Editors: Ferid Murad , Atta-ur-Rahman , Ka Bian

Series Title: Herbal Medicine Back to the Future

Infectious Diseases

Volume 5

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ISSN: 2542-9981 (Print)
ISSN: 2542-999X (Online)
ISBN: 978-1-68108-923-2 (Print)
ISBN: 978-1-68108-922-5 (Online)
Year of Publication: 2021
DOI: 10.2174/97816810892251210501

Introduction

Herbal Medicine: Back to the Future compiles expert reviews on the application of herbal medicines (including Ayurveda, Chinese traditional medicines and alternative therapies) to treat different ailments. The book series demonstrates the use of sophisticated methods to understand traditional medicine, while providing readers a glimpse into the future of herbal medicine.

Volume 5 continues the theme of the previous volume by featuring reviews of plant based therapies useful for treating different infectious diseases. Topics in this volume are of general interest to computational chemistry researchers, physicians and a broad range of allied healthcare practitioners. Other highlights of this volume include contributions about COVID-19, and traditional medicine in Algeria and China. The topics included in this volume are:

  • - Improving curcumin and eugenol through computational chemistry and nanotechnology
  • - Herbal remedies for respiratory tract infections
  • - COVID-19 pandemic: a comprehensive overview of epidemiological, pathogenesis, diagnostic aspects and therapeutic interventions to tackle current outbreak
  • - Application of mid-infrared spectroscopy on therapeutic effects of herbal medicine in infectious diseases
  • - Traditional herbal uses from Algerian pharmacopoeia against infectious diseases
  • - Traditional Chinese medicine for treating infectious diseases: history, progress, and perspectives

This volume is essential reading for all researchers in the field of natural product chemistry and pharmacology. Medical professionals involved in internal medicine who seek to improve their knowledge about herbal medicine and alternative therapies for tropical and other infectious diseases will also benefit from the contents of the volume.

Audience: Medical and allied healthcare professionals, Infectious disease specialists, researchers interested in herbal medicine, drug discovery and computational chemistry

Contributors

Editor(s):
Ferid Murad (Nobel Laureate)
Palo Alto Veterans Hospital
California
USA


Atta-ur-Rahman FRS
Kings College, University of Cambridge
Honorary Life Fellow
Cambridge
UK


Ka Bian
School of Medicine
George Washington University
Washington
USA




Contributor(s):
Abdulkadir Kucukbayrak
Department of Infectious Diseases and Clinical Microbiology
Izzet Baysal Medical Faculty
Bolu
Turkey


Acharya Balkrishna
Patanjali Herbal Research Department
Patanajli Research Institute
Haridwar
India
/
Department of Applied and Allied Sciences
University of Patanjali, Patanjali Yogpeeth
Haridwar, Uttarakhand
India


Bin Qu
Biophysics, Center for Integrative Physiology and Molecular Medicine (CIPMM)
School of Medicine, Saarland University
Homburg
Germany


Diana R. Cundell
College of Life Sciences
Thomas Jefferson University
4201 Henry Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19128
USA


Djilali Tahri
Laboratoire de Recherche des Sciences Fondamentales
Université Amar TELIDJI
Route de Ghardaïa, BP 37G, 03000 Laghouat
Algérie


Fatiha Elhouiti
Laboratoire de Recherche des Sciences Fondamentales
Université Amar TELIDJI
Route de Ghardaïa, BP 37G, 03000 Laghouat
Algérie


Ferah Armutcu
Department of Biochemistry
Istanbul University Cerrahpasa Medical Faculty
Istanbul
Turkey


Feride Severcan
Department of Biophysics, Faculty of Medicine
Altinbas University
Istanbul
Turkey


Gulkizilca Yurur
Department of History of Medicine and Medical Ethics
Faculty of Medicine, Altinbas University
Istanbul
Turkey


Han Zhang
State Key Laboratory of Component-based Chinese Medicine
Tianjin University of Traditional Chinese Medicine
Tianjin
China


Mete Severcan
Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Faculty of Engineering and Natural Sciences
Altinbas University
Istanbul
Turkey


Mohamed Ouinten
Laboratoire de Recherche des Sciences Fondamentales
Université Amar TELIDJI
Route de Ghardaïa, BP 37G, 03000 Laghouat
Algérie


Mohammed Seba
Institut de Biologie Intégrative de la Cellule
CEA, CNRS, Univ. Paris-Sud, Université Paris-Saclay
Gif-sur-Yvette cedex
France


Mohamed Yousfi
Laboratoire de Recherche des Sciences Fondamentales
Université Amar TELIDJI
Route de Ghardaïa, BP 37G, 03000 Laghouat
Algérie


Nazli Ezer Ozer
Department of Biophysics, Faculty of Medicine
Altinbas University
Istanbul
Turkey
/
Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program
Altinbas University
Istanbul
Turkey


Rashmi Mittal
Patanjali Herbal Research Department
Patanajli Research Institute
Haridwar
India


Tugce N. Gedik Kapancık
Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine
Altinbas University
Istanbul
Turkey
/
Department of Basic Sciences, Microbiology, Faculty of Dentistry
Burdur Mehmet Akif Ersoy University
Burdur
Turkey


Vedpriya Arya
Patanjali Herbal Research Department
Patanajli Research Institute
Haridwar
India


Yi Wang
Pharmaceutical Informatics Institute
College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Zhejiang University
Hangzhou
China
/
Innovation Institute for Artificial Intelligence in Medicine of Zhejiang University
Hangzhou
China


Yu Wang
State Key Laboratory of Component-based Chinese Medicine
Tianjin University of Traditional Chinese Medicine
Tianjin
China


Yunru Yu
Pharmaceutical Informatics Institute
College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Zhejiang University
Hangzhou
China


Zehua Jin
State Key Laboratory of Component-based Chinese Medicine
Tianjin University of Traditional Chinese Medicine
Tianjin
China
/
Pharmaceutical Informatics Institute
College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Zhejiang University
Hangzhou
China




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