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Phytochemicals as Lead Compounds for New Drug Discovery

Phytochemicals as Lead Compounds for New Drug Discovery Book
Author : Chukwuebuka Egbuna,Shashank Kumar,Jonathan C. Ifemeje,Shahira M. Ezzat,Saravanan Kaliyaperumal
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2019-09-07
ISBN : 0128178914
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Phytochemicals as Lead Compounds for New Drug Discovery presents complete coverage of the recent advances in the discovery of phytochemicals from medicinal plants as models to the development of new drugs and chemical entities. Functional bioactive compounds of plant origin have been an invaluable source for many human therapeutic drugs and have played a major role in the treatment of diseases around the world. These compounds possess enormous structural and chemical diversity and have led to many important discoveries. This book presents fundament concepts and factors affecting the choice for plant-based products, as well as recent advances in computer-aided drug discovery and FDA drug candidacy acceptance criteria. It also details the various bioactive lead compounds and molecular targets for a range of life-threatening diseases including cancer, diabetes, and neurodegenerative diseases. Written by a global team of experts, Phytochemicals as Lead Compounds for New Drug Discovery is an ideal resource for drug developers, phytochemists, plant biochemists, food and medicinal chemists, nutritionists and toxicologists, chemical ecologists, taxonomists, analytical chemists, and other researchers in those fields. It will also be very valuable to professors, students, and researchers in this domain. Presents fundamental concepts and factors affecting choice for plant-based products Details the FDA drug candidacy acceptance criteria, including bottlenecks and way forward Highlights recent advances in computational-based drug discovery Focuses on the discovery of new drugs and potential druggable targets for the treatment of chronic diseases of world importance

Neglected Tropical Diseases and Phytochemicals in Drug Discovery

Neglected Tropical Diseases and Phytochemicals in Drug Discovery Book
Author : Chukwuebuka Egbuna,Muhammad Akram,Jonathan Chinenye Ifemeje
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2021-10-12
ISBN : 1119616603
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Explore novel drug discovery updates from medicinal plants to help fight the devastating effects of neglected tropical diseases Neglected Tropical Diseases and Phytochemicals in Drug Discovery delivers a comprehensive exploration of the drug discovery process as it pertains to neglected tropical diseases. The book covers recent advancements in drug discovery, as well as druggable targets and new challenges facing the industry. It offers readers expansive discussions of specific diseases, including protozoan, helminth, bacterial, viral, fungal, and ectoparasitic infections. This book provides readers with insightful perspectives from leading industry voices on fifty years of trends and progress in the search for new, safe, and affordable therapeutic drugs in the fight against neglected tropical diseases. It includes information beneficial to researchers in a variety of fields of biology, chemistry, medicine, and pharmaceuticals. The distinguished authors cover topics including the effects of phytochemicals on the causative agent of leprosy and the potential applicability of phytochemicals in the management of Dengue fever. Readers will also enjoy the inclusion of: Thorough introductions to neglected tropical diseases, phytochemicals, protein targets, and mechanisms in drug discovery, as well as the epidemiology of neglected tropical diseases An exploration of novel bioactive lead compounds for drug discovery against neglected tropical diseases, leishmaniasis, lymphatic filariasis, trypanosomiasis, and schistosomiasis Discussions of protozoan infections, including herbal, nutritional, and traditional remedies for giardiasis and the anti-leishmanial potentials of phytochemicals Examinations of helminth infections, including the prospects of phytochemicals in the treatment of helminthiasis Perfect for medicinal chemists, drug developers, and research and development scientists, Neglected Tropical Diseases and Phytochemicals in Drug Discovery will also earn a place in the libraries of toxicologists and researchers in biology, chemistry, medicinal chemistry, ethnobotany, and bioinformatics seeking a one-stop resource for drug discovery for neglected tropical diseases.

