Molecular And Therapeutic Actions Of Thymoquinone: Actions Of Thymoquinone by Hina YounusMolecular And Therapeutic Actions Of Thymoquinone: Actions Of Thymoquinone by Hina Younus

Molecular And Therapeutic Actions Of Thymoquinone: Actions Of Thymoquinone

byHina Younus

Hardcover | May 4, 2018

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Throughout history black seeds,Nigella sativaseeds, have been highly revered for its medicinal properties. Thymoquinone (TQ), an active principle component of the volatile oil of black cumin seeds, is an emerging natural compound with a wide range of medical applications, and has several beneficial pharmacological actions i.e anti-oxidant, anti-diabetic, anti-inflammatory, anti-microbial, anti-tumor, anti-mutagenic, anti-epileptic, hepatoprotective, neuroprotective, and nephroprotective. As such, it is important to move TQ from the bench to bedside. This book illustrates the therapeutic importance of TQ, offering a detailed account of some of its molecular and therapeutic properties, and discussing in depth its anti-diabetic, anti-cancer, anti-oxidant, anti-inflammatory, anti-microbial, anti-epileptic and hepatoprotective actions. Lastly, the book examines the future prospects of TQ research and its use as a pharmaceutical.


Dr. Hina Younus is an associate professor at the Interdisciplinary Biotechnology Unit, Aligarh Muslim University, India. She has more than 14 years of teaching and research experience, and her specialization is in enzymology. Her current research interests are in the glycation of enzymes and its protection by natural compounds, studies...
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Title:Molecular And Therapeutic Actions Of Thymoquinone: Actions Of ThymoquinoneFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:85 pages, 23.5 × 15.5 × 2.49 inShipping dimensions:23.5 × 15.5 × 2.49 inPublished:May 4, 2018Publisher:Springer NatureLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:9811087997

ISBN - 13:9789811087998

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Table of Contents

Module 1 . Introduction.-Module 2. Anti-diabetic action of thymoquinone.-Module 3 . Anti-cancer action of thymoquinone.-Module 4 . Anti-microbial action of thymoquinone.-Module 5. Hepatoprotective action of thymoquinone.-Module 6. Anti-epileptic action of thymoquinone.-Module 7. Anti-epileptic action of thymoquinone.-Module 8. Index.