Proceedings of the Symposium on Bioactive Compounds from Plants, held in collaboration with the Chulabhorn Research Institute at the Royal Orchid Sheraton Hotel, Bangkok, Thailand, Feb. 20-22, 1990
Editors: Derek Chadwick and Joan Marsh
"A Wiley-Interscience publication."
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
The role of ethnopharmacology in drug development / Norman R. Farnsworth -- Ethnobotany and the identification of therapeutic agents from the rainforest / Michael J. Balick -- Ethnopharmacology and the search for new drugs / Paul Alan Cox -- Some problems in the structural elucidation of fungal metabolites / W. Steglich, B. Steffan, T. Eizenhöfer, B. Fugmann, R. Herrmann, J.-D. Klamann -- Naturally occurring cyclohexene epoxides revisited / Chulabhorn Mahidol -- Synthesis of antifeedants for insects : novel behaviour-modifying chemicals from plants / Steven V. Ley -- Chemical synthesis of bioactive polyamines from solanaceous plants / Adul Thiengchanya, Charoen Eung, Nongluk Tanikkul, Kan Chantrapromma -- Plagiarizing plants : amino sugars as a class of glycosidase inhibitors / George W.J. Fleet, Linda E. Fellows, Bryan Winchester -- Role of secondary metabolites in chemical defence mechanisms in plants / J.B. Harborne -- Phytoalexins as part of induced defence reactions in plants : their elicitation, function and metabolism / W. Barz, W. Bless, G. Börger-Papendorf, W. Gunia, U. Mackenbrock, D. Meier, Ch. Otto, E. Süper -- An economic and technical assessment of the use of plant cell cultures for natural product synthesis on an industrial scale / M.W. Fowler, R.C. Cresswell, A.M. Stafford -- Opportunities for bioactive compounds in transgenic plants / Timothy C. Hall, Mauricio M. Bustos, Janice L. Anthony, Li Jun Yang, Claire Domoney, Roderick Casey -- Gene transfer methods for plants and cell cultures / Ingo Potrykus -- Compounds from plants that regulate or participate in disease resistance / Joseph Kuć