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TECHNOLOGICAL FORECASTING OF JABORANDI (Pilocarpus microphyllus): ECONOMICALLY IMPORTANT SPECIE IN THE NORTH AND NORTHEAST OF BRAZIL
The Pilocarpus microphyllus Stapf ex Wardlew specie is a native plant from north and northeast of Brazil occurring in eastern of Pará state, northwest and north of Maranhão and Piauí. It is one of the most important Brazilian medicinal species presents in pharmacopoeia of the entire world due to the use of its active pilocarpine. When using the Web of Science periodic base with Pilocarpus genus the result was 56 articles and for the specie Pilocarpus microphyllus the result found was 17 articles. The search for patents was using the basic patent Derwent Innovation Index, INPI, EPO and USPTO getting a contrasting result with the number of articles, recital Japan highlighted in protection of research involving Pilocarpus. The genus Pilocarpus with emphasis on Pilocarpus microphyllus specie through published articles and patents granted in Brazil and in other countries highlights the economic and industrial importance of the specie and provides future perspectives in the discovery of new pharmacological and biotechnological applications of the others alkaloids which so far remains unknown.
PaperID: p 1626-1638
Author's Name: David Fernandes Lima, Rogério Almiro Oliveira Silva, Lana Grasiela Alves Marques, Leiz Maria Costa Véras, Evelyne Rolim Braun Simões, José Roberto de Souza de Almeida Leite, Maria Rita de Morais Chaves Santos and Cláudia Pessoa
Volume: Volume 5
Issues: Volume 5
Keywords: Jaborandi; Pilocarpus; Pilocarpus microphyllus; Technological forecasting.