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Alkaloids - secrets of life : alkaloid chemistry, biological significance, applications and ecological role / Tadeusz Aniszewski.

Tadeusz Aniszewski

[Place of publication not identified] : Elsevier Science, 2007.

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  • Title:
    Alkaloids - secrets of life : alkaloid chemistry, biological significance, applications and ecological role / Tadeusz Aniszewski.
  • Author: Tadeusz Aniszewski
  • Subjects: Alkaloids;
    Dewey: 547.7
  • Rights: Terms governing use: Copyright.
    Access restrictions: NON_PRINT_LEGAL_DEPOSIT
  • Publication Details: [Place of publication not identified] : Elsevier Science, 2007.
  • Language: English
  • Description: Contents: Chapter 1. Definition, Typology and Occurrence
    of Alkaloids

    1. Definition
    2. Occurrence in nature



    Chapter 2. Alkaloid Chemistry
    1. Alkaloids as secondary metabolism molecules
    2. Synthesis and metabolism



    Chapter 3. Biological Significance of Alkaloids
    1. Alkaloids in biology
    2. Bioactivity
    3. Biotoxicity
    4. Narcotics
    5. Alkaloids in the immune system
    6. Genetic approach to alkaloids
    7. Alkaloids in the evolution of organisms


    Chapter 4. Applications
    1. Medicinal applications
    2. Alkaloids as drugs
    3. Agricultural applications
    4. Biotechnology


    Chapter 5. Ecological Role of Alkaloids
    1. Animal sequestration of alkaloids
    2. Sexual behaviour
    3. Feeding atractance and deterrence
    4. A case study: Alkaloids and plant population changes

  • Identifier: ISBN 9780080475332 (EPUB); ISBN 0080475337 (EPUB); BNB GBB6H8791; System number: 017701198
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (334 pages).
  • Shelfmark(s): General Reference Collection DRT ELD.DS.45677
  • UIN: BLL01017701198

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