Cellular metabolism in infected cells. Biochemical aspects of host-parasite relationships.

Metabolic factors affecting chemotherapeutic agents. Theories of the mechanism of drug

action. Drug resistances and other factors affecting drug efficacy. The physiological and

biochemical action of some selected drugs. Nigerian traditional medicinal plants in the

management and therapy of common ailments in Nigeria - malaria, sickle cell anaemia,

common cold, hepatitis etc.


Level of Study: 400 Level