Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Phytochemicals in Human Health

Edited by Venketeshwer Rao

University of Toronto


Dennis Mans

Anton de Kom University of Suriname

Leticia Rao

University of Toronto

Naturally present bioactive compounds in plants are referred to as "Phytochemicals" and are being studied extensively for their role in human health. Studies have shown that they can have an important role to play in the prevention and management of several human diseases. Recognizing the increasing interest in this area, this book is being published in response to the need for more current information globally about phytochemicals and their role in human health. Chapters of the book are authored by internationally recognized authors who are experts in their respective field of expertise. The chapters represent both original research as well as up-to-date and comprehensive reviews. We are sure that the book will be an important reference source meeting the needs of a wide range of interest groups.

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Phytochemicals in Human HealthEdited by Venketeshwer Rao

Published: February 12th 2020

DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.77908

ISBN: 978-1-78985-588-3

Print ISBN: 978-1-78985-587-6

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-1-83968-413-5

Copyright year: 2020

Books open for chapter submissions

9009 Total Chapter Downloads

10 Crossref Citations

17 Web of Science Citations

20 Dimensions Citations


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1. Anthocyanins and Proanthocyanidins in Natural Pigmented Rice and Their Bioactivities

By Pornngarm Limtrakul (Dejkriengkraikul), Warathit Semmarath and Sariya Mapoung


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2. Calophyllum inophyllum: Beneficial Phytochemicals, Their Uses, and Identification

By David Febrilliant Susanto, Hakun Wirawasista Aparamarta, Arief Widjaja, Firdaus and Setiyo Gunawan


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3. Analytical Methods of Isolation and Identification

By Weisheng Feng, Meng Li, Zhiyou Hao and Jingke Zhang


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4. The Phytochemical Composition of Medicinal Plants: Brazilian Semi-Arid Region (Caatinga)

By Iago Almeida da Ponte, Murugan Muthuvel, Sudarsini Saravanabhavan and Stephen Rathinaraj Benjamin


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5. From Rat Poison to Medicine: Medical Applications of Coumarin Derivatives

By Robbert Bipat


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6. One-Pot Synthesis of Coumarin Derivatives

By Inul Ansary and Abu Taher


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7. Coumarin Derivatives with Antimicrobial and Antioxidant Activities

By Gabriela Tataringa and Ana Maria Zbancioc


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8. Coumarins as Fluorescent Labels of Biomolecules

By António Pereira, Sérgio Martins and Ana Teresa Caldeira


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9. Ocimum Phytochemicals and Their Potential Impact on Human Health

By Debjoy Bhattacharjya, Sinchan Adhikari, Arijit Biswas, Anil Bhuimali, Parthadeb Ghosh and Soumen Saha


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10. Medicinal Properties of Selected Asparagus Species: A Review

By Polo-Ma-Abiele Hildah Mfengwana and Samson Sitheni Mashele


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11. Phytochemicals and Their Antifungal Potential against Pathogenic Yeasts

By Cristina de Andrade Monteiro and Julliana Ribeiro Alves dos Santos


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12. Modulation of Edible Plants on Hepatocellular Carcinoma Induced by Aflatoxin B1

By Peeradon Tuntiteerawit, Tichakorn Singto, Anupon Tadee and Supatra Porasuphatana


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