Author: Atta-ur Rahman

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 0444595147

Category: Medical

Page: 421

View: 3440

Natural products play an integral and ongoing role in promoting numerous aspects of scientific advancement, and many aspects of basic research programs are intimately related to natural products. With articles written by leading authorities in their respective fields of research, Studies in Natural Products Chemistry, Volume 37 presents current frontiers and future guidelines for research based on important discoveries made in the field of bioactive natural products. It is a valuable source for researchers and engineers working in natural products and medicinal chemistry. Describes the chemistry of bioactive natural products Contains contributions by leading authorities in the field A valuable source for researchers and engineers working in natural product and medicinal chemistry
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Bioactive Natural Products

Author: Atta-ur-Rahman

Publisher: Elsevier Science

ISBN: 9780444514158

Category: Science

Page: 812

View: 8351

Studies in Natural Products Chemistry: Bioactive Natural Products (Part I) contains 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. Volume 28 is part of a great family of useful reference books Illustrates the types of critical discoveries that emerge from the interface of chemistry and biology Contributions are from well-respected authors
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Author: Atta-ur-Rahman

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 9780444640680

Category: Science

Page: 470

View: 8271

Studies in Natural Products Chemistry, Volume 55 covers rapid developments in spectroscopic techniques, also presenting advances in high-throughput screening techniques, including the new potential to isolate and determine the structures and biological activity of natural products and their applications in the field of new drug development. This ongoing series covers the synthesis, testing and recording of the medicinal properties of natural products, providing cutting-edge accounts of fascinating developments in the isolation, structure elucidation, synthesis, biosynthesis and pharmacology of a diverse array of bioactive natural products. Focuses on the chemistry of bioactive natural products Contains contributions by leading authorities in the field Presents sources of new pharmacophores
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Author: Atta-ur-Rahman

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 9780444640680

Category: Science

Page: 470

View: 736

Studies in Natural Products Chemistry, Volume 55 covers rapid developments in spectroscopic techniques, also presenting advances in high-throughput screening techniques, including the new potential to isolate and determine the structures and biological activity of natural products and their applications in the field of new drug development. This ongoing series covers the synthesis, testing and recording of the medicinal properties of natural products, providing cutting-edge accounts of fascinating developments in the isolation, structure elucidation, synthesis, biosynthesis and pharmacology of a diverse array of bioactive natural products. Focuses on the chemistry of bioactive natural products Contains contributions by leading authorities in the field Presents sources of new pharmacophores
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Volume I: Plant Diversity, Organization, Function and Improvement

Author: Bir Bahadur,Manchikatla Venkat Rajam,Leela Sahijram,K.V. Krishnamurthy

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 8132222865

Category: Science

Page: 827

View: 8461

This volume offers a much-needed compilation of essential reviews on diverse aspects of plant biology, written by eminent botanists. These reviews effectively cover a wide range of aspects of plant biology that have contemporary relevance. At the same time they integrate classical morphology with molecular biology, physiology with pattern formation, growth with genomics, development with morphogenesis, and classical crop-improvement techniques with modern breeding methodologies. Classical botany has been transformed into cutting-edge plant biology, thus providing the theoretical basis for plant biotechnology. It goes without saying that biotechnology has emerged as a powerful discipline of Biology in the last three decades. Biotechnological tools, techniques and information, used in combination with appropriate planning and execution, have already contributed significantly to economic growth and development. It is estimated that in the next decade or two, products and processes made possible by biotechnology will account for over 60% of worldwide commerce and output. There is, therefore, a need to arrive at a general understanding and common approach to issues related to the nature, possession, conservation and use of biodiversity, as it provides the raw material for biotechnology. More than 90% of the total requirements for the biotechnology industry are contributed by plants and microbes, in terms of goods and services. There are however substantial plant and microbial resources that are waiting for biotechnological exploitation in the near future through effective bioprospection. In order to exploit plants and microbes for their useful products and processes, we need to first understand their basic structure, organization, growth and development, cellular process and overall biology. We also need to identify and develop strategies to improve the productivity of plants. In view of the above, in this two-volume book on plant biology and biotechnology, the first volume is devoted to various aspects of plant biology and crop improvement. It includes 33 chapters contributed by 50 researchers, each of which is an expert in his/her own field of research. The book begins with an introductory chapter that gives a lucid account on the past, present and future of plant biology, thereby providing a perfect historical foundation for the chapters that follow. Four chapters are devoted to details on the structural and developmental aspects of the structures of plants and their principal organs. These chapters provide the molecular biological basis for the regulation of morphogenesis of the form of plants and their organs, involving control at the cellular and tissue levels. Details on biodiversity, the basic raw material for biotechnology, are discussed in a separate chapter, in which emphasis is placed on the genetic, species and ecosystem diversities and their conservation. Since fungi and other microbes form an important component of the overall biodiversity, special attention is paid to the treatment of fungi and other microbes in this volume. Four chapters respectively deal with an overview of fungi, arbuscularmycorrhizae and their relation to the sustenance of plant wealth, diversity and practical applications of mushrooms, and lichens (associated with a photobiont). Microbial endosymbionts associated with plants and phosphate solubilizing microbes in the rhizosphere of plants are exhaustively treated in two separate chapters. The reproductive strategies of bryophytes and an overview on Cycads form the subject matter of another two chapters, thus fulfilling the need to deal with the non-flowering Embryophyte group of plants. Angiosperms, the most important group of plants from a biotechnological perspective, are examined exhaustively in this volume. The chapters on angiosperms provide an overview and cover the genetic basis of flowers development, pre-and post-fertilization reproductive growth and development, seed biology and technology, plant secondary metabolism, photosynthesis, and plant volatile chemicals. A special effort has been made to include important topics on crop improvement in this volume. The importance of pollination services, apomixes, male sterility, induced mutations, polyploidy and climate changes is discussed, each in a separate chapter. Microalgalnutra-pharmaceuticals, vegetable-oil-based nutraceuticals and the importance of alien crop resources and underutilized crops for food and nutritional security form the topics of three other chapters in this volume. There is also a special chapter on the applications of remote sensing in the plant sciences, which also provides information on biodiversity distribution. The editors of this volume believe the wide range of basic topics on plant biology that have great relevance in biotechnology covered will be of great interest to students, researchers and teachers of botany and plant biotechnology alike.
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Volume 2: Pharmacognosy, Nanomedicine, and Contemporary Issues

