Discovery of Novel Natural Products with Therapeutic Potential

Author: Vincent P. Gullo
Publisher: Newnes
ISBN: 1483292134
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Although science has discovered effective drugs for many of the diseases that afflict mankind, many human health problems remain untreatable. The search for novel therapeutic agents is always ongoing. This book will describe some of the diverse sources of natural products, such as terrestrial and marine environments; and will review how research has increased knowledge of biological systems and human disease, leading to the design of targeted asssays, amenable to high volume screening.

Phytochemicals in Human Health Protection Nutrition and Plant Defense

Author: Phytochemical Society of North America. Meeting
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9780306462030
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Proceedings of the 38th Annual Meeting at the Phytochemical Society of North America on Phytochemicals in Human Health Protection, Nutrition and Plant Defense, held July 26-31, 1998 in Pullman, WA, USA

Natural Products in the New Millennium Prospects and Industrial Application

Author: Amélia Pilar Rauter
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9401598762
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This book deals with a variety of aspects of natural product research. It includes review articles and revised original contributions involving analysis, isolation and structure elucidation, synthesis and bioactivity of terrestrial and marine natural products. Plant cell biotechnology for the production of secondary metabolites is discussed. This volume provides also outstanding information about the industrial application of natural products for medicinal purposes. The broad interdisciplinary approach found in this book, which comprises 50 papers, makes it interesting to the scientists, whose work is in any way related to the research or use of natural products.

Mycorrhiza

Author: Ajit Varma
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 3540788263
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This book is perfectly timed for the worldwide explosion of interest in mycorrhizal research. With a strong emphasis on the latest findings in genetics and molecular biology, it contains all current information and speculation on the structure, function and biotechnological applications of mycorrhizas.

Frontiers in Drug Design Discovery

Author: Atta-ur-Rahman
Publisher: Bentham Science Publishers
ISBN: 1681083558
Format: PDF, ePub
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Frontiers in Drug Design and Discovery is a book series devoted to publishing the latest and the most important advances in drug design and discovery. Eminent scientists have contributed chapters focused on all areas of rational drug design and drug discovery including medicinal chemistry, in-silico drug design, combinatorial chemistry, high-throughput screening, drug targets, and structure-activity relationships. This book series should prove to be of interest to all pharmaceutical scientists who are involved in research in drug design and discovery and who wish to keep abreast of rapid and important developments in the field.

Natural Products as Source of Molecules with Therapeutic Potential

Author: Valdir Cechinel Filho
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 9783030005443
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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.

Recent Trends in Biotechnology and Therapeutic Applications of Medicinal Plants

Author: Mohd. Shahid
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9400766033
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The book provides an overview of current trends in biotechnology and medicinal plant sciences. The work includes detailed chapters on various advance biotechnological tools involved in production of phytoactive compounds of medicinal significance. Some recent and novel research studies on therapeutic applications of different medicinal plants from various geographical regions of the world have also been included. These studies report the antimicrobial activity of various natural plant products against various pathogenic microbial strains. Informative chapters on recent emerging applications of plant products such as source for nutraceuticals and vaccines have been integrated to cover latest advances in the field. This book also explores the conservation aspect of medicinal plants. Thus, chapters having comprehensively complied in vitro conservation protocols for various commercially important rare, threatened and endangered medicinal plants were provided in the present book.

Bio exploitation of Filamentous Fungi

Author: Stephen B. Pointing
Publisher:
ISBN: 9789628567720
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The focus of this exciting new book is on identifying existing and potential applications for filamentous fungi. Selected topics at the forefront of current fungal biotechnology research, namely bioactive compounds and agricultural applications, are covered in depth by acknowledged experts in their field. Other emerging fungal technologies such as bioremediation are also reviewed, together with associated subjects such as the ownership of genetic resources.

Anticancer Plants Natural Products and Biotechnological Implements

Author: Mohd Sayeed Akhtar
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 981108064X
Format: PDF, Kindle
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This volume provides summarized scientific evidence of the different classes of plant-derived phytocompounds, their sources, chemical structures, anticancer properties, mechanisms of action, methods of extraction, and their applications in cancer therapy. It also discusses endophyte-derived compounds as chemopreventives to treat various cancer types. In addition, it provides detailed information on the enhanced production of therapeutically valuable anticancer metabolites using biotechnological interventions such as plant cell and tissue culture approaches, including in vitro-, hairy root- and cell-suspension culture; and metabolic engineering of biosynthetic pathways. Anticancer Plants: Natural Products and Biotechnological Implements – Volume 2” explores the natural bioactive compounds isolated from plants as well as fungal endophytes, their chemistry, and preventive effects to reduce the risk of cancer. Moreover, it highlights the genomics/proteomics approaches and biotechnological implementations. Providing solutions to deal with the challenges involved in cancer therapy, the book benefits a wide range of readers including academics, students, and industrial experts working in the area of natural products, medicinal plant chemistry, pharmacology, and biotechnology.