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Academic Year 2024Year School/Graduate School School of Pharmaceutical Sciences Program of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Lecture Code I7093001 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 生薬学・薬用植物学実習
Subject Name
Subject Name in
Experiments of Pharmacognosy
マツナミ カツヨシ,ヤマノ サチコ,ヤマノ ヨシ
Campus Kasumi Semester/Term 3rd-Year,  First Semester,  First Semester
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (1st) Inte
Lesson Style Practical Lesson Style
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Lecture, practical training 
Credits 1.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction B : Japanese/English
Course Level 3 : Undergraduate High-Intermediate
Course Area(Area) 27 : Health Sciences
Course Area(Discipline) 03 : Pharmaceutical Sciences
Eligible Students Third-year undergraduates of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Keywords SDG_03, SDG_04, Isolation, NMR, MS, spectral analysis, chemical structure, Kampo prescription 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
(Applicable only to targeted subjects for undergraduate students)
Criterion referenced
(Applicable only to targeted subjects for undergraduate students)
Pharmaceutical Sciences
(Abilities and Skills)
・To be able to handle major analysis methods written in the Japanese Pharmacopoeia. ●quality ⑤

Medicinal Sciences
(Knowledge and Understanding)
・The knowledge of chemical compounds including medicine.
(Abilities and Skills)
・Development of knowledge of chemical compounds including medicine. (application)
・To be able to basically treat major chemical agents, substances related to the living body, and microbes.
(Comprehensive Abilities)
・1. The active attitude of dealing with issues on drug development and environmental hygiene.  2. The social responsibility as a specialist of drug development and environmental hygiene.  3. The comprehensive, scientific and calm attitude to solve problems.  4. The cooperative attitude in team research.  5. The ability to make communication and presentation.  6. The ability of assessment and analysis.  7. The active usage of information technology and the management ability.  8. The ethical consideration toward genetically modified foods and animal experiments 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
(1) Isolation of pure alkaloid from herbal medicine
(2) Preaparation of  Kampo prescriptions 
Class Schedule lesson1 Extraction of alkaloids from Kampo herb
lesson2 TLC analysis of the constituents
lesson3 Qualitative analysis of the constituents
lesson4 Purification by recrystallization
lesson5 Chemical derivatization
lesson6 Analysis of Mass spectra (MS)
lesson7 Analysis of 1H NMR spectra
lesson8 Analysis of 13C NMR spectra
lesson9 Structural analysis by 2D-NMR
lesson10 Preparation of Kampo medicines (powders)
lesson11 Preparation of Kampo medicines (decoctions)
lesson12 Preparation of Kampo medicines (pills)
lesson13 Preparation of Kampo medicines (ointment)
lesson14 Observation of medicinal herbs in herbary
lesson15 Presentation and discussion 
Original textbook 
PC or AV used in
(More Details) Original textbook 
Learning techniques to be incorporated  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Review the original textbook 
Grading Method Sufficient description on notebook for practical training (50) and attitude (50)
Criterion for passing: ≧60 
Practical Experience  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it  
Message Questions are welcomed at any time via email or in person. However, in the case of in-person meetings, prior contact via email is preferred. 
Other Original textbook is reviewed annually following student's comments.
In this course, students will master the content of the following SBOs.
C2-(4)-②-1, C2-(4)-③-1, C3-(4)-①-1, C3-(4)-①-2, C3-(4)-①-3, C3-(4)-①-4, C3-(4)-①-5, C3-(4)-②-1, C3-(4)-②-2, C3-(4)-③-1, C3-(4)-③-2, C3-(4)-③-3, C3-(4)-③-4, C3-(4)-④-1, C5-(1)-④-1, C5-(1)-④-2, C5-(1)-④-3, C5-(1)-④-4, C5-(1)-④-5, C5-(2)-①-1, C5-(2)-①-2, C5-(2)-①-3, C5-(2)-①-4, C5-(2)-①-5, C5-(2)-③-1, C5-(2)-④-1, C5-(2)-④-2, C5-(2)-④-3, E2-(10)-①-1, E2-(10)-①-2, E2-(10)-①-3, E2-(10)-①-4, E2-(10)-②-1, E2-(10)-②-2, E2-(10)-②-3, E2-(10)-③-1 
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