Author: Chukwuebuka Egbuna,Shashank Kumar,Jonathan Chinenye Ifemeje,Jaya Vikas Kurhekar

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 042976023X

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 592

View: 7646

As volume 2 of this three-volume set on phytochemistry, this book features chapters that comprehensively review a selection of important recent advances in ethnopharmacology and alternative and complementary medicines. It also presents many informative chapters on the medicinal potential of phytochemicals in the treatment and management of various diseases, such as cancer, diabetes, diabetic nephropathy, autoimmune diseases, neurological disorders, male infertility, and more.
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Volume 1 Monoterpenes and Sesquiterpenes

Author: Atta-Ur-Rahman,V.U. Ahmad

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9780306438974

Category: Science

Page: 966

View: 7762

Advances in natural product chemistry have led to a large number of drugs, both derived from medicinal plants, marine plants, and animals, and created as synthetic analogues of these sources. This ground-breaking, comprehensive volume presents the latest data on the 13C-NMR of monoterpenes and sesquiterpenes.
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Author: R.H. Thomson

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9780751400144

Category: Science

Page: 453

View: 5232

This book reviews in a concise and manageable way the progress in all key areas of natural products chemistry since 1984. The most significant advances are highlighted over a wide field of chemistry, structure, synthesis and biosynthesis. This book provides a unique and superb entry into the vast literature on the subject.
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Author: N.A

Publisher: Academic Press

ISBN: 9780080865744

Category: Science

Page: 590

View: 5994

Chemistry and Biology is a celebration of the outstanding contributions to the field by Professor R.H.F. Manske, who founded the series in 1950. This special volume demonstrates the dramatic changes in alkaloidchemistry since then. It also offers a unique overview of recent developments in major areas of alkaloid chemistry and biology and looks at how these areas will develop in the future. These fourteen contributions are written by many of the leading alkaloid chemists in the world, and thus comprise a unique view of alkaloids and their contributions to the health and well-being of humankind. Indispensable reference work written by leading experts in the field Provides up-to-date, timely reviews on compounds and classes of great interest Covers synthesis, biosynthesis, biology, as well as isolation and structure elucidation An essential research tool for anyone working with alkaloids from a chemical or biological perspective
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Author: Lars Bohlin,Jan G. Bruhn

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9780792354802

Category: Medical

Page: 201

View: 3376

This volume contains the proceedings from the Phytochemical Society of Europe's symposium on this topic, held August 24-27, 1997, in Uppsala, Sweden.
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Author: Geoffrey A. Cordell

