The Role of Phytoengineering in the Preparation and Production of Herbal Medicines

  • N. L. ShimanovskiiEmail author

The opportunities provided by biotechnology and phytoengineering methods for producing physiologically active substances (secondary metabolites) of plant origin are considered. It is noted that alkaloids, flavonoids, terpenes, steroids, and other compounds of plant origin are of pharmaceutical interest and can be prepared using cellular technologies and plant cell and tissue culture.


medicinal herbs secondary plant metabolites phytoengineering 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.N. I. Pirogov Russian National Medical Research University, Ministry of Health of the Russian FederationMoscowRussia

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