Practice chemistry of natural compounds

Practice chemistry of natural compounds CHIM9254-1

Master in Chemistry and Bio-industries, Professional Focus, 1st year

Course contents : 

The course is centered on the thorough study of one or several natural products included in a biological matrix. The main objective of this course is to increase knowledge in organic analysis (extraction processes, purification and identification of natural molecules), in chromatographic and spectroscopic methods.

This course is centered on the achievement of a group work in the laboratory and relies on the following steps: 1- Definition of the research project 2- Up-to-date bibliographic search (state of the art) 3- Preparation of the working strategy and main tasks 4- Realisation of the project in the laboratory 5- Drafting of a synthetic report on the project and the results obtained.



Prof. Aurore Richel
Unit of Biomass & Green Technologies
Passage des déportés 2
5030 Gembloux
Tel: +32 81 62 26 33