Artemisia annua


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Ar·te·mi·sia an·nu·a

(ar'tĕ-mis'ē an'yū-a),
A plant in the family Compositae from which an antimalarial and antischistosomal drug is produced.
See also: artemisinin.

Artemisia annua

A Chinese herb used as a source of artesunate (an antimalarial drug).
See also: Artemisia
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Crystal structure of artemisinic acid: A possible biogenetic precursor of antimalarial artemisinin from Artemisia annua.
Artemisia annua extracts, compared with extracts from other 3 Artemisia species, showed the weakest anti-T.
The Artemisia annua plant is known to produce aromatic oil in high density in the trichomes on leaves and capitula [3].
Agricultural Research Service scientists and their colleagues have found that global increases in atmospheric carbon dioxide have affected the plant Artemisia annua, a common roadside weed in the United States and the source of artemesinin, a compound that is used in drugs to treat malaria throughout the world.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian researchers produced anti-breast-cancer drug by using Artemisia annua plant.
Antimalarial drugs have been developed from the discovery and isolation of artemisinin from Artemisia annua L.
Many researchers reported the destructive effects of salinity and decrease growth parameters for example Thymus broussonetii Boiss [5], Nigella sativa [7], Suaeda maritime [12], Artemisia annua L.
She is being honored for distinguished contributions to the field of plant biology, particularly for her research on the plant Artemisia annua, which produces an anti-malaria agent known as artemisinin.
Artemisinin, a sesquiterpene lactone compound isolated from the plant Artemisia annua (1) containing regimens meet the urgent need of effective treatment for multidrug resistant malaria and are advocated for widespread deployment (2).
Owing to the discovery of the antimalarial drug, artemisinin, its precursor artemisinic acid, and arteannuin B from sweet wormwood, Artemisia annua L.