Covers the invention, improvement, use and power use, and rules of plant-derived medicinal drugs. Describes ongoing learn for potential typical medications with anticancer and anti-infective actions. good points a few hugely promising compounds, together with artemisinin, camptothecin, forskolin, and taxol. comprises insurance of biologically energetic components of terrestrial and marine vegetation. additionally addresses the consequences of the destruction of rain forests on drug discovery.
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