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Plants for Medicines: A Chemical and Pharmacological Survey of Plants in the Australian Region

By: DJ Collins, CCJ Culvenor, JA Lamberton, JW Loder and JR Price

303 pages, 64 colour plates, 400+ b/w line drawings


Hardback | Dec 1990 | #12236 | ISBN: 0643049924
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This book gives details of alkaloid and anti-tumour screening by the CSIRO of nearly 2000 species, the pharmacological testing of the alkaloids of selected species, and the chemical fractionation of those species which had reproducible tumour-inhibiting properties.



1. The Phytochemical Survey and the CSIRO Screening Programme
2. Alkaloid and Anti-tumour Screening Results
3. Pharmacology of Alkaloids
4. Anti-tumour Constituents
5. Colour Plates
6. Bibliography of Australian Phytochemistry, 1940-1987
7. Additional References
8. Indexes

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