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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.
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

Researchers use single cell genome sequencing to study malaria transmission

Researchers use single cell genome sequencing to study malaria transmission

Scientists identify molecules capable of inhibiting DNA methylation, effectively killing malaria parasites

Scientists identify molecules capable of inhibiting DNA methylation, effectively killing malaria parasites

Researchers study molecular elements effective in fighting malaria

Researchers study molecular elements effective in fighting malaria

Certain traditional soup broths possess antimalarial properties

Certain traditional soup broths possess antimalarial properties

Malaria parasite with Quinoline drug investigated in-vivo

Malaria parasite with Quinoline drug investigated in-vivo

Malarial treatment from Antarctic sea sponge

Malarial treatment from Antarctic sea sponge

Study sheds light on emergence and spread of drug-resistant malaria parasites in Africa

Study sheds light on emergence and spread of drug-resistant malaria parasites in Africa

Common antimalarial treatment has less effect in children with severe malnutrition

Common antimalarial treatment has less effect in children with severe malnutrition

Engineers crack the code to quickly diagnose anti-malarial drug resistance

Engineers crack the code to quickly diagnose anti-malarial drug resistance

New assay uses a drop of blood to detect patients' resistance to antimalarial drugs

New assay uses a drop of blood to detect patients' resistance to antimalarial drugs

Malaria drug may help those with hereditary hearing loss finds study

Malaria drug may help those with hereditary hearing loss finds study

Developing biosecurity tool to detect engineered microorganisms based on DNA signatures

Developing biosecurity tool to detect engineered microorganisms based on DNA signatures