Naturally Occurring Bioactive Compounds


Naturally Occurring Bioactive Compounds

This timely book provides an overview of natural products/botanicals used for the management of insect-pest and diseases. It will help readers to update and widen their knowledge about natural products and their bio-activities against plant pathogens. The volume explores activity, chemistry, toxicity and geographic distribution of plants. Discussions concerning the methodology used for the detection of active principles, their mode of action and commercial prospects are of utmost importance and worthy of note. Focuses on recent achievements in natural bio-actives Global coverage of natural products / plants Targets the most important issues of natural botanicals/ biocides Includes innovative ideas with lucid explanations Contains specialized chapters, such as, natural control of multi-drug resistant organisms, anti-salmonella agents, natural house-dust-mite control agents, and naturally occurring anti-insect proteins, etc. Covers research on bioactives: From Lab to Field and Field to Market Includes eco-friendly and economically viable herbal technology

Chemistry and Pharmacology of Naturally Occurring Bioactive Compounds

1 1.2 An Overview of the Book . ... 1.2.2 Chapter 3 . ... Naturally. Occurring. Bioactive. Compounds. An. Overview. Cyclization–Elimination Strategies toward the Development of Natural Product Inspired Molecules.

Chemistry and Pharmacology of Naturally Occurring Bioactive Compounds

Natural products play crucial roles in modern drug development, and constitute a prolific source of novel lead compounds or pharmacophores for ongoing drug discovery programs. Chemistry and Pharmacology of Naturally Occurring Bioactive Compounds presents cutting-edge research in the chemistry of bioactive natural products and demonstrates how natural product research continues to make significant contributions in the discovery and development of new medicinal entities. In 21 chapters, this book highlights chemistry and pharmaceutical potential of natural products in modern drug discovery processes, and covers the synthesis and semi-synthesis of potentially bioactive natural products. Written for phytochemists, synthetic chemists, combinatorial chemists, as well as other practitioners and students in related fields, the book features chemical advances in naturally occurring organic compounds and describes their chemical transformations and structure–activity relationships.

Ullmann s Food and Feed 3 Volume Set

Foods with an increased content of naturally Foods with an increased content of an existing nutrients by adding this nutrient ... They aim at providing new ways to increase the bioavailability of naturally occurring bioactive compounds ...

Ullmann s Food and Feed  3 Volume Set

A compilation of 58 carefully selected, topical articles from the Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry, this three-volume handbook provides a wealth of information on economically important basic foodstuffs, raw materials, additives, and processed foods, including a section on animal feed. It brings together the chemical and physical characteristics, production processes and production figures, main uses, toxicology and safety information in one single resource. More than 40 % of the content has been added or updated since publication of the 7th edition of the Encyclopedia in 2011 and is available here in print for the first time. The result is a "best of Ullmann's", bringing the vast knowledge to the desks of professionals in the food and feed industries.

Plant Health Under Biotic Stress

Volume 1: Organic Strategies Rizwan Ali Ansari, Irshad Mahmood ... Oryza, 35, 389–391. Rai, M., & Carpinella, M. (2006). Naturally occurring bioactive compounds (Vol. 3, 1st ed.). Amsterdam: Elsevier Science. 514 pp.

Plant Health Under Biotic Stress

The current scenario of increasing sensitivity towards the sustainable agriculture has given a large space to extensively utilize natural resources that are environmental friendly and are a good replacement of chemicals in agriculture. Application of organic additives in the sustainable disease management can provide new insight in sustenance of plant productivity along with improved host stress tolerance. In the present book we have focussed upon a range of organic strategies to control plant pathogens of wide spectrum in addition to maintaining robust plant health. A detailed account on the application of organic additives has been discussed, irrespective of their origin and nature. In addition, the methods of utilising these organic supplements in the management of plant diseases and promotion of plant yield in more economic way have also been presented with reference to developing, underdeveloped and developed countries. The book has included the works of eminent scholars from across the world thus flashing light on the key literature related to application of organic matters including phytoextracts, chopped leaves, composted organic manures and liquid manures in eco-friendly agriculture. The mechanisms underlying the effectiveness of these organic amendments in promoting plant health has also been presented and discussed in understandable ways.


