Natural Products and Cancer Signaling: Isoprenoids, Polyphenols and Flavonoids: Volume 36
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Natural Products and Cancer Signaling: Isoprenoids, Polyphenols and Flavonoids: Volume 36

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Natural compounds from a variety of natural resources including plants have emerged as important source of anticancer drug development. This special issue will highlight the significant advance in elucidating mechanisms of action of these natural compounds, focusing especially on isoprenoids and polyphenols/flavonoids.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 282 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 19.05mm | 540g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • 0128022159
  • 9780128022153

Table of contents

Introduction
S. Zahra Bathaie and Fuyuhiko Tamanoi
Perillyl Alcohol (Monoterpen Alcohol), Limonene
Shahla Shojaei, Amir Kiumarsi, Adel Rezaei Moghadam, Javad Alizadeh, Hassan Marzban and Saeid Ghavami
Ganoderic Acid and Lucidenic Acid (Triterpenoid)
Chin-Lin Hsu and Gow-Chin Yen
Anticancer Effect and Molecular Targets of Saffron Carotenoids
S. Zahra Bathaie, Azam Bolhasani and Fuyuhiko Tamanoi
Zerumbone from Ginger (Monoterpenoid)
Yoichi Matsuo and Hiromitsu Takeyama
Research Progress on Natural Triterpenoid Saponins in the Chemoprevention and Chemotherapy of Cancer
Jun-Rong Du, Fang-Yi Long and Chu Chen
Neem Limonoids as Anticancer Agents: Molecular Targets and Signaling Pathways
Siddavaram Nagini
Curcumin: A Potent Modulator of Multiple Enzymes in Multiple Cancers
Adeeb Shehzad, Raheem Shahzad and Young Sup Lee
Molecular Targets of Honokiol: A Promising Phytochemical for Effective Cancer
Courey Averett, Sumit Arora, Haseeb Zubair, Seema Singh, Arun Bhardwaj and Ajay P. Singh
Effects of Tea Catechins on Cancer Signaling Pathways
Chung S. Yang, Hong Wang, Jayson X. Chen and Jinsong Zhang
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About Fuyuhiko Tamanoi

Fuyu Tamanoi is a biochemist who has served on the UCLA School of Medicine and UCLA College faculty since he joined the Department of Microbiology, Immunology & Molecular Genetics in 1993. He became a full professor in 1997. Since 1996, he has been a Director of Signal Transduction Program Area at Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center. Dr. Tamanoi earned his B.S. and M.S. in Biochemistry at the University of Tokyo. He received PhD in Molecular Biology at Nagoya University in 1977. He was a postdoctoral fellow at Harvard Medical School, where he worked on bacteriophage DNA replication. From 1980 to 1985, he was a senior staff investigator at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, where he worked on adenovirus DNA replication. From 1985 to 1993, he was an Assistant Professor and then Associate Professor at the University of Chicago, where he initiated studies on lipid modification of the Ras family proteins. His laboratory research centers on signal transduction and signal transduction inhibitors. He is currently exploring ways to deliver signal transduction inhibitors using nanoparticles.
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