Course: B Pharmacy 3rd Year, 5th Semester
Name of the Subject: Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry-II (Theory)
Subject Code: BP504T
Contents of the Topics
|Learning Objectives||Teaching Guidelines||Methodology||Time(Hrs)|
|1||Metabolic pathways in higher plants and their determination
||( BY the end of lesson student should be able to)
Describe the various biosynthetic pathways and their investigation
||—Didactic lecture through power point projection and
—-Use of chemdraw software.
|2||General introduction, composition, chemistry & chemical classes, general methods of extraction & analysis, biosources, therapeutic uses and commercial applications of following secondary metabolites:
Alkaloids: Vinca, Rauwolfia, Belladonna, Opium,
Phenylpropanoids and Flavonoids: Lignans, Tea, Ruta
Steroids, Cardiac Glycosides & Triterpenoids: Liquorice, Dioscorea, DigitalisVolatile oils: Mentha, Clove, Cinnamon, Fennel, Coriander.
Iridoids, other terpenoids & Naphthaquinones: Gentian, Artemisia, taxus, carotenoids
|describe modern extraction techniques, characterization and identification of phytoconstituents.||Alkaloids
Biological Source, Morphological Characters, Chemical Constituents and therapeutic uses of following drugs:
Volatile oils: Mentha, Clove, Cinnamon, Fennel, Coriander.
|Instructive and video tutorials.||20|
|3||Industrial production, estimation and utilization of the following phytoconstituents:
Forskolin, Sennoside, Artemisinin, Diosgenin, Digoxin, Atropine, Podophyllotoxin, Caffeine,
Taxol, Vincristine and Vinblastine
|Describe the production and utilization of phytoconstituents at industrial scale.||Industrial production, estimation and utilization of the following phytoconstituents:
||—Instructive —-video Lectures
|4||Basics of Phytochemistry
Modern methods of extraction, application of latest techniques like Spectroscopy, chromatography and electrophoresis in the isolation, purification and identification of crude drugs.
|Explain the techniques extraction, isolation, characterization and identification of phytoconstituents||Extraction
|Instructive, Power point presentation and video tutorials.||10|