Phytochemicals as Lead Compounds for New Drug Discovery

Phytochemicals as Lead Compounds for New Drug Discovery
Author: Chukwuebuka Egbuna,Shashank Kumar,Jonathan C. Ifemeje,Shahira M. Ezzat,Saravanan Kaliyaperumal
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 378
Release: 2019-09-07
ISBN 10: 0128178914
ISBN 13: 9780128178911
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Phytochemicals as Lead Compounds for New Drug Discovery Book Review:

Phytochemicals as Lead Compounds for New Drug Discovery presents complete coverage of the recent advances in the discovery of phytochemicals from medicinal plants as models to the development of new drugs and chemical entities. Functional bioactive compounds of plant origin have been an invaluable source for many human therapeutic drugs and have played a major role in the treatment of diseases around the world. These compounds possess enormous structural and chemical diversity and have led to many important discoveries. This book presents fundament concepts and factors affecting the choice for plant-based products, as well as recent advances in computer-aided drug discovery and FDA drug candidacy acceptance criteria. It also details the various bioactive lead compounds and molecular targets for a range of life-threatening diseases including cancer, diabetes, and neurodegenerative diseases. Written by a global team of experts, Phytochemicals as Lead Compounds for New Drug Discovery is an ideal resource for drug developers, phytochemists, plant biochemists, food and medicinal chemists, nutritionists and toxicologists, chemical ecologists, taxonomists, analytical chemists, and other researchers in those fields. It will also be very valuable to professors, students, and researchers in this domain. Presents fundamental concepts and factors affecting choice for plant-based products Details the FDA drug candidacy acceptance criteria, including bottlenecks and way forward Highlights recent advances in computational-based drug discovery Focuses on the discovery of new drugs and potential druggable targets for the treatment of chronic diseases of world importance

Bioactive Phytochemicals

Bioactive Phytochemicals
Author: Javed Ahamad
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 238
Release: 2020-10-28
ISBN 10: 9789811464478
ISBN 13: 9811464472
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Bioactive Phytochemicals Book Review:

Natural bioactive compounds from medicinal plants are inexplicably diverse in chemical structure and biological properties. The unmet therapeutic requirements for various diseases serve as a guide for researchers to study natural compounds. These studies are intended to isolate, identify the structural characterization and eventually discover the pharmacological activity of natural compounds from their plant sources with the goal of treating specific diseases. Bioactive Phytochemicals: Drug Discovery to Product Development explores the scope and approaches of drug discovery from natural products. Chapters in the book cover information about the cultivation, collection and processing of medicinal plants, the methods and high throughput techniques for isolation and characterization of bioactive phytochemicals and pharmacological screening for activity, formulation and quality control. Information about the regulations specified for natural medicinal products in different region of the world is also presented, followed by a concluding chapter devoted to the role of natural herbal products for treatment of human diseases such as cancer, cardiovascular diseases, diabetes, obesity, inflammation and neurological disorders. Each chapter concludes with a general reference section, which is a bibliographic guide to more advanced texts. The contributing authors for this volume are drawn from a rich blend of experts in various areas of herbal medicine which encompass herbal drug discovery to product development. The concise and organized layout along with a broad coverage of phytochemistry and drug discovery makes this book a suitable reference for students of medicinal chemistry, researchers and industry professionals interested in herbal product development.

Anticancer Drug Development

Anticancer Drug Development
Author: Bruce C. Baguley,David J. Kerr
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 397
Release: 2001-11-17
ISBN 10: 0080490441
ISBN 13: 9780080490441
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Anticancer Drug Development Book Review:

Here in a single source is a complete spectrum of ideas on the development of new anticancer drugs. Containing concise reviews of multidisciplinary fields of research, this book offers a wealth of ideas on current and future molecular targets for drug design, including signal transduction, the cell division cycle, and programmed cell death. Detailed descriptions of sources for new drugs and methods for testing and clinical trial design are also provided. One work that can be consulted for all aspects of anticancer drug development Concise reviews of research fields, combined with practical scientific detail, written by internationally respected experts A wealth of ideas on current and future molecular targets for drug design, including signal transduction, the cell division cycle, and programmed cell death Detailed descriptions of the sources of new anticancer drugs, including combinatorial chemistry, phage display, and natural products Discussion of how new drugs can be tested in preclinical systems, including the latest technology of robotic assay systems, cell culture, and experimental animal techniques Hundreds of references that allow the reader to access relevant scientific and medical literature Clear illustrations, some in color, that provide both understanding of the field and material for teaching

