7. Arabinogalactan in Clinical Use

  1. Abraham J. Domb4,
  2. Neeraj Kumar5 and
  3. Aviva Ezra4
  1. Rajendra P. Pawar1,
  2. Babasaheb A. Kushekar1,
  3. Bhaskar S. Jadhav1,
  4. Kiran R. Kharat2,
  5. Ravikumar M. Borade3 and
  6. Abraham J. Domb4

Published Online: 3 MAY 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781118015810.ch7

Biodegradable Polymers in Clinical Use and Clinical Development

Biodegradable Polymers in Clinical Use and Clinical Development

How to Cite

Pawar, R. P., Kushekar, B. A., Jadhav, B. S., Kharat, K. R., Borade, R. M. and Domb, A. J. (2011) Arabinogalactan in Clinical Use, in Biodegradable Polymers in Clinical Use and Clinical Development (eds A. J. Domb, N. Kumar and A. Ezra), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118015810.ch7

Editor Information

  1. 4

    Institute for Drug Design, Medicinal Chemistry, School of Pharmacy – Faculty of Medicine, The Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel

  2. 5

    Department of Pharmaceutics, National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research (NIPER), S.A.S. Nagar, Punjab, India

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Chemistry, Deogiri College, Aurangabad, Maharashtra, India

  2. 2

    Department of Biotechnology, Deogiri College, Aurangabad, Maharashtra, India

  3. 3

    Department of Chemistry, Government Arts and Science College, Aurangabad, Maharashtra, India

  4. 4

    Institute for Drug Design, Medicinal Chemistry, School of Pharmacy – Faculty of Medicine, The Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 3 MAY 2011
  2. Published Print: 20 JUN 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470424759

Online ISBN: 9781118015810

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Keywords:

  • arabinogalactan in clinical use, biologically active arabinogalactan - isolated from roots of Angelica acutiloba;
  • natural killer (NK) cytotoxicity, and human NK cytotoxicity - “the ability of spontaneous cytotoxicity against tumor and virus-infected cells”;
  • arabinogalactan biosynthesis in mycobateria tuberculosis - three steps

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Natural Killer (NK) Cytotoxicity

  • Arabinogalactan Proteins (AGPs)

  • Medicinal Applications

  • Side Effects and Toxicity

  • Conclusions

  • References