Pharmacological Assays of Plant-Based Natural Products
This volume provides information on how to select and screen plants for their medicinal properties. It describes phytopharmacological techniques for extracting and qualitatively and quantitatively analyzing a plant’s phytochemicals. After a detailed in vitro investigation including nutritional and anti-nutritional analyses, medicinal properties were tested with various in vivo models for anti-inflammatory, analgesic, anti-pyretic, anticancer and anti-diabetic properties, as well as wound healing, neurodegenerative diseases, etc. Compound identification and purification techniques include, among others, TLC and column chromatography, as well as molecular docking with specific proteins.
- Series: Progress in Drug Research (Book 71)
- Paperback: 204 pages
- Publisher: Springer; Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2016 edition (April 3, 2018)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 3319800205
- ISBN-13: 978-3319800202