Advances in Phytomedicine, Volume 3. Naturally Occurring Bioactive Compounds. Elsevier, 139-170 p. [10] Matos O, Baptista S, Passarinho J, Delgado F, Ricardo C, Vilas-Boas L (1998) Watering and mineral supply effects on plant production ...


This book comprised of three sections that focus various aspects of fungicide usages and its consequences. In the eight-chapter first section, authors discuss implementation of Integrated Plant Disease Management on a wide array of crops grown in different parts of the world: wheat productions in Argentina and in the US; corn, cotton and Eucalyptus productions in Brazil; rice productions in India; peanut productions in the southern US; and pine seedling nurseries in Serbia. The second section is composed of two chapters that explore the possibility of natural products as fungicides. The final section discusses two interesting and important topics on the fungicide-fungus interaction that can influence the implementation of plant disease management practices, fungicide resistance and hormesis.

Marine Algae Extracts 2 Volume Set

... mass production on an unprecedented scale [3]. In particular, naturally occurring bioactive extracts or single compounds are believed to benefit human health and research resulting in substantial advances in nutritional knowledge.

Marine Algae Extracts  2 Volume Set

Designed as the primary reference for the biotechnological use of macroalgae, this comprehensive handbook covers the entire value chain from the cultivation of algal biomass to harvesting and processing it, to product extraction and formulation. In addition to covering a wide range of product classes, from polysaccharides to terpenes and from enyzmes to biofuels, it systematically discusses current and future applications of algae-derived products in pharmacology, medicine, cosmetics, food and agriculture. In doing so, it brings together the expertise of marine researchers, biotechnologists and process engineers for a one-stop resource on the biotechnology of marine macroalgae.

Therapeutic Implications of Natural Bioactive Compounds

Marine Drugs, volume no.2020; 18(12):619. ... Bioactive Compounds and Bioactivities of Ginger (Zingiber officinale Roscoe). ... Naturally occurring products in cancer therapy. J Pharm Bioallied Sci 2015; 7(April) (Suppl. 1): S181-3.

Therapeutic Implications of Natural Bioactive Compounds

This volume is a comprehensive compilation of contributions on the state of the art knowledge about bioactive compounds including their sources, isolation methods, biological effects, health benefits and potential applications. These bioactive compounds could serve as alternatives in the prevention or treatment of multifactorial diseases for vulnerable population groups. Chapters in the book incorporate the knowledge based on traditional medicine with recent findings on bioactive molecules and their pharmaceutical implications in neurodegenerative diseases, cancer, COVID 19, diabetes, immunomodulation and farm animal diseases. The book also highlights the latest breakthroughs in the field of screening, characterization, and novel applications of natural bioactive compounds from diverse group of organisms ranging from bacteria, algae, fungi, higher plants, and marine sources. Authors from renowned institutions of India, Japan and China have shared their expertise in the contributed chapters with the goal of enhancing readers’ knowledge about the significance of use of bioactives in therapeutics and nutraceuticals. It is an informative reference for researchers, professors, graduate students, science enthusiasts, and all those who wish to gain insights into various aspects of bioactive compounds, and the development of new pharmaceutical constituents and nutraceuticals.

Sustainable Horticulture 2 Volume Set

Pesticides based on plant essential oils: from traditional practice to commercialization. In: Advances in Phytomedicine: Naturally Occurring Bioactive Compounds. Rai, M., & Carpinella, M. C., (eds). Elsevier, New York, 3, 29–44.

