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PHARMACOGNOSY – III (Industrial),University Of Pune Question Paper, 2010 Question Paper,IV Year B.Pharm.

University Of Pune Question Paper
IV Year B.Pharm. Examination, 2010
(2004 Course)
Time : 3 Hours
Total Marks : 80
 Instructions: 1) Q. Nos. 1 and 5 are compulsory. Out of the remaining,
attempt 2 questions from Section I and 2 questions from
Section II.
2) Answers to the two Sections should be written in separate
3) Neat diagrams must be drawn wherever necessary.
4) Black figures to the right indicate full marks.
1. Answer the following questions in brief (any 5) : 10
i) What is the use of Colchicine in Horticulture ?
ii) State the hydrolysis production of
a) Atropine
b) Cocaine.
iii) Write the water soluble pair of Ergot alkaloids. What is its pharmacological
use ?
iv) Enlist four varieties of Cinchona mentioning their chemical difference.
v) Write two microscopical differences between Vinca leaf and Vasaka leaf.
vi) What is Murexide Test ? Write its significance.
2. A) What are true alkaloids, proto alkaloids and pseudo alkaloids ? Give examples
of each class with atleast one structure of each. 5
B) Draw a well labelled diagram of T.S. of Datura leaf, enlisting important
diagnostic features. 5
C) Differentiate between following crude drugs with atleast five features in each :
i) Brazillian Ipecac Panama Ipecac
ii) Lobelia I.P. Lobelia B.P. 5
3. A) Give elaborate chemical account of an indole alkaloid containing drug obtained
from fungal source. 5
B) Explain role of hybridization and cell immobilization in cultivation and
preservation of medicinal plants. 5
C) Write a note on opium alkaloids. 5
4. Write notes on (any three) : 15
a) Shankhapushpi and Gulvel
b) Plant Allergens
c) Cardiovascular agents of Marine source
d) Chemical relationship between Ipecac Alkaloids.
5. A) Describe the procedure for determination of following evaluation parameters
as per WHO guidelines :
i) Bitterness value
ii) Foaming Index. 5
B) Describe structural illucidation (by instrumental technique) of Reserpine OR
Digoxine. 5
6. A) Draw a flow diagram for preliminary phytochemical screening of crude drugs.
Give important chemical tests for their detection. 5
B) What are various types of herbal industries ? Give an elaborate account. 5
C) Describe principle and applications of Craig’s counter current extraction
apparatus. 5
7. A) What are Bhasmas ? Give their method of preparation. What evaluation
parameters are used to keep check on their purity ? 5
B) Give principle and instrumentation of Supercritical fluid extraction. What
are its advantages over other methods of extraction ? Explain with examples. 5
C) What is the difference between Dicoction and Avaleha ? What are their
advantages over one another ? Enlist their evaluation parameters. 5
8. Write notes on (any three) : 15
a) Skin and hair cosmetics
b) Determination of Microbial Load
c) Asava and Arishta
d) Regulatory aspects of import-export of herbal drugs.

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