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Naturally Occurring Chemicals against Alzheimer’s Disease - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780128192122

Naturally Occurring Chemicals against Alzheimer’s Disease

1st Edition

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Editors: Seyed Nabavi Ahmad Dehpour Tarun Belwal Samira Shirooie Nady Braidy Seyed Mohammad Nabavi
Paperback ISBN: 9780128192122
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 1st November 2020
Page Count: 636
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Naturally Occurring Chemicals against Alzheimer’s Disease offers a detailed discussion on the roles, molecular mechanisms, structural activity relationships, toxicology and clinical data on phytochemicals in relation to Alzheimer’s disease. The book examines the available phytochemicals and plants that are potentially effective, also determining the role and molecular targets of these phytochemicals in combating AD. This comprehensive resource will be helpful to researchers who are working on herbal drugs on AD, phytochemistry, pharmacology, toxicology, clinical trials, neuroscience and advancement in formulations.

Key Features

  • Provides information on phytochemistry, pharmacology, toxicology, clinical trials, and advancement in formulations specific to Alzheimer’s Disease in a single source
  • Explores natural compounds, which can be more affordable to the majority of Alzheimer’s Disease patients, who will increasingly be in developing countries
  • Covers a wide array of specific chemical compounds


Researchers and students in pharmacology, phytochemistry, and nutrition sciences, as well as clinicians and dietitians and those studying the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease

Table of Contents

1. Introduction
2. Trends of phytochemicals used against Alzheimer’s disease
3. Ethnobotanical studies
4. Phytochemicals against Alzheimer’s
5. Plants and their extracts
6. Challenges and Future prospects


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About the Editors

Seyed Nabavi

Seyed Fazel Nabavi is a biotechnologist and Senior Scientist of Applied Biotechnology Research Center, Baqiyatallah University of Medical Science and a member of Iran’s National Elites Foundation. His research focused on the health-promotion effects of natural products. He is author/co-author of 170 publications in international journals, 45 communications at national and international congress and 4 chapters in book series. He is a referee of several international journals. He is also in the top 1% top scientists in the world in the fields of Agricultural Sciences and Pharmacology & Toxicology according to Essential Science Indicator from Thompson Reuters ISI.

Affiliations and Expertise

Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Iran

Ahmad Dehpour

Ahmad Reza Dehpour is a pharmacologist and biomedical scientist. He studied pharmacy at Tehran University and received a PhD degree in Pharmacology from Tehran Medical School. He was editor in chief of the journal "Acta Medica Iranica", published by the Tehran University of Medical Sciences and general secretary of the Iranian society of physiology and pharmacology. He is also a member of Editorial Board in "Liver International" the Official Journal of the International Association for the Study of the Liver. He is currently full professor at Tehran Medical School. Dehpour published more than 250 original research papers in international journals

Affiliations and Expertise

Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Iran

Tarun Belwal

Dr. Belwal works on various aspects of plant conservation and its sustainable utilization from propagation to optimization of secondary metabolite production and extraction through advanced technologies. His research interest lies in medicinal plant conservation and its sustainable use and also works on development of hydroponic technologies for quality medicinal plant cultivation and product development.

Affiliations and Expertise

GB Pant Institute of Himalayan Environment and Development, India

Samira Shirooie

Samira Shirooie researches in Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics Medicine Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology Immunology and Microbiology. She is an early career researcher who has only published since 2016.

Affiliations and Expertise

Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences, Iran

Nady Braidy

Dr. Braidy researches Neurodegenerative Disorders Related to Ageing and Ageing and Older People. He has published numerous book chapters on natural products’ effects on aging and a book on Pomegranates: Old age remedy for today's diseases (2015, Nova Science Publishers). He teaches Chemical And Drugs; Diseases And Disorders; Life Sciences and Psychiatric Disorders.

Affiliations and Expertise

University of New South Wales, Australia

Seyed Mohammad Nabavi

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