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Quality Control of Herbal Medicines and Related Areas

The authors of this thematic issue provide a comprehensive summary of most recent knowledge and references on quality control in wide fields. Quality control is essential for natural products like natural medicine and related food products. In this issue fifteen chapters have been included, discussing in detail various aspects of quality control. It will certainly prove useful not only for phytochemical researchers, but also many scientists working in numerous fields. Much effort has been invested by the contributors to share current information. Without their efforts and input 'Quality Control of Herbal Medicine and Related Areas' could not exist.

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Quality Control of Herbal Medicines and Related AreasEdited by Yukihiro Shoyama

Published: November 4th 2011

DOI: 10.5772/1141

ISBN: 978-953-307-682-9

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-6550-7

Copyright year: 2011

Books open for chapter submissions

125785 Total Chapter Downloads

13 Crossref Citations

38 Web of Science Citations

47 Dimensions Citations


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1. Method Development and Validation of Analytical Procedures

By Kapil Kalra


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2. Validation of an Analytical Procedure

By Ahmed Badr Eldin


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3. Stability Indicating Methods

By Ana Paola Cione, Edivan Tonhi and Paulo Silva


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4. Application of the Software e-SAFES® (Based on SAFES Methodology) to Control Disinfection in the Sugar Extraction from Sugar Beet (Beta vulgaris L.)

By Marek Bennár, Ester Betoret, Noelia Betoret, Lucía Seguí, Luis Mayor López, David Arce, Ignacio Blanquer, Vicente Hernández, Tatiana Bojnanská and Pedro Fito


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5. Procedures of Food Quality Control: Analysis Methods, Sampling and Sample Pretreatment

By Nancy Ornelas-Soto, Oracio Barbosa-García and Pedro L. Lopez-de-Alba


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6. Improvement of Food Safety and Quality by Statistical Process Control (SPC) in Food Processing Systems: A Case Study of Traditional Sucuk (Sausage) Processing

By A. Coskun Dalgiç, Hasan Vardin and K. Bülent Belibagli


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7. Allergen Extract Analysis and Quality Control

By Samuele E. Burastero


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8. Quantitative Determination of Drugs in Dosage Forms as a Tool of Quality Control Studies

By Sigrid Mennickent, Marta de Diego, Mario Vega and Carmen Gloria Godoy


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9. Manufacture, Structure Confirmation and Quality Control of the Chiral Drugs

By Zhang Zhen and Bi Kaishun


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10. Quality Control Method for Herbal Medicine - Chemical Fingerprint Analysis

By Zhang Yongyu, Sun Shujun, Dai Jianye, Wang Wenyu, Cao Huijuan, Wu Jianbing and Gou Xiaojun


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11. Processing and Quality Control of Herbal Drugs and Their Derivatives

By José Otávio Carréra Silva Júnior, Roseane Maria Ribeiro Costa, Francisco Martins Teixeira and Wagner Luiz Ramos Barbosa


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12. Quality Control of Cordyceps sinensis Teleomorph, Anamorph, and Its Products

By Chih-Sheng Chen, Ruey-Shyang Hseu and Ching-Tsan Huang


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13. Quality Control by Immunoaffinity Concentration Using Monoclonal Antibody

By Takuhiro Uto and Nguyen Huu Tung


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14. Quality Control of Bupleurum Species by Newly Established Eastern Blotting

By Osamu Morinaga, Xiao-Wei Li and Shunsuke Fujii


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15. Quality Control of Panax Species by Monoclonal Antibody and DNA Analysis

By Hiroyuki Tanaka


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