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Medicinal Plants in Asia and Pacific for Parasitic Infections - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780128168110, 9780128168127

Medicinal Plants in Asia and Pacific for Parasitic Infections

1st Edition

Botany, Ethnopharmacology, Molecular Basis, and Future Prospect

Author: Christophe Wiart
Paperback ISBN: 9780128168110
eBook ISBN: 9780128168127
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 20th October 2020
Page Count: 570
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Description

Medicinal Plants in Asia and Pacific for Parasitic Infections: Botany, Ethnopharmacology, Molecular Basis, and Future Prospect offers an in-depth view into antiprotozoal pharmacology of natural products from medicinal plants in Asia with an emphasis on their molecular basis, cellular pathways, and cellular targets. This book provides scientific names, botanical classifications, botanical description, medicinal uses, chemical constituents and antiprotozoal activity of more than 100 Asian medicinal plants, with high quality original botanical plates, chemical structures, and pharmacological diagrams and lists hundreds of carefully selected references. It also examines the pharmacological and medicinal applications of Asian medicinal plants especially in drug development for protozoan prevention and treatment. Medicinal Plants in Asia and Pacific for Parasitic Infections is a research tool and resource for the discovery of leads for the treatment of protozoal diseases based on interrelated botanical, biochemical, ethnopharmacological, phylogenetic, pharmacological, and chemical information.

Key Features

  • A critical reference for any researcher involved in the discovery of leads for the treatment of antiprotozoal leads From Asian medicinal plants
  • Written by an expert in the field, this truly unique text fills an important niche do to the increasing global interest in botanical drugs
  • Provide scientific names, botanical classification, botanical description, medicinal uses, chemical constituents and pharmacological activity of more than 100 Asian plants

Readership

Academics and researchers in pharmacology, medicinal plant science, phytomedicine, pharmacognosy, ethnopharmacology, medicinal chemistry, medicine, biomedical sciences, biochemistry, parasitology, natural products, R&D in pharmaceutical industry

Table of Contents

  1. Antiparasitic Asian medicinal plants in the Clade Protomagnoliids
  2. Antiparasitic Asian medicinal plants in the Clade Magnoliids
  3. Antiparasitic Asian medicinal plants in the Clade Monocots
  4. Antiparasitic Asian medicinal plants in the Clade Eudicots
  5. Antiparasitic Asian medicinal plants in the Clade Core Eudicots
  6. Antiparasitic Asian medicinal plants in the Clade Rosids
  7. Antiparasitic Asian medicinal plants in the Clade Fabids
  8. Antiparasitic Asian medicinal plants in the Clade Malvids
  9. Antiparasitic Asian medicinal plants in the Clade Asterids
  10. Antiparasitic Asian medicinal plants in the Clade Lamiids
  11. Antiparasitic Asian medicinal plants in the Clade Campanulids

Details

No. of pages:
570
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Academic Press 2020
Published:
20th October 2020
Imprint:
Academic Press
Paperback ISBN:
9780128168110
eBook ISBN:
9780128168127

About the Author

Christophe Wiart

Dr. Christophe Wiart is a French pharmacist who for the last 25 years has traveled in various parts of Asia to study in situ the botany, the ancient traditional knowledge, and ethnopharmacology of medicinal plants to bring global awareness both in public and academia on the tremendous pharmaceutical value of medicinal plants of Asia and the Pacific. He has authored more than 14 academic books on this subject as well as peer-reviewed research papers. He was recently interviewed by BBC Radio Crowd Science (2020). He appeared on HBO's Vice (TV Series) in season 3, episode 6 (episode 28 of the series), titled "The Post-Antibiotic World & Indonesia's Palm Bomb." aired on April 17, 2015. Dr. Wiart was a guest in Aljazeera Inside Story " For only the fourth time in its 70-year history, the United Nations is holding a special meeting devoted to a health crisis." Dr. Christophe Wiart is a French pharmacist who for the last 25 years has traveled in various parts of Asia to study in situ the botany, the ancient traditional knowledge, and ethnopharmacology of medicinal plants to bring global awareness both in public and academia on the tremendous pharmaceutical value of medicinal plants of Asia and the Pacific. He has authored more than 14 academic books on this subject as well as peer-reviewed research papers. He was recently interviewed by BBC Radio Crowd Science (2020). He appeared on HBO's Vice (TV Series) in season 3, episode 6 (episode 28 of the series), titled "The Post-Antibiotic World & Indonesia's Palm Bomb." aired on April 17, 2015. Dr. Wiart was a guest in Aljazeera Inside Story " For only the fourth time in its 70-year history, the United Nations is holding a special meeting devoted to a health crisis."

Affiliations and Expertise

Ethnopharmacologist and Associate Professor, School of Pharmacy, University of Nottingham, Malaysia Campus

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