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Toxicology of the Gastrointestinal Tract, Second Edition

2nd Edition

Shayne Cox Gad
October 31, 2018

The gastrointestinal tract is the most important of the three major routes of entry (and clearance) of xenobiotics and biologic entities into the bodies of mammals. As such, it is also the major route for administration of pharmaceuticals to humans. Gastrointestinal Toxicology, Second Edition...

In-Vitro and In-Vivo Tools in Drug Delivery Research for Optimum Clinical Outcomes

1st Edition

Ambikanandan Misra, Aliasgar Shahiwala
June 27, 2018

This book covers the essentials of drug delivery research and provides a unique forum for scientific experimental methods that are exclusively focused by the in-vitro, ex-vivo, and in-vivo methodologies of drug delivery research and felicitates translational research. The book includes recent and...

Bioactive Compounds of Medicinal Plants: Properties and Potential for Human Health

1st Edition

Megh R. Goyal, Ademola O. Ayeleso
June 18, 2018

This volume sheds new light on the immense potential of medicinal plants for human health from different technological aspects. It presents new research on bioactive compounds in medicinal plants that provide health benefits, including those that have proven especially effective in treating and...

Reverse Pharmacology: Phytocannabinoids, Banned and Restricted Herbals

1st Edition

Amritpal Singh Saroya
April 26, 2018

Reverse Pharmacology: Phytocannabinoids, Banned and Restricted Herbals will serve as a tailormade reference guide for the manufacturers and practitioners of herbal drugs. Part A deals with Reverse Pharmacology & Nanophytomedicine and Part B with Phytocannabinoids and description of banned or...

Antioxidant Nutraceuticals: Preventive and Healthcare Applications

1st Edition

Chuanhai Cao, Sarvadaman Pathak, Kiran Patil
March 29, 2018

This book addresses various clinical and sub clinical applications of antioxidant nutraceuticals, with a primary focus on preventive use for general wellness, common ailments, and such chronic illnesses as cancer and neurological applications. This unique book captures the applications of natural...

Drugs That Changed the World: How Therapeutic Agents Shaped Our Lives

1st Edition

Irwin W. Sherman
January 12, 2018

Drugs are used in the diagnosis, alleviation, treatment, prevention or cure of disease. This is a book about drugs, how they came to be, and how they exert their ‘magic’. Today we have drugs to protect against infectious diseases, to alleviate aches and pains, to allow new organs to replace the old...

Corticotropin-Releasing Factor: Basic and Clinical Studies of a Neuropeptide

1st Edition

Errol B. De Souza
December 18, 2017

This book provides a comprehensive summary of data from basic and clinical studies in support of a role for corticotropin-releasing factor (CRF) as a neurotransmitter in the mammalian central nervous system (CNS). It includes descriptions of the anatomy of CRF and its receptors in the CNS, as well...

Pharmaceutical Dosage Forms and Drug Delivery: Revised and Expanded

3rd Edition

Ram I. Mahato, Ajit S. Narang
November 22, 2017

Completely revised and updated, this third edition of Pharmaceutical Dosage Forms and Drug Delivery elucidates the basic principles of pharmaceutics, biopharmaceutics, dosage form design, and drug delivery – including emerging new biotechnology-based treatment modalities. The authors integrate...

Active Phytochemicals from Chinese Herbal Medicines: Anti-Cancer Activities and Mechanisms

1st Edition

Wing Shing Ho
November 22, 2017

Biomedical Science Chinese herbal medicine represents complementary or adjunctive therapies that often can improve the efficacy of Western medicine to achieve the pharmacological effects, especially in cancer treatment. However, the combination of herbs with therapeutic drugs can raise potential...

Pharmaceutical Dosage Forms: Capsules

1st Edition

Larry L. Augsburger, Stephen W. Hoag
November 09, 2017

Pharmaceutical Dosage Forms: Capsules covers the development, composition, and manufacture of capsules. Despite the important role that capsules play in drug delivery and product development, few comprehensive texts on the science and technology of capsules have been available for the research and...

The Toxicologist's Pocket Handbook

1st Edition

Michael J. Derelanko
October 30, 2017

The third edition of the Toxicologist’s Pocket Handbook, like the first two editions, is a scaled-down version of the best-selling Handbook of Toxicology. It provides the most frequently used toxicology reference information in a convenient pocket-sized book. The format remains the same as the...

Hydrogen Peroxide Metabolism in Health and Disease

1st Edition

Margreet C M Vissers, Mark Hampton, Anthony J. Kettle
October 16, 2017

Much of the biology of oxidative stress and oxidative signalling centres on the generation and handling of hydrogen peroxide. The overall aim for this book would be to provide an insightful and useful forum to assist with the understanding of the relevance of hydrogen peroxide generation and how...

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