Antiprotozoal activity against Entamoeba histolytica of plants used in northeast Mexican traditional medicine. Bioactive compounds from Lippia graveolens and Ruta chalepensis.

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Amoebiasis caused by Entamoeba histolytica is associated with high morbidity and mortality is becoming a major public health problem worldwide, especially in developing countries. Because of the side-effects and the resistance that pathogenic protozoa build against the standard antiparasitic drugs, e.g., metronidazole, much recent attention has been paid to… (More)
DOI: 10.3390/molecules191221044

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@article{QuintanillaLicea2014AntiprotozoalAA, title={Antiprotozoal activity against Entamoeba histolytica of plants used in northeast Mexican traditional medicine. Bioactive compounds from Lippia graveolens and Ruta chalepensis.}, author={Ramiro Quintanilla-Licea and Benito David Mata-C{\'a}rdenas and Javier Vargas-Villarreal and Aldo Fabio Bazald{\'u}a-Rodr{\'i}guez and Isvar Kavimngeles-Hern{\'a}ndez and Jes{\'u}s Norberto Garza-Gonz{\'a}lez and Magda Elizabeth Hern{\'a}ndez-Garc{\'i}a}, journal={Molecules}, year={2014}, volume={19 12}, pages={21044-65} }