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Drug Discovery

Research in Pharmacognosy

Edited by Omboon Vallisuta

Mahidol University, Thailand


This book, Drug Discovery Research in Pharmacognosy provides a full picture of research in the area of pharmacognosy with the goal of drug discovery from natural products based on the traditional knowledge or practices. Several plants that have been used as food show their potential as chemopreventive agents and the claims of many medicinal plants used in traditional medicine are now supported by scientific studies. Drug Discovery Research in Pharmacognosy is a promising road map which will help us find medicine for all!

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Drug DiscoveryResearch in PharmacognosyEdited by Omboon Vallisuta

Published: March 16th 2012

DOI: 10.5772/1903

ISBN: 978-953-51-0213-7

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-6868-3

Copyright year: 2012

Books open for chapter submissions

78042 Total Chapter Downloads

16 Crossref Citations

61 Web of Science Citations

69 Dimensions Citations


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1. Ayurveda the Ancient Science of Healing: An Insight

By Manoj Goyal, D. Sasmal and B.P. Nagori


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2. Developments in Phytochemistry

By Moronkola Dorcas Olufunke


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3. Analytical Evaluation of Herbal Drugs

By Anjoo Kamboj


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4. Standardized Cannabis and Pain Management

By A. Paul Hornby


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5. The Research of Lygodium

By Zhang Guo-Gang, He Ying-Cui, Liu Hong-Xia, Zhu Lin-Xia and Chen Li-Juan


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6. Natural Alkamides: Pharmacology, Chemistry and Distribution

By María Yolanda Rios


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7. A Comparison Between Lignans from Creosote Bush and Flaxseed and Their Potential to Inhibit Cytochrome P450 Enzyme Activity

By Jennifer Billinsky, Katherine Maloney, Ed Krol and Jane Alcorn


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8. Potential Applications of Euphorbia hirta in Pharmacology

By Mei Fen Shih and Jong Yuh Cherng


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9. Medicinal and Edible Plants as Cancer Preventive Agents

By Ken Yasukawa


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10. Induction and Activation of Plant Secondary Metabolism by External Stimuli

By Fumiya Kurosaki


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11. The Metabolites of Food Microorganisms

By Hirofumi Takigawa and Yusuke Shibuya


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