Neglected Tropical Diseases and Phytochemicals in Drug Discovery

Neglected Tropical Diseases and Phytochemicals in Drug Discovery
Author: Chukwuebuka Egbuna,Muhammad Akram,Jonathan Chinenye Ifemeje
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 592
Release: 2021-10-12
ISBN 10: 1119616603
ISBN 13: 9781119616603
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Neglected Tropical Diseases and Phytochemicals in Drug Discovery Book Review:

Explore novel drug discovery updates from medicinal plants to help fight the devastating effects of neglected tropical diseases Neglected Tropical Diseases and Phytochemicals in Drug Discovery delivers a comprehensive exploration of the drug discovery process as it pertains to neglected tropical diseases. The book covers recent advancements in drug discovery, as well as druggable targets and new challenges facing the industry. It offers readers expansive discussions of specific diseases, including protozoan, helminth, bacterial, viral, fungal, and ectoparasitic infections. This book provides readers with insightful perspectives from leading industry voices on fifty years of trends and progress in the search for new, safe, and affordable therapeutic drugs in the fight against neglected tropical diseases. It includes information beneficial to researchers in a variety of fields of biology, chemistry, medicine, and pharmaceuticals. The distinguished authors cover topics including the effects of phytochemicals on the causative agent of leprosy and the potential applicability of phytochemicals in the management of Dengue fever. Readers will also enjoy the inclusion of: Thorough introductions to neglected tropical diseases, phytochemicals, protein targets, and mechanisms in drug discovery, as well as the epidemiology of neglected tropical diseases An exploration of novel bioactive lead compounds for drug discovery against neglected tropical diseases, leishmaniasis, lymphatic filariasis, trypanosomiasis, and schistosomiasis Discussions of protozoan infections, including herbal, nutritional, and traditional remedies for giardiasis and the anti-leishmanial potentials of phytochemicals Examinations of helminth infections, including the prospects of phytochemicals in the treatment of helminthiasis Perfect for medicinal chemists, drug developers, and research and development scientists, Neglected Tropical Diseases and Phytochemicals in Drug Discovery will also earn a place in the libraries of toxicologists and researchers in biology, chemistry, medicinal chemistry, ethnobotany, and bioinformatics seeking a one-stop resource for drug discovery for neglected tropical diseases.

Natural Products and Drug Discovery

Natural Products and Drug Discovery
Author: Pinarosa Avato
Publsiher: MDPI
Total Pages: 392
Release: 2020-04-22
ISBN 10: 303928746X
ISBN 13: 9783039287468
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Natural Products and Drug Discovery Book Review:

Natural products hold a prominent position in the current discovery and development of drugs and have diverse indications for both human and animal health. Plants, in particular, play a leading role as a source of specialized metabolites with medical effects. Other organisms, such as marine and terrestrial animals and microorganisms, produce very important drug candidate molecules. Specialized metabolites from these varied natural sources can be used directly as bioactive compounds or drug precursors. In addition, due to their broad chemical diversity, they can act as drug prototypes and/or be used as pharmacological tools for different targets. Some examples of natural metabolites that have been developed into useful medical drug are cardiotonic digoxin from Digitalis sp., antimalarial artemisinin from Artemisia annua, anti-cancer taxol from Taxus sp., or podophyllotoxin from Podophyllum peltatum, which served as a synthetic model for the anti-cancer etoposide. The study of natural products is still attracting great scientific attention and their current importance, as a valuable lead for drug discovery, is undebatable. I cordially invite authors to contribute original articles, as well as survey articles, that give the readers of Molecules **MOLECULES NEEDS TO BE ITALICIZED** updated and new perspectives on natural products in drug discovery, including but not limited to natural sources, identification and separation of bioactive phytochemicals, standardization, new biological targets, pre-clinical and clinical trials, pharmacological effects/side effects, and bioassays.

