Action of Cinchona Alkaloids in Malaria*

  title={Action of Cinchona Alkaloids in Malaria*},
  • Published in Nature
  • ALTHOUGH three centuries have elapsed since cinchona bark was introduced into European medicine for the treatment of malaria and it is nearly a century since the last of the four alkaloids—quinine, quinidine, cinchonine, and cinchonidine—which form the active constituents of the bark was discovered, there are still numerous problems to be settled in connexion with the use of the bark and its constituents in malaria. Until recently, chemotherapeutical work in this disease has been hampered by… CONTINUE READING

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