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Title:
Molecules that changed the world : a brief history of the art and science of synthesis and its impact on society
Author:
Nicolaou, K. C.
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Publication Information:
Weinheim : Wiley-VCH, [2008]

©2008
Physical Description:
xvi, 366 pages : color illustrations, portraits ; 24 x 31 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
Introduction: Atoms, molecules & synthesis -- Urea & acetic acid -- Glucose -- Aspirin® -- Camphor -- Terpineol -- Tropinone -- Haemin -- Quinine -- Morphine -- Steroids & the pill -- Strychnine -- Penicillin -- Longifolene -- Prostaglandins & leukotrienes -- Vitamin *B₁₂ -- Erythronolide B & erythromycin A -- Monensin -- Avermectin -- Amphotericin B -- Ginkgolide B -- Cyclosporin, FK506 & Rapamycin -- Calicheamicin Y₁¹ -- Palytoxin -- Taxol® -- Mevacor®, zaragozic acids & CP molecules -- Brevetoxin B -- Ecteinascidin 743 -- Epothilones -- Resiniferatoxin -- Vancomycin -- Thiostrepton -- Small molecule drugs -- Biologics.
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ISBN:
9783527309832
Format :
Book

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