PTG - Phytochemistry

The Phytochemistry PTG conducts studies to:

  • Develop product quality standards
  • Characterize and phytochemically differentiate Ontario ginseng land races
  • Undertake an advanced analysis of ginseng polysaccharides
  • Evaluate root and seed samples to determine the extent of plant-to-plant and grower site-to-grower site variability in the Ontario commercial ginseng crop

For a list of Phytochemistry publications, click here

Phytochemistry PTG Members

Dr. John Arnason - University of Ottawa, Dept. Biology

Keywords: phytochemical profiles, extraction methods, ethnopharmacology


Dr. Paul Charpentier - UWO, Dept. Chemical & Biochemical Engineering

Keywords: extraction, chromatography, and value-added products