Phytochemicals

Phytochemicals
Author: Toshiki Asao,Md Asaduzzaman
Publsiher: BoD – Books on Demand
Total Pages: 218
Release: 2018-11-07
ISBN 10: 1789843774
ISBN 13: 9781789843774
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Phytochemicals Book Review:

Phytochemicals provides original research work and reviews on the sources of phytochemicals, and their roles in disease prevention, supplementation, and accumulation in fruits and vegetables. The roles of anthocyanin, flavonoids, carotenoids, and taxol are presented in separate chapters. Antioxidative and free radicle scavenging activity of phytochemicals is also discussed. The medicinal properties of Opuntia, soybean, sea buckthorn, and gooseberry are presented in a number of chapters. Supplementation of plant extract with phytochemical properties in broiler meals is discussed in one chapter. The final two chapters include the impact of agricultural practices and novel processing technologies on the accumulation of phytochemicals in fruits and vegetables. This book mainly focuses on medicinal plants and the disease-preventing properties of phytochemicals, which will be a useful resource to the reader.

Bioactive Compounds from Natural Sources Second Edition

Bioactive Compounds from Natural Sources  Second Edition
Author: Corrado Tringali
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 648
Release: 2011-09-27
ISBN 10: 1439822298
ISBN 13: 9781439822296
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Bioactive Compounds from Natural Sources Second Edition Book Review:

The first edition of Bioactive Compounds from Natural Sources was published in a period of renewed attention to biologically active compounds of natural origin. This trend has continued and intensified—natural products are again under the spotlight, in particular for their possible pharmacological applications. Largely focusing on natural products as lead compounds in drug discovery, Bioactive Compounds from Natural Sources, Second Edition: Natural Products as Lead Compounds in Drug Discovery is actually a completely new volume containing surveys of selected recent advances in an interdisciplinary area covering chemistry of natural products, medicinal chemistry, biochemistry, and other related topics. Written by some of the most reputed scientists in the field, this second edition includes new chapters from authors who contributed to the first edition as well as many chapters compiled by new authors. Introducing the reader to strategies and methods in the search for bioactive natural products, this book covers topics including: Natural sources of bioactive compounds such as aquatic cyanobacteria, filamentous fungi, and tropical plants, The tremendous potentiality of metabolic engineering of natural products biosynthesis The contribution of emerging or developing technologies to the study of bioactive natural compounds, namely computational methods and circular dichroism The potential of natural or natural-derived compounds for specific therapeutic applications: treatment of viral diseases, regulation of hypoxia-inducible factor, antimalarials, modulation of angiogenesis, and antitumor and wound-healing activity Selected examples of natural product families and related synthetic analogues, namely polyphenols and campthotecins Compiled for researchers and Ph.D. students working in interdisciplinary fields, this book will also be appreciated by readers without a background in chemistry interested in bioactive natural products, their biological and pharmacological properties, and their possible use as chemopreventive or chemotherapeutic agents. Conversely, the biological and pharmacological data and methods are accessible by chemists.

Dietary Phytochemicals

Dietary Phytochemicals
Author: Chukwuebuka Egbuna
Publsiher: Springer Nature
Total Pages: 135
Release: 2021
ISBN 10: 3030729990
ISBN 13: 9783030729998
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Dietary Phytochemicals Book Review:

Drug Discovery and Development

Drug Discovery and Development
Author: Vishwanath Gaitonde,Partha Karmakar,Ashit Trivedi
Publsiher: BoD – Books on Demand
Total Pages: 164
Release: 2020-03-11
ISBN 10: 1789239753
ISBN 13: 9781789239751
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Drug Discovery and Development Book Review:

The process of drug discovery and development is a complex multistage logistics project spanned over 10-15 years with an average budget exceeding 1 billion USD. Starting with target identification and synthesizing anywhere between 10k to 15k synthetic compounds to potentially obtain the final drug that reaches the market involves a complicated maze with multiple inter- and intra-operative fields. Topics described in this book emphasize the progresses in computational applications, pharmacokinetics advances, and molecular modeling developments. In addition the book also contains special topics describing target deorphaning in Mycobacterium tuberculosis, therapy treatment of some rare diseases, and developments in the pediatric drug discovery process.

