1998

Alkaloids

Biochemistry, Ecology, and Medicinal Applications

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ISBN: 978-1-4419-3263-1 (Print) 978-1-4757-2905-4 (Online)

Table of contents (18 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xxi

  2. Introduction

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      Pages 1-7

      Introduction

  3. Historical and Cultural Perspectives

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 9-9

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      Pages 11-44

      A Short History of Alkaloids

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 45-84

      Alkaloids in Arrow Poisons

  4. Biochemistry

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 85-85

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      Pages 87-107

      Chemical Taxonomy of Alkaloids

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      Pages 109-146

      Enzymology of Alkaloid Biosynthesis

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      Pages 147-157

      Genes in Alkaloid Metabolism

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      Pages 159-197

      Production of Alkaloids in Plant Cell Culture

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      Pages 199-218

      The Biosynthesis of Alkaloids in Root Cultures

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      Pages 219-238

      Induction of Alkaloid Biosynthesis and Accumulation in Plants and in Vitro Cultures in Response to Elicitation

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      Pages 239-262

      Compartmentation of Alkaloid Synthesis, Transport, and Storage

  5. Ecology

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 263-263

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      Pages 265-300

      Chemical Ecology of Alkaloids

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      Pages 301-326

      Modes of Action of Alkaloids

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      Pages 327-336

      Plant Parasites

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      Pages 337-347

      Allelopathy in Plants

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 349-378

      Alkaloids in Animals

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 379-394

      Ecological Significance of Alkaloids from Marine Invertebrates

  6. Alkaloids in Medicine

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 395-395

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 397-433

      Antimicrobially Active Alkaloids

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 435-459

      Utilization of Alkaloids in Modern Medicine

  7. Back Matter

    Pages 461-486