Inflammation and Natural Products

Inflammation and Natural Products
Author: Sreeraj Gopi,Augustine Amalraj,Ajaikumar B Kunnumakkara,Sabu Thomas
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 435
Release: 2020-09-15
ISBN 10: 9780128192184
ISBN 13: 0128192186
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Inflammation and Natural Products Book Review:

Inflammation and Natural Products: Recent Development and Current Status brings together research in the area of the natural products and their anti-inflammatory action in medical, nutraceutical and food products, addressing specific chronic inflammatory diseases like cancer and the mechanistic aspects of the mode of action of some key natural products. Inflammation is a complicated process, driven by infection or injury or genetic changes, which results in triggering signalling cascades, activation of transcription factors, gene expression, increased levels of inflammatory enzymes, and release of various oxidants and pro-inflammatory molecules in inflammatory cells. Excessive oxidants and inflammatory mediators have a harmful effect on normal tissue, including toxicity, loss of barrier function, abnormal cell proliferation, inhibiting normal function of tissues and organs and finally leading to systemic disorders. The emerging development of natural product formulations utilizing the unique anti-inflammatory compounds such as polyphenols, polysaccharides, terpenes, fatty acids, proteins and several other bioactive components has shown notable successes. Inflammation and Natural Products: Recent Development and Current Status provides a comprehensive resource, ranging from detailed explanation on inflammation to molecular docking strategies for naturally occurring compounds with anti-inflammatory activity. It is useful for graduate students, academic and professionals in the fields of pharmaceutical and medical sciences and specialists from natural product-related industries. Increases the knowledge of anti-inflammatory activities of natural products and their mechanism of action Provides a new perspective and forward-thinking ideas to researchers, the scientific community and industry Intensifies the understanding of synergistic action of biologically active naturally occurring molecules and their biological activities against inflammation

Research Focus on Natural Products and the Body's Immune and Inflammatory Systems

Research Focus on Natural Products and the Body's Immune and Inflammatory Systems
Author: Kyoungho Suk
Publsiher: Nova Publishers
Total Pages: 313
Release: 2007
ISBN 10: 9781600217517
ISBN 13: 1600217516
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Research Focus on Natural Products and the Body's Immune and Inflammatory Systems Book Review:

The definition of 'natural' is 'produced or existing in nature.' Natural products refer to as any natural constituents, natural substances, or a group of the secondary metabolites that derive from plants, insects, marine plants and animals through their own metabolic pathways. Natural products are usually of high value and small quantity, and they have a variety of biological activities. Extensive research has been performed to understand the effects of natural products on the immune and inflammatory systems. However, the results have been published individually focusing on a particular aspect of immunity or inflammation. The readers in this field may benefit from a comprehensive review book that describes different aspects of immune/inflammatory responses together. This book provides an overview of how a variety of naturally occurring compounds may influence the body's immune and inflammatory systems with an emphasis on the actions of medicinal herbs. In this book, experts in each field present their recent data on the mechanisms by which natural products influence the immune and inflammatory responses. The experimental results that are described in this book are based on various in vitro as well as in vivo model systems. It is also discussed how such effects of natural products are related with their therapeutic applications for the treatment of immune and inflammatory diseases.

Inflammation, 4 Volume Set

Inflammation, 4 Volume Set
Author: Jean-Marc Cavaillon,Mervyn Singer
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 1830
Release: 2018-01-03
ISBN 10: 3527338993
ISBN 13: 9783527338993
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Inflammation, 4 Volume Set Book Review:

The leading reference on this topic of increasing medical relevance is unique in offering unparalleled coverage. The editors are among the most respected researchers in inflammation worldwide and here have put together a prestigious team of contributors. Starting with the molecular basis of inflammation, from cytokines via the innate immune system to the different kinds of inflammatory cells, they continue with the function of inflammation in infectious disease before devoting a large section to the relationship between inflammation and chronic diseases. The book concludes with wound and tissue healing and options for therapeutic interventions. A must have for clinicians and biomedical researchers alike.

