Study-Unit Description

Study-Unit Description


CODE AGR2561

 
TITLE Phytochemistry: Production, Processing and Standardisation

 
LEVEL 02 - Years 2, 3 in Modular Undergraduate Course

 
ECTS CREDITS 6

 
DEPARTMENT Rural Sciences and Food Systems

 
DESCRIPTION Objectives:

To introduce the student to the different classes of active mebatolites within plant species; their chemical extraction and analysis.

Contents:

The concept of metabolites' role in plants; Different Metabolites (Terpenoids, alkaloids, flavonoids, organic acids, etc.); their properties, extractability and uses in modern and traditional medicine.

Readings LIst:

Lecture handouts.

 
STUDY-UNIT TYPE Lecture

 
METHOD OF ASSESSMENT
Assessment Component/s Assessment Due Resit Availability Weighting
Assignment SEM2 Yes 30%
Assignment SEM2 Yes 30%
Examination (2 Hours) SEM2 Yes 40%

 
LECTURER/S Everaldo Attard

 
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