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Objectifs de la revue

Phytochemistry concerns the analysis of the secondary metabolites of plants, algae and fungi, their associated microorganisms, their functions, their biosynthesis, their biological properties and their pharmacological and / or toxicological effects in animals and humans.


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The journal publishes original works and disseminates all aspects of the subject that aims to deepen the knowledge of the original disciplines.


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Phytochimie s’intéresse à l’analyse des métabolites secondaires des plantes, algues et champignons, à leurs micro-organismes associés, à leurs fonctions, leurs biosynthèses, leurs propriétés biologiques ainsi qu’à leurs effets pharmacologiques et/ou toxicologiques chez l’animal et l’Homme.


La revue publie des travaux inédits et diffuse l’ensemble des aspects d’un sujet ayant pour objectif d’approfondir la connaissance de champs disciplinaires originaux.



Journal issues


Volume 18- 1

Issue 1

Recent articles

Chemical composition and pharmacological activities of Tunisian Eryngium species (Eryngium L., Apiaceae)

The genus Eryngium L. (Apiaceae, Saniculoideae) comprises more than 250 species used in traditional medicine and used as food throughout the world. In Tunisia, only eight species are encountered: E. barrelieri Boiss. (syn. (...)

Specificity of rosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis L.) essential oil indigenous to Corsica and Sardinia

The distinctiveness of Rosmarinus officinalis L from Corsica and Sardinia is known since a long time and the essential oil (EO) isolated from flowering tops is known as “Rosemary EO, verbenone chemotype”. Verbenone is (...)

Chemodiversity or taxonomy error? A search for the true phytochemical profile of Ferula arrigonii Bocchieri

The guaianolide 11,13-dehydrogrilactone (2) was previously described as alleged chemotaxonomic marker of the Sardo-Corsican endemic species Ferula arrigonii Bocchieri. In the present work, the presence of this component (...)

Anti-protozoal activity of essential oils and their constituents against Leishmania, Plasmodium and Trypanosoma

Because there is no or only low efficient vaccine available for protozoan diseases and current treatments have serious drawbacks in terms of safety, resistance, cost and administration pathway, the search for new active (...)


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