Comparison Between in Vitro Effects of Aqueous Extract of Artemisia seiberi and Artemisinin on Leishmania major

  title={Comparison Between in Vitro Effects of Aqueous Extract of Artemisia seiberi and Artemisinin on Leishmania major},
  author={Farzad Esavand Heydari and Fatemeh Ghaffarifar and Saied Soflaei and Abdolhossein Dalimi},
  booktitle={Jundishapur journal of natural pharmaceutical products},
BACKGROUND It is necessary to develop novel, affordable, and accessible drugs with few side effects as alternatives of the currently available chemical agents for leishmaniasis. OBJECTIVES The main purpose of this study was to evaluate the effects of these drugs on L. major under in vitro conditions. MATERIALS AND METHODS In the current study, 5, 10, 25, 50, and 100 µg/mL concentrations of aqueous extract of Artemisia sieberi and chemical artemisinin were tested on promastigotes of… CONTINUE READING

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