Artemisia annua - Pharmacology and Biotechnology by Tariq Aftab,Jorge F.S. Ferreira,M. Masroor A. Khan,M. Naeem

By Tariq Aftab,Jorge F.S. Ferreira,M. Masroor A. Khan,M. Naeem

Artemisinin, a sesquiterpene lactone initially extracted from the medicinal plant Artemisia annua L., is a good antimalarial agent, fairly for multi-drug resistant and cerebral malaria. even though, the focus of artemisinin within the plant is particularly low. as the chemical synthesis of artemisinin is complex and never economically possible in view of the negative yield of the drug, the intact plant continues to be the one achievable resource of artemisinin construction. as a result, it can be crucial to extend the focus of artemisinin in A. annua to lessen the price of artemisinin established antimalarial medications. Plant scientists have targeted their efforts on A. annua for the next artemisinin crop yield. With the current quantity, we're bringing jointly the examine that's being performed in this plant during the international and destiny chances for scientists and researchers who are looking to paintings on it.

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