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Title Biodiversity, natural products and cancer treatment / edited by Victor Kuete, Thomas Efferth.

Publication Info. New Jersey : World Scientific, [2014]


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe EBSCO Clinical Nursing E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description 1 online resource (xviii, 392 pages)
text txt rdacontent
computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Print version record.
Contents 1. Biodiversity of medicinal plants / Kirsten Yacoub, Katharina Cibis and Corinna Risch -- 2. Biodiversity and metagenomics / Eva-Maria Surmann and Thomas Efferth -- 3. Chemical ecology of medicinal plants / Christian Kersten, Stephanie Lenz and Janina Wich -- 4. Chemical ecology of marine organisms / Andre Antunes and Thomas Efferth -- 5. Natural products from terrestrial microbial organisms with cytotoxic cell cycle inhibitors / Theresa Dreis [and others] -- 6. Marine compounds / Jennifer Honek and Thomas Efferth -- 7. Ethnopharmacology and phytotherapy / Ariane Lohnert [and others] -- 8. Contribution of African flora in a global fight against cancer / Victor Kuete and Thomas Efferth -- 9. Natural products derived from terrestrial plants with activity towards cancer cells / Sonia Falenska [and others] -- 10. Established anticancer drugs from natural origin / Clara Becker [and others].
Summary This book is the first of its kind in bringing together biodiversity, chemical ecology, phytochemistry and cancer therapy. The highlight of the book is an exhaustive compilation of scientific data on biodiversity of medicinal plants, biodiversity and metagenomics, chemical ecology of medicinal plants, chemical ecology of marine organisms, natural products from terrestrial microbial organisms with activity towards cancer cells, marine organisms, ethnopharmacology and phytotherapy, contribution of African flora in world fight against cancer, natural products derived from terrestrial plants with activity towards cancer cells and established anticancer drugs from natural origin. The book discusses the state-of-the-art of each topic to serve as reference resource tools for graduate students as well as scientists and scholars in pharmaceutical sciences, pharmacology, organic chemistry and biochemistry, pharmacognosy, phytochemistry, ethnomedicine and ethnopharmacology, complementary and alternative medicine, medical and public health sciences and others. It includes cutting-edge developments in anticancer discovery from both medicinal plants and organisms.
Subject Cancer pain -- Treatment.
Neoplasms -- drug therapy.
Biological Products -- therapeutic use.
Ethnopharmacology -- methods.
Materia Medica -- therapeutic use.
Phytotherapy -- methods.
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Diseases -- General.
MEDICAL -- Clinical Medicine.
MEDICAL -- Diseases.
MEDICAL -- Evidence-Based Medicine.
MEDICAL -- Internal Medicine.
Cancer pain -- Treatment. (OCoLC)fst00845602
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Added Author Kuete, Victor, editor.
Efferth, Thomas, 1960- editor.
Other Form: Print version: Biodiversity, natural products and cancer treatment 9789814583503 (DLC) 2014018400 (OCoLC)867765894
ISBN 9789814583510 (electronic bk.)
9814583510 (electronic bk.)
Standard No. DEBBG BV043781899
DEBSZ 472837516
GBVCP 814612598

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