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Title: Antimalarial properties of South African medicinal plants
Authors: Pillay, P
Maharaj, VJ
Clarkson, C
Chibale, K
Keywords: Antimalarial drug
Medicinal plants
Vernonia staehelinoides
Malaria
Asteraceae
Plasmodium falciparum
Hirsutinolides
Pharmacophores
Furanone
Issue Date: Jan-2007
Citation: Pillay, P, Maharaj, VJ, Clarkson, C and Chibale, K. 2007. Antimalarial properties of South African medicinal plants. Keystone Symposia: Granlibakken Resort, Tahoe City, California, USA, pp 1
Abstract: Malaria is the leading cause of death and disease worldwide. The evolution and spread of drug-resistant forms of the causative agent Plasmodium falciparum and the limited number of chemotherapeutic agents available to treat and control the disease has highlighted the need for new chemically diverse, effective drugs. Historically, plants have provided a major source of antimalarial agents and novel template
Description: Keystone Symposia: Granlibakken Resort, Tahoe City, California, USA, pp 1
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10204/3429
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General science, engineering & technology
Discovery chemistry

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