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Discovery of Medicinal Plant Products: A Handbook of Laboratory Methods

Handbook / ManualCancelled

Edited By: Y Kumarasamy and S Sarker

CABI Publishing

Hardback | Nov 2013 | #174882 | ISBN-13: 9781845933883
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About this book

Natural products are an important source for drug development. Discovery of Medicinal Plant Products outlines in a succinct form the processes of drug discovery from plants from the research bench to the use of the drug in patients. It equips the reader with basic skills in chemistry, phytochemistry, molecular biology and statistics that are needed to identify new compounds for biomedical research. It will also enable the researcher to start and run validated and robust experiments throughout their research.


Contents

Historical overview
Elementary Laboratory skills
Phytochemical Analysis
Evaluation of effects of anti-infective properties of target compounds
Evaluation of effects of target compounds on eukaryotic cell
Toxological Assays
Free Radicals and antioxidant assays
Molecular Biology Techniques
Statistical analysis
EBM and Clinical trials


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