|Course: B Pharmacy 3rd Year, 5th Semester|
|Name of the Subject: Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry-II (Theory)|
|Subject Code: BP504T|
|Contents of the Topics||Domain||Time(Hrs)|
|Metabolic pathways in higher plants and their determination
a) Brief study of basic metabolic pathways and formation of different secondary metabolites through these pathways- Shikimic acid pathway, Acetate pathways and Amino acid pathway.
Study of utilization of radioactive isotopes in the investigation of Biogenetic studies.
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|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, Digitalis
Volatile oils: Mentha, Clove, Cinnamon, Fennel, Coriander.
Iridoids, other terpenoids & Naphthaquinones: Gentian, Artemisia, taxus, carotenoids
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|Industrial production, estimation and utilization of the following phytoconstituents:
Forskolin, Sennoside, Artemisinin, Diosgenin, Digoxin, Atropine, Podophyllotoxin, Caffeine,
Taxol, Vincristine and Vinblastine
|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.
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