Bioactive Phytochemicals

Bioactive Phytochemicals Book
Author : Javed Ahamad
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2020-10-28
ISBN : 9789811464478
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Natural bioactive compounds from medicinal plants are inexplicably diverse in chemical structure and biological properties. The unmet therapeutic requirements for various diseases serve as a guide for researchers to study natural compounds. These studies are intended to isolate, identify the structural characterization and eventually discover the pharmacological activity of natural compounds from their plant sources with the goal of treating specific diseases. Bioactive Phytochemicals: Drug Discovery to Product Development explores the scope and approaches of drug discovery from natural products. Chapters in the book cover information about the cultivation, collection and processing of medicinal plants, the methods and high throughput techniques for isolation and characterization of bioactive phytochemicals and pharmacological screening for activity, formulation and quality control. Information about the regulations specified for natural medicinal products in different region of the world is also presented, followed by a concluding chapter devoted to the role of natural herbal products for treatment of human diseases such as cancer, cardiovascular diseases, diabetes, obesity, inflammation and neurological disorders. Each chapter concludes with a general reference section, which is a bibliographic guide to more advanced texts. The contributing authors for this volume are drawn from a rich blend of experts in various areas of herbal medicine which encompass herbal drug discovery to product development. The concise and organized layout along with a broad coverage of phytochemistry and drug discovery makes this book a suitable reference for students of medicinal chemistry, researchers and industry professionals interested in herbal product development.

Coronavirus Drug Discovery

Coronavirus Drug Discovery Book
Author : Chukwuebuka Egbuna
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2022-05-25
ISBN : 0323851789
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Coronavirus Drug Discovery: SARS-CoV-2 (Covid 19) Prevention, Diagnosis, and Treatment presents comprehensive information on antiviral drug discovery from medicinal plants, animals, marine organisms and microorganisms. This book present special chapters on the COVID-19 disease outbreak and detailed information on drug discovery for the COVID-19 virus, including its diagnosis and prevention strategies. Subsequent chapters present drug discovery opportunities for the treatment and management of respiratory viral diseases, gastrointestinal viral diseases, exanthematous viral diseases, hepatic viral diseases, cutaneous viral diseases, hemorrhagic viral diseases and neurologic viral diseases. The book's contributors are specialists from key institutions around the world, making this a key resource for drug developers, medicinal chemists, public health scientists, molecular biologists, biochemists, and toxicologists, among others. Details the various natural bioactive compounds for antiviral drug discoveries surrounding treatments for the coronavirus Discuses recent drug discovery for covid-19 treatment and drug discovery from natural sources Focuses on the discovery of drugs against acute viral diseases of world importance Reviews recent advances in research tools for the discovery of new antiviral drugs

Botanical Leads for Drug Discovery

Botanical Leads for Drug Discovery Book
Author : Bikarma Singh
Publisher : Springer Nature
Release : 2020-10-05
ISBN : 9811559171
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Active botanical ingredients are a prime requirement for herbal formulations and discovering a drug is all about integration of science disciplines. In recent decades there has been a growing interest in treating wounds and diseases using traditional remedies based on local herbs, combined with chemical advances. Although this has led to the development of new bioactive ingredients from plants, there has been little success in terms of clinical trials and post-marketing studies to comply with FDA guidelines. Plants have been used as a source of medicine throughout history and continue to serve as the basis for many pharmaceuticals used today. However, despite the modern pharmaceutical industry being founded on botanical medicine, synthetic approaches to drug discovery have now become standard. Science-driven translational discovery and botanical development has created a new reality, leading to enormous changes in strategies, technologies and the disciplines involved, which have been embraced by the pharmaceutical and biotech industries. This book gathers scientific expertise and traditional knowledge to promote the discovery and development of new formulations and drugs based on active ingredients and to provide guidance on taking these to clinical trials. It discusses major topics, such as how the phytochemical composition of many plants has changed over time due to factors like cultivation, which can have both positive and negative effects on the levels of bioactive compounds. It also explores the importance of plants as a valuable source of therapeutic compounds as a result of their vast biosynthetic capacity, and classifies them according to their intended use, safety and regulatory status. Further, the book offers insights into the regulatory aspects of botanical products, which is an important issue when considering standardization and quality assessment, and also examines the commercial aspects of plant-derived medications and their proven role in the treatment of chronic diseases such as heart disease, high blood pressure, pain, asthma, and other associated conditions. Given its scope, this book is a valuable tool for botanists, natural product chemists, pharmacologists and microbiologists involved in the study of phytochemicals for drug discovery.

