Natural Products : Their Chemistry and Biological Significance Paperback
This highly informative text explores the structure, chemistry, biosynthesis and interaction of natural organic compounds, and their synthesis in the laboratory.
The result is a fascinating insight into the underlying chemistry of life processes.
The book also identifies the possible roles of natural products such as toxins, psychomimetics and pharmaceuticals.
Each chapter is devoted to a particular class of compound and provides a broad coverage by focusing on both primary and secondary metabolite.
Natural Products takes a chemical viewpoint but biological interrelationships are also discussed.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 470 pages, black & white illustrations
- Publisher: Pearson Education Limited
- Publication Date: 13/06/1994
- Category: Organic chemistry
- ISBN: 9780582060098