Bioactive Natural Products

Bioactive Natural Products
Author: Goutam Brahmachari
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 544
Release: 2015-03-23
ISBN 10: 3527337946
ISBN 13: 9783527337941
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Bioactive Natural Products Book Review:

Natural compounds, which have evolved their function over millions of years, are often more efficient than man-made compounds if a specific biological activity is needed, e.g. as an enzyme inhibitor or as a toxin to kill a cancer cell. This book comprising of sixteen technical chapters, highlights the chemical and biological aspects of potential natural products with an intention of unravelling their pharmaceutical applicability in modern drug discovery processes. Key features: Covers the synthesis, semi-synthesis and also biosynthesis of potentially bioactive natural products Features chemical and biological advances in naturally occurring organic compounds describing their chemical transformations, mode of actions, and structure-activity relationships 40 expert scientists from around the world report their latest findings and outline future opportunities for the development of novel and highly potent drugs based on natural products operating at the interface of chemistry and biology Forward-looking: Addresses opportunities and cutting-edge developments rather than well-documented basic knowledge, pinpoints current trends and future directions in this rapidly-evolving field Application-oriented: Throughout the book, the focus is on actual and potential applications in pharmacology and biotechnology This book is an essential resource for natural products chemists, medicinal chemists, biotechnologists, biochemists, pharmacologists, as well as the pharmaceutical and biotechnological industries.

Bioactive Natural Products

Bioactive Natural Products
Author: Goutam Brahmachari
Publsiher: World Scientific
Total Pages: 670
Release: 2012
ISBN 10: 9814335371
ISBN 13: 9789814335379
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Bioactive Natural Products Book Review:

Bioactive natural products are a rich source of novel therapeutics. Thus, the search for bioactive molecules from nature continues to play an important role in fashioning new medicinal agents. This volume, which comprises sixteen chapters written by active researchers and leading experts in natural products chemistry, brings together an overview of current discoveries in this remarkable field. It also provides information on the industrial application of natural products for medicinal purposes. This book will serve as a valuable resource for researchers to predict promising leads for developing pharmaceuticals to treat various ailments and disease manifestations.

Bioactive Natural Products Part B

Bioactive Natural Products  Part B
Author: Atta-ur-Rahman
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 826
Release: 2000-03-09
ISBN 10: 9780080542010
ISBN 13: 0080542018
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Bioactive Natural Products Part B Book Review:

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. The significance, therefore, of the Studies in Natural Product Chemistry series, edited by Professor Atta-ur-Rahman, cannot be overestimated. This volume, in accordance with previous volumes, presents us with cutting-edge contributions of great importance.

Total Synthesis of Bioactive Natural Products

Total Synthesis of Bioactive Natural Products
Author: Goutam Brahmachari
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 350
Release: 2019-04-27
ISBN 10: 0081028237
ISBN 13: 9780081028230
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Total Synthesis of Bioactive Natural Products Book Review:

Total Synthesis of Bioactive Natural Products provides step-by-step guidelines for effectively synthesizing the most promising bioactive agents from a broad range of natural products. Beginning with a concise background that outlines the benefits and challenges faced in effective synthesis, the book goes on to provide individual outlines for approximately 100 of the most promising bioactive agents. Taking a logical, user-friendly approach, the systematic name, compound class, structure, natural source, pharmaceutical potential and synthetic routes for each structure are detailed, with clear illustrations throughout, making this book an essential and practical guide for anyone working with both synthesis and natural products. Provides individual outlines for the total synthesis of approximately 100 bioactive natural molecules Outlines each step of the process in detail, with full experimental information supported by extensive schemes Includes retrosynthetic analyses, reaction sequences and stereochemically crucial steps for each molecule

Medicinal Chemistry of Bioactive Natural Products

Medicinal Chemistry of Bioactive Natural Products
Author: Xiao-Tian Liang,Wei-Shuo Fang
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 336
Release: 2006-03-17
ISBN 10: 0471739332
ISBN 13: 9780471739333
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Medicinal Chemistry of Bioactive Natural Products Book Review:

