Search for dissertations about: "medicinal plants"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 30 swedish dissertations containing the words medicinal plants.

  1. 1. Macrocyclic polypeptides from plants

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Ulf Göransson; Uppsala universitet.; [2002]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Pharmaceutical chemistry; Farmaceutisk kemi; PHARMACY Pharmaceutical chemistry; FARMACI Farmaceutisk kemi; Pharmacognosy; Farmakognosi;

    Abstract : The aim of this work was to explore the structural and functional diversity of polypeptides that are found in plants. Expanding knowledge of simililarities between plant use of these compound and animal use promises exceptional opportunities for finding, from plant research, new structures with biomedical and biotechnological potential. READ MORE

  2. 2. Secondary Metabolites from Mozambican Plants

    University dissertation from Lund University, Faculty of Science, Department of Chemistry, Centre for Analysis and Synthesis

    Author : Julião Monjane; [2017-11]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Secondary metabolites; Mozambique; Medicinal plants; Isolation; Structural elucidation; Antileishmanial activity;

    Abstract : Products derived from different natural sources have been used for thousands of years by human beings for their everyday needs. Out of these natural sources, plants were the most affordable. Plant-derived products were used for shelter, food, and as medicines. READ MORE

  3. 3. Nutri-medicinal plants used in the management of HIV/AIDS opportunistic infections in western Uganda documentation, phytochemistry and bioactivity evaluation

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Savina Asiimwe; KTH.; [2015]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Ethnobotanical study; Medicinal plants; HIV; AIDS; opportunistic infections; bacteria; fungi; GC-MS; phytochemistry; SPME; antioxidant; histopathology; biochemistry; hematology; western Uganda.; Kemi; Chemistry;

    Abstract : As a result of the AIDS epidemic, many people are immunocompromised and opportunistic infections are common. Medicinal plants constitute one of the fundaments of HIV treatment and are commonly used in management of HIV–related ailments, and also to counteract the side effects of antiretroviral therapy. READ MORE

  4. 4. Natural Products from Cameroonian Medicinal Plants

    University dissertation from Department of Bioorganic Chemistry, Lund University

    Author : Apollinaire Tsopmo; [2002]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Växtbiokemi; Plant biochemistry; antiplasmodial.; antitrypanosomal; diarylheptanoids; terpenoids; flavonoids; aframodial; Aframomum; Reneilmia cincinnata; Dorstenia; Euphorbia; Lepidobotrys staudtii; Pentadiplandra brazzeanea; Vernonia guineensis; Natural products; Myrica arborea;

    Abstract : Natural product chemistry is a main research area in Cameroon, as well as for the division of Bioorganic Chemistry at Lund Institute of Technology. A review of the results obtained recently with Cameroonian medicinal plants shows that a large number of compounds, many with complex structures, have been isolated and characterised, and the work presented in this thesis is part of this effort. READ MORE

  5. 5. Natural Products from Highland and Medicinal Plants from Bolivia

    University dissertation from Lund University

    Author : Yonny Flores; [2007]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Defense mechanism; Bolivian plants; Organic chemistry; Organisk kemi; Secondary Metabolites;

    Abstract : Bolivia is located in the central part of South America and has a large varied ecology - the Amazonas rainforests, the dry forests of the Chaco, the mist forests, the punas and high Andean vegetation. Plants that live in the Bolivia highlands have developed physical and chemicals defense mechanisms to survive in the hard environment of the region. READ MORE