Chemistry and Pharmacology of Naturally Occurring Bioactive Compounds: 1st Edition (e-Book) book cover

Chemistry and Pharmacology of Naturally Occurring Bioactive Compounds

1st Edition

Edited by Goutam Brahmachari

CRC Press

584 pages

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Description

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 natur

Table of Contents

Chemistry and Pharmacology of Naturally Occurring Bioactive Compounds. Impact of Solid-Supported Cyclization-Elimination Strategies toward the Development of Natural Product Inspired Molecules in Drug Discovery Research. Synthesis and Biological Studies of Novel �Lactams. Applications of Isatin Chemistry in Organic Synthesis and Medicinal Chemistry. Role of Organic Carbamates in Anticancer Drug Design. Rational Design of New Molecules of Biological Significance from Phenolic Constituents of Some Tropical Plants as Renewable Materials. Synthesis and Biological Activity of Promising Azole Marine Products: Largazole and Neopeltolide. Omega-3 (-3) Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids. Structure and Biological Activity of Natural Melanin Pigments. Recent Acquisitions on Naturally Occurring Oxyprenylated Secondary Plant Metabolites. Role of Curcumin in Ameliorating Neuroinflammation and Neurodegeneration Associated with Alzheimer's Disease. Plant Metabolites. X-Ray Structural Behavior of Some Significant Bioactive Steroids and Their Chemistry in the Crystal Packing and Related Matters. Three-Dimensional Structure of Xanthones. Gambogic Acid. Neuroplasticity as a New Approach to the Pathophysiology of Depression and the Role of Antidepressants in Inhibiting Brain Stress-Induced Changes. Statins. Molecular Aspects of Fungal Bioactive Polyketides. Marine Microalgal Metabolites. Rosmarinic Acid. Enhancement of Natural Antioxidants in Plants by Biosynthetic Pathway Modulation. Plant as Biofactories of Pharmaceuticals and Nutraceuticals.

About the Editor

Goutam Brahmachari, Ph.D. is an Associate Professor within the Laboratory of Natural Products and Organic Synthesis, Department of Chemistry, at Visva-Bharati University, India.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MED071000
MEDICAL / Pharmacology
SCI013000
SCIENCE / Chemistry / General