Medicinal Plants as Potential Sources of Lead Compounds with Anti-Platelet and Anti-Coagulant Activ

Author(s): T. K. Chua, H. L. Koh

Journal Name: Mini-Reviews in Medicinal Chemistry

Volume 6 , Issue 6 , 2006

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Medicinal plants are potential sources of lead compounds which can be further developed or optimised into novel therapeutics. This paper gives an overview of drug discovery from plants and an up-todate and comprehensive review of plants and phytoconstituents reported to have anti-platelet and anticoagulant activities.

Keywords: Medicinal plants, anti-platelet, anti-coagulant, phytopharmaceuticals, potential sources, drug discovery, lead compounds

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Year: 2006
Page: [611 - 624]
Pages: 14
DOI: 10.2174/138955706777435751
Price: $65

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