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Sugar Palm Biofibers, Biopolymers, and Biocomposites

1st Edition

S. M. Sapuan, J. Sahari, M.R. Ishak, M.L. Sanyang
October 10, 2018

Natural fibre composites are increasingly being viewed as viable and environmentally responsible alternatives to synthetic fibre composites and plastics. Sugar Palm Biofibers, Biopolymers, and Biocomposites considers the use of sugar palm fibres for materials development and application. It offers...

Chemical Ecology: The Ecological Impacts of Marine Natural Products

1st Edition

Melany P. Puglisi, Mikel A. Becerro
September 24, 2018

During the past 20 years, marine chemical ecology has emerged as a respected field of study providing a better understanding of the role natural products play in organisms and their environments. Ample data in this book advocates the conservation of marine environments for future drug...

Designing with Natural Materials

1st Edition

Graham A. Ormondroyd, Angela F. Morris
September 24, 2018

In a world now forced to address the issues of sustainability, environmental impact, and the widespread pollution of land and oceans with manmade materials, alternative resources must be considered for the future of the planet. A vast array of natural materials is available throughout the world...

Biology and Ecology of Pharmaceutical Marine Sponges

1st Edition

Ramasamy Santhanam, Santhanam Ramesh, Anbu Jeba Sunilson
September 07, 2018

Biology and Ecology of Pharmaceutical Marine Sponges is the first comprehensive book of its kind written by scientists from both the Marine Biology and Pharmacy disciplines to fill the long-felt need for a marine natural products book devoted exclusively to sponges. Sponges are the most primitive...

Fingerprinting Analysis and Quality Control Methods of Herbal Medicines

1st Edition

Ravindra Kumar Pandey, Shiv Shankar Shukla, Amber Vyas, Vishal Jain, Parag Jain, Shailendra Saraf
July 03, 2018

Due to the increase in the consumption of herbal medicine, there is a need to know which scientifically based methods are appropriate for assessing the quality of herbal medicines. Fingerprinting has emerged as a suitable technique for quality estimation. Chemical markers are used for evaluation of...

Analytical Techniques for Quality Control of Medicinal Plants

1st Edition

Satyanshu Kumar, Raghuraj Singh
June 30, 2018

This book discusses current concepts and practice on analytical approaches for characterization of medicinal plants and plant-based products. It reviews all aspects of extraction, spectroscopic analysis, isolation, chemometrics, DNA bar-coding, in-line processing, and bioassays....

Kenaf Fibers and Composites

1st Edition

S. M. Sapuan, M.R. Ishak, J. Sahari, Muhammed Lamin Sanyang
June 28, 2018

Kenaf fiber is gaining attention as an alternative reinforcement for composite products due to low cost, reduced environmental impact, and attractive mechanical properties. Kenaf Fibers and Composites covers the breadth of these exciting materials, from raw material preparation to application in a...

Biology and Ecology of Pharmaceutical Marine Plants

1st Edition

Ramasamy Santhanam, Santhanam Ramesh, Hafiz Ansar Rasul Suleria
June 12, 2018

Marine plants such as algae (blue-green algae and seaweeds), seagrasses, mangrove plants, salt-tolerant or salt-loving plants (halophytes) and coastal sand dune plants are known to generate approximately 70% of oxygen on earth, and help regulate oxygen in the atmosphere. These plants are potential...

Medicinal Plants: Promising Future for Health and New Drugs

1st Edition

Parimelazhagan Thangaraj
April 05, 2018

This book highlights the importance of traditional medicines, focuses on the standardization of herbal medicine and evaluates opportunities for advancing drug research. It addresses issues in utilization of medicinal plants and shares the importance of herbs in neutraceutics. It provides most...

Natural Substances for Cancer Prevention

1st Edition

Jun-Ping Xu
February 22, 2018

Natural Substances for Cancer Prevention explores in detail how numerous investigations in chemical biology and molecular biology have established strong scientific evidence demonstrating how the properties of naturally occurring bioactive chemicals hamper all stages of cancers (from initiation to...

Asymmetric Synthesis of Drugs and Natural Products

1st Edition

Ahindra Nag
January 26, 2018

This book focuses on different techniques of asymmetric synthesis of important compounds, such as drugs and natural products. It gives insightful information on recent asymmetric synthesis by Inorganic, Organic and Enzymatic combinations. It also emphasizes chiral compounds and design of new...

Artemisia annua: Prospects, Applications and Therapeutic Uses

1st Edition

Tariq Aftab, M. Naeem, M. Masroor A. Khan
December 27, 2017

Artemisia annua is a well-known medicinal plant that has been utilized for a number of purposes, including malaria, for centuries. This is the first comprehensive book to cover the importance of Artemisia annua in the global health crisis and in the treatment against diseases. A component and...

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