Periwinkle or Ramgoat Roses (Catharanthus roseus (L.) G.Don), is the source of anticancer phytochemicals, vinblastine and vincristine.
The Natural Products Institute of the University of the West Indies, Mona, (NPI), a dedicated research facility within the Faculty of Science and Technology was established in April 1999. Read more!
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