APPLIED PHARMACOGNOSY

International Teaching APPLIED PHARMACOGNOSY

0712100100
DIPARTIMENTO DI FARMACIA
EQF6
HERBAL SCIENCE
2021/2022

YEAR OF COURSE 2
YEAR OF DIDACTIC SYSTEM 2020
PRIMO SEMESTRE
CFUHOURSACTIVITY
1248LESSONS
Objectives
Acquisition of knowledge on the quality control of herbal products, with the attention to regulatory aspects in Europe and in the world. Application of the acquired knowledge to critical analysis of validated protocols in the field of quality and safety of medicinal plants and herbal products.
Prerequisites
IT WILL BE USEFUL TO HAVE PASSED THE FOLLOWING COURSES: PLANT BIOLOGY, PHARMACOGNOSY, ORGANIC CHEMISTRY
Contents
QUALITY CONTROL FOR HERBAL PRODUCTS AND VALIDATION OF HERBAL MEDICINE. LEGAL REQUIREMENTS (4 H)

QUALITY AND QUALITY CONTROL: EFFICACY, SAFETY, VARIABLE COMPOSITION CONTAMINATION (4 H)

MARKER COMPOUNDS ANALYSIS AND FINGERPRINT ANALYSIS (4 H)

TAXONOMY FOR VALIDATION OF HERBAL MEDICINES (4 H)

PROTOCOLS FOR QUALITY CONTROL FOLLOWING WHO GUIDELINE ON "QUALITY CONTROL OF MEDICINAL PLANT MATERIALS" (4 H)

WHO GUIDELINES ON GOOD AGRICULTURAL AND COLLECTION PRACTICES FOR MEDICINAL PLANTS (4 H)

WHO GUIDELINES FOR ASSESSING QUALITY OF HERBAL MEDICINES WITH REFERENCE TO CONTAMINANTS AND RESIDUES (4 H)

TAXONOMY FOR VALIDATION OF HERBAL MEDICINES (4 H)

FINGERPRINT ANALYSIS IN AUTHENTICATION OF HERBAL DRUGS (4 H)

INSTRUMENTAL CHROMATOGRAPHY IN QUALITY CONTROL AND ANALYSIS: LC, GC, LC-MS, GC-MS (4 H)

QUALI-QUANTITATIVE ANALYSIS OF SPECIFIC CLASSES OF PHYTOCOMPOUNDS: ALKALOIDS (4 H)

QUALI-QUANTITATIVE ANALYSIS OF SPECIFIC CLASSES OF PHYTOCOMPOUNDS: TERPENS (4 H)

QUALI-QUANTITATIVE ANALYSIS OF SPECIFIC CLASSES OF PHYTOCOMPOUNDS: POLYPHENOLS (4 H)


Teaching Methods
LECTURES, EXERCISES
Verification of learning
EVALUATION TESTS, COMPRENSION TESTS AFTER EVERY LECTURE, AND ORAL FINAL EXAMINATION.
VERIFICATION TESTS, GIVEN AT THE END OF EACH LESSON, ARE FOCUSED TO EVALUATE THE UNDERSTANDING LEVEL AND CONSIST IN 30 QUIZS WITH A TRUE/FALSE RESPONSE OR QUIZ WITH A MULTIPLE RESPONSE. FOR EACH TEST THE STUDENTS WILL HAVE 45 MINUTES AVAILABLE. THE EVALUATION OF EACH VERIFICATION TEXT WILL BE EXPRESSED IN THIRTY.
ORAL EXAM CONSISTS IN A DISCUSSION OF THE CONTENT OF THE VERIFICATION TESTS GIVEN AFTER THE LECTURES.
ORAL EXAMINATION WILL DURING ABOUT THIRTY MINUTES AND THE EVALUATION WILL BE IN N/30.
Texts
NOTES FROM LECTURES. DIDACTICAL MATERIAL DISTRIBUTED DURING LESSONS. EVERY BOOK REPORTING THE TOPICS OF THE COURSE

QUALITY CONTROL METHODS FOR HERBAL MATERIALS, WHO, 2011

WHO GUIDELINES ON GOOD AGRICULURAL AND COLLECTION PRACTICES FOR MEDICINAL PLANTS, 2003

WHO GUIDELINES FOR ASSESSING QUALITY OF HERBAL MEDICINES WITH REFERENCE TO CONTAMINANTS AND RESIDUES, WHO, 2007
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