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Terpenes: Flavors, Fragrances, Pharmaca, Pheromones

Terpenes: Flavors, Fragrances, Pharmaca, Pheromones

Eberhard Breitmaier

ISBN: 978-3-527-31786-8

Sep 2006

223 pages

In Stock

$100.95

Description

This concise overview of terpenes and their applications covers the structure, natural sources, biological and pharmacological effects, as well as selected total syntheses of the compound. This book includes a chapter on structure determination, as well as added information on biogenesis, polycyclic terpenes, gingkoloids and neo-hopanes.
This title is an ideal introductory book for anybody starting work in this field.
Terpenes -
Importance, structural basics, biosynthesis

Hemiterpenes
Monoterpenes
Sesquiterpenes
Diterpenes
Sesterterpenes
Triterpenes
Tetraterpenes
Polyterpenes

biological, and pharmacological properties

selected syntheses of terpenes

isolation and structure determination
""...the book contains a wealth of information and it fulfils its purpose of providing an interesting and broad introduction to the terpenes.""
Chemistry World