Pharmacological Assays of Plant-Based Natural Products

Pharmacological Assays of Plant-Based Natural Products

by Thangaraj Parimelazhagan

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783319800202
Publisher: Springer International Publishing
Publication date: 04/03/2018
Series: Progress in Drug Research , #71
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2016
Pages: 188
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

About the Author

Parimelazhagan Thangaraj is a
Professor in the Department of Botany, Bharathiar University, Coimbatore – 641
046, India. His field of specialization is Bioprospecting of Medicinal Plants. He is currently engaged in compilation and documentation on available knowledge on valuable plant resources to prove their utility scientifically through detailed phytochemical, biological and pharmacological investigations.

Table of Contents

1. Extraction of plant material.- 2. Critical aspects of purification and impurities in natural product extracts. 3. In vitro antioxidant assays.- 4. In vivo antioxidant assays.- 5. Quantification assays.- 6. Anti-nutritional factors.- 7. Anti-inflammatory activity.- 8. Antipyretic activity.- 9. Inflammation bowel disease.- 10. Anti-arthritic activity.- 11. Evaluation of analgesic potential.- 12. Anti-diarrhoeal activity.- 13. Anti-ulcer activity.- 14. In vitro anti-diabetic activity.- 15. In vivo anti-diabetic activity.- 16. Hepatoprotective property.- 17. Antitumor activity.- 18. In vivo wound healing studies.- 19. Determination of cytotoxicity.- 20. Evaluation of bioavailability.- 21. Molecular identification by DNA barcoding.- 22. Molecular docking of bioactive compounds against BRCA and COX proteins.

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