Discovery and Development of Anti-inflammatory Agents from Natural Products

Discovery and Development of Anti-inflammatory Agents from Natural Products
Author: Goutam Brahmachari
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 332
Release: 2019-07-11
ISBN 10: 0128169931
ISBN 13: 9780128169933
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Discovery and Development of Anti-inflammatory Agents from Natural Products Book Review:

Discovery and Development of Anti-inflammatory Agents from Natural Products, the latest volume in the Natural Product Drug Discovery series, presents cutting-edge research advances in the field of bioactive natural products and natural drug formulations, with this volume focusing on molecules of natural origin and their synthetic analogues that have the potential to act against the pathogens responsible for inflammatory diseases. All aspects of each are covered, including isolations and structure elucidations, in vitro and in vivo biological activity, synthetic optimization, investigations of pharmacodynamics and kinetics, and the structure-activity relationships of anti-inflammatory natural products. Written by active researchers and leading experts, this book brings together an overview of current discoveries and trends in this field. It will be a valuable resource for researchers working to discover promising leads for the development of pharmaceuticals in the prevention and treatment of anti-inflammatory diseases. Features contributions from active researchers and leading experts working in medicinal natural products and herbal formulations Includes recent, cutting-edge advances on medicinal natural products, along with preventative therapies for different kinds of inflammation-directed diseases Offers an authoritative source of information on the industrial application of natural products for medicinal purposes

Terpenes from Natural Products with Potential Anti-Inflammatory Activity

Terpenes from Natural Products with Potential Anti-Inflammatory Activity
Author: Roberto José Serrano
Publsiher: Anonim
Total Pages: 329
Release: 2018
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: OCLC:1154241413
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Terpenes from Natural Products with Potential Anti-Inflammatory Activity Book Review:

The development and progression of many diseases is related with an inflammatory process, which could affect different organs or tissues. Currently, many drugs are used to treat inflammation. However, some of these compounds induce severe side effects. For this reason, the search of new therapeutic options for the treatment of inflammation is very desirable. Medicinal plants have been an interesting source for obtaining new active compounds, including several terpenes and terpenoids with anti-inflammatory activity. This book chapter includes 62 sesquiterpenes, 34 diterpenes, and 22 triterpenes with anti-inflammatory activity. The anti-inflammatory effect was evaluated using in vitro, in vivo, and both models. These terpenes were obtained from 44 plant species belonging to 25 botanical families. Eight of theses species belong to the Asteraceae family and four to Lamiaceae family, respectively, and the other species belong to 13 different botanical families, one sesquiterpene was obtained from a sponge and two diterpenes were isolated from corals.

Terpenes and Terpenoids

Terpenes and Terpenoids
Author: Shagufta Perveen,Areej Al-Taweel
Publsiher: BoD – Books on Demand
Total Pages: 152
Release: 2018-12-19
ISBN 10: 1789847761
ISBN 13: 9781789847765
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Terpenes and Terpenoids Book Review:

Terpenes belong to the diverse class of chemical constituents isolated from materials found in nature (plants, fungi, insects, marine organisms, plant pathogens, animals and endophytes). These metabolites have simple to complex structures derived from Isopentyl diphosphate (IPP), dimethyl allyl diphosphate (DMAPP), mevalonate and deoxyxylulose biosynthetic pathways. Terpenes play a very important role in human health and have significant biological activities (anticancer, antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, antiallergic, skin permeation enhancer, anti-diabetic, immunomodulatory, anti-insecticidal). This book gives an overview and highlights recent research in the phytochemical and biological understanding of terpenes and terpenoid and explains the most essential functions of these kinds of secondary metabolites isolated from natural sources.

Bioactive Natural Products Detection, Isolation, and Structural Determination

Bioactive Natural Products Detection, Isolation, and Structural Determination
Author: Steven M. Colegate,Russell J. Molyneux
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 544
Release: 1993-09-29
ISBN 10: 9780849343728
ISBN 13: 0849343720
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Bioactive Natural Products Detection, Isolation, and Structural Determination Book Review:

Bioactive Natural Products covers all the aspects of bioactive natural product research from ethnobotanical investigations to modern, technologically assisted isolation and structural determination of active compounds. An internationally selected group of experts share their knowledge of a wide range of bioactivities and chemical compound classes. Topics in the chapters describing the modern application of detection, isolation, and structural determination techniques are strongly supported by chapters detailing and reviewing research involving various classes of bioactivity. Research areas include the immunomodulatory, antiviral, cytotoxic, anti-inflammatory, and insect behavior classes of bioactivity. Extensive referencing throughout the text is helpful to those readers not familiar with this subject and serves as a critical review for more experienced researchers. The book is also excellent for upper division or post-graduate courses.

