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Title Bioactive molecules and medicinal plants / Kishan Gopal Ramawat, Jean-Michel Merillon, eds.
Imprint Berlin : Springer, 2008.

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Subject Biomolecules.
Medicinal plants.
Biological Factors.
Biological Products.
Plants, Medicinal -- chemistry.
Phytotherapy.
Plant Extracts -- metabolism.
Plant Extracts -- pharmacology.
Alt Name Ramawat, K. G.
Merillon, J. M.
Description 1 online resource (xxiii, 379 pages) : illustrations (some color), maps
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Chapter 1 Drug Discovery from Plants; Chapter 2 Grapevine Stilbenes and Their Biological Effects; Chapter 3 Research into Isoflavonoid Phyto-oestrogens in Plant Cell Cultures; Chapter 4 Secondary Metabolite Production from Plant Cell Cultures: The Success Stories of Rosmarinic Acid and Taxol; Chapter 5 Guggulsterone: a Potent Natural Hypolipidemic Agent from Commiphora wightii -- Problems, Perseverance, and Prospects; Chapter 6 Silybum mavianum (L.) Gaertn: the Source of Sulymarin; Chapter 7 The Production of Dianthrones and Phloroglucinol Derivatives in St. John's Wort.
Summary This book on medicinal plant biotechnology covers recent developments in this field including a comprehensive up to date survey on established medicinal plants and on molecules which gained importance in recent years. The contributing scientists have been selected on the basis of their involvement in the related plant material as evident by the internationally recognised published work. Bioactive molecules such as taxol, classes of compounds such as phytoestrogen and plant materials such as Rhodiola have all been included.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9783540746034
354074603X
3540746005 (hbk.)
9783540746003 (hbk.)
2007942180
ISBN/ISSN 9786611831080
10.1007/978-3-540-74603-4
OCLC # 304518882
Additional Format Print version: Bioactive molecules and medicinal plants. Berlin : Springer, 2008 9783540746003 3540746005 (DLC) 2007933308 (OCoLC)220857958