Current discoveries and research into bioactive naturalproducts Medicinal Chemistry of Bioactive Natural Products provides amuch-needed survey of bioactive natural products and theirapplications in medicinal chemistry. This comprehensive referencefeatures articles by some of the world's leading scientists in thefield on discovery, structure elucidation, and elegant syntheticstrategies--developed for natural products--with an emphasis on thestructure activity relationship of bioactive natural products. Thetopics have been carefully chosen on the basis of relevance tocurrent research and to importance as clinicially usefulagents. Rather than attempting to be a comprehensive encyclopedia ofbioactive natural products, Medicinal Chemistry of BioactiveNatural Products guides the reader to the key developments in thefield. By providing not only practical detail but a historicalperspective on the chemistry and biology of the compounds underconsideration, the book serves as a handy resource for researchersin their own work developing pharmaceuticals, and as an inspiringintroduction for young scientists to the dynamic field of bioactivenatural products research. Enhanced by examples with updated research results, the discussioncovers such topics as: * The chemistry and biology of epothilones * Vancomycin and other glycopeptide antibiotic derivates * Antitumor and other related activities of Taxol and itsanalogs * The antimalarial properties of the traditional Chinese medicine,Quinghaosu (artemisinin) * Huperzine A: A natural drug for the treatment of Alzheimer'sdisease * The medicinal chemistry of ginkgolides from Ginkgo biloba * Recent progress in Calophyllum coumarins as potent anti-HIVagents * Plant-derived anti-HIV agents and analogs * Chemical synthesis of annonaceous acetogenins and theirstructurally modified mimics

Bioactive Marine Natural Products

Bioactive Marine Natural Products
Author: Dewan S. Bhakuni,D.S. Rawat
Publsiher: Springer Science & Business Media
Total Pages: 382
Release: 2006-06-30
ISBN 10: 1402034849
ISBN 13: 9781402034848
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Bioactive Marine Natural Products Book Review:

Bioactive Marine Natural Products is the first book available that covers all aspects of bioactive marine natural products. It fills the void in the literature for bioactive marine natural products. The book covers various aspects of marine natural products and it is hoped that all the major classes of bioactive compounds are included. Different classes of marine organisms and the separation and isolation techniques are discussed. The chemistry and biology of marine toxins, peptides, alkaloids, nucleosides and prostanoids are discussed in detail. Biological, toxicological and clinical evaluations are also dealt with to ensure that the book may be adopted at any stage by any practicing organic chemist or biologist, working in academia or in R and D divisions of pharmaceutical companies. Each chapter in the book includes an abstract to highlight the major points discussed in the text and concluding remarks are given. References to books, monographs, review articles and original papers are provided at the end of each chapter.

Bioactive Compounds from Natural Sources Second Edition

Bioactive Compounds from Natural Sources  Second Edition
Author: Corrado Tringali
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 648
Release: 2011-09-27
ISBN 10: 1439822298
ISBN 13: 9781439822296
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Bioactive Compounds from Natural Sources Second Edition Book Review:

The first edition of Bioactive Compounds from Natural Sources was published in a period of renewed attention to biologically active compounds of natural origin. This trend has continued and intensified—natural products are again under the spotlight, in particular for their possible pharmacological applications. Largely focusing on natural products as lead compounds in drug discovery, Bioactive Compounds from Natural Sources, Second Edition: Natural Products as Lead Compounds in Drug Discovery is actually a completely new volume containing surveys of selected recent advances in an interdisciplinary area covering chemistry of natural products, medicinal chemistry, biochemistry, and other related topics. Written by some of the most reputed scientists in the field, this second edition includes new chapters from authors who contributed to the first edition as well as many chapters compiled by new authors. Introducing the reader to strategies and methods in the search for bioactive natural products, this book covers topics including: Natural sources of bioactive compounds such as aquatic cyanobacteria, filamentous fungi, and tropical plants, The tremendous potentiality of metabolic engineering of natural products biosynthesis The contribution of emerging or developing technologies to the study of bioactive natural compounds, namely computational methods and circular dichroism The potential of natural or natural-derived compounds for specific therapeutic applications: treatment of viral diseases, regulation of hypoxia-inducible factor, antimalarials, modulation of angiogenesis, and antitumor and wound-healing activity Selected examples of natural product families and related synthetic analogues, namely polyphenols and campthotecins Compiled for researchers and Ph.D. students working in interdisciplinary fields, this book will also be appreciated by readers without a background in chemistry interested in bioactive natural products, their biological and pharmacological properties, and their possible use as chemopreventive or chemotherapeutic agents. Conversely, the biological and pharmacological data and methods are accessible by chemists.

