Economic and Medicinal Plant Research: v. 5
Intended for universities, industrial pharmaceuticals, biochemists studying natural plant products, chemotherapists, toxicologists, botanists, and anthropologists, this book highlights the role of medicinal plants and traditional remedies in the primary health care of large parts of the world's population. The analysis opens many possibilities for the study and development of new and plant-derived drugs.
- Hardback | 400 pages
- 152 x 229 x 19.05mm | 616g
- 01 Nov 1991
- Elsevier Science Publishing Co Inc
- Academic Press Inc
- San Diego, United States
Table of contents
Plants and other organisms as a source of anti-HIV agents, D.Lednicer and K.M.Snader; plant extract as renewable energy sources, M.F.Balandrin; guggulipid, a promising hypolipidemic agent from the gum guggul (commiphorawightii), G.V.Satyavati; high capacity screening - natural products as immune regulators, J.P.Devlin et al; anti-tumour topoisomerase, M.E.Wall and M.C.Wani; chemistry and biological activities of tannins in medicinal plants, T.Okuda et al; plants as sources of potential antiviral agents, C.T.Che; echinacea species as potential immunostimulatory drugs, R.Bauer and H.Wagner; antiplatelet activity from plants, D.L.Venton, S.O.Kim and G.C.Le Breton; plants against snakebite, W.B.Mors.