Book 2005

Natural Products

Drug Discovery and Therapeutic Medicine

Editors:

ISBN: 978-1-58829-383-1 (Print) 978-1-59259-976-9 (Online)

Table of contents (16 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xiv

  2. Fundamental Issues Related to Natural Product-Based Drug Delivery

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Chapter

      Pages 3-29

      Natural Products and Drug Discovery

  3. Strategies

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 31-31

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      Chapter

      Pages 33-55

      Integrated Approaches for Discovering Novel Drugs From Microbial Natural Products

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      Chapter

      Pages 57-75

      Automated Analyses of HPLC Profiles of Microbial Extracts

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      Chapter

      Pages 77-93

      Manipulating Microbial Metabolites for Drug Discovery and Production

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      Chapter

      Pages 95-106

      Improving Drug Discovery From Microorganisms

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      Chapter

      Pages 107-125

      Developments in Strain Improvement Technology

  4. Specific Groups of Drugs

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 127-127

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      Chapter

      Pages 129-168

      The Discovery of Anticancer Drugs From Natural Sources

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      Chapter

      Pages 169-196

      Case Studies in Natural-Product Optimization

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      Chapter

      Pages 197-227

      Terpenoids As Therapeutic Drugs and Pharmaceutical Agents

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      Chapter

      Pages 229-250

      Challenges and Opportunities in the Chinese Herbal Drug Industry

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      Chapter

      Pages 251-272

      Arsenic Trioxide and Leukemia

  5. Microbial Diversity

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 273-273

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      Chapter

      Pages 275-293

      New Methods to Access Microbial Diversity for Small Molecule Discovery

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      Chapter

      Pages 295-312

      Accessing the Genomes of Uncultivated Microbes for Novel Natural Products

  6. Specific Sources

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 313-313

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      Chapter

      Pages 315-328

      New Natural-Product Diversity From Marine Actinomycetes

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      Chapter

      Pages 329-351

      Novel Natural Products From Rainforest Endophytes

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      Chapter

      Pages 353-370

      Biological, Economic, Ecological, and Legal Aspects of Harvesting Traditional Medicine in Ecuador

  7. Back Matter

    Pages 371-382