Drug Development for Cancer and Diabetes

Drug Development for Cancer and Diabetes Book
Author : K. Saravanan,Chukwuebuka Egbuna,Horne Iona Averal,S. Kannan,S. Elavarasi,Bir Bahadur
Publisher : CRC Press
Release : 2020-08-30
ISBN : 1000639983
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Key features include: Details the role of plants for the treatment and management of cancer and diabetes Discusses the role of phytocompounds as ligands for cancer and diabetic targets Reviews plants and the potential of phytochemicals as antidiabetic and anticancer drugs Explores the green biosynthesis of nanoparticles and their treatment efficiency

Computational Phytochemistry

Computational Phytochemistry Book
Author : Satyajit Dey Sarker,Lutfun Nahar
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2018-05-02
ISBN : 0128125462
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Computational Phytochemistry explores how recent advances in computational techniques and methods have been embraced by phytochemical researchers to enhance many of their operations, thus refocusing and expanding the possibilities of phytochemical studies. By applying computational aids and mathematical models to extraction, isolation, structure determination and bioactivity testing, researchers can extract highly detailed information about phytochemicals and optimize working approaches. This book aims to support and encourage researchers currently working with, or looking to incorporate, computational methods into their phytochemical work. Topics in this book include computational methods for predicting medicinal properties, optimizing extraction, isolating plant secondary metabolites and building dereplicated phytochemical libraries. The role of high-throughput screening, spectral data for structural prediction, plant metabolomics and biosynthesis are all reviewed, before the application of computational aids for assessing bioactivities and virtual screening are discussed. Illustrated with detailed figures and supported by practical examples, this book is an indispensable guide for all those involved with the identification, extraction and application of active agents from natural products. Includes step-by-step protocols for various computational and mathematical approaches applied to phytochemical research Features clearly illustrated chapters contributed by highly reputed researchers Covers all key areas in phytochemical research, including virtual screening and metabolomics

Anticancer Drug Development

Anticancer Drug Development Book
Author : Bruce C. Baguley,David J. Kerr
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2001-11-17
ISBN : 0080490441
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Here in a single source is a complete spectrum of ideas on the development of new anticancer drugs. Containing concise reviews of multidisciplinary fields of research, this book offers a wealth of ideas on current and future molecular targets for drug design, including signal transduction, the cell division cycle, and programmed cell death. Detailed descriptions of sources for new drugs and methods for testing and clinical trial design are also provided. One work that can be consulted for all aspects of anticancer drug development Concise reviews of research fields, combined with practical scientific detail, written by internationally respected experts A wealth of ideas on current and future molecular targets for drug design, including signal transduction, the cell division cycle, and programmed cell death Detailed descriptions of the sources of new anticancer drugs, including combinatorial chemistry, phage display, and natural products Discussion of how new drugs can be tested in preclinical systems, including the latest technology of robotic assay systems, cell culture, and experimental animal techniques Hundreds of references that allow the reader to access relevant scientific and medical literature Clear illustrations, some in color, that provide both understanding of the field and material for teaching

