Biologically Active Natural Products: Pharmaceuticals

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Stephen J. Cutler, Horace G. Cutler
CRC Press, Jul 27, 1999 - Science - 296 pages
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Biologically Active Natural Products: Pharmaceuticals demonstrates the connections between agrochemicals and pharmaceuticals and explores the use of plants and plant products in the formulation and development of pharmaceuticals. Experts from around the world examine a multitude of topics, including evaluation of extracts from tropical plants for potential anticancer activity and cancer chemopreventive activity; use of Chinese lacquer tree sap products as pharmaceutical intermediates; and new approaches to drug discovery from the rainforest.

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Chapter 2 Fractionation of Plants to Discover Substances to Combat Cancer
Realizing the Potential
Chapter 4 Biodiversity Conservation Economic Development and Drug Discovery in Suriname
Chapter 5 Recent Trends in the Use of Natural Products and Their Derivatives as Potential Pharmaceutical Agents
Chapter 6 Highlights of Research on PlantDerived Natural Products and Their Analogs with Antitumor AntiHIV and Antifungal Activity
Virulence Factor Targets
Chapter 8 Reactive Quinones From Chemical Defense Mechanisms in Plants to Drug Design
Chapter 9 StructureActivity Relationships of PeroxideBased Artemisinin Antimalarials
Chapter 12 Protein Kinase C Inhibitory Phenylpropanoid Glycosides from Polygonum Species
Annonaceous Acetogenins as New Pesticidal and Antitumor Agents
Chapter 14 A Strategy for Rapid Identification of Novel Therapeutic Leads from Natural Products
Chapter 15 Dynamic Dockin Study of the Binding of 1Chloro24Dinitrobenzene in the Putative Electrophile Binding Site of Naturally Occurring Hu...
Standardization and Biological Activity
Chapter 17 Marine Natural Products as Leads to Develop New Drugs and Insecticides
A View from the Trenches

Chapter 10 Naturally Occurring Antimutagenic and Cytoprotective Agents
A Natural Product with High Affinity for Neuronal Nicotinic Receptors and a Vast Potential for Use in Neurological Disorders

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