CHEMISTRY OF NATURAL PRODUCTS

Course Information
TitleΧΗΜΕΙΑ ΦΥΣΙΚΩΝ ΠΡΟΙΟΝΤΩΝ (Ε) / CHEMISTRY OF NATURAL PRODUCTS
CodeΝΠ44
FacultyHealth Sciences
SchoolPharmacy
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
CommonNo
StatusActive
Course ID180000285

Programme of Study: Programme of Studies 2008-

Registered students: 29
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
CoreElective Courses844

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours4
Class ID
600137850
Type of the Course
  • Scientific Area
Course Category
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
Aims of the course: Understanding by the students of the techniques used for the extraction, isolation and determination of the bioactive constituents of medicinal plants. In order to achieve these objectives, the most recent analytical methods and techniques are presented. Moreover, in the laboratory work the students will know these techniques. Skills: Familiarity with analytical methods of medicinal plants.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Respect natural environment
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
Contents of the course: Refers to extraction and isolation techniques from plant raw materials, analytical methods and structure elucidation, as well as methods of quality control. The most recent analytical techniques, spectroscopy and spectrometry methods used in the study of bioactive plant constituents are discussed. LABORATORY WORK: Isolation and analysis of essential oils from aromatic plants. Extraction, isolation, analysis and identification of non-volatile secondary metabolites from plants.
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures26
Laboratory Work26
Total52
Student Assessment
Description
Written exam at the end of the semester. The examination at the end of the semester is performed at dates, time and place arranged by the department The duration of the examination is 3 hours.
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Summative)
Bibliography
Additional bibliography for study
1. European Pharmacopoeia 5. 2. The Medicinal Plant Industry, Ed. by R.O.B. Wijesekera, CRC Press, Boston, London 1991. 3. High Resolution Gas Chromatography, P. Sandra Ed. by K.J. Hyver 3rd Edition Hewlett-Packard 1989. 4. Progress in Essential Oil Research, Ed. by E.J. Brunke, Walter de Gruyter Berlin-N. York 1986. 5. Preparative Chromatography Techniques (Applications in Natural Product Isolation) K. Hostettmann, M. Hostettmann, A. Marston Springer Verlag, Berlin, Heidelberg, N. York 1986. 6. Introduction to Open Tubular Columns, L.S. Ettre, Ed. by Perkin-Elmer, Connecticut 1978. 7. Qualitative Analysis of Flavour and Fragrance Volatiles by Capillary Gas Chromatography, W. Jennings, T. Shibamoto, Academic Press New York 1980 8. Σημείωσεις που διανέμονται από τον διδάσκοντα
Last Update
21-10-2019