Department of Pharmacognosy

Department of Pharmacognosy

 

Research Areas

  • Phytochemistry (Distillation, Extraction, Isolation and Structure analyses)
  • Essential Oils
  • Flavonoids
  • Saponins
  • Phenylpropanoids (Lignans, Coumarins and Phenylethanoid glycosides)
  • Iridoids
  • Xanthons
  • Antanoids
  • Naphtalens
  • Naphtoquinones
  • Phenol glycosides
  • Tannins
  • Cyanogenetic compounds
  • Diterpenes
  • Triterpenes
  • Steroids
  • Cardioactive glycosides
  • Fatty oil
  • Marine Pharmacognosy
  • Analytical Pharmacognosy
  • Forensic Pharmacognosy
  • Pharmacopoeia analysis of plants and herbal drugs
  • Quality control analysis of natural products
  • Determination of in vitro biological activity
  • Antiinflammatory activity
  • Antigenotoxic activity (Single Cell Gel Electrophoresis)
  • Acetylcholinesterase inhibitor activity
  • Immunomodulator activity (Chemotaxis)
  • Radical scavenging activity
  • Cytotoxic activity (Cell Culture Studies)