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Lead Compounds from Medicinal Plants for the Treatment of Cancer

  • ID: 2485061
  • Book
  • December 2012
  • Elsevier Science and Technology

Lead Compounds from Medicinal Plants for the Treatment of Cancer is the first volume in the series, Pharmaceutical Leads from Medicinal Plants. The plant species described in this reference have been carefully selected based on pharmacological evidence and represent today's most promising sources of natural products for the discovery of anti-cancer drugs. Containing references to primary source material, over a hundred botanical illustrations, a table of chemical structures and much more, this book is an essential starting point for cancer researchers and those involved in anti-cancer drug discovery helping you identify the best novel lead molecules for further anti-cancer drug development.

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Preface
Foreword by Gordon Cragg
Foreword by David Newman
Chapter 1: Alkaloids
Chapter 2: Terpenes
Chapter 3: Phenolics
Index of Natural Products
Index of Pharmacological Terms
Index of Plants
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Christophe Wiart Ethnopharmacologist and Associate Professor, School of Pharmacy, University of Nottingham, Malaysia Campus.

Dr. Christophe Wiart is a French pharmacist who for the last 25 years has traveled in various parts of Asia to study in situ the botany, the ancient traditional knowledge, and ethnopharmacology of medicinal plants to bring global awareness both in public and academia on the tremendous pharmaceutical value of medicinal plants of Asia and the Pacific. He has authored more than 14 academic books on this subject as well as peer-reviewed research papers. He was recently interviewed by BBC Radio Crowd Science (2020). He appeared on HBO's Vice (TV Series) in season 3, episode 6 (episode 28 of the series), titled "The Post-Antibiotic World & Indonesia's Palm Bomb." aired on April 17, 2015. Dr. Wiart was a guest in Aljazeera Inside Story " For only the fourth time in its 70-year history, the United Nations is holding a special meeting devoted to a health crisis." Dr. Christophe Wiart is a French pharmacist who for the last 25 years has traveled in various parts of Asia to study in situ the botany, the ancient traditional knowledge, and ethnopharmacology of medicinal plants to bring global awareness both in public and academia on the tremendous pharmaceutical value of medicinal plants of Asia and the Pacific. He has authored more than 14 academic books on this subject as well as peer-reviewed research papers. He was recently interviewed by BBC Radio Crowd Science (2020). He appeared on HBO's Vice (TV Series) in season 3, episode 6 (episode 28 of the series), titled "The Post-Antibiotic World & Indonesia's Palm Bomb." aired on April 17, 2015. Dr. Wiart was a guest in Aljazeera Inside Story " For only the fourth time in its 70-year history, the United Nations is holding a special meeting devoted to a health crisis."
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