Saponins Used in Traditional and Modern Medicine

  • George R. Waller
  • Kazuo Yamasaki

Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 404)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. Commercial Utilization and Biosynthesis

  3. Inhibition of Diseases of Mankind

    1. D. Iurea, C. V. Uglea, P. K. Kintia
      Pages 111-116
    2. K. Hostettmann, A. Marston, M. Maillard, J.-L. Wolfender
      Pages 117-128
    3. Nguyen Minh Duc, Ryoji Kasai, Kazuhiro Ohtani, Aiko Ito, Kazuo Yamasaki, Nguyen Thoi Nham et al.
      Pages 129-149
    4. Susanne T. Thiilborg, Claus Cornett, Else Lemmich
      Pages 151-164
    5. Charlotte Read Kensil, Sean Soltysik, Deborah A. Wheeler, Jia-Yan Wu
      Pages 165-172
    6. Dirk C. van Setten, Gerrit van de Werken
      Pages 185-193

About this book


''A wealth of information...these two volumes will be immensely valuable to anyone having to deal with this difficult group of compounds.'' ---Biochemical Systematics and Ecology, from a review of Saponins Used in Traditional and Modern Medicine and Saponins Used in Food and Agriculture


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Editors and affiliations

  • George R. Waller
    • 1
  • Kazuo Yamasaki
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Biochemistry and Molecular BiologyOklahoma State UniversityStillwaterUSA
  2. 2.Institute of Pharmaceutical Science School of MedicineHiroshima UniversityHiroshima 734Japan

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag US 1996
  • Publisher Name Springer, Boston, MA
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4899-1369-2
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4899-1367-8
  • Series Print ISSN 0065-2598
  • About this book