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Title: Recent advances in the compound-oriented and pattern-oriented approaches to the quality control of herbal medicines
Authors: Zeng, Z
Chau, FT
Chan, HY
Cheung, CY
Lau, TY
Wei, S
Mok, DKW 
Chan, CO
Liang, Y
Issue Date: 4-Aug-2008
Source: Chinese medicine, 4 Aug. 2008, v. 3, 9, p. 1-7
Abstract: The current approaches to the quality control of herbal medicines are either compound-oriented or pattern-oriented, the former targeting specific components with some known chemical properties and the latter targeting all detectable components. The marker approach uses specific chemical compounds with known molecular structures, while the multi-compound approach uses both chemical compounds with known structures and those with partial chemical information e.g. retention times, mass spectra and ultraviolet spectra. Apart from chromatographic techniques, new techniques such as oscillating and electrochemistry fingerprints have been developed for quality control. Chemometric resolution methods are widely used for component deconvolution and data comparison. Pattern recognition techniques are used for authentication of herbal medicines.
Publisher: BioMed Central Ltd.
Journal: Chinese medicine 
ISSN: 1749-8546
DOI: 10.1186/1749-8546-3-9
Rights: © 2008 Zeng et al; licensee BioMed Central Ltd.
This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0), which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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