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Title Medicinal plants : classification, biosynthesis and pharmacology / Alejandro Varela and Jasiah Ibañez, editors
Published New York : Nova Biomedical Books, ©2009


Description 1 online resource (xv, 367 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Series Biotechnology in agriculture, industry and medicine series
Biotechnology in agriculture, industry and medicine series.
Contents Biological effects of ss-carotene / Rosa Martha Perez Gutierrez [and others] -- Native medicinal plants used in the ethnomedicine of the Córdoba Hills in central Argentina : relevance and interest for primary health care and conservation / Gustavo J. Martínez, Maro Sato, Marta Ojeda -- Gastroprotective triterpenoids : pharmacological mechanism / Aracely E. Chávez-Piña, Andrés Navarrete -- Biosyntheses and bioactivities of flavonoids in the medicinal plant Scutellaria baicalensis / Hua-Bin Li [and others] -- Management of diabetes with diet and plant-derived drugs / Vandana Gulati, Ian H. Harding, Enzo A. Palombo
Biomolecules with anti-mycobacterial activity / Jorge Castro-Garza, Delia E. Cruz-Vega, Ma. Teresa González-Garza -- Metal concentrations in Taiwanese health food, Angelica keiskei, other products and maximum daily intake / Chien-Yi Chen -- Pharmacologic study of some plant species from the Brazilian northeast : Calotropis procera, Agava sisalana, Solanum paludosum, Dioscorea cayenensis and Crotalara retusa / Silvânia Maria Mendes Vasconcelos [and others] -- Ethnobotany and experimental pharmacology of Echinodorus grandiflorus (chapéu de couro) / Sônia Sin Singer Brugiolo [and others] -- Non-invasive near infrared spectroscopic techniques for the characterization of medicinal plants and their constituents / C.W. Huck, G.K. Bonn -- What is the future of phytotherapy? a commentary / Paolo Sossai -- Quality control of polysaccharides from medicinal plants and fungi / Jia Guan, Shao-Ping Li -- Medicinal plants : a tool to overcome antibiotic resistance? / Philippe N. Okusa, Caroline Stévigny, Pierre Duez
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Materia medica, Vegetable.
Medicinal plants.
Plants, Medicinal
Plants, Medicinal -- classification
Plant Extracts -- biosynthesis
Plant Extracts -- pharmacology
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Herbal Medications.
Materia medica, Vegetable.
Medicinal plants.
Medicinalväxter -- historia.
Farmakognosi -- historia.
Farmakologi -- historia.
Biosyntes -- historia.
Etnobotanik -- historia.
Form Electronic book
Author Varela, Alejandro
Ibañez, Jasiah
ISBN 9781617616624