview

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.

* Comprehensive, up-to-date reviews

* Contributions from leading authors in their respective fields

* Broad coverage of the chemical and biological aspects of important natural products

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780123747853
Publisher:
Elsevier Science
Publication date:
10/15/2009
Series:
Alkaloids Series
Pages:
296
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents


Contributors     vii
Preface     ix
Chemistry and Biology of Carbazole Alkaloids
Introduction     1
Occurrence, Isolation, and Structure Elucidation     3
Carbazole Alkaloids from Higher Plants     3
Carbazole Alkaloids from Other Sources     96
Biogenesis of Carbazole Alkaloids     159
Carbazole Alkaloids from Higher Plants     159
Carbazole Alkaloids from Other Sources     168
Biological and Pharmacological Activities of Carbazole Alkaloids     181
Anti-Tumor Active Carbazoles     181
Antibiotic Carbazoles     188
Anti-Viral Carbazoles     189
Anti-Inflammatory Carbazoles     190
Anti-Malarial Carbazoles     191
Diverse Pharmacologically Active Carbazoles     191
Chemistry of Carbazole Alkaloids     195
General Methods for Carbazole Construction     195
Total Syntheses of Carbazole Alkaloids     210
Addendum     385
References     391
Cumulative Index of Titles     411
Subject Index     419

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