phytochemistry


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(fī'tō-kem'is-trē),
The biochemical study of plants; concerned with the identification, biosynthesis, and metabolism of chemical constituents of plants; especially used in regard to natural products.

phytochemistry

(fī″tō-kĕm′ĭs-trē) [″ + chemeia, chemistry]
The study of plant chemistry.
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Adachi, Phenolic plant growth inhibitors from the flowers of Cucurbita pepo, Phytochemistry, 21, 1935 (1982).
Wei, "Anthraquinone and naphthalene glycosides from Rhamnus nakaharai," Phytochemistry, vol.
Janssen et al., "Amorpha-4,11-diene synthase catalyses the first probable step in artemisinin biosynthesis," Phytochemistry, vol.
Division of Vector Biology and Phytochemistry, Department of Zoology, Annamalai University, Annamalainagar, India
Diumal and seasonal effects on the taxane content of the clippings of certain Taxus cultivars, Phytochemistry Analysis 8:124-129.
For pharmacologists, natural product chemists, skin physiologists, and dermatologists, Burlando et al., a group of Italian specialists in pharmacy and cosmetic science, physiology, botany, and environmental chemistry and phytochemistry, address the botanical, ethnopharmacological, phytochemical, and molecular aspects of botanical active ingredients used in cosmetics.
KARACHI, August 24, 2010 (Balochistan Times): The International Center for Chemical and Biological Sciences (ICCBS), Karachi University, has inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Phytochemistry Research Center (SBMUPRC), Tehran, Iran.
While traditional use is accepted as a basis for therapeutic claims in Australia, current herbal literature is increasingly focused on phytochemistry and clinical trials and replacing traditional herbal knowledge, rather than being incorporated into it.
The phytochemistry and a number of chemical constituents from the leaves, stems, and roots have been reported previously.
Integrating recent knowledge about the genus Echinacea: morphology, molecular systematics, phytochemistry. HerbalGram, 2006; 72: 32-46.
Yield decreases in California for Chenin Blanc and French Colombard grapes were estimated to range between 30 and 60%, according to a study published in Phytochemistry in 2003, with vineyards older than 20 years having a reduction of up to 83% relative to their peak productivity.
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