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1st Edition

Terpenoids Against Human Diseases

Edited By

Dijendra Nath Roy

ISBN 9780815370666
Published March 25, 2019 by CRC Press
268 Pages 16 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

This book highlights how terpenoids act as biological messengers and can be used as medicine against liver disease, neurodegenerative disease, cancer, infectious disease, cardiovascular disease, and inflammatory diseases. It emphasizes the metabolic engineering approach of terpenoids production and their toxicity.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 A Brief History of Terpenoids
Milena Campelo Freitas de Lima, Larissa Sousa da Silva, Larissa Silveira Moreira Wiedemann, Valdir F. da Veiga Junior

Chapter 2 Bioengineering Approach on Terpenoids Production
Niha Dhar and Sarojam Rajani

Chapter 3 Terpenoids: The Biological Key Molecules
Moumita Majumdar, Dijendra Nath Roy

Chapter 4 Terpenoids In Treatment Of Liver Disease
Sujan Chatterjee, Debajyoti Patra, Pujita Ghosh, Akash Prasad, Kaustav Dutta Chowdhury

Chapter 5 Terpenoids In Treatment Of Neurodegenerative Disease
Ayantika Pal, Sumantra Das

Chapter 6 Terpenoids In Treatment Of Immunological Disease
Avik Sarkar and Surajit Bhattacharjee

Chapter 7 Terpenoids In Cancer Treatment
Arghya Adhikary, Shaswati Das and Mousumi Bhattacharjee

Chapter 8 Terpenoids Against Infectious Diseases
Sanhita Ghosh, Kamalika Roy and Chiranjib Pal

Chapter 9 Terpenoids Against Cardiovascular Diseases
F. Mahomoodally and P. Ramjuttun

Chapter 10 Toxicity Of Terpenoids In Human Health
Ritobrata Goswami; Dijendra Nath Roy

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Dr. Dijendra Nath Roy, PhD, has been currently working as Assistant Professor, Department of Bio Engineering, National Institute of Technology, Agartala, India, since 2013. He received professional bachelor degrees from the Haldia Institute of Technology, West Bengal University of Technology (B.Tech., 2005), and the Doctor of Philosophy from the CSIR-Indian Institute of Chemical Biology [Ph.D. in Bio Engineering, 2011]. Dr. Roy carried out postdoctoral research training at the National University of Singapore, Singapore (2011-2012) and after that, he has been appointed in present position. Dr. Roy is a member of the numerous professional bodies including Indian Science Congress Association, Govt. of India and The Institution of Engineers (India). In addition, Dr. Roy has already earned several project grants from different external funding agencies in India to carry out research on product development, especially drug development. In 2015, he was honoured with prestigious young scientist award from Science and Engineering Research Board, Department of Science and Technology, Govt. of India to implement his research idea into the capacity of laboratory. He is interested to publish this book from CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group, USA for them, those who are engaged actively in drug development.