Eupomatenoid-5 Isolated from Leaves of Piper regnellii Induces Apoptosis in Leishmania amazonensis

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Leishmania spp. are protozoa responsible for leishmaniasis, a neglected disease that kills up to 50,000 people every year. Current therapies mainly rely on antimonial drugs that are inadequate because of their poor efficacy and safety and increased drug resistance. An urgent need exists to find new and more affordable drugs. Our previous study demonstrated… (More)
DOI: 10.1155/2013/940531

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@inproceedings{Garcia2013Eupomatenoid5IF, title={Eupomatenoid-5 Isolated from Leaves of Piper regnellii Induces Apoptosis in Leishmania amazonensis}, author={Francielle Pelegrin Garcia and Danielle Lazarin-Bid{\'o}ia and T{\^a}nia Ueda-Nakamura and Sueli de Oliveira Silva and Celso Vataru Nakamura}, booktitle={Evidence-based complementary and alternative medicine : eCAM}, year={2013} }