Traditional Chinese Medicines: Molecular Structures, Natural Sources and Applications

Traditional Chinese Medicines: Molecular Structures, Natural Sources and Applications

by X. Yan
     
 

ISBN-10: 0566082101

ISBN-13: 9780566082108

Pub. Date: 11/28/1999

Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Limited

This book provides a detailed picture of this marketplace. Grouped by their medicinal use and biological activity, over 8,000 drugs in common use around the world are described. For each, the chemical name and a list of trade names and synonyms are provided; the CAS Registry Number and the European Inventory of Existing Chemical Substances (EINECS) Number are given;…  See more details below

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This book provides a detailed picture of this marketplace. Grouped by their medicinal use and biological activity, over 8,000 drugs in common use around the world are described. For each, the chemical name and a list of trade names and synonyms are provided; the CAS Registry Number and the European Inventory of Existing Chemical Substances (EINECS) Number are given; the physical properties of each compound are described, and the known biological activity and indicated applications are presented. Indexes, including a master index of name and synonyms, are appended.

This compendium will be invaluable to physicians, research chemists, biologists and the lay public who, starting with a single synonym for a drug, will be able to quickly find a thumbnail sketch of the essential information concerning the agent.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780566082108
Publisher:
Ashgate Publishing, Limited
Publication date:
11/28/1999
Pages:
1024
Product dimensions:
7.36(w) x 10.08(h) x 2.36(d)

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Table of Contents

Prefacevii
Acknowledgmentsix
Explanatory Notesxi
Structure and Contentsxi
Structure of Traditional Chinese Medicine Namesxiii
Effects and Indications of Traditional Chinese Medicinesxvii
English Names of Plants and Animalsxviii
Classification of Plants and Animalsxix
Part IChemical Compounds in Traditional Chinese Medicines1
Part IINatural Sources, Effects and Indications of Traditional Chinese Medicines659
Part IIIIndexes771
Index of Traditional Chinese Medicines by Chinese Name773
Index of Traditional Chinese Medicines by English Name831
Index of Origin of Traditional Chinese Medicines877
Index of Chemicals in Traditional Chinese Medicines937
References1005

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