The Integration of the Development History of Artemisinin in Pharmacy Introduction Teaching
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Zhiping Wang, Fan Yang
Objective: In order to improve the learning efficiency, quality and the comprehensive ability of Pharmacy Introduction for non-pharmacy students in medical colleges and universities. Methods: In “Introduction”, “Pharmacognosy”, “Natural medical chemistry”, “Medical chemistry”, “pharmacy”, “Pharmaceutical analysis science”, “biopharmaceuticals” and “pharmacology” teaching process, introduce project 523,the Lasker-DeBakey Clinical Medical Research Award and the Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine 2015 for Youyou Tu, the originate, harvest time and genuine producing area of Qinghao, redesigned the process for isolating at lower temperatures using ether as a solvent and the determination of artemisinin structure, the feature and synthesis of artemisinin and its derivatives, the formulation and its preparation and clinical application of artemisinin derivatives, the pharmacopeia situation and quality control methods of raw materials and preparation, the frontier exploration of biological fermentation method to produce artemisinin, the new pharmacological findings of artemisinin derivatives, respectively. Results: The development history of artemisinin integrated in Pharmacy Introduction teaching can cultivate achievement consciousness, motivate learning interests and exploration spirit and improve teaching efficiency and quality. Conclusion: The thawing methods can improve the learning efficiency, quality and the comprehensive ability of Pharmacy Introduction for non-pharmacy students.
Pharmacy Introduction, Artemisinin, History of Development, Teaching.