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)
Outcome prediction is becoming increasingly important in medicine, but when a resource is scarce the need for accurate prediction becomes acute. Prediction based on biostatistical models has been in use for many years, but in areas such as renal transplantation their results have been disappointing. Recently however, there has been growing interest in the… (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)
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as already reported in this journal , and at the request of its senior author, Molecules wishes to declare this paper " Withdrawn ".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.