Chemistry and Pharmacology of Naturally Occurring Bioactive Compounds

Goutam Brahmachari

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February 20, 2013 by CRC Press
Reference - 584 Pages - 662 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781439891674 - CAT# K14122

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Features

  • Focuses on recent achievements in bioactive natural compounds and their structure-activity relationships
  • Presents the chemistry and pharmaceutical potential of natural products in modern drug discovery processes
  • Features chemical advances in naturally occurring organic compounds
  • Presents the synthesis and semi-synthesis of potentially bioactive natural products
  • Includes spectral and X-ray properties of featured natural products
  • Covers plant tissue cultures and fermentation improvement processes yielding natural products for industry

Summary

Natural products play crucial roles in modern drug development, and constitute a prolific source of novel lead compounds or pharmacophores for ongoing drug discovery programs. Chemistry and Pharmacology of Naturally Occurring Bioactive Compounds presents cutting-edge research in the chemistry of bioactive natural products and demonstrates how natural product research continues to make significant contributions in the discovery and development of new medicinal entities.

In 21 chapters, this book highlights chemistry and pharmaceutical potential of natural products in modern drug discovery processes, and covers the synthesis and semi-synthesis of potentially bioactive natural products. Written for phytochemists, synthetic chemists, combinatorial chemists, as well as other practitioners and students in related fields, the book features chemical advances in naturally occurring organic compounds and describes their chemical transformations and structure–activity relationships.