Special Indian Reprint !!
The Genus Viscum
edited by Arndt Bussing
Mistletoe: The Genus Viscum provides a comprehensive overview of current knowledge in mistletoe use from well recognized researchers from Argentina, England, Greece, Korea, Switzerland, USA and Germany.
It is an invaluable reference source for anyone with an interest in the wide range of applications of this plant and its therapeutic potential in cancer therapy.
Introduction: History of Mistletoe Uses
Viscum in the Context of its Family, Viscaceae, and its Diversity in Africa
European Mistletoe: Taxonomy, Host Trees, Parts Used, Physiology
Korean Mistletoes and Other East-Asian Populations
Mistletoes from Argentina
Ligaria cuneifolia var. cuneifolia as a Substitute for the European Mistletoe (Viscum album L.)
Cultivation and Development of Viscum album L.
The Biotechnology of Viscum album L.: Tissue Culture, Somatic Enbryogenesis and Protoplast Isolation
Chemical Constituents of European Mistletoe Viscum album L.
Isolation and Characterisation of the Main Relevant Ingredients: Lectins, Viscotoxins, Oligo-/polysaccharides, Flavonoides, Alkaloids
Biological and Pharmacological Properties of Viscum album L. From Tissue Flask to Man
Toxicology of Mistletoe and their Components
Adverse Effects during Therapy with Mistletoe Extracts
Overview on Viscum album L. Products
Pharmaceutical Quality Control of Mistletoe Preparations
Natural Versus Recombinant Mistletoe Lectin-1
The Magic Potion becomes Serious: Whole Plant Extracts vs. Defined Components