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Pyrrolizidine alkaloids: occurrence, biology, and chemical synthesis

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Covering: 2013 up to the end of 2015

This review covers the isolation and structure of new pyrrolizidines; pyrrolizidine biosynthesis; biological activity, including the occurrence of pyrrolizidines as toxic components or contaminants in foods and beverages; and formal and total syntheses of naturally-occurring pyrrolizidine alkaloids and closely related non-natural analogues.

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Submitted
08 Jul 2015
First published
26 Oct 2016

Nat. Prod. Rep., 2017,34, 62-89
Article type
Review Article
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Pyrrolizidine alkaloids: occurrence, biology, and chemical synthesis

J. Robertson and K. Stevens, Nat. Prod. Rep., 2017, 34, 62
DOI: 10.1039/C5NP00076A

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