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Natural Products: Isolation, Structure Elucidation, History
Dieter Sicker, Klaus-Peter Zeller, Hans Ullrich Siehl, Stefan Berger
Softcover, 450 Seiten, 2018, Wiley-VCH
ISBN 978-3-527-34194-8

Contents

Preface

Chapter 1. Alkaloids
1.1 Pseudopelletierine - from the root-bark of the pomegranate tree
1.2 Colchicine - from the seeds of the autumn crocus
1.3 Capsaicin - from Kenyan "African Bird’s Eye Chilies"

Chapter 2. Coloured Compounds
2.1 Thymoquinone - from the oil of the seeds of black caraway
2.2 Berberine Chloride - from the bark of the common barberry
2.3 Carminic acid - from dried cochineal
2.4 Safflomin A - from flowers of the safflower
2.5 Chlorophyll a from deep frozen spinach leaves

Chapter 3. Carbohydrates and glycosides
3.1 Raffinose - from the seeds of blue lupins
3.2 Fraxin -  from the shredded bark of the ash tree
3.3 Stevioside - from the dried leaves of Stevia rebaudiana

Chapter 4. Terpenoids
4.1 Linalool - from Brazilian rosewood oil
4.2 Camphor -  from camphor tree oil
4.3 Cantharidin - from Spanish fly Lytta vesicatoria
4.4 Artemisinin - from the dried leaves of the annual mugwort
4.5 Diosgenin - from an extract of the roots of Mexican yams
4.6 Friedelin  - from cork from the bark of the cork-oak
4.7 Boswellic acid - from frankincense, the resin of the Arabian olibanum tree

Chapter 5. Aromatic Compounds
5.1 Sinensetin - from cold-pressed orange oil
5.2 Rosmarinic acid - from the dried leaves of lemon balm

Chapter 6. Quantum Chemical Calculation

Appendix

  • Spectroscopic Experiments
  • External Photographic Credits
  • Text Credits
  • Chemical Substance Index
  • General Subject Index
  • Name index