Alkaloids: A Treasury of Poisons and Medicines

October 30, 2020
Alkaloids: A Treasury of Poisons and Medicines

Alkaloids are a large group of structurally complex naturalproducts displaying a wide range of biological activities. Thepurpose of Alkaloids: A Treasury of Poisons and Medicinesis to classify, for the first time, the alkaloids isolated from thenatural sources until now. The book classifies all of the alkaloidsby their biosynthetic origins. Of interest to the organic chemistryand medicinal chemistry communities involved in drug discovery anddevelopment, this book describes many alkaloids isolated from themedicinal plants, including those used in Japanese Kampomedicine.• Classifies and lists alkaloids from natural sources• Occurrence and biosynthetic pathways of alkaloids• Indicates key uses and bioactivity of alkaloids