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Medicinal Phytochemistry

Code 10245
Year 2
Semester S1
ECTS Credits 6
Workload PL(30H)/T(30H)
Scientific area Química Medicinal
Mode of delivery Presence with e-learning
Work placements N/A
Learning outcomes The student must identify and correlate medicinal plants and their chemical and biological properties. Relate the active constituents and its therapeutic interest. Identify the phytochemical products according to their therapeutic uses and toxicity. To know the different groups of natural compounds according to the extraction, isolation and identification of active constituents, quality control, chemical structure and structure-activity relationship.
Syllabus Main chemical constituents derived from primary metabolism: carbohydrates, vegetal lipids, compounds with nitrogen
Phenolic compounds
Terpenoids and steroids
Major medicinal plants
Methods of extraction and identification
Methods for evaluating the bioactivity - antioxidant activity
Main Bibliography 1. Pharmacognosie, phytochimie, plantes médicinales, Bruneton, J.,
Editions Techniques et Documentation, 3eme edition, 1999.
2. Farmacognosia e fitoquímica , Proença da Cunha, A. (Ed.), Fundação
Calouste Gulbenkian, 2005.
2. Trease and Evans Pharmacognosy, Evans, W.C., Edinburgh: Saunders ,
Language Portuguese. Tutorial support is available in English.
Last updated on: 2012-05-23

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