Handbook Of Phytochemical Constituents Of Gras Herbs And Other Economic Plants / Edition 999

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CRC Handbook of Phytochemical Constituents of GRAS Herbs and Other Eco nomic Plants is a unique catalog that includes more than 15,000 phytoc hemical constituents from over 1,000 higher plant species. This volume covers all of the generally-recognized-as-safe (GRAS) herbs and at le ast 250 important food and medicinal plants. Each entry features the s cientific name, one or more common names, a listing of phytochemical c onstituents, a single datum or range of quantitative data (wet-weight to dry-weight in parts per million), two-letter abbreviation identifyi ng the plant part, and three-letter abbreviation(s) indicating the sou rce(s) of the data. The extraordinary amount of data compiled into an easy-to-use tabular format makes the CRC Handbook of Phytochemical Con stituents of GRAS Herbs and Other Economic Plants a volume useful to a ll pharmacologists, toxicologists, nutritionists, pharmacognicists, an d food scientists.

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Duke, a former Department of Agriculture botanist and current botanical consultant, presents a catalogue of some 15,000 phytochemical constituents from approximately 1,000 higher plant species. This volume covers all the generally-recognized-as-safe (GRAS) herbs and approximately 250 important food and medicinal plants, as well. Each plant is listed by species name, followed by an alphabetical listing of reported constituents. Where available, quantitative data follow the names of the elements or compounds. Two-letter abbreviations identifying the plant part, if any, follow the quantitative data; some other abbreviations refer to primary sources or journal sources. Of likely use to pharmacologists, toxicologists, nutritionists, pharmacognosists, and food scientists. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780849338656
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 1/1/2001
  • Series: Herbal Reference Library Series
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 999
  • Pages: 676
  • Sales rank: 1,174,042
  • Product dimensions: 7.00 (w) x 10.00 (h) x 1.50 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction. Codes Used in Databases. References. Alphabetical Listing by Scientific Name.

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