Therapeutic Study of Phytochemicals Against Cancer and Alzheimer’s Disease Management

Author(s): Syed Sayeed Ahmad, Tayyaba Waheed, Sayed Rozeen, Sufia Mahmood, Mohammad Amjad Kamal*.

Journal Name: Current Drug Metabolism

Volume 20 , Issue 13 , 2019

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Background: Phytochemicals are a significant piece of conventional prescription and have been researched in detail for conceivable consideration in current drug discovery. Medications and plants are firmly identified for traditional prescriptions and ethnomedicines that are basically arranged from plants. Recognizing the medical advantages of phytochemicals is of fundamental advancement in medication and useful sustenance improvement. Secondary metabolites of different plants have been customarily used for the improvement of human wellbeing. The phytochemicals are diets rich, which can upgrade neuroplasticity and protection from neurodegeneration.

Results: Phytochemicals keep on entering clinical preliminaries or provide leads for the synthesis of medicinal agents. Phytochemicals are a great extent cancer prevention agents in nature at lower concentrations and under favorable cell conditions that adequately avoid the oxidation of different molecules that have an ability to produce free radicals and thus protect the body.

Conclusion: The purpose of this review is to describe the use of phytochemicals against cancer and Alzheimer’s disease treatment.

Keywords: Phytochemicals, Alzheimer's disease, cancer, nanotechnology, databases, metabolites.

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Year: 2019
Page: [1006 - 1013]
Pages: 8
DOI: 10.2174/1389200221666200103092719
Price: $58

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