1st Edition

Applied Pharmaceutical Science and Microbiology
Novel Green Chemistry Methods and Natural Products

ISBN 9781771888912
Published December 17, 2020 by Apple Academic Press
246 Pages 16 Color & 23 B/W Illustrations

USD $169.95

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Book Description

This volume on applied pharmaceutical science and microbiology looks at the latest research on the applications of natural products for drug uses. It focuses on understanding how to apply the principles of novel green chemistry methods in the vital area of pharmaceuticals and covers the important aspects of green microbial technology in the pharmaceutical industry. Chapters include studies on the applications of natural products used in folk and regional medicines, such as for digestive problems, dermatological infections, respiratory diseases, vessel diseases, diarrhea and dysentery, ringworms, boils, fevers (antipyretic), skin and blood diseases, mouth sores, channel discharges, and even cancer. The volume also looks at medical benefit of microbial fermentation for the conservation of nutrients.

Table of Contents

1. Antimicrobial, Antioxidant, and Composition of Verbena carolina and Mentha

Francisco Torrens and Gloria Castellano

2. Recent Trends in Microbial Fermentation

Akshada Atul Bakliwal, Swati Gokul Talele, and Anil G. Jadhav

3. Recent Reports on Imperative Medicinal Potentials of Boswellia serrate

Souranava Jana, Debarshi Kar Mahapatra, and Souvik Mukherjee

4. Generation of Natural Pharmaceuticals Based on Microbial Transformation of Herbal Constituents

M. R. Badwar et al.

5. Actinidia deliciosa: A Nature’s Boon to Modern Pharmacotherapeutics

Vivek Kumar Raman, Sunil Kumar Chauhan, and Arijit Chaudhuri

6. Ocimum sanctum L. (Holy Basil or Tulsi): A Medicinally Significant Herb

Manik Das, Debarshi Kar Mahapatra, and Kuntal Manna

7. Anti-Proliferative Potentials of Silver Nanoparticles Synthesized from Natural Biomass

Roshan Telrandhe, Sanjay Kumar Bharti, and Debarshi Kar Mahapatra

8. Nanoparticles as Promising Technology in Microbial Pharmaceutics

Eknath D. Ahire, Swati G. Talele, and Heena S. Shah

9. Spherulites: A Novel Approach in Vesicular Drug Delivery Systems

Deepal J. Taank et al.

10. Role of Omega 3-Fatty Acids in Different Neurodegerative Disorders

Eknath D. Ahire et al.

11. Thymoquinone: Therapeutic Potential and Molecular Targets

Abuzer Ali et al.

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Debarshi Kar Mahapatra, PhD, is Assistant Professor in the Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry at Dadasaheb Balpande College of Pharmacy, Rashtrasant Tukadoji Maharaj Nagpur University, Maharashtra, India. He was formerly Assistant Professor at Kamla Nehru College of Pharmacy. His area of interest includes computer-assisted rational designing and synthesis of low molecular weight ligands against druggable targets, drug delivery systems, and optimization of unconventional formulations. He has published research, book chapters, reviews, and case studies and has presented his work at several international platforms, for which he has received several awards by a number of bodies. He has also authored the book titled Drug Design.

Swati Gokul Talele, PhD, is Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmaceutics at Sandip Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Maharashtra, India. She has over 18 years of experience in research and teaching. She has published many research and review papers in international and national journals. She has also presented research work at several conferences and has received several awards. She has authored the book titled Natural Excipients and has many chapters and books in progress. Dr. Talele has delivered interactive talks at continuing education programs for registered pharmacists and is a member of the Association of Pharmacy Teachers of India and the Indian Pharmaceutical Congress Association.

A. K. Haghi, PhD, is the author and editor of over 200 books, as well as over 1000 published papers in various journals and conference proceedings. Dr. Haghi has received several grants, consulted for a number of major corporations, and is a frequent speaker to national and international audiences. Since 1983, he served as professor at several universities. He is the former Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Chemoinformatics and Chemical Engineering and Polymers Research Journal and is on the editorial boards of many international journals. He is also a member of the Canadian Research and Development Center of Sciences and Cultures.