Jun 30, 2022  
2017-2018 University Bulletin 
    
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CHEM 256 - Natural Products Chemistry in Traditional Medicine and Modern Health Care

3 hours
This course will explore the religious, ethnic, and scientific interactions of health care originating from diverse practices such as African, Amerindian, Eastern, and Western medical traditions. Herbal medicines create a connection between ancient health care practices and modern allopathic medicine. Living organisms continue to be a rich source of therapeutic preparations in the practice of both mainstream and alternative medicines. The scientific approach to the discovery, classification, and testing of pharmacological agents present in natural sources will be investigated. Lecture only.

Prerequisite(s): CHEM 253  with a minimum grade of C-.



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