Chapter 1. Introduction—Biofunctional Molecules and Organic Synthesis
Published Online: 13 AUG 2010
Copyright © 2010 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd
Chemical Synthesis of Hormones, Pheromones and Other Bioregulators
How to Cite
Mori, K. (2010) Introduction—Biofunctional Molecules and Organic Synthesis, in Chemical Synthesis of Hormones, Pheromones and Other Bioregulators, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470669228.ch1
- Published Online: 13 AUG 2010
- Published Print: 13 AUG 2010
Print ISBN: 9780470697245
Online ISBN: 9780470669228
- biofunctional molecules and organic synthesis;
- synthetic organic chemistry - tools to solve problems in biology;
- organic synthesis and studies of biofunctional molecules;
- biofunctional molecules, compounds controlling organisms - in differentiation, growth, metamorphosis, homeostasis, aggregation and reproduction;
- biofunctional molecules and developmental stages of studies;
- microanalytical techniques and efficient separation methods - determining structure of biofunctional molecule;
- synthesis tool, determining - structures of biofunctional molecules;
- organic synthesis, method of choice for large-scale production alongwith with biotransformation and fermentation;
- knowledge in synthetic reactions and techniques in organic experiments and purification methods;
- useful analytical methods - chromatographic methods, gas chromatography (GC) and high-performance liquid chromatography (HPLC)
This chapter contains sections titled:
What are biofunctional molecules?
Developmental stages of studies on biofunctional molecules
Small amounts of the samples are now sufficient for the elucidation of the structures of biofunctional molecules
Why must biofunctional molecules be synthesized?
How can we synthesize biofunctional molecules?
What kind of knowledge and techniques are necessary to synthesize biofunctional molecules?