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    Mohd Sayeed Akhtar, Mallappa Kumara Swamy, Uma Rani Sinniah, editors.
    Summary: Bioactive compounds produced by natural sources, such as plants, microbes, endophytic fungi, etc., can potentially be applied in various fields, including agriculture, biotechnology and biomedicine. Several bioactive compounds have proved to be invaluable in mediating plant-microbe interactions, and promoting plant growth and development. Due to their numerous health-promoting properties, these compounds have been widely used as a source of medication since ancient times. However, there is an unprecedented need to meet the growing demand for natural bioactive compounds in the flavor and fragrance, food, and pharmaceutical industries. Moreover, discovering new lead molecules from natural sources is essential to overcoming the rising number of new diseases. In this regard, natural bioactive compounds hold tremendous potential for new drug discovery. Therefore, this field of research has become a vital area for researchers interested in understanding the chemistry, biosynthetic mechanisms, and pharmacological activities of these bioactive metabolites. This book describes the basics of bioactive plant compounds, their chemical properties, and their pharmacological biotechnological properties with regard to various human diseases and applications in the drug, cosmetics and herbal industries. It offers a valuable asset for all students, educators, researchers, and healthcare experts involved in agronomy, ecology, crop science, molecular biology, stress physiology, and natural products.

    Chapter 1. Production and Application of Novel of Bio-active Compounds by Endophytic Microbes
    Chapter 2. Endophytes
    The Unmapped Repository For Natural Products
    Chapter 3. Microbial Hosts as a Promising Platform for Polyphenols Production
    Chapter 4. Endolichenic fungi From Common Lichens as New Sources for Valuable Bio-active Compounds
    Chapter 5. Strategic Approaches for the Purification of Glycosides from Natural Sources
    Chapter 6. Natural Products-Based Pancreatic Lipase Inhibitors for Obesity Treatment
    Chapter 7. Natural compounds extracted from medicinal plants and their applications
    Chapter 8. Seed Oils as a Source of Natural Bioactive Compounds
    Chapter 9. Essential Oils Extracted from Medicinal Plants and their Applications
    Chapter 10. Cellulose-based hydrogels: Present and Future
    Chapter 11. Influence of Elicitors and Eustressors on the Production of Plant Secondary Metabolites
    Chapter 12. KRAS as potential target in colorectal cancer therapy
    Chapter 13. Recent insights on the anticancer properties of flavonoids: Prospective candidates for cancer chemoprevention and therapy
    Chapter 14. Natural Compounds Extracted from Moringa oleifera and their Agricultural Applications
    Chapter 15. Natural compound from genus Brassica and their therapeutical activities
    Chapter 16. Antibacterial and Antifungal Agents of Higher Plants
    Chapter 17. Bio-active Compounds Isolated from Neem tree and their Applications
    Chapter 18. Role of Plant Secondary Metabolites as Antidiabetic Agents
    Chapter 19. Plant metabolites and Pharmacological activities of Leptadenia pyrotechnica (Forssk.) Decne
    Chapter 20. Functioning of Organosulfur Compounds from Garlic (Allium sativum Linn) in targeting risk factors mediated Atherosclerosis: A Crosstalk between Alternative and Modern Medicine
    Chapter 21. Biological activities and nutritional value of Physalis peruviana L
    Chapter 22. Yield, Chemical Composition and Biological Evaluation of the Essential Oil of Baccharis Milleflora in the Atlantic Rain Forest of the Paran√° State in Brazil.
    Digital Access Springer 2019