Plant Bioactives as Natural Panacea against Age Induced Diseases

Plant Bioactives as Natural Panacea against Age Induced Diseases Book
Author : Kanti Bhooshan Pandey,Maitree Suttajit
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2022-10-15
ISBN : 9780323905817
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Plant Bioactives as Natural Panacea Against Age-induced Diseases: Nutraceuticals and Functional Lead Compounds for Drug Development presents comprehensive information on the complications of aging and the bioactive phytochemicals that in specific herbal formulations, including beverages, can mitigate them. The book extensively describes the current information on the role of plant bioactive components in delaying or preventing the aging process and associated complications, while also covering different strategies and scientific evidence of possible synergistic effects of these studies, enabling the formulation of more effective natural drugs to intervene in aging and associated events. Chapters cover the broad areas of plant bioactive compounds in promoting healthy aging and longevity, including balancing glucose homeostasis, in cognitive impairments, age-related diseases, food trends and the anti-aging diet in Asia and other regions, as well as the social and economic impact of dietary patterns in aging interventions. Written by a team of global experts. Describes plant bioactives for specific age disorders Focuses on the discovery of new herbal origin drugs and potential druggable targets for the treatment of chronic diseases of world importance Includes cutting-edge research information on cell senescence during aging and assesses the plant bioactive compounds

Poisonous Plants and Phytochemicals in Drug Discovery

Poisonous Plants and Phytochemicals in Drug Discovery Book
Author : Andrew G. Mtewa,Chukwuebuka Egbuna,G. M. Narasimha Rao
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2020-12-22
ISBN : 1119650232
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Focusing on phytochemicals and their potential for drug discovery, this book offers a comprehensive resource on poisonous plants and their applications in chemistry and in pharmacology. Provides a comprehensive resource on phytotoxins, covering historical perspectives, modern applications, and their potential in drug discovery - Covers the mechanisms, benefits, risks and management protocols of phytotoxins in a scientific laboratory and the usefulness in drug discovery - Written and edited by leading researchers in phytochemistry, medicinal chemistry, analytical chemistry, toxicology, and more - Presents chapters in a carefully designed, clear order, making it an ideal resource for the academic researcher or the industry professional at any stage in their career Provides a comprehensive resource on phytotoxins, covering historical perspectives, modern applications, and their potential in drug discovery Covers the mechanisms, benefits, risks and management protocols of phytotoxins in a scientific laboratory and the usefulness in drug discovery Presents chapters in a carefully designed, clear order, making it an ideal resource for the academic researcher or the industry professional at any stage in their career

Phytochemistry

Phytochemistry Book
Author : Chukwuebuka Egbuna,Jonathan Chinenye Ifemeje,Stanley Chidi Udedi,Shashank Kumar
Publisher : CRC Press
Release : 2018-12-12
ISBN : 0429760337
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This first book in this three-volume set provides comprehensive coverage of a wide range of topics in phytochemistry. With chapters from professional specialists from key institutions around the world, the volume starts with an introduction to phytochemistry and details the fundamentals. Part II discusses the state-of-the-art modern methods and techniques in phytochemical research, while Part III provides an informative overview of computational phytochemistry and its applications. Part IV presents novel research findings in the discovery of drugs that will be effective in the treatment of diseases. The chapters are drawn carefully and integrated sequentially to aid flow, consistency, and continuity.

Drug Discovery and Development

Drug Discovery and Development Book
Author : Omboon Vallisuta,Suleiman Olimat
Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
Release : 2015-06-03
ISBN : 9535121286
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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It is very important for scientists all over the globe to enhance drug discovery research for better human health. This book demonstrates that various expertise are essential for drug discovery including synthetic or natural drugs, clinical pharmacology, receptor identification, drug metabolism, pharmacodynamic and pharmacokinetic research. The following 5 sections cover diverse chapter topics in drug discovery: Natural Products as Sources of Leading Molecules in Drug Discovery; Oncology and Drug Discovery; Receptors Involvement in Drug Discovery; Management and Development of Drugs against Infectious Diseases; Advanced Methodology.

