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 | July 12, 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:622 pages, 9.45 × 6.5 × 0.98 inPublished:July 12, 2010Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0123813417

ISBN - 13:9780123813411

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Table of Contents


-Feng-Peng Wang & Qiao-Hong Chen

  1. Introduction
  2. Classification, distribution, and occurrence
  3. Biosynthesis and biogenesis
  4. Chemotaxonomy of Chinese Aconitum L. (Ranunculaceae)
  5. Spectral and Crystallographic Properties
  6. Chemical reactions and conversional synthesis
  7. Pharmacological activity