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Naturally occurring bioactive compounds
Mahendra Rai and María Cecilia Carpinella. (1st ed.) --Amsterdam, Netherlands: Elsevier , 2006.
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Rai, Mahendra
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Carpinella, María Cecilia
Mahendra Rai and María Cecilia Carpinella
1st ed.
Place of Publication
Amsterdam, Netherlands
Date of Publication
Series Vol.
v. 3
Series Title
Advances in phytomedicine
661063680X (electronic bk.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Plant Preparations - pharmacology
Cover -- Contents -- Preface to the series -- Preface -- Chapter 1. Natural compounds as antioxidant and molting inhibitors can play a role as a model for search of new botanical pesticides -- Introduction -- Insecticidal or IGR (insect growth regulator) activity -- Experimental part -- Discussion -- Concluding remarks -- Future perspectives -- Acknowledgments -- References -- Chapter 2. Pesticides based on plant essential oils: from traditional practice to commercialization -- Introduction -- Sources and chemistry of essential oils -- Biological activity -- Commercial products and uses -- Conclusion and future prospects -- Acknowledgment -- References -- Chapter 3. Natural substrates and inhibitors of multidrug resistant pumps (MDRs) redefine the plant antimicrobials -- Introduction -- The quest for natural substrates - rationale -- MDR inhibitors - proof of principle -- MDR mutants and inhibitors valuable tools for natural drug discovery -- A new series of promising plant antimicrobials -- Natural MDR inhibitors from plants -- an increasing body of evidence, 5' methoxyhydnocarpin and synergy in Berberis plants -- Inhibitors against MFS MDRs -- Inhibitors against ABC transporters -- Conclusions and future perspectives -- Acknowledgments -- References -- Chapter 4. New concept to search for alternate insect control agents from plants -- Introduction -- Tannins -- Saponins -- Acknowledgments -- References -- Chapter 5. Role of Melia azedarach L. (Meliaceae) for the control of insects and acari: present status and future prospects -- Introduction -- Phytochemistry -- Laboratory assays -- Conclusion and future prospects -- Acknowledgments -- References -- Chapter 6. Bioactivity of fabaceous plants against food-borne and plant pathogens: potentials and limitations -- Introduction -- Antimicrobial activities of some important fabaceous plants -- Antimicrobials for management of phytopathogens -- Future directions and conclusions -- References -- Chapter 7. Screening of plants against fungi affecting crops and stored foods -- Introduction -- Fungi as contaminants of crops and foods -- History of the use of antifungal compounds -- Interaction of plant products with fungi -- Plant synthesis of light-activated compounds -- Factors affecting plant synthesis of bioactive compounds -- Experimental -- Bioassays -- Plant analysis -- Cell culture analysis -- Isolated compounds -- Assay procedure -- Results and discussion -- Plant extracts -- Cell cultures -- Photoactivity -- Isolated compounds -- Conclusions and future perspectives -- Acknowledgments -- References -- Chapter 8. Opportunities and potentials of botanical extracts and products for management of insect pests in cruciferous vegetables -- Introduction -- Azadirachtin and related products from Azadirachta indica A. Juss -- Spiro enol ether analogues and extracts from Chrysanthemum coronarium L. -- Extracts from Daphne tangutica Maxim. -- Rotenoids and extracts from Derris spp. -- Rotenoids and
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