However, Vainstein and his colleagues spliced the wormwood enzymes that produce artemisin
and bred tobacco plants that carry artemisin
's genetical code, English.
The WHO publication, Guidelines on Cultivating Essential Plants Used in Anti-Malaria Medicines describes in detail how to grow Artemisia Annua and importantly, how to plan production of its essential products and extract artemisin
from the dried leaves.
Alkylation of human albumin by the antimalarial artemisin
Besides the flavonoide p7F, artemisin
and its metabolite artesunate present in wormwood, though in very small amounts, may also have played a role in the observed effect of this herb.
Close collaboration between the pharmaceutical sector, WHO, and the Chinese government resulted in the development of the antimalarial drug artemisin