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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.
Experts identify a potential new target for antimalarial development

Experts identify a potential new target for antimalarial development

New strategy can speed up the development of bio-based products

New strategy can speed up the development of bio-based products

Study finds how the malaria parasite can withstand fever's heat

Study finds how the malaria parasite can withstand fever's heat