CH 420 Medicinal Plant Chemistry I 5 cr.  (3-0-6)
  • Offered: Fall
  • Prerequisites: BI 230, CH 389 and CH 435 (or concurrent enrollment in CH 435), or instructor permission.
  • Bulletin Year: 2018 - 2019 Undergraduate Bulletin

Structure and chemical properties of plant secondary metabolites, including alkaloids, terpenoids and flavonoids. Students will plan their research projects and will begin cultivation of the plants they will use. They will also learn about methods of extraction, analysis of plant secondary metabolites and principles of good laboratory practice (glp).