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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Contents

Chapter 2 Fractionation of Plants to Discover Substances to Combat Cancer
xvi
Realizing the Potential
xxiv
Chapter 4 Biodiversity Conservation Economic Development and Drug Discovery in Suriname
xxxvii
Chapter 5 Recent Trends in the Use of Natural Products and Their Derivatives as Potential Pharmaceutical Agents
lviii
Chapter 6 Highlights of Research on PlantDerived Natural Products and Their Analogs with Antitumor AntiHIV and Antifungal Activity
5-9
Virulence Factor Targets
5-31
Chapter 8 Reactive Quinones From Chemical Defense Mechanisms in Plants to Drug Design
5-44
Chapter 9 StructureActivity Relationships of PeroxideBased Artemisinin Antimalarials
5-55
Chapter 12 Protein Kinase C Inhibitory Phenylpropanoid Glycosides from Polygonum Species
11-15
Annonaceous Acetogenins as New Pesticidal and Antitumor Agents
11-24
Chapter 14 A Strategy for Rapid Identification of Novel Therapeutic Leads from Natural Products
13-11
Chapter 15 Dynamic Dockin Study of the Binding of 1Chloro24Dinitrobenzene in the Putative Electrophile Binding Site of Naturally Occurring Hu...
14-9
Standardization and Biological Activity
16-1
Chapter 17 Marine Natural Products as Leads to Develop New Drugs and Insecticides
233
A View from the Trenches
253
Index
266

Chapter 10 Naturally Occurring Antimutagenic and Cytoprotective Agents
5-67
A Natural Product with High Affinity for Neuronal Nicotinic Receptors and a Vast Potential for Use in Neurological Disorders
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