1st Edition

Phytochemistry, 3-Volume Set Volume 1: Fundamentals, Modern Techniques, and Applications; Volume 2: Pharmacognosy, Nanomedicine, and Contemporary Issues; Volume 3: Marine Sources, Industrial Applications, and Recent Advances

    1806 Pages 40 Color & 177 B/W Illustrations
    by Apple Academic Press

    1806 Pages 40 Color & 177 B/W Illustrations
    by Apple Academic Press

    1806 Pages 40 Color & 177 B/W Illustrations
    by Apple Academic Press

    The 3-volume set, Phytochemistry, covers a wide selection of topics in phytochemistry and provides a wealth of information on the fundamentals, new applications, methods and modern analytical techniques, state-of-the-art approaches, and computational techniques. With chapters from professional specialists in their fields from around the world, the volumes deliver a comprehensive coverage of phytochemistry.

    Phytochemistry is a multidisciplinary field, so this book will appeal to students in both upper-level students, faculty, researchers, and industry professionals in a number of fields, including biological science, biochemistry, pharmacy, food and medicinal chemistry, systematic botany and taxonomy, ethnobotany, conservation biology, plant genetic and metabolomics, evolutionary sciences, and plant pathology.

    Phytochemistry, Volume 1: Fundamentals, Modern Techniques, and Applications

    Part 1: Fundamentals Of Phytochemistry

    1. Introduction to Phytochemistry

    C. Egbuna et al.

    2. Biosynthesis of Phytochemicals

    H. Tijjani, C. Egbuna, and Luka D. Carrol

    3. Mechanisms of Plant Defense Against Pathogens: Phytoalexins Induction

    Hanan M. AL-Yousef and Musarat Amina

    4. Biological Roles of Phytochemicals

    Onyekere Peculiar Feenna et al.

    5. Phytochemicals as Immunomodulators

    Behnaz Aslanipour

    6. Phytochemicals as Nutraceuticals and Pharmafoods

    Anywar Godwin

    7. The Role of Phytochemistry in Plant Classification: Phytochemotaxonomy

    Felix Ifeanyi Nwafor and Ifeoma Celestina Orabueze

    8. Plant Metabolomics

    Sagar Satish Datir and Rakesh Mohan Jha

    Part 2: Methods And Techniques

    9. Phytochemical Extraction, Isolation and Detection Techniques

    Banjo, Temitope Temitayo et al.

    10. Techniques in Phytochemotaxonomy

    Felix Ifeanyi Nwafor and Ifeoma Celestina Orabueze

    11. Chromatographical Techniques in Phytochemical Research

    Sumera Javad and Shagufta Naz

    12. UV/Visible Spectroscopy and HPLC in Phytochemical Analysis: An Introduction

    Ade Kujore

    13. HPLC and HPTLC as Sophisticated Tools in Phytochemical Analysis

     Deepa R. Verma and Rohan V. Gavankar

    14. Analytical Techniques in Elemental Profiling

    Andrew G. Mtewa and Annu Amanjot

    15. Phytochemical Test Methods

    C. Egbuna, et al.

    16. Animal Models in Phytopharmacology

    Ahmed A. Adedeji, Mulkah O. Ajagun-Ogunleye, and Marta Vicente-Crespo

    17. Toxicological Testing of Plant Products

    Monica Neagu and Carolina Constantin

    18. Role of Biostatistics in Phytochemical Research: Emphasis on Essential Oil Studies

    S. Zafar Haider et al.

    Part 3: Computational Phytochemistry

    19. Computational Phytochemistry in Drug Discovery: Databases and Tools

    Sugumari Vallinayagam, Karthikeyan Rajendran, and Vigneshkumar Sekar

    20. Stemness Modulation by Phytochemicals to Target Cancer Stem Cells

    Prem Prakash Kushwaha, Pushpendra Singh, and Shashank Kumar

    21. Targeting Cancer Cell Carbohydrate Metabolism by Phytochemicals

    Swastika Dash, Prem Prakash Kushwaha, and Shashank Kumar

    22. Herbal Drug Discovery: The Envision Biotechnology Approach

    A. Nagy

    Part 4: Phytochemical Research

    23. GC-MS Analysis and In Vitro Anticancer Activity of Tectona grandis Bark Extract Against Human Breast Cancer Cell Line (MCF-7)

