Plants as a Source of Natural Antioxidants

Paperback
December 2019
9781786395566
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  • Publisher
    CABI
  • Published
    9th December 2019
  • ISBN 9781786395566
  • Language English
  • Pages 320 pp.
  • Size 6" x 9"
  • Images figures, tables & photos
$65.00
Hardback
February 2015
9781780642666
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  • Publisher
    CABI
  • Published
    20th February 2015
  • ISBN 9781780642666
  • Language English
  • Pages 320 pp.
  • Size 6" x 9"
  • Images figures, tables & photos
$170.95

A comprehensive overview of both traditional and current knowledge on the health effects of plant based antioxidants, this book reviews medicinal and aromatic plants from around the world. It covers the different sources of antioxidants including essential oils, algae and marine microorganisms, as well as the role of abiotic and biotic stresses, endophytes, transgenic approaches in scavenging ROS and antioxidant plants used in different therapeutic systems.

Preface
1. Plants of Indian Traditional Medicine with Antioxidant Activity
2. Natural Antioxidants from Traditional Chinese Medicinal Plants
3. Review of the Antioxidant Potential of African Medicinal and Food Plants
4. Antioxidant Plants from Brazil
5. Antioxidant Characteristics of Korean Edible Wild Plants
6. Algae as a Natural Source of Antioxidant Active Compounds
7. Antioxidant Potential of Marine Microorganisms: A Review
8. Biotechnologies for Increasing Antioxidant Production from Plants
9. Plant-derived Antioxidants as Food Additives
10. Biochemical Activity and Therapeutic Role of Antioxidants in Plants and Humans
11. Pharmacology of Medicinal Plants with Antioxidant Activity
12. Endophytic Fungal Associations of Plants and Antioxidant Compounds
13. Mycorrhizal Symbiosis in the Formation of Antioxidant Compounds
14. Role of Mushrooms as a Reservoir of Potentially Active Natural Antioxidants: An Overview

Nawal Kishore Dubey

Nawal Kishore Dubey is a Professor of Botany at Banaras Hindu University, India.