Natural Products : Their Chemistry and Biological Significance, Paperback

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
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  • Category: Organic chemistry
  • ISBN: 9780582060098



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