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2021-22 Undergraduate Catalog 
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CHE 112 - Poisons, Perfumes, and Potions - Natural Products from Plants

4 Hour(s)
General Education N1

This course introduces students to the chemistry of plants. Topics include chemical defense strategies, plant communication, plant intelligence, photosynthesis, and secondary metabolism. Various uses of plant-derived chemicals will be discussed. The course also examines the cultural impact of plants. Laboratory work will introduce students to chemical separation and structural analysis.

Four hours of lecture/discussion and one three-hour laboratory.
(Required course fee)

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