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Lead Compounds from Medicinal Plants for the Treatment of Neurodegenerative Diseases

Lead Compounds from Medicinal Plants for the Treatment of Neurodegenerative Diseases is the second volume in the series, Pharmaceutical Leads from Medicinal Plants. This book includes key pharmacological and chemical evidence to support the selection of promising pre-clinical candidates for the treatment of neurodegenerative diseases.

This important addition to the natural product and drug discovery literature contains the history, synonyms, medicinal uses, phytopharmacology, pre-clinical potential, and rationale for each plant selected. By providing critical evaluation of pharmacological data, mechanisms of action, and structural requirements for the development of future neuroprotective agents, this comprehensive reference is a beneficial resource for industry and academic scientists whose research focuses on neurodegenerative drug discovery and development.

Audience

Pharmaceutical scientists and neuroscientists involved in Central Nervous System drug discovery in both industry and academic settings

Hardbound, 416 Pages

Published: January 2014

Imprint: Academic Press

ISBN: 978-0-12-398373-2

Contents

  • Dedication

    Preface

    Foreword 1 by Atta-ur-Rahman

    Foreword 2 by Derek J. McPhee

    Foreword 3 by Cornelis J. Van der Schyf

    Chapter 1: Alkaloids

    Chapter 2: Terpenes

    Chapter 3: Phenolics

    Index of Natural Plants

    Index of Pharmacological Terms

    Index of Plants

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