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Oxford Chemistry Primers #20: Chemical Aspects of Biosynthesis

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Publisher Comments:

This concise text provides the perfect introduction to the chemistry involved in the biosynthesis of natural products. It straightforwardly explains the connections between primary and secondary metabolites, outlines the chemistry mediated by major enzyme cofactors, and describes methods for the elucidation of biosynthetic pathways. The different classes of secondary metabolites are detailed with an emphasis on the pharmacology and toxicology of the various compounds. The book concludes with an examination of the ecological significance of a wide variety of natural products. Undergraduates in organic chemistry and bio-organic chemistry courses will appreciate the readability and cogency of this much-needed text.

Synopsis:

This introductory text describes and explains the chemistry involved in the biosynthesis of secondary metabolites. The book emphasizes the pharmacological and toxicological significance of the compounds, and the final chapter reviews their ecological role. Suggestions for further reading are provided.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. [88]-89) and index.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction

2. Fatty acids and derivatives

3. Polyketides

4. Terpenoids and steroids: the isoprenoids

5. The shikimic acid pathway: biosynthesis of phenols, lignans, flavonoids, etc.

6. Alkaloids

7. Ecological chemistry

References and further reading

Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780198556763
Author:
Mann, John
Author:
Mann, J.
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Location:
Oxford ;
Subject:
Chemistry - Organic
Subject:
Biochemistry
Subject:
Metabolism, Secondary
Subject:
Biosynthesis
Subject:
Life Sciences - Biochemistry
Subject:
Chemistry | Biological Chemistry | Biochemistry
Subject:
Chemistry-Biochemistry
Series:
Oxford chemistry primers ;
Series Volume:
17
Publication Date:
19950131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
93 illus.
Pages:
96
Dimensions:
9.67x7.44x.30 in. .40 lbs.

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