Role of Nutrigenomics in Modern-day Healthcare and Drug Discovery

Role of Nutrigenomics in Modern-day Healthcare and Drug Discovery

1st Edition - October 15, 2022

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  • Editors: Genevieve Dable-Tupas, Chukwuebuka Egbuna
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780128244128
  • eBook ISBN: 9780323859622

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Role of Nutrigenomics in Modern-day Healthcare and Drug Discovery presents novel insights into how these tools can be applied in the study of nutrient-gene interaction for the management of certain disease conditions without using synthetic drugs or other treatments that come with side effects. Divided into three parts, Part I presents chapters that give background information of the subject while laying a framework for other chapters to follow. Part II presents chapters that discuss the role of nutrigenomics in healthcare, while Part III presents chapters that discuss the role of nutrigenomics in modern day drug discovery. Written by a global team of experts from key institutions around the world, this book is useful for drug developers, medicinal chemists, public health scientists, molecular biologists, biochemists, toxicologists and food scientists.

Key Features

  • Provides readers with background information on the role of nutrigenomics in healthcare, with a focus on emerging topics in nutrigenetics and nutrigenomics
  • Presents chapters that discusses the role of nutrigenomics in the modern day drug discovery for the treatment and management of diseases
  • Includes a wide array of definitions, methods, summaries, figures and tables to aid readers with understanding and application

Readership

Researchers in organic and medicinal chemistry including drug developers, medicinal chemists, toxicologists, nutritionists

Table of Contents

  • I. Foundational Information
    1. General Principles in Nutrigenomics and Nutrigenetics
    2. Nutrigenomics and Nutrigenetics: Importance in Health and Diseases
    3. Nutrigenomics Research: Methods and Applications

    II. Role of Nutrigenomics in Healthcare
    4. Role of Nutrigenomics in Diabetes Care and Prevention
    5. Role of Nutrigenomics in Obesity, Hypertension and Cardiovascular Diseaseson
    6. Nutrigenomics in the Management and Prevention of Wasting, Stunting and other Nutritional Disorders
    7. Nutrigenomics in the Management and Prevention of Cancer
    8. Nutrigenomics in the Management and Prevention of Metabolic Diseases

    III. Nutrigenomics and Drug Discovery
    9. Bioactive Compounds of Nutrigenomic Importance
    10. Roles of Dietary Compounds in DNA methylation
    11. Roles of Dietary Compounds in Histone modification
    12. Dietary Compounds as Inhibitors of DNA Methyltransferases and Histone Methyltransferases
    13. Role of Bioactive Compounds in Diabetes Care and Prevention
    14. Role of Bioactive Compounds in Nutritional Disorders
    15. Role of Bioactive Compounds in Cancer Care and Prevention
    16. Role of Bioactive Compounds in Obesity, Hypertension and Cardiovascular Diseases
    17. Role of Bioactive Compounds in Metabolic Diseases
    18. Regulations and Ethical Considerations in Nutrigenomics Research

Product details

  • No. of pages: 596
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Elsevier 2022
  • Published: October 15, 2022
  • Imprint: Elsevier
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780128244128
  • eBook ISBN: 9780323859622

About the Editors

Genevieve Dable-Tupas

Genevieve Dable Tupas, MD, MMCE, FPPS, FPSECP is an Associate Professor at the Research Center, College of Medicine, Davao Medical School Foundation, Inc, Davao City, Philippines. Her research interests include natural products research, clinical epidemiology, and their translation to benefit the community.

Affiliations and Expertise

Associate Professor, Research Center, College of Medicine, Davao Medical School Foundation, Inc, Davao City, Philippines

Chukwuebuka Egbuna

Chukwuebuka Egbuna is a chartered chemist and academic researcher. He is a member of the Institute of Chartered Chemists of Nigeria (ICCON), the Nigerian Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (NSBMB), and the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) (United Kingdom). Egbuna is the founder and editor of the Elsevier book series on Drug Discovery Update. The series includes books, monographs and edited collections from all areas of drug discovery including emerging therapeutic claims for the treatment of diseases. He has been engaged in a number of roles at New Divine Favor Pharmaceutical Industry Limited, Akuzor Nkpor, Anambra State, Nigeria, and Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University (COOU) in Nigeria. Egbuna has published research articles in many international journals of repute and is ranked among the top 500 Nigerian scientists in SciVal/SCOPUS. He has edited over 20 books with Elsevier, Springer, Wiley and Taylor & Francis. His most recent book is his 3 volume book on Coronavirus Drug Discovery published by Elsevier. Egbuna is the founder and the publishing director of IPS Intelligentsia Publishing Services. He is a reviewer and editorial board member of various journals. His primary research interests cut across biochemistry, phytochemistry, pharmacology, nutrition and toxicology, food and medicinal chemistry, and analytical biochemistry.

Affiliations and Expertise

chartered chemist and academic researcher. He is a member of the Institute of Chartered Chemists of Nigeria (ICCON), the Nigerian Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (NSBMB), and the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) (United Kingdom).

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