Agrawal, Dinesh Chandra

Medicinal Plants and Fungi: Recent Advances in Research and Development

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Part I. Medicinal Properties/Therapeutic Effects: Medicinal Plants and Fungi

Centella asiatica, an Ayurvedic Medicinal Plant, Prevents the Major Neurodegenerative and Neurotoxic Mechanisms Associated with Cognitive Impairment
Manuj Ahuja, Mansi Patel, Mohammed Majrashi, Vanisree Mulabagal, Muralikrishnan Dhanasekaran

2. Medicinal Properties of Mediterranean Oyster Mushrooms: Species of Genus Pleurotus (Higher Basidiomycetes)
Giuseppe Venturella, Maria Letizia Gargano

Cordyceps: A Highly Coveted Medicinal Mushroom
John Holliday

4. Medicinal Mushrooms with Antiallergic Activities
Simon Merdivan, Ulrike Lindequist

5. The Bioactivity of Tiger Milk Mushroom: Malaysia’s Prized Medicinal Mushroom
Shin-Yee Fung, Chon-Seng Tan

6. Antioxidant Properties of Antrodia cinnamomea: An Extremely Rare and Coveted Medicinal Mushroom Endemic to Taiwan
K. J. Senthil Kumar, Sheng-Yang Wang

Part II. Bioactive Compounds: Medicinal Plants and Fungal Endophytes

7. The Fungal Endobiome of Medicinal Plants: A Prospective Source of Bioactive Metabolites
Sanjana Kaul, Suruchi Gupta, Supriya Sharma, Manoj K. Dhar

8. Multipotent and Poly-therapeutic Fungal Alkaloids of Claviceps purpurea

Mohammed Majrashi, Sindhu Ramesh, Jack Deruiter, Vanisree Mulabagal, Satyanarayana Pondugula, Randall Clark, Muralikrishnan Dhanasekaran

9. Recent Advance on Bioactive Compounds from the Edible and Medicinal Fungi in China
Yan-Long Yang, Qiao-Qiao Tao, Jun-Jie Han, Li Bao, Hong-Wei Liu

10. Endophytes from Malaysian Medicinal Plants as Sources for Discovering Anticancer Agents
Ling-Sze Yap, Wai-Leng Lee, Adeline-Su-Yien Ting

11. Mushrooms: A Pandora Box of Cardioprotective Phytochemicals
Marthandam Asokan Shibu, Dinesh Chandra Agrawal, Chih-Yang Huang

Part III. Production Systems and Biotechnology: Medicinal Plants and Fungi

12. Solid-State Fermentation of Plant Residues and Agro-industrial Wastes for the Production of Medicinal Mushrooms
Georgios I. Zervakis, Georgios Koutrotsios

13. Making Use of Genomic Information to Explore the Biotechnological Potential of Medicinal Mushrooms
Ursula Kües, Susanna M. Badalyan

14. Biotechnology of Medicinal Plants and Fungi in Taiwan: Production of Bioactive Secondary Metabolites in In Vitro Culture Systems
Dinesh Chandra Agrawal, Emily Chin-Fun Chen, Hung-Chi Chang, Chia-Chen Chen, Chao-Lin Kuo, Hsin-Sheng Tsay

Part IV. Resources/Techniques: Medicinal Plants and Fungi

15. Memory-Enhancing and Memory-Related Beneficial Effects of Selected Medicinal Plants from the Nigerian Flora
Taiwo O. Elufioye

16. Identification Strategies for Bioactive Secondary Metabolites of Fungal Origin
İsmail Hakkı Akgün, Fazilet Vardar-Sukan

Keywords: Life Sciences, Mycology, Plant Biochemistry, Microbiology, Plant Sciences

Publication year
Medicinal and Aromatic Plants of the World
Page amount
20 pages
Natural Sciences
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