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Medicinal plants and their products are in demand and have gained importance in recent years
Carefully selected topics
This book on medicinal plant biotechnology covers recent developments in this field. It includes a comprehensive up-to-date survey on established medicinal plants and on molecules which gained importance in recent years. The contributing scientists have been selected on the basis of their involvement in the related plant material as evident by their internationally recognised published work. Bioactive molecules such as taxol, classes of compounds such as phytoestrogen and plant materials such as ginseng have all been included.