Sustainable Horticulture  2 Volume Set

This timely two-volume compendium, Sustainable Horticulture, addresses the most important topics facing horticulture around the world today. The volumes cover a wide range of topical issues and trends in sustainable horticulture today: Volume 1: Diversity, Production, and Crop Improvements, and Volume 2: Food, Health, and Nutrition. Global food demand is expected to be double by 2050, while at the same time the production environment and natural resources are continually shrinking and deteriorating due to many complex factors. Horticulture, a major sector of agriculture, is vital to enhancing crop production and productivity in parity with agricultural crops to meet the emerging food demand. Implementing sustainable models of crop production is really an enormous endeavor. Promising technologies and management options are needed to increase productivity to meet the growing food demand despite deteriorating production environments.

Natural Bio active Compounds

Volume 2: Chemistry, Pharmacology and Health Care Practices Mallappa Kumara Swamy, Mohd Sayeed Akhtar ... in the mouse and rat of some naturally occurring and synthetic alkylbenzene derivatives related to safrole and estragole.

Natural Bio active Compounds

Nature has consistently provided human beings with bioactive compounds that can be used directly as drugs or indirectly as drug leads. Some of the major classes of natural bioactive compounds include phenolics, alkaloids, tannins, saponins, lignin, glycosides, terpenoids, and many more. They possess a broad range of biological activities and are primarily useful in the treatment of various health issues. At the same time, the search for new and novel drugs is never-ending and, despite major advances in synthetic chemistry, nature remains an essential resource for drug discovery. Therefore, more and more researchers are interested in understanding the chemistry, clinical pharmacology, and beneficial effects of bioactive compounds in connection with solving human health problems. This book presents a wealth of information on natural metabolites that have been or are currently being used as drugs or leads for the discovery of new drugs. In addition, it highlights the importance of natural products against various human diseases, and their applications in the drug, nutraceuticals, cosmetics and herbal industries. Accordingly, the book offers a valuable resource for all students, educators, and healthcare experts involved in natural product research, phytochemistry, and pharmacological research.

Therapeutic Use of Medicinal Plants and their Extracts Volume 2

Phytochemistry and Bioactive Compounds A.N.M. Alamgir. Harborne JB (1984) Phytochemical methods: a guide to modern ... Planta Med 3:187–189 Kawazu K (1981) Advances in natural products chemistry. ... In: Hostettmann K (ed) vol. 6.

Therapeutic Use of Medicinal Plants and their Extracts  Volume 2

This book starts with a general introduction to phytochemistry, followed by chapters on plant constituents, their origins and chemistry, but also discussing animal-, microorganism- and mineral-based drugs. Further chapters cover vitamins, food additives and excipients as well as xenobiotics and poisons. The book also explores the herbal approach to disease management and molecular pharmacognosy and introduces methods of qualitative and quantitative analysis of plant constituents. Phytochemicals are classified as primary (e.g. carbohydrates, lipids, amino acid derivations, etc.) or secondary (e.g. alkaloids, terpenes and terpenoids, phenolic compounds, glycosides, etc.) metabolites according to their metabolic route of origin, chemical structure and function. A wide variety of primary and secondary phytochemicals are present in medicinal plants, some of which are active phytomedicines and some of which are pharmaceutical excipients.

Phytochemistry 3 Volume Set

Volume 1: Fundamentals, Modern Techniques, and Applications; Volume 2: Pharmacognosy, Nanomedicine, ... Phytochemicals are naturally produced bioactive compounds in plants which provide health assistance in the living being (Hasler et ...

Phytochemistry  3 Volume Set

The 3-volume set, Phytochemistry, covers a wide selection of topics in phytochemistry and provides a wealth of information on the fundamentals, new applications, methods and modern analytical techniques, state-of-the-art approaches, and computational techniques. With chapters from professional specialists in their fields from around the world, the volumes deliver a comprehensive coverage of phytochemistry. Phytochemistry is a multidisciplinary field, so this book will appeal to students in both upper-level students, faculty, researchers, and industry professionals in a number of fields, including biological science, biochemistry, pharmacy, food and medicinal chemistry, systematic botany and taxonomy, ethnobotany, conservation biology, plant genetic and metabolomics, evolutionary sciences, and plant pathology.