Discovery and Development of Anti-inflammatory Agents from Natural Products

Discovery and Development of Anti-inflammatory Agents from Natural Products
Author: Goutam Brahmachari
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 332
Release: 2019-07-11
ISBN 10: 0128169931
ISBN 13: 9780128169933
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Discovery and Development of Anti-inflammatory Agents from Natural Products Book Review:

Discovery and Development of Anti-inflammatory Agents from Natural Products, the latest volume in the Natural Product Drug Discovery series, presents cutting-edge research advances in the field of bioactive natural products and natural drug formulations, with this volume focusing on molecules of natural origin and their synthetic analogues that have the potential to act against the pathogens responsible for inflammatory diseases. All aspects of each are covered, including isolations and structure elucidations, in vitro and in vivo biological activity, synthetic optimization, investigations of pharmacodynamics and kinetics, and the structure-activity relationships of anti-inflammatory natural products. Written by active researchers and leading experts, this book brings together an overview of current discoveries and trends in this field. It will be a valuable resource for researchers working to discover promising leads for the development of pharmaceuticals in the prevention and treatment of anti-inflammatory diseases. Features contributions from active researchers and leading experts working in medicinal natural products and herbal formulations Includes recent, cutting-edge advances on medicinal natural products, along with preventative therapies for different kinds of inflammation-directed diseases Offers an authoritative source of information on the industrial application of natural products for medicinal purposes

Medicinal Natural Products: A Disease-Focused Approach

Medicinal Natural Products: A Disease-Focused Approach
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 530
Release: 2020-11-01
ISBN 10: 0128210206
ISBN 13: 9780128210208
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Medicinal Natural Products: A Disease-Focused Approach Book Review:

Medicinal Natural Products: A Disease-Focused Approach, Volume 55 in the Annual Reports in Medicinal Chemistry series, highlights the applications of natural products as medicines or prospective medicinal leads for the treatment of various human ailments. Each chapter covers a particular disease area or medical condition, with chapters in this new release covering Medicinal Natural Products – An Introduction, Anticancer Natural Products, Antimicrobial Natural Products, Antimalarial and Antiparasitic Natural Products, Anti-inflammatory Natural Products, Neuroprotective Natural Products, Hepatoprotective Natural Products, Nephroprotective Natural Products, Cancer Chemopreventive Natural Products, Antipsoriatic Natural Products, Medicinal Natural Products in Osteoporosis, Antidiabetic Natural Products, Anti-obesity Natural Products, and much more. Presents a disease-focused perspective Includes the latest on the medicinal chemistry of natural products Covers natural products in drug delivery

Natural Products Targeting Clinically Relevant Enzymes

Natural Products Targeting Clinically Relevant Enzymes
Author: Paula B. Andrade,Patrícia Valentão,David M. Pereira
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 250
Release: 2017-08-30
ISBN 10: 3527805915
ISBN 13: 9783527805914
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Natural Products Targeting Clinically Relevant Enzymes Book Review:

The past decade has seen the reappearance of natural products as a valuable source of potent therapeutics. Here, experts on bioactive natural products cover the full spectrum of clinically relevant enzymes that are known to be targeted by natural products. Key enzymes include acetylcholine esterase, angiotensin-I-converting enzyme, cyclooxygenase, dihydrofolate reductase, phospholipase A2, respiratory complexes, and many more. By connecting the diversity of medicinal natural product sources with their potential clinical applications, this volume serves as a companion for the medicinal chemist looking for innovative small molecule compounds as well as for pharmacologist interested in the clinical effects and mode of action of herbal and traditional medicines.

Studies in Natural Products Chemistry

Studies in Natural Products Chemistry
Author: Atta-ur Rahman
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 548
Release: 2020-08-21
ISBN 10: 0128194847
ISBN 13: 9780128194843
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Studies in Natural Products Chemistry Book Review:

Natural products in the plant and animal kingdom offer a huge diversity of chemical structures that are the result of biosynthetic processes that have been modulated over the millennia through genetic effects. With the rapid developments in spectroscopic techniques and accompanying advances in high-throughput screening techniques, it has become possible to isolate and then determine the structures and biological activity of natural products rapidly, thus opening up exciting opportunities in the field of new drug development to the pharmaceutical industry. Studies in Natural Products Chemistry covers the synthesis or testing and recording of the medicinal properties of natural products, providing cutting edge accounts of the fascinating developments in the isolation, structure elucidation, synthesis, biosynthesis and pharmacology of a diverse array of bioactive natural products. Focuses on the chemistry of bioactive natural products Contains contributions by leading authorities in the field Presents sources of new pharmacophores

