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Ethnobotany and the Search for New Drugs

G.T. Prance, Derek J. Chadwick (organizer), and Joan Marsh
Format
Book
Published
Chichester ; New York : J. Wiley, 1994.
Language
English
Series
Ciba Foundation Symposium
ISBN
0471950246
Contents
  • Ethnobotany, drug development and biodiversity conservation: exploring the linkages / M.J. Balick
  • Ethnobotanical approach to drug discovery: strengths and limitations / P.A. Cox
  • Ethnopharmacology and drug development / N.R. Farnsworth
  • Basic, quantitative and experimental research phases of future ethnobotany with reference to the medicinal plants of South America / W.H. Lewis, M.P. Elvin-Lewis
  • Ethnopharmacological search for antiviral compounds: treatment of gastrointestinal disorders by Kayapo medical specialists / E. Elisabetsky, D.A. Posey.
  • Natural product chemistry in north-eastern Brazil / A.A. Craveiro ... [et al.]
  • Amazonian ethnobotany and the search for new drugs / R.E. Schultes
  • African medicinal plants in the search for new drugs based on ethnobotanical leads / M.M. Iwu
  • Two decades of Mexican ethnobotany and research on plant-derived drugs / X. Lozoya
  • Ethnobotany and research on medicinal plants in India / S.K. Jain
  • Ethnopharmacological investigation of Chinese medicinal plants / P.G. Xiao
  • Ethnobotany and drug discovery: the experience of the US National Cancer Institute / G.M. Cragg ... [et al.].
  • From shaman to human clinical trials: the role of industry in ethnobotany, conservation and community reciprocity / S.R. King, M.S. Tempesta
  • Ethnobotany and intellectual property rights / J.H. Barton
  • Conservation and ethnobotanical exploration / G.J. Martin
  • Anthropological issues in medical ethnobotany / B. Berlin, E.A. Berlin
  • Conclusions / G.T. Prance.
Description
ix, 280 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Notes
  • "Symposium on Ethnobotany and the Search for New Drugs, held at the Hotel Praia Centro, Fortaleza, Brazil, 30 November-2 December 1993."
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
Publisher no.
77834
Series Statement
Ciba Foundation symposium 185
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