    R. Arul Priya, K. Saravanan, and B. Umarani

    24. Phytochemical Analysis of Nigella sativa L. Seeds Aqueous Extract by GC-MS and FTIR

    N. Shaista Jabeen et al.

    25. Phytochemical Studies on Five Nigerian Indigenous Vegetables

    O. I. Faleyimu, T. Solomon, and A. J. Adebayo.

    Phytochemistry, Volume 2: Pharmacognosy, Nanomedicine, and Contemporary Issues

    Part 1: Ethnomedicine And Pharmacognosy

    1. Pharmacognosy and Prehistoric Uses of Medicinal Plants

    Chukwuebuka Egbuna, Nadia Sharif, and N. Shaista Jabeen

    2. Complementary and Alternative Systems of Medicines

    Vinesh Kumar and Yogita Sharma

    3. Ethnobotanical Study of Indigenous Peoples’ Medicinal Plants

    Felix Ifeanyi Nwafor and Stella I. Inya-Agha

    4. Herbal Medicine: A Case Study of Nigerian Medicinal Plants

    A. Oyedepo, Temitope

    5. Plant Species Utilized for Ethnoveterinary Practices in India

    V. Lakshminarayana and G. M. Narasimha Rao

    Part 2: Medicinal Potentials Of Phytochemicals

    6. Antioxidants and Phytochemicals

    Chukwuebuka Egbuna

    7. Roles of Phytochemicals in the Prevention and Treatment of Various Diseases

    Intan Soraya Che Sulaiman, Shibani Sukhi, and Azham Mohamad

    8. Phytochemicals as Oxidative Stress Mitigators

    Ashutosh Gupta and Abhay K. Pandey

    9. Antimicrobial Medicinal Plants as Effective Natural Bioresources

    Jaya Vikas Kurhekar

    10. Medicinal Plants with Anti-Venom Activities

    Habibu Tijjani and Chukwuebuka Egbuna

    11. Medicinal Potentials of Green Tea

    Frederick O. Ujah

    12. Antioxidant Potentials of Cinnamon

    S. Zafar Haider et al.

    13. Phytochemical as the Hope for the Treatment of Hepatic and Neuronal Disorders

    Swagata Das et al.

    14. Role of Phytochemicals in the Treatment of Male Infertility

    Vijaykumar K. Parmar and Ketan Variya

    15. Roles of Medicinal Plants in the Treatment of Cancer

    Prabhat Upadhyay et al.

    16. Methylated Flavonoids as a Novel Inhibitor of Metastasis in the Cancer Cell

    Prem Prakash Kushwaha, Pushpendra Singh, and Shashank Kumar

    17. Medicinal Roles of Phytomolecules in the Treatment and Management of Diabetes Mellitus

    Maria Aslam, Sidra Khalid, and Hafsa Kamran

    18. Roles of Phytomolecules in the Treatment of Diabetic Nephropathy

    Rashmi Shukla, Prabhat Upadhyay, and Yamini B. Tripathi

    19. Phytochemicals as Protagonist for the Treatment and Management of Autoimmune Diseases

    Pragya Mishra, Parjanya Kumar Shukla, and Raghvendra Raman Mishra

    Part 3: Nanoparticle Biosynthesis And Its Biomedical Applicationsm

    20. Green Biosynthesis of Metallic Nanoparticles

    Seshu Vardhan Pothabathula, Prem Prakash Kushwaha, and Shashank Kumar

    21. Cytotoxicity and Biomedical Applications of Metal Oxide Nanoparticles Synthesized from Plants

    Hii Yiik Siang et al.

    22. Biosynthesis of Carbon Dot’s Nanoparticles from Plants

    Hameed Shah and Ashfaq Ahmad Khan

    Part 4: Phytochemicals As Friends And Foes

    23. Toxic Plants and Phytochemicals

    Chukwuebuka Egbuna et al.