Sustainable Horticulture Volume 2

Pesticides based on plant essential oils: from traditional practice to commercialization. In: Advances in Phytomedicine: Naturally Occurring Bioactive Compounds. Rai, M., & Carpinella, M. C., (eds). Elsevier, New York, NY, 3, 29–44.

Sustainable Horticulture  Volume 2

Sustainable Horticulture, Volume 2: Food, Health, and Nutrition addresses some of the most important topics facing horticulture around the world today. This volume, part of the two-volume compendium, focuses on research trends in sustainable horticulture that include postharvest management and processed food production from horticulture crops, crop protection and plant health management, and horticulture for human health and nutrition. Global food demand is expected to be double by 2050, while at the same time the production environment and natural resources are continually shrinking and deteriorating due to many complex factors. Horticulture, a major sector of agriculture, is vital to enhancing crop production and productivity in parity with agricultural crops to meet the emerging food demand. Implementing sustainable models of crop production is really an enormous endeavor. Promising technologies and management options are needed to increase productivity to meet the growing food demand despite deteriorating production environments.

Eco Friendly Biobased Products Used in Microbial Diseases

Natural BioActive Compounds: Volume 3: Biote nology, Bioengineering, and Molecular Approa es. Springer, Singapore. ... Naturally occurring coumarins and related physiological activities. J Pharm Sci 53: 231–264.

Eco Friendly Biobased Products Used in Microbial Diseases

There are alarming reports of new and emerging microbial diseases. The recent emergence of COVID-19 is a burning example that has attracted global attention. Not only this, the development of multidrug resistance in microbes is frightening and thus the available antibiotics have been ineffective. Considering these facts, there is a pressing need to develop effective treatment options that are eco-friendly, biobased, and cost-effective. The present book covers the natural/bio-based products from plants, mushrooms and microbes that can be used against different microbial diseases caused by viruses, bacteria and fungi. This book would be an essential reading for students, researchers and people from pharma industries. Key features: • Describes the biobased natural products to combat microbial diseases. • Examines the antimicrobial potential of mushrooms, endophytes and secondary metabolites. • Discusses the role of defensins and terpenes in microbial diseases. • Incorporates natural products from the Amazon for treating microbial diseases.

Phytochemical Dictionary

A Handbook of Bioactive Compounds from Plants, Second Edition Basant Puri, Anne Hall Herbert Baxter, J.B. Harborne, Gerald P. Moss ... Handbook of Naturally Occurring Compounds , Volume 2. ... Chemotaxonomie der Pflanzen , Volumes 3-6 .

Phytochemical Dictionary

A vast array of natural organic compounds, the products of primary and secondary metabolism, occur in plants. This dictionary provides basic information, including structural formulae, on plant constituents. It profiles over 3000 substances from phenolics and alkaloids through carbohydrates and plant glycosides to oils and triterpenoids. For each s

Synthetic Approaches to Nonaromatic Nitrogen Heterocycles

... R3 N H NH2 (270) Scheme 12.59 Synthesis of 2-amino-7-hydroxy-4-phenyl-1,4-dihydroquinoline-3-carbonitrile derivatives. ... of naturally occurring bioactive molecules that have emerged as promising compounds for medicinal chemistry.