Phytochemicals

Phytochemicals
Author: Venketeshwer Rao,Leticia Rao
Publsiher: BoD – Books on Demand
Total Pages: 350
Release: 2015-09-30
ISBN 10: 9535121707
ISBN 13: 9789535121701
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Phytochemicals Book Review:

Global dietary recommendations emphasize the consumption of plant-based foods for the prevention and management of chronic diseases. Plants contain many biologically active compounds referred to as phytochemicals or functional ingredients. These compounds play an important role in human health. Prior to establishing the safety and health benefits of these compounds, they must first be isolated, purified, and their physico-chemical properties established. Once identified, their mechanisms of actions are studied. The chapters are arranged in the order from isolation, purification and identification to in vivo and clinical studies, there by covering not only the analytical procedures used but also their nutraceutical and therapeutic properties.

Phytochemistry the Military and Health

Phytochemistry  the Military and Health
Author: Andrew G. Mtewa,Chukwuebuka Egbuna
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 606
Release: 2021-03-15
ISBN 10: 0128232307
ISBN 13: 9780128232309
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Phytochemistry the Military and Health Book Review:

Phytochemistry, the Military and Health: Phytotoxins and Natural Defenses comes as a response to the gap that there has for so long existed between phytochemistry and survival of both service personnel and civilian communities during and after conflicts. Armed conflicts cause a lot of devastation to communities and should be avoided as much as it can be possible. The devastation is usually evident in service provisions such as Health, Education, Water, and Food among many others. Both service personnel and civilians are affected to various degrees. Facilities usually end up being physically destroyed, with no essential supplies and/or having dysfunctional systems. Going with untreated wounds, communicable and non-communicable diseases for weeks with no medical interventions due to the conflicts, disease burdens heavily weigh down on communities as well as security personnel. To make the situation even more complicated, masses of people are forced to migrate for safety and security reasons, likely going with diseases along wherever they go. In such instances, phytochemicals become handy in providing solutions from first aid, basic analgesia, antimicrobials, and the general improvement of health. Phytochemicals are known to play a major role in the day to day management of diseases and health. There has been much research into their effectiveness as community medicines and as alternatives to conventional drugs. However, the role that phytochemicals play in the military, counterterrorism, and security has been overlooked. Phytochemistry, the Military and Health: Phytotoxins and Natural Defenses discusses the roles that phytochemicals play as friends and foes in the military, including insights aimed to help develop antidotes against phytochemicals and other chemical agents used maliciously as weapons. Filling a gap between drug discovery, security, and emergency medicine, this book describes which plants can be categorized for protection and controls, which can be helpful in times of conflicts and soon after conflicts, in military operations, and those that can be used as deterrents and as emergency medicines. Carefully designed to show the contribution that phytochemicals play in safety and security, this book is useful for researchers, regulators and anyone interested in plant chemistry. Covers the contribution that phytochemicals play in safety and security Contains insights that will help in the development of antidotes against phytochemical and other chemical weapons Categorizes plants in terms of their usefulness as well as the potential security risks they possess

Machine Learning and Analytics in Healthcare Systems

Machine Learning and Analytics in Healthcare Systems
Author: Himani Bansal,Balamurugan Balusamy,T. Poongodi,Firoz Khan KP
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 274
Release: 2021-07-01
ISBN 10: 1000406199
ISBN 13: 9781000406191
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Machine Learning and Analytics in Healthcare Systems Book Review:

This book provides applications of machine learning in healthcare systems and seeks to close the gap between engineering and medicine. It will combine the design and problem-solving skills of engineering with health sciences, in order to advance healthcare treatment. The book will include areas such as diagnosis, monitoring, and therapy. The book will provide real-world case studies, gives a detailed exploration of applications in healthcare systems, offers multiple perspectives on a variety of disciplines, while also letting the reader know how to avoid some of the consequences of old methods with data sharing. The book can be used as a reference for practitioners, researchers and for students at basic and intermediary levels in Computer Science, Electronics and Communications.

Pharmacognosy

Pharmacognosy
Author: Shagufta Perveen,Areej Al-Taweel
Publsiher: BoD – Books on Demand
Total Pages: 320
Release: 2019-06-19
ISBN 10: 1838806105
ISBN 13: 9781838806101
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Pharmacognosy Book Review:

Pharmacognosy is a term derived from the Greek words for drug (pharmakon) and knowledge (gnosis). It is a field of study within Chemistry focused on natural products isolated from different sources and their biological activities. Research on natural products began more than a hundred years ago and has continued up to now with a plethora of research groups discovering new ideas and novel active constituents. This book compiles the latest research in the field and will be of interest to scientists, researchers, and students.

