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May 10, 2004 Online Medical Dictionary and glossary with medical definitions.

Artemisinin is described in multiple online sources, as addition to our editors' articles, see section below for printable documents, Artemisinin books and related discussion.

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Artemisinin Derivatives: Summary of Nonclinical Safety Data
pharmacokinetic and toxicological properties of artemisinin derivatives.
Artemisinins: mechanisms of action and potential for resistance
used by chemical abstracts.
research, Tu Youyou discovered artemisinin in the leaves of Artemisia annua.
PfATP6, a SERCA-type enzyme (calcium transporter) and artemisinin has been shown to compete with thapsigargin for.
New Sources of Artemisinin to Reduce Economic Barriers to ACT Access. Background.

Suggested News Resources

Increase in Malaria Despite Initial Preventive Success
Chloroquine, second most preferred medicine after ACTs
9, GNA – Despite the availability of the Artemisinin-based combination therapies (ACTs) in the country chloroquine continues to be the second most used medicine in the treatment of malaria.
Bacteria-Created Fuel on Display at Infineon Raceway
Scientists at Emeryville-based Amyris, known for their work with the anti-malarial drug Artemisinin, have devised a process for synthesizing hydrocarbons similar to those found in regular diesel.
Artemisinin resistance in Plasmodium falciparum is associated with an altered
Artemisinin resistance in Plasmodium falciparum malaria has emerged in Western Cambodia. This is a major threat to global plans to control and eliminate malaria as the artemisinins are a key component of antimalarial treatment throughout the world.
Canberra medical breakthrough could save millions
But as the Malaria parasite evolves the current treatment, a drug called Artemisinin, is starting to fail. What happens when it does? Until now, there has been no Plan B.

Suggested Web Resources

Artemisinin - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Artemisinin also known as qinghaosu, and its derivatives are a group of drugs that possess the most rapid action of all current drugs against falciparum malaria.
What is Artemisinin?: Scientific American
Dec 23, 2008 Coartem, a malaria drug whose potency is derived from a Chinese herb, may soon be approved for sale in the United States.
Artemisinin - Bone Cancer Dogs
Artemisinin is an herb that helps kill cancer cells in the body. It may be used in conjunction with chemotherapy.
Artemisinin: Malaria to Cancer Treatment (Dec. 2002)
Artemisinin, the key ingredient obtained from Artemisia annua, has a long history of use as an antimalarial remedy.
Artemisinin defeats malaria and other parasites
Artemisinin is a herbal treatment for parasitic infections and malaria that also protects against particular types of cancer.

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