Synthetic Approaches to Nonaromatic Nitrogen Heterocycles

A comprehensive overview of synthetic strategies for nonaromatic nitrogen heterocycles Nitrogen heterocycles are extremely widely distributed in nature, as well as in synthetic substances found in pharmaceuticals, agrochemicals, and materials chemistry. With new structures and medicines that include these structures emerging yearly, and a vast new journal literature to describe them, anyone who wants to be effective in R&D needs to easily access a synthesis of the latest research. This state-of-the-art survey explores recent developments in the most widely used reactions, as well as completely new ones. Highlights the major modern synthetic methods known to obtain nonaromatic nitrogen heterocycles, and their practical applications Topics include enantioselective synthesis and catalysis, photocatalysis, biocatalysis, microwave-assisted synthesis, reactions of oximes and nitrones, and ionic liquids Discusses how to synthesize rings of specific sizes Covers sustainable synthetic approaches for obtaining salts Whether you are using nonaromatic nitrogen compounds as an academic researcher, a synthetic chemist in industry, or an advanced student, this book is an essential, up-to-date resource to support your work.

Frontiers in Natural Product Chemistry Volume 7

INTRODUCTION Nature is the main and irreplaceable source of bioactive compounds. The scientific community has devoted historically notable efforts to searching for naturally occurring products endowed with both original structures and ...

Frontiers in Natural Product Chemistry  Volume 7

Frontiers in Natural Product Chemistry is a book series devoted to publishing monographs that highlight important advances in natural product chemistry. The series covers all aspects of research in the chemistry and biochemistry of naturally occurring compounds, including research on natural substances derived from plants, microbes and animals. Reviews of structure elucidation, biological activity, organic and experimental synthesis of natural products as well as developments of new methods are also included in the series. Volume seven of the series brings seven reviews covering these topics: - Plant-Derived Anticancer Compounds Used in Cancer Therapies - Pradimicin and Benanomicin Antibiotics - The Chemical Compositions of Bixa orellana and their Pharmacological Activities - Overview of Phytochemistry and Pharmacology of Nilakanthi (Ajuga bracteosa Wall. ex Benth.) - Tetracyclic benzocarbazoles and derivatives - Chalcones as Antiinflammatory, Antidiabetic, and Antidepressant Agents - Bioactive Steroids from Marine Organisms

Advanced Fermentation and Cell Technology 2 Volume Set

Biopesticides are compounds that are used to manage agricultural pests by means of specific biological effects rather than as broader ... Biopesticides, on the other hand, are naturally occurring bioactive organisms or substances.

Advanced Fermentation and Cell Technology  2 Volume Set

ADVANCED FERMENTATION AND CELL TECHNOLOGY A comprehensive and up-to-date reference covering both conventional and novel industrial fermentation technologies and their applications Fermentation and cell culture technologies encompass more than the conventional microbial and enzyme systems used in the agri-food, biochemical, bioenergy and pharmaceutical industries. New technologies such as genetic engineering, systems biology, protein engineering, and mammalian cell and plant cell systems are expanding rapidly, as is the demand for sustainable production of bioingredients, drugs, bioenergy and biomaterials. As the growing biobased economy drives innovation, industrial practitioners, instructors, researchers, and students must keep pace with the development and application of novel fermentation processes and a variety of cell technologies. Advanced Fermentation and Cell Technology provides a balanced and comprehensive overview of the microbial, mammalian, and plant cell technologies used by the modern biochemical process industry to develop new and improved processes and products. This authoritative volume covers the essential features of advanced fermentation and cell technology, and highlights the interaction of food fermentation and cell culture biopharmaceutical actives. Detailed chapters, organized into five sections, cover microbial cell technology, animal and plant cell technology, safety issues of new biotechnologies, and applications of microbial fermentation to food products, chemicals, and pharmaceuticals. Written by an internationally-recognized expert in food biotechnology, this comprehensive volume: Covers both conventional and novel industrial fermentation technologies and their applications in a range of industries Discusses current progress in novel fermentation, cell culture, commercial recombinant bioproducts technologies Includes overviews of the global market size of bioproducts and the fundamentals of cell technology Highlights the importance of sustainability, Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP), quality assurance, and regulatory practices Explores microbial cell technology and culture tools and techniques such as genome shuffling and recombinant DNA technology, RNA interference and CRISPR technology, molecular thermodynamics, protein engineering, proteomics and bioinformatics, and synthetic biology Advanced Fermentation and Cell Technology is an ideal resource for students of food science, biotechnology, microbiology, agricultural sciences, biochemical engineering, and biochemistry, and is a valuable reference for food scientists, researchers, and technologists throughout the food industry, particularly the dairy, bakery, and fermented beverage sectors.