The Role of Natural Products in Drug Discovery

The Role of Natural Products in Drug Discovery Book
Author : J. Mulzer,R. Bohlmann
Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
Release : 2013-04-17
ISBN : 3662040425
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Natural Products have been important sources of useful drugs from prehistoric times to the present. This book gives an overview about this field and provides important recent contributions to the discovery of new drugs generated by research on natural products. Total synthesis of natural products with interesting biological activities is paving the way for the preparation of new and improved analogs. The methods of combinatorial chemistry permit the selection of the best drug from a large number of candidates. Beyond synthesis and evaluation of organic molecules a number of new bioorganic methods are coming to the fore and will be discucced in this isue of the ERnst schering Research Foundation workshop proceedings.

Dietary Phytochemicals and Microbes

Dietary Phytochemicals and Microbes Book
Author : Amlan K. Patra
Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
Release : 2012-03-21
ISBN : 9400739265
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Humans have utilized the bioactive principles of different plants for various beneficial physiological properties including antimicrobial properties for many centuries. However, interests of using medicinal plants declined in the 20th century with the availability of effective synthetic antimicrobial drugs. The development of microbial resistance to various drugs has accelerated research interests towards the use of phytochemicals as alternatives to synthetic drugs in the recent years. This book presents an comprehensive reviews on the antimicrobial and antiviral properties of numerous recently reported phytochemicals, and their mechanisms of antimicrobial actions. Some of the chapters have critically discussed the beneficial and adverse effects of antibacterial, and stimulatory activities of dietary phytochemicals on rumen microbial populations, and gut microbial populations of humans and animals. Microbial adaptation and resistance of microbes to phytochemicals has also been highlighted. On the applied apects, the use of phytochemicals against drug resistance microbes, to treat microbial diseases, for food preservation, to inhibit methanogenic archaea in the rumen, and to modulate lipid biohydrogenating microbial populations to increase conjugated linoleic acids in animal-derived foods have been presented in different chapters.

Phytochemistry

Phytochemistry Book
Author : Anonim
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2019-02
ISBN : 9781771887595
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Download Phytochemistry book written by , available in PDF, EPUB, and Kindle, or read full book online anywhere and anytime. Compatible with any devices.

Natural Products as a Tool to Design New anti MDR Lead Molecules

Natural Products as a Tool to Design New anti MDR Lead Molecules Book
Author : Patrícia Mendonça Rijo,Francisco Estévez,Przemysław Sitarek,Maria José U. Ferreira
Publisher : Frontiers Media SA
Release : 2022-01-24
ISBN : 2889711919
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Download Natural Products as a Tool to Design New anti MDR Lead Molecules book written by Patrícia Mendonça Rijo,Francisco Estévez,Przemysław Sitarek,Maria José U. Ferreira, available in PDF, EPUB, and Kindle, or read full book online anywhere and anytime. Compatible with any devices.

Pharmacological Properties of Plant Derived Natural Products and Implications for Human Health

Pharmacological Properties of Plant Derived Natural Products and Implications for Human Health Book
Author : George E. Barreto,Amirhossein Sahebkar
Publisher : Springer Nature
Release : 2021-04-16
ISBN : 3030648729
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Medicinal plants and their derived products remain as an indispensable source of bioactive molecules that serve as either drug candidates or lead compounds for drug design and discovery. There are several advantages for plant-derived therapeutics including wide availability, diverse pharmacological actions and a generally good profile of safety and tolerability. Over the recent years, there have been numerous reports from clinical studies testifying to the efficacy and safety of medicinal plants and phytochemicals in ameliorating several human diseases. A plethora of basic studies has also unravelled molecular mechanisms underlying the health benefits of herbal medicines. Nevertheless, issues such as identification of bioactive ingredients, standardization of the products and drug interactions remain to be further studied. In this book, we aim to put together several chapters on the medicinal properties and pharmacological action of medicinal plants, plant species and phytochemicals. The goal is to present a comprehensive collection on most of the therapeutic aspects of plant-derived natural products and molecular mechanisms thereof.

