Cancer Inhibitors from Chinese Natural Medicines

1st Edition

Jun-Ping Xu

CRC Press
Published December 1, 2016
Reference - 731 Pages - 244 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781498787642 - CAT# K30263

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Summary

Nature is an attractive source of therapeutic and preventive compounds, and with such chemical diversity found in millions of species of plants, over 60% of currently used anticancer agents are derived from natural sources. Cancer Inhibitors from Chinese Natural Medicines summarizes new advancements in the experimental and clinical research of a selection of promising cancer inhibitors. It focuses on the latest scientific investigations of 238 Chinese herbs and discusses important aspects, including the types of inhibitors in the herbs, level of potency, mechanisms, and the advances in modification and formulation. Formulations from nano-particulates and immunotoxins in cancer inhibitors are also included in this comprehensive resource.