Beneficial Effects of Propolis on Human Health and Chronic Diseases. Volume 1

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Tahira Farooqui and Akhlaq A. Farooqui (Editors)
The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, USA

Series: Botanical Research and Practices, Medicine and Biology Research Developments
BISAC: HEA000000

Propolis is a natural product, collected by honeybees Apis mellifera, from various plant sources. Honeybees use it for the construction and repair of their hive as well as for defense purposes. Propolis has gained popularity in alternative medicine. It is extensively used as a popular remedy in foods and beverages. This book presents the chemical composition and biological activities of propolis from different regions of the globe. (Imprint: Nova Biomedical )

 

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Preface
(Tahira Farooqui and Akhlaq A. Farooqui)

Foreword
(George Burdock)

Volume I. Beneficial Effects of Propolis on Human Health and Chronic Diseases

Chapter 1. Chemical Properties of Different Propolis Types in Relation to Their Biological Activity
(Vassya Bankova and Boryana Trusheva)

Chapter 2. Propolis: A Complex Product with Mixed Origin
(Antonio Salatino and Maria Luiza Faria Salatino)

Chapter 3. Seasonal Variation in the Composition and the Antimicrobial and Antioxidant Activities of Propolis
(Eduardo Morgado Schmidt and Alexandra Christine Helena Frankland Sawaya)
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Chapter 4. Which Flavonoids are Responsible for Anti-inflammatory and Anti-allergic Activities of Propolis?
(Salvatore Chirumbolo)

Chapter 5. Can Propolis Affect Immunity?
(José Maurício Sforcin and Bruno José Conti)

Chapter 6. Chemical Composition, Antiviral and Antimicrobial Activities of Egyptian Propolis
(Faten K. Abd El-Hady)

Chapter 7.Macaranga tanarius, Plant Origin of the Propolis Collected in Okinawa, Japan
(Shigenori Kumazawa)

Chapter 8.Argentine Propolis: Its Flavonoid and Chalcone Content and Its Relation with the Functional Properties
(María Inés Isla, María Inés Nieva Moreno, Iris Catiana Zampini, Eliana Solórzano, Fatima Carolina Danert, Nancy Vera, Jorge Sayago, Enrique Bedascarrabure, Luis Maldonado and Roxana Mabel Ordoñez)
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Chapter 9. Structural Basis of Antimicrobial Activity of Mediterranean Propolis
(Milena P. Popova)

Chapter 10. The Antimicrobial Properties of Propolis
(Yuva Bellik and Laïd Boukraâ)

Chapter 11.Propolis Mediated Therapeutic Potential of HEDTA Against Beryllium Induced Toxicological Consequences
(Satendra Kumar Nirala, Monika Bhadauria, Sangeeta Shukla, Asha Mathur, Ramesh Mathur)

Chapter 12. A Sticky Problem: Unraveling the Health Benefits of Polyphenols in Propolis
(Evan Paul Cherniack)

Chapter 13.Comparison of Propolis and Honey using standardized Methods
(Raúl C Peña and Gloria Montenegro)

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