Studies in Natural Products Chemistry

Studies in Natural Products Chemistry
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 540
Release: 2018-11-29
ISBN 10: 0444641823
ISBN 13: 9780444641823
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Studies in Natural Products Chemistry Book Review:

Studies in Natural Products Chemistry, Volume 60 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. With the rapid developments in spectroscopic techniques and accompanying advances in high-throughput screening techniques, it has become possible to rapidly isolate and determine the structures and biological activity of natural products, thus opening up exciting opportunities in the field of new drug development in the pharmaceutical industry. Focuses on the chemistry of bioactive natural products Contains contributions by leading authorities in the field Presents sources of new pharmacophores

Qualitative and Quantitative Analysis of Bioactive Natural Products 2018

Qualitative and Quantitative Analysis of Bioactive Natural Products 2018
Author: Maria Carla Marcotullio
Publsiher: MDPI
Total Pages: 374
Release: 2019-04-04
ISBN 10: 3038977888
ISBN 13: 9783038977889
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Qualitative and Quantitative Analysis of Bioactive Natural Products 2018 Book Review:

Throughout most of history, medicinal plants and their active metabolites have represented a valuable source of compounds used to prevent and to cure several diseases. Interest in natural compounds is still high as they represent a source of novel biologically/pharmacologically active compounds. Due to their high structural diversity and complexity, they are interesting structural scaffolds that can offer promising candidates for the study of new drugs, functional foods, and food additives. Plant extracts are a highly complex mixture of compounds and qualitative and quantitative analyses are necessary to ensure their quality. Furthermore, greener methods of extraction and analysis are needed today. This book is based on articles submitted for publication in the Special Issue entitled “Qualitative and Quantitative Analysis of Bioactive Natural Products” that collected original research and reviews on these topics.

Bioactive Natural Products Detection Isolation and Structural Determination

Bioactive Natural Products Detection  Isolation  and Structural Determination
Author: Steven M. Colegate,Russell J. Molyneux
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 544
Release: 1993-09-29
ISBN 10: 9780849343728
ISBN 13: 0849343720
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Bioactive Natural Products Detection Isolation and Structural Determination Book Review:

Bioactive Natural Products covers all the aspects of bioactive natural product research from ethnobotanical investigations to modern, technologically assisted isolation and structural determination of active compounds. An internationally selected group of experts share their knowledge of a wide range of bioactivities and chemical compound classes. Topics in the chapters describing the modern application of detection, isolation, and structural determination techniques are strongly supported by chapters detailing and reviewing research involving various classes of bioactivity. Research areas include the immunomodulatory, antiviral, cytotoxic, anti-inflammatory, and insect behavior classes of bioactivity. Extensive referencing throughout the text is helpful to those readers not familiar with this subject and serves as a critical review for more experienced researchers. The book is also excellent for upper division or post-graduate courses.

Bioactive Natural Products for the Management of Cancer from Bench to Bedside

Bioactive Natural Products for the Management of Cancer  from Bench to Bedside
Author: Anil K. Sharma
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 218
Release: 2019-07-17
ISBN 10: 9811376077
ISBN 13: 9789811376078
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Bioactive Natural Products for the Management of Cancer from Bench to Bedside Book Review:

This book illustrates the importance of the Natural Biometabolites, which offer a rich reservoir of candidate compounds for drug discovery in the battle against cancer. Recent research and development efforts concerning anti-cancer drugs derived from natural products have led to the identification of numerous candidate molecules that inhibit cancer cell proliferation and metastasis using a variety of mechanisms. Given its scope, the book offers a valuable resource for cancer biologists and general oncologists alike, while also benefitting research professionals in Science, Nursing, Medicine, Biochemistry, Genetics and Bioscience who wish to understand the fundamentals of prognosis and prediction in tumorigenesis. Moreover, the book provides an essential platform for understanding drug resistance mechanisms and combatting the growing menace of multidrug resistance.

