Lead Compounds from Medicinal Plants for the Treatment of Cancer

Written By Christophe Wiart
Lead Compounds from Medicinal Plants for the Treatment of Cancer
  • Publsiher : Academic Press
  • Release : 03 October 2022
  • ISBN : 0123983711
  • Pages : 410 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Read or download book entitled Lead Compounds from Medicinal Plants for the Treatment of Cancer written by Christophe Wiart which was release on 03 October 2022, this book published by Academic Press. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: Lead Compounds from Medicinal Plants for the Treatment of Cancer is the first volume in the series, Pharmaceutical Leads from Medicinal Plants. The plant species described in this reference have been carefully selected based on pharmacological evidence and represent today's most promising sources of natural products for the discovery of anti-cancer drugs. Containing references to primary source material, over a hundred botanical illustrations, a table of chemical structures and much more, this book is an essential starting point for cancer researchers and those involved in anti-cancer drug discovery helping you identify the best novel lead molecules for further anti-cancer drug development. Provides a compilation of hundreds of medicinal plants from Europe, Asia, North and South America and Africa that contain prominent lead candidates for anti-cancer drug discovery Contains primary source references and hundreds of the most relevant citations from the current literature for additional research Offers cancer researchers and pharmaceutical scientists valuable tools such as chemical structures and promising pharmacological data to help them select the novel lead compounds that will best aid drug discovery.

Lead Compounds from Medicinal Plants for the Treatment of Cancer

Lead Compounds from Medicinal Plants for the Treatment of Cancer
  • Author : Christophe Wiart
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2013
  • Total pages : 410
  • ISBN : 0123983711
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Summary : Lead Compounds from Medicinal Plants for the Treatment of Cancer is the first volume in the series, Pharmaceutical Leads from Medicinal Plants. The plant species described in this reference have been carefully selected based on pharmacological evidence and represent today's most promising sources of natural products for the discovery of ...

Phytochemicals as Lead Compounds for New Drug Discovery

Phytochemicals as Lead Compounds for New Drug Discovery
  • Author : Chukwuebuka Egbuna,Shashank Kumar,Jonathan C. Ifemeje,Shahira M. Ezzat,Saravanan Kaliyaperumal
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2019-09-07
  • Total pages : 378
  • ISBN : 0123983711
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Summary : Phytochemicals as Lead Compounds for New Drug Discovery presents complete coverage of the recent advances in the discovery of phytochemicals from medicinal plants as models to the development of new drugs and chemical entities. Functional bioactive compounds of plant origin have been an invaluable source for many human therapeutic drugs ...

Anticancer Plants Mechanisms and Molecular Interactions

Anticancer Plants  Mechanisms and Molecular Interactions
  • Author : Mohd Sayeed Akhtar,Mallappa Kumara Swamy
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2018-07-03
  • Total pages : 360
  • ISBN : 0123983711
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Summary : This book summarizes the application of plant derived anticancer compounds as chemopreventives to treat several cancer types, focusing on the molecular mechanisms of action of phytocompounds and providing an overview of the basic processes at the cellular and molecular level that are involved in the progression of the cancer and ...

Recent Trends in Medicinal Plants Research

Recent Trends in Medicinal Plants Research
  • Author : Lie-Fen Shyur,Allan S. Y. Lau
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2012-08-17
  • Total pages : 476
  • ISBN : 0123983711
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Summary : Plants and other living organisms have great potential to treat human disease. There are two distinct types of biomedical research that seek to develop this potential. One type of research explores the value of medicinal plants as traditionally used and studies of these plants have the potential to determine which ...

Pharmacological Properties of Plant Derived Natural Products and Implications for Human Health

Pharmacological Properties of Plant Derived Natural Products and Implications for Human Health
  • Author : George E. Barreto,Amirhossein Sahebkar
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2021-04-16
  • Total pages : 603
  • ISBN : 0123983711
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Summary : Medicinal plants and their derived products remain as an indispensable source of bioactive molecules that serve as either drug candidates or lead compounds for drug design and discovery. There are several advantages for plant-derived therapeutics including wide availability, diverse pharmacological actions and a generally good profile of safety and tolerability. ...

Lead Molecules from Natural Products

Lead Molecules from Natural Products
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2006-07-07
  • Total pages : 448
  • ISBN : 0123983711
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Summary : 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 ...

Insilico Docking Against Breast Cancer Using Rhinacanthone

Insilico Docking Against Breast Cancer Using Rhinacanthone
  • Author : S. Radhamahendran,P. Udaybhaskar,A. Ramkumar
  • Publisher : LAP Lambert Academic Publishing
  • Release Date : 2012-08-01
  • Total pages : 124
  • ISBN : 0123983711
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Summary : The drug-likeness and efficiency of various herbal compounds were screened by docking studies. One of the main pharmacological problems today in the treatment of cancer consists of the fact that anti-inflammatory drugs usually exhibit side effects. The natural products offer a great hope in the identification of bioactive lead compounds ...