Publisher: Gulf Professional Publishing

ISBN: 9780124695580

Category: Medical

Page: 368

View: 6770

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 the rapidly expanding field of the chemotaxonomy, structure elucidation, synthesis, biosynthesis, and biology of all classes of alkaloids from higher and lower plants, marine organisms, and various terrestrial animals. Each volume provides, through its distinguished authors, up-to-date and detailed coverage of particular classes or sources of alkaloids. This, the 58th volume in the series presents two quite different aspects of alkaloids. The first of the two chapters reviews the substantial progress made on the biotransformations of various classes of alkaloids and examines the enzymes systems involved in this process. Such studies are proving very important in the consideration of how alkaloids can be used in the future as medicinal or biological agents. The second chapter presents a comprehensive review of the known polyamine alkaloids based on their biogenesis and additionally provides overviews of their detailed structural analysis, their synthesis, biosynthesis and biology. * The 58th volume in this series of essential reference works * Written by leading experts in the field * An essential research tool for anyone working with alkaloids in chemistry or biology
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Chemistry and Biology

Author: N.A

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 9780080521497

Category: Science

Page: 414

View: 3189

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. 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 the leading authors in the respective fields Broader coverage than before on the biological aspects
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Author: Karl Esser,Ulrich Lüttge,Wolfram Beyschlag,Jin Murata

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9783540407218

Category: Science

Page: 628

View: 2854

With one volume each year, this series keeps scientists and advanced students informed of the latest developments and results in all areas of the plant sciences. The present volume includes reviews on genetics, cell biology, physiology, comparative morphology, systematics, ecology, and vegetation science.
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Author: James B. McClintock,Bill J. Baker

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9781420036602

Category: Science

Page: 624

View: 7369

The interdisciplinary field of marine chemical ecology is an expanding and dynamic science. It is no surprise that the breadth of marine organisms studied expanded in concert with developments in underwater technology. With its up-to-date subject reviews by experts, Marine Chemical Ecology is the most current, comprehensive book on the subject. The book provides cellular, physiological, organismal, evolutionary, and applied perspectives creating a high-resolution snapshot of the field at the start of the 21st century. The introductory section provides a broad phylogenic overview of marine organic chemistry. With its emphasis on evolutionary, ecological, and biosynthetic considerations, it sets a foundation for the chapters that follow. The second section takes an organismal approach to understanding the role of secondary metabolites in mediating trophic interrelationships. Section three reviews cellular and physiological aspects of marine chemical ecology. The final section discusses practical applications. Fully detailed with figures, tables, and chemical structural diagrams, the book's coverage spans aspects of marine ecology from molecular to community levels, bridging diverse disciplines. Written by an international panel, Marine Chemical Ecology provides a conceptual synthesis and overview of the discipline. You get an integrated perspective of the current state of the field, and its future.
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Bioactive Natural Products

Author: N.A

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 9780444636027

Category: Science

Page: 470

View: 9110

Studies in Natural Products Chemistry, Volume 48, provides the latest on the use of natural products from the plant and animal kingdom and the ways in which they can offer a huge diversity of chemical structures, which are the result of biosynthetic processes that have been modulated over the millennia through genetic effects. With the rapid developments in spectroscopic techniques and accompanying advances in high-throughput screening techniques, it has become possible to isolate and then rapidly determine the structures and biological activity of natural products, thus opening up exciting opportunities in the field of new drug development. The series covers all aspects of the science, along with the synthesis, testing, and recording of the medicinal properties of natural products. With articles written by leading authorities in their respective fields of research, the book presents current frontiers and future guidelines for research based on important discoveries made in the field of bioactive natural products. It is a valuable resource for all those working in natural product and medicinal chemistry. Provides the latest on the use of natural products from the plant and animal kingdom and the ways in which they can offer a huge diversity of chemical structures Focuses on the chemistry of bioactive natural products and their exciting new applications in the pharmaceutical industry Presents current frontiers and future guidelines for research based on important discoveries made in the field of bioactive natural products Contains contributions by leading authorities in the field
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Bioactive Natural Products

Author: Atta-ur-Rahman

Publisher: Elsevier Science

ISBN: 9780444514158

Category: Science

Page: 812

View: 4304

Studies in Natural Products Chemistry: Bioactive Natural Products (Part I) contains 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. Volume 28 is part of a great family of useful reference books Illustrates the types of critical discoveries that emerge from the interface of chemistry and biology Contributions are from well-respected authors
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Bioactive Natural Products

Author: Atta-ur-Rahman

Publisher: Elsevier Science

ISBN: 9780444514158

Category: Science

Page: 812

View: 5219

Studies in Natural Products Chemistry: Bioactive Natural Products (Part I) contains 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. Volume 28 is part of a great family of useful reference books Illustrates the types of critical discoveries that emerge from the interface of chemistry and biology Contributions are from well-respected authors
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