University of Calgary

BIOL 505 - Medicinal Plant Biochemistry - Winter 2018

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 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)


  • Enrolment in this course may be limited. See Program Details in the Faculty of Science section of this Calendar.


  • Biology 331 and Biochemistry 393.


  • Credit for Biology 505 and Botany 503 will not be allowed.


This course will be offered next in Winter 2019.
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