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- Springer Milan 2013; US$ 13.69
In questi ultimi anni la popolaritÓ dell?aloe ha conosciuto un notevole incremento: a parte l?uso tradizionale di questa pianta e dei suoi preparati come lassativo, Ŕ interessante chiedersi se questa droga vegetale possegga altre proprietÓ farmacologiche, la cui fama ha portato addiritura a definirla una miracle plant o wonder drug.Obiettivo di questo... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2013; US$ 195.49
This book explores different uses of medicinal compounds in human therapeutics. It offers detailed, step-by-step descriptions on how to purify medicinal proteins with different characteristics. more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 212.95 US$ 184.56
Part of the IFT Press series, this book reviews the myriad published information on bioactive components derived from marine foods, enabling researchers and product developers to select appropriate functional ingredients for new products. Chapters cover foods and food ingredients from both animal and plant marine sources, focusing on those... more...
- CRC Press 2000; US$ 209.95
Interest in obtaining biologically active compounds from natural sources has recently spiked due to their low toxicity, complete biodegradability, availability from renewable sources, and in most cases, low cost. Taking an interdisciplinary approach, Bioactive Compounds from Natural Sources: Isolation, Characterization, and Biological Properties covers... more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 185.00 US$ 160.33
Useful throughout history for their medical as well as other benefits, plant-derived compounds have gained particular importance recently, due to environmental factors. The isolation and characterization of plant products, the identification of their role in the plant, and ways of synthesizing identical compounds or more potent analogues are covered.... more...
- CRC Press 2003; US$ 265.00
When introduced to the human body, bioactive metabolites produced by plants for self defense bind to particular biochemical targets, most notably to proteins involved in signaling by hormones and neurotransmitters. This, essentially, is the basis for the effects of herbal medicine. While herbal medicine preparations may act by complex synergistic interactions,... more...
- CRC Press 1999; US$ 231.00
Biologically Active Natural Products: Pharmaceuticals demonstrates the connections between agrochemicals and pharmaceuticals and explores the use of plants and plant products in the formulation and development of pharmaceuticals. Experts from around the world examine a multitude of topics, including evaluation of extracts from tropical plants for potential... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 52.95
The use of biologics ? drugs made from living organisms ? has raised specific scientific, industrial, medical and legal issues. The essays contained in this collection each deal with a case study of a biologic substance, or group of biologics, and its use during the twentieth century. more...
- CRC Press 2002; US$ 188.95
"Let food be your medicine, medicine your food." -Hippocrates, 2400 B.C. When the "Father of Medicine" uttered those famous words, spices were as important for medicine, embalming, preserving food, and masking bad odors as they were for more mundane culinary matters. Author James A. Duke predicts that spices such as capsicum, cinnamon, garlic, ginger,... more...