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Author Anchang, Kenneth Yongabi, editor

Title Application of phytobiotechnology in the control of tropical infectious diseases / Kenneth Yongabi Anchang
Published New York : Nova Biomedical, [2016]
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Series Biotechnology in agriculture, industry and medicine
Biotechnology in agriculture, industry and medicine series.
Contents APPLICATION OF PHYTOBIOTECHNOLOGY IN THE CONTROL OF TROPICAL INFECTIOUS DISEASES ; APPLICATION OF PHYTOBIOTECHNOLOGY IN THE CONTROL OF TROPICAL INFECTIOUS DISEASES ; Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data; CONTENTS ; ACKNOWLEDGMENTS ; SUMMARY ; Chapter 1 GENERAL INTRODUCTION ; 1.1. THE CONCEPT OF MEDICINAL PLANTS AND PHYTOBIOTECHNOLOGY ; 1.2. A RECAP OF TROPICAL INFECTIOUS DISEASES AND CONTEMPORARY CHALLENGES; 1.3. CHALLENGES INVOLVED IN CONTROLLING INFECTIOUS DISEASES IN AFRICA; 1.4. SYNTHETIC ANTIBIOTICS IN HEALTH CARE AND THEIR SHORTFALLS
1.4.1. A Brief View of Antibiotics Used in Disease Control Today in the Tropics Chapter 2 DEFINITION OF THE INVESTIGATION ; Chapter 3 DYNAMICS OF THE ANTICIPATED SOLUTION ; 3.1. AIMS AND OBJECTIVES OF THIS STUDY; 3.2. METHODOLOGY ; 3.2.1. Medicinal Plant Sample Collection and General Processing Methods ; 3.2.2. Extraction ; 3.2.3. Antibacterial Assay in Vitro ; 3.2.4. Antifungal Assay ; 3.2.5. Formulation of Phytobased Drugs ; Chapter 4 OVERALL OUTCOMES ; Chapter 5 ANALYSIS ; 5.1. PHYTOBIOTECHNOLOGY IN VECTOR CONTROL
5.1.1. Management of Cutaneous Leishmaniasis and Dracunculiasis in Northern Cameroon and Nigeria Using Indigenous Knowledge and Medicinal Plants5.2. MEDICINAL PLANTS AND MEDICINAL PLANT BIOTECHNOLOGY IN THE CONTROL OF MOSQUITOES (ANOPHELES) AND HOUSEFLIES (MUSCA DOMESTICA) IN THE TROPICS ; 5.3. MEDICINAL PLANTS AND MACROFUNGI IN THE CONTROL OF FUNGAL INFECTIONS AND OTHER DERMATOLOGICAL PROBLEMS ; 5.4. EMPLOYING PHYTOBIOTECHNOLOGY IN THE MANAGEMENT AND TREATMENT OF HIV/AIDS
5.5. ROLE OF PHYTOBIOTECHNOLOGY IN THE TREATMENT OF COMPLICATIONS, INFECTIOUS DISEASE INDUCED CARDIAC, NEUROLOGICAL, CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM AND RHEUMATIC ARTHRITIS DISORDERS 5.6. MANAGEMENT OF HEPATITIS, CANCERS AND AUTOIMMUNE DISORDERS USING MEDICINAL PLANT EXTRACTS ; 5.7. PHYTOBIOTECHNOLOGY IMPACT IN PREVENTIVE MEDICINE ; 5.7.1. Exploiting the Potential of African Medicinal Plants and Phytobiotechnologies in Environmental Sanitation, Hygiene and Water Purification ; 5.7.2. Disinfecting Pit Toilets in Cameroon Using Phytobiotechnologies ; Chapter 6 CONCLUSION; Chapter 7 GLOSSARY
Appendix LIST OF PLATES REFERENCES; ABOUT THE AUTHOR ; INDEX
Notes Includes index
Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed February 11, 2016)
Subject Emerging infectious diseases.
Tropical medicine.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1634840186 (electronic bk)
9781634840187 (electronic bk)