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Lichen Secondary Metabolites

Bioactive Properties and Pharmaceutical Potential

Editors: Ranković, Branislav (Ed.)

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  • Updated and extended second edition
  • Discusses the beneficial properties of a broad range of lichenic secondary metabolites including their antibiotic, antiviral and anti-carcinogen activities
  • Offers valuable insights into the potential applications of lichens in medicine
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  • ISBN 978-3-030-16814-8
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About this book

This revised and extended edition provides in-depth insights into the benefits and untapped potential of lichen-derived bioactive compounds. The whole spectrum of these compounds’ biological and medical functions, from antibiotic to antiviral and anti-carcinogenic properties, is presented. In addition, a new chapter discusses the anti-neurodegenerative and anti-diabetic activities of lichenic secondary metabolites. Given its scope, the book offers a valuable asset for students and researchers in this field.



About the authors

Branislav Ranković is a Full Professor of Lichenology and Mycology at the Department of Biology and Ecology, University of Kragujevac, Serbia. His research primarily focuses on bioactive secondary metabolites in lichens, and he is the author of several textbooks and over 110 publications in international journals.


Table of contents (9 chapters)

Table of contents (9 chapters)
  • Lichens as a Potential Source of Bioactive Secondary Metabolites

    Pages 1-29

    Ranković, Branislav (et al.)

  • Lichens Used in Traditional Medicine

    Pages 31-97

    Crawford, Stuart D.

  • Lichen Secondary Metabolites as Potential Antibiotic Agents

    Pages 99-127

    Kosanić, Marijana (et al.)

  • Studies on Antioxidant Properties of Lichen Secondary Metabolites

    Pages 129-153

    Kosanić, Marijana (et al.)

  • Investigations of Lichen Secondary Metabolites with Potential Anticancer Activity

    Pages 155-174

    Stanojković, Tatjana

Buy this book

eBook $119.00
price for USA in USD (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-030-16814-8
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $159.99
price for USA in USD
  • ISBN 978-3-030-16813-1
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Lichen Secondary Metabolites
Book Subtitle
Bioactive Properties and Pharmaceutical Potential
Editors
  • Branislav Ranković
Copyright
2019
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Switzerland AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-030-16814-8
DOI
10.1007/978-3-030-16814-8
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-030-16813-1
Edition Number
2
Number of Pages
V, 260
Number of Illustrations
7 b/w illustrations, 12 illustrations in colour
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