Advances in Natural Product Chemistry: Benefits of Evidence-Based Chinese Medicine

July 25, 2013

Jars of Chinese herbs

Chinese medicine is a rich source of pharmacologically active substances. How can we best tap the wealth of past empirical experience to enhance future therapeutic advancement? Better understanding of the chemistry of medicinal herbs would enhance the exploration of new therapeutic benefits and product development. This presentation provides an overview of innovative research for quality assurance, identification of active components, and understanding of the molecular mechanisms of multi-component herbal medicines.

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What You Will Learn

  • Standardization of herbal preparations by the “omics”-technologies
  • Scientific approaches to understanding the multi-target therapeutic concept of herbal medicine
  • Synergy research on Chinese medicine

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Chun-Tao Che
University of Illinois at Chicago