As the flaws of purely synthetic approaches to biochemical discovery and development are becoming more obvious, a resurgence of interest in the chemistry of natural products as sources for new compounds is occurring. An exclusive approach to natural products chemistry, Botanical Miracles: Chemistry of Plants That Changed the World (PDF) relates applications of plant extracts to the historical progress of civilization. It emphasizes selected plants from around the world, linking their stories and properties to the development of modern geniuses such as medicinal compounds, beverages, nutrition products, perfumes, and organic pigments. Every chapter describes a particular group of plant extracts from numerous perspectives, including their chemistry, interest, and value to man and historical background. The ends of the chapters present challenging questions.
Introducing plants that are developing into more prominent roles in human life and addressing present challenges, Botanical Miracles delivers a fascinating point of entry to the chemistry of important natural products. It explores plants and their extracts through the significant functional groups, building blocks, and concepts of organic chemistry. This ebook provides, in a single source, information and learning opportunities of value to an extensive range of individuals included in the fields of chemistry, nutrition, medicine, or cosmetics whether they be educators, students, researchers, or those who simply wish to extend their horizons.
“Botanical Miracles: Chemistry of Plants That Changed the World beautifully makes the case for how natural products have influenced our lives, development, and culture. Drs. Deakin and Cooper have put together a fine and highly readable text, and it is with great confidence that this lovely ebook can be recommended to those who wish to further grasp the magnificent contributions of natural products and plants to our world, security, health, and comfort.”
Prof. Simon Gibbons, from the Foreword”
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