* Written by international authorities in the various fields of natural product chemistry
* Contains 23 comprehensive articles covering topics ranging from immunosuppressant and antimalarial compounds to bioactive substances useful in cancer and neural diseases
* Valuable source of information for research scientists and scholars in the field of new drug discovery
Natural Product Chemistry continues to expand to exciting new frontiers of great importance in medicine. Written by international authorities in various fields of natural product chemistry, this latest volume in the well-established series Studies in Natural Products Chemistry contains 23 chapters, covering topics ranging from immunosuppressant and antimalarial compounds to bioactive substances useful in cancer and neural diseases. This present volume, will again be of great interest to research scientists and scholars working in the exciting field of new drug discovery.
Researchers in academia and industry involved in Natural Product Chemistry and Medicinal Chemistry
Studies in Natural Products Chemistry, 1st Edition
Synthesis of immunosuppressant FR901483 and biogenetically related TAN1251 alkaloids (J. Bonjoch, F. Diaba).
Bioactive natural products from southern african marine invertebrates (M.T. Davies-Coleman).
Bioactive marine sesterterpenoids (S. de Rosa, M. Mitova).
Antimalarial lead compounds from marine organisms
(E. Fattorusso, O. Taglialatela-Scafati).
Bioactive saponins with cancer related and immunomodulatory activity: Recent developments
Chemical and biological aspects of iridoid bearing plants of temperate region (Neeraj Kumar et al
Iridoids and secoiridoids from Oleaceae
(J.A. Pérez et al
Pharmacological activities of iridoids biosynthesized by route II (M. Gálvez et al
Chemistry and neurotrophic activity of seco
-prezizaane- and anislactone-type
sesquiterpenes from Illicium
(Yoshiyasu Fukuyama, Jian-Mei Huang).
New insights into the bioactivity of cucurbitacins
(J. Luis Ríos et al
Griseofulvin and other biologically active halogen containing compounds from fungi (T. Řezanka, J. Spížek).
Bioactive alkaloids of fungal origin (Hideo Hayashi).
Chemistry and biological activities of naturally occurring phthalides (Ge Lin et al
Chemistry and biological activity of polyisoprenylated benzophenone derivatives
(O. Cuesta-Rubio et al
The benzophenones: Isolation, structural elucidation and biological activities (S. Baggett et al
Bioactive compounds from Tripterygium wilfordii
(Rensheng Xu et al
Bioactive natural compounds from medico-magic plants of bantu area (B. Akendengue et al
Bioactive non-alkaloidal constituents from the genus Erythrina
(R.R.T. Majinda et al
Chemical constituents and pharmacology of Aristolochia
species (Tian-Shung Wu et al
Chemistry and bioactivity of withanolides from South American Solanaceae
(A.S. Veleiro et al
Bioactive secondary metabolites related to life-cycle development of oomycete phytopathogens
(MD. Tofazzal Islam, Satoshi Tahara).
Bioprospecting in the Berkeley PIT: Bioactive metabolites from acid mine waste extremophiles
(A.A. Stierle, D.B. Stierle).
Isoflavones as functional food components
(F.R. Marin et al