Bioactive Compounds from Natural Sources Second Edition

Bioactive Compounds from Natural Sources  Second Edition Book
Author : Corrado Tringali
Publisher : CRC Press
Release : 2011-09-27
ISBN : 1439822298
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The first edition of Bioactive Compounds from Natural Sources was published in a period of renewed attention to biologically active compounds of natural origin. This trend has continued and intensified—natural products are again under the spotlight, in particular for their possible pharmacological applications. Largely focusing on natural products as lead compounds in drug discovery, Bioactive Compounds from Natural Sources, Second Edition: Natural Products as Lead Compounds in Drug Discovery is actually a completely new volume containing surveys of selected recent advances in an interdisciplinary area covering chemistry of natural products, medicinal chemistry, biochemistry, and other related topics. Written by some of the most reputed scientists in the field, this second edition includes new chapters from authors who contributed to the first edition as well as many chapters compiled by new authors. Introducing the reader to strategies and methods in the search for bioactive natural products, this book covers topics including: Natural sources of bioactive compounds such as aquatic cyanobacteria, filamentous fungi, and tropical plants, The tremendous potentiality of metabolic engineering of natural products biosynthesis The contribution of emerging or developing technologies to the study of bioactive natural compounds, namely computational methods and circular dichroism The potential of natural or natural-derived compounds for specific therapeutic applications: treatment of viral diseases, regulation of hypoxia-inducible factor, antimalarials, modulation of angiogenesis, and antitumor and wound-healing activity Selected examples of natural product families and related synthetic analogues, namely polyphenols and campthotecins Compiled for researchers and Ph.D. students working in interdisciplinary fields, this book will also be appreciated by readers without a background in chemistry interested in bioactive natural products, their biological and pharmacological properties, and their possible use as chemopreventive or chemotherapeutic agents. Conversely, the biological and pharmacological data and methods are accessible by chemists.

Machine Learning and Analytics in Healthcare Systems

Machine Learning and Analytics in Healthcare Systems Book
Author : Himani Bansal,Balamurugan Balusamy,T. Poongodi,Firoz Khan KP
Publisher : CRC Press
Release : 2021-07-01
ISBN : 1000406199
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This book provides applications of machine learning in healthcare systems and seeks to close the gap between engineering and medicine. It will combine the design and problem-solving skills of engineering with health sciences, in order to advance healthcare treatment. The book will include areas such as diagnosis, monitoring, and therapy. The book will provide real-world case studies, gives a detailed exploration of applications in healthcare systems, offers multiple perspectives on a variety of disciplines, while also letting the reader know how to avoid some of the consequences of old methods with data sharing. The book can be used as a reference for practitioners, researchers and for students at basic and intermediary levels in Computer Science, Electronics and Communications.

Therapeutic Use of Medicinal Plants and their Extracts Volume 2

Therapeutic Use of Medicinal Plants and their Extracts  Volume 2 Book
Author : A.N.M. Alamgir
Publisher : Springer
Release : 2018-06-23
ISBN : 3319923870
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This book starts with a general introduction to phytochemistry, followed by chapters on plant constituents, their origins and chemistry, but also discussing animal-, microorganism- and mineral-based drugs. Further chapters cover vitamins, food additives and excipients as well as xenobiotics and poisons. The book also explores the herbal approach to disease management and molecular pharmacognosy and introduces methods of qualitative and quantitative analysis of plant constituents. Phytochemicals are classified as primary (e.g. carbohydrates, lipids, amino acid derivations, etc.) or secondary (e.g. alkaloids, terpenes and terpenoids, phenolic compounds, glycosides, etc.) metabolites according to their metabolic route of origin, chemical structure and function. A wide variety of primary and secondary phytochemicals are present in medicinal plants, some of which are active phytomedicines and some of which are pharmaceutical excipients.