New Developments in the Separation of Natural Products

  • Kurt Hostettmann
  • Matthias Hamburger
  • Maryse Hostettmann
  • Andrew Marston
Part of the Recent Advances in Phytochemistry book series (RAPT, volume 25)


Over the last ten years, there has been a growing interest in drugs of plant origin. During this period, consumption of medicinal plants has almost doubled in industrialized countries of Western Europe where substances derived from higher plants constitute approximately 25% of prescribed medicines.1


Solvent System Lower Phase Human Colon Carcinoma Cell Line Countercurrent Chromatography Centrifugal Partition Chromatography 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Kurt Hostettmann
    • 1
  • Matthias Hamburger
    • 1
  • Maryse Hostettmann
    • 1
  • Andrew Marston
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry, School of PharmacyUniversity of LausanneLausanneSwitzerland

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