Drugs From Natural Products

Drugs From Natural Products : Pharmaceuticals and Agrochemicals

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This book reviews the potential of drug compounds obtained from plant and animal, as well as microbial and fungal origin. Drug design and computer-aided structural analysis are covered in detail, reviewing approaches to the production of therapeutic protein drugs, the biological control of weeds, and specific examples of natural-product drugs such as relaxants and immunomodulators.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 450 pages
  • 184.15 x 247.65 x 12.7mm | 454g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0130965464
  • 9780130965462

Table of contents

Contents: Overview. Natural Products from Plants. Non-antibiotic Drugs from Fungal Sources. Immortalised Mammalian Cells in Therapeutic Compounds. From Toxins to Drugs. Target Site Delivery of Herbicides. Microbes as Herbicides. Screening for Novel Natural Nematicides. Insecticide Design. Anti-transpirants and Growth Regulators. Immunoregulatory Compounds. Muscle Relaxants. Anti-inflammatory Compounds. References. Index.
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