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The chemistry of plants.

phy′to·chem′ist n.


(Chemistry) the branch of chemistry concerned with plants, their chemical composition and processes
ˌphytoˈchemist n


(ˌfaɪ təˈkɛm ə stri)

the branch of biochemistry dealing with plants and plant processes.
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Noun1.phytochemistry - the branch of organic chemistry dealing with the chemistry of plants
organic chemistry - the chemistry of compounds containing carbon (originally defined as the chemistry of substances produced by living organisms but now extended to substances synthesized artificially)
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Phytochemistry 27: 753-755; (b) Tomas-Barberan FA, Tomas-Lorente F, Rumbero A (1990) Antifungal phloroglucinol derivatives and lipophilic flavonoids from Helichrysum decumbens.
Tenders are invited for Delivery of solvents and chemicals for the needs of the Institute of Organic Chemistry with Center of Phytochemistry, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences
Chemistry Meetings would discuss various topics related to Biochemistry, Petroleum and Petrochemicals, Nuclear Chemistry, Polymer Chemistry, Pharmacognosy & Phytochemistry, Stereochemistry, Clinical Chemistry, Medicinal & Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Industrial Chemistry and Environmental Chemistry.
The award recognizes Nonato's pioneering study on the phytochemistry and biological activities of the Philippine-grown species of the pandan plant that she started in 1991.
Oligofurostanosides from Solanum nigrum," Phytochemistry, 22: 1241-1244: (1983)
The first, Phytochemistry 101 for Cosmetic Chemists is July 18.
The botanical garden play a role of discipline of research and development into plant taxonomy and genetics, phytochemistry, useful properties, informing selection of plants that can withstand degraded and changing environments (especially important in face of the threats posed by climate change), Mahmood Nasir told the participants.
He has a degree in chemistry from California State University Long Beach, and has authored numerous journal articles on phytochemistry and analytical techniques for the natural products and nutraceutical industry.
Among the topics are the taxonomy with special attention to the molecular analysis of Nunavik (Quebec) populations, phytochemistry, cultivation in Europe, disease of wild and cultivated Rhodiola rosea, pharmacological activities, evidence-based efficacy and effectiveness of Rhodiola rosea SHR-5 extract in treating stress-associated and age-associated disorders, and toxicology and safety.
As a continuation of our research on the phytochemistry of Venezuelan Andean Flora, we tackle the study of Chaptalia meridensis (Fig.
This method can be considered a good replacement for chemical reduction methods, and it can extend the application of nanoparticles in intra-major sciences, including phytochemistry, medical sciences, pharmaceutics and so on.
Plants as a source of bacterial resistance modulators and anti-infective agents; Phytochemistry Reviews, 4:63-78.