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Veronique  Seidel

Veronique Seidel


Ph.D. in Natural Products Chemistry, University of Lille & Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Strathclyde, 1999

Current position

Lecturer in Pharmacognosy, Strathclyde Institute of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences
University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, UK


  1. Kardar, M. N., Zhang, T., Coxon, G. D., Watson, D. G., Fearnley, J. and Seidel, V. (2014). Characterisation of triterpenes and new phenolic lipids in Cameroonian propolis. Phytochemistry 106: 156-163.
  2. Zhao, J., Evangelopoulos, D., Bhakta, S., Gray, A. I. and Seidel, V. (2014). Antitubercular activity of Arctium lappa and Tussilago farfara extracts and constituents. J Ethnopharmacol 155(1): 796-800.
  3. Elmezogi, J., Clements, C., Seidel, V. and Gray, A. I. (2013). Trypanocidal active compounds from Scottish Abies nobilis and Pinus sylvestris. International Research Journal of Pharmacy 4: 56-59.
  4. Elmezughi, J., Shittu, H., Clements, C., Edrada-Ebel, R., Seidel, V. and Gray, A. I. (2013). Bioactive natural compounds from Prosopis Africana and Abies nobilis. Journal of Applied Pharmaceutical Science 3: 40-43.
  5. Kasim, L. S., Ferro, V. A., Odkoya, O. A., Ukpo, G. E., Seidel, V., Gray, A. I. and Waigh, R. (2011). Evaluation of cytotoxic and antimicrobial activities of Struchium sparganophora (Linn) Ktze Asteraceae. Journal of Medicinal Plants Research 5: 862-867.
  6. Kasim, L. S., Ferro, V., Odkoya, O. A., Drummond, A., Ukpo, G. E., Seidel, V., Gray, A. I. and Waigh, R. (2011). Antimicrobial agents from the leaf of Struchium sparganophora (Linn) Ktze, Asteraceae. Journal of Microbiology and Antimicrobials 3: 13-7.
  7. Xu, D., Saeed, A., Wang, Y., Seidel, V., Sandstrom, G. and Yu, J. (2011). Natural products modulate Shigella-host-cell interaction. J Med Microbiol 60(Pt 11): 1626-1632.
  8. Kasim, L. S., Ferro, V., Odukoya, O. A., Ukpo, G. E., Seidel, V., Gray, A. I. and Waigh, R. (2011). Cytotoxicity of isolated compounds from the extracts of Struchium sparganophora (Linn) Ktze asteraceae. Pak J Pharm Sci 24(4): 475-478.
  9. Gordien, A. Y., Gray, A. I., Ingleby, K., Franzblau, S. G. and Seidel, V. (2010). Activity of Scottish plant, lichen and fungal endophyte extracts against Mycobacterium aurum and Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Phytother Res 24(5): 692-698.
  10. Raghukumar, R., Vali, L., Watson, D., Fearnley, J. and Seidel, V. (2010). Antimethicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) activity of 'pacific propolis' and isolated prenylflavanones. Phytother Res 24(8): 1181-1187.
  11. Shilpi, J. A., Gray, A. I. and Seidel, V. (2010). New cardenolides from the stem bark of Trewia nudiflora. Fitoterapia 81(6): 536-539.
  12. Shilpi, J. A., Gray, A. I. and Seidel, V. (2010 ). Chemical constituents from Ludwigia adscendens. Biochem Syst Ecol 38: 106-109.
  13. Gordien, A. Y., Gray, A. I., Franzblau, S. G. and Seidel, V. (2009). Antimycobacterial terpenoids from Juniperus communis L. (Cuppressaceae). J Ethnopharmacol 126(3): 500-505.
  14. Liu, M., Katerere, D. R., Gray, A. I. and Seidel, V. (2009). Phytochemical and antifungal studies on Terminalia mollis and Terminalia brachystemma. Fitoterapia 80(6): 369-373.
  15. Seidel, V., Peyfoon, E., Watson, D. G. and Fearnley, J. (2008). Comparative study of the antibacterial activity of propolis from different geographical and climatic zones. Phytother Res 22(9): 1256-1263.
  16. Liu, M., Seidel, V., Katerere, D. R. and Gray, A. I. (2007). Colorimetric broth microdilution method for the antifungal screening of plant extracts against yeasts. Methods 42(4): 325-329.
  17. Shilpi, J. A., Taufiq-Ur-Rahman, M., Uddin, S. J., Alam, M. S., Sadhu, S. K. and Seidel, V. (2006). Preliminary pharmacological screening of Bixa orellana L. leaves. J Ethnopharmacol 108(2): 264-271.
  18. Watson, D. G., Peyfoon, E., Zheng, L., Lu, D., Seidel, V., Johnston, B., Parkinson, J. A. and Fearnley, J. (2006). Application of principal components analysis to 1H-NMR data obtained from propolis samples of different geographical origin. Phytochem Anal 17(5): 323-331.
Protocols by Veronique Seidel
  1. Isolation of Triterpenes from Propolis (Bee Glue)