Louis P. Sandjo/grupo de pesquisa/ Departamento de Química
  • Welcome to LQPN

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    The research group LQPN (Laboratório de Química de Produtos Naturais) is active in the area of:

    • Herbal medicine,
    • Plants natural products,
    • Fungal natural products,
    • Functional food.
    • Mushroom natural products.

    We use techniques of purification and isolation to identify  biologically active substances from medicinal plants. We also develop and validate analytical methods (LC-ESI-MS, GCMS, HPLC, etc) to search as guided by popular knowledge for new natural substances from herbals and food residues. These substances are therefore evaluated for their antileishmanial, antitrypanosomal, anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial and antiproliferative activities.


    • Extraction and isolation of natural products.
    • Chemical analysis of complex mixtures (e.g. plant extracts, human fluids) and secondary metabolites (e.g. alkaloids, terpenoids, or flavonoids) using a wide range of chromatographic or spectroscopic-based phytochemical analytical tools such as LC-ESI-MS, NMR techniques, GC-MS.
    • Structural elucidation and identification of natural products.
    • Chemical fingerprinting using dereplication, molecular networking and metabolic profiling techniques.
    • Search of pharmacological valuable compounds in crude extracts.
    • Develop synthetic and semisynthetic analogues of natural products.