Bioactive Phytochemicals: Perspectives for Modern Medicine Vol. 1

by Vijay Kumar Gupta

ISBN: 9789383048977
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Imprint : DAYA
Year : 2021
Price : Rs. 15995.00
Biblio : xi+516p., col., plts., figs., tabls., 25 cm

Author Profile

Dr. V. K. Gupta is working as Sr. Principal Scientist & Head, Central Animal Facility, Indian Institute of Integrative Medicine (CSIR), Jammu.

About The Book

Plant kingdom represents a vast emporium of untapped medicinal potential and play a vital role for the development of new drugs. The medicinal value of drug plants is due to the presence of some chemical compounds in the plant tissue that produce a definite physiological action on human body. Early societies learned through trial and error that many plants contained substances with significant curative properties and over the years the natural products became used in more refined ways leading ul

Table of Contents

CONTENTS <BR> Chapter 1: Bioactive Pregnanes and Cardenolides from Nerium oleander by Liming Bai, Ming Zhao, Yuhua Bai, Asami Toki, Ryo Hasegawa, Junichi Sakai, Toshiaki Hasegawa, Mariko Ando, Tomokazu Mitsui, Hirotsugu Ogura, Takao Kataoka, Katsutoshi Hirose and Masayoshi Ando (Japan, China); Chapter 2: Flavonoids and their Anti-Diabetic Potentials by A.O. Ayeleso, O.O. Oguntibeju and N. Brooks (South Africa); Chapter 3: Limonene: A Systematic Overview for its Chemistry and Bioactivity by P. K