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Pharmacognosy is the study of medicines or crude drugs produced from natural sources such as plants, microbes, and animals. It includes analysis of their biological, chemical, biochemical, and physical properties.
Research team identifies new class of antibiotics to fight drug resistance

Research team identifies new class of antibiotics to fight drug resistance

UIC scientists identify new chemical compound to stop bacteria from causing sickness

UIC scientists identify new chemical compound to stop bacteria from causing sickness

Licorice could pose health risk by interacting with medications

Licorice could pose health risk by interacting with medications

Plant compound found to be effective against drug-resistant HIV

Plant compound found to be effective against drug-resistant HIV

Natural compound in grape seed extract could increase strength, life of composite-resin fillings

Natural compound in grape seed extract could increase strength, life of composite-resin fillings

Researchers finding way to manipulate signals in bacteria to reduce infections

Researchers finding way to manipulate signals in bacteria to reduce infections

Two widely prescribed antibiotics may combat bacteria differently than previously thought

Two widely prescribed antibiotics may combat bacteria differently than previously thought

Hops extract activates chemical pathway in cells to help prevent breast cancer

Hops extract activates chemical pathway in cells to help prevent breast cancer

Scientists discover genetic pathway responsible for brain development

Scientists discover genetic pathway responsible for brain development

ABC Varro E. Tyler Commercial Investment in Phytomedicinal Research Award presented to Wakunaga

ABC Varro E. Tyler Commercial Investment in Phytomedicinal Research Award presented to Wakunaga

Crowdsourcing fungal metabolites with antitumor activity: an interview with Dr. Robert H. Cichewicz, University of Oklahoma

Crowdsourcing fungal metabolites with antitumor activity: an interview with Dr. Robert H. Cichewicz, University of Oklahoma

Scientists discover crucial role of nitric oxide in cellular signaling and health

Scientists discover crucial role of nitric oxide in cellular signaling and health

UIC College of Pharmacy receives grant to train students in natural product drugs

UIC College of Pharmacy receives grant to train students in natural product drugs

Researchers identifiy elusive anti-cancer property of vitamin E

Researchers identifiy elusive anti-cancer property of vitamin E

Five early career women scientists receive 2013 Elsevier Foundation Awards

Five early career women scientists receive 2013 Elsevier Foundation Awards

U.S. Pharmacopeial announces winners of 2012-13 Global Fellowship awards

U.S. Pharmacopeial announces winners of 2012-13 Global Fellowship awards

Sarawak Biodiversity Centre in Malaysia, OSU to develop and commercialize anticancer agent

Sarawak Biodiversity Centre in Malaysia, OSU to develop and commercialize anticancer agent

Aethic, King's College London to develop first sunscreen based on mycosporine-like amino acids

Aethic, King's College London to develop first sunscreen based on mycosporine-like amino acids

International Congress on Natural Products Research to be held in New York City

International Congress on Natural Products Research to be held in New York City

Beta-carotene-derived molecules have opposite effect in the body

Beta-carotene-derived molecules have opposite effect in the body