CH 420 Medicinal Plant Chemistry I 5 cr.  (3-0-6)
  • Offered: Fall
  • Prerequisites: BI 230, CH 389, CH 435 (or concurrent enrollment in CH 435), and CH 450, or instructor permission.
  • Bulletin Year: 2020 - 2021 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).