(1)Unlocking the Treasure Trove of the Amazon RainforestRunning Time : 29minutes Publication Year(JFY) : 2007
There are many medicinal plants in the Amazon rainforest,and even now indigenous people, especially sharman and medicineman use these plants and preserve much medical knowledges about those . Now, scientists focus natural compounds from medicinal plants, we will get possibility of new drug discovery to attack some diseases. In this tv-program, camera goes into the Amazon rainforest, and introduce many medicinal plants that native people use as traditional medicine. Tv-program collects data from some institutes and scientists of cutting‐edge biomaterials, and show us great efforts of scientists in Brazil and Japan.We live in the competition to asquire patents. Tv-program asks us about preservation of biodiversity and natural resauces in Amazon rainforest, and show us the light and the shadow of drug discovery.