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African Flora to Fight Bacterial Resistance, Part I

Standards for the Activity of Plant-Derived Products

1st Edition, Volume 106 - February 24, 2023

Editor: Victor Kuete

Language: English
Hardback ISBN:
9 7 8 - 0 - 4 4 3 - 1 5 8 1 6 - 2
eBook ISBN:
9 7 8 - 0 - 4 4 3 - 1 5 8 1 7 - 9

African Flora to Fight Bacterial Resistance, Part One: Standards for the Activity of Plant-Derived Products offers a glimpse into the potential of African medicinal plants to… Read more

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African Flora to Fight Bacterial Resistance, Part One: Standards for the Activity of Plant-Derived Products offers a glimpse into the potential of African medicinal plants to fight bacterial infections, with an emphasis on bacterial drug resistance. Sample chapters cover the Global Burden of bacterial infections and drug resistance, Bacterial drug resistance towards natural products, Harvesting and Processing Medicinal plants for antibacterial testing, Screening methods for antibacterial agents from plant source, Established antibacterial drugs from plants, Potential of African medicinal plants against Enterobacteria: classification of plants antibacterial agents, and much more.

Based on collected data, the book offers a rationale classification basis for the antibacterial activity of plant-based products. General knowledge of state-of-the-art of drug resistance is globally described, with the book clearly identifying the best African medicinal plants that could be useful for the development of efficient herbal drugs, as well as the best phytochemicals that could be explored as potential pharmaceuticals.