Discovery and Development of Anti-inflammatory Agents from Natural Products

Discovery and Development of Anti-inflammatory Agents from Natural Products

1st Edition - July 11, 2019

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  • Editor: Goutam Brahmachari
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780128169926
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128169933

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Discovery and Development of Anti-inflammatory Agents from Natural Products, the latest volume in the Natural Product Drug Discovery series, presents cutting-edge research advances in the field of bioactive natural products and natural drug formulations, with this volume focusing on molecules of natural origin and their synthetic analogues that have the potential to act against the pathogens responsible for inflammatory diseases. All aspects of each are covered, including isolations and structure elucidations, in vitro and in vivo biological activity, synthetic optimization, investigations of pharmacodynamics and kinetics, and the structure-activity relationships of anti-inflammatory natural products. Written by active researchers and leading experts, this book brings together an overview of current discoveries and trends in this field. It will be a valuable resource for researchers working to discover promising leads for the development of pharmaceuticals in the prevention and treatment of anti-inflammatory diseases.

Key Features

  • Features contributions from active researchers and leading experts working in medicinal natural products and herbal formulations
  • Includes recent, cutting-edge advances on medicinal natural products, along with preventative therapies for different kinds of inflammation-directed diseases
  • Offers an authoritative source of information on the industrial application of natural products for medicinal purposes


Chemists, Biochemists, Synthetic chemists, Phytochemists, Medicinal chemists, Combinatorial Chemists, Pharmacologists

Table of Contents

  • 1. Discovery and Development of Anti-Inflammatory Agents from Natural Products: An Overview
    2. Curcumin: Current evidences of its therapeutic potential as a lead candidate for anti-inflammatory drugs: An overview
    3. Anti-inflammatory efficacy of some potentially bio-active compounds against rheumatoid arthritis
    4. Natural anti-inflammatory agents for the management of osteoarthritis
    5. Portrait on synthesis of some potent anti-inflammatory natural products
    6. Recent developments on the anti-inflammatory potential of sesquiterpene lactones and their semisynthetic analogs
    7. Hesperetin and Naringenin: Protective Effects against Metabolic Syndrome-Associated Inflammation
    8. Therapeutic implications of anti-inflammatory natural products in Alzheimer’s disease
    9. Anti-inflammatory effects of probiotics
    10. 6-Gingerol: A Therapeutically Potent Lead Candidate in Anti-inflammatory Drug Discovery

Product details

  • No. of pages: 332
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Elsevier 2019
  • Published: July 11, 2019
  • Imprint: Elsevier
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780128169926
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128169933

About the Editor

Goutam Brahmachari

Goutam Brahmachari
Goutam Brahmachari, PhD, FRSC, is a professor of organic chemistry at Visva-Bharati University, Santiniketan, India. With more than 22 years of experience in both teaching and research, he has produced over 200 scientific publications, including original research papers, review articles, books, and invited book chapters in the field of natural products and synthetic organic chemistry. He has already authored/edited 25 books from the leading scientific publishers. Prof. Brahmachari serves several scientific bodies and received several awards and accolades for his contribution in both teaching and research, namely, Dr Kalam Best Teaching Faculty Award-2017, INSA (Indian National Science Academy) Teachers Award-2019, and CRSI (Chemical Research Society of India) Bronze Medal-2021 (contributions to research in chemistry). Prof. Brahmachari has been featured in the recently published World Ranking-2020 of the Top 2% Scientists (Organic Chemistry Category).

Affiliations and Expertise

Department of Chemistry, Visva-Bharati University, Santiniketan, India

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