This first book in this three-volume set provides comprehensive coverage of a wide range of topics in phytochemistry. With chapters from professional specialists from key institutions around the world, the volume starts with an introduction to phytochemistry and details the fundamentals. Part II discusses the state-of-the-art modern methods and techniques in phytochemical research, while Part III provides an informative overview of computational phytochemistry and its applications. Part IV presents novel research findings in the discovery of drugs that will be effective in the treatment of diseases. The chapters are drawn carefully and integrated sequentially to aid flow, consistency, and continuity.

part 1|3 pages

Fundamentals of Phytochemistry

chapter 1|34 pages

Introduction To phytochemistry

ByChukwuebuka Egbuna, Jonathan c. Ifemeje, Toskë l. Kryeziu, Minakshi Mukherjee, Hameed shah, G.M. Narasimha Rao, Laurence John Francis J. Gido, Habibu Tijjani

chapter 2|42 pages

Biosynthesis of Phytochemicals

ByHabibu Tijjani, Chukwuebuka Egbuna, Luka D. Carrol

chapter 3|40 pages

Mechanisms of Plant Defense Against Pathogens: Phytoalexins Induction

ByHanan M. Al-Yousef, Musarat Amina

chapter 4|34 pages

Biological Roles of Phytochemicals

ByPeculiar Feenna Onyekere, Chioma Obianuju Peculiar-Onyekere, Helen Ogechukwu Udodeme, Daniel Okwudili Nnamani, Christopher Obodike Ezugwu

chapter 5|26 pages

Phytochemicals as Immunomodulators

ByBehnaz Aslanipour

chapter 6|18 pages

Phytochemicals as nutraceuticals and pharmafoods

ByAnywar Godwin

chapter 7|26 pages

Role of Phytochemistry in Plant Classification: Phytochemotaxonomy

ByFelix Ifeanyi Nwafor, Ifeoma Celestina Orabueze

chapter 8|22 pages

Plant Metabolomics

BySagar Satish Datir, Rakesh Mohan Jha

part 2|2 pages

Methods and Techniques

chapter 9|14 pages

Phytochemical Extraction, Isolation, and Detection Techniques

ByTemitope Temitayo Banjo, Paul Akinniyi Akinduti, Temitope Oluwabunmi Banjo, Vinesh Kumar

chapter 10|26 pages

Techniques in Phytochemotaxonomy

ByIfeoma Celestina Orabueze, Felix Ifeanyi Nwafor

chapter 11|20 pages

Chromatographical Techniques In Phytochemical Research

BySumera Javad, Shagufta Naz

chapter 14|14 pages

Analytical Techniques in Elemental Profiling

ByAndrew G. Mtewa, Annu Amanjot

chapter 15|46 pages

Phytochemical Test Methods: Qualitative, Quantitative and Proximate Analysis

ByChukwuebuka Egbuna, Jonathan C. Ifemeje, Maryann Chinenye Maduako, Habibu Tijjani, Stanley Chidi Udedi, Andrew C. Nwaka, Maryjane Oluoma Ifemeje

chapter 16|36 pages

Animal Models in Phytopharmacology

ByAhmed A. Adedeji, Mulkah O. Ajagun-Ogunleye, Marta Vicente-Crespo

chapter 17|18 pages

Toxicological Testing of Plant Products

ByMonica Neagu, Carolina Constantin

chapter 18|14 pages

Role of biostatistics in phytochemical research: emphasis on essential oil studies

ByS. Zafar Haider, Gaurav Naik, Hema Lohani, Nirpendra K. Chauhan

part 3|2 pages

Computational Phytochemistry

chapter 19|16 pages

Computational Phytochemistry in Drug Discovery: Databases and Tools

BySugumari Vallinayagam, Karthikeyan Rajendran, Vigneshkumar Sekar

chapter 20|24 pages

Stemness Modulation by Phytochemicals to Target Cancer Stem Cells

ByPrem Prakash Kushwaha, Pushpendra Singh, Shashank Kumar

chapter 21|24 pages

Targeting Cancer Cell Carbohydrate Metabolism by Phytochemicals

BySwastika Dash, Prem Prakash Kushwaha, Shashank Kumar

chapter 22|9 pages

Herbal Drug Discovery: The Envision Biotechnology Approach

ByAniko Nagy

part 4|2 pages

Phytochemical Research

chapter 24|18 pages

Phytochemical Analysis of Nigella Sativa L. Seeds Aqueous Extract by Gas Chromatography-Mass Spectroscopy and Fourier-Transform Infrared

ByN. Shaista Jabeen, L. Jagapriya, Senthilkumar Balasubramanian, K. Devi, Jaison Jeevanandam

chapter 25|13 pages

Phytochemical Studies on Five Nigerian Indigenous Vegetables

ByO. I. Faleyimu, T. Solomon, Ajiboye John Adebayo