Lead Compounds from Medicinal Plants for the Treatment of Neurodegenerative Diseases, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 0123983835
  • ISBN-13: 9780123983831
  • DDC: 616.8047
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 416 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released June 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013

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Lead Compounds from Medicinal Plants for the Treatment of Neurodegenerative Diseases is the second volume in the series, Pharmaceutical Leads from Medicinal Plants. This book includes key pharmacological and chemical evidence to support the selection of promising pre-clinical candidates for the treatment of neurodegenerative diseases. This important addition to the natural product and drug discovery literature contains the history, synonyms, medicinal uses, phytopharmacology, pre-clinical potential, and rationale for each plant selected. By providing critical evaluation of pharmacological data, mechanisms of action, and structural requirements for the development of future neuroprotective agents, this comprehensive reference is a beneficial resource for industry and academic scientists whose research focuses on neurodegenerative drug discovery and development. Incorporates compelling biological activity data and preclinical structure-activity relationships to help you choose promising lead molecules for further research.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Foreword By Atta-ur-Rahman.
Foreword By Derek J. McPhee.
Foreword By Cornelis J. Van der Schyf.
About the Author.
1: Alkaloids - Part I.
2: Alkaloids - Part II.
3: Terpenes.
4: Phenolics.
Index of Natural Products.
Index of Pharmacological Terms.
Index of Plants.
Subject Index.