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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.
- 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
Medicinal chemists, Phytochemists, Analytical Chemists, Biochemists, Pharmacologists, Botanists, Pharma R&D professionals, Drug discovery students & researchers
2. Asthma Weed
5. Bay Leaf
6. Black Piper
9. Chili Pepper
14. Curry Leaf
17. Demask Rose
24. Ginkgo Biloba
27. Henna Hussain
28. Himalayan Birch
31. Indian Globe Thistle
32. Indian Pennywort
33. Indian Senna
35. Lemon Balm
36. Ma-Huang Nadeem Zafar
38. Moringa Oelifera
42. Puncture Vine
45. Sweet Lemon
47. Tree Turmeric
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- © Elsevier 2020
- 17th September 2019
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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.
Head, FOCAS Research Institute, Technological University of Dublin, Ireland