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The discovery of artemisinin (qinghaosu) and gifts from Chinese medicine
  • Y. Tu
  • Medicine
  • Nature Medicine
  • 11 October 2011
Joseph Goldstein has written in this journal that creation (through invention) and revelation (through discovery) are two different routes to advancement in the biomedical sciences1. In my work as aExpand
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Artemisinin-A Gift from Traditional Chinese Medicine to the World (Nobel Lecture).
  • Y. Tu
  • Medicine, Chemistry
  • Angewandte Chemie
  • 22 August 2016
Malaria has long been a devastating and life-threatening global epidemic disease in human history. Artemisinin, the active substance against malaria, was first isolated and tested in the 1970s inExpand
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Dihydroarteannuin ameliorates lupus symptom of BXSB mice by inhibiting production of TNF-alpha and blocking the signaling pathway NF-kappa B translocation.
The aim of this study was to investigate the mechanisms of action of Dihydroarteannuin (DHA), a semi-synthesized agent from the starting material artemisinin extracted from the Chinese TraditionalExpand
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The development of new antimalarial drugs: qinghaosu and dihydro-qinghaosu.
  • Y. Tu
  • Medicine
  • Chinese medical journal
  • 1 November 1999
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The development of the antimalarial drugs with new type of chemical structure--qinghaosu and dihydroqinghaosu.
  • Y. Tu
  • Medicine
  • The Southeast Asian journal of tropical medicine…
  • 2004
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A new bioactive' β-dihydroagarofuran sesquiterpenoid
The structure of a new sesquiterpene, 1β,2β-diacetoxy9a-(3-phenyl-2-oxiranylcarboxy)-β-dihydroagarofuran, from Celastraceae has been determined and found to have a very interesting three-membered ring
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[Studies on the constituents of Artemisia annua L. (author's transl)].
  • Y. Tu, M. Ni, +5 authors X. Liang
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Yao xue xue bao = Acta pharmaceutica Sinica
  • 1 May 1981
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A Temporizing Solution to "Artemisinin Resistance".
A Temporizing Solution to “Artemisinin Resistance” Three-day therapeutic courses are losing their efficacy against malarial parasites in the Greater Mekong Subregion. But continued rational andExpand
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Artemisinin, the Magic Drug Discovered from Traditional Chinese Medicine
Abstract Artemisinin and its derivatives represent the most important and influential class of drugs in the fight against malaria. Since the discovery of artemisinin in the early 1970s, the globalExpand
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