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Elsevier Science
Bioactive Natural Products (Part E): V15

Bioactive Natural Products (Part E): V15

by Atta-ur-Rahman, Rahman A. Rahman


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780444820839
Publisher: Elsevier Science
Publication date: 01/27/1995
Series: Studies in Natural Products Chemistry
Pages: 596
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 1.38(d)

About the Author

Atta-ur-Rahman, Professor Emeritus, International Center for Chemical and Biological Sciences (H. E. J. Research Institute of Chemistry and Dr. Panjwani Center for Molecular Medicine and Drug Research), University of Karachi, Pakistan, was the Pakistan Federal Minister for Science and Technology (2000-2002), Federal Minister of Education (2002), and Chairman of the Higher Education Commission with the status of a Federal Minister from 2002-2008. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of London (FRS) and an UNESCO Science Laureate. He is a leading scientist with more than 930 publications in several fields of organic chemistry.

Table of Contents

Foreword. Preface. Contributors. Terpenes and their biological relevance (G.G. Habermehl, W. Fliegner). Crinitol, and acyclic diterpene diol from marine algae (I. Kubo, L.R. Smith). Stereoselective synthesis of methylcyclopentanoid monoterpenes (A. Bianco). Chemical constituents of Taxus species (V.S. Parmar, A. Ha). Withanolides, biologically active natural steroidal lactones: A review (A.S.R. Anjaneyulu, D.S. Rao, P.W. Lequesne). Natural products by oxidative phenolic coupling phytochemistry, biosynthesis and synthesis (G.M. Keserú, M. Nógrádi). Narcissus alkaloids (J. Bastida, F. Vialdomat, C. Codina). Total synthesis of naphthylisoquinoline alkaloids (M.A. Rizzacasa). DNA - damaging natural products with potential anticancer activity (A.A. Lesile Gunatilaka, D.G.I. Kingston). In vitro models of human disease states (J.M. Pezzuto, C.K. Angerhofer, H. Mehdi). Synthesis of carotenoids (H. Pfander, M. Lanz, B. Traber). Structure elucidation of phenylpropanoid wood extractives (S. Ozawa, T. Sasaya, S. Nishibe). Chemical and biological investigations of Salvia species growing in Turkey (A. Ulubelen, G. Topcu). The chemistry of some natural colourants (J.H.P. Tyman). Bioactive natural and synthetic acronycine derivatives modified at the pyran ring (S. Michel, F. Tillequin). Chiral synthons by selective redox reactions catalysed by hitherto unknown enzymes present in resting microbial cells (H. Simon, H. Günther). Microcystins and nodularins hepatotoxic cyclic peptides of cyanobacterial origin (L. Moroder, S. Rudolph-Böhner). Cumulative General Subject Index (Vol. 1-20). Cumulative Organic Synthesis Index (Vol. 1-20).Cumulative Pharmacological Activity Index (Vol. 1-20). Cumulative Biological Source Index (Vol. 1-20).

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