In vitro and in vivo anti-malarial activity of Boerhavia elegans and Solanum surattense

  title={In vitro and in vivo anti-malarial activity of Boerhavia elegans and Solanum surattense},
  author={Ali Ramazani and Sedigheh Zakeri and Soroush Sardari and Nastaran Khodakarim and Navid Dinparas Djadidt},
  booktitle={Malaria Journal},
There is an urgent need to identify new anti-malarial drug targets for both prophylaxis and chemotherapy, due to the increasing problem of drug resistance to malaria parasites. In the present study, the aim was to discover novel, effective plant-based extracts for the activity against malaria. Ten plants found in Iran were selected by ethnobotanical survey of medicinal plants. The crude ethanolic extracts were tested for in vitro anti-plasmodial activity against two strains of Plasmodium… CONTINUE READING
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