Editors: Mukesh Kumar Sharma, Pallavi Kaushik

Series Title: Frontiers in Bioactive Compounds

Therapeutic Implications of Natural Bioactive Compounds

Volume 3

eBook: US $79 Special Offer (PDF + Printed Copy): US $126
Printed Copy: US $87
Library License: US $316
ISSN: 2468-6395 (Print)
ISSN: 2468-6409 (Online)
ISBN: 978-981-5080-03-2 (Print)
ISBN: 978-981-5080-02-5 (Online)
Year of Publication: 2017
DOI: 10.2174/97898150800251220301


This volume is a comprehensive compilation of contributions on the state of art knowledge about bioactive compounds including their sources, isolation methods, biological effects, health benefits and potential applications. These bioactive compounds could serve as alternatives in the prevention or treatment of multifactorial diseases for vulnerable population groups.

Chapters in the book incorporate the knowledge based on traditional medicine with recent findings on bioactive molecules and their pharmaceutical implications in neurodegenerative diseases, cancer, COVID 19, diabetes, immunomodulation and farm animal diseases.

The book also highlights the latest breakthroughs in the field of screening, characterization, and novel applications of natural bioactive compounds from diverse group of organisms ranging from bacteria, algae, fungi, higher plants, and marine sources.

Authors from renowned institutions of India, Japan and China have shared their expertise in the contributed chapters with the goal of enhancing readers’ knowledge about the significance of use of bioactives in therapeutics and nutraceuticals.

It is an informative reference for researchers, professors, graduate students, science enthusiasts, and all those who wish to gain insights into various aspects of bioactive compounds and development of new pharmacological active constituents and nutritional science.

Audience: Researchers, professors, graduate students, science enthusiasts, and all those who wish to gain insights into various aspects of bioactive compounds and development of new pharmacological active constituents and nutritional science.


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Ashok Kumar, Yoshihisa Matsumoto
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Mukesh Kumar Sharma, Pallavi Kaushik
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List of Contributors

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Flavonoid Based Bioactive for Therapeutic Application in Neurological Disorders

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S.J. S. Flora*, Rahul Shukla, Mayank Handa
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Potential Uses of Plant and Marine Derived Bioactive Compounds for Cancer Theragnostic

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Neha Jain, Mukesh Kumar Sharma*, Yoshihisa Matsumoto, Pallavi Kaushik*
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Natural Bio-actives Acting Against Clinically Important Bacterial Biofilms

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Amrita C. Bhagwat, Amrita M. Patil, Sunil D. Saroj*
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Bioactive Compounds in Alternative Therapeutics against COVID-19

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Prachi Jain, Mukesh Kumar Sharma, Sicheng Liu, Rajani Sharma, Pallavi Kaushik*
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Plant Based Bioactive Molecules in Diabetes with Their Therapeutic Mechanism

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Amit Kumar Dixit*, Qadir Alam, Deepti Dixit, Parvathy G. Nair, P.V.V. Prasad
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Marine Algal Bioactive Metabolites and their Pharmacological Applications

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Neetu Kachhwaha, Mukesh Kumar Sharma, Renu Khandelwal, Pallavi Kaushik*
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Nutritive Importance and Medicinal Properties of Foeniculum vulgare Mill. (Fennel) and Trachyspermum ammi L. (Ajwain)

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Nandini Goswami, Shalini Jain, Sreemoyee Chatterjee*
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New Insights into Biological and Pharmaceutical Properties of Bioactive Compounds in Various Diseases of Farm Animals

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Sneha Keelka, Pallavi Kaushik*, Mukesh Kumar Sharma
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Bioactive Constituents and Anti-diabetic Activity of the Indian Medicinal Plant Hemidesmus indicus R. Br.: An Overview

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Amit Kumar Dixit*, Avijit Banerji, Julie Banerji, Deepti Dixit, Parvathy G. Nair, Damodar Gupta
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Utilization of Tea Polyphenols Against Pesticide Induced Toxicity: International and National Scenario

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Devojit K. Sarma, Manoj Kumar, Swasti Shubham, Meenakshi Samartha, Pritom Chowdhury, Ravindra M. Samarth
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Therapeutically Important Bioactive Compounds Derived from Fungal Origin

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Neha Jain, Mukesh Kumar Sharma*, Pallavi Kaushik
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Immunomodulatory Potential of Bioactives from Selected Ayurvedic Plants

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Parvathy G. Nair, Amit Kumar Dixit*, Deepti Dixit
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Pharmacological Properties of Bacterial Bioactive Molecules

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Pallavi Kaushik, Prachi Jain, Sneha Keelka, Mukesh Kumar Sharma*
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Subject Index

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