Pharmaceutical and Bioactive Natural Products

Pharmaceutical and Bioactive Natural Products
Author: David H. Attaway,Oskar R. Zaborsky
Publsiher: Springer Science & Business Media
Total Pages: 500
Release: 1993-03-31
ISBN 10: 9780306441745
ISBN 13: 0306441748
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Pharmaceutical and Bioactive Natural Products Book Review:

Biotechnology may be defined as the application of scientific and engineering principles to the processing of materials by biological agents to provide goods and services (Bullet al. , 1982, p. 21) or as any technique that uses living organisms (or parts of organisms) to make or modify products, to improve plants or animals, or to develop microorganisms for specific use (OTC, 1988). In line with these broad definitions we can consider marine biotechnology as the use of marine organisms or their constituents for useful purposes in a controlled fashion. This series will explore a range of scientific advances in support of marine biotechnology. It will provide information on advances in three categories: (1) basic knowledge, (2) ap plied research and development, and (3) commercial and institutional issues. We hope the presentation of the topics will generate interest and interaction among readers in the academic world, government, and industry. This first volume examines chemical and biological properties of some natural products that are useful or potentially useful in research and in the chemical and pharmaceutical industries. One chapter describes a system for producing such substances on a large scale. Biotechnology incorporates molecular biology in order to go beyond tradi tional biochemical technology such as the production of antibiotic drugs from bacterial cultures in bioreactors. Development of the technology for production of antibiotics in this way resulted from fundamental advances in chemistry, phar macology, microbiology, and biochemical engineering.

Natural Products and Drug Discovery

Natural Products and Drug Discovery
Author: Subhash C. Mandal,Vivekananda Mandal,Tetsuya Konishi
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 776
Release: 2018-02-16
ISBN 10: 0081021046
ISBN 13: 9780081021040
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Natural Products and Drug Discovery Book Review:

Natural Products and Drug Discovery: An Integrated Approach provides an applied overview of the field, from traditional medicinal targets, to cutting-edge molecular techniques. Natural products have always been of key importance to drug discovery, but as modern techniques and technologies have allowed researchers to identify, isolate, extract and synthesize their active compounds in new ways, they are once again coming to the forefront of drug discovery. Combining the potential of traditional medicine with the refinement of modern chemical technology, the use of natural products as the basis for drugs can help in the development of more environmentally sound, economical, and effective drug discovery processes. Natural Products & Drug Discovery: An Integrated Approach reflects on the current changes in this field, giving context to the current shift and using supportive case studies to highlight the challenges and successes faced by researchers in integrating traditional medicinal sources with modern chemical technologies. It therefore acts as a useful reference to medicinal chemists, phytochemists, biochemists, pharma R&D professionals, and drug discovery students and researchers. Reviews the changing role of natural products in drug discovery, integrating traditional knowledge with modern molecular technologies Highlights the potential future role of natural products in preventative medicine Supported by real world case studies throughout

Plant Natural Products for Human Health

Plant Natural Products for Human Health
Author: Chun-Tao Che,Hongjie Zhang
Publsiher: MDPI
Total Pages: 514
Release: 2019-03-21
ISBN 10: 3038977128
ISBN 13: 9783038977124
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Plant Natural Products for Human Health Book Review:

Plants have served mankind as an important source of foods and medicines. While we all consume plants and their products for nutritional support, a majority of the world population also rely on botanical remedies to meet their health needs, either as their own “traditional medicine” or as “complementary and alternative medicine”. From a pharmaceutical point of view, many compounds obtained from plant sources have long been known to possess bio/pharmacological activities, and historically, plants have yielded many important drugs for human use, from morphine discovered in the early nineteenth century to the more recent paclitaxel and artemisinin. Today, we are witnessing a global resurgence in interest and use of plant-based therapies and botanical products, and natural products remain an important and viable source of lead compounds in many drug discovery programs. This Special Issue on “Plant Natural Products for Human Health” compiles a series of scientific reports to demonstrate the medicinal potentials of plant natural products. It covers a range of disease targets, such as diabetes, inflammation, cancer, neurological disease, cardiovascular disease, liver damage, bacterial, and fungus infection and malarial. These papers provide important insights into the current state of research on drug discovery and new techniques. It is hoped that this Special Issue will serve as a timely reference for researchers and scholars who are interested in the discovery of potentially useful molecules from plant sources for health-related applications.

