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Title Herbal radiomodulators : applications in medicine, homeland defence and space / editor, Rajesh Arora
Published Wallingford, UK ; Cambridge, MA : CABI, [2008]
©2008
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Description 1 online resource (xvii, 332 pages) : illustrations
Series CAB books
CAB books
Contents Andrographis paniculata : an emerging radioprotective agent for membrane proteins / Rakshamani Tripathi and Jayashree P. Kamat -- Mitigation of deleterious effects of ionizing radiation by phytoceuticals : mechanistic studies with Centella asiatica / C.K.K. Nair and Jisha Joy -- The radiosensitizing effects of L-canavanine / David R. Worthen and Peter A. Crooks
Irradiation, radioprotection, and Nigella sativa / M. Cemek [and others] -- Modulation of radiation-induced damage by Serbian natural plant products : implications for radioprotection / Gordana Joksić, Andreja Leskovac, and Sandra Petrović -- Phytoceuticals for radioprotection with special reference to Egyptian flora / N.M. Abdel-Hamid -- Melatonin mitigates the damaging effects of ionizing radiation / Russel J. Reiter [and others] -- Radioprotective effect of citrus and hawthorn extracts against genotoxicty induced by gamma irradiation / Seyed Jalal Hosseinimehr
Radiomodulatory compounds of herbal origin for new frontiers in medicine, homeland security, management of radiological incidents, and space applications / Rajesh Arora [and others] -- Indian medicinal herbs and ayurvedic formulations as potential radioprotectors / D.K. Maurya and T.P.A. Devasagayam
Radioprotection by the soy isoflavone genistein / Michael R. Landauer -- Propolis and related flavonoids as radioprotective agents / Nada Oršolić [and others] -- Radioprotective effects of Ginkgo biloba via its antioxidant action / Göksel Şener, Abdullah Sakarcan, and Berrak Ç. Yeğen -- Novel strategies for protecting mitochondria (the cellular powerhouse) against low-LET radiation : a review / Damodar Gupta [and others]
The healing potential of indigenous essential oils from New Zealand in the prevention and management of radiation-induced mucositis / W. Maddocks-Jennings -- Piper betel leaves : a potential gold mine of radioprotective and photoprotective compounds / Debashish Banerjee and Subrata Chattopadhyay -- Dietary antioxidants and phytochemicals in radioprotection and therapy / Carmia Borek -- Effects of berry fruits on neurocognitive deficits produced by exposure to space radiation / B.M. Rabin, James Joseph, and Barbara Shukitt-Hale
Withaferin A : a phytosteroid of promise for tumour sensitization in cancer therapy / P. Uma Devi -- The radiosensitizer hypericin as adjuvant therapy in the treatment of central nervous system tumours / Toba Niazi and William T. Couldwell -- Radiosensitizing activity of the Indian medicinal plant Tinospora cordifolia Miers ex Hook F & Thoms in tumour-bearing mice / Ganesh Chandra Jagetia -- Do antioxidants reduce the efficacy of radiotherapy? / Ralph Moss
Summary Discusses the potential of radiation countermeasure agents and radiosensitizers of herbal origin, and their multifaceted mode of action, particularly in nuclear operations, rescue operations, deep space missions, and application during radiotherapy. This book is suitable for readers in radiation biology, radiation oncology, and military medicine
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Herbs -- Therapeutic use.
Radiation-protective agents.
Radiotherapy.
Phytotherapy.
Plant Preparations -- therapeutic use.
Plants, Medicinal.
Radiation Injuries -- drug therapy.
Radiation-Protective Agents -- pharmacology.
Radiation-Protective Agents -- therapeutic use.
Form Electronic book
Author Arora, Rajesh.
ISBN 1281765589
1845934458 (NetLibrary e-ISBN)
9781281765581
9781845934453 (NetLibrary e-ISBN)
(alk. paper)
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