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  • Active Phytochemicals from Chinese Herbal Medicines

    Anti-Cancer Activities and Mechanisms

    By Wing Shing Ho

    Biomedical Science Chinese herbal medicine represents complementary or adjunctive therapies that often can improve the efficacy of Western medicine to achieve the pharmacological effects, especially in cancer treatment. However, the combination of herbs with therapeutic drugs can raise potential…

    Paperback – 2017-07-01 
    CRC Press

  • Industrial Applications of Marine Biopolymers

    Edited by Parappurath Narayanan Sudha

    With the aim of presenting different classes of marine biopolymers and their industrial applications, this book successfully demonstrates the precious value of the ocean resources to society. The polymers derived from such materials are biodegradable, biocompatible; at times water soluble. Direct…

    Hardback – 2017-06-28 
    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 – 2017-04-30 
    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 – 2017-04-30 
    CRC Press

  • The Lignan Handbook with CD-ROM

    Edited by Norman G. Lewis, Laurence B. Davin

    Lignans are aromatic compounds isolated from plants. This handbook presents an authoritative and comprehensive review of lignan chemistry, biochemistry, nomenclature, uses, and occurrence. Lignans are used in a wide variety of industries and this book will appeal to those working in the pulp and…

    Pack - Book & CD – 2017-04-26 
    CRC Press

  • The Genus Syzygium

    Syzygium cumini and Other Underutilized Species

    Edited by K. N. 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 – 2017-04-13 
    CRC Press
    Traditional Herbal Medicines for Modern Times

  • CRC World Dictionary of Palms

    Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology (2 Volume Set)

    By Umberto Quattrocchi

    From the Foreword Umberto Quattrocchi has brought us some amazing and useful works through the various dictionaries that he has compiled. This time it is for two very important plant families the palms and the cycads that are synthesized here in these two volumes. Each entry is fascinating not just…

    Hardback – 2017-02-22
    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 – 2017-02-13
    CRC Press

  • Drugs of Natural Origin

    A Treatise of Pharmacognosy, Seventh Edition

    By Gunnar Samuelsson, Lars Bohlin

    Drugs of Natural Origin is a unique multidisciplinary book suitable for undergraduate and graduate students and teachers in the area of natural product science, but also as a complementary book for disciplines like medicinal chemistry, biochemistry and pharmacology. The book can also serve society…

    Hardback – 2017-01-05
    Swedish Pharmaceutical 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 – 2016-12-06
    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 – 2016-12-01
    CRC Press

  • Nutraceuticals and Health

    Review of Human Evidence

    Edited by Somdat Mahabir, Yashwant V. Pathak

    Although health claims for nutraceuticals range from the fantastic to the sublime, most of these claims are based on cell culture studies and have not been validated in humans, making them inadequate for public health recommendations. Focusing on human population-based research (epidemiology…

    Paperback – 2016-11-16
    CRC Press

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