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Indolizidine and quinolizidine alkaloids

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Covering: July 2001 to June 2002. Previous review: Nat. Prod. Rep., 2002, 19, 719

This review covers the isolation, structure determination, synthesis, chemical transformations and biological activity of indolizidine and quinolizidine alkaloids from microbial, plant and animal sources. Included in the review are slaframine; the hydroxylated indolizidines lentiginosine, swainsonine, castanospermine and their analogues; alkaloids from amphibians and marine sources; plumerinine; ipalbidine, phenanthroindolizidines and related alkaloids; lasubine-II; and lupin alkaloids. The literature from July 2001 to June 2002 is reviewed, and 142 references are cited.

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18 Jul 2003
First published
26 Aug 2003

Nat. Prod. Rep., 2003,20, 458-475
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Review Article

Indolizidine and quinolizidine alkaloids

J. P. Michael, Nat. Prod. Rep., 2003, 20, 458
DOI: 10.1039/B208137G

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