Lead Molecules from Natural Products: Discovery and New Trends
Elsevier, Jul 7, 2006 - Science - 448 pages
Lead Molecules from Natural Products: Discovery and New Trends provides the reader with a thorough overview of current discoveries and trends in Natural Products research.
This book consists of 22 chapters from well known scientists all over the world, with topics ranging from Natural Product Chemistry and Phytochemistry in their most basic form, to Molecular Biology and in silico drug design. Contributors describe their own laboratory experiences, revealing their findings, the legal issues encountered.
The chapters, all of equally high quality, summarize years of extensive research in each area, and provide insight in the new themes of natural product research. The information will help to predict promising leads, useful for physicians in the treatment of different diseases and disease manifestations.
* Explains the effects of plant extracts on gene expression profiling.
* Details medicinal plant research from around the world
* Explores a variety of medicinal uses of plants from traditional remedies, to anti-cancer agents and anti-salmonella agents.
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Effects of medicinal plant extracts on molecular interactions between DNA and transcription factors
from biologically active molecules to drugs
Herbal extracts and compounds active against herpes simplex virus
Pharmacological modulation of cough reflex
Phytotherapy of cough
The medicinal potential of black seed Nigella sativa and its components
the case of Croton cajucara
Antihypertensive peptides from natural resources
chemistry and pharmacology
Inhibition of immunodeficiency type1 virus HIV1 life cycle by medicinal plant extracts and plantderived compounds
Anticancer properties of saffron Crocus sativus Linn
Lead compounds and drug candidates from some Turkish plants for human health
Molecular design of multifunctional antiSalmonella agents based on natural products
Plant growth inhibitory activities by secondary metabolites isolated from Latin American flora
recent advances and future prospects for cancer treatment
Anticancer and medicinal properties of essential oil and extracts of East Mediterranean sage salvia triloba
Marine organisms from Brazil as source of potential anticancer agents
Anticancer potential of Northeast Brazilian plants
Safety and efficacy of phytomedicines
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