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Title Medicinal plant research in Africa : pharmacology and chemistry / edited by Victor Kuete
Published London : Elsevier Ltd., 2013
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Description 1 online resource (xxv, 890 pages) : illustrations
Series Elsevier insights
Elsevier insights.
Contents 1. Monoterpenes and related compounds from the medicinal plants of Africa / Michel Kenne Tchimene [and three others] -- 2. Sesquiterpenes from the medicinal plants of Africa / Maurice D. Awouafack [and three others] -- 3. Diterpenoids from the medicinal plants of Africa / Louis Pergaud Sandjo and Victor Kuete -- 4. Triterpenes and steroids from the medicinal plants of Africa / Louis Pergaud Sandjo and Victor Kuete -- 5. Essential oils from the medicinal plants of Africa / Oladipupo A. Lawal and Isiaka A. Ogunwande -- 6. Simple phenols, phenolic acids, and related esters from the medicinal plants of Africa / Guy B. Kougan [and three others] -- 7. Phenylpropanoids and related compounds from the medicinal plants of Africa / Victor Kuete -- 8. Coumarins and related compounds from the medicinal plants of Africa / Herve Martial Poumale Poumale [and four others] -- 9. Flavonoids and related compounds from the medicinal plants of Africa / Bathelemy Ngameni [and nine others] -- 10. Quinones and benzophenones from the medicinal plants of Africa / Kenneth O. Eyong, Victor Kuete and Thomas Efferth -- 11. Xanthones and anthranoids from the medicinal plants of Africa / Ofentse Mazimba [and three others] -- 12. Lignans and stilbenes from African medicinal plants / Apollinaire Tsopmo, Francis M. Awah and Victor Kuete -- 13. Tannins and related compounds from medicinal plants of Africa / Abdelaaty A. Shahat and Mohamed S. Marzouk -- 14. Alkaloids from the medicinal plants of Africa / Jean Duplex Wansi [and three others] -- 15. Ceramides, cerebrosides, and related long chains containing derivatives from the medicinal plants of Africa / Louis Pergaud Sandjo and Victor Kuete -- 16. Antibacterial, antifungal, and antiviral activities of African medicinal plants / Ashwell R. Ndhlala [and five others] -- 17. Antimalarial and other antiprotozoal products from African medicinal plants / Denis Zofou, Victor Kuete and Vincent P.K. Titanji -- 18. Antiproliferative potential of African medicinal plants / Victor Kuete, Katrin Viertel and Thomas Efferth -- 19. Anti-inflammatory and analgesic activities of African medicinal plants / Christian Agyare [and three others] -- 20. Antidiabetes activity of African medicinal plants / Roland N. Ndip, Nicoline F. Tanih and Victor Kuete -- 21. Antioxidant activity of African medicinal plants / Mikhail Olugbemiro Nafiu, Musa Oyewole Salawu and Mutiu Idowu Kazeem -- 22. African medicinal plants acting on the reproductive, cardiovascular, and central nervous systems / Emmanuel Mouafo Tekwu, Veronique Penlap Beng and Victor Kuete -- 23. Legislation on medicinal plants in Africa / Mainen Julius Moshi and Paulo Peter Mhame -- 24. Medicinal plants market and industry in Africa / Jean P. Dzoyem, Emmanuel Tshikalange and Victor Kuete
Summary Explores the essence of natural substances from African medicinal plants and their pharmacological potential
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Online resource; title from pdf information screen (Ebsco, viewed July 30, 2013)
Subject Materia medica, Vegetable -- Africa.
Medicinal plants -- Africa.
Plants -- Africa.
Form Electronic book
Author Kuete, Victor.
ISBN 0124059368 (electronic bk.)
9780124059368 (electronic bk.)