Author(s): Saklani A, Kutty SK
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Abstract Plants remain an important source of new drugs, new drug leads and new chemical entities. The plant-based drug discovery resulted mainly in the development of anticancer and anti-infectious agents and continues to contribute to the new leads in clinical trials. A total of 91 plant-derived compounds in clinical trials as of September 2007 are described in this review. A summary of the plant-based drugs launched during 2000-2006 is given.
This article was published in Drug Discov Today
and referenced in Journal of Clinical Toxicology