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Natural Small Molecule Drugs from Plants

Authors: Du, Guan-Hua

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  • Collecting 120 kinds of natural small molecule drugs derived from plants
  • Systematically summarizing drug properties, including physicochemical properties, sources records, pharmacological effects and clinical application
  • Providing an overview of natural small molecule drugs derived from plants for researchers in pharmaceutical field
  • With ample illustrations
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This book discusses 120 types of natural, small-molecule drugs derived from plants. They are grouped into 7 parts according their clinical uses, such as drugs for cardiovascular diseases, for metabolic diseases, for neuropsychiatric diseases, for immune-mediated inflammatory diseases, anti-tumor drugs, and drugs for parasites and bacterial infection. Each chapter systematically summarizes one drug, including its physicochemical properties, sources, pharmacological effects and clinical applications. To help readers understand the drug better, the research and pharmacological activity for each drug is also described, which serves as a salutary lesson for future drug development. Written by frontline researchers, teachers and clinicians working in field of pharmacy and pharmacology it provides an overview of natural, small-molecule drugs derived from plants for researchers in the field.

About the authors

Dr. Guanhua Du is a professor at the Institute of Materia Medica, Chinese Academy of Medical Science & Peking Union Medical College, the director of the National Center for Pharmaceutical Screening, and was the president of Chinese Pharmacological Society (2007~2017). He serves as the associate editor for the journals “Acta Pharmacologica Sinica” and “Pharmacology and Therapeutics”. He is also an editorial board member for several Chinese and international journals. Prof. Du’s research mainly focuses on screening and developing new drugs, particularly for neural and cardiovascular diseases. He has published more than 500 articles in international journals in the area of pharmacology.

Table of contents (120 chapters)

Table of contents (120 chapters)

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eBook $189.00
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  • ISBN 978-981-10-8022-7
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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $249.99
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  • ISBN 978-981-10-8021-0
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Natural Small Molecule Drugs from Plants
Authors
Copyright
2018
Publisher
Springer Singapore
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd. and People's Medical Publishing House, PR of China
Distribution Rights
Distribution right of printed copies in China Mainland: People's Medical Publishing House, PR of China
eBook ISBN
978-981-10-8022-7
DOI
10.1007/978-981-10-8022-7
Hardcover ISBN
978-981-10-8021-0
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XX, 741
Number of Illustrations
184 b/w illustrations, 116 illustrations in colour
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