Antifungal Metabolites from Plants

  • Mehdi Razzaghi-Abyaneh
  • Mahendra Rai

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
  2. Global Distribution of Antifungal Compounds

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Laura Svetaz, Marcos Derita, Ma. Victoria Rodríguez, Agustina Postigo, Estefanía Butassi, Ma Victoria Castelli et al.
      Pages 3-26
    3. Mehdi Razzaghi-Abyaneh, Masoomeh Shams-Ghahfarokhi, Mahendra Rai
      Pages 27-57
    4. Victor Olusegun Oyetayo, Ayodele Oluyemisi Ogundare
      Pages 59-77
    5. Jean Paul Dzoyem, Victor Kuete
      Pages 79-153
  3. A. Antifungal Activities of Plants and Other Natural Products

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 155-155
    2. María Pilar Gómez-Serranillos, Olga María Palomino, María Teresa Ortega, María Emilia Carretero
      Pages 167-220
    3. Tzi Bun Ng, Randy Chi Fai Cheung, Jack Ho Wong
      Pages 221-241
    4. Karsten Krohn, Barbara Schulz
      Pages 243-261
    5. Roseli Maria De Conti Lourenço, Patricia da Silva Melo, Ana Beatriz Albino de Almeida
      Pages 283-300
  4. Plants Used in Ayurveda and Traditional Systems for Fungal Diseases

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 301-301
    2. Ajay Kumar Meena, Shahin Khan, Mruthyumjaya Meda Rao, Radha Krishna Reddy, Madhan Mohan Padhi
      Pages 303-331
    3. Rownak Jahan, Taufiq Rahman, Mohammed Rahmatullah
      Pages 333-366
  5. Plant-Derived Products to Protect Fungal Diseases of Plants/Fruits

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 367-367
    2. Olívia Matos, Ana Magro, António Mexia
      Pages 369-399
    3. Caterina Morcia, Giorgio Tumino, Valeria Terzi
      Pages 401-427
    4. Gustavo A. González-Aguilar, María Roberta Ansorena, Gabriela E. Viacava, Sara I. Roura, Jesús F. Ayala-Zavala
      Pages 429-446
    5. Gabriela E. Viacava, María Roberta Ansorena, Sara I. Roura, Gustavo A. González-Aguilar, Jesús F. Ayala-Zavala
      Pages 447-461
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 463-469

About this book


The goal of this book is to provide essential information on the use of different medicinal plants and their secondary metabolites for the treatment of various fungal diseases affecting human beings, animals and plants. 

It is divided in four parts: Part I examines the global distribution of plant-derived antifungal compounds, Part II deals with antifungal activities of plant metabolites, Part III includes plants used in Ayurveda and traditional systems for treating fungal diseases, and Part IV discusses the use of plant-derived products to protect plants against fungal diseases.

The book is of utmost importance to researchers, students, and teachers of medicine, botany, mycology, microbiology, and pharmacology.


Ayurveda Candida fungal disease medicinal plants natural products secondary metabolites

Editors and affiliations

  • Mehdi Razzaghi-Abyaneh
    • 1
  • Mahendra Rai
    • 2
  1. 1.Pasteur Institute of IranTehranIran
  2. 2., Dept. BiotechnologySGB Amravati UniversityAmravatiIndia

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