1st Edition

Volume 1: Fundamentals, Modern Techniques, and Applications

ISBN 9781771887595
Published January 9, 2019 by Apple Academic Press
658 Pages 14 Color & 117 B/W Illustrations

USD $169.95

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Book Description

This first book in this three-volume set provides comprehensive coverage of a wide range of topics in phytochemistry. With chapters from professional specialists from key institutions around the world, the volume starts with an introduction to phytochemistry and details the fundamentals. Part II discusses the state-of-the-art modern methods and techniques in phytochemical research, while Part III provides an informative overview of computational phytochemistry and its applications. Part IV presents novel research findings in the discovery of drugs that will be effective in the treatment of diseases. The chapters are drawn carefully and integrated sequentially to aid flow, consistency, and continuity.

Table of Contents

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.

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Chukwuebuka Egbuna is a chartered chemist, chemical analyst, and academic researcher. He is a member of the Institute of Chartered Chemists of Nigeria, the Nigerian Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, and the Society of Quality Assurance (USA). He is a reviewer and editorial board member of various journals, with his most recent role as a website administrator for the Tropical Journal of Applied Natural Sciences.

Jonathan Chinenye Ifemeje, PhD, is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Natural Sciences, Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University, Nigeria. He has published over 40 publications and is the Managing Editor of the Tropical Journal of Applied Natural Sciences. He is a member of various institutes, including the Institute of Chartered Chemists of Nigeria, the Nigerian Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, and the Society of Quality Assurance.

Stanley Chidi Udedi, PhD, is a Full Professor of Biochemistry at the Department of Applied

Biochemistry, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Nigeria, where he is also Dean of Students. He has taught at various institutions, including Madonna University, Nigeria, and Anambra State University, which is now Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University, Nigeria. He is well published with over 50 publications.

Shashank Kumar, PhD, is an Assistant Professor at the Center for Biochemistry and Microbial Sciences, Central University of Punjab, Bathinda, India. Dr. Kumar has about 60 published scientific papers, reviews, editorial articles, and book chapters in various national and international peer-reviewed journals and has been cited more than 1,200 times. He has also edited several books, including Concepts in Cell Signaling and Carbohydrate Metabolism: Theory and Practical Approach.