Phytochemistry: An in-silico and in-vitro Update

Advances in Phytochemical Research

  • Shashank Kumar
  • Chukwuebuka Egbuna

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Phytochemicals and in-vitro Updates

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Shahira M. Ezzat, Jaison Jeevanandam, Chukwuebuka Egbuna, Shashank Kumar, Jonathan C. Ifemeje
      Pages 3-22
    3. Chukwuebuka Egbuna, Shahira M. Ezzat, Habibu Tijjani, Vijay K. Srivastav
      Pages 23-55
    4. Rajni Khan, Aroni Chatterjee, Hiya Ghosh, Sonia Kapoor, Shashikant Ray
      Pages 57-67
    5. Pradip Kumar Jaiswara, Vishal Kumar Gupta, Shiv Govind Rawat, Pratishtha Sonker, Ajay Kumar
      Pages 69-82
    6. Aswathy Narayanan, Kirthana M. V. Sindhe, Laxmi Shanker Rai
      Pages 95-108
    7. Nidhi Sharma, Herschel S. Dhekne, Sabyasachi Senapati
      Pages 133-160
    8. Pushpendra Singh, Ravi S. Singh, Prem P. Kushwaha, Shashank Kumar
      Pages 183-202
    9. Chukwuebuka Egbuna, Santwana Palai, Israel Ehizuelen Ebhohimen, Andrew G. Mtewa, Jonathan C. Ifemeje, Genevieve D. Tupas et al.
      Pages 203-235
    10. Ramesh Kumar, Ashutosh Gupta, Risha Ganguly, Abhay K. Pandey
      Pages 237-250
    11. Dhanya K. C., Aditya Menon, Laxmi Shanker Rai
      Pages 251-265
    12. Natasha Jaiswal
      Pages 267-277
    13. Jaya Kurhekar, Genevieve D. Tupas, Maria Catherine B. Otero
      Pages 279-298
    14. Pascaline Fonteh, Walter Chingwaru, Debra Meyer, Petrina Kapewangolo
      Pages 299-313
    15. Jordy Kim Ung Ling, Yiik Siang Hii, Jaison Jeevanandam, Yen San Chan, Michael K. Danquah
      Pages 315-330
    16. Ridhima Wadhwa, Shakti Dhar Shukla, Dinesh Kumar Chellappan, Gaurav Gupta, Trudi Collet, Nicole Hansbro et al.
      Pages 331-347
  3. Phytochemicals and in-vivo Updates

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 349-349
    2. Ajeet Singh, Shafaque Zahra, Shailesh Kumar
      Pages 351-372
    3. Azra Yasmin, Zarrin Basharat, Naila Safdar
      Pages 373-392
    4. Amit Bhattacharya, Nidhi Sharma, Neetu Bhattacharya, Sabyasachi Senapati
      Pages 393-402
    5. Aniko Nagy, Timea Polgar
      Pages 403-419
    6. Neha Kashyap, Prem P. Kushwaha, Atul K. Singh, Santosh Maurya, Ashish K. Sahoo, Shashank Kumar
      Pages 421-459
    7. Aditya Narayan, Ajeet Singh, Shailesh Kumar
      Pages 461-478
    8. Ramesh Kumar, Amit Kumar Singh, Ashutosh Gupta, Abhay K. Pandey
      Pages 479-490
    9. Prem P. Kushwaha, Ajay Kumar, Santosh Maurya, Atul K. Singh, Amit Kumar Sharma, Shashank Kumar
      Pages 491-510
    10. Shafaque Zahra, Shailesh Kumar
      Pages 511-519
    11. Fortunatus Chidolue Ezebuo, Prem P. Kushwaha, Atul K. Singh, Shashank Kumar, Pushpendra Singh
      Pages 521-533
    12. Ajeet Singh, Shailesh Kumar
      Pages 535-544
  4. Prem P. Kushwaha, Ajay Kumar, Santosh Maurya, Atul K. Singh, Amit Kumar Sharma, Shashank Kumar
    Pages C1-C1

About this book


Phytochemistry is the branch of science that deals with the study of plant-derived chemicals or compounds, which are also known as phytochemicals or plant-derived secondary metabolites. Plants are known to produce phytochemicals that are essential for their growth and reproduction, as they protect them from insects, pathogens, and herbivores. Some of the major groups of plant-derived secondary metabolites are phenolics, flavonoids, terpenoids, alkaloids, tannin etc.

Plant-derived phytochemicals are pharmacologically active and have the potential to cure various human diseases and disorders. Natural plant products have been known for their medicinal properties for untold years, and form the basis of several medicinal systems such as Chinese, Unani, and Ayurvedic Medicine.

This book offers an essential introduction to phytochemicals and their synthetic analogues. It discusses various in silico approaches used to identify pharmacologically active phytochemicals and their biological activities, as well as in vitro and in vivo models/assays that have been utilized for the pharmacological profiling of plant-derived products to combat cancer, diabetes, cardiovascular diseases and neurological disorders.

The intended audience includes upper-level undergraduate and graduate students; researchers and scientists from the pharmaceutical/food chemistry/nutrition sciences/biochemistry, and clinical biochemistry fields; and medical students. Sharing the latest findings, the book will familiarize these readers with the concepts, chemistry, and tremendous potential of phytochemistry.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Shashank Kumar
    • 1
  • Chukwuebuka Egbuna
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Biochemistry and Microbial SciencesCentral University of PunjabBathindaIndia
  2. 2.Department of BiochemistryChukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu UniversityUli, AnambraNigeria

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