The Alkaloids: Chemistry and Biology

The Alkaloids

Chemistry and Biology

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ISBN10: 0124695515 ISBN13: 9780124695511 Publisher: Academic Pr Published: Mar 10 1998 Pages: 439 Weight: 1.75lbs. Height: 9.75" Width: 6.50" Depth: 1.25" Language: English

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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. Key Features * Unique contributions from twenty of the world's leading alkaloid chemists * Critical reviews of the major progress in alkaloid chemistry * Considered commentary on the future of alkaloid chemistry * State-of-the-art insight into the role of alkaloids in the health sciences, biotechnology, and the elucidation of fundamental biological processes

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