Natural Products: Essential Resource for Human Survival


SKU: 9789813203396
Editor: Zhu, Yi-Zhu Liu, Chang-Hong Bay, Boon-Huat Tan, Benny Kwong Huat
Publication Date: 02/26/2007
Publisher: World Scientific Publishing Company
Binding: Paperback
Media: Book
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An ideal text for the natural product scientist looking for new techniques in research, this volume comprises the latest information on natural/plant resources.The comprehensive chapters cover the chemistry and pharmacology of a range of natural products — from Chinese herbal medicine to tea extracts, microbes to marine sponges, and the latest technologies to enhance the synthesis, isolation and purification of bioactive herbal compounds from these products. Adding additional value to the book are chapters on new tools in information technology that can greatly facilitate the research of natural product scientists, and the technologies available for evaluating medicinal herbal products for purity.