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Essential Oils and Nanotechnology for Treatment of Microbial Diseases

1st Edition

Mahendra Rai, Susana Zacchino, Marcos Derita
October 03, 2017

There has been emergence of multidrug resistance problem all over the world due to overuse or underuse of antibiotics. Most microbes including bacteria, fungi, protozoans and others have developed resistance to antibiotics, and therefore, this problem is now recognized to be of global concern....

Chemical Biology of Natural Products

1st Edition

David J. Newman, Gordon M. Cragg, Paul Grothaus
September 18, 2017

Chemical Biology of Natural Products This unique, long-awaited volume is designed to address contemporary aspects of natural product chemistry and its influence on biological systems, not solely on human interactions. The subjects covered include discovery, isolation and characterization,...

Phytochemicals in Citrus: Applications in Functional Foods

1st Edition

Xingqian Ye
September 14, 2017

Citrus fruits have long been popular around the world due to their good flavor, taste, high nutritional value, and their healthy properties. Citrus is well known as a rich source of vitamin C. Citrus fruits also contain many other functional bioactive phytochemicals including terpenoids,...

Figs: The Genus Ficus

1st Edition

Ephraim Philip Lansky, Helena Maaria Paavilainen
September 12, 2017

With a history as ancient as any cultivated fruit, many believe the fig has been with us even longer than the pomegranate. The Ficus constitutes one of the largest and hardiest genera of flowering plants featuring as many as 750 species. Although the extraordinary mutualism between figs and their...

Chinese and Botanical Medicines: Traditional Uses and Modern Scientific Approaches

1st Edition

Raymond Cooper, Chun-Tao Che, Daniel Kam-Wah Mok, Charmaine Wing-Yee Tsang
September 06, 2017

Chinese and Botanical Medicines: Traditional Uses and Modern Scientific Approaches is a classroom-tested book that contains a balance of chemistry, the history of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), and the theory and practice of a modern TCM practitioner. This distinct book reviews the scientific...

Marine Nutraceuticals: Prospects and Perspectives

1st Edition

Se-Kwon Kim
June 30, 2017

There is a great deal of consumer interest in natural bioactive substances due to their health benefits. Offering the potential to provide valuable nutraceuticals and functional food ingredients, marine-derived compounds are an abundant source of nutritionally and pharmacologically active agents,...

Industrial Applications of Marine Biopolymers

1st Edition

Parappurath Narayanan Sudha
June 27, 2017

Industrial Applications of Marine Biopolymers presents different classes of marine biopolymers and their industrial applications, demonstrating the precious value of ocean resources to society. This timely volume discusses the exceedingly useful polymers derived from these materials that are...

Phyllanthus Species: Scientific Evaluation and Medicinal Applications

1st Edition

Ramadasan Kuttan, K.B. Harikumar
May 31, 2017

The genus Phyllanthus has over 1,000 species distributed worldwide, many of which have been used indigenously for the treatment of a variety of ailments for generations. Researchers have developed ways to analyze the potential of these plants and demonstrated the pharmacological action and various...

Biopharmaceuticals in Plants: Toward the Next Century of Medicine

1st Edition

Kathleen Laura Hefferon
May 22, 2017

Transgenic plants present enormous potential to become one of the most cost-effective and safe systems for large-scale production of proteins for industrial, pharmaceutical, veterinary, and agricultural uses. Over the past decade, much progress has been made with respect to the development of...

Drugs of Natural Origin: A Treatise of Pharmacognosy, Seventh Edition

7th Edition

Gunnar Samuelsson, Lars Bohlin
April 18, 2017

Drugs of Natural Origin is a unique multidisciplinary book suitable for undergraduate and graduate students and teachers in the area of natural product science, but also as a complementary book for disciplines like medicinal chemistry, biochemistry and pharmacology. The book can also serve society...

The Genus Syzygium: Syzygium cumini and Other Underutilized Species

1st Edition

K. N. Nair
April 13, 2017

Syzygium is a well-known source of the globally traded clove as well as the widely cultivated jambolan, water apple, rose apple, wax apple, mountain apple, and several other underutilized species. These plants have multiple uses as edible fruits, medicine, spice, food colorants, and flavorings. The...

CRC World Dictionary of Palms: Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology (2 Volume Set)

1st Edition

Umberto Quattrocchi
February 22, 2017

From the Foreword Umberto Quattrocchi has brought us some amazing and useful works through the various dictionaries that he has compiled. This time it is for two very important plant families the palms and the cycads that are synthesized here in these two volumes. Each entry is fascinating not just...

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