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Medicinal Plants of Borneo


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Lingua: Inglese

CRC Press

Pubblicazione: 05/2021
Edizione: 1° edizione

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The rich biodiversity of Borneo provides many useful plants for medicinal purposes. Written by experts in the field, Medicinal Plants of Borneo provides a guide and introduction to the medicinal plants from Borneo used traditionally as well as plants whose medicinal uses have been recently discovered. These include anti-HIV plants – such as Calophyllum lanigerum (calanolide A) – and anti-cancer plants – such as Aglaia foveolata (silvestrol). The book also provides information on the relevant medicinal chemistry, such as isolated bioactive compounds and the mechanism of action, where available. FEATURES Discusses the rich experience in the use of medicinal plants and the wide diversity of Borneo’s botanical resources Presents plants with medicinal properties from a scientific perspective Provides readers with current information on the chemistry and pharmacology of natural products with pharmaceutical potential Covers a range of chemical, botanical and pharmacological diversities Forms an important part of the Natural Products Chemistry of Global Plants series due to an increasing global interest in natural products and botanical drugs Simon Gibbons is Head of the School of Pharmacy, University of East Anglia, UK, and a Professor of Natural Product Chemistry. He was formerly a Professor of Medicinal Phytochemistry at the School of Pharmacy, University College London (UCL). Stephen P. Teo is a forest botanist with the Forest Department, Sarawak, Malaysia.


1. Anti-Malarial Plants Farid Kuswantoro and Stephen P. Teo 2. Anti-Fungal Plants Stephen P. Teo 3. Anti-Mycobacterial Plants Stephen P. Teo 4. Anti-Viral Plants Stephen P. Teo 5. Anti-Cancer Plants Farid Kuswantoro and Stephen P. Teo 6. Anti-Diabetic Plants Farid Kuswantoro and Stephen P. Teo 7. Plants for Fever Remedy Farid Kuswantoro 8. Anti-Hypertensive Plants Stephen P. Teo 9. Anti-Diarrhoeal Plants Irawan Wijaya Kusuma 10. Plants for Eye-Related Diseases Stephen P. Teo 11. Plants Used in Dental Treatment Stephen P. Teo 12. Poisonous Plants Used as Blowpipe Dart Stephen P. Teo 13. Plants Used to Treat Arthritis Meekiong Kalu and Mohd Razip Asaruddin 14. Plants Used for Wound Healing Tukirin Pratomidhardjo


Simon Gibbons is a Professor of Medicinal Phytochemistry at the School of Pharmacy, University College London (UCL). Among his research interests are antibacterial plant natural products, natural product bacterial resistance modifying agents, the chemistry and pharmacology of novel psychoactive substances and drugs of abuse and phytochemistry of herbal drugs. He is founding Editor-in-Chief of the journal Phytochemistry Letters,[2] and currently serves on the Editorial Advisory Board of the book series Progress in the Chemistry of Organic Natural Products ("Zechmeister"; Springer Verlag, Vienna) and is a member of the Editorial Boards of the journals Natural Product Reports, Planta Medica, Phytochemistry Reviews, Phytochemical Analysis, Phytotherapy Research,[3] Fitoterapia, Pharmaceutica Scientia and Chinese Journal of Natural Medicine. Stephen P. Teo is attached to the Forest Department Sarawak and has more than two decades of experience working in the department. His interest is in the plant biodiversity of Borneo and has published papers and or books on plant taxonomy, ecology and conservation, economic plants, pharmacognosy and phytochemistry as well as undertaking extensive field work throughout Borneo.

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Condizione: Nuovo
Collana: Natural Products Chemistry of Global Plants
Dimensioni: 9.25 x 6.25 in Ø 0.85 lb
Formato: Brossura
Illustration Notes:81 b/w images, 34 color images, 2 tables, 49 halftones, 16 color halftones and 50 line drawings
Pagine Arabe: 165
Pagine Romane: xxiv

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