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CH3 4 Name ____________________________________________ 5 Chinese Folk Medicine: Alzheimer ’s Disease and Huperzine A (HA)
Medicinal Chemistry of Bioactive Natural Products, Liang and Fang, Wiley 2006
A recent trip to Singapore piqued my interest in Asian Herbal Remedies as each
morning I passed a shop full of bins and bags of various dried plants and animals.
Many scientists hope to isolate important pharmaceuticals from the extracts of ancient
One such promising molecule is Huperzine A (HA), an acetylcholinesterase inhibitor
found in the clubmoss and other Lycopodia plants. H. serrata and its related genera have been used as folk herbs for the treatment of memory disorder and
schizophrenia in the east of China for hundreds of years. H. serrata is a clubmoss fern that is...
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This test prep was uploaded on 03/21/2014 for the course CHEM 222 taught by Professor Mcdonald during the Spring '08 term at Emory.
- Spring '08