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Cancer Inhibitors from Chinese Natural Medicines (Hardcover) (Jun-ping Xu)
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Nature is an attractive source of therapeutic compounds and with such chemical diversity found in millions of species of plants, over 60% of currently used anticancer agents are derived from natural sources. This volume summarizes advances in the experimental and clinical research of a selection of promising cancer inhibitors. It focuses on the latest scientific investigations of 240 Chinese herbs and discusses important aspects including the types of inhibitors in the herbs, level of potency, mechanisms, and the advances in modification and formulation. Some excellent formulations from nano-particulates and immunotoxins in cancer inhibitors are also included in this comprehnsive resource.