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  • The Genus Syzygium

    Syzygium cumini and Other Underutilized Species

    Edited by K. Narayanan Nair

    Syzygium is a well-known source of the globally traded clove as well as the widely cultivated jambolan, water apple, rose apple, wax apple, mountain apple, and several other underutilized species. These plants have multiple uses as edible fruits, medicine, spice, food colorants, and flavorings. The…

    Hardback – 2017-03-17 
    CRC Press
    Traditional Herbal Medicines for Modern Times

  • Natural Products Bioavailability and Metabolism

    Clinical Implications

    Edited by Navindra P. Seeram

    Bioavailability is an essential tool in pharmacokinetics and must be considered when calculating dosages for non-intravenous routes of administration. In recent years, there has been a surge in the botanical supplement industry with widespread sales of herbal products in pharmacies, health food…

    Hardback – 2017-03-15 
    CRC Press
    Clinical Pharmacognosy Series

  • Analytical Technology for Natural Products Research

    Edited by Mark O'Neil Johnson, Courtney Starks

    The analytical instrumentation that is used to isolate chemical compounds from natural product sources is diverse, challenging and underrepresented in the field of natural product research. With so many options available to do similar tasks in this field, a complete compendium of analytical…

    Hardback – 2017-03-15 
    CRC Press

  • Contemporary Phytomedicines

    By Amritpal Singh Saroya

    The term phytomedicine was coined by French physician Henri Leclerc in 1913. Till recently phytomedicine has remained in the background. But due to emerging challenges to the conventional pharmaceutical industry (cost effectiveness and potency of the drugs), phytomedicine has made a dramatic…

    Hardback – 2017-02-28 
    CRC Press

  • Anthocyanins in Health and Disease

    Edited by Taylor C. Wallace, M. Monica Giusti

    Anthocyanins, polyphenolic compounds abundant in certain foods, are responsible for the orange-red to blue-violet hues evident in many fruits, vegetables, cereal grains, and flowers. Interest in these pigments has intensified due to their potential health-promoting properties as dietary…

    Paperback – 2017-02-28 
    CRC Press

  • Marine Nutraceuticals

    Prospects and Perspectives

    Edited by Se-Kwon Kim

    There is a great deal of consumer interest in natural bioactive substances due to their health benefits. Offering the potential to provide valuable nutraceuticals and functional food ingredients, marine-derived compounds are an abundant source of nutritionally and pharmacologically active agents,…

    Paperback – 2017-02-28 
    CRC Press
    Nutraceuticals

  • Biosynthetic Engineering of Natural Products

    By Vikramaditya Ganapati Yadav

    The marriage between synthetic biology and the traditional strengths of the pharmaceutical industry offers the potential of customized molecules with significantly higher binding to hitherto undruggable proteins. Systems biology and bioinformatics will be essential for distilling the vast amounts…

    Hardback – 2017-02-26 
    CRC Press

  • Natural Products and Digestive Health

    Edited by Jess D. Reed, Christian G. Krueger, Michael A. Polewski

    There is a growing body of knowledge that simplified diets (high fat, high sugar, low fiber) negatively affect aspects of gut barrier function including increased susceptibility to transient and persistent colonization of extra-intestinal pathogenic bacteria, changes to gut barrier morphology,…

    Hardback – 2017-02-15 
    CRC Press
    Clinical Pharmacognosy Series

  • Medicinal and Aromatic Plants

    Cultivation, Production and Pharmacognosy

    By Akos Mathe

    This volume summarizes important aspects of the biological production of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants (MAPs), a complex process based on the genetic principles of secondary substance formation. It concentrates on eco-physiological factors and their role in productivity such as biomass. Principles…

    Hardback – 2017-01-26 
    CRC Press

  • Complementary and Alternative Medicines in Prostate Cancer

    A Comprehensive Approach

    Edited by K. B. Harikumar

    Recent global cancer statistical data has clearly indicated that prostate cancer is currently the second most frequently diagnosed cancer (at 15% of all male cancers) and globally the sixth leading cause of cancer death in males. This book is a summary of prostate cancer, covering its incidence,…

    Hardback – 2016-12-16 
    CRC Press
    Traditional Herbal Medicines for Modern Times

  • Cancer Inhibitors from Chinese Natural Medicines

    By Jun-Ping Xu

    Nature is an attractive source of therapeutic and preventive compounds, and with such chemical diversity found in millions of species of plants, over 60% of currently used anticancer agents are derived from natural sources. Cancer Inhibitors from Chinese Natural Medicines summarizes new…

    Hardback – 2016-12-06 
    CRC Press

  • Serotonin and Melatonin

    Their Functional Role in Plants, Food, Phytomedicine, and Human Health

    Edited by Gokare A. Ravishankar, Akula Ramakrishna

    Serotonin and Melatonin: Their Functional Role in Plants, Food, Phytomedicine, and Human Health highlights the significance of the plant sources of serotonin and melatonin in the fields of medicine, agriculture, and food science. Over the last few decades, an enormous amount of research data has…

    Hardback – 2016-11-16
    CRC Press

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