phytochemistry

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phytochemistry

[′fīd·ō‚kem·ə·strē]
(botany)
The study of the chemistry of plants, plant products, and processes taking place within plants.
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These structurally complex compounds have brought great interests and challenges for phytochemists and pharmacologists.
Unfortunately, the goal of many phytochemists has been simply to isolate, characterize and publish botanically derived chemical substances without regard to bioactivities.
Chemists, biochemists, phytochemists, pharmacologists, and other scientists explore the antioxidant and biocide properties of wild plants, primarily in Latin America.
Till today farmers, plant scientists, agriculturists and phytochemists are coming up with enormous discoveries on plants and their products.
The industry needs to develop collaboration between herbalists, phytochemists, pharmacognosists, product formulators and manufacturers to develop within the next 10 years analytical testing procedures that are universally agreed upon by all parties and that are 'fit for the purpose' of what the intended testing needs to accomplish.