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2nd Edition

Shri RNS College of Pharmacy, Gormi Bhind, India

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.

1. Introduction 2. Pharmacobiotechnology 3. Carbohydrates 4. Glycosides 5. Terpenoids  6. Phenylpropanoids 7. Alkaloids 8. Bitter Principles 9. Antibiotics 10. Drug Molecules of Marine Organisms 11. Nutraceuticals 12. Enzyme and Protein Drug Substances  13. Biomedicinals from Plant-Tissue Cultures 14. Hi-Tech Products from Plant Sources 15. Indian Traditional Herbal Drugs

ISBN: 9781905740734
Publication: April 2008
Format: Hardback
Price: £49.00 $98.00

*Covers history and the past, current & future applications of drugs
*A wealth of information