Antimalarial activity of medicinal plants from West Africa: A review

@inproceedings{Agbodeka2017AntimalarialAO,
  title={Antimalarial activity of medicinal plants from West Africa: A review},
  author={Kodjovi Agbodeka and Holaly Efui Gbekley and Simplice Damintoti Karou and Kokou Anani and Jacques Simpore},
  year={2017}
}
Until now, malaria remains a major public health problem in the intertropical zone. There is an urgent need to identify new anti-malarial drug targets, due to the increasing problem of drug resistance to malaria parasites. Historically, the majority of antimalarial drugs have been derived from medicinal plants or from structures modelled on plant lead compounds. In various West African countries, several plants have been reported to be having antimalarial effects and are being applied… CONTINUE READING

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