Highlighting the complexity and applications of plant bioactive metabolites in organic and medicinal chemistry, this book overviews plant biodiversity as a source of new drugs and drug discovery strategies. In addition, the book describes the role of natural products as drugs targeting specific disease areas, including neurological disorders, inflammation, infectious diseases, and cancer. The coverage also discusses natural products in clinical trials, quality control, and case studies of medicinal plants. A complete sourcebook for this topic, the text includes chapters on marketing, regulations, intellectual property, and academic-industry collaboration.

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Author(s)Cechinel Filho
PublisherJohn Wiley
BindingHard Back
Publish YearJanuary 2012