Secondary Metabolites



MUMS Biotechnology Research Center

Secondary Metabolites Department

Dr. Iranshahi, Mehrdad (PhD in Pharmacognosy)
Associate Professor

Email: IranshahiM[at]




  • Extraction, purification and structure elucidation of secondary metabolites of plants, bacteria and fungi

  • Determination of antimicrobial and cytotoxicity activity of secondary active metabolites

  • Assay of lipooxygenase, cyclooxygenase and acetylcholine esterase inhibitory activity of secondary active metabolites

  • Antioxidant and antigenotoxicity of secondary active metabolites



PH meter – Rotary evaporator – Chemistry hood – Centrifuge – Melting point determination Apparatus, MPLC, HPTLC, HPLC



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