Obtaining the essential oil with the predicted biological activity in the in vitro cultures of Rhododendron tomentosum (Ledum palustre)

How could the biotechnological, phytochemical and biological research be all used in developing a new natural form of treatment for the rheumatoid arthritis (RA)?

Grasp the nature of the project conducted by Anna Jesionek Ph.D., and supervised by Prof. Maria Łuczkiewicz, which investigated common marsh, a stable and independent in vitro plant system, one capable of continuous production of essential oil with anti-inflammatory activity.

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Anna Jesionek, Ph.D.

Assistant at the Department of Pharmacognosy,
Medical University of Gdańsk

Pharmacist and researcher specialising in, among others, botany, medicinal plants, biotechnology and essential oils. Laureate of the prestigious Gdańsk Scientific Society and Mayor of City of Gdańsk award (2020) for the doctoral project entitled "Receiving of essential oil with predicted biological activity in in vitro cultures of Rhododendron tomentosum (Ledum palustre)".

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