Medicinal Plants of South Asia - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780081026595, 9780081026601

Medicinal Plants of South Asia

1st Edition

Novel Sources for Drug Discovery

Editors: Muhammad Hanif Haq Nawaz Muhammad Khan Hugh Byrne
Paperback ISBN: 9780081026595
eBook ISBN: 9780081026601
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 17th September 2019
Page Count: 768
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Description

Medicinal Plants of South Asia: Novel Sources for Drug Discovery provides a comprehensive review of medicinal plants of this region, highlighting chemical components of high potential and applying the latest technology to reveal the underlying chemistry and active components of traditionally used medicinal plants. Drawing on the vast experience of its expert editors and authors, the book provides a contemporary guide source on these novel chemical structures, thus making it a useful resource for medicinal chemists, phytochemists, pharmaceutical scientists and everyone involved in the use, sales, discovery and development of drugs from natural sources.

Key Features

  • Provides comprehensive reviews of 50 medicinal plants and their key properties
  • Examines the background and botany of each source before going on to discuss underlying phytochemistry and chemical compositions
  • Links phytochemical properties with pharmacological activities
  • Supports data with extensive laboratory studies of traditional medicines

Readership

Medicinal chemists, Phytochemists, Analytical Chemists, Biochemists, Pharmacologists, Botanists, Pharma R&D professionals, Drug discovery students & researchers

Table of Contents

1. Alkanet

2. Asthma Weed

3. Bamboo

4. Basil

5. Bay Leaf

6. Black Piper

7. Caraway

8. Chamomila

9. Chili Pepper

10. Chirayita

11. Coleus

12. Cubeb

13. Cumin

14. Curry Leaf

15. Cypress

16. Datura

17. Demask Rose

18. Dill

19. Fennel

20. Fenugreek

21. Figs

22. Frangipani

23. Garlic

24. Ginkgo Biloba

25. Ginseng

26. Guava

27. Henna Hussain

28. Himalayan Birch

29. Hollyhock

30. Horseweed

31. Indian Globe Thistle

32. Indian Pennywort

33. Indian Senna

34. Jujube

35. Lemon Balm

36. Ma-Huang Nadeem Zafar

37. Mango

38. Moringa Oelifera

39. Oleander

40. Olive

41. Pholi

42. Puncture Vine

43. Saffron

44. Sesame

45. Sweet Lemon

46. Tomato

47. Tree Turmeric

48. Vanilla

49. Walnut

50. Yarrow

Details

No. of pages:
768
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Elsevier 2020
Published:
17th September 2019
Imprint:
Elsevier
Paperback ISBN:
9780081026595
eBook ISBN:
9780081026601

About the Editor

Muhammad Hanif

Dr Hanif is an Assistant Professor & Group Leader at the Nano and Biomaterials lab within the Department of Chemistry at the University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, Pakistan. His work focuses on natural products and their analysis using advanced analytical chemistry, and he has published over 120 peer reviewed journal articles, 7 books/manuals and several book chapters. In addition, Dr Hanif has supervised over 40 M.Phil students and 3 PhD students. For outstanding contributions, he has made to the scientific development through the application of basic and applied scientific research particularly in the field of Chemical Sciences (Chemistry), and his unmatched services to community as the benchmark of excellence, the Pakistan Academy of Sciences has awarded him prestigious “Gold Medal” in 2019.

Affiliations and Expertise

Assistant Professor and Group Leader, Nano and Biomaterials Lab, Department of Chemistry, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, Pakistan

Haq Nawaz

Dr Nawaz is an Assistant Professor with the Nano and Biomaterials Lab within the Department of Chemistry at the University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, Pakistan. His research focuses on natural products and their analysis using advanced organic chemistry, and he has published over 35 per peer reviewed journal articles and several book chapters.

Affiliations and Expertise

Assistant Professor, Nano and Biomaterials Lab, Department of Chemistry, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, Pakistan

Muhammad Khan

Muhammad Mumtaz Khan is an Associate Professor of Crop Production/Horticulture in the Department of Crop Sciences, College of Agriculture and Marine Sciences, Sultan Qaboos University, Oman. He has over 30 years’ experience in research and teaching crop science with a particular focus on horticultural crops and nutraceutical horticultural plants. He has published more than 150 peer reviewed journal and conference papers, edited one book on Lime and several book chapters. Since he started academic career, he has taught range of undergraduate/postgraduate courses and mentored large number of M.Sc. and Ph.D. candidates. Due to his pioneer work and ability to express novel findings and his services to science/agriculture and community, the Government of Pakistan has awarded him prestigious Presidential Award ‘‘Izazi Fazeelat’’ in 2007.

Affiliations and Expertise

Associate Professor of Crop Sciences/Horticulture, Department of Crop Sciences, College of Agriculture and Marine Sciences, Sultan Qaboos University, Muscat, Oman

Hugh Byrne

Prof. Byrne is Head of the FOCAS Research Institute at the Technological University of Dublin, Dublin, Ireland. He has over 30 years’ experience in research science and has published over 300 peer reviewed journal and conference papers. Byrne has been responsible for over €25 million in funded projects and has supervised over 30 PhD students. His principal research interests are in applications of spectroscopy and the study of molecular and nano-materials, and biospectroscopy for diagnostics, cytological analysis and nano-bio interactions.

Affiliations and Expertise

Head, FOCAS Research Institute, Technological University of Dublin, Ireland

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