Functional Foods and Nutraceuticals

Functional Foods and Nutraceuticals
Author: Chukwuebuka Egbuna,Genevieve Dable Tupas
Publsiher: Springer Nature
Total Pages: 642
Release: 2020-08-24
ISBN 10: 3030423190
ISBN 13: 9783030423193
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Functional Foods and Nutraceuticals Book Review:

Functional foods and nutraceuticals are food products that naturally offer or have been modified to offer additional health benefits beyond basic nutrition. As such products have surged in popularity in recent years, it is crucial that researchers and manufacturers understand the concepts underpinning functional foods and the opportunity they represent to improve human health, reduce healthcare costs, and support economic development worldwide. Functional Foods and Nutraceuticals: Bioactive Components, Formulations and Innovations presents a guide to functional foods from experienced professionals in key institutions around the world. The text provides background information on the health benefits, bioavailability, and safety measurements of functional foods and nutraceuticals. Subsequent chapters detail the bioactive components in functional foods responsible for these health benefits, as well as the different formulations of these products and recent innovations spurred by consumer demands. Authors emphasize product development for increased marketability, taking into account safety issues associated with functional food adulteration and solutions to be found in GMP adherence. Various food preservation methods aimed at enhancing the quality and shelf life of functional food are also highlighted. Functional Foods and Nutraceuticals: Bioactive Components, Formulations and Innovations is the first of its kind, designed to be useful to students, teachers, nutritionists, food scientists, food technologists and public health regulators alike.

Influence of Nutrients Bioactive Compounds and Plant Extracts in Liver Diseases

Influence of Nutrients  Bioactive Compounds  and Plant Extracts in Liver Diseases
Author: Seyed Moayed Alavian,Seyed Mohammad Nabavi,Seyed Fazel Nabavi,Ana Sanches Silva
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 314
Release: 2020-12-01
ISBN 10: 0128175230
ISBN 13: 9780128175231
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Influence of Nutrients Bioactive Compounds and Plant Extracts in Liver Diseases Book Review:

Influence of Nutrients, Bioactive Compounds, and Plant Extracts in Liver Diseases explores the role of plant-based natural compounds and the biological effects of these substances as they relate to liver disease, including the most prevalent - hepatitis, cancer and cirrhosis. Providing evidence-based knowledge on the effect of phytochemicals in liver diseases, this book includes extensive coverage of the mechanism of action of compounds, as well as the relation of structure and function of phytochemicals in hepatitis B and C, fatty liver disease, nonalcoholic fatty liver disease, liver cancer, biliary cirrhosis, and primary sclerosing cholangitis. The effect of phytochemicals in the hepatotoxicity of drugs is also addressed. Written for health professionals seeking reliable and up-to-date information on the beneficial or toxic effects of natural compounds on liver disease, this book is sure to be a welcomed resource for nutritionists, food chemists, natural product researchers, pharmacists, medical doctors, and pharmacognosists alike. Explores the benefits of phytonutrients, especially those due to their wide spectrum of biological activities Addresses various liver diseases, including hepatitis B, hepatitis C, alcoholic fatty liver disease, nonalcoholic fatty liver disease, liver cancer, biliary cirrhosis and primary sclerosing cholangitis Provides reliable, up-to-date information on the natural compounds that have protective or toxic effects on liver diseases

Modern Phytomedicine

Modern Phytomedicine
Author: Iqbal Ahmad,Farrukh Aqil,Mohammad Owais
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 404
Release: 2006-12-13
ISBN 10: 3527609539
ISBN 13: 9783527609536
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Modern Phytomedicine Book Review:

This timely and original handbook paves the way to success in plant-based drug development, systematically addressing the issues facing a pharmaceutical scientist who wants to turn a plant compound into a safe and effective drug. Plant pharmacologists from around the world demonstrate the potentials and pitfalls involved, with many of the studies and experiments reported here published for the first time. The result is a valuable source of information unavailable elsewhere.

