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Artemisinin is a drug used to treat multi-drug resistant strains of falciparum malaria. The compound (a sesquiterpene lactone) is isolated from the plant Artemisia annua. Not all plants of this species contain artemisinin.
Researchers devise new way of creating common anti-malarial medication

Researchers devise new way of creating common anti-malarial medication

Scientists develop novel drug release procedure for efficient malaria treatment

Scientists develop novel drug release procedure for efficient malaria treatment

MIT biological engineers develop method to measure heme levels inside malaria parasite

MIT biological engineers develop method to measure heme levels inside malaria parasite

Ancient Chinese medicine for malaria could potentially aid in treatment of tuberculosis

Ancient Chinese medicine for malaria could potentially aid in treatment of tuberculosis

Monell Center receives Gates Foundation grant to support innovative global health research project

Monell Center receives Gates Foundation grant to support innovative global health research project

Open-source research mechanism could lead to discovery of new, cheap medicines for malaria

Open-source research mechanism could lead to discovery of new, cheap medicines for malaria

Unique open science project shows way for development of new antimalarial treatments

Unique open science project shows way for development of new antimalarial treatments

Scientists devise new route to synthesize insecticide in 15 steps

Scientists devise new route to synthesize insecticide in 15 steps

Achilles' heel of malaria parasite could be exploited to treat deadly disease

Achilles' heel of malaria parasite could be exploited to treat deadly disease

New computer model shows how spleen filters misshapen red blood cells

New computer model shows how spleen filters misshapen red blood cells

KARMA study confirms resistance to anti-malarial drugs confined to Southeast Asia

KARMA study confirms resistance to anti-malarial drugs confined to Southeast Asia

New and inexpensive technique could help meet global demands for malaria drug

New and inexpensive technique could help meet global demands for malaria drug

Dual-acting hybrid drug could be a promising new weapon against drug-resistant malaria

Dual-acting hybrid drug could be a promising new weapon against drug-resistant malaria

Traditional Chinese medicinal plant produces compounds that may help to kill human cancers

Traditional Chinese medicinal plant produces compounds that may help to kill human cancers

Multiple combination therapies could prevent malaria resistance

Multiple combination therapies could prevent malaria resistance

Competition between mixed malaria parasite strains could influence drug resistance

Competition between mixed malaria parasite strains could influence drug resistance

Dihydroartemisinin-piperaquine effective in treating malaria in pregnant women

Dihydroartemisinin-piperaquine effective in treating malaria in pregnant women

Rutgers' new drug candidate may help fight malaria

Rutgers' new drug candidate may help fight malaria

Discovery may help researchers identify new ways to attack malaria parasite

Discovery may help researchers identify new ways to attack malaria parasite

Researchers identify 124 protein targets of artemisinin in most pathogenic malaria parasite

Researchers identify 124 protein targets of artemisinin in most pathogenic malaria parasite