    24. Phytochemicals as Prooxidants

    Andrew G. Mtewa

    25. Phytochemical as an Antinutrient

    Chukwuebuka Egbuna

    Phytochemistry, Volume 3: Marine Sources, Industrial Applications, and Recent Advances

    Part 1: Marine Sources Of Secondary Metabolites

    1. Phytochemicals of Marine Origin

    Nadia Sharif et al.

    2. Marine Sponge Alkaloids: A Source of Novel Anticancer Agent

    Musarat Amina and Hanan M. Al-Yousef

    3. Marine Antioxidants and Assay Methods

    Onyeka Kingsley Nwosu and David Okechukwu Okeke

    4. Extraction of Marine Phytochemicals: Methods and Techniques

    Nadia Sharif, Neelma Munir, and Shagufta Naz

    Part 2: Industrial And Medicinal Applications Of Phytochemicals

    5. Biotechnology Approach to the Production of Phytochemicals: An Introduction

    Hameed Shah et al.

    6. Secondary Metabolites Accumulation and Production through In Vitro Cultures

    Hussien M. Daffalla and Azza Migdam Elsheikh

    7. Practical Processes Involved in the Production of Phytochemicals by Plant Tissue Culture

    Hanan M. Al-Yousef

    8. Medicinal and Industrial Applications of Bromelain

    Ramesh Kumar and Abhay K. Pandey

    9. Cysteine Proteases from Plants and Its Applications

    Juan Abreu Payrol et al.

    10. Phytotherapy and Encapsulation

    Şaban Keskin, Merve Keskin, and Sevgi Kolaylı

    11. Effective Processing Methods for Fruits and Vegetables

    Maria Aslam, Sidra Khalid, and Hafsa Kamran

    Part 3: Environmental Concerns And Eco-Friendly Control Measures

    12. Effects of Environmental Factors on the Accumulation of Phytochemicals in Plants

    Sechene Stanley Gololo

    13. Effects of Environment on the Chemical Constituents and Biological Characteristics of Some Medicinal Plants

    Vinesh Kumar and Yogita Sharma

    14. Phytochelatins and Heavy Metal Tolerance in Plants

    Maria Catherine B. Otero and Genevieve D. Tupas

    15. Phytochemical Biopesticides

    Olumayowa Vincent Oriyomi

    16. Sustainable Approach in Integrated Pest Management: Role of Phytomolecules as Biopesticide

    Rakesh Kumar Gupta, Prem Prakash Kushwaha, and Shashank Kumar

    17. Essential Oil in Pest Control and Disease Management

    Arvind Saroj et al.

    18. Inhibition of Mild Steel Corrosion in Acidic Media by Phytochemicals

    Basu Maan Daas

    Part 4: Recent Advances

    19. Novel Terpenoids as Anticancer Stem Cell Agents

    Rebati Malik et al.

    20. Evaluation of the Phytohemagglutinin Activities of Echinacea Species in Ontogenesis

    Sergey V. Pospelov


    Chukwuebuka Egbuna is a chartered chemist, a chemical analyst, and an academic researcher. He is a member of the Institute of Chartered Chemists of Nigeria (ICCON), the Nigerian Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (NSBMB), and the Society of Quality Assurance (SQA) (USA).

    Jonathan Chinenye Ifemeje, PhD, is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Natural Sciences, Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University, Nigeria.

    Stanley Udedi Chidi, PhD, is a Full Professor of Biochemistry at the Department of Applied Biochemistry, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, (UNIZIK), Awka, Nigeria.

    Shashank Kumar, PhD, is working as Assistant Professor at the Center for Biochemistry and Microbial Sciences, Central University of Punjab, Bathinda, India.

    Jaya Vikas Kurhekar, PhD (microbiology), MBA (human resources), is presently the Head and Associate Professor in Microbiology, teaching undergraduate and postgraduate students, in the Department of Microbiology at the college Dr. Patangrao Kadam Mahavidyalaya, Sangli, India.

    Nadia Sharif, PhD, is currently working as a Visiting Lecturer at the Biotechnology Department of Lahore College for Women, University, Lahore, Pakistan.