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Camptothecin and Camptothecin Producing Plants

Botany, Chemistry, Anticancer Activity and Biotechnology

  • 1st Edition - June 18, 2020
  • Authors: T. Pullaiah, P.B. Raghavendra, S. Karuppusamy, V. Raveendran, M. Anuradha
  • Language: English
  • Paperback ISBN:
    9 7 8 - 0 - 1 2 - 8 2 0 4 9 9 - 3
  • eBook ISBN:
    9 7 8 - 0 - 1 2 - 8 2 0 9 2 7 - 1

Camptothecin and Camptothecin Producing Plants: Botany, Chemistry, Anticancer Activity and Biotechnology provides updated information on camptothecin yielding plants, chemic… Read more

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Camptothecin and Camptothecin Producing Plants: Botany, Chemistry, Anticancer Activity and Biotechnology provides updated information on camptothecin yielding plants, chemical diversity of camptothecin, extraction and exploitation methods, biosynthesis, biotechnological production and enhancement for drug delivery, and the pharmacological properties of the drugs. The book focuses on camptothecin anticancer properties based on recent developments of biotechnology. Topics emphasize anticancer activities, biosynthesis, potent derivatives currently undergoing experimental phases, and biotechnological methods to enhance the production. This book is a valuable source for cancer researchers, oncologists, biotechnologists, pharmacologists and members of the biomedical field who are interested in camptothecin and its applicability in cancer treatment.