Discovery and Development of Antidiabetic Agents from Natural Products

Discovery and Development of Antidiabetic Agents from Natural Products
Author: Goutam Brahmachari
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 332
Release: 2016-10-11
ISBN 10: 0128096926
ISBN 13: 9780128096925
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Discovery and Development of Antidiabetic Agents from Natural Products Book Review:

Discovery and Development of Antidiabetic Agents from Natural Products brings together global research on the medicinal chemistry of active agents from natural sources for the prevention and treatment of diabetes and associated disorders. From the identification of promising leads, to the extraction and synthesis of bioactive molecules, this book explores a range of important topics to support chemists in the discovery and development of safer, more economical therapeutics that are desperately needed in response to this emerging global epidemic. Beginning with an overview of bioactive chemical compounds from plants with anti-diabetic properties, the book goes on to outline the identification and extraction of anti-diabetic agents and antioxidants from natural sources. It then explores anti-diabetic plants from specific regions before looking more closely at the background, isolation, and synthesis of key therapeutic compounds and their derivatives, including Mangiferin, Resveratrol, natural saponins, and alpha-glucosidase enzyme inhibitors. The book concludes with a consideration of current and potential future applications. Combining the expertise of specialists from around the world, this volume aims to support and encourage medicinal chemists investigating natural sources as starting points for the development of standardized, safe, and effective antidiabetic therapeutics. Contains chapters written by active researchers and leading global experts who are deeply engaged in the research field of natural product chemistry for drug discovery Provides comprehensive coverage of cutting-edge research advances in the design of medicinal natural products with potential as preventives and therapeutics for diabetes and related metabolic issues Presents a practical review of the identification, isolation, and extraction techniques that help support medicinal chemists in the lab

The Benefits of Natural Products for Neurodegenerative Diseases

The Benefits of Natural Products for Neurodegenerative Diseases
Author: M. Mohamed Essa,Mohammed Akbar,Gilles Guillemin
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 496
Release: 2016-09-20
ISBN 10: 3319283839
ISBN 13: 9783319283838
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Benefits of Natural Products for Neurodegenerative Diseases Book Review:

Focuses on the effects of natural products and their active components on brain function and neurodegenerative disease prevention. Phytochemicals such as alkaloids, terpenes, flavanoids, isoflavones, saponins etc are known to possess protective activity against many neurological diseases. The molecular mechanisms behind the curative effects rely mainly on the action of phytonutrients on distinct signaling pathways associated with protein folding and neuro-inflammation. The diverse array of bioactive nutrients present in these natural products plays a pivotal role in prevention and cure of various neurodegenerative diseases, disorders, or insults, such as Alzheimer's Disease, Parkinson's Disease, Huntington's Disease, traumatic brain injury, and other neuronal dysfunctions. However, the use of these antioxidants in the management of neurodegenerative conditions has so far been not well understood. This is a comprehensive collection addressing the effects on the brain of natural products and edible items such as reservatrol, curcumin, gingerol, fruits, vegetables, nuts, and marine products.

Natural Products as Source of Molecules with Therapeutic Potential

Natural Products as Source of Molecules with Therapeutic Potential
Author: Valdir Cechinel Filho
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 531
Release: 2018-12-07
ISBN 10: 3030005453
ISBN 13: 9783030005450
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Natural Products as Source of Molecules with Therapeutic Potential Book Review:

This book addresses the highly relevant and complex subject of research on drugs from natural products, discussing the current hot topics in the field. It also provides a detailed overview of the strategies used to research and develop these drugs. Respected experts explore issues involved in the production chain and when looking for new medicinal agents, including aspects such as therapeutic potential, functional foods, ethnopharmacology, metabolomics, virtual screening and regulatory scenarios. Further, the book describes strategic methods of isolation and characterization of active principles, biological assays, biotechnology of plants, synthesis, clinical trials and the use of tools to identity active principles.

