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Bioactive Phytochemicals: Perspectives for Modern Medicine, Volume 3

 
V.K. Gupta (Editor)
Synopsis

The present volume of the series, “Bioactive Phytochemicals: Perspectives for Modern Medicine - Vol. 3” with 21 original research and review articles written by eminent scientists and researchers from within India and abroad has been compiled, and the notable amongst which include:

Lupeol as Anticancer Drug; Bioactive Phytochemicals as Phytomedicine and its Pharmacology and Toxicology of Genus Capparis; Artesunate with its Antimalarial Profile; Fractionation and Structural Characterization of Antimicrobials from Woodfordia fruticosa Kurz.; Exocyclic-Nitrogen Alkaloids in Herbalism as a Source of New Drugs; Naringin, a Citrus Flavonone Inhibits the Benzo[a]pyrene (BaP)-Induced Forestomach Carcinogenesis in Mice; Capsaicin Prevents Oxidative Stress During D-galactosamine Induced Experimental Hepatitis; A Review on Rhizophora Genus: Therapeutically Important Perspective Phytochemical Constituents; Rotenoids as Anticancer Agents; Plant Lignans: Potent Anticancer Agents; Potentials of Dietary Polyphenols to Modulate Wnt/b-Catenin Signaling Pathway; Exploitation of Algae as Priceless Source of Potential Commercial High-Value Compounds; Hypericum spp.: A Resource from Wild Mediterranean Flora for the Treatment of Mild Depression; Herbs and Herbal Products against some Psychiatric Disorders; The Current Status of Bioactive Metabolites From the Genus Juniperus; Bioactive Phytochemicals – An Overview; New Phyto-Enzymes of Therapeutic and Industrial Values; Efficiency of Garlic Derived Phytochemicals against Advanced Metabolic Disorders; Potential of Pulse Derived Phytochemicals against Advanced Physiological Threats; Potential Bioactive Phytoconstituents and Synthesis of Modern Antimalarials; and Traditional Medicinal Plants for Anticancer Activity. The book like previous volumes shall prove very valuable and an important research compendium that shall stimulate interest of scientific community particularly phytochemists, biochemists, pharmacologists, ethnopharmacologists, ethnobotanists and others engaged in the allied disciplines.

Contents: Foreword. Preface. 1. Lupeol as Anticancer Drug: A Review of its Anticancer Activities and Potential as an Anticancer Therapeutic/Md. Ezazul Haque, Abdullah Al Nahain, Rownak Jahan and Mohammed Rahmatullah. 2. Capparis Genus (Capers): A Critical Review on Bio-active Phytochemicals as Phytomedicine and its Pharmacology/P. Rajesh, S. Chandru and V. Rajesh Kannan. 3. A Review on Pharmacology and Toxicology of Artesunate with its Antimalarial Profile/Papiya Bigoniya, Sheetal Tiwari and Alok Kumar Shukla. 4. Fractionation and Structural Characterization of Antimicrobials from Woodfordia fruticosa Kurz. (Lythraceae) Flowers/Yogesh Baravalia, Pooja Moteriya, Priyank Patel and Sumitra Chanda. 5. Exocyclic-Nitrogen Alkaloids in Herbalism as Sources of New Drugs/Sunday J. Ameh, Nneka N. Ibekwe, Magaji Garba, Peace C. Babalola and Karniyus S. Gamaniel. 6. Naringin: A Citrus Flavonone Inhibits the Benzo[a]pyrene (BaP)- Induced Forestomach Carcinogenesis in Mice/Ganesh Chandra Jagetia. 7. Capsaicin Prevents Oxidative Stress During D-galactosamine Induced Experimental Hepatitis/P. Anandakumar and T. Devaki. 8. A Review on Rhizophora Genus: Therapeutically Important Perspective Phytochemical Constituents/V. Balasubramanian, P. Rajesh, R. Rajaram and V. Rajesh Kannan. 9. Rotenoids as Anticancer Agents/Estrella Parra E, Gonzalez Sanchez I, Gomez Verjan J, Vazquez Martinez E.R., Paez-Franco. J.C., Cerbon M. Nad Reyes Chilpa R. 10. Plant Lignans: Potent Anticancer Agents/Deepak M. Kasote and Archana A. Sharbidre. 11. Cancer Chemoprevention: Potentials of Dietary Polyphenols to Modulate Wnt/?B-catenin Signaling Pathway/T. Rajavel and K. Pandima Devi. 12. Exploitation of Algae as Priceless Source of Potential Commercial High-Value Compounds/G.A. Lutzu and A. Parsaeimehr. 13. Hypericum spp.: A Resource from Wild Mediterranean Flora for the Treatment of Mild Depression/Silvia Lazzara, Edoorrdo Napoli and Alessandra Carrubba. 14. Herbs and Herbal Products against some Psychiatric Disorders: A Mini Review/Anuradha Mukherjee and Abhijit Dey. 15. The Current Status of Bioactive Metabolites from the Genus Juniperus/Ana M.L. Seca, Diana C.G.A. Pinto and Artur M.S. Silva. 16. Bioactive Phytochemicals: An Overview/Sumangala K. Bhat and Vivek Kempraj. 17. New Phyto-Enzymes of Therapeutic and Industrial Values/Subhabrata Sengupta, Abhishek Mukherjee and Subhasree Sengupta. 18. Efficiency of Garlic Derived Phytochemicals against Advanced Metabolic Disorders: New Directions/Mohd. Mazid. 19. Potential of Pulse Derived Phytochemicals against Advanced Physiological Disorders: A Critical Review/Mohd. Mazid. 20. Potential Bioactive Phytoconstituents and Synthesis of Modern Antimalarials: Historical Perspectives/Kaliyaperumal Karunamoorthi. 21. Ethnopharmacological Review of Traditional Medicinal Plants for Anticancer Activity/Khyati Vadera, Darshana Patil and Avinash patil. Index.

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About the author

V.K. Gupta

Prof. V.K. Gupta was born on 25 July 1942 at Shajapur (Madhya Pradesh). He remained in Gwalior till 1971, since then he has settled in Delhi. He married Manjul in 1973. His daughter Neha is a Law student. He is a Professor in Faculty of Law, University of Delhi. He has written widely on Ancient Indian Jurisprudence, Intellectual Property Rights and Environmental Law. He has recently done research on Right to Information. Many of his books, articles and literary pieces have been awarded best entry awards, Gold Plated (Vermeil) medals and other prizes at World, International and National Competitions. His work Kautilyan Jurisprudence has won laurels and other scholars. He has multifaceted personality. Apart from law, his other interests are philately, postal history and conservation of stamps. He has served many social and educational forums in various capacities.

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Title Bioactive Phytochemicals: Perspectives for Modern Medicine, Volume 3
Author V.K. Gupta
Format Hardcover
Date published: 02.06.2015
Edition 1st. ed.
Language: English
isbn 9789351307068
length xiv+578p., Colour; Figures; Tables