PHAR 439 Phytochemistry II

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PHAR 439 Phytochemistry II


Department offering the course: Pharmaceutical Sciences    
Level [Semester]: Fourth [Spring]    

Basic Information
Total Credit Hours: 3
Lecture: 2
Practical: 2
                       
Professional Information
Overall Aims of Course
The course aims to provide students with the specialist knowledge regarding the chemical constituents of crude drugs containing plant alkaloids in addition to medicinal plants tissue culture; focusing on concepts and practical skills about methods of extraction, identification, qualitative and quantitative determinations, beside good information about structural activity relation-ships, stability of medicinal plants constituents and their pharmacological importance. In addition, ability of analyzing, interpreting and evaluating chemical constituents of crude drugs and pharmaceutical preparations were highlighted.

Pre-requisite: PHAR 308 Phytochemistry I

Time Table:
Lab:     
Tue 10:00am - 12:00 pm
Tue 12:00 pm- 2:00 pm    
Thu 08 am - 10:00 am
Thu 10:00 am -12:00 pm

Office Hours:        
Thu 12:00 pm -2:00 pm

Assessment  Methods:
- Written examinations to assess knowledge base  and intellectual qualities
- Oral examination to assess knowledge base and transferable skills
- Practical examination to assess practical and professional skills
- Individual and or group assignments to assess (knowledge base and group oral presentations, professional skills, transferable skills)

List of References

- British  and USP Pharmacopoeias
- British Herbal Pharmacopoeia 1996.