Search for new lead compounds and drugs from higher plantskurt hostettmann
- At: 2006 FIP Congress in Salvadore (Brazil)
- Type: Presentation
- By: HOSTETTMANN, Kurt (School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Lab. of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry, Geneva, Switzerland)
Despite tremendous progress in the development of new drugs using biotechnology, genetics and genomics, the plant kingdom remains an almost unexploited reservoir of new molecules to be discovered. In the field of cancer therapy, Taxus constituents play a major role to treat breast, ovarian and lung cancers and alkaloids issued from the Chinese.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.