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Recent Advances in Medicinal Plants Vol 40 : Flavonoids and Antioxidants

Author Name : Manohar Pathak and J N Govil

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  • Publisher : Studium Press LLC
  • Edition : 1st
  • ISBN 10 : 1-62699-077-8
  • Page no : 534
  • Publication Year : 2016
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Flavonoids are natural anti-oxidants derived from plants with the ability to sequester free radicals. Antioxidants are molecule that inhibit oxidation and harmful activities of free radicals. Natural oxidants are phytochemicals in the form of secondary metabolites that acts as reducing agents, hydrogen donators and single oxygen quenches. Thus, flavonoids may play a significant role in the decreased risk of chronic disease associated with a diet rich in plant-derived foods. Flavonoids are also common constituents of plants in traditional medicine to treat a wide range of diseases. The studies on flavonoids in traditional medicine have remarkably increased in the recent years. The volume on “Flavonoids and Antioxidants” of Recent Progress in Medicinal Plants Series explores structural variations of all subclasses of flavonoids, techniques for isolation, purification and determination of structures, chemical synthesis, biosynthesis and genetic, patterns of distribution in plants and uses. Simultaneously, the properties of antioxidants have been presented to understand their mechanisms, to clarify their activities and discussed to emphasize the importance of flavonoids by displaying a wide range of pharmacological and biochemical actions, such as antioxidants, antibacterial, antifungal, antithrombotic, antimutagenic, antiobesity and anticarcinogenetic activities. In brief, this Volume aims to describe those flavonoids and antioxidants, which possess many important bioactivities in a comprehensive and organized manner. The 24 chapters contributed by 77 contributors deals with the recent findings coupled with review related to all above aspects of flavonoids and antioxidants. Its contributors are form 15 countries namely: Australia, Belgium, Brazil, China, Czech Republic, Egypt, India, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Poland, Spain, Taiwan and Turkey. This special volume is designed for professionals of interdisciplinary health sciences, food technology, pharmaceutical sciences, pharmacognosy, pharmacology, agriculture, botany, medicine, therapeutics, traditional medicine, complementary and alternative medicine, aromatherapy, herbalism, medical and public health sciences, healthcare professionals of other various disciplines, policy-makers and marketing and economic strategists. It is addressed to undergraduates, post-graduates, teachers and researchers.
Title Recent Advances in Medicinal Plants Vol 40 : Flavonoids and Antioxidants
Table of Content Flavonoids: Antioxidants and Alzheimer’s Disease Prevention, Flavonoids and Antioxidants in
Medicinal Plants from Malaysia, The Potential Role and Application of Natural Flavonoids and Their
Analogues, Flavonoids from Some Medicinal Trees and Their Biological Activities, Antioxidant and
Cytotoxicity Activities of Flavonoids from Polyalthia cauliflora var. cauliflora, Antibacterial
Actions of Flavonoids, Bioflavonoids-Current Status and Future Prospects, Flavonoids in
Traditional Chinese Medicinal Plants: Extraction and Bioactivities, Flavonoids in Bryophytes and
Their Biological Perspectives, Flavanones: Potential Components as Medicine, Prenylated Flavonols
in Epimedium, Non-traditional Tropical Fruits: The Importance of Phenolic Compounds and Ascorbic
Acid for the Antioxidant Activity, Flavonoids as Kinase Inhibitors, Biflavonoids: Therapeutic
Potential of Novel Flavonoid Dimers, Dietary Flavonoids and the Prevention of Degenerative
Diseases, Flavonoid Schiff Bases, Their Action and Significance: A Review, Beneficial Effects of
Grape Seed Polyphenols on Cardiovascular Disease and Metabolic Syndrome, Citrus
Compounds and the Central Nervous System, Antioxidant Activity of Some Commonly
Consumed Fruits and Vegetables Peels in India, Analytical Methods for the Identification of
Physiologically Bioactive Forms of Food Flavonoids, Isolation and Identification of Bioactive
Compounds in Myrmecodia pendens, Analytical Determination of Flavonoids and Other
Polyphenols in Medicinal Plants, Pro-oxidant Activity of Flavonoids and Their Possible
Effects, Flavonoids: Evidence for Inhibitory Effects Against Obesity and Their Possible
Mechanisms of Action, Subject Index
Page No. 534
Author's Name Manohar Pathak and J N Govil
Publisher Studium Press LLC
Year Of Publication 2016
ISBN 10 1-62699-077-8
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book size(hei) 9.5
Book size width 6.3
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