Plant Secondary Metabolites Three Volume Set

Dixon, R. A. Natural Products and Plant Disease Resistance. Nature 2001, 411, 843–847. Engelmeier, D.; Hadacek, F. Antifungal Natural Products: Assays and Applications. In Naturally Occurring Bioactive Compounds; Rai, M., et al., Eds.; ...

Plant Secondary Metabolites  Three Volume Set

Plant secondary metabolites are organic compounds that aid in the growth and development of plants but are not required for the plant to survive by fighting off herbivores, pests, and pathogens. These plant secondary metabolites have been used since early times in various medicines and food products for beneficial health purposes and are still relevant and popular today. This new three-volume Plant Secondary Metabolites provides an abundance of valuable information on secondary metabolites, their health properties and possibilities, and their extraction and application methods.

Plant Secondary Metabolites Volume Three

In Naturally Occurring Bioactive Compounds; Rai, M., et al., Eds.; Elsevier Science Ltd. 2006, pp 423–467. Espinosa-Garcia, F. J.; Langenheim, J. H. Effects of Sabinene and γ-Terpinene from Coastal Redwood Leaves Acting Singly or in ...

Plant Secondary Metabolites  Volume Three

This third book in the three-volume Plant Secondary Metabolites examines the relationship between environmental stress and the physiology of plants, leading to stimulation of secondary metabolites. Various stressors are discussed, including plant and soil interfaces, changing climate elements, essential plant nutrients, pest insects, plant pathogens and microrganisms, and more. The chapters, written by experienced experts, also address the diverse utilization of plant-originated secondary metabolites and more.

Neuropathology of Drug Addictions and Substance Misuse Volume 3

The psychostimulant caffeine (1,3,7-trimethylxanthine) is one of the most important naturally occurring ... Other coffee bioactive substances are diterpenes, chlorogenic acids, niacin, and melanoidins, which can have potential ...

Neuropathology of Drug Addictions and Substance Misuse Volume 3

Neuropathology of Drug Addictions and Substance Misuse, Volume 3: General Processes and Mechanisms, Prescription Medications, Caffeine and Areca, Polydrug Misuse, Emerging Addictions and Non-Drug Addictions is the third of three volumes in this informative series and offers a comprehensive examination of the adverse consequences of the most common drugs of abuse. Each volume serves to update the reader’s knowledge on the broader field of addiction as well as to deepen understanding of specific addictive substances. Volume 3 addresses prescription medications, caffeine, polydrug misuse, and non-drug addictions. Each section provides data on the general, molecular, cellular, structural, and functional neurological aspects of a given substance, with a focus on the adverse consequences of addictions. Research shows that the neuropathological features of one addiction are often applicable to those of others, and understanding these commonalties provides a platform for studying specific addictions in more depth and may ultimately lead researchers toward new modes of understanding, causation, prevention and treatment. However, marshalling data on the complex relationships between addictions is difficult due to the myriad of material and substances. Offers a modern approach to understanding the pathology of substances of abuse, offering an evidence-based ethos for understanding the neurology of addictions Fills an existing gap in the literature by serving as a “one-stop-shopping synopsis of everything to do with the neuropathology of drugs of addiction and substance misuse Includes in each chapter: list of abbreviations, abstract, introduction, applications to other addictions and substance misuse, mini-dictionary of terms, summary points, 6+ figures and tables, full references Offers coverage of preclinical, clinical, and population studies, from the cell to whole organs, and from the genome to whole body