The nutritional and medicinal value of metals, such as zinc, calcium, and iron, has been known in traditional medicine for a long time. Other metals, such as silver and gold, may also have therapeutic and health benefits. Ancient medicines have long incorporated their use in the treatment of diseases, and they have also more recently been explored

chapter 1|14 pages

Concept, Definition, and Need for Metallonutraceuticals

ByJayant Lokhande, Yashwant Pathak

chapter 2|18 pages

Roles of Metals in Metabolism

ByJatin Shah, Jayant Lokhande

chapter 3|62 pages

Ethnopharmacology and Ethnomedicine of Metals

ByJayant Lokhande, Shriniwas Samant, Ganesh Shinde, and Yashwant Pathak

chapter 4|28 pages

Characterization of Metallonutraceuticals

ByJayant Lokhande, Yashwant Pathak

chapter 6|26 pages

Therapeutic Applications of Nanometals

ByAmy Broadwater, Bhaskar Mazumder, Yashwant Pathak

chapter 7|24 pages

Metallonanotherapeutics for Neurodegenerative Diseases

ByKomal Vig, Shivani Soni

chapter 8|40 pages

Nanometals and Complexes in Cancer Diagnosis and Therapy

BySajid Bashir, Srinath Palakurthi, Hong-Cai Zhou, Jingbo Liu

chapter 9|18 pages

Application of Metals in Traditional Chinese Medicine

ByBhaskar Mazumder, Shufeng Zhou, Jiayou Wang, and Yashwant Pathak

chapter 10|20 pages

Metalloenzymes: Relevance in Biological Systems and Potential Applications

ByRavi Ramesh Pathak

chapter 11|18 pages

Application of Nanosilver in Nutraceuticals

ByPranab Jyoti Das, Bhaskar Mazumder, Charles Preuss

chapter 12|10 pages

Regulatory Pathways and Intellectual Property Rights for Metallonutraceuticals

ByVishal Kataria, Jayant Lokhande, Vrinda Vedi, Yashwant Pathak

chapter 13|34 pages

Gold Nanoparticles: A Promising Nanometallic Drug Delivery System with Many Therapeutic Applications

ByAnastasia Groshev, Danielle Dantuma, Vaibhav Alandikar, Samuel Rapaka, Yashwant Pathak, Vijaykumar Sutariya