Pain Relief

Pain Relief
Author: Cecilia Maldonado
Publsiher: BoD – Books on Demand
Total Pages: 362
Release: 2017-05-24
ISBN 10: 9535131877
ISBN 13: 9789535131878
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Pain Relief Book Review:

Since the beginning of times, pain treatment has been the motive of research giving birth to multiple groups of pharmacological families and therapies. Pain perception is a construction built over the biological phenomenon of signal transduction surrounded by different factors such as gender, age, and sociocultural status, among others. The concept of pain as the solely biological manifestation of defense is nowadays considered as a narrow-minded view of this topic. In this regard concepts such as newborns feel no pain or older people complain about everything therefore should not be paid attention when referring pain, are being left behind in the understanding that pain alleviation is a human right and everybody feeling pain should be helped for its relief. This book comprises many aspects of pain treatment and the drugs involved in it. From old analgesics with new mechanisms of action for pain alleviation to analgesics potential for diminishing oxidative stress; from pharmacological therapies to electrical ones, going through alternative medicine; and from pain treatment in dentistry to chronic pain therapies, also boarding the treatment of migraine, different experts share their knowledge on the topic.

Bioactive Food as Dietary Interventions for Arthritis and Related Inflammatory Diseases

Bioactive Food as Dietary Interventions for Arthritis and Related Inflammatory Diseases
Author: Ronald Ross Watson,Victor R. Preedy
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 628
Release: 2019-01-26
ISBN 10: 0128138211
ISBN 13: 9780128138212
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Bioactive Food as Dietary Interventions for Arthritis and Related Inflammatory Diseases Book Review:

Bioactive Food as Dietary Interventions for Arthritis and Inflammatory Diseases, Second Edition is a valuable scientific resource that focuses on the latest advances in bioactive food research and the potential benefit of bioactive food choice on arthritis. Written by experts from around the world, the book presents important information that can help improve the health of those at risk for arthritis and related conditions using food selection as its foundation. Serves as a starting point for in-depth discussions in academic settings Offers detailed, well-documented reviews outlining the ability of bioactive foods to improve and treat arthritis Includes updated research on the global epidemic of diabetes Updated with current research on antioxidant flavonoids, anti-Inflammatory natural foods, ginger and the effects of beef on inflammation Documents foods that can affect metabolic syndrome and ways the associated information could be used to understand other diseases that share common etiological pathways

Inflammation: Natural Resources and Its Applications

Inflammation: Natural Resources and Its Applications
Author: Parag Jain,Ravindra Pandey,Shiv Shankar Shukla
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 156
Release: 2014-12-04
ISBN 10: 813222163X
ISBN 13: 9788132221630
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Inflammation: Natural Resources and Its Applications Book Review:

Inflammation is the very natural process of our body; it does its work immediately and smoothly along with lots of helpers. Inflammation is linked to immune system as acute inflammatory or pro-inflammatory phase through macrophage activation. This book is for researchers and scholars in the field of life sciences and medical sciences. The book contains all inflammatory sources around the world. It emphasizes on anti-inflammatory sources along with its active inflammatory constituents and other medicinal uses with authentic references. Anti-inflammation is a kind of activity with is found in nearly all of the natural sources used for major biological activities. So, the book helps them to correlate their activity of interest with anti-inflammatory source. The present work deals with illustrative representation of inflammation, causes of inflammation, inflammatory mediators, anti-inflammatory sources other uses and inflammation and lifestyle. It mainly provides the researchers the updated information from the ancient to the most recent ongoing research on inflammation. This book imparts pace to their idea of thinking, assist to make clear predictions before proceeding to research. The introduction includes natural sources of inflammation and its benefits; the sources are from plant, animal and marine. The book tells how these sources are useful for us to cure several diseases and opens new path for further research. Inflammation part of the book is well presented along with its phases, types and other diseases interrelated with inflammation. Inflammatory mediators, the foremost player of inflammation are defined in a very pleasant and convenient manner. The chapter includes both cell- derived and plasma - derived mediators illustratively with their synthesis and action. Natural source of anti-inflammation is the heart chapter of this book which contains all anti-inflammation sources from plants, marine and animals. This chapter also contains short description of most of the sources, its availability and uses. The authors have also added inflammatory models for assessment of biological activities of natural sources both in vitro and in vivo. Inflammation free lifestyle is described very nicely in the book. The contents are very specific and relevant to its topic; all the data provided is unique and useful. The anti-inflammatory table includes sources, plant parts used, active constituents and other uses. This data provides ample information regarding anti-inflammatory research and innovation. The highlights of this book shall be: -Describes almost all anti-inflammatory sources around the globe at one place in a more convenient tabulated form -Illustrative representation makes the book more attractive and interactive