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  • Phytochemistry of plants used in traditional medicine.

    Author Affiliation : Institut de Pharmacognosie et Phytochimie, Section de Pharmacie, BEP, Université de Lausanne, Switzerland.

    Conference proceedings; Book : Phytochemistry of plants used in traditional medicine. 1995 pp.xiii + 408 pp.

    Conference Title : Phytochemistry of plants used in traditional medicine.

    Abstract : This volume is a compilation of contributions from 16 speakers who presented plenary lectures at the International symposium of the Phytochemical Society of Europe, held in Lausanne, Switzerland, 29 Sep.-1 Oct. 1993. The titles of the chapters are as follows: (1) Shaman as scientist: indigenous knowledgeindigenous knowledgeSubject Category: Miscellaneous
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    systems in pharmacological research and conservation; (2) Strategy in the search for new biologically active plant constituents; (3) New biologically active metabolites from plants used in Papua New Guineapapua new guineaSubject Category: Geographic Entities
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    and BoliviaboliviaSubject Category: Geographic Entities
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    ; (4) Pursuit of new leads to antitumour and anti-HIV agents from plants; (5) Phytochemistry of some plants used in traditional medicinetraditional medicineSubject Category: Disciplines, Occupations and Industries
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    for the treatment of protozoal diseases; (6) Structure-activity studies of natural productsnatural productsSubject Category: Commodities and Products
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    with antiinflammatory/immunomodulatory effects; (7) Search for noncariogenic sweeteners from medicinal plantsmedicinal plantsSubject Category: Organism Groups
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    medicinal plantsSubject Category: Commodities and Products
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    ; (8) Phytochemical investigation of candidate plants for the management of sickle cell anaemiasickle cell anaemiaSubject Category: Diseases, Disorders, and Symptoms
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    sickle cell anaemiaSubject Category: Diseases, Disorders, and Symptoms
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    ; (9) Bioactive polymers from higher plants; (10) AcetogeninsacetogeninsSubject Category: Chemicals and Chemical Groups
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    from AnnonaceaeannonaceaeSubject Category: Organism Names
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    ; (11) Structure and biological activity of sesquiterpene and diterpene derivatives from medicinal plants; (12) Structural studies on new compounds from medicinal plants of PakistanpakistanSubject Category: Geographic Entities
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    , JordanjordanSubject Category: Geographic Entities
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    , Sri Lankasri lankaSubject Category: Geographic Entities
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    and TurkeyturkeySubject Category: Geographic Entities
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    ; (13) Bioactive compounds from plants and higher fungi of EthiopiaethiopiaSubject Category: Geographic Entities
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    ; (14) The chemistry and bioactivities of some natural products from Chinese herbs; (15) Pharmacochemical investigation of Indonesian medicinal plants; and (16) Panamanian flora: source of bioactive compounds. A subject index is included.

    ISBN : 0198577753

    Record Number : 19960305321

    Publisher : Oxford University Press

    Location of publication : Oxford

    Country of publication : UK

    Language of text : English

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