Comprising of the two disciplines that give this book it’s title, this revised and updated new edition takes the knowledge of drugs and the use of natural medicines as its central teaching agenda. Covering a broad spectrum of topics, it will be suitable for upper level courses in applied chemistry, phytochemistry, pharmacognosy, pharmaceutical chemistry and diverse fields of biotechnology.
It contains 15 chapters, which are subdivided systematically to better facilitate the descriptions and explanations of each topic. Professor Kar has illustrated the book with clear, didactic figures giving the chemical structure of thousands of drugs and drug derivatives. And each chapter is meticulously researched and referenced, providing the latest knowledge on the discovery, history, and past, present and future application of the drugs in question.
“Pharmacognosy and Pharmacobiotechnology” is an outstanding book, to be used on diverse senior level university courses and as a reference work in academic and commercial libraries.