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Antiparasitic activity of diallyl trisulfide (Dasuansu) on human and animal pathogenic protozoa (Trypanosoma sp., Entamoeba histolytica and Giardia lamblia) in vitro.

@article{Lun1994AntiparasiticAO,
  title={Antiparasitic activity of diallyl trisulfide (Dasuansu) on human and animal pathogenic protozoa (Trypanosoma sp., Entamoeba histolytica and Giardia lamblia) in vitro.},
  author={Z. Lun and C. Burri and M. Menzinger and R. Kaminsky},
  journal={Annales de la Societe belge de medecine tropicale},
  year={1994},
  volume={74 1},
  pages={
          51-9
        }
}
  • Z. Lun, C. Burri, +1 author R. Kaminsky
  • Published 1994
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Annales de la Societe belge de medecine tropicale
  • Garlic (Allium sativum L.) and one of its major components, allicin, have been known to have antibacterial and antifungal activity for a long time. Diallyl trisulfide is a chemically stable final transformation product of allicin which was synthesized in 1981 in China and used for treatment of bacterial, fungal and parasitic infections in man. The activity of diallyl trisulfide was investigated in several important protozoan parasites in vitro. The IC50 (concentration which inhibits metabolism… CONTINUE READING
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