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Advanced phytomedicine 761


 
Modulekode BOT 761
Kwalifikasie Postgraduate
Fakulteit Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences
Module-inhoud

Metabolism and functions of secondary compounds such as tannins, alkaloids, terpenoids, flavonoids and free amino acids. Importance of secondary compounds in the defence mechanisms of plants. Isolation and identification of medicinal bioactive compounds from plants. Their current scope and potential applications in ethnobotany. Strategies to discover new pharmaceuticals from ethnomedicine.

Modulekrediete 10.00
Prerequisites No prerequisites.
Contact time 1 practical per week, 1 lecture per week
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Department Department of Plant and Soil Sciences
Period of presentation Semester 2

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