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The Resource Ethnobotany and the search for new drugs, [G.T. Prance, Derek J. Chadwick (organizer), and Joan Marsh]

Ethnobotany and the search for new drugs, [G.T. Prance, Derek J. Chadwick (organizer), and Joan Marsh]

Label
Ethnobotany and the search for new drugs
Title
Ethnobotany and the search for new drugs
Statement of responsibility
[G.T. Prance, Derek J. Chadwick (organizer), and Joan Marsh]
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
615/.32
Index
index present
LC call number
RS164
LC item number
.E84 1994
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
NLM call number
  • W3
  • WB 925
NLM item number
  • C161F v.185 1994
  • E84 1994
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1937-
  • 1993
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Prance, Ghillean T.
  • Chadwick, Derek
  • Marsh, Joan
  • Symposium on Ethnobotany and the Search for New Drugs
Series statement
Ciba Foundation symposium
Series volume
185
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Materia medica, Vegetable
  • Ethnobotany
  • Medicinal plants
  • Medicine, Herbal
  • Plant Extracts
  • Plants, Medicinal
Label
Ethnobotany and the search for new drugs, [G.T. Prance, Derek J. Chadwick (organizer), and Joan Marsh]
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Symposium on Ethnobotany and the Search for New Drugs, held at the Hotel Praia Centro, Fortaleza, Brazil, 30 November-2 December 1993."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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
Control code
000115229
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
ix, 280 p.
Isbn
9780471950240
Lccn
94028300
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 115229
  • 115409
Label
Ethnobotany and the search for new drugs, [G.T. Prance, Derek J. Chadwick (organizer), and Joan Marsh]
Publication
Note
"Symposium on Ethnobotany and the Search for New Drugs, held at the Hotel Praia Centro, Fortaleza, Brazil, 30 November-2 December 1993."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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
Control code
000115229
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
ix, 280 p.
Isbn
9780471950240
Lccn
94028300
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 115229
  • 115409

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