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Clement, Jason

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Anti-tumor natural product research focused on plants found in the southern Appalachian region 2010 1093 Natural products have been an integral part of society since the beginning of recorded history. Various types of herbs, plants, and even marine organisms have been used as both topical and ingestible remedies for a variety of health concerns and pr...
Quantification of characterization of biologically active components of Actaea racemosa L. (black cohosh) for identifying desirable plants for cultivation 2012 1119 Actaea racemosa, more commonly known as black cohosh, is a medicinal plant used for the suppression of menopausal symptoms. The growing popularity of black cohosh extract is leading to extensive wild harvesting of the perennial plant. The main purp...
Isolation and characterization of secondary metabolites from Eupatorium serotinum 2012 1022 A phytochemical investigation into the species Eupatorium serotinum (Boneset), which is native to the mountains of western North Carolina, was conducted. The isolation of three secondary metabolites from Eupatorium serotinum was accomplished by a ...