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Pharmaceuticals from Microbes

Impact on Drug Discovery

  • Divya Arora
  • Chetan Sharma
  • Sundeep Jaglan
  • Eric Lichtfouse
  • Describes the production of bioactive metabolites from microbes

  • Highlights the pharmacological potential of marine microbes

  • Explores the significant roles and functions of siderophores in the antimicrobial field

  • Gives insight in the potential of endophytic fungi and their bioactive secondary metabolites

  • Emphasizes the significance of probiotics and their specialized molecules in human health and disease as well as the role of probiotics as a dietary intervention for reducing the risk of non-alcoholic fatty liver diseases

Book

Part of the Environmental Chemistry for a Sustainable World book series (ECSW, volume 28)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. Nasib Singh, Pooja Devi Gautam, Puja Kumari Chauhan, Tanvir Kaur, Karan Singh, Joginder Singh et al.
    Pages 27-47
  3. Dipesh Dhakal, Anil Shrestha, Nguyen Huy Thuan, Vijay Rayamajhi, Ravindra Mishra, Rubin Thapa Magar et al.
    Pages 49-74
  4. Debashish Mohanta, S. Maneesha, Rajesh Ghangal, Manu Solanki, Soma Patnaik
    Pages 75-97
  5. Marta Ribeiro, Manuel Simões
    Pages 99-120
  6. Nisha Sharma, Vishal Sharma, Vidushi Abrol, Anil Panghal, Sundeep Jaglan
    Pages 121-153
  7. Bharat Bhushan, Brij Pal Singh, Mamta Kumari, Vijendra Mishra, Kamna Saini, Devender Singh
    Pages 155-206
  8. Fouad M. F. Elshaghabee, Namita Rokana, Harsh Panwar, Knut J. Heller, Jürgen Schrezenmeir
    Pages 207-223
  9. Back Matter
    Pages 225-226

About this book

Introduction

This book deals with the noteworthy advancement in the production of bioactive metabolites from microbes and their pharmacological significance. It highlights the pharmacological potential of marine microbes and endophytic fungi and their bioactive secondary metabolites. Emphasis is also given on the significance of probiotics and their specialized molecules in human health and disease as well as their role in dietary intervention for reducing the risk of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease. This work also serves as excellent reference material for researchers, students and academicians in the field of natural product chemistry, pharmacology and applied microbiology.

Keywords

Antimicrobial resistance Antiparasitic agents Bioactive compounds Drug Discovery Endophytic fungi Liver disease Marine microbes Medicinal plants Nocardia Probiotics Secondary metabolites Siderophores

Editors and affiliations

  • Divya Arora
    • 1
  • Chetan Sharma
    • 2
  • Sundeep Jaglan
    • 3
  • Eric Lichtfouse
    • 4
  1. 1.CSIR - Indian Institute of Integrative MedicineJammuIndia
  2. 2.Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Science UniversityLudhianaIndia
  3. 3.CSIR - Indian Institute of Integrative MedicineJammuIndia
  4. 4.Aix Marseille UniversityCNRS, IRD, INRA, Coll FranceCEREGE, Aix-en-ProvenceFrance

About the editors

Divya Arora is working in Microbial Biotechnology Division at CSIR- Indian Institute of Integrative Medicine, Jammu.  She has obtained her Ph.D. from the Academy of Scientific and Innovative Research (AcSIR) at the CSIR-Indian Institute of Integrative Medicine, Jammu. 

Chetan Sharma is working as Research Associate, College of Dairy Science and Technology, Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Science University, Ludhiana, India. 

Sundeep Jaglan, 38, is working as Scientist in the Microbial Biotechnology Division atthe CSIR-Indian Institute of Integrative Medicine, Jammu, India. 

Eric Lichtfouse, 58, is a biogeochemist at the University of Aix-Marseille, France. He is the inventor of carbon-13 dating and author of the book Scientific Writing for Impact Factor Journals. He is Chief Editor and founder of Environmental Chemistry Letters, Sustainable Agriculture Reviews and Environmental Chemistry for a Sustainable World (Springer Nature), and Publier La Science (INRA). His actual research interests include soil carbon sequestration and temporal pools of individual substances in complex media.

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