Chapter 17. Natural Products from Medicinal Plants and Risk Assessment

  1. Saura C. Sahu
  1. Leila Chekir-Ghedira

Published Online: 14 OCT 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470699638.ch17

Toxicogenomics: A Powerful Tool for Toxicity Assessment

Toxicogenomics: A Powerful Tool for Toxicity Assessment

How to Cite

Chekir-Ghedira, L. (2008) Natural Products from Medicinal Plants and Risk Assessment, in Toxicogenomics: A Powerful Tool for Toxicity Assessment (ed S. C. Sahu), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470699638.ch17

Editor Information

  1. Division of Toxicology, Office of Applied Research and Safety Assessment, Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, US Food and Drug Administration, Laurel, MD 20708, USA

Author Information

  1. Faculté de Médecine Dentaire de Monastir, Lab. de Biologie Moléculaire et Cellulaire, Rue Avicenne 5000, Monastir, Tunisie

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 OCT 2008
  2. Published Print: 10 OCT 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470518236

Online ISBN: 9780470699638

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Keywords:

  • toxicogenomics and toxic agent exposure;
  • human exposure assessment and dose–concentration dependency;
  • herbal drug research DNA microarray;
  • total oligomers flavonoids (TOF) and Rhamnus alaternus extract;
  • Gingko biloba - dietary supplements;
  • medicinal plant natural product and risk assessment;
  • herbal glycosides in stroke memory problem;
  • Paeoniaeradix and apoptosis

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Advances in Risk Assessment

  • Applications of DNA Microarrays in Herbal Drug Research and Development

  • Olive Leaf Extract

  • Rhamnus alaternus

  • Pistacia lentiscus

  • Gingko biloba

  • St John's Wort and Hypericin

  • Cannabinoids

  • Catalposide (Catalpa ovata), Boswellia serata, and Inflammatory Bowel Disease

  • Herbal Glycosides

  • Genistein-treated Prostate Carcinoma Cells

  • PC-SPES and Prostate Carcinoma

  • Paeoniae radix and Apoptosis

  • Coptidis rhizoma and Berberine

  • Tripterygium Alkaloids and Apoptosis

  • Anoectochilus formosanus and Plumbagin

  • Propolis and Differentiation

  • References