Studies in Natural Products Chemistry

Studies in Natural Products Chemistry
Author: Atta-ur-Rahman
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 812
Release: 2003-07-08
ISBN 10: 9780080542058
ISBN 13: 0080542050
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Studies in Natural Products Chemistry Book Review:

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

Natural Bioactive Compounds

Natural Bioactive Compounds
Author: Rajeshwar P. Sinha,h.c. Donat-P. Häder
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 502
Release: 2020-10-15
ISBN 10: 0128206594
ISBN 13: 9780128206591
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Natural Bioactive Compounds Book Review:

Natural Bioactive Compounds: Technological Advancements deals with the latest breakthroughs in the field of screening, characterization and novel applications of natural bioactive compounds from diverse group of organisms ranging from bacteria, viruses, cyanobacteria, algae, fungi, bryophytes, higher plants, sponges, corals and fishes. Written by some of the most reputed scientists in the field, this book introduces the reader to strategies and methods in the search for bioactive natural products. It is an essential read for researchers and students interested in bioactive natural products, their biological and pharmacological properties, their possible use as chemopreventive or chemotherapeutic agents, and other future potential applications. Explores natural sources of bioactive compounds, including cyanobacteria, bacteria, viruses, fungi and higher plants Discusses the potential applications of biological products, such as their use in medicine (antibiotics, cancer research, immunology), as food additives, supplements and technological substances Analyzes the contributions of emerging or developing technologies for the study of bioactive natural compounds (characterization and purification)

Pharmaceutical and Bioactive Natural Products

Pharmaceutical and Bioactive Natural Products
Author: David H. Attaway,Oskar R. Zaborsky
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 500
Release: 2013-05-30
ISBN 10: 9781489923936
ISBN 13: 1489923934
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Pharmaceutical and Bioactive Natural Products Book Review:

Biotechnology may be defined as the application of scientific and engineering principles to the processing of materials by biological agents to provide goods and services (Bullet al. , 1982, p. 21) or as any technique that uses living organisms (or parts of organisms) to make or modify products, to improve plants or animals, or to develop microorganisms for specific use (OTC, 1988). In line with these broad definitions we can consider marine biotechnology as the use of marine organisms or their constituents for useful purposes in a controlled fashion. This series will explore a range of scientific advances in support of marine biotechnology. It will provide information on advances in three categories: (1) basic knowledge, (2) ap plied research and development, and (3) commercial and institutional issues. We hope the presentation of the topics will generate interest and interaction among readers in the academic world, government, and industry. This first volume examines chemical and biological properties of some natural products that are useful or potentially useful in research and in the chemical and pharmaceutical industries. One chapter describes a system for producing such substances on a large scale. Biotechnology incorporates molecular biology in order to go beyond tradi tional biochemical technology such as the production of antibiotic drugs from bacterial cultures in bioreactors. Development of the technology for production of antibiotics in this way resulted from fundamental advances in chemistry, phar macology, microbiology, and biochemical engineering.

Bioactive Natural Products

Bioactive Natural Products
Author: Steven M. Colegate,Russell J. Molyneux
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 624
Release: 2007-12-14
ISBN 10: 1420006886
ISBN 13: 9781420006889
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Bioactive Natural Products Book Review:

Bioactive natural products are proving to be a rich source of novel therapeutics to both protect against and combat diseases, as well as serve as lead compounds in crop protection. Following the successful format of the first edition, this volume brings together collective research from many new contributors and emphasizes the rationale behind the

Neuroprotective Natural Products

Neuroprotective Natural Products
Author: Goutam Brahmachari
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 376
Release: 2017-04-24
ISBN 10: 3527341862
ISBN 13: 9783527341863
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Neuroprotective Natural Products Book Review:

