In 2010 there were more than 200 million cases of malaria, and at least 655,000 deaths. The World Health Organization has recommended artemisinin-based combination therapies (ACTs) for the treatment of uncomplicated malaria caused by the parasite Plasmodium falciparum. Artemisinin is a sesquiterpene endoperoxide with potent antimalarial properties, produced… (More)
In a Letter to the Editor published last year  possible factual errors in the paper by Laohakunjit et al.  that is the subject of this Editor's Note were brought to our attention. In that paper the major component of the solvent extracts of essential oil of galanga (Alpinia galanga Sw.) was identified as fraesol (ethyl 3-methyl-3-phenylglycidate, 1).… (More)
We have been advised of an error in the spelling of the surname of one of the co-authors of this paper .
Due to the factual errors contained in this paper, as already reported in this journal , and at the request of its senior author, Molecules wishes to declare this paper " Withdrawn ". The senior author and the journal's editors apologize for any confusion this may cause.