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Title Bioactive natural products for pharmaceutical applications / Dilipkumar Pal, Amit Kumar Nayak, editors
Published Cham : Springer, 2021


Description 1 online resource (xxviii, 862 pages)
Series Advanced Structured Materials, 1869-8433 ; v. 140
Advanced structured materials ; 140. 1869-8433
Contents Elicitor Signal Transduction Leading to the Production of Plant Secondary Metabolites -- An Introduction to Bioactive Natural Products and General Applications -- Plant Polysaccharides in Pharmaceutical Applications -- The Role of Phytochemicals in Cancer Prevention and Cure -- Role of Stress and Defense in Plant Secondary Metabolites Production -- Natural Compounds Extracted from Medicinal Plants and Their Immunomodulatory Activities -- Antibacterial and Antifungal Plant Metabolites from the Tropical Medicinal Plants -- Capillary Electrophoresis: A New Evolutionary Platform of Plant Secondary Metabolites -- Camptothecin: Occurrence, Chemistry and Mode of Action -- Secondary Metabolites from Plant Sources -- Pharmaceutical and Therapeutic Applications of Fenugreek Gum -- Antimicrobial Application Potential of Phytoconstituents from Turmeric and Garlic -- Carvacrol (Origanum vulgare): Therapeutic Properties and Molecular Mechanisms -- Pharmaceutical Application of Bio-actives from Alstonia Genus: Current Findings and Future Directions -- Role of Natural Bio-active Compounds as Antidiabetic Agents -- An Overview of the Bioactivities of Gedunin -- Biological Activities of Marine Products and Nutritional Importance -- Cardiac Tissue Engineering: A Role for Natural Biomaterials -- The Importance of Natural Products in Cosmetics -- Encapsulation of Bioactive Compound and Its Therapeutic Potential -- Tannins and Polyphenols Extracted from Natural Plants and Their Versatile Application -- Piperine: Sources, Properties, Applications, and Biotechnological Production -- Protein and Enzymes Isolated from Plant Sources and Their Utilization in Pharmaceutical Field -- Advances and Perspectives of Gamma-Aminobutyric Acid as a Bioactive Compound in Food -- Medicinal Attribution of Ginsenoside: A Huge Source of Plant Bioactive Compound
Summary This book covers the recent innovations relating to various bioactive natural products (such as alkaloids, glycosides, flavonoids, anthraquinones, steroids, polysaccharides, tannins and polyphenolic compounds, volatile oils, fixed oils, fats and waxes, proteins and peptides, vitamins, marine products, camptothecin, piperines, carvacrol, gedunin, GABA, ginsenosides) and their applications in the pharmaceutical fields related to academic, research and industry
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (SpringerLink, viewed February 18, 2021)
Subject Bioactive compounds.
Pharmaceutical biotechnology.
Pharmaceutical biotechnology.
Bioactive compounds.
Biomedical materials.
Chemistry, Organic.
Pharmaceutical technology.
Genre/Form Electronic books
Form Electronic book
Author Pal, Dilipkumar, editor
Nayak, Amit Kumar, 1979- editor.
ISBN 9783030540272