Studies in Natural Products Chemistry, Bioactive Natural Products (Part I)

Edited by Atta-ur Rahman 
Elsevier Science  8 July 2003  

Hardback  812 pp  ISBN 9780444514158      £360.00
This book, that illustrates the types of critical discoveries that emerge from the interface of chemistry and biology, contains many articles written by leading authorities in their respective fields of research. It presents current frontiers and future guidelines for research based on important discoveries made in the field of bioactive natural products.

Readership: The book is for scientists from academia and industry working in the field of natural products chemistry and related disciplines.


  • Bioactive compounds from the genus Broussonetia;
  • Chemical and biological studies on Licania genus;
  • Recent progress in retinoid chemistry;
  • Bioactive tetramic acid metabolites;
  • Chemistry and biological activities of Ginkgo biloba;
  • Chemistry and biological activities of isoprenylated flavonoids from medicinal plants;
  • Plant polyphenols:
  • Structure, occurrence and bioactivity;
  • Promising pharmacological actions of crocin in Crocus sativus on the central nervous system;
  • Synthesis and modification of marcfortine and paraherquamide class of anthelmintics;
  • Acaricides of natural origin, personal experiences and review of literature (1990-2001);
  • Podolactones: A group of biologically active norditerpenoids;
  • Antitumoral activity of lipids A studies in animal models and cancer patients;
  • Prevention of cancer chemotherapy drug-induced adverse reaction, antitumor and antimetastatic activities by natural products;
  • Biologically active triterpene glycosides from sea cucumbers (holothuroidea, echinodermata);
  • Sulfur-containing natural products from marine invertebrates;
  • Subject Index
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