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By Victor Kuete, Thomas Efferth

This booklet is the 1st of its variety in bringing jointly biodiversity, chemical ecology, phytochemistry and melanoma remedy. The spotlight of the ebook is an exhaustive compilation of medical facts on biodiversity of medicinal crops, biodiversity and metagenomics, chemical ecology of medicinal crops, chemical ecology of marine organisms, traditional items from terrestrial microbial organisms with job in the direction of melanoma cells, marine organisms, ethnopharmacology and phytotherapy, contribution of African plants in global struggle opposed to melanoma, traditional items derived from terrestrial crops with task in the direction of melanoma cells and verified anticancer medicinal drugs from usual foundation. The e-book discusses the cutting-edge of every subject to function reference source instruments for graduate scholars in addition to scientists and students in pharmaceutical sciences, pharmacology, natural chemistry and biochemistry, pharmacognosy, phytochemistry, ethnomedicine and ethnopharmacology, complementary and substitute drugs, scientific and public well-being sciences and others. It comprises state of the art advancements in anticancer discovery from either medicinal crops and organisms.

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1996) Gene co-ops and the biotrade: translating genetic resource rights into sustainable development. J Ethnopharmacol 51: 75–92. 30. Heubl G. (2010) New aspects of DNA-based authentication of Chinese medicinal plants by molecular biological techniques. Planta Med 76: 1963–1974. 31. Efferth T, Li PCH, Konkimalla VSB, et al. (2007) From traditional Chinese medicine to rational cancer therapy. Trends Mol Med 13: 353–361. 32. Zhang YB, Shaw PC, Sze CW, et al. (2006) Molecular authentication of Chinese herbal materials.

Quercus suber L. (Fagaceae) can be used for the disinfection of wounds and as vulnerary. Furthermore, Marrubium vulgare L. (Lamiaceae) can be used for the treatment of asthma. ) DC. 4. Medicinal Plants for the Treatment of Cancer Medicinal plants are of particular interest in the treatment of cancer. Plants with anticancer-potential have been found all over the world. 41 Boldine has also shown antitumor properties. The South American plant Annona muricata L. 41 Pau d’Arco-Lapacho (Tabebuia impetiginosa (Mart.

Also known as Yacón). It is effective in the treatment of hyperglycemia and kidney problems because it contains oligofructans and phenolic compounds. 41 Paullinia cupana Kunth. ) Willd. (Euphorbiaceae) can be applied for the treatment of urinary and ovarian inflammations. C. Sm (Fabaceae) and also the fresh leaves or seeds are especially useful against infected external ulcers and also vaginal and throat infections. The rhizome tissue of Costus spiralis Rosc. (Zingiberaceae) acts as an antimicrobial.

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