Medicinal Value of Eucalyptus E Camaldulensis

Medicinal Value of Eucalyptus  E  Camaldulensis
  • Author : Md Farhadul Islam,Dr. Jahan Ara Khanam
  • Publisher : LAP Lambert Academic Publishing
  • Release Date : 2015-11-12
  • Total pages : 80
  • ISBN : 0123983711
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Summary : Cancer is the second most common cause of mortality of human being. Research is going on all over the world to develop treatment modalities, including chemotherapy for better management of this deadly disease. Drugs lead compounds of natural origin are the potential candidate for the development of functionally active chemotherapeutic ...

Bioassay Methods in Natural Product Research and Drug Development

Bioassay Methods in Natural Product Research and Drug Development
  • Author : Lars Bohlin,Jan G. Bruhn
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2012-12-06
  • Total pages : 203
  • ISBN : 0123983711
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Summary : Bioassay Methods in Natural Product Research and Drug Development contains the proceedings from the Phytochemical Society of Europe's very successful symposium on this topic, held August 24-27, 1997 in Uppsala, Sweden. In this volume, leading academic and industrial scientists discuss novel methods for assaying natural products to find new structure-activity relationships. ...

Food as Medicine

Food as Medicine
  • Author : Maurice M. Iwu
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2016-11-25
  • Total pages : 384
  • ISBN : 0123983711
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Summary : This comprehensive book documents African plants used for functional and medicinal foods. It contains more than 60 detailed monographs of African foods, describing foods with various characteristics such as prebiotic, probiotic, satiety, immune modulation, stress-reduction, sports performance, mental acuity, sleep-supporting, metabolic syndrome, antioxidant, and unsaturated fats. Plant description, botanical names and ...

Anticancer Plants Clinical Trials and Nanotechnology

Anticancer Plants  Clinical Trials and Nanotechnology
  • Author : Mohd Sayeed Akhtar,Mallappa Kumara Swamy
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2018-07-03
  • Total pages : 322
  • ISBN : 0123983711
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Summary : Cancer is one of the leading causes of death in human beings. Though several synthetic medicines are used to treat cancer, they are largely inefficient and unsafe. In contrast, plants, which have been used for medicinal purposes since time immemorial, have proved to be useful in fighting cancer, with natural ...

Medicinal Plants for Lung Diseases

Medicinal Plants for Lung Diseases
  • Author : Kamal Dua,Srinivas Nammi,Dennis Chang,Dinesh Kumar Chellappan,Gaurav Gupta,Trudi Collet
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2021-07-30
  • Total pages : 622
  • ISBN : 0123983711
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Summary : This book summarizes experimentally-supported research on the therapeutic efficacy of plant extracts and their constituents on a range of respiratory diseases including infections. It discusses the pharmacological, cellular and molecular factors involved in the pathogenies of respiratory diseases and their modulation by plant-derived compounds. Additionally, it underlines the growing relevance ...

Food Aroma Evolution

Food Aroma Evolution
  • Author : Matteo Bordiga,Leo M.L. Nollet
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2019-11-15
  • Total pages : 726
  • ISBN : 0123983711
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Summary : Of the five senses, smell is the most direct and food aromas are the key drivers of our flavor experience. They are crucial for the synergy of food and drinks. Up to 80% of what we call taste is actually aroma. Food Aroma Evolution: During Food Processing, Cooking, and Aging focuses ...

Phytochemistry of Australia s Tropical Rainforest

Phytochemistry of Australia s Tropical Rainforest
  • Author : Cheryll J. Williams
  • Publisher : CSIRO PUBLISHING
  • Release Date : 2021-12
  • Total pages : 584
  • ISBN : 0123983711
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Summary : Rare, unique and irreplaceable – precious native rainforests occupy a precariously small part of Australia while retaining a remarkable level of both biological and chemical diversity unrivalled by any other ecosystem. Australia's ancient history and traditions are intimately intertwined with the rainforest plants that humans have utilised as both food and ...

Advances in Pharmaceutical Biotechnology

Advances in Pharmaceutical Biotechnology
  • Author : Jayanta Kumar Patra,Amritesh C. Shukla,Gitishree Das
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2020-03-30
  • Total pages : 478
  • ISBN : 0123983711
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Summary : This book explains both the basic science and the applications of biotechnology-derived pharmaceuticals, with special emphasis on their clinical uses. The foundations of pharmaceutical biotechnology lie mainly in the capability of plants, microorganism, and animals to produce low and high molecular weight compounds useful as therapeutics. Pharmaceutical biotechnology has flourished ...