Role of Oxidative Stress in Pathophysiology of Diseases

Role of Oxidative Stress in Pathophysiology of Diseases
Author: Pawan K. Maurya,Kamal Dua
Publsiher: Springer Nature
Total Pages: 297
Release: 2020-06-15
ISBN 10: 9811515689
ISBN 13: 9789811515682
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Role of Oxidative Stress in Pathophysiology of Diseases Book Review:

This book illustrates the importance and significance of oxidative stress in the pathophysiology of various human diseases. The book initially introduces the phenomenon of oxidative stress, basic chemical characteristics of the species involved and summarizes the cellular oxidant and anti-oxidant system and the cellular effects and metabolism of the oxidative stress. In addition, it reviews the current understanding of the potential impact of oxidative stress on telomere shortening, aging, and age-related diseases. It also examines the role of oxidative stress in chronic diseases, including cancer, diabetes, cardiovascular diseases, and neurodegenerative disorders. Further, the book presents novel technologies for the detection of oxidative stress biomarkers using nanostructure biosensors, as well as in vitro and in vivo models to monitor oxidative stress. Lastly, the book addresses the drug delivery carriers that can help in combating oxidative stress.

Phytochemistry

Phytochemistry
Author: Chukwuebuka Egbuna,Jonathan Chinenye Ifemeje,Nadia Sharif,Shashank Kumar
Publsiher: Apple Academic Press
Total Pages: 478
Release: 2018-12-18
ISBN 10: 9781771887618
ISBN 13: 1771887613
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Phytochemistry Book Review:

Phytochemistry, Volume 3: Marine, Industrial, and Advances is part of the three-volume set on phytochemistry that presents chapters that discuss secondary metabolites of marine origin, the industrial applications of phytochemicals, and recent advances in phytochemical research. The volume includes chapters that illustrate the industrial applications of phytochemicals, such as the production of secondary metabolites and accumulations through in vitro cultures. It also reviews the effects of natural products as biopesticides and as aeco-friendly corrosion inhibitors. In addition, the volume discusses the effects of the environment on the distribution of phytochemicals in a chapter on phytochelatins and heavy metal tolerance in plants.

Medicinal Plants in the Asia Pacific for Zoonotic Pandemics Volume 1

Medicinal Plants in the Asia Pacific for Zoonotic Pandemics  Volume 1
Author: Christophe Wiart
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 423
Release: 2021-06-30
ISBN 10: 135105905X
ISBN 13: 9781351059053
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Medicinal Plants in the Asia Pacific for Zoonotic Pandemics Volume 1 Book Review:

Medicinal Plants in the Asia Pacific for Zoonotic Pandemics provides an unprecedented, comprehensive overview of the phylogeny, botany, ethnopharmacology, and pharmacology of more than 100 plants used in the traditional medical systems of Asia and Pacific. It discusses their actions and potentials against viruses, bacteria, and fungi that represent a threat of epidemic and pandemic diseases, with an emphasis on the molecular basis and cellular pathways. This book presents scientific names, the botanical classification, traditional medicinal uses, active chemical constituents, and pharmacology. This volume is a critical reference for anyone involved in the discovery of lead molecules or phytopharmaceutical products for the prevention or treatment of pandemic viral, bacterial, or fungal infections. FEATURES Phylogenetic presentation of medicinal plants and a chemotaxonomical rationale of antiviral, antibacterial, and antifungal actions Discusses the chemical structure–activity relationship, pharmacokinetics, and oral bioavailability of antimicrobial principles Introduces the molecular mechanism of natural products on viruses, bacteria, and fungi Contains a selection of botanical plates and useful bibliographic references This book is a useful research tool for postgraduates, academics, and the pharmaceutical, herbal, and nutrition industries. Medicinal Plants in the Asia Pacific for Zoonotic Pandemics includes commentary sections that invite further research and reflection on the fascinating and timely subject of the development of drugs and herbals from Asia-Pacific medicinal plants to safeguard humanity and other life forms against the forthcoming waves of viral, bacterial, or fungal pandemics. This book is an ideal reference text for medicinal plant enthusiasts.

Drug Development for Cancer and Diabetes

Drug Development for Cancer and Diabetes
Author: K. Saravanan,Chukwuebuka Egbuna,Horne Iona Averal,S. Kannan,S. Elavarasi,Bir Bahadur
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 362
Release: 2020-08-30
ISBN 10: 1000639983
ISBN 13: 9781000639988
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Drug Development for Cancer and Diabetes Book Review:

Key features include: Details the role of plants for the treatment and management of cancer and diabetes Discusses the role of phytocompounds as ligands for cancer and diabetic targets Reviews plants and the potential of phytochemicals as antidiabetic and anticancer drugs Explores the green biosynthesis of nanoparticles and their treatment efficiency