Lead Compounds from Medicinal Plants for the Treatment of Cancer

Lead Compounds from Medicinal Plants for the Treatment of Cancer
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Artikel-Nr:
9780123983718
Veröffentl:
2012
Seiten:
432
Autor:
Christophe Wiart
Gewicht:
1066 g
Format:
241x197x27 mm
Serie:
Pharmaceutical Leads from Medi
Sprache:
Englisch
Beschreibung:

Wiart, ChristopheDr. Christophe Wiart is a French pharmacist who for the last 25 years has traveled in various parts of Asia to study in situ the botany, the ancient traditional knowledge, and ethnopharmacology of medicinal plants to bring global awareness both in public and academia on the tremendous pharmaceutical value of medicinal plants of Asia and the Pacific. He has authored more than 14 academic books on this subject as well as peer-reviewed research papers. He was recently interviewed by BBC Radio Crowd Science (2020). He appeared on HBO's Vice (TV Series) in season 3, episode 6 (episode 28 of the series), titled "The Post-Antibiotic World & Indonesia's Palm Bomb." aired on April 17, 2015. Dr. Wiart was a guest in Aljazeera Inside Story " For only the fourth time in its 70-year history, the United Nations is holding a special meeting devoted to a health crisis." Dr. Christophe Wiart is a French pharmacist who for the last 25 years has traveled in various parts of Asia to study in situ the botany, the ancient traditional knowledge, and ethnopharmacology of medicinal plants to bring global awareness both in public and academia on the tremendous pharmaceutical value of medicinal plants of Asia and the Pacific. He has authored more than 14 academic books on this subject as well as peer-reviewed research papers. He was recently interviewed by BBC Radio Crowd Science (2020). He appeared on HBO's Vice (TV Series) in season 3, episode 6 (episode 28 of the series), titled "The Post-Antibiotic World & Indonesia's Palm Bomb." aired on April 17, 2015. Dr. Wiart was a guest in Aljazeera Inside Story " For only the fourth time in its 70-year history, the United Nations is holding a special meeting devoted to a health crisis."

Lead Compounds from Medicinal Plants for the Treatment of Cancer is the first volume in the series, Pharmaceutical Leads from Medicinal Plants. The plant species described in this reference have been carefully selected based on pharmacological evidence and represent today's most promising sources of natural products for the discovery of anti-cancer drugs. Containing references to primary source material, over a hundred botanical illustrations, a table of chemical structures and much more, this book is an essential starting point for cancer researchers and those involved in anti-cancer drug discovery helping you identify the best novel lead molecules for further anti-cancer drug development.



  • Provides a compilation of hundreds of medicinal plants from Europe, Asia, North and South America and Africa that contain prominent lead candidates for anti-cancer drug discovery
  • Contains primary source references and hundreds of the most relevant citations from the current literature for additional research
  • Offers cancer researchers and pharmaceutical scientists valuable tools such as chemical structures and promising pharmacological data to help them select the novel lead compounds that will best aid drug discovery.
Preface
Foreword by Gordon Cragg
Foreword by David Newman
Chapter 1: Alkaloids
Chapter 2: Terpenes
Chapter 3: Phenolics
Index of Natural Products
Index of Pharmacological Terms
Index of Plants

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