Focusing on the molecular mechanisms of powerful naturally occurring agents and their implication for drug discovery, this timely book presents an overview of the most recent research advances in the field of bioactive natural products and natural drug formulations to combat today's destructive diseases. To this extent, the authors discuss the most severe neurological disorders in our modern civilization, such as Alzheimer's, Parkinson's and Huntington's disease, as well as ischemic brain stroke and depression. The emerging diversity of active compounds is covered in detail, including flavonoids, cannabinoids and oleanolic acid, while experts in the field explain the chemistry, mode of action and clinical aspects of novel neuroprotective natural products. In each case, the benefits of treatments using natural products are addressed from the perspective of modern as well as traditional medicine. With its multidisciplinary viewpoint, this is the ideal companion for medicinal and natural products chemists as well as neuroscientists, biochemists, pharmacologists, neurobiologists, and phytotherapists.

Chemistry and Pharmacology of Naturally Occurring Bioactive Compounds

Chemistry and Pharmacology of Naturally Occurring Bioactive Compounds
Author: Goutam Brahmachari
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 584
Release: 2013-02-20
ISBN 10: 1439891672
ISBN 13: 9781439891674
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Chemistry and Pharmacology of Naturally Occurring Bioactive Compounds Book Review:

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.

Environmental and Microbial Relationships

Environmental and Microbial Relationships
Author: Christian P. Kubicek,Irina S. Druzhinina
Publsiher: Springer Science & Business Media
Total Pages: 350
Release: 2007-09-20
ISBN 10: 3540718400
ISBN 13: 9783540718406
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Environmental and Microbial Relationships Book Review:

This volume provides insight into current research on fungal populations and communities. It focuses on fungal responses to the physical environment, interactions with other fungi, microorganisms and invertebrates, the role of fungi in ecosystem processes such as decomposition and nutrient cycling, and aspects of biogeography and conservation. The second edition has been completely updated and revised to accommodate the introduction of molecular methods, and the flood of new findings since then.

Studies in Natural Products Chemistry

Studies in Natural Products Chemistry
Author: Atta-ur Rahman
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 576
Release: 2019-11-14
ISBN 10: 0128179023
ISBN 13: 9780128179024
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Studies in Natural Products Chemistry Book Review:

Studies in Natural Products Chemistry, Volume 63, covers the rapid developments in spectroscopic techniques and accompanying advances in high-throughput screening techniques that have made it possible to rapidly isolate and determine the structures and biological activity of natural products. The book highlights these new and exciting opportunities in the field of new drug development to the pharmaceutical industry. As natural products in the plant and animal kingdom offer a huge diversity of chemical structures that are the result of biosynthetic processes that have been modulated over the millennia through genetic effects, this book is an ideal resource on the material presented. Focuses on the chemistry of bioactive natural products Contains contributions by leading authorities in the field Presents sources of new pharmacophores

Green Chemistry

Green Chemistry
Author: Hosam El-Din M. Saleh,Martin Koller
Publsiher: BoD – Books on Demand
Total Pages: 190
Release: 2018-02-28
ISBN 10: 9535138472
ISBN 13: 9789535138471
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Green Chemistry Book Review:

To an increasing extent, "green chemistry" is a new chemical and engineering approach of chemistry and engineering, dedicated to make manufacturing processes and our world as a whole more sustainable world with a growing tendency. "Green chemistry" approaches are based on ecofriendly technologies, aiming to reduce or eliminate the use of solvents, or render them efficient and safer. Moreover, this scientific field is devoted to reduction or elimination of prevailing environmental and health threats, which typically accompany chemical products and traditional processes. The present book "Green Chemistry" contains 9 selected chapters, starting with a general introductory chapter on "green chemistry," and covers many recent applications and developments based on the principles of "green chemistry." This book is considered the appropriate way to communicate the advances in green materials and their applications to the scientific community. Chemists, scientists and researchers from related areas, and undergraduates involved in environmental issues and interested in approaches to improve the quality of life could find an inspiring and effective guide by reading this book.