Antileishmanial activity of some Brazilian plants, with particular reference to Casearia sylvestris.


Leishmaniasis is a complex of diseases caused by Leishmania protozoa which treatment is restricted to a limited number of drugs that exhibit high toxicity, collateral effects and are often costly. There are a variety of tropical plants distributed in Brazil, and for many poor people the therapy for several diseases is based mainly on the use of traditional… (More)
DOI: 10.1590/0001-3765201520140288


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