The Alkaloids: Chemistry and Biology by Geoffrey A. CordellThe Alkaloids: Chemistry and Biology by Geoffrey A. Cordell

The Alkaloids: Chemistry and Biology

byGeoffrey A. CordellEditorCordell

Hardcover | March 11, 2010

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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 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.

  • 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
Professor Emeritus Geoffrey A. Cordell obtained his Ph.D. in synthetic natural product chemistry at the University of Manchester in 1970. After two years as a NATO postdoctoral fellow at the Department of Chemistry, M.I.T., he joined the College of Pharmacy, University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC). A Professor since 1980, he served as ...
Title:The Alkaloids: Chemistry and BiologyFormat:HardcoverDimensions:302 pages, 9.45 × 6.5 × 0.98 inPublished:March 11, 2010Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0123813352

ISBN - 13:9780123813350

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Table of Contents

1 Chemistry and Biology of Pancratium


- Estévez-Braun

2 Erythrina and Related Alkaloids

- Andrew F. Parsons

3 Alkaloids from the Genus Duguetia

- Bruce K. Cassels

4 Galanthamine from Galanthus and other

Amaryllidacae Chemistry and Biology

Based on Traditional Use

- Michael Heinrich

5 Galanthamine Production by Leucojum

aestivum Cultures in vitro

- Marina I. Stanilova