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Course, academic year 2019/2020
  
Plant Remedies and Traditional Medicine - N342025
Title: Rostlinné léky a tradiční medicina
Guaranteed by: Department of Chemistry of Natural Compounds (342)
Actual: from 2018
Semester: summer
Points: summer s.:3
E-Credits: summer s.:3
Examination process: summer s.:
Hours per week, examination: summer s.:2/0 Ex [hours/week]
Capacity: unknown / unknown (unknown)
Min. number of students: unlimited
Language: Czech
Teaching methods: full-time
Level:  
For type:  
Note: course can be enrolled in outside the study plan
enabled for web enrollment
Guarantor: Lapčík Oldřich prof. Dr. RNDr.
Mikšátková Petra PharmDr. Ph.D.
Is interchangeable with: B342006
Examination dates   Schedule   
Annotation -
Last update: TAJ342 (01.10.2013)
The course is designated to first and second year Bc. students. The aim is to provide insight into the area of plant remedies used both in traditional medicine, e.g. in the form of galenic preparations, as well as plant sources for drug substances isolation. Chemical structures of active compounds are explained at a general level. For understanding, secondary school level of chemistry knowledge is sufficient.
Aim of the course -
Last update: TAJ342 (01.10.2013)

Students will be able to:

Understand basic terms of natural medicines field and galenic preparations

Give basic types of pharmacological activities and representative examples of their botanical sources

Have an overview of scientific literature in the field of phytopharmacology and etnobotanics

Literature
Last update: TAJ342 (01.10.2013)

A: Wood M.: The Book of Herbal Wisdom: Using Plants as Medicines, North Atlantic Books, 1997 (978-1556432323)

Learning resources -
Last update: TAJ342 (01.10.2013)

Lecture notes

Syllabus
Last update: TAJ342 (01.10.2013)

1. Historical introduction, basic concepts, literature

2. Drugs and drug forms, mechanisms of effect

3. Alkaloids, alkaloid types, occurrence, isolation

4. Alkaloids - compounds used and misused

5. Monoterpenes, plant essential oil

6. Diterpenes, cytostatics and poisons

7. Triterpenes and plant steroids, carotenoids

8. Cardiac glycosides

9. Saponins, cyanogenic glycosides, glucosinolates

10. Simple phenols, natural preservants and disinfection

11. Flavonoids and lignans, phyto estrogenes

12. Tannins, chinons

13. Plant amino acids and proteins

14. Weed or panacea? Course summary

Registration requirements -
Last update: TAJ342 (01.10.2013)

None

Course completion requirements - Czech
Last update: Lapčík Oldřich prof. Dr. RNDr. (19.11.2012)

Předmět je zakončen zkouškou, která má písemnou a ústní část.

Teaching methods
Activity Credits Hours
Účast na přednáškách 1 28
Příprava na přednášky, semináře, laboratoře, exkurzi nebo praxi 1 28
Příprava na zkoušku a její absolvování 1 28
3 / 3 84 / 84
Coursework assessment
Form Significance
Regular attendance 30
Examination test 30
Oral examination 40

 
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