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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.
Study examines artemisinin-based combination therapy as first-line treatment for malaria

Study examines artemisinin-based combination therapy as first-line treatment for malaria

World Malaria Day 2021: An interview with Sir Brian Greenwood

World Malaria Day 2021: An interview with Sir Brian Greenwood

Collaborative research could expedite or eliminate the need to manually adjust bioproduction process

Collaborative research could expedite or eliminate the need to manually adjust bioproduction process

Malaria mutations may be gaining a foothold in Africa, shows new data

Malaria mutations may be gaining a foothold in Africa, shows new data

Do Artemisia annua L. compounds have SARS-CoV-2 antiviral potential?

Do Artemisia annua L. compounds have SARS-CoV-2 antiviral potential?

Five herbal medicines show potent activity against Babesia duncani in the lab

Five herbal medicines show potent activity against Babesia duncani in the lab

Artemisia plant extracts show potential anti-SARS-CoV-2 activity in vitro

Artemisia plant extracts show potential anti-SARS-CoV-2 activity in vitro

Extract of medicinal plant Artemisia annua interferes with replication of SARS-CoV-2 in vitro

Extract of medicinal plant Artemisia annua interferes with replication of SARS-CoV-2 in vitro

Exposure to artemisinin drug could increase sexual conversion rate of malaria parasite

Exposure to artemisinin drug could increase sexual conversion rate of malaria parasite

Study offers new insight on molecular mechanisms that allow malaria parasites to spread disease

Study offers new insight on molecular mechanisms that allow malaria parasites to spread disease

Study reveals potential utility of artemisinin-based treatments against SARS-CoV-2

Study reveals potential utility of artemisinin-based treatments against SARS-CoV-2

Understanding how the malaria parasite can withstand fever's heat

Understanding how the malaria parasite can withstand fever's heat

Using medieval medicine to find new treatments for modern-day infections

Using medieval medicine to find new treatments for modern-day infections

Scientists detect emergence and spread of artemisinin-resistant malaria parasites in Rwanda

Scientists detect emergence and spread of artemisinin-resistant malaria parasites in Rwanda

SwRI, UTSA researchers receive grant to create powerful, cost-effective malaria treatment

SwRI, UTSA researchers receive grant to create powerful, cost-effective malaria treatment

Tomocube holotomography microscopy reveals novel cholesterol membrane transport system in erythrocytes infected with fatal malaria parasite

Tomocube holotomography microscopy reveals novel cholesterol membrane transport system in erythrocytes infected with fatal malaria parasite

Malaria risk in deforestation hotspots linked to demand for agricultural commodities

Malaria risk in deforestation hotspots linked to demand for agricultural commodities

USAMRDC receives FDA marketing approval for severe malaria treatment

USAMRDC receives FDA marketing approval for severe malaria treatment

Fast-acting anti-malarial compound shows promise in first clinical trial

Fast-acting anti-malarial compound shows promise in first clinical trial

Triple therapies effective and safe in malaria

Triple therapies effective and safe in malaria