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Pharmacological Assays of Plant-Based Natural Products / Thangaraj Parimelazhagan

Publication year: 2016

ISBN: 978-3-319-26811-8

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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.

Subject: Pharmacology, Plant Biochemistry, Analytical Chemistry, Phytopharmacology, Antioxidants, Nutraceuticals, In vivo studies, Phytochemistry