Antifungal Metabolites from Plants, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 364238076X
  • ISBN-13: 9783642380761
  • DDC: 615.321
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 469 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released May 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013

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The goal of this book is to provide essential information on the use of different medicinal plants and their secondary metabolites for the treatment of various fungal diseases affecting human beings, animals and plants.  It is divided in four parts: Part I examines the global distribution of plant-derived antifungal compounds, Part II deals with antifungal activities of plant metabolites, Part III includes plants used in Ayurveda and traditional systems for treating fungal diseases, and Part IV discusses the use of plant-derived products to protect plants against fungal diseases.​

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Global Distribution of Antifungal Compounds.
2: Antifungal Compounds from Latin American Plants.
3: Antifungal Plants of Iran: An Insight into Ecology, Chemistry, and Molecular Biology.
4: Antifungal Property of Selected Nigerian Medicinal Plants.
5: Review of the Antifungal Potential of African Medicinal Plants.
6: A. Antifungal Activities of Plants and Other Natural Products.
7: Natural Products as Potential Resources for Antifungal Substances: A Survey.
8: Recent Advances on Medicinal Plants with Antifungal Activity.
9: Recent Progress in Research on Plant Antifungal Proteins: A Review.
10: Antifungal Metabolites of Endophytic Fungi.
11: Combining Plant Essential Oils and Antimycotics in Coping with Antimycotic-Resistant Candida Species.
12: Flavonoids as Antifungal Agents.
13: Plants Used in Ayurveda and Traditional Systems for Fungal Diseases.
14: Antifungal Metabolites from Medicinal Plants Used in Ayurvedic System of Medicine in India.
15: Plants Used in Folk Medicine of Bangladesh for Treatment of Tinea Infections.
16: Plant-Derived Products to Protect Fungal Diseases of Plants/Fruits.
17: Usefulness of Plant Derived Products to Protect Rice against Fungi in Western Europe.
18: Plant Bioactive Metabolites for Cereal Protection against Fungal Pathogens.
19: Plant Essential Oils as Antifungal Treatments on the Postharvest of Fruit and Vegetables.
20: Fruit Processing Byproducts as a Source of Natural Antifungal Compounds.