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Coumarins: Biology, Applications and Mode of Action

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Coumarins: Biology, Applications and Mode of Action

Richard O'Kennedy (Editor), R. Douglas Thornes (Editor)

ISBN: 978-0-471-96997-6 March 1997 360 Pages

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Coumarins: Biology, Applications and Mode of Action predominantly focuses on the parent compound, coumarin, and its main metabolite in humans, 7-hydroxycoumarin. It describes in detail every facet of these compounds including history, toxicology, chemistry, metabolism, analysis, clinical, veterinary and other applications, their roles as immunomodulatory agents and speculates on their mode of action.
Partial table of contents:

History of the Development and Applications of Coumarin and Coumarin-related Compounds (I. Weinmann).

The Chemistry and Occurrence of Coumarins (G. Keating & R. O'Kennedy).

Coumarin as an Immunomodulator (G. Zlabinger).

Mode of Action of Coumarin in the Treatment of Thermal Injuries (N. Piller).

The Potential Role of Coumarins in the Therapy of Prostate Cancer (J. Mohler, et al.).

Clinical and Biological Observations Associated with Coumarins (R. Thornes).

Analysis of Coumarins (D. Bogan, et al.).

Suggested Modes of Action of Coumarins and Some Comments on their Significance (R. O'Kennedy & R. Thornes).

Index.