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Education Courses Carcinogenic and anticarcinogenic plants

Carcinogenic and anticarcinogenic plants

Language
English
Nature
optional B
Method of evaluation
semi-final examination
Semester in the curriculum
2
Credits
2
Lectures
15
Specialization
veterinary (English)
Documents
Documents
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Course description

Some plant species contain active substances that, when used for a long time, can induce carcinogenesis. One of the aims of our subject is to present these important plants and their active ingredients. The plant world has many plants that, through their various active ingredients, can slow or stop and reverse the process of carcinogenesis. The majority of the lectures deals with these plants, their active ingredients and their effects.

Responsibleteacher (e-mail):

Dr. Vetter János ([Click to see email])

Lectures theme

Week /Lectures

1.
Introduction. Process of carcinogenesis; the carcinogenic factors.

2.
Carcinogenic plants I.: Pteridium aquilinum, Senecio spp., Tussilago farfara

3.
Carcinogenic plants II.: Symphytum officinale, Petasites spp.,

4.
Carcinogenic plants III.: Crotalaria spectabilis, Aristolochia clematitis

5.
Carcinogenic plants IV.: Asarum europaeum, Acorus calamus, Euphorbia spp.

6.
Anticarcinogenic plants I. Taxus baccata, Astragalus spp., Trigonella foenum-graecum

7.
Anticarcinogenic plants II.: Glycyrrhiza glabra, Glycine max, Taraxacum officinale

8.
Anticarcinogenic plants III.: Silybum marianum, Mentha piperita, Origanum vulgare

9.
Anticarcinogenic plants IV.: Brassica oleracea convar. italica, Viscum album, Hippophae rhamnoides

10.
Anticarcinogenic plants V.: Vaccinium spp., Hypericum perforatum, Rubus spp.

11.
Anticarcinogenic plants VI. Citrus spp., Capsicum annuum, Panax spp.

12.
Anticarcinogenic plants VII. Camellia sinensis, Allium sativum

13.
Anticarcinogenic plants VIII. Crocus sativus, Curcuma longa

14.
Summary of anticarcinogenic plants and their active components

15.
Consultation

Evaluation description

Written exam at the end of semester.

Exam information

Written exam at the end of semester.