The Alkaloids

Hardcover | December 20, 2002

byGeoffrey A. CordellEditorCordell

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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. This latest volume comprehensively reviews the recent progress of two classes of alkaloid, the C20 diterpene alkaloid and the iboga alkaloid. The former are examined in terms of their classification, distribution and occurence as well as their spectroscopic aspects, biological activities and the determination of stereochemistry. The later are seen through the perspectives of isolation, structure determination and synthesis and additonally reviewed in terms of their involvement in the formation of the natural and semi-synthetic bisindole alkaloids from Catharanthus. . The latest volume in this series of indispensable texts. Written by leading experts in the field. An essential reference tool for anyone working with alkaloids in chemistry or biology

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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, throug...

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 ...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:414 pages, 6 × 9 × 0.98 inPublished:December 20, 2002Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0124695590

ISBN - 13:9780124695597

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C20 -Diterpenoid Alkaloids (F-P Wang, X-T. Liang). TheIbogaAlkaloids and their Role as Precursors of Anti-neoplastic BisindoleCatharanthusAlkaloids (R.J. Sundberg, S.Q. Smith).

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