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Potent Anticancer Medicinal Plants: Secondary Metabolite Profiling, Active Ingredients, and Pharmacological Outcomes

 Potent Anticancer Medicinal Plants: Secondary Metabolite Profiling, Active Ingredients, and Pharmacological Outcomes

Potent Anticancer Medicinal Plants: Secondary Metabolite Profiling, Active Ingredients, and Pharmacological Outcomes

$15.00

Deepu Pandita, Anu Pandita

ISBNs: B0CKFGRXJ7, 1774913119, 9781774913116, 9781774913123, 9781003431190, 978-1774913116, 978-1774913123, 978-1003431190, 978-1-77491-311-6, 978-1-77491-312-3, 978-1-00343-119-0

English | 2024 | PDF | 307 Pages

Herbal medicines play a critical role in the prevention and treatment of cancer disorders, which are a foremost cause of human disease and death worldwide. This new volume provides a wealth of valuable information on the most vital plant genera and species that have potent anticancer activities, namely Garcinia indica, Centella asiatica Linn, Nigella sativa, Ocimum sanctum, Boswellia serrata Roxb, Catharanthus roseus, Withania somnifera (Linn.) Dunal, Camptotheca acuminata Decne, Taxus baccata L., Panax ginseng, Tinospora cordifolia (Wild) Miers, Taxus brevifolia, and Glycyrrhiza glabra. These anticancer medicinal plants are bestowed with a novel and essential array of chemotherapeutic complexes, biologically active molecules, and secondary metabolites (such as taxol, vinblastine, vincristine, camptothecin, topotecan, etc.) with promising properties to cure cancer in humans. These plants show a vast potential for new drug discovery in the era of modern medicine to fight against cancer.

Key features of the book:

Provides knowledge of secondary metabolite profiling, active ingredients, modes of action, and pharmacological outcomes of various anticancer plants
Discusses the potential of important anticancer plants at the global level
Offers information to promote the discovery of new drugs from anticancer plants
This book will be valuable to oncologists, cancer researchers, biotechnologists, medicinal chemists, pharmacists, pharmacologists, phytochemists, members of biomedical and pharmaceutical sciences working in the areas of cancer treatment, and upper-level students and residents in pharmacy and medicine.