University of Calgary

BIOL 505 - Medicinal Plant Biochemistry - Winter 2008

This course deals with biochemical, molecular, and cellular aspects of plant metabolism, natural product diversity in the plant kingdom, and modern molecular and biochemical methods to understand plant metabolism. The focus of this course is on the metabolic pathways that are either unique to plants, or that exhibit unique features in, plants. Several key plant pathways that produce plant-derived medicines will be discussed.
This course may not be repeated for credit.


  • H(3-0)


  • Enrollment in this course may be limited. See explanation in Program section of Calendar.


  • Biology 331[BIOL331] and Biochemistry 393[BCEM393].


This course will be offered next in Winter 2009.
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