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Pharmacognosy II - GAF148
Title: Farmakognozie II
Guaranteed by: Department of Pharmacognosy (16-16180)
Faculty: Faculty of Pharmacy in Hradec Králové
Actual: from 2016
Semester: winter
Points: 0
E-Credits: 9
Examination process: winter s.:
Hours per week, examination: winter s.:2/4, C+Ex [HT]
Capacity: unknown / unknown (unknown)
Min. number of students: unlimited
4EU+: no
Virtual mobility / capacity: no
Key competences:  
State of the course: not taught
Language: English
Teaching methods: full-time
Teaching methods: full-time
Explanation: (3.roč.F)
Note: deregister from the exam date if a requisite was not fulfilled
course can be enrolled in outside the study plan
enabled for web enrollment
Guarantor: doc. PharmDr. Lenka Tůmová, CSc.
Classification: Pharmacy > Special Core Subjects
Co-requisite : GAF126
Pre-requisite : GAF035
Interchangeability : GAF304
Is interchangeable with: GAF304
Examination dates   Schedule   
Annotation -
The subject provides students with information about therapeutics of natural origin in the term of knowledge of chemical structures of active substances, their biosynthesis, possibilities of their technological obtaining as well as therapeutic applications in human and veterinary medicine.
Last update: KUCEROVAM/FAF.CUNI.CZ (16.06.2008)
Literature -

Czech Pharmacopoeia and its Supplements

Bruneton J.: Pharmacognosy, Intercept Hampshire 1999

Tomko J. et al.: Pharmacognosy, Osveta Martin 1999

Spilková J., Dušek J.: Microscopy of drugs, Karolinum Praha 1994

Dušek J. et al.: Practical classes from Pharmacognosy, Karolinum Praha 2002

Last update: KUCEROVAM/FAF.CUNI.CZ (16.06.2008)
Syllabus -

Biogenetic system

Drug classification

Amino acids, peptides, and proteins

Carbohydrates and drugs with carbohydrate content

Cellulose, gums and mucilages, and pectin



Biosynthesis of the glycosides

Phenolic glycosides

Anthraquinone glycosides

Cyanogenic glycosides

Saponin glycosides

Cardiac glycosides


Flavonoid glycosides

Iridoid glycosides


Volatile oils, resins, and balsams


Pyridine and piperidine alkaloids

Tropane alkaloids

Quinoline alkaloids

Isoquinoline alkaloids

Indole alkaloids

Imidazole alkaloids

Steroid and terpenoid alkaloids

Purine alkaloids



Vitamins and drugs with vitamin content


Last update: KUCEROVAM/FAF.CUNI.CZ (16.06.2008)
Teaching methods -

Subject is divided into 2 half-years with lectures (2 hours per week) and practical classes. Practical classes are in the 4 th half-year within the range 2 hours weekly; in the 5 th half-year within the range 7 hours weekly.

Last update: KUCEROVAM/FAF.CUNI.CZ (16.06.2008)
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